2016

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The Smell of Napalm in the Morning

10,000 Birds

Photo: This area holds 3 to 4 breeding pairs of White-tailed Eagles , which represents the biggest density per square mile anywhere in the country.

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The human/climate change connection: two approaches, same story

Environmental Economics

What is the connection between humans and temperature changes over time?  Click to enlarge

We partner with Flypside, a revolutionary new mobile app for people in motion

Green Traveler Guides

We’ve become the award-winning green travel website and e-guide publisher you trust. All Green Travel News flyp Flypside GTG partnership

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Migration in Motion: Visualizing Species Movements Due to Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

As climate change alters 
habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will
 animals move to survive?
 Now you can see those migrations in motion.

An Environmentalist Goes to Alabama to Talk About Climate Change—Find Out What Happens Next

Conservancy Talk

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

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Syngenta Merger Must Be Blocked

Green Prophet

Remember the classic board game Monopoly? It’s being played by multi-national agri-businesses in attempt to control the world food supply chain.

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2016—Year of the Cat?

The Alien Next Door

“ Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes.”—Walt Perhaps because it is itself a paradox. Vienna).

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Study finds vegan blood is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells

Eccorazzi

A new study is proving yet another health benefit of eating vegan. In a series of experiments , test subjects were assigned the opposing diets.

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My Top 12 Wildlife Watching Moments

10,000 Birds

Today is the United Nations World Wildlife Day, a time to celebrate and raise awareness of the living world around us. remember, several times while motionlessly surveying birds, I found myself being investigated by Striped Field Mice , who would dare to come to sniff me. My first ever Balkan Egyptian Vultures! 10000birds.com/the-300-survivors.htm.

The BP/Deepwater Horizon federal CVM study estimated damages of $17 billion

Environmental Economics

Go to the Deepwater Horizon Response & Restoration website and click on: 5. Preassessment/Assessment. Other lines of investigation. Other materials. Obvious, right? You'll see a bunch of memos from the "Total Value Team" that can be pieced together to form a coherent report. Here is the bottom line

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12 tips for sustainable travel in 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. more exotic.

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Self Medication, Wildlife Style: How Birds and Other Creatures Use Medicinal Plants

Nature Conservancy - Science

“Not all pharmacists are human.” So begins a 1993 review article on the use of medicinal plants by animals. It now even includes caterpillars.

How California Uses Forests—and Economic Forces—to Fight 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. California Gov.

We've Barely Begun to Tap the Sun's Mighty Power

Mother Jones

It seems like every few weeks there's some new measurement of how successful solar power is in the United States. Coal, which is still the nation's No.

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High-Tech Trash Cans to Improve Sustainability

Living Green & Saving Energy

Trashcans are pretty straightforward: they stand there and collect trash. You remove the bag when it’s full, replace it, and it fills up with garbage again. It’s not exactly the domain of innovation and technology… or is it? Believe it or not, the trashcan is quickly becoming a site of technological advancement. In the years […].

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7 Leadership Qualities that Men can Learn from Women.

Elephant Journal

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World’s largest solar power plant goes live in Morocco

Green Prophet

It’s the largest CSP plant to come online in the Middle East and North Africa region, and the African continent. Images from Answers Africa.

Interview with Simon Rose

The Alien Next Door

recently had a chance to invite Simon aboard my intelligent ship, Benny, orbiting the Earth. Where can people buy Future Imperfect? Well done, Simon!

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Bronx Zoo’s Lonely Elephant Lands ‘Hall of Shame’ Dishonor

Eccorazzi

The Bronx Zoo was inducted into an animal rights organization’s “Hall of Shame” for its despicable treatment of an elephant named Happy. The title, according to the California-based In Defense of Read More The post Bronx Zoo’s Lonely Elephant Lands ‘Hall of Shame’ Dishonor appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Things I Learned While Birding at Laguna del Lagarto, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Last weekend, I guided a trip to Laguna del Lagarto for the Birding Club of Costa Rica. Since all sorts of rare species are possible at this remote lowland rainforest site, I was looking forward to this trip for a while. In fact, a friend of mine saw a Harpy Eagle at Laguna in 1998. One of the only feeders that sees Brown-hooded Parrots.

Economic transition is a difficult, but necessary conversation--especially for those affected

Environmental Economics

As countries develop, economically and socially, the means of producing economic well-being shift.    These shifts are often uncomfortable for those working tin the affected industries.    In the U.S.   This was a difficult transition for on-farm workers but the overall level of well-being in the U.S. increased. 

5 great apps for green travel

Green Traveler Guides

| Green at Your Fingertips | There’s an app for everything these days, so why not for traveling greener?

How Do Birds Stay Warm on a Cold Winter’s Night?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Winter is a challenging time for backyard birds such as cardinals, woodpeckers, nuthatches, chickadees, titmice and wrens. Related Articles. Left tree.

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5 Ways We Can Turn Paris Climate Commitments into Action

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek. in 2015.

A Special Gift For A Great Cycling Charity

Icebike

Disease, war, poverty and genocide have riddled Africa for decades. One thing that is still lacking is opportunity. Bike Aid changed that.

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Here's How to Trick Your Brain Into Eating Better

Mother Jones

We're excited to present another episode of Bite, our new food politics podcast. Trying to shed a few pounds? Ways to Eat Better Without Really Trying.

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Dear Selfless Women, This is Why we Attract Men who Need Fixing.

Elephant Journal

I used to be a fixer. stayed in bad relationships, attracting the same type of men—men who needed to be fixed.

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Remote Saudi beach gets a makeover: would you book a beach holiday there?

Green Prophet

This year’s World Environment Day (WED) put a high beam on illegal trade of wildlife. They raked smaller debris from the powdery sands. About 1.5

How the Construction Industry Is Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

In the United States, 39% of total carbon emissions are due to buildings. In other words, over a third of carbon emissions in the U.S. stem from the construction, operation, and demolition of buildings – everything from homes to high-rise office towers. What if those emissions could be reduced just by using the right materials […].

Leave bees alone, and get your hands on this vegan honey

Eccorazzi

If we can all agree to start using Bee Free Honee instead of enslaving bees, we’ll surely have a sweeter world. beefreehonee has rocked my world.

How Many Birders Are There, Really?

10,000 Birds

Jason A. Crotty is a birder and lawyer living in Portland, Oregon. Jason’s first contribution to 10,000 Birds tackled the importance of the National Wildlife Refuge System. How many birders are there in America? As it turns out, there are very few estimates. Indeed, there appears to be just one. In 2013, the U.S. That’s a lot of birding.

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"Considering John Krutilla and the Environmental Turn in Natural Resource Economics"

Environmental Economics

Spencer Banzhaf: John Krutilla, a pioneer in environmental economics, helped to shape the field as an expert at Resources for the Future (RFF) in the mid-twentieth century. Perhaps his greatest legacy is shifting the discussion from one of economics versus the environment to consider a new economics of the environment. In

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New Moon … and Other Worlds

The Alien Next Door

But I was intrigued. According to Silverberg, the post-WWII 1950s saw “a spectacular outpouring of stories and novels.” And John W. Campbell Jr.

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7 Resources for Natural History Nerds

Nature Conservancy - Science

This post feels a little bit like a confession. Hi, my name is Cara and I’m a natural history nerd. USFWS Feather Atlas. stumbled onto the U.S.

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