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The Ten Creepiest Spiders of North America

Nature Conservancy - Science

The feather-legged orb weaver is a member of the Uloboridae family, the one North American spider family without any venom at all. Its target?

Citizen Science Tuesday: Butterflies and Moths of North America

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)? If you live in Central America or the Southern U.S., Why is it important?

State of North America’s Birds Report Released to Commemorate Centennial of the First Migratory Bird Treaty

Nature Conservancy - Science

One hundred years ago, North Americans united for birds. How Hummingbirds Journey North. Related Articles. By Justine E. Hausheer.

Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean: A Book Review by a Lover of Parliaments

10,000 Birds

Here are some things I’ve learned from the Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean by Scott Weidensaul: The Burrowing Owl is the only North American owl species where the male is larger than the female, albeit, only slightly larger. And the term is ‘non-reversed size dimorphism.’).

Platte River Sandhill Cranes: Enjoying North America’s Greatest Bird Spectacle

Nature Conservancy - Science

Some cranes will nest as far north as Alaska and Siberia, so they need a lot of calories to make the trip. Photo: © Chris Helzer/TNC.

Ecosocialist Conference shows potential for a united green left in North America

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5 Fun Facts About Animals in ‘North America’

Conservancy Talk

Our organization works across borders to protect lands and waters in North America and beyond, for people and for nature. Big and Nosey.

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

”  National Geographic clearly wants us to know where their newest title (to be published this week) stands in the crowded field of North American birding guides and handbooks. The illustration above is the species account for Yellow-bellied Flycatcher in the National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd edition.

Meet the Coywolf, North America’s Beautiful New Coyote-Wolf Hybrid

Eco Chic

Historically, wild gray wolves occupied almost all of North America and were once the world’s most largely distributed mammal.

Imlay City, Michigan: Mulefoot Gastropub redefines the food culture

Green Traveler Guides

He is playing with his big, boisterous dogs. We begin to chat.

Recreation Use Values Database for North America

Environmental Economics

From Randy Rosenberger on the RESECON listserv: I am announcing the public availability of the Recreation Use Values Database for North America.    “Welcome to the Recreation Use Values Database for North America.    The database and supporting information is available at: [link]. 

Review: National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

10,000 Birds

The main body of the guide covers 150 species of North American birds that are found in close proximity to humans and likely to be seen well.

Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

Green Traveler Guides

Fortunately, though, it is possible […] Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Winning some (eco) green in Vegas

Green Traveler Guides

| Green? Wanna Bet? | The odds of finding an eco-tourist in Las Vegas are about as good as my winning a slot machine jackpot.

Oaxaca, Mexico: an eco-hacienda muy tranquilo

Green Traveler Guides

| Hacienda Gone Green | The city of Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s great treasures.

Coatepec and Xico, Mexico: Veracruz green high

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All Coatepec Mexico North America The Americas Veracruz Xalapa Xico organic market Coatepec

5 great green hotels in Canada

Green Traveler Guides

However, lodging doesn’t have to be classified as “wasteful” anymore.

Manhattan: An Eco-Friendly Element in Times Square

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America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

Green Traveler Guides

” These places are not merely the hottest, they’re also where the most heat gets trapped in the summer months, which contributes to overall ickyness and […] America’s top 10 sweatiest cities is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. America's sweatiest cities Green Travel NewsNo sweat, or should we say lots of it.

Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green)

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Both good and bad. While […] Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green) is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

San Francisco: turning back the carbon clock

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Following is a lead-in to the story, with a link to the full article, including a guide to 48 (nearly) carbon neutral hours for your next visit.

Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S. market

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| Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. market is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

California wine country: 10 great places to hike, bike and sip

Green Traveler Guides

Capped off with, of course, some wine tasting.

Supreme Court’s Stay on Clean Power Plan Won’t Stop Energy Revolution

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is President and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @ MarkTercek. David Stubbs 2.

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TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

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The program, which ranks hotels and B&Bs on their eco-friendly features, encompasses more than 8,000 properties in 67 countries (including 170 new entrants in Australia and New Zealand)—making it […] TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Jalisco, Mexico: on the elusive trail of organic tequila

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| The Hangover-Free Zone | Tequila? There’s an actual place called that?” ” Si, claro. Yes, there really is.

Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

Conservancy Talk

Mark R. Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Arrange a LBO for Nature. 2014 Steven Gnam 2.

How to Get Decision-Makers to Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

Show us the data. That’s what I hear almost every time I work with decision-makers. The team looked at a Dow facility on Texas’ Gulf coast.

What Stores Sell Natural, Healthy Food (North America)

Eco-Vegan Girl

image from greggavedon.com A very common question I receive is, "where can I find natural food?", Got any to add? Leave 'em in the comment section!

San Francisco: Bay Area Green Tours leads the way

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Ojai, Calif.: that old green (and pink) magic has us in its spell

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And to ease entry into (or out of) the notorious SoCal sprawl, we often seek out a nearby oasis to “prepare” or “regroup.” Just […] Ojai, Calif.:

Five Steps Toward a Brighter Water Future for California

Conservancy Talk

Last week, government scientists issued their strongest forecast yet for what some are calling a “Godzilla” El Niño. But will it be enough?

Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener

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Hotels New York New York City News North America United States Green Travel News Hilton New York Manhattan ReutersA new living green roof and a super-energy-efficient heat and power system are the latest eco-upgrades at Hilton New York, the city's largest hotel.

TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S.

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Boston/Cambridge California Fayetteville Florida Lake Tahoe Las Vegas Lecanto Massachusetts Miami Miles City Montana Napa Nevada Newberg North America North Carolina Oregon Park City Placer The Americas United States Utah 10 best green hotels U.S. is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

San Francisco: Verbena, new green magic on Russian Hill

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San Miguel de Allende: an angelic hotel from Mexico’s Señor and Señora Verde…and mucho mas

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North America All Mexico Guanajuato San Miguel de Allende The Americas Via Organica San Miguel de Allende green hotel Casa Angelitos organic food San Miguel de Allende San Miguel de Allende organic restaurant Rosana Alvarez San Miguel Roger D Jones San Miguel eco-tour San Miguel de Allende organic farm San Miguel de Allende

Solutions for Cities – From Nature

Conservancy Talk

June 20 was the official first day of summer – but as Texans, we’d be forgiven for not realizing it. Laura J.

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Woody Harrelson Backs North America’s First Non-Wood Paper Mill

Eccorazzi

The actor and environmental Read More The post Woody Harrelson Backs North America’s First Non-Wood Paper Mill appeared first on Ecorazzi. First mentioned back in 2010, Woody Harrelson is back talking all about wheat-based paper – and the tremendous advantages it offers over its traditional tree-sourced counterpart.

Climate Change And Birds: Europe vs. North America

10,000 Birds

I want to alert you to a recent study (from April) that looks at the plight of bird populations under conditions of climate change in Europe and North America. Data were collected from the North American Breeding Bird Survey and the Pan-European Common Birds Monitoring Scheme. Why are Europe and North America different?

From Davos: Unleashing the Power of Nature in Cities

Conservancy Talk

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