Earth Systems and Ecology disrupted: Where have all the insects gone?


via Science Magazine – By Gretchen Vogel

Entomologists call it the windshield phenomenon. “If you talk to people, they have a gut feeling. They remember how insects used to smash on your windscreen,” says Wolfgang Wägele, director of the Leibniz Institute for Animal Biodiversity in Bonn, Germany. Today, drivers spend less time scraping and scrubbing. “I’m a very data-driven person,” says Scott Black, executive director of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation in Portland, Oregon. “But it is a visceral reaction when you realize you don’t see that mess anymore.”

Some people argue that cars today are more aerodynamic and therefore less deadly to insects. But Black says his pride and joy as a teenager in Nebraska was his 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1—with some pretty sleek lines. “I used to have to wash my car all the time. It was always covered with insects.” Lately, Martin Sorg, an entomologist here, has seen the opposite: “I drive a Land Rover, with the aerodynamics of a refrigerator, and these days it stays clean.”

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Cape Town braces for civil unrest as city’s water crisis continues to worsen

via FoxNews – The picturesque port city of Cape Town, South Africa has long had the distinction of being one of the world’s top tourist destinations. But now, the city is on track to top another list it doesn’t want to be included in: The first major city in the modern era to have its water supply chain switched off.

The city is experiencing a record-low water drought and city officials say soon they may have to take extraordinary steps to restrict water usage.

Experts say this kind of drought only comes once in 300 years. Dam water levels are dangerously low, at an average of 25 percent. In some areas, levels are dropping by as much as 1 percent a day.

Under Level 6B restrictions introduced this week, residents and tourists can only use about 13 gallons – or 50 liters – of water a day, or face stiff fines. That’s the equivalent of a small to medium-sized tub of water.

Sahara Desert covered in 15 inches of SNOW as freak weather blankets sand dunes

HEAVY snow has covered the Sahara Desert in a freak winter weather storm.

More than 15 inches (40cm) has blanketed sand dunes across the small town of Ain Sefra, Algeria.  It is the second time snow has hit in nearly 40 years, with a dusting also recorded in December 2016.But this snowfall which hit yesterday, is much deeper than the fleeting shower little more than a year ago.  Locals, who endure temperatures of 37C in summer, were stunned as dense snow settled on the town, known as ‘the gateway to the desert’.
Snow has covered the Sahara Desert in Ain Sefra, Algeria
Karim Bouchetata•Geoff Robinson – Snow has covered the Sahara Desert in Ain Sefra, Algeria

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‘Warning To Humanity”: 15,000 Scientists Declare Planetary Apocalypse Is Nigh

via The Sun: by Jasper Hamill – Technocrats armed with faulty science continue to claim that the sky is falling: overpopulation, global warming, deforestation, extinction of species, etc. The only possible solution offered is Sustainable Development run by themselves. The petition was produced by the Union of Concerned Scientists in Cambridge, Mass. The Chair of the UCS Board is Anne R. Kapuscinski who is the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of Sustainability Science and chair of Environmental Studies Program, Dartmouth College. ⁃ TN Editor

More than 15,000 scientists from around the world have signed a terrifying letter warning of an imminent apocalypse.

The message is called “Warning to Humanity” and is an ominous vision of the grim fate awaiting our planet.

The message updates an original Warning from the Union of Concerned Scientists, which was made in 1992.

Now the global scientific community’s view of the future is even bleaker.

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‘Alarm’: Feds find ‘bizarre’ results in survey of Pacific Ocean — Record low numbers of fish — Expert: “We pulled that net up, and there was not a thing in it…

Mackerel off Washington.

Seattle Times,  (emphasis added): Scientists survey Pacific Northwest salmon each year. For the first time, some nets are coming up empty — Scientists have been hauling survey nets through the ocean off the coasts of Washington and Oregon for 20 years. But this is the first time some have come up empty… In a report on their trawl survey, the scientists logged some of the lowest numbers of yearling Snake River spring chinook recorded since the survey began in 1998. Coho numbers were just as depressed… This year’s bizarre survey results all started with The Blob… [NOAA’s David] Huff said the purpose of a memo the research team wrote to managers about their survey results was intended to provide an early warning of how poor and just plain strange conditions in the ocean off Washington and Oregon’s coasts are…

David Huff, NOAA Fisheries, Oct 9, 2017: “We were really worrying if there was something wrong with our equipment… We have never hauled that net through the water looking for salmon or forage fish and not gotten a single salmon. Three times we pulled that net up, and there was not a thing in it. We looked at each other, like, ‘this is really different than anything we have ever seen.’ It was alarming.”

