Posts Tagged ‘water’

Interview With A Native Water Protector In Minnesota

“We Can’t Make The Bleeding Stop On Our Own” A Native water protector at the #StopLine3 actions in Minnesota spoke with Left Voice about how fossil fuel extraction connects to the history of violence against Indigenous Communities. Native-led water protectors have been fighting to stop construction on the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota. Enbridge, the Canadian multinational […]

Seasonal torrential rains alleviate water stress in Iran

Seasonal torrential rains alleviate water stress in Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Heavy rainfalls since the start of summer have helped reduce water stress in the country, increasing the national average precipitation by three percent. Rainfalls had decreased by 42 percent compared to the previous water year (starting September 23), but the recent rainfalls made for […]

NZ electricity companies drained water off the hydro lakes to keep prices high

From seemorerocks.is Jacinda Adern likes to play pretend that we are all going to be driving electric cars (or at least those who have not been eliminated or forced into poverty) without once asking the question where all this electricity is going to come from. The answer is either COAL or the economy will be […]

Pharaoh Blames Plague Of Locusts, Water Turning To Blood On Climate Change

PI RAMESSE—In a press conference today, the divine ruler of Egypt confirmed what many feared: the locusts and the Nile River turning to blood—plagues that have tormented the nation for several weeks—are likely the result of climate change.  “My astrologers and magicians have confirmed it,” said Ramses. “It’s an undeniable fact that human impact on the environment has made the sun […]

Lawsuit Filed By Indigenous Water Protectors Against Sheriff

Above Photo: Giniw Collective. Indigenous environmental protectors opposing the expansion of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline, Tara Houska and Winona LaDuke, represented by the Center for Protest Law and Litigation, a project of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, and EarthRights International, today filed for a restraining order against Hubbard County, Sheriff Cory Aukes and the […]

Lake Mead’s ‘bathtub ring’ shows historic water decline as first-ever ‘tier 1’ shortage to be declared

The US is expected to declare its first-ever “tier one” water shortage at Lake Mead – the largest US reservoir by volume – after its water level reached historic lows and continues to decline. The reservoir on the Colorado river is at only 37 per cent capacity, the lowest level since the lake was filled […]

Devastating Drought Ravages California, Water Use by 15% Cut Suggested

As California faces devastating drought the U.S. state’s governor Gavin Newsom has asked people and businesses to voluntarily cut their water use by 15%. The western U.S. weathers a devastating drought. Reservoirs across California, which are depended on for agriculture, drinking water and fish habitat, have dwindled to dangerously low levels and some counties have already enacted mandatory water […]

A Better Way To Clean Water Than Commercial Approach?

A Better Way To Clean Water Than Commercial Approach?Published on July 9, 2021Written by phys.org A water disinfectant created on the spot using just hydrogen and the air around us is millions of times more effective at killing viruses and bacteria than traditional commercial methods, according to scientists from Cardiff University. Reporting their findings today […]

Gov. Gavin Newsom Orders California Residents to CUT WATER – “Or Else”

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered residents on Thursday to drastically cut down on their water usage, or face severe and harsh consequences. Newsom threatened to sign an executive order to encourage residents, “industrial commercial operations and agricultural operations” to voluntarily reduce water consumption. After some backlash, the governor, who is facing a recall election in […]

Palestinian prisoner now refusing water, 62 days into hunger strike

It’s been 62 days since 28-year-old Ghadanfar Abu Atwan began his hunger strike in protest of his administrative detention by Israel. For the past two months Abu Atwan has refused all forms of food and vitamins, except for water. Now, he’s refusing water as well, and his family is worried that he could die at […]

Updates on the Fight to End Water Fluoridation

Updates on the Fight to End Water FluoridationPosted on July 3, 2021 By Dr. Joseph MercolaStory at-a-glance– Paul Connett, executive director of the Fluoride Action Network (FAN), provides promising updates on the historic lawsuit that FAN filed against the U.S. EPA to end water fluoridation.– The judge hearing the case plans to review two things […]

Something in the Water: Kenilworth Castle and a History of Rebellion

Kenilworth Castle is a ruined castle located in the market town of Kenilworth, in Warwickshire, a county in the West Midlands, England. It is believed the site was occupied by a fortified structure as early as the Anglo-Saxon period, but that this had been destroyed subsequently. What is certain is that a castle was built […]

Houseboats Being Pulled Out Of Lake Oroville Because Of Low Water Levels

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How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

Recently, California experienced its most significant persistent drought period. The occurrence threatened the agricultural industry and human health. Unfortunately, water scarcity is a rising global issue. Water conservation is essential to humanity’s and the global ecosystem’s longevity. Environmental scientists and engineers developed methods of extraction and filtration, limiting the exploitation of natural resources. Before evaluating […]

Klamath Water Basin drought impacting farmers, concerning Native American Tribes

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Giant Water Tank In Italy Linked to Prehistoric Ritual Practices

