Top news of the week: 28.04.2020.

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Future Of Food

On Apr 24, 2020
@SoilAssociation shared
We do need to eat less meat overall but must support high-quality 🇬🇧 meat with a low environmental impact We must reduce intensively farmed, grain-fed meat & use 💰saved to buy better quality, grass-fed meat like organic More info https://t.co/8XcH8NvrAc https://t.co/zuHaSMpXXD
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Does climate change mean I need to stop eating meat?

Does climate change mean I need to stop eating meat?

So, if you eat meat, incorporate more plant proteins into your diet, alongside: organic red meat (look for UK-grown grass-fed meat where possible) and higher welfare pork and …

On Apr 24, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
The #coronavirus has significantly impacted #globalfood trade, @hmeldridge explores how countries are responding around the world and argue why a collaborative approach to building #foodsecurity through resilience and integration is needed https://t.co/0Ylo97Xpmk
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What does a global pandemic mean for a global food system?

What does a global pandemic mean for a global food system?

What does a global pandemic mean for a global food system?

On Apr 22, 2020
@SkollFoundation shared
"We have tolerated an economic model where the health of people and planet are outside the parameters of GDP, where human life and wellbeing are expendable. But a new dream of the Earth is emerging." Thoughts from Gary Cohen of @HCWHGlobal #EarthDay50 https://t.co/HvgnOE56MT
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Collective Strength in a Time of Plague

Collective Strength in a Time of Plague

We are bearing witness to the end of the period of capitalism where it has been acceptable to poison the Earth and all her species as the cost of doing business. That much is clear.

On Apr 24, 2020
@farmingfirst shared
“This crisis is a time to recognize & strengthen our farming community – women & men.” In this @MongabayIndia feature, @WorldFoodPrize Laureate @msswaminathan explores his early research career & highlights lessons for agriculture in the #COVID19 era 👉 https://t.co/DL2tHJq7Yc
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[Commentary] Covid-19 and food security: Lessons for Indian Agriculture

[Commentary] Covid-19 and food security: Lessons for Indian Agriculture

Strong agricultural genetic diversity can strengthen food security and in turn reduce vulnerability to infections such as the current pandemic.

On Apr 22, 2020
@CivilEats shared
Can dry farming help save California's vineyards? https://t.co/bnBH0PYP2y #FromTheArchives #EarthDay50 https://t.co/1xUkDJUjwL
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Can Dry Farming Help Save California’s Vineyards?

Can Dry Farming Help Save California’s Vineyards?

As the state faces ever hotter, drier, and more erratic weather, advocates of dry farming say its time has come—again.

On Apr 27, 2020
@CivilEats shared
Could maple syrup be a climate change solution? https://t.co/oCsstoQ4lV #ccnow #ClimateSolutions https://t.co/fecIYwGXbS
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Could Maple Syrup Be a Climate Change Solution?

Could Maple Syrup Be a Climate Change Solution?

With growing demand for maple products, conservation groups and farmers alike see a financial incentive to keep carbon-storing woodlands intact.

On Apr 24, 2020
@NewHarvestOrg shared
RT @AJamesStout: Stumbled back on this article (a whole article!) that @DrNeilStephens showed me that looks at the "bibliometrics" of cultured meat (citations, collaborations, etc). For cell ag junkies & also those who wonder who researches the researchers🤔. https://t.co/5inMcbGzOM
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Trends in cultured meat

Trends in cultured meat

Thus, this research aims to analyze from the perspective of the bibliometric and sociometric analysis the scientific publications on meat cultivated within the perspective of …

On Apr 24, 2020
@Seed_Alliance shared
Thanks, @LelaNargi, for your excellent and timely reporting on the importance of public plant breeders, seed diversity, and regionally adapted seed @TheCounter #seeddiversity #publicplantbreeding #regionalseednetworks #organicplantbreeding #organicseed https://t.co/foLYObsVhu
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Beautiful disasters: The wild, wilted world of plant scientists who breed crops ready to thrive on a climate-ravaged earth

Beautiful disasters: The wild, wilted world of plant scientists who breed crops ready to thrive on a climate-ravaged earth

A diversity of regionally adapted seeds are in short supply in parts of the U.S. So farmers mus increasingly rely on a handful of publicly funded seed breeders to supply them.