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Mallard Complexity

10,000 Birds

Everyone knows what a male Mallard looks like. Yet you would be wise to take a second look at that mallard hen. The Hawaiian Duck ( A.

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Ideas for Reclaimed Dining Room Tables

Green Furniture Home Design

Take a look at some of the different styles of rustic dining room tables that are available these days!

What is Love Anyway?

Elephant Journal

When we sit quietly and give our minds permission to be still, we can listen to our hearts and experience our feelings as they are—good, bad and ugly.

2017 31

Dead Zone Redemption

Nature Conservancy - Science

This scenario is occurring throughout the 31-state Mississippi River Basin. Each summer a nutrient-fueled Dead Zone forms in the Gulf of Mexico.

Botswana’s Private Reserves

10,000 Birds

Many countries have private reserves and concessions, run for tourism or hunting, that provide outstanding wildlife watching opportunities. You decide.

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Water Rail at midday

10,000 Birds

Each time I see a rail, it confounds the conventional wisdom that these are secretive, crepuscular birds. This proved to be a mistake in so many ways.

2017 19

Esther The Wonder Pig Wants You To Read Carefully and Be Vegan

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A few days ago, I wrote an essay commenting on a piece that appeared in The Guardian by Steve Jenkins. He chose not to do so. Simple, right? directly?

2017 16

I met my 25-year-old Self & instead of trying to Save her, This is what I Said.

Elephant Journal

I like to believe I have no regrets, but that moment reminded me that, at some level, I still was not fully reconciled with. Adventure Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) 25-year-old self journey letter life path life purpose mistakes regrets risks The Alchemist Travel younger self

2017 21

Renewable energy will not support economic growth

Green (Living) Review

But this does not, actually, have to be a bad thing at all. Solar, wind and small-scale water, cannot provide for such requirements. We must act now.

2017 15

New Science Shows Seagrass Meadows Suppress Pathogens

Nature Conservancy - Science

NatureNet Fellows Science Update. When our entire research team became ill,” says Lamb, “we wanted to do something about wastewater pollution.”

2017 13

No two scaups are equal

10,000 Birds

January is sort of a birding sprint – you start fresh and, all of a sudden, head for them all. Iron Gates National Park in eastern Serbia. That was it.

2017 11

How to Practice Mindful Conversation.

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2017 21

Feeding the nation

Green (Living) Review

Export should never be (seen as) the first priority but, alas, with many, especially the large corporate farms, it would appear to be just that.

2017 11

Hero Launches New Vegan Condom Range

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Whether you’re picking them up from abandoned trains or ordering them online, it seems that it’s raining vegan condoms in Australia.

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10,000 Birds

New research in The Auk suggests that small drones may be a good way to count songbirds. Bad news: The massive Common Murre die-off along the U.S.

F*ck you, Mindfulness.

Elephant Journal

What do I tell them now when it seems like a joyful life is in the very distant future—if ever?

2017 20

GROW – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

x 21 cm Age Range: 8 - 11 years (or may be infinity) ISBN: 9781782404514 Price £9.99 Or why we eat the fruit of one plant and the leaf of another?

2017 11

Message to enviros: chill on the carbon tax (and don't dismiss cap-and-trade so easily)

Environmental Economics

Charles Komanoff (of the  Carbon Tax Center ) at The Nation : Carbon-tax haters can relax. The proposal for a national carbon tax released on February 8 by high-level Republicans, including über-GOP consigliere James Baker, isn’t going anywhere. Financially and ideologically, the American right is wedded to carbon fuels. Answer: it can. 

Back in sunny Mexico

10,000 Birds

Now that we have returned to our adopted home of La Paz, Mexico, our bones are starting to thaw out from the trip to chilly Seattle. peso fee. Birdin

5 Things I Promise You—for When You Make the Big Mistakes.

Elephant Journal

I always want you to talk to me. About all of the things. Not just the hard things. I want you to talk to me about anything and everything you want to. Blog Family digital world parenting motherhood parenthood parenting teens teenagers

2017 19
2017 19

Questions to ask yourself before buying something

Green (Living) Review

Not that there is anything really wrong with this but often those purchases then are either never used in any way, shape or form. How was this made?

2017 11

RSPCA Australia On How To Kill “Humanely”

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We live in a society where the dominant paradigm is animal welfarism. Therefore, it should be no surprise that the groups that supposedly exist for the animals are actually the groups that exist to help exploit animals. Australian news website, 9 News, recently published the RSPCA guidelines on how to kill crustaceans in “humane ways.”

Torpid Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins

Nature Conservancy - Science

Turtle species exhibit a variety of incredible adaptations that allow them to live through cold weather conditions. Photo © Harvey Payne. By Joe Smith.

America is having a Psychotic Episode, & Maybe that’s Okay.

Elephant Journal

I resonate with the psychiatrists who liken psychotic episodes to Native American vision quests. Vision quests and psychotic episodes create. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness alternative facts america breathing fight or flight psychosis trump walking Yoga

2017 15

The myth of glass recycling

Green (Living) Review

But this is a myths that needs busting. It would not take much to make people do that, for both bottles and jars. Only reuse it.

Vegan Valentine Vanity

Eccorazzi

Whether you love or hate Saint Valentine’s day, there’s certainly a lot of pressure to open your wallet. I’ve certainly been there.

How Blizzards and Extreme Cold Impact Birds

Nature Conservancy - Science

Birds and other wildlife are well equipped to deal with cold and snow, as I’ve written in a previous blog. Common grackle. Photo © Mike Kilpatrick.

We are the Ones we’ve been Waiting For.

Elephant Journal

Like the drunk who’s in denial, we may refuse to come to grips with reality. Like the pretense of a loveless marriage, we may be unwilling to confront the truth. But if we do not acknowledge the. Enlightened Society Green Inspiring (Wow) being mindful caring environment evolving humanity planet politics saving ourselves society

2017 14

Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of February 2017?

10,000 Birds

Whether you’re home or away this weekend, reward yourself with some birds! How about you? Where will you be this weekend and will you be birding?

Don’t be an A **e Abolitionist

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Dedicated to those folks who have ample access and choice when it comes to veganism, but who defend their nonvegan choices with claims of how purity puts people off. . Let’s face it, folks: veganism is really difficult for the vast majority of people. I mean, there’s practically nothing for us to eat. Always. NEVER say no to cookies.

Move Over Cotton, Say Hello To Hemp – The ‘Forbidden’ Crop Taking The World By Storm…

Green (Living) Review

We’re talking about industrial hemp this time, not medical cannabis/marijuana, which continues to prove its merits and gain acceptance. Read more her

Mindfulness Matters: Here’s How to Get Started.

Elephant Journal

The imagery may sound strange, but it truly helped me shift to a kinder, gentler way of being. That shift to a more positive frequency affected. Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today meditation mindfulness parenting spirituality

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In case you hadn’t noticed, blogging, both publishing and perusing , has transformed dramatically over the years. rss ) and trends (e.g.,

Pets travel first class and prove people couldn’t be more speciesist

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Traveling can be a nightmare, but this new $65 million dollar terminal means your pet can travel in luxury. Photo from The Sun. News Sticky