Please listen to advice and information ONLY from authoritative sources https://t.co/pHIeBWD3e0
♻ RT @WHO@twitter.com:
FACT: #COVID19 is NOT airborne.
The #coronavirus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks.
To protect yourself:
-keep 1m distance from others
-disinfect surfaces frequently
-wash/rub your 👐
-avoid touching your 👀👃👄
Always keep this in mind: While the global spreading of the #Wuhan-type #Coronavirus is changing the world as we know it, it is likely to be a short-term disruption. #climatechange however is a far bigger issue, addressing the basic conditions for human life to strive on Earth. So please do not forget about long-term challenges seen the dramatic evolution of current events.
Comic snatched from @melinux.
Gaza/Palestine, Covid19, UKpol
Over the weekend it was confirmed that COVID-19 cases are in Gaza. This is truly a nightmare situation.
Palestine Solidarity campaign are asking people to write to the Foreign Office to urge the UK to use its diplomatic power to insist the siege of Gaza ends immediately, and for Palestinians to have access to the healthcare they need.
♻ RT @FAOKnowledge@twitter.com:
Today, an estimated 3.6 billion people worldwide live in areas that are potentially water scarce at least 1 month/year!
Climate-smart agriculture helps identify agricultural strategies suitable to local conditions 👉 http://bit.ly/2UhvV19
Urban Land Could Grow Fruit and Veg for 15 Percent of the Population
"Growing fruit and vegetables in just 10 per cent of a city's gardens and other urban green spaces could provide 15 per cent of the local population with their 'five a day', according to new research."
#WorldMetDay takes place in one week's time, in conjunction with #WorldWaterDay. Theme is
Climate & Water.
#COVID19 prompted cancellation of all ceremonies, and is a reminder about importance of water (and hand-washing) for health and welfare.
♻ RT @UN_Water@twitter.com:
Handwashing is essential to limit the spread of #COVID19.
Wash your hands using soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub.
We climate scientists won't know exactly how the crisis will unfold until it’s too late
Humanity at risk if we keep thinking everything is under control
RT @BlogKerim: Taiwan has millions of visitors from China and only 45 coronavirus cases. Here’s how. https://t.co/ic1eX4kreI
This medicine says it may cause lightheadedness, dry mouth, and blurred vision, but my head feels incredibly heavy, water is pouring from my mouth, and I can see individual hummingbird wingbeats, so I think I'm fine.
uspol, "Don't Mourn - Organize!"
105 years ago, a labour union activist called Joe Hill was put to death by the state of Utah, for a crime he did not commit. In his letter to his union, The Industrial Workers of the World, he wrote "Don't Mourn - Organize!", urging them to channel their grief for him into work that will benefit the workers.
Sanders Supporters, it's not too late to do the same. Here's some nationwide organizations you may be able to get involved with in your communities (with what they do in brackets)
Black Cross Federation (Prisoner support) http://www.abcf.net/
Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation (Platformism) https://blackrosefed.org/
Black Socialists of America (Co-operative economics) https://blacksocialists.us/
DSA Libertarian Socialist Caucus (Libertarian-Socialism) https://dsa-lsc.org/
👨🌾 Family Farm Alliance (Agricultural association) https://www.familyfarmalliance.org/
Food Not Bombs (Mutual Aid) http://foodnotbombs.net/
Industrial Workers of the World (Labour Unionism) https://iww.org/
🌱 Land Stewardship Project (Agricultural association) https://landstewardshipproject.org/
⚙️ Mutual Aid Network (Mutual Aid) https://www.mutualaidnetwork.org/
🚜 The Rural Coalition (Agricultural association) https://www.ruralco.org/
Symbiosis Revolution (Municipalism) https://www.symbiosis-revolution.org/
(If you know of any other groups for organizing, please post them in response)
Former lecturer/researcher specializing in atmosphere/ocean modeling, natural hazards and disasters. Currently working full time as a teacher. Mostly toots about vegetables.
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