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Scientist Reports Bottom Of Gulf Of Mexico Oil Covered And Dead

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February 20, 2011: Associated Press Editors / AP via Google News – February 20, 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a scientist’s video and slides that demonstrate the oil isn’t degrading as hoped and has decimated life on parts of the sea floor.

At a science conference in Washington, marine scientist Samantha Joye of the University of Georgia aired early results of her December submarine dives around the BP spill site.

She went to places she had visited in the summer and expected the oil and residue from oil-munching microbes would be gone by then. It wasn’t.

“There’s some sort of a bottleneck we have yet to identify for why this stuff doesn’t seem to be degrading,” Joye told the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual conference in Washington. Her research and those of her colleagues contrasts with other studies that show a more optimistic outlook about the health of the gulf, saying microbes did great work munching the oil.

“Magic microbes consumed maybe 10 percent of the total discharge, the rest of it we don’t know,” Joye said, later adding: “there’s a lot of it out there.”

The head of the agency in charge of the health of the Gulf said Saturday that she thought that “most of the oil is gone.” And a Department of Energy scientist, doing research with a grant from BP from before the spill, said his examination of oil plumes in the water column show that microbes have done a “fairly fast” job of eating the oil. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab scientist Terry Hazen said his research differs from Joye’s because they looked at different places at different times.

Joye’s research was more widespread, but has been slower in being published in scientific literature.

In five different expeditions, the last one in December, Joye and colleagues took 250 cores of the sea floor and travelled across 2,600 square miles. Some of the locations she had been studying before the oil spill on April 20 and said there was a noticeable change. Much of the oil she found on the sea floor — and in the water column — was chemically fingerprinted, proving it comes from the BP spill. Joye is still waiting for results to show other oil samples she tested are from BP’s Macondo well.

She also showed pictures of oil-choked bottom-dwelling creatures. They included dead crabs and brittle stars — starfish like critters that are normally bright orange and tightly wrapped around coral. These brittle stars were pale, loose and dead. She also saw tube worms so full of oil they suffocated.

“This is Macondo oil on the bottom,” Joye said as she showed slides. “This is dead organisms because of oil being deposited on their heads.”

Joye said her research shows that the burning of oil left soot on the sea floor, which still had petroleum products. And even more troublesome was the tremendous amount of methane from the BP well that mixed into the Gulf and was mostly ignored by other researchers.

Joye and three colleagues last week published a study in Nature Geoscience that said the amount of gas injected into the Gulf was the equivalent of between 1.5 and 3 million barrels of oil.

“The gas is an important part of understanding what happened,” said Ian MacDonald of Florida State University.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief Jane Lubchenco told reporters Saturday that “it’s not a contradiction to say that although most of the oil is gone, there still remains oil out there.”

Earlier this month, Kenneth Feinberg, the government’s oil compensation fund czar, said based on research he commissioned he figured the Gulf of Mexico would almost fully recover by 2012 — something Joye and Lubchenco said isn’t right.

“I’ve been to the bottom. I’ve seen what it looks like with my own eyes. It’s not going to be fine by 2012,” Joye told The Associated Press. “You see what the bottom looks like, you have a different opinion.”

NOAA chief Lubchenco said “even though the oil degraded relatively rapidly and is now mostly but not all gone, damage done to a variety of species may not become obvious for years to come.”

Lubchenco Saturday also announced the start of a Gulf restoration planning process to get the Gulf back to the condition it was on Apr. 19, the day before the spill. That program would eventually be paid for by BP and other parties deemed responsible for the spill. This would be separate from an already begun restoration program that would improve all aspects of the Gulf, not just the oil spill, but has not been funded by the government yet, she said.

The new program, which is part of the Natural Resources Damage Assessment program, is part of the oil spill litigation — or out-of-court settlement — in which the polluters pay for overall damage to the ecosystem and efforts to return it to normal. This is different than paying compensation to people and businesses directly damaged by the spill. The process will begin with public meetings all over the region.

Revelation 8: Gulf Oil Disaster

The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: Gulf of Mexico has been turned into a giant petri dish of poison! – SJH

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http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gsv8vJ45hWNxvco5tgcPE_iHt6dQ?docId

Gulf Bio-Terrorism: A Silent And Deadly Enemy Among Us (Part 1)

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February 20, 2011: Michael Edward / Blue Plague.org (The Gulf Blue Plague) – February 20, 2011

THE GULF BLUE PLAGUE IS SANCTIONED BIO-TERRORISM

While the vast majority of Americans were deceived into focusing their attention solely on BP’s underwater “dog and pony video show” and professed chemical “dispersants,” the biological war initiated within the Gulf of Mexico battleground was already a raging bacterial inferno.

