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A POINT OF NO RETURN? ? ???

Is the earth headed for a point of no return? Some scientists feel that the effect of changes can be difficult to predict. Because of this, they are concerned that we might be approaching “tipping points” where sudden and unanticipated climate changes could bring disastrous results.

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Consider, for example, the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Some believe that with sustained global warming, there is a point where the melt of this ice sheet could be irreversible. This is because ice cover naturally reflects the sunÂ’s rays. But as the ice sheet thins and shrinks, the ocean below, which is less reflective, is eventually exposed. The dark ocean surface absorbs more heat, which in turn leads to greater melting. A self-feeding, runaway cycle could be created. The resulting rise in sea levels from the meltwater could spell disaster for hundreds of millions of people.

Regarding the remarkable changes the Kingdom will bring, God declares: “Look! I am making all things new.” (Revelation 21:5) Does this mean that God will replace the earth with a new one? No, for there is really nothing inherently wrong with our planet. Rather, God will do away with those responsible for the planetary crisis, “those ruining the earth,” that is, the present-day human system with its governmental structure. This will be replaced by “a new heaven and a new earth”—a new heavenly government, God’s Kingdom, ruling over a new earthly society.—Revelation 21:1.

To eliminate the ecological debt caused by man, God will rebalance the ecological budget, so to speak. Describing what God will do, the psalmist was inspired to write: “You care for the earth, making it abundantly fruitful and very rich.” With a regulated climate and, above all, God’s blessing, the earth will become a paradise yielding plenty of food.—Psalm 65:9-13.

The creation account in Genesis concludes with the words: “God saw everything he had made, and look! it was very good.” (Genesis 1:31) Truly, the earth is far too precious to end up in environmental bankruptcy. We are comforted in knowing that our planet’s future rests safely in the hands of our loving Creator, Jehovah God. He promises: “The righteous will possess the earth, and they will live forever on it.” (Psalm 37:29) May you be counted among “the righteous,” who will call earth their eternal home.

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This week I posted a video of a starving bear. It was difficult to film, and even harder to watch, as evidenced by the reactions it elicited. The truth is hard, but photojournalism is more than pretty pictures. It can be a difficult job. Journalism exposes—raw and without bias—the world’s issues in the interest of transparency, honesty and, I believe, change for the better. At @Sea_Legacy, we want to break down the walls of apathy and move people to change. We went to the Canadian Arctic to document the effects of climate change. We found the good, the bad and the ugly, but mostly just beautiful animals and landscapes we want to protect. We will continue to share it all with you in the interest of creating positive and lasting change.

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 Thank Jehovah for the Polar Bears! 

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1 hour ago, Bible Speaks said:

Thank Jehovah for the Polar Bears! 

I agree ... everything has a place in the ecological niche.

If I survive Armageddon and have found favor with God, I will ask him about tapeworms, mosquitoes, trichinosis worms that get in muscles, and thousands of other things that are 1/100,000,000 smaller than we are, that to live their lives, they infect ours.

I understand bees ... but I do not understand many of the things, large and small, that  make our lives, and each other's lives, absolutely miserable, and lead to a slow, painful, excruciating death.

But, Thank Jehovah for Polar Bears.

When the grandmother Eskimo has lived her life, and has lost all her teeth, and can no longer chew Polar Bear fur to make it soft and pliable for her son's and grandson's clothing ... she will some quiet night slip from her Igloo where her family sleeps, all naked together under layers of fur so as not to freeze to death, and walk across the ice and snow and sit down, and she will freeze to death.

Then, the Polar Bear will come and eat her ... and later, her family will eat the Polar Bear, and with her life, she has thus helped preserve her family alive.

Thank Jehovah for Polar Bears.

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By the way .... there is NO WAY that Polar Bear is starving ... they usually die of parasite infection, respiratory infection, old age or rifle bullets.

A Polar Bear can swim 60 MILES across open ocean to find food.

There is NO WAY the "journalist" who made this report can know if this particular bear, or any individual Bear is starving ... or not.

He may have been shot last week.

He may be sick.

He may be injured.

He may not be hungry.

Ad nauseum.

 

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43 minutes ago, James Thomas Rook Jr. said:

By the way .... there is NO WAY that Polar Bear is starving ... they usually die of parasite infection, respiratory infection, old age or rifle bullets.

A Polar Bear can swim 60 MILES across open ocean to find food.

There is NO WAY the "journalist" who made this report can know if this particular bear, or any individual Bear is starving ... or not.

He may have been shot last week.

He may be sick.

He may be injured.

He may not be hungry.

Ad nauseum.

 

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Pray for the Whole Earth! Soon with its Disasters; Earthquakes, Fires, Typoons, Wars, Killing, Perhaps the Earth will find extinction!! Pray, Pray, Pray! Worry about that mosquito in Paradise! ???

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