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Robotic Bees Are Now Being Built To Pollinate Crops Instead of Real Bees

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Honeybees pollinate almost a third of the food we consume, but they’ve been dying at alarming rates due to threats like habitat loss and disease, as well as colony collapse disorder (CCD), the phenomenon where worker bees abandon their hives, leaving behind only the queen bee and enough food and nurse bees to help take care of the immature bees and the queen. There is also increasing evidence of a direct link between neonicotinoids, which are the most common type of insecticides, and CCD.

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Then, last week, federal authorities placed seven yellow-faced bee species native to Hawaii on the Endangered Species Act.

And while honeybees have been dying off in many countries over the last decade, causing widespread concern over how much of the world’s food crops will get the pollination they require, different authoritative approaches have been implemented. The White House gave a task force a mere 180 days to create a plan to protect bees and other pollinators, for instance. The National Pollinator Health Strategy plans to:

  • “Restore honey bee colony health to sustainable levels by 2025.”
  • “Increase Eastern monarch butterfly populations to 225 million butterflies by year 2020.”
  • “Restore or enhance seven million acres of land for pollinators over the next five years.”

But other scientists have taken different avenues for dealing with the crisis, using modern technology to replace living bees with robotic ones. Researchers at Harvard University introduced the first RoboBees back in 2013. Led by engineering professor Robert Wood, the team created bee-size robots that can lift off the ground and hover midair when connected to a power supply.

The details were reported in the journal Science. Harvard graduate student and mechanical engineer Kevin Ma, who co-authored the report, noted that the team is “on the eve of the next big development” and that the robot “can now carry more weight.”

Prior to this development, it had been impossible to put all the necessary things to make a robot fly into such a minuscule structure while still keeping it lightweight enough to actually stay off the ground, but the Harvard researchers believe that these RoboBees could, within a decade, artificially pollinate a field of crops.

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The White House determined that the loss of bees and other species “requires immediate attention to ensure the sustainability of our food production systems, avoid additional economic impact on the agricultural sector, and protect the health of the environment.”

The RoboBees aren’t exactly a solution just yet, however, as they still need to be able to fly on their own and communicate with each other to perform tasks like a real honeybee hive is capable of doing.

“RoboBees will work best when employed as swarms of thousands of individuals, coordinating their actions without relying on a single leader,” explained Wood and colleagues in an article for Scientific American. “The hive must be resilient enough so that the group can complete its objectives even if many bees fail.”

And while Wood explained that CCD and its threat were part of the reason for producing the robotic bee, he says the devices aren’t actually supposed to replace natural pollinators indefinitely. This means, despite their efforts, the focus should still remain on how to save these essential creatures.

The RoboBees would serve as “stopgap measure while a solution to CCD is implemented,” the project’s website cautions.

Why Not Just Get Rid of Pesticides? 

s it a little to late? It seems that we’ve known for years that pesticides are killing millions of bees, if not billions. More specifically, it’s neonicotinoid pesticides that have been targeted as the culprit, and the province of Ontario, Canada is doing something about it. Ontario’s government recently made the decision that neonicotinoid pesticide use will be reduced by 80 percent no later than 2017.

Neonicotinoid insecticides persist in very high levels in planter exhaust material produced during the planting of crops treated with these insecticides. This runs contrary to industry claims that the chemicals biodegrade and are not a threat, they lied. These pesticide components are found in soil, they are also found in fields where the chemicals are not even sprayed. Bees also actively transfer contaminated pollen from primarily pesticide treated corn crops and bring it back to their hives. Furthermore, bees transfer these pesticides to other plants and crops that are not treated with the chemicals, which goes to show just how persistent these chemicals truly are in the environment.

As CBC news reports:

“The Ontario government has moved to limit the use of neonicotinoid pesticides amid  growing evidence that the substances are responsible for drastic reductions in bee populations in the province. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs laid out a three-point initiative Tuesday that it says will ensure “healthy ecosystems” and a “productive agricultural sector” while reversing the downward trend of pollinator numbers.” (source)

Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller recently made an appearance on the Canadian Broadcast Corporation news network stating that:

“The science is very clear. It is absolutely linked to the problems with bees, the death of bees, but also the sub-lethal effects on bees, such as disorientation, which leads to colony failure. The new information that is before us and very alarming is that the impact on the ecosystem is much greater and much broader. The bees are the canary in the coalmine.” (source)

