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Fish Nationwide Contaminated With Mercury

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posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 07:50 AM
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Fish Nationwide Contaminated With Mercury


www.ens-newswire.com

Scientists found mercury contamination in every fish sampled in 291 streams across the country, reports a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Atmospheric mercury is the main source to most of these streams - coal-fired power plants are the largest source of mercury emissions in the United States - but 59 of the streams also were affected by gold and mercury mining.
(visit the link for the full news article)




posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 07:50 AM
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Atmospheric mercury?

Um, wonder why people are getting sick? Trees, birds, bees, fish, people are all dying and acting strange. What is going on. How do you kill someone slowly and it's very difficult to find?

Poison them. I've argued countless times that they are poisoning us from the atmosphere, and I've heard countless times, "if they were going to poison us, they would put it in the water".

Well, guess what! It's in the water! It got there from the atmosphere. Mercury, lead, silver iodide, cadmium, aluminum, barium, ammonium iodide, urea, sulphuric acid, carbon dioxide,

are all being used in weather modification experiments! It's proven folks. It's documented.

Whether you believe in Chemtrails or not, the fact is, our atmosphere is deliberately being polluted in the name of

SCIENCE.

www.ens-newswire.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 08:01 AM
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Think for a second. You act like "they" breath different air and drink different water than all of "us" do. Our world is getting more polluted and not all of it is intentional or some sort of conspiracy theory. I guess all the fat obese people are being force fed and mind controlled into eating McDonald's and junk food right? Gimme a break! Not every damn thing is a conspiracy by "them". People, corporations, etc. are all irresponsible. We are polluting this Earth together. Them, Us, They, etc!



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 08:08 AM
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Originally posted by Zosynspiracy
reply to post by Udontknowme
 


Think for a second. You act like "they" breath different air and drink different water than all of "us" do. Our world is getting more polluted and not all of it is intentional or some sort of conspiracy theory. I guess all the fat obese people are being force fed and mind controlled into eating McDonald's and junk food right? Gimme a break! Not every damn thing is a conspiracy by "them". People, corporations, etc. are all irresponsible. We are polluting this Earth together. Them, Us, They, etc!


Do you really know who "they" are. What if they are reptilian? What if they are from Saturn? What if there is a hollow earth?

Besides, there is such a thing as filters for air and water, that will remove the contaminant if they are known that they are there. "They" hide it in the water by injecting chemicals such as chlorine and flouride, and some sort of acid that removes arsenic.



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 08:15 AM
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I would agree that the point here is that the earth is sick, and it is making us sick. There is really no division between us and the earth. Bringing reptilians and that nonsense just fogs the concretness of the problem.



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 08:24 AM
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glad im vegetarian
never ever had seafood in my entire life
maybe once I had shrimp by mistake, but i spit it back out right away

you know we should all be living easily through our elderly years disease-free until 90-100yrs old.

i'm sorry but nature doesn't make diseases, humans do
common cold excluded of course.

this truly is the matrix



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 08:44 AM
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Originally posted by Silenceisall
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I would agree that the point here is that the earth is sick, and it is making us sick. There is really no division between us and the earth. Bringing reptilians and that nonsense just fogs the concretness of the problem.


We only see, what we can comprehend. Quantum science is touching on it now.

But back to the subject;

I wonder if this is what's causing the bird problem
What's Killing The Birds, It's Astronomical by Wonderworld

When mercury from the atmosphere enters the water, it turns into methylmercury.



Wild piscivorous fish, mammals, and birds may be at risk for elevated dietary methylmercury intake and toxicity. In controlled feeding studies, the consumption of diets that contained Hg (as methylmercury) at environmentally realistic concentrations resulted in a range of toxic effects in fish, birds, and mammals, including behavioral, neurochemical, hormonal, and reproductive changes.

Source

So, they did a test, at "environmentally realistic conditions", and got toxic effects. So what "they" are saying, is that the environment is already poisonous.

Now, if the fish, birds, and mammals are getting sick from this, that means it is us too.

edit to add: since this thread is meant to inform, I thought I would add this,



The general cycle of human-induced Hg contamination involves the release of stable, gaseous Hg to the atmosphere, primarily by the high-temperature combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. Hg can remain in the atmosphere for up to one year, travel long distances, and can be converted to the water-soluble ionic form, Hg2+, by photochemical reactions. Hg2+ is deposited to the landscape in precipitation or through dry deposition, and can therefore enter lakes directly or through runoff from within a catchment. It can be methylated to the most toxic form, MeHg (CH3Hg+), by sulphate-reducing bacteria in anaerobic environments such as lake sediments or wetlands. MeHg can then accumulate in organisms and magnify within food webs, causing organisms at high trophic levels (e.g., fishes) to contain the greatest quantities. Small amounts of MeHg have been found to affect embryo production and inhibit growth and reproductive development of fishes, as well as have toxic genetic effects. Fish with concentrations of MeHg sufficient to put human health at risk (0.5 ug/g) have been identified in remote lakes located far from point sources of contamination.

www.ualberta.ca...

