Risk of losing our forests and how optimistic should we be about climate change


If Jane Goodall is the ambassador for the animal kingdom, and Vandana Shiva is the ambassador for seeds, then Diana Beresford-Kroeger is unquestionably the global ambassador speaking on behalf of the world’s trees and forests. I know of no other person who possesses the wisdom of the forest as Diana -- an Irish-Canadian researcher, botanical scientist, medical biochemist and Celtic nature mystic. She has written extensively on the molecular biology of trees, their medicinal properties, trees’ social interactions in the forest and with other life forms, forest conservation, and the traditional wisdom trees hold for healing. In the past Diana has held science posts at the Canadian Department of Agriculture and the University of Ottawa School of Medicine.  She is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and was named a World Visionary by Utne Reader. Her research gardens outside Ottawa, open to the public, include rare plants from Turkey, Iran, China, and a hundred rare types of species from the northern forests and other countries, many that are endangered.  Diana has written several spell binding books including “To Speak to the Trees: My Life's Journey from Ancient Celtic Wisdom to a Healing Vision of the Forest” and there is an awarding winning documentary “The Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees” that highlights Diana’s work across many nations exploring the secrets of northern forests.  More about her work can be found at CallOfTheForest.ca 

Dr Stephanie Seneff is a senior research scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in food and nutrition, a master’s degree in engineering, and a PhD in electrical engineering and computer science, all from MIT. She has authored over three dozen peer-reviewed journal papers on topics relating human disease to nutritional deficiencies and toxic exposures. Over the years her research has focused specifically on the herbicide glyphosate -- better known as Roundup -- and the mineral sulfur. Dr. Seneff divides her time equally between homes in Hawaii and Massachusetts. Stephanie is the author of the recently released book Toxic Legacy: How the Weedkiller Glyphosate is Destroying Our Health and the Environment. which some have compared to Rachel Carson's Silent Spring.  Dr. Seneff's website is StephanieSeneff.net 

Dr. Lawrence - Larry -- Sanger is an internet developer, consultant, educator, philosopher and the co-founder of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, a name that he first coined. After departing Wikipedia shortly after having co-founded it, he has been one of its sharpest critics. Notably he is critical of its fundamental structure of content generated by non-experts and individuals who remain anonymous, and the ideological biases that increasingly fill Wikipedia's entries.  Later, Larry worked on many other online encyclopedia projects including Encyclopedia of Earth, Everipedia and more Ballotpedia, which specializes in politics.  He is the founding chairman of the Knowledge Standards Foundation, which comprises a global group of volunteers dedicated to creating an encyclosphere or a decentralized network that connects all the encyclopedias in the world. Dr. Sanger is a graduate of Reed College and later received his doctorate in philosophy and ethics from Ohio State University, where he later taught.  Larry's personal site, which hosts his blog, is LarrySanger.org and his Foundation's website is Encyclosphere.org

Dr. Piers Robinson is the co-founder of the Organization for Propaganda Studies-- which conducts rigorous academic analysis on propaganda and its manipulative methods of persuasion.  He is also the founder of the Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media.  In the past his research has analyzed the propaganda surrounding 911, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the White Helmets and the false claims about Syria's use of chemical weapons, and what has been termed as the CNN Effect -- news coverage and televised images as a means to exercise foreign policy and military interventions. Much of Dr Robinson's current attention has been on propaganda behind official Covid-19 pandemic narratives. Piers holds a doctorate in communications and the media from the University of Bristol, and has taught at the universities of Liverpool, Manchester and most recently at Sheffield University where he held the chair for Politics and Society. His websites are PiersRobinson.wordpress.com and PropagandaStudies.ac.uk and SyriaPropagandaAndMedia.org





Celia Farber is an independent investigative journalist who has been published in Harpers, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Spin and many others. Since 1987, she has covered the HIV and AIDS controversy extensively. Many of these writings are collected in her book: "Serious Adverse Events: An Uncensored History of AIDS" published by Random House.   Activist Michael Callen called Farber "the best AIDS journalist in the world." Her 2006 article for Harper's magazine detailing the totalitarian corruption of HIV/AIDS research was titled "Out of Control: AIDS And The Corruption of Medical Science." The attacks from the AIDS industry were predictable and fierce. In 2008 she was awarded the Semmelweis Clean Hands Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism.  Her website is celiafarber.com on Substack.  


Dr David Martin | Dr Reiner Fuellmich

Part of AIDS-Covid Special

Tom DiFerdinando is an injury and trauma therapist who was active in the original AIDS dissident movement nearly thirty years ago. There, he served as the Executive Director of HEAL (Health Education AIDS Liaison) for over twenty years, working head to head with HEAL's president, Michael Ellner. During that time, he led hundreds of HEAL meetings for thousands of HIV-positive people; spoke at many dissident AIDS conferences around the world; and organized and hosted conferences and interviews featuring leaders of the AIDS dissident movement including Dr. Peter Duesberg, Dr. Roberto Giraldo, Celia Farber, John Lauritsen, Joan Shenton, Christine Maggiore, Dr. Robert Willner and Dr. James DeMeo, among others. Presently, Tom is the president of Rethinking AIDS/Unmasking Covid, a group of scientists, physicians and activists - many of them early veteran AIDS dissidents , and all of whom have been heavily censored by mainstream print, visual and social media sources, especially now in the times of "Covid". Tom's revised Rethinking AIDS website is ReThinkingAIDS.com

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