 A study out of Harvard University, published in the June edition of the Bulletin of Insectology puts the nail in the coffin, “neonicotinoids are killing bees at an exponential rate, they are the direct cause of the phenomenon labeled as colony collapse disorder (CCD).”  FYI, neonicotinoid’s are the world’s most widely used insecticides. (source)

A paper published in the journal Nature discusses how bees are twice as likely to die when exposed to pesticides; two-thirds of the bees are lost when exposed compared to a third when not exposed. The exposed bees are also half as successful in gathering food. (source)

Scientists from the US Department of Agriculture as well as the University of Maryland published a study that linked chemicals, including fungicides, to the large scale die-off of bees that has recently plagued the planet, you can read that study as well. (source)

It’s not just bees, it’s other insects (not to mention the effects on human health as well as the environment) like Monarch butterflies, you can read more about that here.

Alarming bee losses have also been recorded in various parts of the world where these pesticides are sprayed, they are dying by the hundreds of millions.

To learn more about this or to find more detailed articles on this subject, check out any of the related articles already available on CE by clicking HERE.

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French News Channel Caught Doctoring & Changing Sign Of Yellow Vest Protester

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In Brief

  • The Facts:

    French mainstream news channel, France3, has been caught doctoring a photo of the Yellow Vests movement. They completely erased a word from a sign that was calling for the Macron to resign. They blamed it on 'human error.'

  • Reflect On:

    Why would they do this? How much power does the mainstream media still truly have? Think about how many people are not as easily fooled by this today as opposed to 10 years ago. Why is alternative media deemed as 'fake news' all of a sudden?

The Yellow Vests began hitting the streets and raising awareness about the latest economic austerity measures in France that have impacted everything from taxes to gas prices for the middle class and much more. The distaste for how things are in France has been building for many years and simply boiled over.

Like most other protests we’ve seen over the past few years, the mainstream media seems to constantly focus on violence, often brought forth by just a few to steer attention away from the actual issues and onto ‘an out of control public.’ In fact, I would personally not be surprised if people were hired to purposefully cause destruction. It happened here in Toronto for the G20 years ago.

We have to ask ourselves: would a grassroots movement of concerned law-abiding citizens (which most citizens are) motivate these ordinary citizens to set someone’s car on fire? How could destroying another citizen’s car actually help the movement? Looting and breaking store windows? Why would law-abiding citizens take their frustrations out on innocent retail vendors? Would ordinary citizens contrive to harm civilians with bombs and gas attacks? – Richard Enos (Why The Yellow Vests Movement Could Erupt Into A Modern-Day French Revolution)

This type of deception has been seen before, more so on a global scale, where events are created by the same people who propose the solution, 9/11 being a great example, or perhaps the chemical gas attacks in Syria that received so much mainstream media attention, accusing the Bashar regime of gassing their own people… yet there was absolutely no evidence of that.

Mainstream media is the greatest tool for perception manipulation that the deep state uses. This time, it appears someone has been caught doctoring a photo of signs from the Yellow Vests demonstrations.

Editing Your Perception

The picture below is from French mainstream media channel, France3, as they were covering the Yellow Vest protests.

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When discussing the protests they used an image provided by Agence France Presse (AFP) which looks like this:

Agence France Presse (AFP)

France3 then delivered their news, only the photo now looked like this:

Notice the difference? You can see the one on the left which in says MACRON DEGAGE, meaning Macron Resign, is now edited to only say MACRON when you see it in the news coverage on the right.

Why would France3 edit this photo before running it if the media was truly about reporting facts?

According to the broadcaster, as explained by RT“the sign was broadcast reading just Macron, due to a “human error.”

How could “human error” erase a word from a sign in a photograph? This is a sad explanation to cover up something that has such a simple explanation. France3, like most other mainstream outlets, are trying to manipulate people’s perception. It should not take alternative media to provide the truth to people, but it does.

Unity Is Building

Another thing you won’t hear from western mainstream media outlets is that the majority of police in France agree with the Yellow Vests movement. Alexandre Langlois, the secretary-general of the VIGI police union, is quoted saying the following:

“Most of us back the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests), because we will be directly affected by any rise in fuel prices. Most of us can’t live where we work, because it is either too expensive, or we would be arresting our next-door neighbors, so we drive significant distances. Our tax contributions are going up in several areas, but there are no commensurate wage rises… It is hard to accept these cruel measures.”

Why not share this with the public? Because the global elite does not like unity. The fact that police officers joined in on this one was great, and represents what change is all about. Change comes from shifts in consciousness within each individual, where we no longer see one another as enemies and separate, but as part of a whole and all affected by the same environment around us. One day, no human being will agree to go to war, kill another, or take orders to destroy. We are the tools used by the global elite, and we are people. Macron is a perfect example of that, clearly following the will of his puppet masters -the Deep State.

