May the light of wisdom guide our path as we stumble into the future!
Stories from the last few weeks…..
This one tickled my funny bone….Drone blasted out of the sky by Virginia woman
Zika aerial sprays killing off bee populations
Sugar industry paid scientists to direct blame at fat; reminds me of the tobacco industry tactics…..
Hungary planning new border fence to keep refugees out
Polluted air affects 92% of Earth’s population
Bristle BBQ brushes should be eliminated say surgeons
60% of south Asia’s water contaminated
Global human footprint infographics from the Journal Nature
from 1993 to 2009. We note that while the human population has increased by 23% and the world economy has grown 153%, the human footprint has increased by just 9%. Still, 75% the planet’s land surface is experiencing measurable human pressures. Moreover, pressures are perversely intense, widespread and rapidly intensifying in places with high biodiversity.
5G wireless networks set to be unleashed despite risks to health ; when will it ever be fast enough?
Been on vacation for a bit and now I’m back, hope this finds you well wherever you are !
Here is a roundup of stories that caught my eye during the last 5 weeks as I always try to keep an eye on what’s going on even if I’m not actively posting….
Canada dumps gold– can’t say this seems prudent given the global environment we’re in now- you could argue we have this luxury being a producer but nevertheless having zero reserves is questionable (esp when noting how gold has performed well in the first part of 2016 and over the last 8 years)……