Posts Tagged ‘water’

Water Protectors Chain Themselves Inside Enbridge Line 3 Pipe

Above photo: Environmental activist Winona LaDuke (C) and water protectors stand in front of the construction site for the Line 3 oil pipeline near Palisade, Minnesota, on Jan. 9, 2021. Kerem Yucel / AFP via Getty Images. Minnesota – Water protectors were arrested Thursday after halting construction at a Minnesota worksite for Enbridge’s Line 3 project […]

Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Charged In Flint Water Crisis

Above photo: Rick Snyder, then the governor of Michigan, delivers his State of the State address at the state Capitol in Lansing on Jan. 23, 2018. Al Goldis / AP file. A decision in 2014 left the city with lead-contaminated water and a regional outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that killed 12 people. Former Michigan Gov. Rick […]

600 Groups Urge Biden To Impose National Moratorium On Water Shut-offs

By Joseph Guzman, The Hill. January 14, 2021 Above photo: Detroit activists march for restoring local democracy and economic justice, and an end to the water shut-offs, July 18, 2014. Victoria Collier. Too many people are struggling to pay their bills, advocates say. The No Shutoffs Coalition on Wednesday presented the incoming Democratic administration with […]

Four Water Cisterns Found At The Ancient City Of Metropolis

The city of Metropolis, “The City of the Mother Goddess,” is a jewel in the crown of Turkish archaeology. Metropolis was a spiritual center and a king pin in the trade and economics of the ancient world. Now, the discovery of four buried water cisterns is revealing how the successive generations of people who lived […]

Kids at Israeli Bedouin school are learning how to spend the day without water

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Flint Has Clean Water Now. Why Won’t People Drink It?

Weaver was narrowly defeated in her 2019 reelection bid by Sheldon Neeley, a state representative and former city council member who relentlessly needled the mayor for her mismanagement of the arduous project to replace the city’s lead pipes, calling her a “ceremonial mayor” who basked in the media spotlight. When I spoke to Mayor Neeley, […]

Water, The Most Basic And Essential Resource, Is Now Just Another Wall Street Commodity

By Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed Water may be the basis for all life on earth, but it may soon become one of the hottest commodities on the Wall Street futures market due to its scarcity as a good. Water will soon see its price fluctuating like other commodities including wheat, gold, and oil, now […]

Water Futures Begin Trading on the CME

Water Futures Begin Trading on the CME Activist Post / Activist Post By Peter A. Kirby According to a slew of mainstream media outlets, water futures have begun trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). Some might say that this is a great triumph for free markets everywhere. But, does everything need to be traded […]

The Show Must Go On, Come Hell, High Water — Or Coronavirus

During the coronavirus pandemic, theater’s famous catchphrase — “The show must go on” — has taken a new, elevated meaning, as physical performance spaces remain closed to the public. But two British theater companies, Kneehigh Theatre Company and Bristol Old Vic, have managed to bring their latest collaboration, “The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk,” to home […]

Craftswomen plan to revive ancient water systems near harsh desert

TEHRAN – An Iranian NGO, founded by a group of female Iranian crafters, has planned to financially support the revival of ancient qanats situated near the scorching Lut Desert in east-central Iran. Some 150 female crafters, who are afflicted with the NGO, aim to donate 15 percent of their sales revenues to revive arrays of […]

The Effect of Human Intentions On Water Crystal Formation

We are having a Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Gemini on November 30th which is peaking at 9:30am Universal Time. This will be on the night of November 29th to the morning of the 30th for the Americas. It will be a penumbral eclipse which only has a slight shade on the Moon dimming it’s […]

Navajo Water Supply Is More Horrific Than Flint, But No One Cares Because They’re Native American

The news out of Flint, Michigan brought the issue of contaminated drinking water into sharp focus, as it was revealed that officials at every level—local, state and federal—knew about lead-poisoned water for months but did nothing to address the problem. Under state-run systems like utilities and roads, poorer communities are the last to receive attention […]

Drinking water supplied to 805 villages since late March

TEHRAN- Drinking water has been supplied to 805 villages across Iran since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), the secretary of the national task force for water, wastewater information dissemination has announced. Ali Seyedzadeh said that drinking water has been supplied for over 553,000 persons in these villages. He said the […]

Water Protector Locks To Enbridge Pipe Yard Gate On Black Friday

By Giniw Collective, Popular Resistance. November 27, 2020 NOTE: Follow this action at the Giniw Facebook Page. Backus, MN – This morning, one water protector locked their neck to the gate of one of Enbridge’s massive pipe yards south of Backus, Minnesota, as other rallied and shoppers consumed on Black Friday. Black Friday falls on […]

Iran’s parliament demands construction of heavy water reactor

Iran’s parliament on Tuesday passed a bill requiring the country’s atomic agency to build a new heavy water reactor and operate a metal uranium production plant as part of efforts to challenge international sanctions on its nuclear program, state media reported. The parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission spokesman, Abolfazl Amouei, was quoted by […]