We are the ones who accept these measures, and despite the difficulty in reversing them, protests like this show that it can work as the government has already agreed to make changes. At the end of the day, we need to look at who our leaders are, why they are doing what they are doing, and why decisions are never really made for the best interests of the people, but rather politicians and corporate interests. Why don’t we vote on what actually matters? Why do we only vote on the puppet?

A Deeper Look At France & MSM Deception

It’s also important to mention that Journalist Luke Rudkowski (video below) was on the ground in Paris, France, he conducted interviews about the Yellow Vests Movement that gives us a very different picture than the one portrayed by mainstream media. Luke speaks to a well-informed anonymous citizen about the fact that mainstream media is doing what it can to minimize the size and seriousness of the Yellow Vests Movement. This citizen seems to capture the real mood and motivation of the Yellow Vests Movement, and here discusses its origins and the reason it has continued to grow.

Related article: Yellow Vests Update: CNN Says hey Are Creating Chaos, But Are They?

On the Carbon Tax

This is a deep topic, but at the end of the day, a carbon tax will do nothing to solve our problems, and only put the people into more financial turmoil and stress. Keeping us in this state, constantly fighting to make ends meet, for example, is a tactic used by the elite. It doesn’t have to be this way, and we have more than enough solutions and resources to provide abundance for all on this planet. But freedom for us means a loss of control and power for ‘them.’

With a large portion of our money going towards the Black Budget, and Special Access Programs that we have no idea about, it’s clear that our taxes are not really going towards us and building roads, infrastructure, public services, and more.  A huge chunk must be going elsewhere. Into the pockets of the elite? Other secret programs that remain hidden from the public?

Remember, trillions of dollars have gone unaccounted for. For example, who is paying for these under-ocean military bases? 

The global elite have been meeting every single year for decades to combat environmental and climate issues, yet nothing has happened. If we keep looking towards these people for solutions, we will never get them and the ones we do get won’t benefit the collective, but rather the 1 percent. That’s exactly what’s happening with this carbon tax, the purpose of it is not at all to combat climate change. We’ve been sitting on several solutions for years, and this is the best they can come up with?

I recently wrote an article about solar activity and how it affects our climate, in it, I provide sources that show the politicization of climate scientists and links to professionals within the field who are trying let the world know what climate scientists really think of climate change. The majority of them seem to refer to it as climate ‘hysteria’ used to further give politicians the edge over human consciousness. They do not doubt climate change, just the extent that humans have had an impact on it, and point to a myriad of factors that are and could be affecting our climate. If you read it and examine the sources, you will see that most top climate scientists do not all agree as to what is happening here, the 97 % tagline comes from a cherry-picked group of scientists.

I do not deny climate change. Those who actually do the research and find out the carbon narrative is false are usually activists, like myself, for new clean green energy technologies. I believe our focus should be on re-forestation, ending meat consumption, restoring our waterways and healing our planet instead of a carbon tax that does nothing but strip more money from the people.

The Takeaway

Recognize how fake mainstream media truly has been all these years. They’ve been exposed time again time again, doctoring photo’s, setting up ‘in the field’ shots like it’s a movie set, and completely twisting facts and presenting staged events.

PR firm Bell Pottinger, well-known for having many controversial clients, worked with the U.S. military to create propaganda in a secretive operation. You can read more about that here. It’s just another example of what goes on.

Here and here are a few articles that are well sources outlining the relationship that mainstream media has with governments, intelligence, corporations and academia.

Here is an article I published a few years ago about multiple mainstream media award winning journalists blowing the whistle with regards to what’s really going on.

The picture of above, believe it or not, is actually only a small example of what they regularly do. Harshly put, it’s pure brainwashing. For us to have a more accurate clue about what’s actually happening on our planet, we need to seek out other sources, do the research, and think critically. Gather with others and talk if that’s what it takes.

Thanks to social media, which they are desperately trying to censor and control now, the truth is getting out. More people are being inspired to let the world know what’s really going on. Seeing through deep state and mainstream tactics is vital to change our planet. Once we change the way we look at the world, the world will begin to change. We can’t keep repeating the same cycles if we are going to move past this type of deception and state of consciousness.

The good news is, we are AWAKE! The more they try to censor opposing narratives, the more they expose themselves.

Obviously, something very special is happening on the planet right now. More people are waking up, and starting to realize that as a collective, we don’t resonate with large portions of this human experience. We desire change.

