Gemini New Moon/ Ocean News

Ocean news is the focus for this latest update….we just passed World Ocean’s Day on June 8 and plastic debris remains perhaps the most pressing issue aside from the ongoing unsustainable rates of fishing that have been happening for many years now…..here are a few related stories….

Meditteranean has highest levels of microplastics

The machine turning plastic into oil- this would be great for remote places where they often burn their plastic waste……..

Fishing economics- government subsidies prop up unprofitable fisheries- top 6 countries six countries (China, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, Spain, and South Korea) accounted for 77% of the global high-seas fishing fleet

Krill digesting microplastic creating nanoplastic

Boyan Slat’s OceanCleanup site talks of 50% reduction of Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 5 years with full deployment

Overview of research- still in early stages

UK and EU plastic strategy comparison

Cleanseas.org- Good resource for ideas and infographics

This article blames sea temperature rise for 99 of 100 sea turtles turning female but I can’t help but wonder if it is in fact the combination of temperature plus microplastic pollution…….

 

Ancient baobab trees dying off in Africa

ATMs being phased out in Japan – the war on cash continues

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Pisces New Moon

Another Pisces New Moon? The February New Moon was actually in Aquarius on the cusp of Pisces and I had mistakenly posted it as Pisces…..only human after all…..

 

Interesting stories have come to light lately…..

In China Xi Jinping has assumed lifetime dictator status

Italy is in political uncertainty after a divided vote

Stephen Hawking passed on at 76- a brilliant mind who defied his limitations and lived longer than any human has with ALS

This article looks at some of the big questions that he pondered/worked on and what he warned for our future

Earth’s magnetic field weakening under Africa- pole flip?

Microplastics found in bottled water– not really surprising is it?

Cryptojacking emerges as a thing..…computers are stealthily hijacked and used for mining the virtual currency

meanwhile Google bans crypto ads and some estimate the mining is no longer even profitable

Scientists unlock more secrets of Jupiter

World’s longest undersea tunnel in Japan weighs usage balance of freight vs. people

February- Winter wanes, light increases

Time to plant seeds! Provided you’re not stuck in a deep freeze that is…….

Magnetic field of earth weakening over South America, increasing in the north- Pole shift ahead?

Japanese scientists work on wireless power transmission

Mass deaths of saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan solved by scientists

India takes a firm stance against cryptocurrencies- Price crashes ensue

Planets discovered outside the Milky Way for the first time

The future of air travel- biometrics and facial recognition

Facebook begins to decline – use down for first time….

Cancer Full Moon kicks off 2018

Blessings to you all for this year ahead! my deepest wish for you is that it be filled with vibrant health, love and prosperity

 

This entry will be a little all over the place reviewing some stories that stuck out from the last year and other random tidbits….enjoy!

Maybe you drank too much last night…..how about some sound healing in the Temple of Sacred Sound?

The year started with inspiration from the Iceman Wim Hof – this excellent 39 minute video tells his amazing story so well – this led to me personally exploring ice therapeutically and doing polar bear swims

VisualCapitalist produced an articles that highlights the top infographics for 2017 related to markets and trends If you’re not familiar with them, infographics are great for visual learners….

The loss of jobs to robots continued – here is one example from Japan – major questions remain as to how humanity will cope with increasing populations and decreasing numbers of jobs due to automation….

The war on cash continued- India was frontline in this struggle  also major players such as VISA have a vested interest in having all transactions go digital…...

Russia has made plans to go biometric for banking services– although optional, it marks a continuing worldwide trend

Lyme disease quietly continued to rise – it may even be implicated in Alzheimer’s and autism in some people- the effects are far more wide-reaching than we realize….physicians are not well versed in treatment protocols generally either…

Facebook could be more powerful than the NSA (or is it already?) in less than 10 years– intriguing article asking good questions about what we’re really buying into by relying on one company for all our connections & our conformist ways of simply doing what everyone else is doing

In China social network profiles are being set up to be official ID

7 Notable Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

Light pollution finally got some coverage in the media

Bolivia declared independence from IMF and World Bank

Geoengineering continued….or is it all just made up? You be the judge…

US military recognizes ecosystem dynamics – plants oysters to mitigate storm damage

BBC just released a great piece covering the threats to and slow death of the Nile river

Watershed cyberattack disrupted critical infrastructure

Volcanoes to watch in 2018

Japanese government warns of possible megaquake

In-depth look at Yugas (epochs)-author floats 2025 as possible end date of current Kali Yuga followed by earth changes (aka cataclysms)

Vending machines for the homeless

Patent exists for surveillance using smart meters (plus they are apparently fire hazards)

 

Sagittarius New Moon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contrary to the story I highlighed last update, we have another story that paints a much more startling and grim picture about the ozone hole. This is from the Geoengineeringwatch site . Read and judge for yourself…...further coverage is here on the Globalresearch site including an audio clip discussing what may be one of the biggest issues facing the planet. Geoengineering has the potential to unleash unintended consequences on a massive and unprecendented scale in the modern world……

Further discussion on releasing particles into earth’s atmosphere to mimic volcanic eruptions and block the sun can be found in this recent Independent article…

Tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia rise

Sea creatures in deepest part of Earth have plastic inside them

Blood transfusions for longevity?

Largest cave in the world in Vietnam- VIDEO 

Corporate conventions brainstorm more ways to suck money out people- Monetising Millenials

Amazing video shows visuals of hurricane/forest fire season and how particles travel great distances worldwide

G-Cubes- raises awareness of ocean pollution and is helping to clean the waters in an innovative way

 

Taurus Full Moon update

Been away traveling…..largely disconnected …. hence the lateness of this update

one story that was related to my travels was Hurricane Ophelia hitting Ireland…..which sounds like it’s rare but apparently not.…..this one could have easily hit me out in the ocean though had it tracked more southwards…..I did snap photos of chemtrails south of where the storm was tracking so perhaps there was an effort to steer it……

Here are some things that caught my eye from the last couple of months…..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apps designed to be addictive- teens now will likely spend a decade of their life staring at a smartphone– “We’re really living in this new era that we’re not just designing software anymore, we’re designing minds.” Ponder that ……

Void found in Great Pyramid 

Coral eats plastic like we eat junk food…..

Ship exhaust makes oceanic thunderstorms more intense

Antarctic ozone hole smallest in 29 years- good news! Which led me to wonder……how about the North Pole? Well there isn’t as much of an issue there and this page does a decent job explaining the differences in temperature, chemistry, and geography

All the nukes in the world visualized

Long-lost art found on isle in Caribbean

Leo New Moon late July

Historic treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons passed in UN

“France, the United Kingdom and the United States have not taken part in the negotiation of the treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons. We do not intend to sign, ratify or ever become party to it.” Interesting…..

Activist art highlights palm industry.….speaking of palm….it came to my attention that Dr. Bronner’s soap uses palm oil so all the hippies and environmentalists who love Dr. Bronners may want to reconsider their support….

Largest online dark web marketplace taken down

Elon Musk talks renewable energy

Tardigrades- hardier than cockroaches- can survive incredible conditions

VISA- War on cash- “We’re focused on putting cash out of business,” Visa’s new CEO Al Kelly – VISA offering bribes/incentives to retailers to refuse taking cash

Hotel run by robots opens in Tokyo- welcome to the future

Meanwhile Japanese population continues to decline as young people not having sex/having families