Those of us who live on the Gulf Coast have always hunkered down and survived deadly storms, such as hurricanes Charley and Katrina.  We have always picked ourselves up from out of the rubble and rebuilt.  We are survivors.  It’s a part of what living in “hurricane alley” is all about.  But we have never faced an invisible storm that attacks in absolute silence with no advanced warning.  We have never confronted an engineered biological terror that can’t be seen nor heard.

We are on the vanguard of the largest cover-up in American history.  More than a week after the April 20, 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster began, District of Columbia military Commander-in-Chief Obama emphasized how nothing would be done by British Petroleum or any other group without it being cleared and approved by his Executive office. I presume this was previously agreed to on February 13, 2010 at the White House meeting between Obama and BP since this happened to be the same day BP was granted a U.S. Government permit to abandon a Mississippi Canyon 252 well that was fracturing and had uncontrollable gas bursts.

This new “Gulf War” will linger on for centuries as it alters the entire biosphere.  It’s destroying our families, friends and neighbors from the inside out because it’s a genetic war. This purposefully engineered biological war will soon become a world war as the horizontally transferred synthetic genes extend their silent tendrils through the water and air. It’s already begun to abruptly manifest in fish, birds, mammals, and humans.

What’s taking place in the Gulf of Mexico is nothing less than officially authorized bio-terrorism for those of us who live on the Gulf coast. The Gulf Blue Plague is Sanctioned Biological Terrorism.

WHO IS OUR ENEMY?

Who has raged this war against not only humanity, but against our entire earth and all life that dwells on this planet?

Our enemy is whoever (pronounced “POTUS”) ordered the use of synthetic genomics in the Gulf of Mexico for the purpose of crude oil bio-remediation… joined in locked arms by those in authority (pronounced “Governors”) who have knowingly allowed it to take place… while usually accepting free money (pronounced “bribe”) for advertising deliberate lies to the public about the safety of Gulf seafood, water, beaches, and air.

By their actions, they have declared war against all of us. Call it whatever you wish, but in my opinion this is sanctioned terrorism. I take it personally because it just doesn’t affect me; it touches every member of my extended family, my friends, and my neighbors here on the Gulf coast.

WHAT ARE THEIR WEAPONS?

The present syn-bio weapons of our enemy are outlined below along with evolving horizontal gene transfer contamination of the natural microorganisms that have been the basis of our entire world… until now. The biological ecosystem of the earth we knew a year ago is now rapidly changing.

In just a few months, we will know if orders have been given allowing hurricanes to enter the Gulf of Mexico or if they will all be purposely steered away as was done in 2010.  This will dictate how fast the world biosphere will be further affected. However, it will not change the present bio-genetic war for those of us living along the Gulf coast no matter which option is taken.

BIO-REMEDIATION VIA GENOMICALLY ENGINEERED BACTERIA

I have previously explained how synthetic gene bioremediation has been used and how it works in numerous articles and radio broadcasts, as well as in YouTube videos, since early August, 2010. Take the time to read and listen to what has already been revealed beginning with The Gulf Blue Plague (BP) is Evolving to the more recent Permanent Biological Contamination of the Gulf – Synthetic Genes Are Crossing Species Barriers.

A week ago, scientist and human rights activist Dr. Riki Ott publicly agreed with me that genetically engineered bacteria are being used within the Gulf. This comes on the heels of Dr. Máximo Sandín of Spain, a well respected European biology professor and scientist, confirming two weeks earlier that the horizontal transference of these synthetic genes was creating a “permanent biological contamination” in the Gulf.

“And it’s not just dispersants; it’s also genetically engineered bacteria… with absolutely no thought on what this will do to the populations of humans living in this area, let alone the ecosystem.  So, we need Cease and Desist orders across the Gulf.” – Dr. Riki Ott, February 10, 2011, KALW radio, San Francisco, California.

In an earlier September 27, 2010 interview, Dr. Ott said pretty much the same:

“There are naturally occurring bacteria [in the Gulf]: Alcanivorax borkumensis, for example.  The problem is that, in their wisdom, some of our scientists have decided to see if they can tinker with the genes of these bacteria to see if it could eat oil better.  So, now we have bio-engineered bacteria out there chomping oil.  Does anybody have any idea what this does to people? Some of the medical community has found that these gram negative bacteria, specifically Alcanivorax – the super bug – can cause a MRSA-like [Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus] infection.”

