PM sacrificing NZ in the name of big business with TPPA

28 February 2015

There’s talk that John Key has been outsmarted by SkyCity. It would appear so. But hold on a minute.

The Prime Minister, in trying to avoid questions, has revealed he wears several hats as a husband, PM and cat owner.

The one he hasn’t mentioned is his best hat forever. That’s the one he puts on when big business texts. Think SkyCity.

He’s very obliging under this hat. That’s why he’s all for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement now being negotiated. Leaked documents suggest it’s much more about scoring concessions for business than it is about trade. Perfect for the PM. Continue reading PM sacrificing NZ in the name of big business with TPPA

Global ‘water war’ threat by 2030 – US intelligence

22 March 2012 (Published on Eco Liberty on 19 March 2015)

Nations will cut off rivers to prevent their enemies having access to water downstream, terrorists will blow up dams, and states that cannot provide water for their citizens will collapse. This is the future – as painted by a top US security report.

­The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the organization that oversees US intelligence agencies such as the CIA and FBI, was commissioned by President Barack Obama to examine the impact of water scarcity worldwide on US security.

And while the prospect of “water wars” has been touted for decades, it may start to become reality within a decade. The ODNI predicts that by 2040 water demand will outstrip current supply by 40 per cent. Continue reading Global ‘water war’ threat by 2030 – US intelligence

Aquaponics Food – 5 Greatest Benefits

Hydroponic Xpress and Aquaponics Perth, WA

The model of an aquaponics system may depict how our world’s food production will be in the future, due to the many benefits of have an aquaponics food source.
Aquaponics is the replication of a natural ecosystem, and the model can be dated back to the Aztec culture. However, it’s only in more recent years that people from all over the world have been adopting this system.
That’s no surprise when you see the 3 major benefits that an aquaponics food source brings.

1) Organic Produce
It’s important to have control over what you eat. Knowing what you’re eating will instil confidence to your mind knowing that it’s organic and healthy. Harmful chemicals are always being added to the food supply chain and practically all mass produced food will have traces of pesticide or herbicide, which are damaging to humans. At least in an aquaponics system, you feed your fish…

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