Scientists applying a precise form of radiocarbon dating technology have successfully dated an important and mysterious below-ground monument located in northern Italy. The prehistoric water tank is obscure in its purpose, but the experts think they have it cracked. Using their own patented methodology, experts at the Cornell Tree-Ring Laboratory in Ithica, New York have […]

Lake Mead Falls to Lowest Water Level Since Hoover Dam’s Construction in 1930s

Via: USA Today: Lake Mead has declined to its lowest level since the reservoir was filled in the 1930s following the construction of Hoover Dam, marking a new milestone for the water-starved Colorado River in a downward spiral that shows no sign of letting up. The reservoir near Las Vegas holds water for cities, farms and […]

New UK global trade deals will water down animal welfare standards warns RSPCA chief

The chief executive of the RSPCA has sounded the alarm over the prospect of post-Brexit free-trade deals with countries where farm animals are treated in ways that would be illegal in the UK. Animal welfare standards will be “watered down by the back door” and UK farmers will be undercut if the government signs agreements […]

A Sinister Agenda Behind California Water Crisis?

In recent months a crisis situation in the USA food supply has been growing and is about to assume alarming dimensions that could become catastrophic. Atop the existing corona pandemic lockdowns and unemployment, a looming agriculture crisis as well could tip inflation measures to cause a financial crisis as interest rates rise. The ingredients are […]

Hundreds arrested at Line 3 ‘treaty people gathering.’ Water protectors vow to continue until the pipeline is canceled

Image Credit: Ginew Collective Nearly 200 people were arrested on Monday while protesting the Line 3 pipeline, a long-distance tar sands pipeline that runs across Indigenous land and threatens food and water resources, including the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Indigenous and environmental groups, and even some elected officials, condemned the aggressive use of a […]

Massive Tree-Felling In Water-Scarce Bundelkhand Raises Serious Concerns

Bundelkhand region in Central India is spread over a vast area of 13 districts included in two states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. In recent decades this region has increasingly been in news during to serious drought situations and water scarcity. A study some years back by a leading voluntary organization  Vigyan Shiksha Kendra […]

Water poverty continues to grow in the US

Does the United States have a water issue? It may seem like such concerns are confined to underdeveloped areas in other countries, but America isn’t immune to challenges with water — and that’s true across various communities. The reasons vary, as well. Besides contaminants like lead, price has become a significant barrier for Americans. That’s […]

Liquid water discovered inside a meteorite

Liquid water discovered inside a meteorite Posted on Sunday, 16 May, 2021 Does the water in this meteorite point to the origins of Earth’s water ? Image Credit: NASA / Eric James For the first time, scientists have found liquid water inside a meteorite from the earliest days of the solar system.While it had long […]

The Healing Power of Water

Print Friendly or Save as PDF May 17th, 2021 By Nick Polizzi Guest Writer for Wake Up World Martial arts master Bruce Lee once reflected: “Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it.” What wise words! Water is truly a […]

Megadrought Nightmare: No Water For Crops, Horrific Wildfires, Colossal Dust Storms And Draconian Water Restrictions

The western half of the country desperately needed a healthy level of precipitation during last winter’s “wet season”, but instead conditions were much drier than usual… Consequently, this past winter’s wet season was not very wet at all. In fact, it just added insult to injury, with only 25 to 50% of normal rainfall falling across […]

Energy Ministry taking serious measures to manage water resources

Energy Ministry taking serious measures to manage water resources – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian has said his ministry is taking serious measures for reforming the country’s water structure and for managing water resources, IRNA reported. Speaking in a meeting with water officials from the country’s drainage basin regions, Ardakanian said: “Currently, […]

12-hour blackouts, water plant shut down, and 14 high-rises destroyed in Gaza damage

Palestinians assess the damage of a destroyed building on the first day of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahia, on May 13, 2021. (Photo: Ashraf Amra/APA Images) The Latest: 332,111 Palestinians tested positive for COVID-19; 317,464 recoveries; 3,669 deaths Of those who tested positive, 197,640 live in […]

Israeli media in hot water after state TV broadcasts Lynching of Arab by Jewish mob

    News that Israeli television broadcast the beating of a supposedly Arab man live amid the ongoing violence has drawn condemnation on social media, with users questioning Israel’s reputation as the Middle East’s only democracy. Footage from Wednesday evening showed a man being dragged from his car, beaten and set upon by dogs in […]

What to do about the water

I received this email today: “At Caminos de Agua, we’ve written to you many times to talk about the water crisis in our region and its devastating impacts on rural communities. But, because the crisis is increasingly affecting cities like San Miguel de Allende, it’s clear to us that the time has come to also […]

Water projects worth over $37m inaugurated

Water projects worth over $37m inaugurated – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian on Tuesday inaugurated seven major water industry projects valued at 1.57 trillion rials (about $37.3 million) through video conference in five provinces, IRNA reported. Put into operation in the fifth week of the ministry’s A-B-Iran program in the current Iranian […]

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