November, 2016

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I Remember Elephants

10,000 Birds

Every now and then, I need to cut the world off and clear my mind. We are facing a plague of poaching that is again decimating the species. Shrunk?

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Climate policy after Paris?

Environmental Economics

So this happened a week ago today: Climate policy expert Billy Pizer will give a public lecture Thursday, November 3, at 5 p.m.  

Burning for Biodiversity: How Hunting Promotes Healthy Ecosystems in the Australian Desert

Nature Conservancy - Science

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

The Three Stages of Gratefulness.

Elephant Journal

It's the third stage that I need to work on most.

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Gazan farmer is a role model for urban agriculture

Green Prophet

Palestinian Said Salim Abu Nasser is on a mission to make urban farming more sustainable. That’s enough to feed 30 people.

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The Largest Mammal That No Scientist Has Ever Seen in the Wild

Nature Conservancy - Science

The saola is the largest terrestrial mammal never seen alive in the wild by a biologist. This is not a Bigfoot story. The saola undeniably exists.

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Her.

Elephant Journal

She is every woman who has had one million choices, and zero choices, and some choices, and only one choice and then.

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25 eco-athletes swim to save the Dead Sea

Green Prophet

Over the last 30 years, the water level of the Dead Sea has dropped by more than 25 meters (82 feet). Salt concentration in the Dead Sea is 33.7%.

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Action-Hero Veganism: Schwarzenegger’s Pedestal

Eccorazzi

Some people have the inane habit of sensationalising celebrity figures in an attempt to add a certain gravitas to their own positions. It doesn’t.

A Brief Tour of Uganda, The Pearl of Africa

10,000 Birds

The diversity of habitats in this country that is approximately the size of Oregon is particularly notable. I, personally, had around 430.

Failure of Trans Pacific Partnership good news for American People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Trade deals of this nature threaten jobs, communities, and climate equally. The TPP favored the interests of big business over people and the planet.

Turkeys Are What They Eat: Weird and Adaptable

Nature Conservancy - Science

As many of us in the United States prepare to eat turkey, let’s take a look at what wild turkeys eat. They are the quintessential omnivores. Hausheer.

We Only Fall in Love with 3 People in Our Lifetime—Each One for a Specific Reason.

Elephant Journal

And maybe there's something special about our first love, and something heartbreakingly unique about our second.but there's also jus.

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2016 Democracy Reform Ballot Initiatives Roundup

Sightline Daily

The tallies from Cascadia and beyond. This election, voters in nine states and one province saw a total of 17 democracy reform initiatives on their ballots. Four of these proposed reforms

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The Vegan Society Falls Further Down The Speciesist Rabbit Hole

Eccorazzi

What we’re seeing is the Vegan Society further embracing its position as an arm of corporate welfarism. That’s right – legislation change.

American Avocets

10,000 Birds

I have always considered the American Avocet , Recurvirostra americana , one of the most elegant waders that we see here on the Baja.

Buy Nothing Day 2016

Green (Living) Review

So, instead of running people down and wrestling them to the ground to get to this or that bargain participate by not participating.

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Recovery: Saving Loons from Lead Fishing Tackle

Nature Conservancy - Science

A night silence settled over Big Island Pond in southern New Hampshire when we lost the whippoorwills. Related Articles. By Joe Smith. By Ted Williams.

Sometimes Water is Thicker Than Blood: The Day that Changed my Life.

Elephant Journal

My daughter had started dating a young man, who’s ex-girlfriend had recently had a baby girl, making him a father.

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Mauka to Makai: Community Conservation from Mountains to Oceans

Conservancy Talk

We were busy lashing tall poles together, building a traditional Hawaiian hale, or grass house, when a young man introduced himself to me. “Do

The Metro: Posting Anti-Vegan Propaganda For Everyone

Eccorazzi

There was an article published recently in the Metro called “ The Rise of the Vanity Vegan: Ruining Veganism for Everyone.” That’s the big one.

Kaikoura stricken

10,000 Birds

I’m on a fortnightly schedule here now, but I’m submitting a quick story in my off week in the light of recent events.

Secondhand first Week

Green (Living) Review

Often considered the day when Christmas shopping begins in earnest, it will see a projected £1bn spent across the UK in just 24 hours.

10 Weird Ways You Could Be Spreading Invasive Species

Nature Conservancy - Science

Invasive species: they’re everywhere. Some reasons invasive species spread are hopefully relegated to the past. Running Shoes. Firewood. Leaf Piles.

Honor yourself like the Goddess you Are.

Elephant Journal

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Pee power may be best alternative energy bet yet

Green Prophet

Finding a viable alternative energy source to create low cost bio energy may be closer than we think. The use of urine as a.

Vegan powerlifter sets new record

Eccorazzi

How are your fitness goals coming? Iceland Monitor wants the world to know that Hulda B. Waage has set a new Iceland record. News Sticky

You Can Bird City Hall

10,000 Birds

In November in New York that is quite a haul! City Hall Park is a nice patch of green at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge. Score! Sweet!

Sea Shepherd Ships Arrive at Southern Operations Base, Ready to Take on the Japanese Whaling Fleet

Green (Living) Review

Operation Nemesis”, named after the Greek goddess of inescapable justice, will be one of the most difficult campaigns Sea Shepherd has undertaken.

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Using Cloud Computing to Untangle How Trees Can Cool Cities

Nature Conservancy - Science

We’ve all used Google Earth — to explore remote destinations around the world or to check out our house from above. Why trees? Related Articles.

I got Fired & it was the Best Day of my Life.

Elephant Journal

Most of us dread hearing our boss say, “Sorry, but we need to let you go.” For me it was a day of celebration and one that.

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Turkish watchmakers plant trees with this wristwatch

Green Prophet

Have you ever made a purchase in your life by which you gave the green light for planting a tree? Makes sense. For every item sold, a tree is planted.

When You Hear “Veganism Is Just A Religion”

Eccorazzi

I find that one of the most common objections to veganism from non-vegans is the classic line – “but isn’t veganism just another religion?”

Birding in the UK after twenty two years

10,000 Birds

One of the great advantages of writing for this website is that you can actually write in advance! They appear to be more abundant than in 1994.