Solstice / Cancer New Moon June update

Recent article bashes coconut oil as an unhealthy but quotes inaccurate numbers for percentage of MCTs

Finland manages to make a nuclear waste “solution”- the world’s first repository– while the US flounders

Hack proof quantum networks at least a decade away

North Sea oil rigs being dismantled as oil enters twilight phase

Hillary emails revealing the real reasons for regime change in Libya- think gold&oil

Interesting Op-ed piece on how US seems more keen to start war with Syria than Isis♣

Aggressive killer whales shaking down fishing boats, taking back what we’ve taken

Group installs pick your own fruit orchards in LA

Eagle steals fish from boat- amazing footage

and just to mix it up, if you need a laughPoor translations

Sagittarius Full Moon

Yesterday was World Ocean’s Day and here are a couple of stories highlighting the issue of plastic ……

Most ocean pollution comes from Asian rivers

‘The Helmholtz Centre in Leipzig, Germany, estimated that 75% of land-borne marine pollution comes from just 10 rivers, predominantly in Asia.’

Reducing the plastic loads in these rivers by 50% would reduce global plastic inputs by 37%, it said.

Asian countries make pledges to clean up their act

Technology to clean oceans being deployed

Mongolia could send energy to Japan

Britain leads the world in wind farm energy

Regenerative Agriculture

Mid-April World Update

Turkey votes in a referendum to give Erdogan more power

US attack on Syria – seems like a  false flag event designed to impose a solution on a country in tatters after 6 years of civil war

Luckily North Korea didn’t blow off a nuke on their founder’s anniversary after being warned by China and the US , they opted instead to do a missile test which failed...nevertheless they appear to be prepped to blow one up soon

Nearly 2 billion people rely on food grown elsewhere

Indian court recognizes Himalayan glaciers as “legal persons” as a means of protection

Robots deliver food in San Fran

Blue whales recover from whaling in California

Japan kills 333 whales

Norway hunts 999 whales

Facial recognition in China to dispense toilet paper

9 year anniversary of chaosandreason- March 28th Aries New Moon update

This blog started on this day 9 years ago and has had a small but loyal following….thank you for continuing to keep up. Send along suggestions you have for making it more valuable….or just drop a line and tell me what is inspiring you and furthering your evolution…..

thankful for water today and the turning of the seasons into spring

The deal that ignited an uprising…that you’ve probably never heard of…in 2009 a South Korean company, Daewoo, tried to buy half of Madagascar’s arable land for 99 years (they would have mowed down all of the forest to grow corn and biofuels)…..unbelievable! good on the people for rising up and putting a stop to it

Yemen is running out of water- lack of water fuels endless conflict

Study shows that smart devices actually make us poorer navigators

Smartphone app & device being developed at Harvard to test sperm count

Whales at war! Orcas vs. Sperm whales

Covert fashion camouflage against surveillance

Diego Garcia- the island stolen from natives for a military base

The realities of power and change- Google woos Republicans- after years of Democrat bias– money still flows to both parties though- big corps always have their pulse on the lever of power wherever they may land…….

JEFTA- another corporate trade deal being worked on in the background, between Japan and the EU…..of course with the EU showing cracks in unity and more and more countries wanting independence from the bureaucracy this may end up being a no-go anyways….

Ford cars hacked!

March Virgo Full Moon update

A time to finish things already started and go within despite the tendency of full moons to draw us outwards………..

Southwestern US Desert wildflower superbloom greatest in 20 years

Plans made to build artificial island in the North Sea as hub for offshore wind farms

Trump invades Syria- regular troops sent in for first time

BC researchers analysing microplastics in the oceans

Wikileaks exposes vulnerabilities across all computer platforms used by CIA , etc for spying on everyone

One wonders if this story was released to get people even more apathetic about security and to give up on any hope of privacy…..

Do you aerate your lawn at this time of year? If so, chances are it’s counterproductive…..

Europe considering nuclear deterrant…. just lovely

February Snow Moon – winter retreats

Inspirational 105 year old man sets cycling records

Ireland votes to divest from fossil fuels

Lettuce and broccoli rationed in the UK

Indian villagers knit sweaters for elephants due to freezing tempselephant-jumpers-4

Microplastics found in supermarket fish

Produce butchers- yeah that’s a thing- first world luxury

1 billion Yahoo accounts hacked

GPS darts track fleeing suspects- first in Canada

Libra New Moon update

owlMay 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?

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