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Would reducing red meat consumption in Canada do more hard than good? A thread: (1/13)
@epicurious, @FoodSystems, @EATforum – you’ve heard it multiple places: ‘We must reduce meat consumption for climate change, the environment, to reduce our dietary carbon footprints.’ However, what could the implications of this be for #Canada? (2/13)
In a recent @CBCNews article, a researcher suggested that reducing beef consumption by 25% would result in a reduction of livestock related emissions of 10%. Sounds good, but… (3/13)
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Today, on #TheMisplacedMenagerie -

We report the exotic (for #India) apple #snail, #Pomacea diffusa, also known as the spike topped apple snail, from the #Mumbai region, as part of our ongoing studies on #urbanwildlife, and the #ecology of introduced species, in #India, Mumbai.
The study was officially published in the 'ELA Journal of Forestry and Wildlife' - a peer reviewed #science journal, which is also the official journal of the #Maharashtra State #Forest Department.

Link to paper: researchgate.net/publication/35…

#sciencetwitter #TwitterNatureCommunity
Spiked Topped Apple Snails in #Mumbai (and other parts of #India) are the direct result of the #aquarium trade - either as accidental, or deliberate releases from home aquaria.

#InvasiveSpecies #sciencetwitter #ecology #naturalhistory #urbanwildlife
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The definition of #EnvironmentalRacism: (noun) A type of racism perpetrated by the disproportionate location of environmental hazards near economically and socially disadvantaged areas”.
#ADOS✊🏾

sociologydictionary.org/environmental-…
This type of targeted neglect has led to #NeglectedTropicalDiseases that have led to the underlying conditions of #COVID19 in #ADOS✊🏾communities throughout America; specifically the southern states.

journals.plos.org/plosntds/artic…
What were once known as #NeglectedInfectiousDiseases in impoverished Third World communities are now know as #NeglectedTropicalDiseases that impact historically neglected #ADOS❤️communities throughout the South and in impoverished areas in America.
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Grau de investimento: crucial quesito avaliador na concessão de crédito suno.com.br/artigos/grau-d…
"O #Brasil em 2018 não recuperou o seu grau de investimento perdido em 2015.

Após uma melhora na economia que sucedeu uma grave recessão, as agências justificaram a falta de medidas para conter o déficit fiscal como motivo de não elevar a nota do país."

suno.com.br/artigos/grau-d…
#Brasileiro é o turista mais rejeitado do mundo, diz pesquisa @IATA a.msn.com/03/pt-br/BB1fD…
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THREAD - What happened at the Huanan #seafood market?

The @WHO report is quite clear on this point: #SARSCoV2 might have jumped from a wild animal sold in this market and maybe other markets in #Wuhan. But what do we know exactly? 1/15

#originsofSARSCoV2 Image
After all this time, the Huanan seafood market still remains the main suspect for a simple reason: most of the early cases had visited at least one market in Wuhan city, and several of them visited the Huanan market. 2/15 Image
According to the report, 10,000 people visited this place every day, making it a perfect setting for an #outbreak. One might argue: what about the cases without market exposure? Good question! 3/15
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In its new Protection of Civilians Handbook @NATO also expands on #environmental protection considerations. A welcome development following last years #UNSC debates and side-events on environmental, peace and security. A short thread: 1/x
shape.nato.int/news-archive/2…
The introduction explains that PoC also includes protection of " the natural environment, as well as necessary public services linked to civilian critical infrastructure, such as potable water, sanitation, and electricity". 2/x natolibguides.info/Environment
In the planning phase of NATO operations, environmental protection considerations should be part of the analysis, including a baseline study and and environmental impact assessment to ensure minimization and mitigation of environmental impacts 3/x
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“The United Kingdom has fallen. There has been a right wing coup in this country... . And nobody noticed. We did not notice because it was years in the making. We did not notice because when it came, it came in a blonde wig and a mask of buffoonery.
We did not notice because it lied to us and hid its true intent. We did not notice because the #foreign manipulation was hidden from us and continues to be hidden from us.
We did not notice, because the #lies when they were discovered were hidden by more lies, until lack of #truth became normal acceptable.
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#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity in the age of #globalization, #information & #connectivity has now become an all-encompassing notion. Surely it is not solely a function of the #ArmedForces anymore.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity also includes providing a conducive environment in which aspirations of human #security, national #progress & #development could be realized.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
#PakistanArmy #COAS Gen Bajwa: #NationalSecurity has now become an all-encompassing notion, wherein besides various elements of national power, #global & #regional environments also play a profound role.
#IslamabadDialogue #IslamabadSecurityDialogue
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In-depth individual interviews of 25 #women #workers at the Ambassador Bridge produced #breastcancer risk understandings & agency narratives.