[edit on 25-8-2009 by Udontknowme]



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 09:14 AM
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It's really sad when "breaking news" is old news. For example Love Canal

Polluting is allowed to occur, either by lack of regulation or lack of enforcement. It is "deliberate" not in the sense that its intent is to render life sick/dead, rather it is deliberate in the sense of deliberately not bothering to clean up.

Crapping on the floor of one's house instead of using the loo is not a deliberate attempt to make fellow housemates ill (unless one is very pathologically ill), but is merely being lazy.

While political debate in the powerful US for the last 30 years was focused on "family values" and forcing every conception to birth onto this planet, the politicians did nothing to make the planet safe for families or babies, let alone fetuses.



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 09:34 AM
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Studies done by Naftz's team a few years ago showed alarmingly high levels of methyl mercury in the Great Salt Lake.

Since then, the Utah Division of Water Quality, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Utah State University, the University of Utah and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have joined the geological survey in studying mercury in the lake.

Now Utahns are warned to eat less fish, or none, from 16 lakes and rivers statewide because of mercury contamination. The Great Salt Lake does not contain any fish.

www.sltrib.com...

Interesting article above. Don't eat the fish statewide, even though they are studying the lake, which has no fish.

It's an old alchemic philosophy, which the freemasons love, called "salt, murcury, sulpher"



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 09:58 AM
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As a passionate flyfisherman and sometimes guide and outfitter; fishing the rivers and streams here in the mile high rockies.

Most all the trout I catch in even secluded streams have a warning label attached to their dorsal fin.


Seriously, I seldom eat anything I catch and warn my clients of the danger, especially if they are pregnant.



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 10:00 AM
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We are polluting this planet through industry , through lazyness and through contempt.

It doesn't matter if there's the NWO trying to kill us off with chemtrails, or the Aliens trying to kill us off to colonise this world.

We as a race are destroying this world we live on now , today, with little or no regard for the future.

Industry , pollutes through smoke and burning Oil and gas, science pollutes due to 'seeding' the clouds to change the weather.
Aliens - who knows?
But WE as individuals DO NOT help either, sure we bleat on about recycling, and there should be more done to prevent the pollution, but we still throw away plastic wrappers, cigerette butts, food waste, pollute with our cars to go 5 minutes down the road. And then we wait for someone else to come along and clean up OUR mess don't we? Don't lie to yourself, you do it as well, I recycle as much as I can but I am still wasteful.

If we took a step back and ALL realised we are part of the solution and also part of the problem we'd come to the conclusion that WE DO NOT INHERIT the Earth, WE DO only borrow it from our children. And as for the NWO apparently trying to pollute the air to kill off 90% of the population, HELLO F**KWITS, you kill us off , you'll only succeed in killing yourselves off as well in the process. Instead of holding back clean energy devices and murdering the inventors of such items, how about helping the planet before it becomes a burned out rock floating in space.
I bet the aliens in the future would love to meet us as we are now, not some ruined cities and archeological remnants.

To quote the film ' The day the Earth stood still '( the new version with Keanu Reeves) "The Planet dies we die, we die the planet lives". And if there are Aliens tryng to get a life filled world, better to wipe us out quick before we ruin this world and take all other species on it with us in our arrogance.

[edit on 25/8/09 by DataWraith]



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 10:06 AM
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Originally posted by desert
It's really sad when "breaking news" is old news. For example Love Canal

Polluting is allowed to occur, either by lack of regulation or lack of enforcement. It is "deliberate" not in the sense that its intent is to render life sick/dead, rather it is deliberate in the sense of deliberately not bothering to clean up.

Crapping on the floor of one's house instead of using the loo is not a deliberate attempt to make fellow housemates ill (unless one is very pathologically ill), but is merely being lazy.

While political debate in the powerful US for the last 30 years was focused on "family values" and forcing every conception to birth onto this planet, the politicians did nothing to make the planet safe for families or babies, let alone fetuses.


LOL crapping on the floor lazy... um no. Crapping on the floor of your house is more than lazy and would most likely be intended to make people sick. Not washing your hands after using the loo may well make people sick, but would not be a purposeful attack. That would be merely lazy.

I hope there are no lazy people in your house.



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 10:25 AM
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Study by the USGS hmmm...

Sounds like Chik-Fil-A's "eat more chikin" ad campaign, with the big cow telling us to eat chicken.

Wonder where the money for this study came from. I see an image of a big fish holding a sign that says "eet mor beef". They're quick to warn us of the dangers of eating wild caught fish, but laugh at anyone who's a bit nervous about a flu shot.

"don't eat those fish, we have no control over what's in them. Eat our GM grain-fed, hormonally modified cows and doped up, plumped up, steroid injected chickens instead".

So, according to the USGS (why them... exactly?), it's not safe to eat fish. But according to the FDA, dental fillings containing up to 50% pure elemental mercury pose no threat?

Whole thing is "fishy".



