October, 2016

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

10,000 Birds

British birders are very serious about birding and their birds. and share their expertise , or do big years or write excellent blog posts. x 1.6

Loose lips sink ships follow-up

Environmental Economics

I didn't realize how bad this quote is playing among Democrats, environmentalists and others.    From Fuse Washington : However, recent comments by Bauman compelled us to publicly endorse the Alliance and voice our opposition to I-732. " New York Times, September 4, 2015 Ugh. Where do we even begin? "  

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The 2 most Common Reasons why People get Divorced.

Elephant Journal

Divorce is just not that complicated. Any reason can be boiled down and fit into reason #1 or reason #2.

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This Video From the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Is Absolutely Nuts. A Total War Zone.

Mother Jones

This video by Unicorn Riot , an alternative media source, shows the chaos. It looks like an absolute war zone: Now go read Wes' full story.

Chefs’ dream garden grows in the middle of Manhattan at Farm.One

Green Prophet

Rob Laing, the founder and CEO of Farm.One. Local, real food (#realfood) is more than a rage. It’s the new everything in food. How do they do it?

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To Find the Love we want, we must First Believe we’re Worth It.

Elephant Journal

One of the scariest things that can happen in life is getting exactly what it is that we want.

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Vegans who campaign against fur are upset that Aritzia is using fake fur but real down


You know how we won’t shut up about how ineffective single issue campaigns are, including the ones against fur ? News Sticky

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Algae returns as fuel for our future

Green Prophet

Their results have been published in back-to-back studies in Plant Physiology and Biotechnology for Biofuels. Answering the need for clean energy.

Make Your Yard (or School Grounds or Office Building) a Wildlife Haven

Nature Conservancy - Science

Turning your yard – or other small outdoor space – into a wildlife haven is easier than you think. Related Articles. By Matt Miller. By Lisa Feldkamp.

The Kerkini Lake, Greece: Dipped One, Got One

10,000 Birds

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

In case you happen to be in Morogoro, Tanzania next week.

Environmental Economics

IAGRI Workshop Announcement. Introduction to Valuation Methods and Willingness to Pay. Dates: October 12-13, 2016. Location: iAGRI building, Sokoine University of Agriculture campus. Presenter: Dr. Tim Haab, Professor and Chair, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA.

Five Strategies to get our Kids to Eat Better (& Like it).

Elephant Journal

Patients often tell me how challenging it is to get their kids on board with healthier eating. The key here is creating new favorites together.

Moby releases his most vegan album


Logging, Trump, and animal agriculture are going to hear it from Moby. On October 23rd, he’s set to host the inaugural circle v festival in LA.

Refugee architecture earns an exhibit in a NYC museum

Green Prophet

Entitled “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter”, the show looks at emergency housing in contemporary crisis zones. Think again.

After the Harvest: Three Expert Steps for Healthy Autumn Soil in Your Garden

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s autumn. Do you know where your nematodes are? Related Articles. 5 Simple Tips to Turn Your Yard Into Pollinator Paradise. By Matt Miller. Yikes.

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Falcon on the Roof

10,000 Birds

I even understand, though I don’t condone, the urge that drive people to heap birdseed and stale bread on the sidewalks for them.

Before the Flood: the Must-See Climate Change Film by Leonardo DiCaprio

Conservancy Talk

On stage in London introducing the film DiCaprio said, “The journey for me was to try and make a modern-day film about climate change.

“Am I Enlightened Yet?”—6 Signs We’re growing Spiritually.

Elephant Journal

There are many indications of growth on the spiritual path. Non New-Agey Spirituality personal growth spiritual evolvement spiritual path spiritualit

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Speciesism, Racism, and Xenophobia: A Deadly Cocktail


Guest Post by Ben Front. ————————————-. Five thousand. Nonhuman animals.

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The White House Garden gets support to endure from Burpee seed company

Green Prophet

Obama created the garden in 2009, and made sure to expand it twice so it will be hard to plow under by the next family. Burpee Seeds, officially W.

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Planting Healthy Air: Can Urban Trees Help Clean Up Pollution?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Every report has a genesis, an initial conversation that sprouts an idea that grows into a research study. Outdoor PM causes 3.2 Related Articles.

The Sunbird and the Parasite

10,000 Birds

I’m back! Not for nothing have my email addresses and online IDs called back these furious and pretty birds for the last 15 years. Boom!

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Quote of the day: ".we're in the sixth mass extinction."

Environmental Economics

Here's the full quote: "This is definitely human impact, we're in the sixth mass extinction.

How to Flip your Mood when you Wake Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed: 5 Steps.

Elephant Journal

Years ago someone showed me the “gratitude hand.” It’s a powerful little tool that I often use both personally and professionally to help develop a state of gratitude. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality fingers gratitude gratitude exercise gratitude hand hands wrong side of the bed

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An inventor has made vegan cheese from potatoes


Could the future of vegan cheese be spuds? Andrew Dyhin calls it CHATO, a cheese-like product that’s made up of 100% potato. News Sticky

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Materialism does not lead to happiness

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Advertising and industry try to tell us – and government too – that if we just go shopping more and more for things we don't need and really can't afford and more than likely never will use will bring us happiness. That is a lie. All it does is empty our wallets and fill the coffers of industry and service providers.

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Follow that Grizzly: Understanding Bear Movements in the Northwest

Nature Conservancy - Science

Collared grizzly bear number 106 became a local legend of sorts. She did not live in a national park or a vast wilderness area. Related Articles.

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Myrtle Warblers in Autumn

10,000 Birds

Personally, I prefer to call them Butterbutts. Ever wonder why they are called Butterbutts? Or maybe it was seeing its own reflection in the lens?

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Eco-bloggers explore native ads as survival mechanism for online marketing into 2017

Green Prophet

Ever since Buzzfeed-style link-baiting articles took Facebook readers attention the style and quality of online reporting has changed drastically.

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Why we Struggle with Weight Loss: The Missing Link.

Elephant Journal

. Life can become frustrating when we’ve tried everything yet can’t lose weight. Over the years, I’ve had many patients complain about this problem.

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Alec Baldwin wants turkey-less Thanksgiving, ignores other animals


We need to advocate for veganism, not just to cut out one animal product once a year. Not for a meal, not for a holiday, but forever. News Sticky

Kalama’s Methanol Refinery, by the Numbers

Sightline Daily

Counting water use, air pollution, gas demands, and other impacts. | By any measure, the petrochemical refinery slated for construction on the banks of the Columbia River in southwest Washington is a giant. Although the facility proposed for Kalama is only about half the size of the gargantuan scheme that recently collapsed in Tacoma

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How Much Do Wetlands Reduce Property Damage During Storms and Hurricanes?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Four years ago this month, Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the US Atlantic coastline. Related Articles. By Siddharth Narayan. By Mike Beck.

Help Queens Birders Save the Forest Park Feeders!

10,000 Birds

Dear readers of 10,000 Birds, I have a small favor to ask of you. It will take you less than a minute, cost you nothing, and make me very happy.