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  • A Losing Trade – Quality of Human Life + Millions of Animals Dead For What? The Possibility of a Better Salmon Run?

    02/14/2024 3:18:09 PM PST · by AuntB · 27 replies
    Siskiyou News ^ | Wm. Simpson
    For over 100-years after the first dam was installed (Copco 1 Dam) and over 60-years after Iron Gate Dam was installed, there was nevertheless a decent run of Salmon and steelhead in the Klamath River, even with all of the changing ocean conditions, climate change, and OVERFISHING by both indigenous people and others. Any fishing guide on the Klamath River below Iron Gate Dam would attest to the fact that fishing was great. Therefore, this is the ONLY relevant Question: Is the deaths of millions of wildlife (mammals, birds, fish, etc.) and the collapse of an entire ecosystem, on top...
  • Forest Board Meeting on Shutting Down Forests

    01/05/2024 7:23:47 AM PST · by bray · 19 replies
    Rumble ^ | 1/5/24 | bray
    Another land grab by the Feds/Oregon Forestry Board and the patriots fighting bacck
  • The Uses and Abuses of Federal Land

    12/28/2023 6:56:53 AM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    American Conservative ^ | Dec 13, 2023 | William Perry Pendley
    The Biden administration has continued the modern Democrat tradition of perverse federal land use policy. It comes as a surprise to most Americans that the federal government owns nearly one-third of the nation’s land mass, in excess of 640 million acres. (It also owns 1.7 billion acres of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), but that is another story.) Most know of the National Park Service in the Department of the Interior and its 80 million acres of parks, preserves, reserves, monuments, memorials, historic sites, battlefields, and recreation areas, in every state. Many Americans may be familiar with the 141 national...
  • We Are The OCEANS

    09/19/2023 1:26:00 PM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies
    Wearetheoceans.org ^ | Unknown | Staff
    Agenda 30x30 Agenda 30x30 refers to President Biden’s identified goal "of conserving at least 30 percent of our lands and waters by 2030" (the 30x30 goal) in Section 216 of Executive Order No. 14008, "Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad" (EO 14008) issued on January 27, 2021. WATO and the world are immensely grateful and would like to thank President Biden on this executive order which addressed the climate crisis, created a White House office of environmental justice and committed President Biden’s administration to this ambitious conservation goal. The U.S. is currently conserving around 26 percent of its...
  • First Evergrande, now Sunac. Another big Chinese developer files for US bankruptcy protection

    09/19/2023 7:29:16 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 5 replies
    Channel 3000 News/CNN ^ | September 19, 2023 | CNN Staff
    One of China’s leading property developers, Sunac, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States, shortly after winning approval from its creditors to restructure nearly $10 billion worth of debt. The company filed a petition for Chapter 15 protection with the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday. It’s the second big distressed Chinese developer in weeks to seek such protection: Evergrande made a Chapter 15 filing in the United States a month ago, after posting losses of $81 billion in the last two years. The process allows the court to step in when...
  • Vietnam to prosecute 84 for alleged involvement in Dak Lak attacks

    06/23/2023 2:01:59 PM PDT · by Right Wing Vegan · 7 replies
    RFA ^ | 6/23/2023 | RFA Vietnamese
    Authorities in Vietnam said Friday they will prosecute 84 people accused of being involved in deadly attacks on two commune offices in central Dak Lak province and ordered them held in pre-trial detention. It isn’t clear who was behind the June 11 attacks, which left nine people dead, or what motivated them. On Friday, the Ministry of Public Security said it had confirmed that “organizations and individuals from overseas” had been involved, without getting more specific. “Materials and evidence collected by security forces show that the incident took place with the support and guidance of several organizations and individuals from...
  • Why Was A Barricade Blocking The Only Paved Road Out Of Lahaina?

