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12 tips for sustainable travel in 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. more exotic.

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Europe’s 6 best ‘green’ classical music festivals in summer 2016

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All Austria Europe Finland France Germany Grafenegg Graz Kuhmo Lake Chiemsee Ljubljana Pays de la Meije Slovenia best classical music festivals in Europe 2016 Festival Europe 2016 by Frank Kuznik Festival Messiaen 2016 Grafenegg Festival 2016 Herrenchiemsee Festival 2016 Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival 2016 Ljubljana Festival 2016 Styriarte 2016

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Announcing the 2016 Women in Science Summit

Nature Conservancy - Science

2016 Women in Science Summit. How do we get more women into science, technology, engineering and math careers? Watch the Event. Ideas Research

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Highlights from the 2016 Arenal, Costa Rica Christmas Count

10,000 Birds

The Christmas Count season has begun! For us birders who partake, this is a big deal. Gulls on the cold Niagara. It’s a comfortable eco-lodge.

Clare M’s 2016 Year List

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We started our birding year at home in the garden and then headed for the last remaining water in the ephemeral lakes and returned to town across the open plains to visit the shores of Roebuck Bay to add the majority of our local shorebirds to the 2016 Year List. This list was last updated January 10th 2016.

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The Best of Cool Green Science 2016: From the Field Edition

Nature Conservancy - Science

Read on for the best stories straight from the field in 2016. “In the field.” By Justine E. Hausheer. Photo © Bridget Besaw.

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Greening Up an Old House.

Elephant Journal

Old houses are a mixed blessing, though. Drafty windows, inefficient insulation, and so many other factors make conscious living to.

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Can Gray Infrastructure Be Green?

Conservancy Talk

Renowned biologist, philosopher and naturalist Edward O. We think it’s possible, but there’s not a lot of room for error.

5 great apps for green travel

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| Green at Your Fingertips | There’s an app for everything these days, so why not for traveling greener?

Smart Disruption, Unconscious Bias, & Beyond the Ivory Tower: Dispatches from the 2016 Women in Science Summit

Nature Conservancy - Science

To hear more from the 2016 Women in Science Summit speakers, watch the archived YouTube broadcast or read continuing coverage on Cool Green Science.

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How the Construction Industry Is Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

green building green constructionIn the United States, 39% of total carbon emissions are due to buildings. In other words, over a third of carbon emissions in the U.S. stem from the construction, operation, and demolition of buildings – everything from homes to high-rise office towers.

Britain’s Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland–A Book Review

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WildGuides, Princeton University Press, summer 2016. British birders are very serious about birding and their birds. The maps are problematic.

The Smell of Napalm in the Morning

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In order to minimise such impact, there is an international initiative to create a green corridor of protected areas along the Danube.

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London: historic green a stone’s throw from the queen

Green Traveler Guides

| Storied Past, Green Present | Thank goodness we’ve fueled ourselves with a proper English breakfast before going toe to toe with the most effervescent hotelier—and evangelist of green—in all of London town.

There’s a bear! There’s a bear!

10,000 Birds

Eurasian Green Woodpecker – Picus viridis. By us. In the European Union there are only 10,000 mature bears (source: IUCN). Practicalities.

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We partner with Flypside, a revolutionary new mobile app for people in motion

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We’ve become the award-winning green travel website and e-guide publisher you trust. All Green Travel News flyp Flypside GTG partnership

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How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

Well, first and foremost–it’s going green! You can choose to go green through your clothing, as well. have some good news.

Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore

Green Prophet

Green Prophet met up with Salameh to get the full story. Green Prophet: Congratulations!  GP: What’s the story of the site?

The 2016 AOU Supplement and the Costa Rica Bird List

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Green Violetear – Another name for a widespread species bites the dust! The former Green Violetear now known as the Lesser Violetear.

The Kerkini Lake, Greece: Dipped One, Got One

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Small and leaf-green. I dipped a bird recently – possibly a lifer. It appeared big enough for a White-backed, and yet, I didn’t see it properly!

Is Green Infrastructure Doomed to Underinvestment, Just Like Our Grey Infrastructure?

Nature Conservancy - Science

But how can we ensure that green infrastructure don’t see the same level of underinvestment? Related Articles. By Erin McCreless.

