Writing for the journal Current Biology, researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society have revealed that over the last 20 or so years, the Earth has lost 3.3 million square kilometers (1.27 million square miles) of wilderness – an area twice the size of Alaska and half the size of the Amazon rainforest – with the Amazon and Central Africa being the worst off. . . . “Globally important wilderness areas – despite being strongholds for endangered biodiversity, for buffering and regulating local climates, and for supporting many of the world’s most politically and economically marginalized communities – are completely ignored in environmental policy,” says Dr. James Watson of the University of Queensland in Australia and the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York.
Owl: Is Europe Preparing for War or Catastrophic Nuclear Event? Czechs & Others Telling Citizens to “Prepare for the Worst”
Wild but legit?
Warning follows German advisory for citizens to stockpile enough food and water for 10 days
According to Israeli Live News’ Steven Ben-DeNoon, a resident of the Czech Republic, news stations reporting on the story out of Germany also revealed how the Czech government is telling its citizens to “be prepared for the worst case possible scenario,” which is likely to be a large scale catastrophic terror attack or a nuclear disaster.
The state can’t pay, so someone has to. And the water keeps rising.
The oil and gas sector is already losing an average of $14 billion a year to environmental threats to its infrastructure, according to a study by America’s Wetlands Foundation and Entergy Corp. By 2030, those losses could exceed $350 billion.