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 10:28 AM
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The distribution of mercury onto many particles, including those less than 20 nm in diameter, indicates thatthe mercury is from local condensation of mercury compounds onto particles rather than transport of mercury-rich aerosols from surface sources.

cat.inist.fr...

"local condensation of mercury compounds onto particle"

That means it's happening in the atmosphere, "rather than transport of mercury rich aerosols from surface sources".

That takes coal plants out. What is in the air. Chemtrails. The article goes on to say...



There are indications that bromine and/ or iodine may be involved in the conversion of mercury from the gas to particle phase.


Silver Iodide=iodine=weather modification/people culling
Bromine?


For many years, the cloud seeder of choice was Silver Iodide, which was both expensive and produced less than optimal results. I believe that the origins of the health problem we're seeing with ethylene dibromide (as a seeder) can be resolved by a quick glance at the Periodic Table of Elements.

Bromine sits directly above Iodine on the chart, which translates into very nearly identical chemical properties for the two elements.

www.rense.com...



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 11:15 AM
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It just so happens that the one food, seafood, that is better for you than ANY other diet, is now poisonous. Ironic.

Maybe it is possible that the fish in fresh water streams are getting polluted by high concentrations, but that matters little to the ocean fish.

Seafood being the healthiest diet there is, I find it a bit suspicious the campaign certain groups are taking to warn people away from fish.



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 01:46 PM
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It wouldnt surprise me if the Atmospheric Mercury samples are coming from China. Its well known that pollutants coming from the factories that are mass marketing energy-saving lightbulbs also carry with them toxic Mercury traces.
Thousands of workers in China are dying of Mercury poisoning as a result of this aswell as people in communities surrounding these factories, it wouldnt be too far stretched to think that these pollutants carrying the traces of Mercury are making their way across the Pacific to the American shores.
With that also comes the Energy saving Bulbs themselves, as people throw them out onto general landtip sites they become obviously broken and the Mercury contained leaks out and gets within the water catchment area and makes its way downstream where its absorbed by the natural surroundings such as weeds or fish.



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 02:28 PM
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Originally posted by ROBL240
It wouldnt surprise me if the Atmospheric Mercury samples are coming from China. Its well known that pollutants coming from the factories that are mass marketing energy-saving lightbulbs also carry with them toxic Mercury traces.


You are pretty much dead on the money. Coal makes up 70% of China's energy production, and is growing. There is however, a claim that they are turning towards a cleaner burning technology. We'll see.

Other's have noticed too:


...As you saw in a recent weblog in Climate Science, China appears to be modifying the global climate through aerosol emission from a large number of coal fired power plants: August 12, 2009, New Paper “Increase In Background Stratospheric Aerosol Observed With Lidar” By Hofmann Et Al 2009. This paper gave me an idea that soot from China may be responsible for the recent reduction of the Arctic ice, which finally leads me to a Win-Win policy on coal fired power plants in China...


WUWT Article


Dept of Energy Report on China




[edit on 25-8-2009 by RoofMonkey]



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 08:42 PM
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The only conspiracy going on here is the conspiracy of corporate America paying lobbyists big bucks to poo poo global warming just so they can dodge any pollution legislation.


It's the almighty dollar....



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 09:05 PM
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Yes.


Mercury, one of the most hazardous pollutants from the hundreds of coal-burning electricity generating plants in China and elsewhere in Asia, is of particular concern. One study estimated a fifth of the mercury entering Oregon's Willamette River comes from overseas, with China as the mostly likely source.

Jaffe, a member of the National Academies of Science panel studying the issue, is wary of such reports. But he still estimates that as much as 30 percent of the mercury deposited in the U.S. from airborne sources comes from Asia, with the highest concentrations in Alaska and other western states.

source


The jet stream brings the pollution from China to the western states. Most of the mercury pollution seems to be from local sources, but that amount is added to with mercury from outside the country.


"Ten years ago, there was a lot of skepticism," Jaffe said. "People assumed the atmosphere scrubbed itself and didn't believe these pollutants could travel thousands of miles."



posted on Aug, 25 2009 @ 09:10 PM
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Originally posted by HunkaHunka
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The only conspiracy going on here is the conspiracy of corporate America paying lobbyists big bucks to poo poo global warming just so they can dodge any pollution legislation.


It's the almighty dollar....


Yeah... and your theory would have merit if it were backed by science, which it's not.

"Global Warming" is your Grand Unified Conspiracy.

Hey... did you know that:

Coldest July ever for Grand Rapids, Michigan
(Grand Rapids Weather Examiner, August 1, 2009)
www.examiner.com...

Coldest July on Record for Huntington, West Virginia
(WOWK-TV, August 1, 2009)
wowktv.com...

Coolest July Ever for Fort Wayne, Indiana
(Indiana’s NewsCenter, August 1, 2009)
www.indianasnewscenter.com...

July was coldest on record for International Falls, Minnesota
(FOX 21 News, August 1, 2009)
fox21online.com...

That was the coldest July in Dubuque, Iowa Ever
(Dubuque Telegraph Herald, August 1, 2009)
www.thonline.com...



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