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The global ecosystem is rapidly collapsing… insect biomass plummets 75% in one generation… scientists warn of “decimation”… humanity may not survive much longer

Image: The global ecosystem is rapidly collapsing… insect biomass plummets 75% in one generation… scientists warn of “decimation”… humanity may not survive much longer

(Natural News) by  –  For years, I’ve warned that humanity is a suicide cult which has engineered its own destruction by relentlessly poisoning the natural world with chemical pesticides, heavy metals and GMOs. Now, the collapse of living systems across the planet is accelerating like never before, with ocean fisheries collapsing by the day, topsoil vanishing by the inch, and wildlife populations being decimated by the accelerating destruction of habitat.

Humanity, it seems, has broken the planet, and the mass die-offs are now impossible to ignore. Adding even more weight to the horrifying realization that humanity is committing mass ecological suicide, a new study published in the science journal PLoS One has documented a 75 percent decline in insect biomass over rural Germany in just the last 27 years.

The study, authored by Caspar A. Hallmann and others, is entitled, “More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas.”

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Anti-Geoengineering Legal Team Sues The US Department Of Commerce

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Dane Wigington   –   GeoengineeringWatch.org

The “Government” of the United States long ago decided they were above the law, the completely illegal covert climate engineering operations are a glaring case in point. Exposing and halting the ongoing climate engineering / geoengineering assault continues to be the primary focus of GeoengineeringWatch.org and the Legal Alliance to Stop Geoengineering (LASG).

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Geoengineered skies in Bangor, Maine. Photo credit: Penny Oliphant

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CERN Whistleblower Exposes Antimatter Dimensional Portals

Antimatter is chaotic and attracts energies from other dimensions.  Antimatter is connected to all matter.  Antimatter is Everywhere.  Possession can only happen with preparation.  Some people cannot be possessed.  Antimatter changes peoples’ energy.  Antimatter reacts with other remote antimatter.  Losing containment in one location causes a loss of containment in all remote locations.

The Cabal has an “Antimatter Chaos Weapon” that has been deployed in foreign countries.     The weapon triggers “negative” thoughts and feelings. The Veil between matter and antimatter has been “found.”  The scientists are discovering ways to break the veil down to get more antimatter in this realm.

China is building their own Super Collider twice the size of the CERN-LHC, to be able to create their own antimatter/dark-matter weapons.

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The 16 biggest ships produce more pollution than all the cars in the World

From LNGTransfer.comBy Mark James – The UK newspaper the Daily Mail published the alarming allegation that the 16 biggest ships in the world produce more pollution than all the world’s cars. If true, this would certainly change many people’s perspective on global warming as more often than not cars are singled out as a key contributor to greenhouse gases whilst the shipping industry is almost never mentioned. So, is this allegation true? And, if so, is it a game changer for the way in which we tackle climate change?

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Red Cross Admits It Doesn’t Know How Hurricane Harvey Donation Money Is Spent

(ANTIMEDIA) — Though the Red Cross has a historical reputation for providing relief to victims of natural disasters and other emergencies, the organization’s practices have tarnished its name over the last few years.

Amid the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti in 2010, the Red Cross reportedly accepted nearly $500 million in relief money but built only six homes with the funds even though they claimed they had provided homes to 130,000 people. These failures prompted some Haitians to advise the world against donating funds to the Red Cross.

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Bumblebee On The US Endangered Species List

The U.S. has designated the rusty patched bumblebee an endangered species. Species loss like bees are caused by the Geo-Engineering chemicals sprayed. 70x the Aluminum has been found in bees than would cause human beings Alzheimers.

U.S. Puts Bumblebee On The Endangered Species List For 1st Time

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated the rusty patched bumblebee an endangered species — the first such designation for a bumblebee and for a bee species in the continental U.S.

The protected status, which goes into effect on Feb. 10, includes requirements for federal protections and the development of a recovery plan. It also means that states with habitats for this species are eligible for federal funds.

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