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The Nemesis Cat Defeated!

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If I were to describe my long time wildlife nemesis, my ultimate dip of dips, I would reach for a nemesis cat, not a nemesis bird. Most gallingly of all, I had actually stood next to someone that saw one, jumping into a tree to escape a Tiger of all things, and failed to see it. Leopards were problem species for me. Never rains but it pours, eh?

15 expat-friendly countries for a birder to move to

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Uganda (987 / 1083). What are the best countries for a passionate birder to move to? And why? discovered this map a while ago, hidden somewhere at the not so easy to navigate BirdLife International’s website, and I have used it as my computer wallpaper ever since. It makes me think what is the meaning of life, the universe and everything?

Obama sends US troops to Uganda to help combat the LRA – but is oil the true reason?

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Oil have been found in the underground below Lake Albert on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Danum Valley: Simply the Best

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But a a package, if I had to rate the best places I’ve ever been birding, the only place I can think that comes close is Mweya, in Uganda, or maybe Tikal, in Guatemala. Danum Valley is the finest birding location I have ever been to. … I typed the above sentence and then dared myself to defend it. Night is for the frogs. pitta!

Tribes and Birds of the Lower Omo Valley by Adam Riley

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Even more so, was locating a family of Dusky Babblers , these rarely encountered birds occur mostly in inaccessible regions of South Sudan and northern Uganda, and this was my only lifebird of the trip. Ethiopia, a landlocked country situated in the Horn of Africa, has firmly established itself as one of Africa’s top birding destinations.

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

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China, Bangladesh, South Africa, Uganda, Somalia, Rwanda Botswana, Kenya and Ethiopia have enacted total bans. But why stop at its borders?Arash

The Next Decade's Top Sustainability Trends

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As former Shell Oil CEO Jeroen van der Veer said in a 2008 email to employees, "Shell estimates that after 2015, supplies of easy-to-access oil and gas will no longer keep up with demand." By Warren Karlenzig What trends are likely the next ten years? Bikes Culture 2.0 Copenhagen residents use bikes for 37 percent of all their transit.

Urban Research Symposium 2009

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pdf) ( presentation - pdf) André Meunié, Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV, France; Guillaume Pouyanne Climate change and urban economic development: A CGE analysis (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Fabio Grazi, CIRED, France; Henri Waisman Does climate change make industrialization an obsolete development strategy for cities in the South? Dawson, S.