    08/26/2023 10:22:02 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 75 replies
    End of The American Dream ^ | 8/23/23 | Michael Snyder
    Just when you think that this story can’t get any worse, somehow it does. It is being reported that the wildfires that we just witnessed in Maui were the deadliest wildfires in the entire history of the United States, and according to Moody’s Analytics they caused somewhere between four and six billion dollars in economic damage. But if authorities had responded more competently, the outcome could have been much different. In fact, the fire that ultimately completely destroyed Lahaina could have been controlled if fire crews had not “left the scene even though the fire was still burning”… Maui locals...
  • It’s still a big mystery, but what really happened in Maui is starting to leak out…

    There are so many theories floating around over the Maui fires, and they range from the totally absurd to the diabolically evil. Some are political, and some are actually really logical. Many are questioning the motives of the leaders, and what they may have had to gain in all of this. We have footage of local officials bizarrely shutting down donation centers. 🚨 THIS IS PURE EVIL!!! I Have Obtained New Footage From Maui Fire Ground Zero That Shows Hawaii Police Officer SHUTTING DOWN A CITIZEN DONATION CENTER FOR VICTIMS OF THE FIRES 🚨 https://twitter.com/i/status/1692002780032966746 You can’t blame people for...
  • How Convenient: Hawaii Governor Reveals State Plans “to Acquire Land” Ravaged by Wildfires (VIDEO)

    08/15/2023 12:13:25 PM PDT · by bitt · 56 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | 8/15/2023 | jim hoft
    On Monday, Hawaii’s Democrat Governor Josh Green announced that his administration is actively considering acquiring properties in Lahaina that have been devastated by recent wildfires. A total of 99 deaths were recorded as a result of the wildfires that occurred in Maui. Concerns have been raised among officials regarding the potential increase in the death toll, as just 25% of the burn area has been searched thus far. Local residents are grappling with not only the loss of homes and loved ones but the unsettling attention of developers looking to capitalize on their tragedy. USA Today reported a particularly distressing...
  • Biden to name new Grand Canyon monument with nearly 1M acres of tribal land

    08/08/2023 9:51:48 AM PDT · by Tell It Right · 32 replies
    UPI va Breitbart ^ | 8/8/2023 | UPI
    President Joe Biden will sign a proclamation on Tuesday establishing a new monument at Arizona’s Grand Canyon, protecting nearly 1 million acres of public land that some Native American tribes consider sacred grounds. . . . The move will also prohibit new uranium mining claims. Some local Mohave County leaders support protecting the land but opposed the ban on mining, citing the $29 billion worth of uranium deposits it holds.
  • Contentious committee hearing on BLM proposed rule, support of HR 3397

    06/20/2023 10:49:34 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Fence Post ^ | Jun 16, 2023 | Rachel Gabel
    The House Committee on Natural Resources held a legislative hearing on June 15 on HR 3397, sponsored by Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, to require the director of the Bureau of Land Management to withdraw the proposed conservation rule. In her prepared testimony, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem told the committee that nearly 98% of BLM surface lands in South Dakota are grazed by permittees; her state hosts 76 actively producing oil and gas leases that cover 36,762 acres; and the acres managed by the BLM provide recreation opportunities. Noem said the proposed rule overemphasizes conservation rather than the economic needs...
  • BLM Gives Americans 15 More Days To Comment On New Land Grab Rule, But Won’t Show Up To Hear Their Concerns

    06/20/2023 7:55:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    Federalist, ^ | JUNE 19, 2023 | Tristan Justice
    While the bureau put more days on the public comment calendar, the administration still has announced no plans to hold additional meetings. After outcry from Western constituencies and their representatives in Congress, the Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment period on its proposed public lands rule that threatens to upend those Americans’ way of life. The new rule proposed in March establishes a framework for “conservation leases” elevated over other uses such as mining, grazing, and gas development. The agency guidelines, which were created without a congressional vote, would implement a radical departure from the “multiple use...
  • Texas Senate passes bill banning citizens from hostile nations from buying farmland

    04/29/2023 11:09:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    One America News ^ | 12:12 PM – Saturday, April 29, 2023 | Roy Francis
    Under a new bill that was passed by the Texas state Senate, citizens from countries that pose a threat to the United States would not be allowed to own certain types of lands. The new bill, Senate Bill 147, would ban citizens from countries that have been named on the Director of National Intelligence’s National Threat Assessment for three years in a row, or more. The only nations that fall under that criteria would be China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea. However, lawful permanent residents and dual citizens would be exempted. […] However, the bill only bans certain areas from...
  • Republican Governors Fight the Chinese Communist Party’s U.S. Land Grabs

