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ENN – Drought, Cyberpoaching, Trumps madness and science meets permaculture

This week in ENN, Jason Sole covers the emerging drought crisis here in Cape Town, in reality the first major city to potentially face no water with a population of 3.7million. Also talks about Trumps actions against the EPA and the emergence of the new trend of cyber poaching.

The baseline of discussion is related to some new scientific research studies that have been confirming what permaculture has be talking about for quite some time. Remarkable the similarities found in base rules of nature. The article links are here:

This is the article relating to the drought in Cape Town – http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2017/03/01/Drought-debate-heats-up-in-Cape-Town1

Truckers slowing down traffic as the protest against renewable energy plants inclusion in the energy mix: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/truckers-driving-slowly-into-pretoria-coal-forum-20170301

Trumps actions against the EPA (Note that this story has new updates on our social media sites) :https://phys.org/news/2017-02-gop-backed-rein-science-epa.html

The emergence of the strange worrying new trend of cyber poaching: https://phys.org/news/2017-02-canada-conservationist-cyber-poaching.html

Permaculture understanding highlighted in non related scientific research:

https://phys.org/news/2017-02-nature-fungi-relationships.html

https://phys.org/news/2017-02-crops-france-pesticides.html

https://phys.org/news/2017-02-secret-diverse-forests-super-success.html

https://phys.org/news/2017-02-breakthrough-vertical-axis-turbines.html

A non related warm up of our in house permaculture expert John Turner. Look out for his new “how to” 12 part series on permaculture and food cultivation. – http://www.motherchannel.com/nutrition-permaculture-microbes-john-turner-pemaculture-heidi-du-preez-food-scientist/

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