CLEANING UP THE OCEANS from Forbes Magazine

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The Ocean Cleanup Is Starting, Aims To Cut Garbage Patch By 90% By 2040

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A close-up computer rendering of The Ocean Cleanup system.ERWIN ZWART/THE OCEAN CLEANUP

A massive cleanup of plastic in the seas will begin in the Pacific Ocean, by way of Alameda, California. The Ocean Cleanup, an effort that’s been five years in the making, plans to launch its beta cleanup system, a 600-meter (almost 2,000-foot) long floater that can collect about five tons of ocean plastic per month.

It’s a start. The launch date is September 8, and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch being targeted is more than 1,000 nautical miles from the launch point and on the move.

The Ocean Cleanup plans to monitor the performance of the beta, called System 001, and have an improved fleet of 60 more units skimming the ocean for plastics in about a year a half. The ultimate goal of the project, founded by Dutch inventor Boyan Slat when he was 18, is to clean up 50% of the patch in five years, with a 90% reduction by 2040.

The organization will take time to learn lessons from System 001, but “we are in a big hurry,” said Lonneke Holierhoek, chief operating officer at The Ocean Cleanup. “We really see the urgency in starting the cleanup because there’s so much harm that could happen with this plastic that’s floating out there.”

You’ve probably heard the latest stunning study on ocean plastic: By 2050 oceans are expected to contain more plastics than fish, according to the World Economic Forum.

The garbage patch is so large, it is easily detectable from space via satellites and covers roughly 1.6 million square kilometers and 1.8 trillion pieces of debris. The trash is collected and trapped within a circulating ocean current, called a gyre. This prevents the distribution of the garbage patch, a benefit when creating a system to collect the plastic.

The floating boom system, after undergoing testing, will be towed out 1,400 miles to the garbage patch around mid-October and begin collecting trash. The floating boom drifts along with the local currents, creating a U-shaped formation. As the boom floats, it collects trash in the U shaped system, which has 10 feet of netting below it to collect smaller fragments of plastic. Once the boom is full, a vessel will meet the boom to collect the plastic and transport it to land for sorting and recycling.

The idea is that the 10 feet of netting is not deep enough that fish can’t swim below it, with the hope that the boom will collect trash and not fish. However, this is something that remains to be seen in the open ocean.

While the organization has ambitious plans and the technology still remains unproven in the open ocean, they are the closest to a solution to cleaning up the garbage patch we have. No other company has a deployable system able to clean up the garbage patch on this scale.

The company is backed by some heavy hitters in the tech industry, including Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Marc Benioff, the chief executive of Salesforce.com

Continued testing and deployment of additional boom systems will help further refine the systems to be more efficient and less disruptive to ocean ecosystems.

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FROM NEW MEXICO TO PANAMA! 10/17/2018 ‘Transmission’

UPDATES:  From PANAMA and NEW MEXICO!

So great to hear what you are up to!  I am on my 3rd week in New Mexico.  Setting up workshops, tests of properties through colleagues and friends, and house/pet- sitting.

Incidentally, I have interviewed with a professional house sitter and have decided that my Holiday Gift to myself is to become a professional house/pet sitter with the International Society.  I will also get all the professional insurances.

Then, I am going to not only think about where I am going to build Apprenticeship programs, but where I may stay and work in someone’s home in those locations.

I have envisioned for certain the NE, SE, NW, SW of the borders of the United States to begin with.  I already have Des Moines, IA activated and one 22,000SQ FT home in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois mitigated.

I will be map dowsing for environmental regions in distress, such as the Gulf of Mexico areas, particularly Florida with the “fish die-off” from the “red tide bacterial issues.”

Vivian Dullien, my PhD dear friend and I are gathering data not only as I have with the current intake forms for humans in the home, but we are adding domesticated house pets of all kinds, farm/agricultural animals, commercial llama and alpaca operations, as well as horse breeding, etc.  I will in honesty to the Environment be testing for Bees and for land owner’s complaints regarding invasive insects that they find troublesome.

