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#CoffeeProduction thread!

1/ #Coffee is a popular beverage enjoyed by millions of people around the world, but did you know that only a few countries are responsible for the majority of global coffee production?
2/ The top coffee producing countries are #Brazil, #Vietnam, Colombia, Indonesia, and Ethiopia. Together, these countries account for about 75% of the world's coffee production.
3/ #Brazil is the largest coffee producer in the world, with over 2.5 million tons produced annually. Vietnam is a close second, producing around 1.5 million tons per year.
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❗❗❗ TAKE ACTION FOR ANIMALS, MOTHER EARTH & HUMANS:

1.➤Take Action for the Earth and Indigenous Peoples!

➡️ amazonwatch.org/take-action

PETITIONS by @amazonwatch

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#nature #amazon #rainforest #INDIGENOUS #action #petition #MotherEarth #Earth #wildlife #animals Image
❗❗❗ SIGN & SHARE PETITIONS ❗❗❗

2. ➤Action Alerts by @peta :

➡️ peta.org/action/action-…

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#Animals #AnimalRights #Peta #GoVegan #animallovers #TakeAction #Petitions #Earthlings Image
❗❗❗ SIGN & SHARE PETITIONS ❗❗❗

3. ➤ Petitions for rainforest protection:

➡️rainforest-rescue.org/petitions

by @RainforestResq / @RettetRegenwald / @sauvonslaforet

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#Rainforest #Amazon #Nature #Earth #Wildlife #petition #TakeAction #animals #GoVegan Image
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A little thread on biodiversity #datasharing #openaccess #openscience. On sharing data on #rainforest birds and habitat that @gundupoo and I collected during 1997-99 in the Kalakad-Mundathurai Tiger Reserve #WesternGhats... a retrospective from a quarter century later 1/n In KMTR, March 1999; Photo by P JeganathanIn KMTR, Dec 2018; Photo by Kalyan Varma
Field biologists need not just collect or hoard biodiversity data for their own use. Sharing under a CC-BY or public domain (CC0) license enables better and wider use and adds value to science and scholarship, students and citizens. 2/n Illustration @dasaptaerwin @WikiCommons
For a start, our doctoral research data from KMTR, used in a couple of papers, is now @datadryad (CC0/Public Domain license). Bird and vegetation/habitat data from 21 transects in rainforests along an elevation gradient and from abandoned plantations. 3/n
datadryad.org/stash/dataset/…
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Thank you @IWS_Network for giving me the opportunity to share my #story 💜 ! This a part of Voices Without Frontiers program iwsnetwork.ca/voices-without… #IWS #WomenInSTEM #VoicesIWS #ecology #conservation #biodiversity
I was born in #saopaulo, #Brazil’s largest city, very different from the #Amazon Rainforest & Rio! See me and a #samauma, the most famous Amazon tree 🌳
Also me & @IsabelaHissa in front of Sao Paulo’s #MASP (Modern Art Museum) & me and my mom in #Rio! #VoiceIWS @IWS_Network Image
I can say I lived in a great #rainforest because Sao Paulo & most of the coast of Brazil are in the Atlantic Forest 🌴🌺🐍. It is one of the 34 world’s #hotspots of #biodiversity, with more than 1500 plant species and 90% of original area loss. #VoiceIWS @IWS_Network Source: https://www.e-educa...
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@infinity10 MUST WATCH:-
#TheComingContagion @CNN
10.30 MYT/SGT
#AllHailTheLockdown @AJEnglish 11.30 MYT/SGT
#TheListeningPost @AJEnglish
12.30 MYT/SGT
MUST WATCH!! 🤜🤛👊

#TheComingContagion (#CNNSPECIAL), EXPLAINS VIRAL #ZOONOSES like #EBOLA (which emerged from the #RainForest) & the #COVID19Pandemic (the emergence of which is, possibly from #fruitbats, is currently still being analyzed for confirmation).
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A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.
Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air & giving fresh strength to our people.
~Franklin D. Roosevelt

#Year2050
#AmazonRainforest will only be remembered in pictures

We burned our lungs🌎 for #BEEF

#Vegan bc 👇 Image
🌴 #AmazonRainforest Has Lost More Than ▶Ten Million◀ Football Fields of Forest in a Decade
THIS #rainforest is responsible for storing over 180 BILLION tons of carbon
With #deforestation that carbon is released back into the atmosphere

