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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The BP/Deepwater Horizon federal CVM study estimated damages of $17 billion

Environmental Economics

Go to the Deepwater Horizon Response & Restoration website and click on: 5. Preassessment/Assessment. Other lines of investigation. Other materials. Obvious, right? You'll see a bunch of memos from the "Total Value Team" that can be pieced together to form a coherent report. Here is the bottom line

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We partner with Flypside, a revolutionary new mobile app for people in motion

Green Traveler Guides

We’ve become the award-winning green travel website and e-guide publisher you trust. All Green Travel News flyp Flypside GTG partnership

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Migration in Motion: Visualizing Species Movements Due to Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

As climate change alters 
habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will
 animals move to survive?
 Now you can see those migrations in motion.

An Environmentalist Goes to Alabama to Talk About Climate Change—Find Out What Happens Next

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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Syngenta Merger Must Be Blocked

Green Prophet

Remember the classic board game Monopoly? It’s being played by multi-national agri-businesses in attempt to control the world food supply chain.

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Study finds vegan blood is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells

Eccorazzi

A new study is proving yet another health benefit of eating vegan. In a series of experiments , test subjects were assigned the opposing diets.

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2016—Year of the Cat?

The Alien Next Door

“ Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes.”—Walt Perhaps because it is itself a paradox. Vienna).

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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

The human/climate change connection: two approaches, same story

Environmental Economics

What is the connection between humans and temperature changes over time?  Click to enlarge

12 tips for sustainable travel in 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. more exotic.

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Self Medication, Wildlife Style: How Birds and Other Creatures Use Medicinal Plants

Nature Conservancy - Science

“Not all pharmacists are human.” So begins a 1993 review article on the use of medicinal plants by animals. It now even includes caterpillars.

How California Uses Forests—and Economic Forces—to Fight Climate 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. California Gov.

11 Wise Quotes that will Change your Way of Thinking Forever.

Elephant Journal

”If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.

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We've Barely Begun to Tap the Sun's Mighty Power

Mother Jones

It seems like every few weeks there's some new measurement of how successful solar power is in the United States.

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High-Tech Trash Cans to Improve Sustainability

Living Green & Saving Energy

Trashcans are pretty straightforward: they stand there and collect trash. You remove the bag when it’s full, replace it, and it fills up with garbage again. It’s not exactly the domain of innovation and technology… or is it? Believe it or not, the trashcan is quickly becoming a site of technological advancement. In the years […].

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World’s largest solar power plant goes live in Morocco

Green Prophet

It’s the largest CSP plant to come online in the Middle East and North Africa region, and the African continent. Images from Answers Africa.

Bronx Zoo’s Lonely Elephant Lands ‘Hall of Shame’ Dishonor

Eccorazzi

The Bronx Zoo was inducted into an animal rights organization’s “Hall of Shame” for its despicable treatment of an elephant named Happy. The title, according to the California-based In Defense of Read More The post Bronx Zoo’s Lonely Elephant Lands ‘Hall of Shame’ Dishonor appeared first on Ecorazzi.

A Special Gift For A Great Cycling Charity

Icebike

Disease, war, poverty and genocide have riddled Africa for decades. For the devastated continent, any help and awareness is needed. Schnapka said.

There’s a bear! There’s a bear!

10,000 Birds

In the most of Europe, Brown Bear is a mythical creature that lives only in mediaeval tapestries and folk tales. By us. the highest in the country.

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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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5 great apps for green travel

Green Traveler Guides

| Green at Your Fingertips | There’s an app for everything these days, so why not for traveling greener?

How Do Birds Stay Warm on a Cold Winter’s Night?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Winter is a challenging time for backyard birds such as cardinals, woodpeckers, nuthatches, chickadees, titmice and wrens. Related Articles. Left tree.

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5 Ways We Can Turn Paris Climate Commitments into Action

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek. Tim Calver 3.

Dear Selfless Women, This is Why we Attract Men who Need Fixing.

Elephant Journal

I used to be a fixer. I stayed in bad relationships, attracting the same type of men—men who needed to be fixed.

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The US Solar Market Is Growing Ridiculously Fast

Mother Jones

Overnight, 2016 went from looking like it was certain to be a bust to looking like one of the biggest growth years on record.

Interview with Simon Rose

The Alien Next Door

I met Simon some time ago through his awesome show, Fantasy Fiction , when we discussed science fiction, ecology and why we write. Well done, Simon!

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KarmSolar is first Egyptian company to sell solar power off-grid

Green Prophet

KarmSolar is an Egyptian company dedicated to bolstering solar energy use. The company was founded in 2011. And I’m not only talking about the sun.

Leave bees alone, and get your hands on this vegan honey

Eccorazzi

If we can all agree to start using Bee Free Honee instead of enslaving bees, we’ll surely have a sweeter world. I’m addicted to it.

How the Construction Industry Is Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

In the United States, 39% of total carbon emissions are due to buildings. In other words, over a third of carbon emissions in the U.S. stem from the construction, operation, and demolition of buildings – everything from homes to high-rise office towers. What if those emissions could be reduced just by using the right materials […].

The Smell of Napalm in the Morning

10,000 Birds

Photo: This area holds 3 to 4 breeding pairs of White-tailed Eagles , which represents the biggest density per square mile anywhere in the country.

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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.  

3 tips for eco-friendly adventure vacations

Green Traveler Guides

He’s as right today as he was in the 19th century, maybe more so. As a society, we are now painfully […].

7 Resources for Natural History Nerds

Nature Conservancy - Science

This post feels a little bit like a confession. Hi, my name is Cara and I’m a natural history nerd. USFWS Feather Atlas. I stumbled onto the U.S.

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