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A UFO The Size Of Planet Earth Seen Hovering Near Saturn

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  • The Facts:

    The picture here comes from a long time NASA scientist, one of many photos covered-up and hid from the public from the Voyager mission in 1980. That mission was tasked with photographing Saturn, its rings and its moons.

  • Reflect On:

    What does this mean for humanity? Why the cover-up? Are we ready to accept that this may be a reality? What kinds of implications are there from the realization that we are not alone, and that highly advanced, intelligent beings are out there?

The pictures NASA got back from the Voyager mission to Saturn in 1980 were apparently so mind-altering that they locked them up–at least that’s what retired U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Bob Dean said in this lecture. He also showed numerous photographs from the Apollo missions that were never released to the public. You can view some of those photographs here. Multiple governments, like Russia, have been calling for an international investigation as to where photographs, footage and Moon rocks disappeared to.

The picture above does not come from Dean, it comes from one of his good friends Norman Bergrun, a scientist and engineer who was part of NASA’s voyager program. He worked at NASA for decades at the Ames Research Centre. He also worked at Lockheed Martin where he managed the Polaris missile tests. Unfortunately, he recently passed. You can view his obituary here.

He is a legend for going public.

Luminous Source

What is the picture of? It’s a “luminous source,” that comes from Bergrun’s Book, “The Ringmakers of Saturn.” He had to go through a lot of trouble to publish it, and had to leave the country in order to do so, as Dean explained in the lecture linked above.

According to Bergrun, there are several large craft “proliferating” out around Saturn and its moons. His book goes into much greater detail, and although it’s hard to find and costs thousands of dollars, it is linked online, here.

Frustrated By Non-Disclosure

According to Dean, Bergrun got frustrated later in life that the decision was made not to tell the public what they had photographed at Saturn. My previous article Long-Time Nasa Scientist Blows The Whistle On Tall Black Extraterrestrial Beings describes Bergrun exposing the existence of what he calls extraterrestrial ‘vehicles’ that were responsible for making the rings around Saturn.

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In a rare interview he gave with Kerry Cassidy of Project Camelot (below), he expressed his great concern of the UFO cover-up and stated with enthusiasm that “people have got to be made aware that those things are real.” I’ve presented this video in multiple articles, but you cannot present this interview if you’re writing an article about Norman Bergrun!

The Takeaway

In his book, Norman makes it a clear point to emphasize that these objects have probably been around much longer than we have. He also states that if there was any ill intent towards our planet, something probably would have happened by now and there is a reason that these objects (which he stated are intelligently controlled, not by us) have not come in close proximity to our planet. By coming closer than they already are they may, and already probably do have some effects on our own weather. This is something Norman also mentions in his book.

A lot of ridicule and fear exists behind this topic, and today it’s no longer taboo as mainstream disclosure has begun. We are becoming more aware, and despite mainstream media and the global elite having a lot to lose from the disclosure of this type of information (propulsion systems, oil, etc..), the truth is leaking out. It’s a field filled with information and disinformation, so one has to be cautious and remain skeptical. At the end of the day, we know that we are not alone, and it has huge implications for all areas of humanity–not the least of which is that it will ultimately force humanity to look within.

More awareness of this presence is coinciding with a massive ‘spiritual’ awakening that’s happening on the planet, and this is not by coincidence. It seems that a growing awareness of what’s out there will serve to help humanity better understand itself.

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Google CEO’s Testimony Further Collapses Russian Interference Narrative

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  • The Facts:

    Recent testimony from Google CEO Sundar Pichai takes yet another leg out of the crumbling Russian election-meddling narrative used to cast doubt on the Trump presidency.

  • Reflect On:

    Is the Deep State, through mainstream media, simply projecting all the things they do themselves? How else would they know how to build these narratives so well? Breaking this illusion is an important step in awakening our consciousness.

The importance of specific nuances within the recent 2016 Presidential election in the United States is not widely discussed as we often get too caught up in political sides, our own narratives and propaganda from mainstream media.

Point blank, this recent election illustrated a changing of the guard when looking specifically at the shadow government or Deep State. This is missed by the average person as their faith still rests in democracy, the left-right voting paradigm and the idea that the government actually runs the country. This nuance is missed by some in alternative media sources who, even though they may recognize the existence of the cabal, cannot get out from behind their own narrative enough to recognize the signs that the cabal is losing power.