Kathy said: “put us all together, and pretty soon you have just got lots of stories that all have the same ending.”

A thread

1/
The research captures & explains layered & multifactorial influences on women’s narratives of #breastcancer risks & related agency and to see how #health and health knowledge are constructed in a #nested set of relationships.

2/
Multiple information sources influenced #women’s #breastcancer risk and agency narratives.

Social, cultural & experiential information were all included.

#Workplace & #environmental exposures & socio-cultural aspects of work & environment were critical to the narratives.

3/
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To celebrate UNESCO's International Day of Women & Girls in Science, here's a #thread of some of the amazing Sustainable Seas researchers and their mahi* #IDWGS2021 #WomenInSTEM
@WomenScienceDay

*not an exhaustive list, please tag/add those who we miss!
@KKSaturday led our Enabling inter-agency collaboration on cumulative effects project, which developed the ACE framework, a decision-making tool to guide #collaborative mgmt of #cumulativeeffects in our moana #IDWGS2021
sustainableseaschallenge.co.nz/our-research/e…
@karentfisher leads our Enhancing EBM practices research theme, which investigates how #policy #regulation and #legislation can be tailored to support #EcosystemBasedManagement in NZ #IDWGS2021

sustainableseaschallenge.co.nz/our-research/e…
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#Wonk warning: a #thread on social cost of #carbon (SCC). We at @CVEPLLC expected @JoeBiden not just to reinstate higher SCC in his #dayone #climate order but also to look at incorporating #environmental #justice into it.

He did, and it matters. #OOTT /1
Background: when #federal #agencies write rules, they try to maximize net benefits or minimize net costs.

The goal is that adding up all benefits for (and costs to) society + all costs to (and benefits for) regulated parties should be > 0. /2
In this context, SCC offers a way for agencies to “monetize” societal benefits of #climate rules. Oversimplification version: Benefit = (tons of GHG avoided) * (SCC, in $/ton). There are couple of quirks, tho. /3
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THREAD: 1/5

The lack of consultation on authorising #neonics is unacceptable🚫

As has been previously evidenced, it will be very hard to prevent these #pesticides making their way into plants & rivers, thereby damaging our #wildlife
2/5

WE BELIEVE: Emergency authorisations like the introduction of #neonicotinoids in #farming are a short-term crutch that will stifle innovation and long-term thinking💔

It’s vital we think of #SUSTAINABLE & #ENVIRONMENTAL methods of protecting our crops against pests, instead
3/5

WE NEED GOVT. TO:

A) Look at a long-term strategy for a #sustainable future for sugar beet in the UK - addressing its role in rotations, health issues, farm incomes, jobs & the environment 🚜

@CarolineLucas @LukePollard
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Brave organizations that committed to protecting the ocean

#ocean #environmental
@Greenpeace @oceana @WWF

smallcycle.com/2020/11/ocean-… Image
Oceana

Oceana was founded in 2001 in Washington DC. This organization is the largest international marine advocacy organization.
Greenpeace

Greenpeace is an environmental organization or institution that does not accept input from companies or the government so that it can maintain its independence of voice.
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"How can non-financial information reporting work for SMEs?" Looking forward to hearing @larawoltersEU keynote speech at the event organised by @AccountancyEU @ACCANews @EACB_News @SMEunited

#sustainability
.@larawoltersEU "Banks and investors are requiring more information on companies' due diligence and non-financial reporting. This can lead to cheaper loans"

#NFR #UNPG #disclosure
.@larawoltersEU at @AccountancyEU event: SMEs should be covered by #humanrights and #environmental due diligence legislation under proportionality principle and using a #risk based approach; guidelines should be produced & if possible supporting funds could be considered
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The Epoch Times National Poll was conducted by Big Data Poll and interviewed 2,169 likely #Voters nationwide sourced via voter file-verified online survey panels from Aug. 26 to Aug. 30, 2020.