FOUR SYNTHETICALLY ALTERED BACTERIA IN THE GULF

There are new species or strains of bacteria now present in the Gulf of Mexico that very closely match the single strand DNA of known natural oil and gas munching bacteria. Three of these are hydrocarbonoclastic (oil eating) bacteria while one is an anaerobic bacterium that thrives on gas, especially methane. All are genetically modified and altered.

All these bacteria are Gram-negative and join together to form antibiotic resistant “bio-films” which colonize both within and on people. The skin ulcers, boils, rashes, pneumonia, lesions, internal hemorrhaging, along with many more symptomatic results, are directly tied to these synthetically DNA altered bacteria. They are responsible for new and unknown pathogenic diseases where current antibiotics have very little or no effect.

1. Pseudomonas alcaligenes is a Gram-negative bacteria used for bio-remediation purposes because it can degrade aromatic hydrocarbons such as benzene or methane.

2. Alcanivorax borkumensis is a Gram-negative bacteria used for bio-remediation purposes because it can degrade oil hydrocarbons.

3. Oleispirea Antarctica is a Gram-negative hydrocarbon degrading bacteria only found in Rod Bay and the Ross Sea, Antarctica.

4. Oceaniserpentilla Haliotis is a Gram-negative hydrocarbon degrading bacteria found only in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand.

“To make things a little scarier, some of the oil-eating bacteria have been genetically modified or otherwise bio-engineered to better eat the oil – including Alcanivorax borkumensis and some of the Pseudomonas.” — Dr. Riki Ott, September 17, 2010; Bio-Remediation or Bio-Hazard? Dispersants, Bacteria and Illness in the Gulf

Gram-Negative Consequences

The outer membrane protects gram-negative bacteria from typical antibiotics that would normally damage the inner membrane or cell wall.

Bio-Film Bacteria Colonies

Bacteria living in a bio-film usually have significantly different properties from “free-floating” bacteria of the same species because the protected environment of the film allows them to interact in different ways. This environment brings about increased resistance to detergents and antibiotics.  Antibiotic resistance of bacteria in a bio-film provides a pathway to chronic infections.  In some cases, antibiotic resistance can be increased a thousand fold.

“The recent dramatic decline in the cost of DNA sequencing has made it possible to detect microbes with the ability to degrade oil even when they make up only a small percentage of the initial microbial community.  Computer programs have been designed that allow scientists to search meta-genomes for gene sequences associated with the enzymes involved in oil degradation. Because microbes can grow rapidly and have only a single copy of DNA, mutations and gene transfer events that improve fitness have an immediate effect…

“Microbes can also evolve enhanced capabilities for degrading oil. One of the most rapid ways this can happen is by horizontal gene transfer (HGT). HGT is a mechanism whereby microbes can share genes with each other—with HGT, a microbe that has the genetic instructions for producing oil-degrading enzymes can transfer copies of those genes to other microbes—even microbes of different species previously incapable of degrading oil components. In this way, microbes that were unable to use oil as a food source acquire that capability. The ability to share genes can greatly promote a local microbial community’s capacity to clean up an oil spill. Although the process is well established, the extent to which it takes place after an oil spill is unknown.” — Microbes & Oil Spills FAQ, published February 17, 2011, American Academy of Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC; http://www.asm.org

Gulf Bio-Terrorism: A Silent And Deadly Enemy Among Us (Part 1)

The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: The above broadcast is a sobering account concerning the Gulf… – SJH

Link to original article below…

http://worldvisionportal.org/wordpress/index.php/2011/02/gulf-bioterrorism-silent-deadly-enemy/

Scientists: Sun Approaching “Grand Cooling” Assures New Ice Age

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February 20, 2011: Terrence Aym / Helium – February 18, 2011

NASA and the ESA agree, and so does the Russian space agency, Roscosmos—the sun is headed for a Grand Solar Minimum and a Grand Cooling will commence.

The aptly named Grand Cooling is exactly what it implies: the sun is going to cool. That cooling will also cool off the Earth. It will last from 30 to 50 years.

What exactly does global cooling mean? Well for one, Al Gore was sure wrong! The Earth isn’t going to warm, it’s going to get colder. Much colder.

So cold a little or full-blown Ice Age will ensue. As a matter of fact, some scientists claim we’re already in the early stages of an Ice Age. Maybe the Nobel Committee and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences should ask Mr. Gore to return his awards.

