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Technology Tipping Point

Technology Tipping Point

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Is There a Tipping Point for Technology Driven organisations to become open...
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Living Centres

Living Centres.

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A crafted environment that is convenient, local, has variety, quality and i...
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zero point energy

Zero Point Energy

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The release and development of zero point energy will transform the world a...
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Amazon Rain Forest

The Amazon Basin - The Lungs of the World - now at tipping point of no return.

Amazon Basin River System
The Lungs of the World

Here are some articles that outline some of the issues facing the world as a result of the almost complete destruction of the earth's lungs.

ON THE SOUTHERN CREST of the unscathed Amazon rain forest, a storm inundates a wooden shack just off a sodden mud road. Inside, Antonio Bertola sits clutching a $1 beer under a painting of the Virgin Mary, his face ruddy and his clothes tatty from a lifetime of work on the land. The frontier town of Realidade is a mere speck on a changing map. To the north stretch hundreds of billions of trees and more than 1 million species never charted by man. To the south the muddy trail of human conquest reaches back for centuries. In a bittersweet tone of voice, Bertola recounts how his family of migrants had hungered for prosperity, security and, most of all, land to call their own...

"...Brazil’s new President, Jair Bolsonaro, an unapologetic cheerleader for the exploitation of the Amazon, has the colonists’ backs; he’s sacked key environmental officials and slashed enforcement. His message: the Amazon is open for business. Since his inauguration in January [2019], the rate of deforestation has soared by as much as 92%, according to satellite imaging..."   ...read more

The Amazon Basin is at risk and so the world is at risk. 

 

Earth is a spaceship, and the Amazon is a crucial part of our life-support system, creating up to 20% of our oxygen. Here's why we need the world's largest rainforest.  

"The carbon cycle is an inconspicuous, but vital, system in all ecosystems, including marine habitats, forests and even deserts. All plants need carbon to complete photosynthesis, and when they die, that carbon is either released back into the atmosphere, or buried deep under ground to create fossil fuels over thousands of years. As we are seeing today, the carbon cycle plays a huge role in temperature fluctuation and weather patterns and unfortunately, the more carbon we trap in the atmosphere, the more unpredictable these fluctuations become...."  read more

 

crimes against humanity

Crimes against humanity

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Christmas Island detention centre cost $27 million to 'detain four people'
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Regulatory Powers

Regulatory Powers

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Regardless of structure, party or policy, we need people of integrity servi...
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facism

Facism

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Common themes among fascist movements include; nationalism (including racia...
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21 September 2020

21 September 2020