This excites me NO END.  Vivian was congenial as to the domestic pets, as the data from all over the world is published that home pets’ places (where they love to sleep and what they love to eat) does change after mitigation of the home with EARTH ACUPUNCTURE.

And scientifically, there is no placebo effect.  In other words, what we as the practitioners/facilitators may be challenged with in the human’s before- and -after affects and the scientific viewpoints will be much simpler to look at  with the animals’ behavior and health. No contest with data.  Straight forward for now…

I, of course envision the data changing in different areas, as more becomes obvious.

On a personal note?

My body is finally leveling off from that weird injury while teaching the advanced workshop in Fall, 2016 where I tore the ligaments on the bottom of my left foot and was quite immobile for months.  The return to walking, lifting and living my old life is not quite the same.  Yet, I always joke about designing the all-terrain wheel chair I will be using before any traditional surgery.

Although I have been living at over 7400 feet for 2 weeks, went to 8500 feet in altitude and dowsed for the PERSONAL STRESS LINES/Lines Blocking the Sale of a Property?..   at a Yurt on 45 acres in Mora yesterday.  I did great hammering the rods in the ground and all that entails.  Not pretty as I was using a cutting board for my knees while bent over…Got it done with excellence!  Getting back up?  Not terribly sexy!  Ahahaah!  My organic hemp oil from Prime My Body continues to support my health.

I use CEDRIC’S DRAWINGS quite a lot to show prospective clients and have drawings of properties from 10 years ago and the DIFFERENCE in the stress is so obvious.

“DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY!”

Still I wonder if you have tested the land where are you living?

As gorgeous as the NATURE IS, and as naturally PROTECTION comes from the living fauna and flora, still some stress is natural in the Earth and the Earth’s atmosphere, simply because of technology, electrical grids and underground water is always interesting as an amplifier or a  conductor as electrician’s know.

I am not ‘trying to be “Debbie Downer” from Saturday Night Live!

There is only one place so far noted to not have any “man-made stresses” present.  I have never been there yet.  It is the headwaters of the Amazon River.  Look at a map…

I am studying more and researching the Ley Lines on this magical, mystery Planet/Mother we are riding like bacteria or a virus….

Thanks for listening to my news…Know I hold you both in Light and Sound, as NATURE is certainly holding you!

Miss you, yet know we aren’t finished yet!

All Ways, Always, through All Time and Dimensional Exploration!

Karen

(c) Earth Acupuncture, Llc.2018.  All Rights Reserved.

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Clients are having trouble ordering from my PRODUCTS section of my site.  So, PLEASE use this website instead if this is an issue for you!  And/or call or text me on my cell please!

303.810.6486.  And please make your message clear as to who you are, etc.

Thanks so much!  Hope this helps!  Karen

GENERAL QUESTION: What Makes A Dowser a Master? (08/29/18)

 

Hi Karen,

I found your site while googling Bill Reid and Slim Spurling and the Harmonizers.

Can a person become a master dowser even if he never dowsed in his life, and he’s not that sensitive like most master dowsers are?

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Yes Sam,

Yes, I believe we all have the ability to become confident with our dowsing.  I did not “make” myself a master dowser, as Slim Spurling gave me this term and it was recognized by the Mile High Dowsers back in the day.  It was due to all the research I had gathered and individual discoveries I made.

I took their findings and expanded on them.  Like using Numerology to measure the bend in my L-rods to 4″ and 14″ instead of 3″ and 15″ at the bend.  I found this rods or staples to be more effective for me and my Apprentices.

Also the way I map out the property and leave the client with a color copy of all the places we installed on the property.  This enables them to see where the most stress WAS in the house before we installed.  Also, the density of intersections of Hartmann lines and Geopathic lines.  And thirdly, because I found the PERSONAL STRESS LINES for the complaints expressed for the child, or a pet or someone who isn’t sleeping well.  This than led to finding “lines blocking the sale of a property” for real estate agents and clients.