#EndAnimalAg

smithsonianmag.com/science-nature…
#DYK
💧 "One-fifth of the world’s fresh #water is in the #AmazonBasin, supplying water to the world by releasing water vapor into the atmosphere that can travel thousands of miles"

Meanwhile governments 🌍🌏🌎 & politicians ignore #AmazonBurning
➡🐮

smithsonianmag.com/science-nature…
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#IndigenousPeoplesDay
A road is being built in the middle of the rainforest in Ecuador in the Yasuni National Park, to prepare for oil exploration drilling
This is a threat to the #RainForest, to the Waorani tribe & close to the Tagaeri Taromenane Intangible Zone protected area Image
#IndigenousPeoplesDay
A road is being built in the middle of the rainforest in Ecuador in the Yasuni National Park, to prepare for oil exploration drilling
Thanks to @pierrebayle for the cue!
The blog that inspired us (in French): pierrebayle.typepad.com/pensees_sur_la…
FYI @WorldRainforest
Reference information
wrm.org.uy/articles-from-…
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10 STRIKING IMAGES THAT TELL THE STORIES OF THE DECADE. #Year2020

1. The #NorthernLights are seen above the ash plume from the Eyjafjallajӧkull volcano in Iceland, 22 April 2010.
📸: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/
10 STRIKING IMAGES THAT TELL THE STORIES OF THE DECADE. #Year2020

2. UK’s #PrinceWilliam and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace following their wedding in London’s Westminster Abbey, UK, 29 April 2011.
📸: REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
10 STRIKING IMAGES THAT TELL THE STORIES OF THE DECADE. #Year2020

3. #UsainBolt of 🇯🇲 looks at Andre De Grasse of 🇨🇦 as they compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics, Men’s 100m Semi-Finals at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 August 2016.
📸: REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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What's our #beef with beef?

Public interest on #climate, #biodiversity & #diet is rightly growing

#Meat is often at the heart of the debate but it's important we look past headlines & unpick the detail

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#EatBetterMeat #EatOrganic #BBCOne 👉ow.ly/MjQ150xjJI9
Our #meat comes from different #farm systems

When animals are grazed on grass, as in #organic, this can have positive impacts on #climate & #nature. Intensively produced #grain-fed chicken & pigs can have the opposite effect

#EatBetterMeat #EatOrganic 👉ow.ly/MjQ150xjJI9
🐄🐖🐔 Intensively farmed animals are almost always fed on #grain & imported #soya

The production of animal feed can exhaust soils and drive #rainforest clearance

This is devastating for the #climate & #biodiversity

#EatBetterMeat #EatOrganic #Meat 👉ow.ly/MjQ150xjJI9
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With #Halloween approaching, what haunts you? I often worry about how quickly #animals are going extinct, and especially #frogs. Here's some of the ways your support can help me prevent then from becoming #environmental ghosts: patreon.com/MyFrogCroaked #FridayFeeling #FrogFriday
Did you know? Many baby #frogs (tadpoles) act as “river lawn mowers” by grazing on algae and plant material that falls into rivers. Their presence helps protect clean water which people and #wildlife both depend on. #FrogFriday
Also, #frogs may help control the spread of human #diseases spread by #insects, like #malaria, dengue & Zika. The tadpoles of some frog species are carnivorous & kill mosquito eggs & larvae. Keeping frogs healthy can help keep people healthy too patreon.com/MyFrogCroaked #OneHealth
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Anthropogenic #CO2 emissions, combined with #deforestation and increased #human-caused ignitions have created the perfect storm for #megafires in the #Amazon #IPCC2014
Warmer temperatures as a result of increased #anthropogenic #CO2, #detorestation and increased #fire activity can cause #positive #feedbacks that push the #Amazon towards a #tippingpoint resulting in a shift from #rainforest to #savanna forests
A shift from #rainforest to #savanna ecosystems will have global consequences. The rainforest creates its own weather by recycling moisture from the jungle. The trees absorb #CO2 and release #oxygen, literally the air we breathe.
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