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Proof with Images that The Whole World, Animals, Trees, the EARTH are Being massively Destroyed by Humans jeopardizing Our Survival

Posted in 2017, animals, Extreme Weather, food, Galaxy, Mind, spirituality with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 27, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

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An elephant killed by poachers left to rot……..(disgusting people)

“When the Last Tree Is Cut Down, the Last Fish Eaten, and the Last Stream Poisoned, You Will Realize That You Cannot Eat Money.” Sometimes words can be superfluous. These pictures say more than a thousand words.

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A rainforest in flames — goats used to graze here.

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USA:  In Oregon, this thousand-year-old forest fell victim to the chain saw for a new dam. (may the people responsible for this be damned!=

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This polar bear starved to death in Svalvard, Norway. Disappearing ice caps are robbing polar bears of both their living space and food !!!!

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Japan: While the entire world watched the events of Fukushima, a massive heat and power station was burning just a few miles away. All attempts to extinguish it where fruitless.

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The Indonesian surfer Dede Surinaya rides a wave of filth and trash in Java, Indonesia. Surfing in the TRASH!!!!

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A lignite power plant contaminates the air with its discharges.

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Paradise almost lost: the Maldives, a popular vacation spot that is threatened by rising sea levels.

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The view of the overdeveloped metropole of Mexico City (with more than 20 million inhabitants). (rats live better)

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INDIA: And yet another megatropolis — a bird’s eye view of New Delhi (over 22 million inhabitants).

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CANADA: The scars left behind from the mining of oil sands in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Canada: A massive truck delivers a load of oil sands for processing. It’s hard to believe that oil sand is a leading source of Canadian energy.

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USA: To the last drop: an oilfield in California and the merciless overexploitation of humans.

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The blunder of the Brazilian rain forest is being repeated here in Canada.

 

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A dead albatross shows what happens when we litter. A living dumpster.

 

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A Mine of diamond, HOW deep will they dig for these? To the core of the earth???

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Poachers pose proudly with the coat of a Siberian tiger.

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CHEMTRAILS  and Trails of excessive air traffic over London.

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Spain: a multitude of greenhouses to produce for the whole Europe fruits and vegetables full of pesticides!

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Tons (literally) of broken electronics end up in developing countries and are stripped for precious metals by using deadly substances.

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USA: A landfill for worn-out tires in the desert of Nevada.

 

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The poles are melting so fast no one does care….A massive waterfall from melting pack ice. These masses are the only meltwater and the undeniable proof that climate change is advancing swiftly.

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China: A simple herd farmer cannot withstand the stench of the Yellow River in Inner Mongolia.

My feeling after watching all these images which are only a sample of what is going on, we are doomed, our children too and the children to be born and we managed to destroy in 150 years A WHOLE PLANET! Most people don’t care and are unaware of the horrible effects our lifestyles have on nature. Too late to help raise awareness……

Source: http://www.hefty.co/truth-in-pictures/

 

 

 

Details emerge about Greenland tsunami, and a new video

Posted in 2017, Extreme Weather with tags , , on June 24, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

 

New details have emerged about the Greenland landslide that occurred in Karrat Fjord and the deadly tsunami it produced late Saturday (local time), June 17, 2017.

The tsunami hit the village of Nuugaatsiaq just after 23:00 local time on June 17 (01:00 UTC on June 18), sweeping away 11 houses and leaving 4 people dead and 9 injured, 2 of them seriously.

It was initially thought that the tsunami was created by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake with the epicenter 28 km (17.4 miles) north of the village of Nuugaatsiaq on the western coast of Greenland. However, reconnaissance flights performed by the Danish Joint Arctic Command on June 18 discovered a large landslide scar (approximately 300 x 1 100 m / 985 x 3 600 feet), thus confirming that the cause of the tsunami was a landslide.

TO BE CONTINUED ON
https://watchers.news/2017/06/21/greenland-landslide-tsunami-june-2017/

Violent thunderstorms hit Germany, two people killed, one seriously injured

Posted in 2017, astronomy, Extreme Weather with tags , , , , , , on June 24, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

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Violent thunderstorms hit Germany on Thursday, June 22, 2017, producing gale-force winds, heavyrain and large hail. The storms caused widespread damage and traffic chaos, killed two people and severely injured at least one person. Contrary to numerous media reports, there was no tornado ripping through the city of Hamburg yesterday.

The first set of storms marched through the country during the early morning hours, damaging power lines and rail tracks, thus forcing trains to be halted between Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen, Kiel, and Hanover. Regional train provider Metronom said its services in the northwest were also affected after storms downed trees onto the tracks in several places.

The storms also affected and temporarily closed some of the busiest road routes connecting Hamburg with Berlin, Hanover and Wolfsburg.

