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#ExtinctionRebellion Mzansi volunteer, on a journey seeking a future fit for generations to come. #DeepAdaptation #Sharing #Peace this time is precious.
I really enjoy the complexity of the food web in the ocean (especially the primary producers). It’s impressive how much we still need to learn! https://twitter.com/ipbes/status/1291736352321462273
A group of 8 of my paleoclimate colleagues has published the most comprehensive data set and analysis of Holocene proxy records as yet: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41597-020-0530-7. It confirms that modern temperatures are likely higher than any time in the Holocene and the history of civilisation.
Without critical scientific information and effective warning systems, Africans will continue to be affected by deadly heat waves, writes @bberwyn. #CoveringClimateNow https://mg.co.za/africa/2020-08-05-climate-sciences-blind-spot-for-heat-waves-in-southern-africa/?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1596639602
@CityofCT @mtyala @AfriNewsAgency Instead of sending law enforcement on an operation, why not send officials to go and help people get permits? You have an enabling and facilitation role to play, not only enforcement.
More than 30% unemployment in South Africa, over four months of lockdown and @CityofCT Law Enforcement decides to confiscate the wares of hawkers at Cape Town bus terminus. 🎥@jongilangaNdama/@AfriNewsAgency
Human destruction of natural ecosystems increases the numbers of animals that harbour diseases that can lead to pandemics such as #Covid https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/05/deadly-diseases-from-wildlife-thrive-when-nature-is-destroyed-study-finds?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
I admire the people who, when things get scary, become softer. Who listen. Who get more patient. Who hold space for creativity. Who show a multiplicity of care. Who stand fast against the bullies. Where did they learn that I wonder, or did they always know?