Yearly Archives: 2019

Save a species-rich wet meadow for wildlife

Here’s an opportunity not to be missed!  A crowd-funder set up by Rob Thomas.  His description as follows:   “This pair of small fields on the banks of the river … Read on

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Movement Building workshop in Bristol October 19 2019

This from the organisers, Stir to Action Are you a movement builder, or aspire to be one? Do you recognise the impact you can have when you think big about … Read on

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Unprocessed red meat and processed red meat consumption: the research review that calls official dietary guidelines into question

Here is the link to the full article in the Annals of Internal Medicine   Johnston BC, Zeraatkar D, Han MA, et al. Unprocessed Red Meat and Processed Meat Consumption: … Read on

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Environmental Audit Committee’s call to end support for fossil fuel energy projects oversees rejected by UK Gvt

Press Release (Monday September 30 2019) Government rejects EAC’s call to end support for fossil fuel energy projects overseas and allows eleven times increase in “dirty” investment by UK Export … Read on

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“Land restoration the cheapest solution to climate change and biodiversity loss”

This from the Climate News Network Unless nations act now to halt the spread of deserts, they may face wars over food shortages and starvation by mid-century, the UN says. … Read on

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EFRACOM to cross question SoS Theresa Villiers on preparations for a no-deal Brexit for food and farming Sept 9 2019

House of Commons  Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee New Environment Secretary to appear before Committee on preparations for a No Deal Brexit The new Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers will appear … Read on

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Increasing organic stocks in agricultural soils: Knowledge gaps and potential innovations

This from Soil and Tillage Research Volume 188, May 2019, Pages 41-52 Claire Chenu, Denis A. Angers, Pierre Barré, Delphine Derrien, Dominique Arrouays, Jérôme Balesdent   Abstract as follows: Recent … Read on

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Regenerative Agriculture

by Ian Perkin*  Regenerative Agriculture is a system of holistic land management practices that leverage the power of photosynthesis in plants to close the carbon cycle, and build soil health, crop … Read on

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Only a Climate Revolution can Cool the World

This from the Climate News Network by Paul Brown, London July 31 2019 An academic book on fossil fuel consumption reaches a startling conclusion: only a climate revolution can force … Read on

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EFRACOM calls for written evidence for its new enquiry: Agriculture and Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The House of Commons Environment Food & Rural Affairs Committee is launching an inquiry into the challenges for agriculture of achieving the UK’s net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target. In June … Read on

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