"One of the penalties of an ecological education
is that one lives alone in a world of wounds."
- Aldo Leopold
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Some people incorrectly blame global warming for
the degradation of earth's air and water. Blame the
destruction on global porning, not warming.
It is an obscenity, what men sometimes think of
doing with their fragile environment while ignoring
the consequences of their offensively stupid actions.
Farmers in Saudi Arabia have adopted American farm
practices on their dairies in order to manufacture
drinking water for two and four-legged creatures and
nourish their fields of growing craps, er, crops,
where water is scarce.
Saudi researchers monitored and assessed the quality
of recycled waste water and published their results in
the August, 2014 edition of the journal Environmental
Monitoring and Assessment.
Al-Hammad, Abd El-Salam, and Ibrahim found:
"Total and faecal coliform counts were above the
permissible limits indicating poor sanitation level.
Fifty percent of all wastewater samples were
contaminated with faecal coliforms..."
In Saudi Arabia they drink recycled urine and feces.
In the United States, we spray it on our crops for
farmed-animal and human consumption.
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"People 'over-produce' pollution because they
are not paying for the costs of dealing with it."
- Ha-Joon Chang
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