Practice makes perfect, is a common old saying that holds true with dowsing.  The longer you are out there and dowsing for where the new flower garden will go and where a tree may be planted, the more you will trust what you are finding.

Remember to ask a question that is stated as simply as possible and that makes perfectly good sense.

Have some fun with it!  I really am convinced DOWSING is a kinetic, innate ability in all of us.  Dowsing also has been known in a family line, but perhaps not widely shared.  In other words, when at your next family gathering as if Grandma or Great Grand Dad dowsed…

You may be surprised!

Best to you!  Karen

 

 

06/18 INQUIRY RE: LONG DISTANCE WORK ON PROPERTIES

On 6/12/18, 3:33 AM, “KEITH HOLDEN” <krh777@me.com> wrote:
    HI Karen,
    Do you long distance dowsing and land healing? I live in Jacksonville Beach, FL.
    Thanks so much,
    Keith Holden
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Yes Keith!
I do a LONG DISTANCE CLEARING on homes that I have evolved the process over 30 years.  The property is in an active file for a calendar year.  You get 3 sheets of results over that time and a half hour consultation on each sheet by phone.  In this session I continue to test and clear as we talk about everything and it starts to bring up more things.
I speak to the land and house on a SOUL LEVEL, which allows me to do shamanic/psychic work with the land spirits as well as my team of Guides and Angels, and Ascended Masters.
You may read more about this in that section of my website, KarenRiceKing.com as well as TESTIMONIALS and my BLOG!  Just look for LONG DISTANCE CLEARING or Remote work.  You may reach me in my office at 303.665.0175.  It costs $350 prepaid for safety sake.  I take credit cards and payments through my paypal account.  We will need some information and can start on it as you please.  Karen

20% MINIMUM OFF EARTH ACUPUNCTURE SPRING 2018

My Apprentices and I here in Colorado, and in other areas of the country are extending this discount.  We would like to test your property in order to show and educate you about our process and this visit for a minimum one hour on site is half off (or $50) and due at our visit.  This amount is then applied when a contract is accepted for installation.

We will leave you with some material to read and show you color drawings of others’ properties we have completed while discussing your concerns about how your home may be making you sick or keeping you stuck in some negative habitual pattern.  You may be having income challenges that we can trace to something in the home environment, no matter how beautiful it is or how lovely it sits on a lake or what have you.  Negative polarity lines are closer together in municipal areas than in the country or on farms and ranches.  Yet they still exist and after 25+ years of my research, which many of you know is based on the work of Slim Spurling and Bill Reid from Colorado, we are stunned at how the electrical grid, cable, cell phone towers and satellites are everywhere.  We see the Earth having natural stresses of her own that affect us also.

We are not only gathering data of health and money issues for adults, elders and children.  There will be a detail gathering for the Rancher, the Farmer and the Organic and Hemp growers.  We are looking deeply into challenges with domestic animals/pets as well as sheep, alpaca, llamas, horses, cattle, chickens, etc.  We will apply this discount to the higher priced commercially/medically zoned properties also.

My active paid Apprentices and certified Apprentices are very knowledgeable in different areas and bring these different skill sets to the EARTH ACUPUNCTURE environmental testing, consulting and installing.

Juan Cruz Gonzalez is up in the mountains a lot of the time.  He and I work together the most.  He also comes to Denver area for me.

Deborah Keys lives in Lafayette not far from me right now but will be moving to Denver mid-June.

Helen Martin is in communities from Colorado Springs to Ft. Collins.

Look forward to hearing from you.  Please contact me at 303-810-6486 on my cell with texting and we will get you set up for an initial appointment as this special ends on June 21st, the Summer Solstice.

Also, let me know if you are in the DES MOINES, CHICAGO, PORTLAND or on the EAST COAST as I have trained folks there also.

