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Ranchers Sell Off Cattle, Farmers Idle Thousands Of Acres As America’s Drought Emergency Escalates

Ranchers Sell Off Cattle, Farmers Idle Thousands Of Acres As America’s Drought Emergency Escalates

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, In my entire lifetime, this is the worst that drought conditions have ever been in the western half of the country.  During the past 20 years, the amount of territory in the West considered to be suffering from exceptional drought has never gone higher than 11 percent until now.  Today, that number is sitting at 27 percent.  The term “mega-drought” is being thrown around a lot these days to describe what is happening,…

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Is there a sinister agenda behind the California water crisis?

Is there a sinister agenda behind the California water crisis?

These days I like to present differing (and sometimes contradictory) views on things. Not so much the mainstream view (which is well represented out there) but contrary views.  I do not just swallow the mainstream view on climate change holus-bolus. It needs to be looked at in conjunction with competing sources of information. I see no reason why climate change-induced drought cannot go along with water mismanagement as is discussed below. There is also the big elephant-in the room –…

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Water wells are at risk of going dry in the US and worldwide

Water wells are at risk of going dry in the US and worldwide

As the drought outlook for the Western U.S. becomes increasingly bleak, attention is turning once again to groundwater – literally, water stored in the ground. It is Earth’s most widespread and reliable source of fresh water, but it’s not limitless. the Conversation, 10 May, 2021   Wells that people drill to access groundwater supply nearly half the water used for irrigated agriculture in the U.S. and provide over 100 million Americans with drinking water. Unfortunately, pervasive pumping is causing groundwater levels…

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Donetsk in flames from a barrage of explosions – The Russians talk about a Ukrainian military operation – Provocations? (video)

Donetsk in flames from a barrage of explosions – The Russians talk about a Ukrainian military operation – Provocations? (video)

They all returned to battle positions WarNews24/7, 10 April, 2021 We have an extremely serious incident with the smell of provocation in Donetsk as a fire broke out in a factory with food warehouses in the city center. First information from the Russians speaks of a “series of explosions heard” before the fire. It has already sounded the war alarm in Donetsk. Russian media talk about military mobilization as everyone has returned to the camps and are in battle positions. The Russians will…

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Water Wars against Crimea

Water Wars against Crimea

This story underlines another reason why the Russians may feel they have to act.   One of the reservoirs in the Crimean capital of Simferopol is almost running dry as the Black Sea peninsula’s water crisis continues to worsen. As things stand, many parts of the region have introduced rationing. Crimea has suffered from water shortages since 2014, when the Ukrainian government built a dam on a canal that had previously provided around 85 percent of the area’s water. The…

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Ukraine pledges to sabotage Russian efforts to avert humanitarian crisis In Crimea amid water shortages

Ukraine pledges to sabotage Russian efforts to avert humanitarian crisis In Crimea amid water shortages

Chaos in Ukraine Making ‘Epic Comeback’ With Blessing of New Biden Administration 21st Century Wire, 5 March, 2021 New government crackdowns on opposition in Ukraine include banning of websites and television networks. Chaos is making an epic comeback with “the full backing of the bastion of Democracy – Washington.” SouthFront reports… In Ukraine, the situation is slowly, but surely, falling into even a deeper abyss, full of violence and corruption – in the name of democracy for sure. Joe Biden entered the…

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Australian TV on water theft in Australia

Australian TV on water theft in Australia

As an indication of the insanity abroad I have been told TWICE that to point this out is “climate change denial” Corporate investors making huge profits from water, while farmers go broke Nine News Australia As our farmers struggle through the worst drought in decades, water is the only thing that can save them. But the government is questioning how big corporate investors are making huge profits from selling the precious resource at record prices, while the cost sends farmers…

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