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Killingholme Haven Pits

10,000 Birds

This is dedicated to “Daddy” who sadly slipped away from us in the evening of November 27th. Common Redshank. WL-YW. 11.08.98. 10.02.99.

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Why I became Mexican (instead of Lebanese) Overnight.

Elephant Journal

I tweezed my eyebrows, spray tanned my skin, and got really good at makeup. Like every deliberate lie I’d ever told in my life though, I knew my identity had to. Enlightened Society discrimination ethnicity fear ignorance individualism mindfulness

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Holiday Tips: Don’t Spread Forest Pests With Your Christmas Tree

Nature Conservancy - Science

Selecting a Christmas tree and decorating with greenery are popular holiday traditions. My wife and I scanned the hillside for our quarry. Go Local.

Join the urban farming movement

Green Prophet

Part of the produce grown in these community farming projects is given to local food banks for distribution to needy people. Another M.E.

Southern Black Bustards

10,000 Birds

I love bustards. They are attractive regal looking birds that scream African savannah to me, even if the first I ever saw was in Australia.

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An American Avocet in Rookery Bay

10,000 Birds

Perhaps it’s not a surprise, but I think birders are delightful people. Rookery Bay, FL. An American Avocet looks for food. Trips Birding natur

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My Imperfect Feng Shui Home—Learn to Honour your Space.

Elephant Journal

“You’re home must have perfect feng shui!” a woman attending my latest workshop said. Oh yes, if that were only true. Arts Family Health & Wellness balance chi clear your space clutter energy family life feng shui feng shui bagua map home organise life

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Energy-generating roads to be built on four continents in 2017

Green Prophet

Colas’ Wattway technology differs from other PV solutions in that it does not require need the existing road infrastructure to be re-engineered.

The Power of a Healthy Watershed for Energy Security in Gabon

Nature Conservancy - Science

Notes from the field: Mb é river watershed, Estuaire province, Gabon. And nature deserves a prominent seat at the table. Here’s why. Related Articles.

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Birds know habitat. It has been a long time between field guides for most of these countries. The font used to label the birds is bolder and larger.

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No Matter How you Love him, you Can’t Teach him to Love Himself.

Elephant Journal

Not only is he not living up to his highest self he is in fear of it.

Cashback On “Premature Slaughter”

Eccorazzi

But don’t despair. It’s easy, there’s a website and everything. You don’t even need your receipts! What a relief. How silly of me to think otherwise.

Give Kids the Gift of Birding

Nature Conservancy - Science

The annual Christmas Bird Count is one of birding’s most cherished traditions. This year, consider introducing the count to a child. Related Articles.

Just the Tip

10,000 Birds

I spent the early hours of Sunday morning taking the long trudge out to the tip of Breezy Point, the southwesternmost part of Queens. Snow Buntings.

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Losing it? It’s time to take a “Big Mind” View.

Elephant Journal

It is possible to create our own reality no matter what the external circumstances even a Trump presidency. Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today big mind buddhism compassion irini rockwell samsara trump Trungpa

A social cost of carbon witch hunt in the Department of Energy

Environmental Economics

Trump and his team have vowed to dismantle specific aspects of Obama’s climate policies. Chilling.  

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Scott Pruitt's EPA: a dream for oil and gas firms is nightmare for environment

Green (Living) Review

Pruitt, 48, grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, and found his niche in constitutional and employment law. Read more here

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of December 2016?

10,000 Birds

So you still have time to add species you missed at the beginning of the year to your 2016 list. How about you? Share your plans in the comments below.

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Comforting Meals for a Meat-Free Monday. {Recipes}

Elephant Journal

Daily Demand and Supply: Immigration Policy and Food Prices (A non-political post with a policy conclusion)

Environmental Economics

Potential Econ 101 Exam Question:   Suppose the supply of lower-wage workers suddenly decreases.

7 Winter Projects You’ll Thank Yourself For This Spring

Green (Living) Review

Use your winter downtime to do things around the farm that were neglected during the growing season to make spring planting a breeze. Read more here

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That Time of the Year Again

10,000 Birds

How many species have I observed this year? The malicious eBird answers: only 186! Yes, I know, I’ll reach 190, but 200? No way. What have I missed?

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Do this to Effectively Engage in the Conversation.

Elephant Journal

Social media has so much potential to be a powerful platform for change if people would actually stop and listen versus simply absorbing the surface level information that flitters into their feeds. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Z Arts & Culture Today Only. awareness change discussion mindfulness politics social media

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6 Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Living Green & Saving Energy

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Create an Edible Landscape

Green (Living) Review

So much good, productive agricultural land is wasted these days on the cultivation of lawns and shrubs. Read more here

The Long-billed Curlew

10,000 Birds

In my continuing coverage of the return migrants to the lower Baja, todays story is of the Long-billed Curlew.

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Five ways to teach Children Mindfulness. 

Elephant Journal

This was a conversation I had with my three-year-old daughter that organically blossomed after we began a regular mindfulness practice together. Family Health & Wellness Meditation family For Children generation meditation mindful parenting mindfulness tips

And the impact of fifty years of nonmarket valuation magically disappears

Environmental Economics

Poof: A conservative group is pushing the next Congress to take several steps to undo President Obama’s climate work.    The Competitive Enterprise Institute. on   The U.S., Increasing the affordability of both U.S. and global energy is an important economic and humanitarian objective,” CEI officials wrote in their report.

Climate change will stir 'unimaginable' refugee crisis, says military

Green (Living) Review

They are now warning that immediate action is required. Read more here

Peru is Calling – Win a Birdwatching Adventure!

10,000 Birds

This rustic boutique hotel is located in the heart of the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary. Until then, go ahead and enter to win the sweepstakes.

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Standing Rock for Dummies: How we got Here.

Elephant Journal

There is a lot of talk about Standing Rock and the DAPL, so here's the scoop.

A note of caution to anyone thinking about writing a textbook

Environmental Economics

Andrew Gelman: Dear Major Academic Publisher, You just sent me, unsolicited, an introductory statistics textbook that is 800 pages and weighs about 5 pounds. It’s the 3rd edition of a book by someone I’ve never heard of. That’s fine—a newcomer can write a good book. The real problem is that the book is crap. How retro is that? could go on and on.

EU Energy Targets Will 'Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions'

Green (Living) Review

And guess why? Because certain industries are not going to let go of their profits. Read more here

Best Bird of the Weekend (First of December 2016)

10,000 Birds

Many of us have finally and perhaps painfully figured out that online communication mostly occurs in an echo chamber. How about you? 

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