Deutsche Welle reported that some planes departing overnight from Berlin were grounded at both of the capital’s airports amid heavy rain. Those stranded at Tegel and Schönefeld airport were given blankets and water, while camper beds were also set up. At Schönefeld Airport normal service was expected to resume at around 09:00 local time. However, a speaker for the airport warned of potential further delays and urged travelers to check the status of their flight before departing for the airport.

The fire department was called to help in 250 different incidents in and around the major port city of Hamburg, while the eastern city of Magdeburg lost power in some areas after it was hit by a severe downburst.

FULL ARTICLE TO BE CONTINUED ON

https://watchers.news/2017/06/23/severe-thunderstorm-germany-june-22-2017-hamburg-tornado/

Mystery of the Missing Noctilucent Clouds: There’s been a “heat wave” in the polar mesosphere…

Posted in 2017, astronomy, Extreme Weather, Galaxy, Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 17, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

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June 15, 2017:

In late May 2017, observers in Europe began seeing electric-blue tendrils snaking over the western horizon at sunset.

The summer season for noctilucent clouds (NLCs) was apparently beginning. Normally, the strange-looking clouds surge in visibility in the weeks immediately after their first sighting.

This year, however, something mysterious happened. Instead of surging, the clouds vanished. During the first two weeks of June 2017, Spaceweather.com received ZERO images of NLCs — something that hasn’t happened in nearly 20 years.

Where did they go? Researchers have just figured it out: There’s been a “heat wave” in the polar mesosphere, a region in Earth’s upper atmosphere where NLCs form. Relatively warm temperatures have wiped out the clouds.

TO BE CONTINUED ON
http://news.spaceweather.com/mystery-of-the-missing-noctilucent-clouds/

 

 

A Hole in the Sun’s Atmosphere is Spewing a stream of solar wind as fast as 700 km/s (1.6 million mph)

Posted in 2017, astronomy, Extreme Weather, Galaxy with tags , , , , , , on June 14, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

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Spewing a stream of solar wind as fast as 700 km/s (1.6 million mph), a hole in the sun’s atmosphere is turning toward Earth.

Forecasters expect the stream to reach our planet on June 15th or 16th with a 40% chance of minor G1-class geomagnetic storms when it arrives. 

High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras in the nights ahead, especially in the southern hemisphere where deepening autumn darkness favors visibility.

Visit Spaceweather.com for more information and updates. 

Ocean oxygen levels declining since 1980s

Posted in 2017, Extreme Weather, Uncategorized with tags , , , , on May 11, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

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A new analysis of decades of data on oceans across the globe has revealed that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water – an important measure of ocean health – has been declining for more than 20 years.

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology looked at a historic dataset of ocean information stretching back more than 50 years and searched for long term trends and patterns. They found that oxygen levels started dropping in the 1980s as ocean temperatures began to climb.

“The oxygen in oceans has dynamic properties, and its concentration can change with natural climate variability,” said Taka Ito, an associate professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences who led the research. “The important aspect of our result is that the rate of global oxygen loss appears to be exceeding the level of nature’s random variability.”

Falling oxygen levels in water have the potential to impact the habitat of marine organisms worldwide and in recent years led to more frequent “hypoxic events” that killed or displaced populations of fish, crabs and many other organisms.

Researchers have for years anticipated that rising water temperatures would affect the amount of oxygen in the oceans, since warmer water is capable of holding less dissolved gas than colder water. But the data showed that ocean oxygen was falling more rapidly than the corresponding rise in water temperature.

TO BE CONTINUED ON THE WEBSITE THE WATCHERS

Source: Ocean oxygen levels declining since 1980s

Water Is Your #1 Priority — How to Provide

Posted in 2017, Extreme Weather, food with tags , , , , on May 4, 2017 by theboldcorsicanflame

When we moved to the Northwest we got to experience being completely off-grid. Not by choice mind you… In the Northwest it rains. It rains a lot. We also have trees, lots and lots of trees. Trees plus massive amounts of water plus wind equal downed power lines. Compound that with the fact that we live in the boondocks and the power lines run through thousands upon thousands of acres of forested area.  Suffice it to say power outages are frequent and long.

At first you only think of the inconvenience, but then you realize the benefit of this experience. The benefit is that you gain perspective and understand your priorities very quickly. You realize that it isn’t your computer, your lights or even your air conditioner that you miss most.  You miss running water.Water

Water may not be as appealing as planning for shelter or food but it is your first priority. The only other subject which is more important, at times, is security. Water is life. On your homestead you need to figure out how to:

  1. Collect Water
  2. Filter Water
  3. Clean Water
  4. Store Water
  5. Distribute Water
  6. Heat Water

all without the aid of electricity.  Not all solutions will work for you. You need to consider your property, rainfall in your area, waterfowl migration, bodies of water, groundwater – shallow and deep, droughts, seasons, delivery and disbursement systems, small-scale filtering and large-scale filtering options, cleaning possibilities all without the aid of electricity.

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