And of course, those who watch, listen to and rely on mainstream media are simply misinformed on most issues–deeply. Mainstream media is owned and operated by this cabal, and of late they’ve been clinging to their narratives like there’s no tomorrow. The key takeaway when discussing this nuance is in the fact that this isn’t about left vs right, but about the cabal losing power. More on this later.

RussiaGate Right Out Of The Gate

Shortly after the 2016 election ended and people had gotten over the shock that Donald Trump would be the next president of the United States, ‘fake news’ and ‘Russian election meddling’ became the focus for why Hillary lost. While at first many blamed ‘stupid old white men,’ a meme sill alive today, the focus soon changed to a new and potentially more potent theory, fully supported by the DNC, that Russia must have been the cause.

The problem was, the theory had little to no evidence, and that has not changed. It’s also proving to be a very large distraction that still lives on to this day regardless of the fact that time and time again, it is proven to be illegitimate.

Still, mainstream media continues to promote it, as seen in the Bezos-owned Washington Post article Without the Russians, Trump Wouldn’t Have Won, or in a NewYorker article entitled How Russia Helped Swing the Election for Trumpwhich posits “…forensic analysis of the available evidence and concludes that Russia very likely delivered Trump’s victory.”

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CNN came under a lot of fire during the Russian meddling allegations for continually publishing fake news stories about it. Some CNN reporters even resigned after they had to retract false stories. There is also a video of a CNN reporter stating “they have nothing” and “it’s for ratings”, when referring to Russian election interference. More on all of that here.

Google CEO’s Damning Testimony

The reason why this narrative is so important to the deep state is multifaceted. It continues to promote control over social media networks, it continues to produce the idea that Trump only won due to a rigged election, it continues to create hate and divide amongst the populace, it continues to created an enemy in Russia, who now is being blamed in some mainstream circles as the cause of France’s unrest! Whether people believe it all or not, it still continues to distract them from the underlying reality that the deep state is losing power and falling apart at the seams.

In the most recent development, Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai testified about political bias and data collection before a Congressional committee on December 11th, 2018. He was questioned about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and what he revealed essentially collapsed the entire narrative. He discussed transparently that the number of ads that were purchased via Google by “Russians” totaled less than $5000 worth, and that the ads didn’t push for Trump or Hillary.

What should be headlines all over America, is nothing more than brushed under the rug by MSM. Below you can hear more analysis on this by RT news. I do want to point out, I don’t particularly support the tone of this interview, but nonetheless, the analysis and facts are there.

Projection

So we have to ask the question: what is really going on here? When we closely analyze what’s been taking place in recent times, we begin to see that there is a great deal of projection going on here.

The ploy to blame Russia for election meddling seems more likely borne out of the idea that Americans are easily convinced that Russia is an enemy and they do bad things. Further to that, the Deep State, including the Clintons, had allegedly been colluding with Russia in the Uranium One deal. And the FBI refuses to release three dozen memos that would yield a full investigation. Why? And why does there seem to be a gag order on this story in mainstream media?

Claims that “fake news” is a huge problem and that we need to crack down are abundant in the mainstream; the fact is that the Deep State uses mainstream media to control and limit narratives and purposefully misinform the public on events. Note that at least 200 independent media pages have been ousted by Facebook after political pressure from this election. Why? Because independent media was able to bring different narratives to millions and millions of people, a huge threat to the mainstream media and the Deep State. They then called these independent media outlets “fake news” purveyors and removed them from people’s view. Thus, the very thing they are calling out others for is what they themselves are doing, and of course with all their experience they know how to do that VERY well.

Headlines could very easily be all over mainstream media about these things, but they aren’t. Instead, search results are overwhelmingly littered with the Russian election meddling narrative at the simple touch of typing the word ‘Russian’ in Google.

The Takeaway

Awakening to these truths is a crucial step in breaking the illusion about our world so we can properly move forward. Breaking the illusion IS a consciousness-based process as well. It’s about a level of expansion within ourselves that allows us to awaken to the reality beyond the manipulation of the mind and ego consciousness. The world becomes much more clear when we shift to this state, and the solutions that arise out of this state of being are not ones that continue to fuel our currently polarized world, but ones that will end the existence of this cabal, and that will further move along the process of allowing humanity to thrive.

The reason Trump is a threat, and why we mentioned above that the important nuance is a changing of the guard, is because he is playing the role of figurehead for a deeper intelligence community that has long been aligned together for the purposes of removing the Deep State from power. The environment to achieve this and ultimately move this process along is created by our collective consciousness. We must evolve our consciousness along with these actions for us to see them fully realized.

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