February, 2017

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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. Check The Hawaiian Duck ( A.

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Six Wise Lessons from our Natural World.

Elephant Journal

Eckhart Tolle authored The Power of Now, a book that explains how much power there is in.

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We Applaud Proposed Conservative Case for Addressing 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.

2017 31

Five Endangered Species Recoveries You’ve Never Heard Of

Nature Conservancy - Science

More than 40 species have been officially recovered by the Endangered Species Act. Related Articles. By Ted Williams. By Matt Miller. By Kris Johnson.

2017 27

The U.S. job market continues to change

Environmental Economics

And there is not much anyone can do about it: Roughly 163,000 oil jobs were lost nationally from the 2014 peak, or about 30 percent of the total, while oil prices plummeted, at one point by as much as 70 percent. The job losses just in Texas, the most productive oil-producing state, totaled 98,000. million in September.  

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CUTTING EDGE TOOLS FOR EVERY GARDENER

Green (Living) Review

Fiskars, one the UK’s leading gardening tool suppliers, is proud to unveil its exciting new PowerGear™ X range. Fiskars is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

2017 11

Which Sources of Blue Carbon Measure Up to the Mitigation Challenge?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Natural climate mitigation: using nature to help buffer rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. Could phytoplankton be the key to climate mitigation?

2017 25

Oyster Reef Restoration: Is a benefit/cost ratio of 7.6 worth it according to Trumponomics?

Environmental Economics

WJZ out of Baltimore, Maryland has a cool time lapse video of the impact that Oysters can have on water clarity in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Here's the story : The Oyster Recovery Partnership in Maryland is trying to spread the word about the natural filtration powers of oysters. The tank on the left holds 20 mature oysters.

2017 16

How I Got Ill on a Vegan Diet and Why I Ended Up Listening to My Body

Eccorazzi

I’d been vegan for six and a half years when it happened. Sadly, I’m writing this essay to confess that I finally had to listen to my body.

2017 13

The Great Birthday Road Trip

10,000 Birds

Last Sunday was my lovely wife’s birthday, so the decision on what to do for the day was entirely up to her.

2017 11

The Power of Transformative Travel. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

This is a post written by Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise —an elephant partner. We want that. And we can have it. At least not in this world. Relaxation?

2017 30

Are we in the final stages of capitalism?

Green (Living) Review

Capitalists would begin to consume the government along with the physical and social structures that sustained them. It is not going to happen.

2017 11

Coastal Communities Strike Back Against Erosion

Nature Conservancy - Science

“It hurt my heart to see how [the beach] had been deteriorated,” says Norris Henry of St. But it’s so sad to see it is no longer there.”. By Justine E.

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"What Trump misses about regulations"

Environmental Economics

Joe Aldy: President Trump jettisoned more than 30 years of bipartisan regulatory policy on January 30 when he issued an executive order on “ Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs.” But Trump misses a crucial point about government regulations: They impose costs on society, but they also produce benefits. Bush, Clinton , George W.

2017 16

How Fast Fashion is Being Converted Into Jet Fuel

Eco Chic

With the rise of “fast fashion,” developed countries buy and produce more clothes than ever. How Do You Convert Clothes to Jet Fuel? Carefully.

Greater Sand Plover with abnormal colouration

10,000 Birds

Among shorebirds we have observed a white Red Knot , which was completely white and really stood out on the beach.

2017 11

The Most Powerful Moon of the Year: New Moon & Solar Eclipse in Pisces.

Elephant Journal

The New Moon and eclipse arrive together to illuminate the need to let go of old trauma so that painful wounds can be so. Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today all that stuff astrology healing love new moon pisces solar eclipse

2017 26

Garden Press Event 2017

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Thursday, February 16, 2017 saw the 11th Garden Press Event at the Barbarian Two Exhibition Halls in the City of London.

2017 11

How Do We Love Our Public Lands & Scientists? Let Us Count the Ways

Nature Conservancy - Science

  Nature unites us. The truth of this statement is clear when visiting public lands in the United States. Petrified Forest National Park. Photo: U.S.

2017 17

Standing by 'An Economic View of the Environment'

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: An eerie coincidence or a scary reality? An Explanation and Apology. Posted on February 6, 2017, by Robert Stavins.           But in October, 2016, as the U.S.   I assume this is nothing more than a coincidence of timing, but it is a challenge nonetheless.

2017 16

London Fashion Week Has “Activists” In A Fury

Eccorazzi

Fur has long been the focus of many so called “animal advocates” and one of the primary catalysts for public confusion with respect to animal ethics. However, it is in the nature of single-issue campaigns to fail. To demonstrate this, consider animal exploitation as represented by the alphabet. News Sticky

2017 10

Duck Quest in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Costa Rica is known for its quetzales, many hummingbirds, beautiful tanagers, and a host of other tropical birdies not found back at the home patch.

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 27

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

Space Cowboys: A New Generation of Prairie Keepers

Nature Conservancy - Science

How many cows can you graze and maintain a healthy prairie? Where and for how long? results are difficult and tedious to monitor on the ground.

2017 15

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. 

Hero Launches New Vegan Condom Range

Eccorazzi

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

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

Wise Words about Death for Anyone who knows they’re Going to Die.

Elephant Journal

I loved my friend. But my friend was suffering, and death was the doorway he could walk. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality chase your dreams compassion death fear of dying friendship Grieving Hospice nursing home volunteering

2017 26

GROW – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Have you ever wondered how plants work and how they get their food? Or why we eat the fruit of one plant and the leaf of another? Grow your own pizzas!

2017 11

When Is a Black Bear Actually a Blue Bear?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The American black bear (Ursus americanus) is a poorly named critter, because it’s not always black. Related Articles. By Ted Williams. By Lisa Eller.

2017 17

Graphic of the Day: How to torture a colorblind researcher

Environmental Economics

I pulled up preliminary data from a survey I currently have in the field.  Here is one of the summary charts: I'm colorblind.and confused

2017 2

Veganism The Movie

Eccorazzi

First things first – my sincere apologies if you were expecting the announcement of a meaningful abolitionist documentary. My bad. News Sticky

10,000 Birds - Untitled Article

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.

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