December, 2016

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We are Just Money Grubbers

10,000 Birds

Out of just under 200 bird species I observed this year in SE Europe, there are 6 threatened species. Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser eruthtropus.

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I just might know an expert in estimating the value of outdoor recreation

Environmental Economics

If you are going to calculate the economic impacts of outdoor recreation , maybe, just maybe, you might want to consult with an expert who has a book on valuation methods with chapter titles like: "Modeling the Demand for Recreation," and "Single Site Demand Estimation," and "Site Choice Models." But how much, precisely?

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New Year’s New Moon in Capricorn: Some Love Stories aren’t meant to End.

Elephant Journal

It’s been a year. No, really it’s been one for the record books.

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Camera Trap Captures Images of Texas Ocelot Kittens

Nature Conservancy - Science

Great news for ocelots: This year, several females with kittens were documented in South Texas using remote cameras. The U.S. Related Articles.

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Ready-washed bags of salad? Best used as compost!

Green Prophet

Those convenient bags of prepared salads are breeding grounds for bacteria, so say scientists from Britain’s University of Leicester.

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This is How we can Revolutionize our Children’s School Lunch.

Elephant Journal

Looking at our global obesity epidemic, findings like these are essential, right?

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The Surprising Importance of Freshwater Fisheries to Global Food Security

Nature Conservancy - Science

If you’re thinking about how fisheries feed people around the globe, chances are you start picturing oceans. But what about freshwater fisheries?

How The Mainstream “Animal Movement” Has Destroyed Veganism

Eccorazzi

Ever wondered what the effects of the mainstream “animal movement” are on the public perception of veganism? This is not a coincidence.

How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

If you thought the trend in clothing was showing your nips, you couldn’t be more wrong. So, what is the trend you ask? I have some good news.

Killingholme Haven Pits

10,000 Birds

This is dedicated to “Daddy” who sadly slipped away from us in the evening of November 27th. Common Redshank. WL-YW. 11.08.98. 10.02.99.

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

Eco Chic

And as almost everyone knows, finding a space to have an event is always the toughest part. and a green mattress store (cheers, Coco-Mat!).

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Goodbye 2016: Let Go or Be Dragged into 2017.

Elephant Journal

2017 has a very different energetic vibration compared to 2016. While 2016 was all about endings, 2017 is a “1” year in numerology which marks. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today 1 year 2017 9 year beginnings energy new year Numerology

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

Selecting a Christmas tree and decorating with greenery are popular holiday traditions. My wife and I scanned the hillside for our quarry. Go Local.

Veganism Without Morality

Eccorazzi

She admonishes the “movement” for being “fed by peer pressure from friends, social media, bloggers and celebrities.”. Doing so misses the point.

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Join the urban farming movement

Green Prophet

Part of the produce grown in these community farming projects is given to local food banks for distribution to needy people. Another M.E.

Pat’s Top Ten Bird Species from Costa Rica, 2016

10,000 Birds

What am I missing? What can I still get with a quick trip to the nearest reservoir? I saw two foraging in a rice field near Playa Panama. 3 Tiny Hawk.

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And the impact of fifty years of nonmarket valuation magically disappears

Environmental Economics

Poof: A conservative group is pushing the next Congress to take several steps to undo President Obama’s climate work.    The Competitive Enterprise Institute. on   The U.S., Increasing the affordability of both U.S. and global energy is an important economic and humanitarian objective,” CEI officials wrote in their report.

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Why Self-Care Needs to be our Top New Year’s Resolution (& How to Do it Right).

Elephant Journal

I’m not suggesting that we abandon healthy habits self-care includes choosing exercise and rejecting self-sabotage. I’m simply suggesting that we choose.

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Recovery: Gila Topminnow, A Desert Native Gets a Second Chance

Nature Conservancy - Science

There’s a certain breed of manager for whom the sight of something like a two-inch minnow can induce joyous expletives we can’t print. By Ted Williams.

Relationships With Non-Vegans And Why They’re Problematic

Eccorazzi

There are occasionally some stories that crop up and take your breath away. Trust me). Yeah – sorry Ms. Reed, the analogy doesn’t hold.

Europe Maintains Commitment to Ambition and Action at Recent Marrakesh Climate Talks

Conservancy Talk

2016 is now set to be the warmest year on record [1]. Non-state actors also played a prominent role. billion people and $25.7

North Cave Wetlands

10,000 Birds

At that time it was not a nature reserve at all and the forty hectare piece of land was only acquired in 2001. Map of North Cave Wetlands.

Some winter savings tips

Green (Living) Review

But there are some easy ways to reduce bills while keeping warm and cozy in winter. Snuggle up : It’s important to dress for the season.

Reviving Old Rituals for a Magical New Year.

Elephant Journal

Every year I wait for this time like a child waits for Christmas.

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Reclaiming Country: Combining Traditional Knowledge & Science to Care for Desert Waterholes

Nature Conservancy - Science

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers should use caution viewing this post, as it may contain mentions of deceased persons. Related Articles.

Advocates Of Narcissism

Eccorazzi

One of the main problems we face as abolitionist advocates has nothing to do with educating the non-vegan public. The message? Sticky Veganism

Graphic of the Day: Where do you get your news?

Environmental Economics

A few thoughts: I'm sure everyone can quibble about placement of some of these, but that kind of misses the point. I'm going to quibble.

Birdwatching in Peru and You

10,000 Birds

For two blog posts now, we’ve been telling you about how you could win an amazing, 7-day bird watching trip for two to Peru.

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Vegetarians and Vegans are furious about new British £5 banknotes

Green (Living) Review

This has upset many people who are uncomfortable using items that contain animal byproducts. Makes for great publicity though, I guess.

Full Super Moon in Gemini: What is Meant for Us will Always Choose Us.

Elephant Journal

Gemini loves freedom and if we are all honest, so do we.

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

“In the field.” Even GIS mapping and spatial planning require hours of muddy boots and sweat to ground-truth their data. By Justine E.

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Energy-generating roads to be built on four continents in 2017

Green Prophet

Colas’ Wattway technology differs from other PV solutions in that it does not require need the existing road infrastructure to be re-engineered.

Errata for omitted citations in Experimental Economics (the journal, not the method)

Environmental Economics

The journal says they won't publish any more errata for missing citations: An economics journal has corrected a paper for the second time for failing to cite previous studies — and said in a separate note that it no longer plans to publish similar errata, with rare exceptions.  via retractionwatch.com.  

Alkborough Flats

10,000 Birds

We made two visits to Alkborough Flats during our UK visit and they were both incredibly different despite both visits being late in the afternoon.