Dutch Professor Cees de Jager, a prominent astronomer and solar expert, forcefully asserts that we the world is indeed entering for a long period of very low solar activity. The professor and his colleagues are certain Earth is heading for a “long Grand Minimum”—defined as either a Solar Wolf-Gleissberg or a Maunder Minimum—”not shorter than a century.” His 2010 paper, “The forthcoming Grand Minimum of solar activity,” outlined the extended period of time that the diminished solar radiation would affect the Earth.

The Maunder minimum lasted from 1645 to 1715. It was marked by a period of general cooling over the entire planet. The Minimum coincided with the coldest year of the Little Ice Age. The astronomer, formerly the head of the Utrecht University Observatory in the Netherlands, has laid out the basis for the upcoming Ice Age.

Another very respected scientist, the late Dr. Theodor Landscheid, founder of the Schroeter Institute for Research in Cycles of Solar Activity in Waldmuenchen, Germany, was considered a giant in the field of climate research.

A prodigious author of many research papers, leader of studies, and the author of several books, Landscheidt investigated the Gleissberg Minimum. He rejected the now proven flawed science of anthropogenic global warming and even the concept of long-term global warming itself.

“Contrary to the IPCC’s speculation about man-made global warming as high as 5.8° C within the next hundred years,” he said, “a long period of cool climate with its coldest phase around 2030 is to be expected.”

Referring to the sun’s cycles, he pointed to their correlation with other periods of prehistory when ice spread across the northern hemisphere. “It can be seen that the Gleissberg minimum around 2030 and another one around 2200 will be of the Maunder Minimum type accompanied by severe cooling on Earth.”

A few of the doctor’s many papers on the sun’s relation to Earth’s climate include “Solar activity: A dominant factor in climate dynamics,” and “New confirmation of strong solar forcing of climate.” Both show the sun’s relationship to Earth’s climate and abrupt changes in that climate during periods of transition from warming to cooling and back to warming.

It is unfortunate that Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Truth” turned out to be a fallacy. Global warming is much [more] preferable to the climate the Earth actually seems on the verge of slipping into within a few short years. Depending on the severity of the Ice Age, agriculture could be severely affected and millions could perish.

Scientists Now See A New Ice age

The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: Another icicle plunged into the heart of global warming cultists… – SJH

Link to original article below…

http://www.helium.com/items/2094726-scientists-suns-approaching-grand-cooling-assures-new-ice-age

The Father Of Weaponized Weather: Geo-Engineering Is A Weapon

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February 20, 2011: THElNFOWARRlOR / You Tube via Infowars.com- February 19, 2011

Geo-engineering the atmosphere. Can anyone say… Chemtrails!SJH

Veteran weather modification expert Ben Livingston is a former Navy Physicist who briefed President Lyndon B. Johnson on the effectiveness of weather control back in the 1960′s during the Vietnam era, when he was involved in cloud seeding programs that worked to slow down the advance of Vietnamese and Korean troops. Livingston asserts that hurricane control was a national priority of the government more than 40 years ago and that the technology was fully operational to control the weather at the time.

Dr. Livingston was assigned in 1966 from the Naval weapons research Laboratory to a marine fighter squadron in Vietnam. Instead of guns, the aircraft under Livingston’s control were fitted with cloud seeding equipment. “My mission was to find clouds and seed them for maximum precipitation value” he stated.

Dr. Livingston presents evidence from the Stanford research Institute, who were brought into Project Storm Fury (a weather control program) in the late sixties as a third party, which stated conclusively that knowledge of how to stop hurricanes had been uncovered and that they would be directly liable should a hurricane hit and cause extensive damage and loss of life. Four decades later and Livingston exposes how the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina could have been greatly minimized but was allowed to fully impact Gulf states for political reasons.

Having personally flown on 265 missions into the eyes of hurricanes, Livingston remarks that he was “disgusted” by the failure to lessen the impact of Katrina. Livingston’s revelations that weather control has been a decades long program in which the US government has been deeply involved are particularly alarming given the abundant modern-day evidence of how chemtrails are being used to warp our environment in a secret geoengineering plot that threatens a myriad of unknown human health and ecological consequences.

GET IT FIRST AT http://prisonplanet.tv

Ben Livingston: The Father Of Weaponized Weather

The Tonka Report Editor’s Note: Just remember, weather modification is well over 40 years old– SJH

Link to original article below…

http://www.infowars.com/the-father-of-weaponized-weather-2/