Jilara (jilara) wrote,
Jilara
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The wheat blight cometh

I'm seeing our own seeds of destruction being happily sown, with cheerful disregard. Pollinator die-off (bees, butterflies), check. Fish being sterilized by birth control hormones in human urine making it into the treated sewage and thence into the water, check. Various pests introduced into new areas of the globe, check.

And now, joy of joy, brought to you at an agribusiness establishment near you:
http://environment.newscientist.com/channel/earth/mg19425983.700-billions-at-risk-from-wheat-superblight.html

Say hello to my old friend Horseman-of-the-Apocalypse, Famine. He knew you'd missed him, so he's going to be doing a revival tour.
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