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New Agro Food Park for Denmark to change the core of a broken system

Green Prophet

We all need better food in our lives. Now Denmark is putting its stake in the ground and ploughing ahead with new ideas. Cities agritech urban food

How to (Naturally) Keep our Brains Healthy as we Age.

Elephant Journal

Natural prevention of cognitive decline and diseases like dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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Get Up Close and Personal With a Grizzly: Trapping Bears for Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

Claws and jaws. I’m concerned about both. only see one. Claws. Not friendly, little kitty-cat claws. Honestly, it stinks. Related Articles. Hausheer.

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Magpie Goose eaten by a crocodile!

10,000 Birds

The water level varies greatly on each visit and the birdlife varies accordingly. Before I could even get my camera ready it was gone. How wrong I was!

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Meet the Mad Men for urban and small-scale farmers

Green Prophet

Have a special farm, growing hyper-nutritious food? Urban farming. High-tech farming. Modern farming, or maybe it’s traditional farming?

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Jordan gets its first craft brewery, causing ire among Muslim clerics

Green Prophet

If you’ve ever visited a Middle Eastern country, one noticeable difference to Europe is restriction on alcohol. Cities craft beer urbanism

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Education has a mass production mentality

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Today's educational system has a 150-year-old, assembly line, mass production mentality. But the aim is still the same.

“Obviously, I should have gotten some Rest Sooner:” How we can all avoid Hitting the Wall.

Elephant Journal

On that wheezy night when my toughness gave way to desperation, I noticed a recurring thought: how bad do I have to feel to take a day off?

Nature is Tough

10,000 Birds

On Saturday morning I was out on the East Pond of Jamaica Bay with Carlos and Anthony enjoying a mid-September search for shorebirds.

Internet of Things – From Smart Fridge to Smart City

Green Prophet

But what is it? The internet of things connects ordinary objects to the internet. The reality of IoT is only slightly less imaginative.

The importance of trees

Green (Living) Review

The benefit of trees for farms and everywhere by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When is the best time to plant a tree? Twenty years ago. Today.

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15 Cool Things Yoga has Taught Me. (Hint: None of them are Handstand.)

Elephant Journal

Yoga provides many physical benefits, such as improved balance, strength and flexibility. However, there are also so many wonderful lessons to learn through yoga. Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today 15 Things None are Handstand yoga learning Yoga Taught Me yoga wisdom

Displaying Great Bustard

10,000 Birds

Turns out it wasn’t garbage after all, it was my quarry of the day. And And this happened even though I perfectly knew what to expect.

World deforestation: we’re losing a forest the size of NYC every 2 days!

Green Prophet

This is an issue of global concern. Via eCO2 Greetings. Energy

End of Season Tips for Storing Fresh Herbs

The Green Samaritan

Now with the. See the full post and more at Green Living

How we can Rewrite our Stories after Loving a Narcissist.

Elephant Journal

The unique thing about our connection is that, until recently, we didn’t know we shared the same man at the same time.

Feather Brained: My Bumbling Quest to Become a Birder & Find a Rare Bird on My Own

10,000 Birds

In writing, humor is perhaps the area where it’s hardest to disputandum the gustibus. For one thing, he doesn’t seem to much like birders.

Invasive Asian hornet identified in in Britain for first time

Green (Living) Review

The Asian hornet is smaller than our native hornet and poses no greater risk to human health than a bee. However, they do pose a risk to honey bees.

A Comment on “An Adding Up Test on Contingent Valuations of River and Lake Quality”

Environmental Economics

John C. Whitehead Department of Economics Appalachian State University Boone, North Carolina. September 20, 2016. Abstract. JEL: Q51. level. Figure 1.

What we can Learn when we Welcome our Ghosts.

Elephant Journal

They sit with us in the shade of the park as we watch our children play.

Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of September 2016?

10,000 Birds

Keep your eyes to the skies for raptors in migration. Fall has, at last, fallen, pretty hard in my part of the world. How about you?

The greatest threat to our Planet is apathy

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The greatest threat to our Planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Robert Swan It's not really about saving the Planet, it is about saving ourselves for without a healthy Planet we are dead long before the Planet is. The Planet can do very well without us but we cannot do without the Planet.

The Wealth of Nations and the Price of Baseball Tickets

Environmental Economics

 That's $6.63 in today's dollars.  

The Most Important Question that Shapes our Yoga Practice.

Elephant Journal

Sherry Turner Teas: Brown Thrasher vs. Black Widow

10,000 Birds

This particular thrasher came to me in July as an injured nestling, and it made me happy to see her enjoying her second day of freedom.

Vegans should never promote degrees of morality


I believe that all animal use is wrong. But when it comes to moral distinctions, there should be no ifs, ands, or buts included in the conversation.

Comment on Desvousges, Mathews and Train (2015) continued: cost

Environmental Economics

Desvousges, Mathews and Train (2015)  [DMT] find that their contingent valuation method (CVM) survey does not pass the adding up test. In a previous post (Whitehead, Sept. 20, 2016) I examined the data used by Desvousges, Mathews and Train (2015) and find that "it is. 2013) in the context of their empirical study. Haab et al. 2009).

It’s Monday & I Feel Like Sh*t.

Elephant Journal

Happiness is a fleeting feeling, which makes us feel elated for minutes, hours or even days but it won’t. Health & Wellness body connected eating well exercise mental health physical sleeping well-being

Oh Sweet Canada! Canucks Vote on Best Bird

10,000 Birds

The contest: Canada’s national bird. Click here to hear all of their arguments (the visuals are not that exciting). Sign me #TeamGrayJay).

The newest vegan mac n’ cheese is making people lose their minds


Social media isn’t just good for stalking your exes and leaving celebrities eggplant-emojis, it’s home to #ads for all sorts of products. News Sticky

Comment on Desvousges, Mathews and Train (2015) continued: cognitive burden

Environmental Economics

Desvousges, Mathews and Train (2015)  [DMT] find that their contingent valuation method (CVM) survey does not pass the adding up test. In a previous post (Whitehead, Sept. 20, 2016) I examined the data used by Desvousges, Mathews and Train (2015) and find that "it is. 2013) in the context of their empirical study. Haab et al. 1997).

We are what we Sing: How I Learned to Let my Voice Guide Me.

Elephant Journal

I realized that day that there was a great deal of power locked within. Arts Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) chocolate family find your voice healing insecurity learning to trust yourself speak your truth vulnerability

It’s a warbler kind of day.

10,000 Birds

That’s how I will have to describe last Saturday. just had different expectations. The bulk of the group were all Orange-crowned Warblers.

Yale startup fakes premium pork


Jennifer Milikowsky launched a startup at Yale following a fellowship with the schools idea incubator. The feed in question is acorns. Or bird-safe.