Category: Global Warming

Top Ten Pesticide-Soaked Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid in the USA

About one billion pounds of conventional, synthetic pesticides are used each year in the United States to control weeds, insects, and other so-called pests. This number began rising in the mid-1990’s, with the advent of genetically modified foods, which are engineered in a lab… Continue Reading “Top Ten Pesticide-Soaked Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid in the USA”

The World’s major rivers are drying up from Extreme Weather

To be stuck “up a river without a paddle” is an expression for a sticky situation you just can’t get out of. But if that river happens to be in the northern hemisphere this summer, it’s likely the paddle won’t be helpful, anyway. A… Continue Reading “The World’s major rivers are drying up from Extreme Weather”

European Heatwave spark multiple Wildfires

European heatwave kills hundreds of people, while jammed electric vehicles spark wildfires that have displaced thousands In France and across the Iberian continent. Since July 10, 2022 at least 360 people have been killed in Spain due to a massive heatwave and thousands of individuals… Continue Reading “European Heatwave spark multiple Wildfires”

Tropical Storm heading for the Dutch Caribbean Islands and Venezuela

A tropical rainstorm that has been designated as Potential Tropical Cyclone Two by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is forecast to travel across the southern Caribbean Sea while remaining very close to the shores of Venezuela and Colombia in South America this week. Tropical… Continue Reading “Tropical Storm heading for the Dutch Caribbean Islands and Venezuela”

Chili Fish Contamination

Shocking footage of thousands of dead sardines and anchovies washed up on the Coliumo peninsula in Chile’s Bio Bio region are doing the rounds on the internet and has left scientists baffled. A similar incident was reported last year in Chile when “low amounts… Continue Reading “Chili Fish Contamination”

California Wildfires threaten famous giant Sequoia Trees

THREE RIVERS, Calif. — Firefighters wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning Thursday in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada. The colossal General Sherman Tree in… Continue Reading “California Wildfires threaten famous giant Sequoia Trees”

Woongebied of Toeristisch Recreatie gebied?

Mag Eilandelijk woongebied ook aangewend worden toeristische en recreatie bestemmingen op Jan Thiel. Mogen EOP bestemmingen zonder Landsverordening gewijzigd worden teneinde wettelijk Conserverings gebied voor toeristische doeleinden aan te ontwikkelen. LOB verzoek werd ingediend, maar werd verwijderd uit het computer bestand van de ventana… Continue Reading “Woongebied of Toeristisch Recreatie gebied?”

UN warns that the World is facing an unprecedented threat of Food Shortages

Natural disasters, climate change, and grain and livestock diseases are exacerbated by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on agriculture and food security, according to a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization report. The study highlighted that agriculture underpins the livelihoods of over 2.5… Continue Reading “UN warns that the World is facing an unprecedented threat of Food Shortages”

Indonesia & Palm Oil are Killing Orangutans

In the worst man-made environmental disaster since the BP gulf oil spill, vast swaths of vital rain forest habitats in Borneo and Sumatra are being consumed by commercial fire. These fires were intentionally set by palm oil and paper companies, simply because slash &… Continue Reading “Indonesia & Palm Oil are Killing Orangutans”

Forest Garden with 500 Edible Plants

Historically, farms and forests have been at odds. Conventional wisdom says we have to cut down the forest to make way for agriculture. But a growing movement called Agro-Forestry “capitalizes” on the free services forests provide farmers and gardeners. A forest garden with 500… Continue Reading “Forest Garden with 500 Edible Plants”

Siberia braces for record-cold temperatures to hit freezing -50 degrees

Russia’s Hydrometeorological Center has forecast that Western and Central Siberia will see temperatures as low as -50 Celsius before the end of the year – around 20 degrees lower than the typical December cold. Earlier this year, in the height of summer, the highest-ever… Continue Reading “Siberia braces for record-cold temperatures to hit freezing -50 degrees”

Global Warming Record Year 2020

According to the UN 2020 is set to rank among hottest years on record despite ‘La Nina’ cooling and could also be contributing to an unusually active hurricane season. Global temperatures boosted by climate change will still be higher than usual despite the cooling… Continue Reading “Global Warming Record Year 2020”

Curacao Weather Forecast

Curaçao doesn’t suffer the wrath of hurricane season. Curaçao’s weather tends to be sunny even throughout the months that other Caribbean islands experience torrential rains. Situated along the coast of Venezuela, and only 12 degrees north of the equator, Curaçao’s average temperature rests in… Continue Reading “Curacao Weather Forecast”