Inlumino Global

War on Water?

Recent reports have warned of the impossibility of protecting the British coastline from an encroaching sea. “We cannot win the war on water”, one scientist said.

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Bees Giving Hope for our Future

Last year a colony of Welsh wild black bees honoured my upland home by moving into a natural hive high up in an old oak tree. They survived the winter and multiplied, a talisman of protection and of life.

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Gaia will Win

Where and as I write now, green woodpeckers are yaffling in the oak trees around me as kites, ravens and buzzards circle around my home looking for breakfast to feed mates building their nests or even sitting on their eggs. It is a calm damp morning, the prelude to a timeless spring day in this old and sacred Upper Wye valley in Wales.

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A Snow Supermoon for the World

February’s full moon on Tuesday is the second and largest supermoon of 2019, and it is known as the Snow Moon, not just because of the time of year but also because these is an element of purity associated particularly with this full moon. You may care to look out for white messengers on this day.

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Saving the Planet

Whatever the cause, climate change is being proven scientifically to be far more serious than has been believed before. Reports this week say we have 12 years only to save the Planet from catastrophic events resulting from human action, unless there is a revolution in how we live, now.

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Our Sinking Sea Beds

So much of Earth is covered by sea, great blue expanses dotted here and there by land. Their depths are the most mysterious and unexplored places left on the Planet, and they are filled with life.

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Irma, Part of a Perfect Storm

 

Heavy winds pounded my home last night, and its cedar frame rocked like a ship on rough seas as wood outside and inside crackled and  the great River Wye roared her power.

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Climate Change, and the Spirit of Weather

The tail end of Storm Jonah hit the UK this week, but instead of the heavy snows experienced by the East Coast of the US, we have been deluged by rain and battered by wind. “It is down to climate change”, people say, with resignation – but is that the whole story?

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