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.  

The Three Stages of Gratefulness.

Elephant Journal

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

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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.

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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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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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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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). The Salt concentration in the Dead Sea is 33.7%.

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When You Hear “Veganism Is Just A Religion”


It’s a matter of basic morality – not faith. Most of the time, the non-vegan will not have an answer to that. Locke believe this was gods will.

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. It is weird and wonderful.

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.

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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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.

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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Action-Hero Veganism: Schwarzenegger’s Pedestal


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.

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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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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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.

Mauka to Makai: Community Conservation from Mountains to Oceans

Conservancy Talk

His name was Bert Weeks, and he was a Hawai’i Marine Fellow for the Conservancy. Photo © Bethany Goodrich / The Sustainable Southeast Partnership.

Supermarket Veganism – Don’t Get Excited


There’s a tendency amongst some people to latch on to anything that mentions veganism – or that doesn’t mention veganism but is vegan – and run away with it over a sunset horizon, followed by a fanfare of all their favourite Disney characters, thanking the powers that be for making veganism more “mainstream.”. If this is you, I’m sorry.

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.

The Best Advice ever from the Dalai Lama about Trump.

Elephant Journal

The Zebra Mussel Hunter

Nature Conservancy - Science

And, actually, it may even be harder: zebra mussels blend in with their underwater environment, appearing to be just another little rock.

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.

Love ? Harm


According to this article  in the weekly times, the “love of cows” has brought farmer, Dustin Kemp, back to the dairy industry. News Sticky

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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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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.

Batteries that Run on Blood?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Update from the NatureNet Science Fellows: Energy Storage. More on Ryu's Research. Building a Better Battery. By Cara Byington. By Cara Byington.

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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.

Genetically Modified Misery – From Person To Machine


You only have to take a a quick look at some articles relating to genetic modification in dairy cows to get a strong indication of how property status leads society to make assumptions about the value of sentient life. They are set deep in the stone of our conventional wisdom fortress. Cows or car parts – property is property. Sticky Veganis

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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.