and just to mix it up, if you need a laugh– Poor translations
Yesterday was World Ocean’s Day and here are a couple of stories highlighting the issue of plastic ……
‘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.
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
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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
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….
One wonders if this story was released to get people even more apathetic about security and to give up on any hope of privacy…..
Europe considering nuclear deterrant…. just lovely
Stories from the last few weeks…..
This one tickled my funny bone….Drone blasted out of the sky by Virginia woman
Sugar industry paid scientists to direct blame at fat; reminds me of the tobacco industry tactics…..
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?