    03/12/2023 12:07:01 PM PDT · by Right Wing Vegan · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 3/12/2023 | Jeff Zymeri
    Republican governors including Kristi Noem of South Dakota are coming out strong against the Chinese Communist Party and its attempts to buy land in the United States. Appearing on Fox News’ Sunday Morning Futures, the governor explained that she is being proactive in preventing the Chinese government from buying up valuable farmland in strategically important South Dakota locations. According to Noem, after the Chinese spy balloon debacle and the White House’s inaction, South Dakota has had to be very aggressive. “They’re purchasing our land so they can have a foothold right here in the center of the United States of...
  • Russia says seized Ukrainian lands are under its nuclear protection

    10/18/2022 3:48:59 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 70 replies
    www.reuters.com/ ^ | 10/18/2022 | Reuters
    Russia said on Tuesday that four Ukrainian regions whose annexation it proclaimed last month are under the protection of its nuclear arsenal. The statement from the Kremlin came at a moment of acute tension, with both NATO and Russia expected to hold military exercises shortly to test the readiness of their nuclear weapons forces. Asked by reporters if the regions were under Moscow's nuclear umbrella, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "All these territories are inalienable parts of the Russian Federation and they are all protected. Their security is provided for at the same level as [it is for] the rest...
  • Russia Seeks to Annex Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson into Russia

    09/20/2022 11:34:29 AM PDT · by Cronos · 74 replies
    Net news ledger ^ | 20th September 2022
    A move in occupied territories in Ukraine to hold ‘votes’ on joining Russia could be a sign of Vladimir Putin realizing that he has to do radical things to save face and be able to declare victory in what is increasingly seen as a failed war. Votes being held in Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson may indicate a move to annex these Ukraine territories into Russia. These moves are generating speculation on potential escalation of the war between Russia and Ukraine. Sources tell NetNewsLedger that Russian President Putin is planning a major escalation including conscription. Over past weeks the Russians...
  • Canada’s Trudeau Declares War on Fertilizer, Following the Footsteps of Sri Lanka

    07/27/2022 5:54:44 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/26/2022 | John Hayward
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ignored cries of anger and desperation from farmers and provincial officials last weekend by pressing ahead with a climate change agenda that will dramatically reduce Canada’s use of fertilizer — the same ruinous strategy that drove Dutch farmers into revolt and destroyed the agriculture of Sri Lanka.The Toronto Sun reported on a dismaying Friday meeting of federal and provincial ministers, in which the latter could not convince the Trudeau administration to show any “flexibility” in its emissions targets, not even with a global food crisis on the horizon:Several provincial governments, and organizations representing farmers have...
  • Inflation is crippling rural America and may even drive people to the cities

    07/25/2022 7:14:41 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 80 replies
    NPR ^ | BEN ABRAMS
    Inflation is crippling rural America and driving some people to consider moving closer to cities in an effort to ease the financial stress, according to the latest analysis from one expert. Iowa State University professor Dave Peters has been studying the effect of inflation on people in rural communities as part of the school's Small Town Project. He found that this year alone, expenses for rural Americans had increased by 9.2%, but their earnings only increased by 2.6%. And Peters has pinpointed where it's hurting most. "Mainly, fuel prices, particularly among the farmer and agricultural community," he said. "They really...
  • Russia declares plans to grab more land in Ukraine

    07/20/2022 4:54:18 PM PDT · by Mariner · 51 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | July 20th, 2022 | SUSIE BLANN
    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces on Wednesday damaged a bridge that is key to supplying Russian troops in southern Ukraine, where Russia’s foreign minister said Moscow will consolidate its territorial gains.Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told state-controlled RT television and the RIA Novosti news agency that Russia plans to retain control over broader areas beyond eastern Ukraine, including the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions in the south, and will make more gains elsewhere.Lavrov's remarks and the Ukrainian missile attack on the strategically important Kherson region bridge indicated the nearly five-month war could broaden after unfolding mostly in eastern Ukraine since...
  • Dutch Dairy Farmer Faces Having To Cull 95% Of His Cows

    07/17/2022 2:53:58 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 15 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | JUL 17, 2022 | TYLER DURDEN
    In the Netherlands, dairy farmer Martin Neppelenbroek is near the end of the line. New environmental regulations will require him to slash his livestock numbers by 95 percent. He thinks he will have to sell his family farm. “I can’t run a farm on 5 percent. For me, it’s over and done with,” he said in a July 7 interview with The Epoch Times. “In view of the regulations, I can’t sell it to anybody. Nobody wants to buy it. [But] the government wants to buy it. And that’s why they [have] those regulations, I think.” Neppelenbroek made the remarks...