Here were the findings (Thread👇) theepochtimes.com/epoch-times-na…
“Mr. Biden’s edge with seniors has slipped, and the president is outperforming his minority vote share from 2016 by a modest but statistically significant degree.”

#JoeBiden holds a potentially dwindling lead over President Trump, and voters expect the incumbent to win.
#Biden leads among female voters 49% compared to Trump at 35%, while Trump leads with male voters 46% to 41%.

In rural America, where #Voters are currently the most enthusiastic about voting in November, the president leads 52% to 36%.
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Over a week ago dry lightning struck my part of California which is something we've never seen before. It caused an unprecedented amount of wildfires that has covered the entire area in smoke. It's been so hard to breathe, I'm just dreaming of the days when I can go outside again Image
This is no doubt all exacerbated by climate change, and the fires in turn will accelerate climate change in a downward spiral. I'm guessing this is something we'll be experiencing a lot more in the future. Image
I hope the people of this shared earth will put aside their differences and protect our planet. We can all vote for green policies and reduce our carbon footprint as much as we can. Our future is in our hands.

#climatechange #ExtinctionRebellion #CAWildfires #art #environmental
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"Dozen of fishermen in Hodeida who spoke to #MintPress expressed deep concern. They called the #FSOSafer a “floating bomb” lurking off their coast and say it could destroy their last source of food and income."
by @AlhouthiAhmed
mintpressnews.com/fso-safer-stri… #Yemen #FridayThoughts
Photos taken by I.R. Consilium in 2019 shows corrosion and damage on the #FSOSafer. Small spills can already be seen. #Yemen Image
“If an explosion takes place, many countries, including #SaudiArabia, will be hit with an #environmental disaster.”
by @AlhouthiAhmed
mintpressnews.com/maintenance-fs… #Yemen #FridayThoughts #oil #oilspill
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 6/20/2020-2

greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/06/20/dai…

Peter Turchin The Science behind My Forecast for 2020 - Peter Turchin

peterturchin.com/cliodynamica/t…

#science #forecast2020
Physical link between RNA processing and epigenetic silencing discovered

phys.org/news/2020-06-p…

#epi #rna
Lancet-gate in the COVID-19 pandemic era: is it alright for science to be wrong?

sciencex.com/news/2020-06-l…

#wrong #pandemic #science
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1. #COVID19 has overshadowed much of government's policy agenda including the response to #ClimateChange. Now, the green agenda will have to battle for prominence during the economic recovery phase. A short thread on the likelihood of a green recovery by @jbuckland13 and @Gilesyb
2. The impact of #COVID19 on global carbon emissions is one of the few silver linings to the current pandemic. As countries have gone into lockdown, emissions have fallen dramatically with early analysis putting us on course for the biggest fall on record. @IEA
3. However, the impact will be short lived. As measures are relaxed, business & industrial energy use will return and emissions will pick up. Politicians will focus on getting the economy motoring again, superseding #environmental interests in the short term
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We reviewed and analyzed the #academic #literature to answer the following questions: How have #Indigenous peoples participated in #environmentalmonitoring, and how has their #participation influenced #monitoring #objectives, #indicators, #methods, and #monitoring #outcomes?
Findings: 1. The literature most often characterized participation as data collection;
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My undergraduate students @EvergreenStCol (#wundergrads!) are writing blog posts about our #NSFfunded research at #MountStHelens for the month leading up to the #40thAnniversary of the 1980 eruption! Follow along April 18-May 18th @MtStHelensNVM @Laurenjean21_ @mis_madeline_
Hello Ecology Enthusiasts!
To honor the 40th anniversary of the Mount St. Helens eruption our team will be hosting a glimpse into the amazing work and research we’ve been able to be a part of on the beautiful landscape of MSH. Image
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#Storytelling.

Tonight I'm going to share highlights from the 2010 "Scenarios for the Future of Technology & Int'l Development" report produced by The Rockefeller Foundation & Global Business Network. Not just the "Lock Step" scenario, but all 4 scenarios. [54 page report]
Following Event 201 (Oct 18 2019), we must concede that the ruling class has been gifted with phenomenal and prophetic intuitions & insights. (They truly are the chosen ones.) Thus it is worthwhile, even mandatory, to study their scenario exercises & simulations.
"We believe that scenario planning has great potential for use in philanthropy to identify unique interventions... scenario planning allows us to achieve impact more effectively." [p 4]
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