A rising number of American billionaires reportedly are stockpiling land as “apocalypse insurance,” in the event of an apocalyptic event, be it a viral epidemic, nuclear war, or cataclysmic pole shift.
Forbes recently reported that the super-wealthy are making significant land grabs in America’s heartland, where the climate is mild and the locations are conducive to survivalism, farming, and living on the land.
Many of the richest families have been grabbing up massive amounts of farmland around the world, with nearly all the property far away from coastal areas and in locations conducive to self-survival, farming and coal mining, Forbes reported.
It appears that dry territories in the United States such as Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming and Texas are all very popular regions for the wealthiest individuals.
Professor Donald L. Turcotte, an expert in planetary geology at the University of California Davis, Earth and Planetary Science Department, told Forbes that