Karen

BACK IN GUNNISON: After No TV, No Internet, at COTTONWOOD HOT SPRINGS…

My very talented Earth Acupuncture Apprentices and I found, separately, my first Ley Line in Colorado in 28 years.  Very unsuspecting, retested the following day and research to evolve and report on.

In the meantime, as these 2 apprentices and I tested and flagged and hammered copper L-rods, also known as staples, into the ground at Cottonwood Hot Springs?  Guests thanked us.  Some asked what we were dowsing for?  Yet, all sensed our loyalty to the waters and land there.

Thank you was said to me so many times I can not tell you.

And as it shall be.  The owner has poured her heart and soul into this land and especially the water there.  The labor it took her and others to build the pools with rocks and seats to sit on, stretch out on while still in the warmth of this Sacred Springs.

Yes, it all was fine?  Those of you who I encountered while soaking?

Bad mouth the place and ye’ shall never soak again!

Bring your screaming kids and let them jump and dive?  Move over to Mt. Princeton.

Just cuz it is your birthday?  You do not sneak in with wine.

All the Love, all the work it takes to keep this Sacred source of HOT WATER needs everyone of us to pitch in!

Like take a shower before soaking as these waters run into the river and on to other rivers.

We are BLESSED by these waters, to drink and to soak, to detox and release our words and thoughts and life challenges into the water, moving, downstream.

Thank you for choosing the number 10 Hot Springs in the world!

And thank you for your consciousness while visiting the property.

Karen  (a soaker since it opened.  A friend to Nature as a devoted servant to the SOURCE)

SPRING IS HERE! 2018!

Well, my March Newsletter will be out soon!  Time to invite me over to test your home for Geopathic and Hartmann Stress.  HALF OFF or $50 until April 3rd.  Use this on YOUR TAX RETURN as either a home upgrade/renovation or because you run your business out of your home.  The cost of the testing and ONE HOUR appointment if you are in the Boulder-Lafayette area, will help you decide on the future of your home as an investment.  Ask me more!   Karen

RADON Awareness for Home and Business Owners

January is Radon Action Month

Radon comes from the natural radioactive breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. It is an invisible, odorless, tasteless, cancer-causing radon gas that enters buildings through the numerous cracks, holes, and pipes in the foundation. It can also enter a building from well water. Radon can be found in any building, but homes are the most concerning since that’s where families spend the most time. Radon is prevalent in Colorado and in Boulder County. One out of every two homes in Boulder County has elevated radon levels. The EPA has ranked Boulder County as “Zone 1,” which means the average house will likely exceed the EPA’s action level of 4.0 pCi/L.

I often tell clients that they may want to do this test in addition to the EARTH ACUPUNCTURE as it is so prevalent all over the country due to mining, fracking and natural occurring.

 

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT CLIENT WORK Begins End of November, 2017

Good morning Karen

I got your name from C. Hart, she said you would be the best for our situation. My husband and I are real estate investors and we have a couple of renovated properties that are on the market and not selling. The one had really heavy energy when we bought it and it cleared as our team was working on it but it still has something there. I can feel it and we’d like to get this moved and get the properties sold. The second property just sort of feels “blah” our workers mentioned when they were working on it that it felt like a black hole, things disappeared, etc.

We’re also starting a build on a property that sat around for one year unappreciated in an expensive area Greenwood Village. The agent we had thought he could sell it with equity after we spruced it up. Obviously not! So we’re going bigger to be able to get our money out of this. But I’d like to have this cleared before we start building so that it moves forward and have a successful project.

Additionally we have a property in Denver getting close to going on the market, I love it except for the basement (in all honesty basements usually creep me out!) but maybe you should look at this one too.

So lots to look at if you are interested, If you can help we’d love to talk my contact numbers are below. We live in Boulder, the properties are in Denver and Wheat Ridge, and Greenwood Village CO.

cheers,

Karen


Karen S. B.
President
Residential Investments, Inc
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