January, 2017

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Counting birds that count on us.

10,000 Birds

The World’s biggest citizen science wildlife count takes place this weekend. The reason for its success is its simplicity. How easy is that?

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"House conservatives' sweeping plan for Trump's first 100 days, explained"

Environmental Economics

To get a flavor for what’s in store, there is one line in the extensive document really worth reading. via www.vox.com. billion cost number. to $5.9

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2017’s First Full Moon in Cancer: Everything we Want is on the Other Side of Fear.

Elephant Journal

In astrology, there are moments that seem orchestrated by God those breaks within the mundane where the magic is able to escape.

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Can Grasslands, The Ecosystem Underdog, Play an Underground Role in Climate Solutions?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Never underestimate the underdog — in sports or in ecosystems. 2016). 2005). Forests have long been recognized for their carbon storage potential.

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Addressing Environmental Challenges Today – Core Principles for a Time of 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. Be inclusive.

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If you Love her, Don’t Destroy Her.

Elephant Journal

Stimulate her thoughts, her emotions, her being. Dive into her soul like you’d.

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Bringing Behavioral Insights into Conservation Programs and Policies

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new paper in Conservation Letters helps practitioners tap into behavioral sciences. Poverty and the environment are twin problems. Related Articles.

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Three Lessons Environmentalists Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Conservancy Talk

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

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Reflections On Underground Non-Advocacy

Eccorazzi

In response to my recent articles on PETA UK and Veganuary there have been a number of acrimonious voices dissenting against my criticism.

2017 22

Snowbound Birding

10,000 Birds

The entire world, it seemed, was buried under two feet of snow. Yet, even the mighty Danube was frozen solid from bank to bank.

2017 46

Daily Demand and Supply: Who will pay for the wall if a 20% import tax is imposed?

Environmental Economics

On Wednesday, President Trump either did or didn't suggest that Mexico will pay for the construction of a border wall between the U.S. government.

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Eight Feng Shui Tips to Improve the Energy at your Front Door.

Elephant Journal

Improve the chi of your entire home and, therefore, your life by following these simple suggestions.

2017 46

Marketing Oysters in the Delaware Bay: Top 5 Insights

Nature Conservancy - Science

Oysters provide important environmental benefits to people by filtering and improving the quality of water in the bay. The size? Related Articles.

Private Sector Biodiversity Commitments Leveraged by CBD COP13

Conservancy Talk

The event did much more than confirm existing commitments for biodiversity preservation and foster some exciting new commitments. Colin Herron.

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Vox, we don’t need a biologist to tell us animals feel pain

Eccorazzi

This piece of hard-hitting journalism is really just a summation of a new Ted-Ed video in which evolutionary biologist Robyn J. Oh, right, no one.

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Borderline of Countable

10,000 Birds

As usual at this time of year, I visited the city landfill to look for gulls. That was an easy life. A large gull? Simple, Herring. Or did it? Almost.

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Graphic of the Day: Yep

Environmental Economics

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2017 21

You Make My Soul High. {Adult}

Elephant Journal

Rest with ease, knowing that you are the only one who has ever been this deep inside of me.

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2017 44

Economics: The Next Frontier in Conservation Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

Engaging in markets is not new for The Nature Conservancy. But with our roots as a land trust, we thought about markets in a very specific way.

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If you got a container then you can have a garden

Green (Living) Review

And, if you grow upwards, by means of trellising and such, then space usage can be maximized even further and better. So check on those places.

2017 11

Latent Prejudices and Animal Exploitation

Eccorazzi

When I was a child, I decided I was no longer going to eat lambs. We shared that in common, my “meal” and I, so I refused to eat him. Sticky Veganism

2017 17

10 Countries, 10 Top Birds in 2016

10,000 Birds

Well, that year was something else. I managed to actually beat my year list total, as accounted by eBird, by one bird. I went to Ethiopia. I had none.

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Wind farms: "In the end, the economics trump Trump"

Environmental Economics

I should add a question mark to the end of that post title. From the NY Times :  Last fall, five turbines in the waters of Rhode Island — the country’s first offshore farm — began delivering power to the grid. European energy developers like Statoil and Dong Energy are making big investments to bring projects to American waters.  

2017 18

4 Simple Rituals that Increase Happiness (According to Neuroscience).

Elephant Journal

Not everyone is born happy, but neuroscience says we can all learn how to bring more happiness and meaning into our lives. Here are four.

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Evaporation from the Golden State

Nature Conservancy - Science

More than 25 years ago, David Rind of NASA published a paper with compelling logic about the effects of global warming on drought. Related Articles.

2017 20

Bible Smugglers

Green (Living) Review

Or should we call them what they were? Spies in clerical disguise? but also into parting with “donations” for the “work”. How do I know?

Grow Your Own Exploitation

Eccorazzi

Oh, that’s right. It starts with them. Every bit of lab-grown “meat” has come into existence through the exploitation of an actual animal. News Stick

2017 15

Birding Guanica, Puerto Rico

10,000 Birds

It was early afternoon when Mike and I arrived at Bosque Estatal de Guanica, the large dry forest reserve on the south coast of Puerto Rico.

The arbitrary executive orders continue

Environmental Economics

I like the approach that is being taken to quote the president verbatim: President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday morning requiring that for every new federal regulation implemented, two must be rescinded. And that's what our country has been all about.”. So if there’s a new regulation, they have to knock out two.”.  

Breaking the Stigma: Therapists have Mental Health Issues Too.

Elephant Journal

I saw my first therapist at the age of 14. Several years later, I would go on to college and chose psychology as a major.

2017 39

Bison, Pioneers of the Prairie, Return to Kankakee Sands

Nature Conservancy - Science

The goal – to restore key prairie habitat and connectivity for wildlife. Related Articles. Conserving Bison in Indiana. Yes, Indiana. By Matt Miller.

Purchasing “green” can be good, but buying less is better

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While purchasing “green” can be good, but buying less is better and making is better still. But this does not need to be.

2017 11

Bearing Witness To Narcissism

Eccorazzi

A lot of people are angry about a piece I wrote the other day concerning the Norfolk Animal Save slaughter parade. Well that’s great, isn’t it.

2017 13

Can the Falcons Win the Super Bowl?

10,000 Birds

As an avid American football fan and ardent birder, I may be uniquely qualified to predict the winner of the NFL Championship this year. But will they?