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For Now I See Through a Glass Darkly

We humans have successfully reproduced until we have covered this Planet with our 7 billion plus persons, and despite many threats we still persist. However the dinosaurs lived millions of years and only died because of an extinction event; whereas … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless? XI

Atmosphere around us on this planet is divided into five layers: Troposphere Stratosphere Mesosphere Thermosphere Exosphere The ozone layer is found at about 15 – 30 km above the Earth’s surface, in the stratosphere. It is a  naturally occurring gas which protects … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: Part X

Humans have thought themselves so clever when using their brains for scientific endeavour. Indeed, we marvel at what chemical inventions have taken place, creating products which were meant for human consumption without any thought that they might be harmful. The … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: Part IX

The problem of responsibly disposing of PCBs has been with us for over a century, since Monsanto first developed them. PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, are¬†industrial products or chemicals. learn that definition and don’t forget what is poisoning this Planet and … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: Part VIII

The ‘elephant in the room’ hardly surfaces when searching for the cause of toxic levels of salt reaching our waterways. But this article clearly exposes the process. Above is a diagram and text below is an extract: From Roadways to … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: Part VII

Humans rate water as to how safe it is to drink. The World Health Organization has defined what that means. If we read their document we learn about the importance of a chloride safe balance. Because we still have lead … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: VI

How Fish are Exposed to Pesticides Fish and aquatic animals are exposed to pesticides in three primary ways (1) dermally, direct absorption through the skin by swimming in pesticide-contaminated waters, (2) breathing, by direct uptake of pesticides through the gills … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: Part V

A recent study has illustrated that even Mother Nature with her volcanoes (there are approximately 1,500 known, active volcanoes worldwide) is adding higher levels of mercury than she has to date. There are an unknown number of volcanoes on the … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: Part IV

Whatever we humans do to counteract something which is troublesome, we seem to end up in a cycle of harm which we never intended. Glasgow’s main river is the Clyde. Glasgow has been the location for heavy industries since the … Continue reading

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Will we be Fishless?: Part III

Discovered in the 1920s, antibiotics have saved tens of millions of lives from pneumonia, tuberculosis, meningitis and a host of deadly bacteria. But, as with all things we do as humans, we get in the habit of overdoing everything. Overuse … Continue reading

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