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What Twitter images tell us about COP27 issues: A focus on the Forests and Climate Leaders’ Partnership and Biodiversity Day

What Twitter images tell us about COP27 issues: A focus on the Forests and Climate Leaders’ Partnership and Biodiversity Day

Jan 4, 2023

#RestorationStory by Rina Tsubaki In our previous social media exploration, we looked at how Twitter hashtags can help us inquire into emerging public issues around global events like COP27. In our rapid investigation, based on the digital methods recipes developed by SUPERB partners at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London and the Public Data Lab, we identified different ways people engage with forest restoration through keywords like #conservation,…

COP27 on Twitter: Forest restoration issues and narratives through hashtags

COP27 on Twitter: Forest restoration issues and narratives through hashtags

Nov 30, 2022

#RestorationStory by Rina Tsubaki Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter has prompted confusion among its users and concerns about the platform’s future. Musk’s tweets are gathering daily attention due to large-scale layoffs and safety concerns around the new paid blue…

The sweet chestnut orchard on the right side, with holm oak on the left (southward facing) side of the slope.

Rise from the ashes

Oct 21, 2022

#RestorationStory by Bas Lerink, supported by Judit Torres and Iñigo Oleagordia Montaña The sun peaks over the roof of Cathedral Santa Maria as I make my way downtown the city of León. The huge stained-glass windows…

Exploring Romania Forest

Exploring Romanian forests – an unexpected journey

Aug 24, 2022

by Silke Jacobs, Sara Filipek, Gert-Jan Nabuurs & Bas Lerink ‘Timber Mafia’, ‘Notorious corruption’ and ‘Destruction of last virgin forests’. News articles about Romanian forests and their management are dominated by headlines like these or with…