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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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Clare M’s 2016 Year List

10,000 Birds

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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A Brief Guide to Birding Costa Rica in 2016

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The owners have been faithfully feeding the birds and welcoming birders for years, and it’s only going to get better in 2016. This Green Thorntail is enjoying the “dry season” Raptors are uncommon : Decidedly so. Are you headed to Costa Rica this year? In other words, it’s easier to bird than most might think.

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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5 great apps for green travel

Green Traveler Guides

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

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

10,000 Birds

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

10,000 Birds

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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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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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.

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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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The Kerkini Lake, Greece: Dipped One, Got One

10,000 Birds

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!

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.

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?

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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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

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Building Pollution Solutions: Making Bricks from Butts.

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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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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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Killingholme Haven Pits

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Bowling Green Marsh, Topsham, Exe Estuary, Exeter, Devon, SW England. Black-tailed Godwit green/orange/yellow-green/yellow/green.

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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.

Meet the Mad Men for urban and small-scale farmers

Green Prophet

Green Tech and GadgetsHave a special farm, growing hyper-nutritious food? Urban farming. High-tech farming.

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Green bliss: BaliSpirit Festival 2016

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| 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

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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National Tree Week 2016

Green (Living) Review

Or they could 'dress' a favourite local tree during Tree Dressing Day (3rd December 2016), which falls on the last weekend of National Tree Week.

Where Does Your Wind Energy Come From and Is It Really ‘Green’?

Conservancy Talk

Renewable energy is an important part of our energy future. Depending upon where you live, you may be utilizing wind energy generated out-of-state.

When Can Sustainability Drive Business Growth?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Johnson Controls—inventor of the thermostat—is contributing to growth in the green building market. Related Articles. By Sheila Walsh Reddy.

Better Birding: A Book Review (& a New Year’s goal)

10,000 Birds

Green boxes offer Natural History and Taxonomic Notes. New Year’s resolutions from birding friends are starting to trickle in as I write this review. It is the last day of 2015, time to select the bird of the year past and set goals for the bright open future, when everything is new again. Armistead and Brian L. Sullivan.  Authors George L.

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.

Nature always has Her Way.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today autumn change change of seasons environment fall gratitude nature's influence personal growth spiritualitySo what if we’d been planted somewhere different? If we’d taken seed in another place? What if on the day.

What To Look For in Eco-Friendly Products

Living Green & Saving Energy

We’re living in an age where just about every company touts itself as green. Eco-Friendly Products green products