Sep 142021
 

IN PROTECTION OF THIS WOMAN, Corporal Adrienne Gilvesy,  I say Use simple, common sense.   If we provide the ammunition to paint ourselves as far-right or crazies, we simultaneously paint her.  What she is doing is pretty incredible.  She needs all possible support from us. 2021-09-09 Julius Ruechel: Under the Shadow of Damocles’ Sword: Forcing Employers […]

Sep 052021
 

Category:          Peace or Violence Sub-category:             Resource depletion (Water in USA) Prompted by, Aug 30:         40 Million People Rely on the Colorado River, But it’s Drying Up Fast. What Happens Next? = = = = = = = = = = = = = […]

Aug 222021
 

THE WELL FIXER’S WARNING The lesson that California never learns By Mark Arax AUGUST 17, 2021    (There are photos if you go to the link) https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/08/well-fixers-story-california-drought/619753/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=masthead-newsletter&utm_content=20210821&silverid=%25%25RECIPIENT_ID%25%25&utm_term=Subscriber%20Only%20Weekly%20Newsletter   The well fixer and I were standing at the edge of an almond orchard in the exhausted middle of California. It was late July, and so many wells on […]

May 302021
 
2021-05-30  California faces another drought as lake beds turn to dust – a photo essay.  Plus updates on Lake Mead and Lake Powell.  And warnings to Canadians.

CONTENTS 1.    (Utah)  Lake Powell water level at a historic low.  From “TownLife”, Bullfrog Utah,   May 28, 2021.  For now, the water level continues to drop a little more than an inch a day. 2.  (Nevada)   Projections for Lake Mead show it dropping well below the lowest level on record, in the next 20 […]

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 […]