Monthly Archives: October 2022

Africa, the World’s leading creditor

The huge continent of Africa has been exploited, robbed and cruelly harmed for centuries. Yet we humans originated and evolved in that life giving landscape before the nomadic migrations to explore other lands. Yet I read Africa is in debt, … Continue reading

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Drought tolerant plants

Microbes living in and on the roots of plants keep them healthy just as the human gut microbes do. During drought conditions, plants increase the microbes which help them stay alive in drought conditions. Researchers have found they can inject … Continue reading

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The deeper the root system, the greater the access to moisture and the less need for irrigation.

The juniper tree has up to 200 metres depth of root system. It is an important tree and can only grow profusely in certain locations. The above image is of a reserve located in Pakistan. “Inclusion of Juniper Forest of … Continue reading

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The arrogance of religious beliefs to assimilate the Guardians of the Planet

I was reading about how Jesuits sent from Rome helped destroy the culture of the Sioux at the behest of US government officials through re-education techniques. I have reproduced the article which informed me of this travesty which took place … Continue reading

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“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself”

“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself,” Franklin D. Roosevelt wrote in 1937 following catastrophic dust storms and flooding in the United States. He was right. Soil deserves respect. A medium for plant growth, a source of nutrients, a … Continue reading

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Anoxification of Oceans

A quote from  “The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future” by David Wallace-Wells: “It has become quite common to say that we are living through a mass extinction—a period in which human activity has multiplied the rate at which … Continue reading

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