Ancestral Puebloans Deep Mined Life Saving Ice Age Cave Water

Recent research has shown that the ancient Ancestral Puebloans culture, in what is today New Mexico, burned controlled fires in volcanic ice melt lava tubes to survive major droughts. El Malpais, or the “bad lands,” was the name Spanish explorers gave to the harsh arid landscapes of modern-day western New Mexico. The Ancestral Puebloans were […]

Police Use Water Cannons Against Anti-Lockdown Protesters in Berlin

The British government is developing a system to provide COVID vaccinated people with QR codes on their phones, which they would present to get into sports events, concerts and other large gatherings, according to reports. “The unique codes would only be given to those who have been vaccinated against coronavirus, under plans being considered by ministers, […]

Thai protesters defy police water cannons to deliver letters

Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand were confronted by riot police and sprayed by water cannons Sunday as they tried to approach Bangkok’s Grand Palace to deliver letters about their political grievances addressed to the country’s king. The pro-democracy movement has been pushing a bold challenge to reform the country’s monarchy with almost daily demonstrations. Sunday marked […]

Neptune: The Evolving Roman God Of Fresh Water, The Sea and Horses

The ancient Romans believed that Neptune was the god of the sea. Although he is most commonly compared to the Greek god Poseidon, this had not always been the case. Originally, Neptune was a god of fresh water, and was only associated with Poseidon at a later date. Thanks to Neptune’s connection with Poseidon, there […]

World Mission Taking Water, Audio Bibles Into Kenyan ‘No Man’s Zone’

Kenya (Mission Network News) — The vast majority of Gospel ministry in Kenya takes place in Nairobi and other western parts of the country. Venture north towards the Kenya-Somalia border and things can get dicey for followers of Christ. However, that is exactly what World Mission and their partners are doing. World Mission’s Greg Kelley […]

Water floods streets of Greek island of Samos after earthquake

Streets were flooded after an earthquake hit near the Greek island of Samos. Video showed heavy flooding on the streets in the island. Greek public media reported there was a mini “tsunami” that impacted the island. People rushed to the streets in panic and the Greek civil protection agency told Samos residents in a text […]

Why Marylanders Must Test The Water Near Military Bases

Above photo: Pat Elder. From the Baltimore Sun. The military is poisoning Maryland’s water and seafood. Last month the Maryland Department of the Environment released a report  that found no cause for alarm regarding the presence of PFAS in the St. Mary’s River and its oysters near a navy base that dumped the substances into the […]

2,000-Year-Old Maya Water Purification System Would Still Work Today

The Maya were able to build a spectacular civilization in one of the World’s most inhospitable environments. How they were able to survive and flourish has always been something of a mystery. Now, American researchers believe that innovative Maya water purification systems provided them with safe drinking water – which was crucial for the success […]

Japan Expected To Dump Over 1 Million Tons of Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Sea

The Japanese government is reportedly planning to dump more than one million tons of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. According to local media reports, work to release the contaminated water would begin in 2022 at the earliest and would take decades to complete. An official decision should be confirmed […]

Belarus: Dozens of arrests in Minsk as police use water cannon to break up anti-Lukashenko protests

Riot police detained protesters in Minsk on Sunday as thousands rallied for the ninth consecutive Sunday rally against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. The interior ministry said water cannon and stun grenades were used to disperse demonstrators who gathered in the capital to protest against his controversial re-election in August, widely seen as rigged. Independent media […]

Fishermen Oppose ‘Catastrophic’ Release Of Fukushima Water To Ocean

Fishermen Oppose ‘Catastrophic’ Release Of Fukushima Water To Ocean Above photo: An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) uses a geiger counter next to storage tanks for radioactive water at TEPCO’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, January 15, 2020. Reuters/Aaron Sheldrick. Tokyo – Japanese fish industry representatives […]

This is why not-so-merry England and stoic Russia have always existed like oil and water.

By Katerina for the Saker Blog In this my third and hopefully last essay I will try to analyse an ingrained and totally unresolvable animosity between England and Russia. Here what riles me a lot is when some people would describe England as “Britain”. I have lived in both Scotland and England and I have […]

Astronomers Hunting for Water on Exoplanet Cloud Tops

University of Warwick astronomers have shown that water vapour can potentially be detected in the atmospheres of exoplanets by peering literally over the tops of their impenetrable clouds. By applying the technique to models based upon known exoplanets with clouds the team has demonstrated in principle that high resolution spectroscopy can be used to examine […]

Ten inventive ways Cubans tackle their drinking water problems

Drinking water is not taken for granted in Cuba. Sparse rainfall, a growing population, the exhaustion of water utilities, a crippling US embargo and general economic hardships are among the main reasons that there is a scarcity of drinking water in the country. Sanne Derks, a Dutch photojournalist and anthropologist has spent months exploring Cuba’s […]

After Reading This You Will Never Throw Away The Rice Water Again

16K Shares More energy, healthier skin and shiny hair are just some of the benefits that you will gain from this old Chinese recipe that is becoming increasingly popular in modern western civilization. You can get a healthy body and beautiful skin by only using two cheap ingredients: water and rice. Method of preparation: Maybe […]

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