Sharing Spaces for Events is the New Green: Splacer Leads the Way

Eco Chic

Previous venues have included an eco-fashion boutique (thanks Kaight!), and a green mattress store (cheers, Coco-Mat!).

Green Your Family Road Trip

Conservancy Talk

Here are some tips I’ve learned along the way to ensure we’re being as green as possible when we head off on our family adventures.

Urban birding at its best

10,000 Birds

Several Green Sandpipers , dozen Whiskered Terns and a few dozen Sand Martins (Bank Swallows) all make their appearance.

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Things I Learned While Birding at Laguna del Lagarto, Costa Rica

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It would give me yet another chance at lifering that royal pain known as a Tawny-faced Quail , the rare and beautiful Green and Rufous Kingfisher , and who knows what else. Last weekend, I guided a trip to Laguna del Lagarto for the Birding Club of Costa Rica. In fact, a friend of mine saw a Harpy Eagle at Laguna in 1998. King Vulture.

How California Uses Forests—and Economic Forces—to Fight Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. California Gov.

No giant leaps, but there are small steps for sustainability in the UAE

Green Prophet

Don’t be surprised to perhaps see Dubai or Abu Dhabi top the list for the 2016 Sustainable Cities Index. It’s about 50%.”

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Why I Love & Support the New Starbucks Green Cup.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Starbucks should be commended whole-heartedly for using their enormous platform to send a much needed message: we are all one. coffee controversy cup election holiday Starbucks

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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa: from sardines to gorgeous sustainability

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All California Monterey North America United States best green hotel Monterey Bay Chef James Waller Green Hotel Cannery Row Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa Schooners Coastal Kitchen sustainable seafood Monterey Bay waterfront green hotel in Monterey| Luxury At Bayside | This morning in Monterey is beyond glorious.

What it Really Means to Live in Harmony with Nature.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Health & Wellness Meditation WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems Z ADMIN Green Featured Today green harmony living simply meditation nature reconnect urban

How to create an IBA and get a permanent headache in five easy steps

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That is in line with the way I see this IBA – in my eyes, it consists of several wider floodplains, and the rest are ecological corridors which need to remain green, but not necessarily officially protected. First: Dream about it. As a teenager in Yugoslavia, I used to buy National Geographic in secondhand bookshops.

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Building Pollution Solutions: Making Bricks from Butts.

Elephant Journal

If producers substituted only 2.5

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High-Tech Trash Cans to Improve Sustainability

Living Green & Saving Energy

eco-innovation green gadget green products reduce waste High-tech trash cansTrashcans are pretty straightforward: they stand there and collect trash. You remove the bag when it’s full, replace it, and it fills up with garbage again. It’s not exactly the domain of innovation and technology… or is it? In the years […].

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The Best of Cool Green Science 2016: Birds and Birding Edition

Nature Conservancy - Science

It has been another great year for all things birds and birding on Cool Green Science. Snow Birds: 10 Birds to Look for in Winter. By Justine E.

Supreme Court’s Stay on Clean Power Plan Won’t Stop Energy Revolution

Conservancy Talk

They were right to see the green economy as a huge source of new employment—today, more Americans work in the solar industry than in coal mining.

Standing Rock for Dummies: How we got Here.

Elephant Journal

There is a lot of talk about Standing Rock and the DAPL, so here's the scoop.

For the Love of Oysters

Nature Conservancy - Science

Jenn Greene lives in Mobile, Alabama, and has served as a marine scientist for The Nature Conservancy since 2008. Related Articles.

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Green bliss: BaliSpirit Festival 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Now in its ninth year, the BaliSpirit Festival (March 29-April 3, 2016) is considered one of the world’s top yoga, dance and live music experiences. Asia Bali Indonesia Ubud Bali green festival BaliSpirit Festival 2016 best yoga festival best yoga festival in 2016 Green Travel News

Holiday Tips: Don’t Spread Forest Pests With Your Christmas Tree

Nature Conservancy - Science

Pick a tree with perky, bright-green needles and springy, soft branches. Three Green Tips of Christmas. Related Articles. By Matt Miller.

Dubai designer uses nano-tech to turn a traditional black abaya green!

Green Prophet

Manaal Al Hammadi showcased her solar-powered abaya at the last month’s World Energy Summit 2016 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.