Sep 072019
 
2019-09-03  Swiss Development Aid, Nestlé and Water Privatization, with thanks to Defend Democracy Press

You may want to view this on the Defend Democracy website,  click on Swiss Development Aid, Nestlé and Water Privatization.   Canadians should be aware, important information. = = = = = = = = = = = = = By Franklin Frederick Translation: Tamanna Kohi Last February, the Government of Switzerland announced the creation of […]

Aug 232019
 
2019-08-23  DFO will soon use satellites to fight illegal fishing worldwide,David Burke, CBC News

Ron writes: This may help the current overfishing situation.  More help will come when the indigenous people are given back their right to harvest the seals. = = = = = = = = = ‘I think that’s quite a critical mission for our department and for Canada,’ says federal official Illegal fishing takes place […]

Aug 222019
 
2019-08-22   Gulf of St. Lawrence cod extinction 'highly probable,' says DFO, CBC, Paul Withers

Rising grey seal population eating adult cod at unsustainable levels Paul Withers In this April 23, 2016, file photo, cod fill a box on a trawler off the coast of Hampton Beach, N.H. (Robert F. Bukaty/The Associated Press) Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has issued a stark warning linking the demise of codfish in the […]

Aug 052017
 

Ladakh is an old Buddhist Kingdom, high in the Himayalas, now a part of India.  The capital city is Leh. It has lessons for us. Series of Youtubes:    (The links work, even if they show as not)   1.  I watched    Ancient Futures, Learning from Ladakh.  You will see pictures of Helena Norberg-Hodge as a […]

Jul 082015
 

With thanks to Janet Eaton: Richard Heinberg concludes: It  is probably not within the capability of philanthropic foundations to avert all the human impacts that will accompany the end of economic growth, nor the environmental impacts of past growth. Nevertheless, the strategic application of some of society’s accumulated wealth toward solving the problem of systemic adaptation […]

Mar 222015
 

In summary, Bill C-51 Anti-terrorism / Secret Police is about American hegemony driven by resource depletion, in particular water shortages, in the U.S.A. (RELATED: 2015-03-17 Bill C-51, Elephant in the Room, the U.S.A.). And, If implemented, Bill C-51 merely adds Secret Police Removes the independent arms’ length watchdog role over police behaviour Reduces citizen rights […]

Sep 222014
 
2014-09-21  Lesson in economic system,  Gail Tverberg.  Resource prices falling in system built on debt.  What does it mean?  Energy supplies and renewables.

Neil writes: If you’ve never read Gail Tverberg, she’s usually a good read and one smart cookie! Her recent blog looks interesting: http://ourfiniteworld.com/2014/09/21/low-oil-prices-sign-of-a-debt-bubble-collapse-leading-to-the-end-of-oil-supply/   (Sandra speaking:   I recommend you go to  Gail’s blog.   The “comments” are also worthwhile.  As usual,  a back-up copy appears below, “just in case”.)   – – – – – – – […]

May 082013
 

We have been following the situation with the Colorado River for years.   It is the water source for 30 million people;  30% of the American agricultural output (food, fruits and vegetables that Canadians also import) is from fields irrigated by the River.  The Americans will be looking to take water from Canada if (when) the […]

Jan 142013
 

PAUL EHRLICH  is controversial. He wrote  The Population Bomb  in 1968. Some of his dire predictions have not come to pass. Others argue that it is because of his warnings that the global community made adjustments and delayed the day of reckoning. Ehrlich (below) is joined with other scientists. “More than 3,000 experts concluded humanity […]

Aug 022012
 

Important video / film:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LSUyrF3p-s Allison writes on Facebook: pay attention, Canada… this is a sovereignty issue, too. the US has, the US wants & the US has agreed that water ‘is a human right’… which is USian for ‘you’re squatting on what is ours, on our continent’. This shocking investigation into the world’s water […]