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Saving the Drowning Cormorant, or the Kerkini Lake, Greece

10,000 Birds

For sure, this is an odd sight, can you even imagine an agile swimmer such as cormorant drowning in the water? But let’s start at the beginning. At 6.15 am, the Sun was just rising above the distant mountain.

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Chemicals from sunscreen products do seep into bloodstream

Green (Living) Review

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What is a “Nonessential Experimental” California Condor?

10,000 Birds

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently proposed reintroducing California Condors in the Pacific Northwest. Although sometimes thought of a bird of the Southwest, the condor’s historical range reaches as far north as British Columbia.

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REEP: "The Need for More (Not Less) External Review of Economic Analysis at the U.S. EPA"

Environmental Economics

via the advance articles alert email:  Kevin J Boyle & Matthew J Kotchen. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy. link]. Published: 13 June 2019 Abstract. Under President Donald Trump, the U.S.

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Banana leaves replace plastic packaging in Asian markets

Green Prophet

A Thai supermarket in Chiangmai has devised a brilliant alternative to plastic produce packaging, turning to natural banana leaves and raffia to bundle vegetables. Shoppers immediately responded, posting pictures of the aesthetically pleasing and sustainable wrappers on social media.

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Life, Death & Bird Cam Drama at the Great Salt Lake

Nature Conservancy - Science

Season two of the Utah kestrel cam returns, with more drama than ever. Tune in now to see chicks in the nest! Birds & Birding Birds National Parks Nest Cams Wildlife

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Six Months Birding in Costa Rica, 620 Species of Birds

10,000 Birds

Growing up in Niagara Falls, New York, June was a celebration of summer. It was finally, actually, truly warm outside and it was therefore a time of baseball, the fresh scent of cut grass and, best of all, no more school!

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Quote of the Day: Word Salad

Environmental Economics

“I did say, ‘Well, the United States right now has among the cleanest climates there are based on all statistics.’ And it’s even getting better because I agree with that we want the best water, the cleanest water. It’s crystal clean, has to be crystal clean clear.”.

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UN applies agricultural tech innovation to improve drought resilience for farmers

Green Prophet

Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovations, be it simple solutions or satellite-based technologies, will help prevent a drought from turning into famine and forced displacement and to reverse desertification, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

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Seven US Species Invading Other Countries

Nature Conservancy - Science

Your backyard bullfrogs, squirrels, turtles and fish are all invasive species elsewhere in the world. Wildlife Birds Invasive Species

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Birding Morelia

10,000 Birds

If you are like me, you can get a fair amount of birding done while traveling with your non-birder spouse… as long as you make sure you visit places with lots of other interesting activities, to keep that spouse happy.

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Dumping garden waste in woods

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many people believe that dumping their garden waste in woods, parks and the countryside is a good idea as it goes back into soil but far from it. This practice actually spreads diseases as well as invasive species.

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Daily demand and supply

Environmental Economics

Summer gasoline market analysis from AAA: The national average dropped six cents on the week, following a consistent downward trend since Memorial Day. The decline is unusual for this time of year. Pump prices usually trickle higher during the summer months due to increased demand.

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Drone fishing, who needs a boat? VIDEO

Green Prophet

. Drones can clean plastic from the sea. Turns out they can do so much more: When you want to catch the Big One and don’t have a boat, what do you do? Use your drone. We ran into this man Avram “casting” his line out 400 yards (350 meters) at the Sea Port of Jaffa, in Tel Aviv. .

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Monoculture Farming

Greentumble

Farming is one of our oldest. occupations. The success rate of being able to cultivate nutritious food has always affected our quality of life.

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Listening to Falcons: The Peregrines of Tom Cade

10,000 Birds

Author Sherrida Woodley thinks deeply about dearly departed birds. such as California Condors and Passenger Pigeons. She also has an abiding interest in important figures in natural history. She’s already written about Rachel Carson: Secret Birder.

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Off the boil: Mayor’s cashback scheme fails

Green (Living) Review

The Mayor has pulled the plug on a £10 million boiler cashback scheme as only two projects ever got off the ground – Caroline Russell AM discovered the money has been ‘diverted’ to business projects instead.

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I've finally hit the Journal of Hydrology!

Environmental Economics

Here is the propaganda from App State: "Respondents willing to pay for stormwater management and reduce negative effects from runoff" !

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Lebanese monkey escapes across border, drives Israelis bananas!

Green Prophet

A frisky little monkey has been spotted in northern Israel after apparently crossing the heavily militarized Lebanese /Israeli border. According to a local Lebanese news report, the monkey had escaped from the farm of French nun in the Qouzah village in Bint Jbeil.

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50 Fish, 50 States: A Conservation Journey

Nature Conservancy - Science

A quest to catch 50 fish in 50 U.S. states – and to use each adventure to tell a conservation story. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Fish Traveling Naturalist

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The Joy of One-eyed Birding

10,000 Birds

I confess, this post has a trick title. I actually have two eyes that both function perfectly well, when corrected for near-sightedness. But there is an old quote I always carry with me when I bird: “In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king” (Desiderius Erasmus).

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The Burning Problem

Greentumble

Imagine if our atmosphere was nearly. 100% methane and we woke up every morning to the smell of greenhouse gasses. This could happen because of food waste–food that is discarded or lost uneaten.

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New Edition of David Anderson's Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Management

Environmental Economics

Here is the description: The tools of environmental economics guide policymakers as they weigh development against nature, present against future, and certain benefits against uncertain consequences.

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Iraq’s breadbasket gets a $15 million EU grant in agriculture

Green Prophet

Iraqis as refugees, Iraqis as victims of ISIS, Iraqis as victims of climate change. Some help on the way to get a leg up on the problem in agriculture. Farming families in northern Iraq’s Nineveh Governorate (the setting of the Jonah and the Whale biblical story!)

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Mapping Conservation & History on the Kokoda Track

Nature Conservancy - Science

In many places, the Kokoda Track is little more than a narrow footpath, the earth beneath packed hard from centuries of footsteps. It started as a simple bush trail, one of thousands criss-crossing Papua New Guinea’s formidable mountains, connecting communities […].

Towards a regenerative economy

The Green Changemakers

By Daniel Christian Wahl This map of the choices we have to make in bringing forth economies and a world together emerged in a conversation during the Masters in Holistic Science at Schumacher College in 2001?—?a a day after September 11th.

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Graphic of the Day: If it quacks like a tax.

Environmental Economics

Econ 101: Tariffs ARE taxes.    That's all

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11 million jobs filled in renewables and solar is on top!

Green Prophet

The workforce in renewable energy is growing at a fast clip. Get the latest report from the international agency, IRENA based in Abu Dhabi. Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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Cool Green Summer Book Picks 2019

Nature Conservancy - Science

Four new nature books for your summer reading list. Latest Science

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Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

A feather is a magical thing. There is a wonder to its construction and color, a mystery that goes beyond what we know anatomically about how feathers function.

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Sustainable Diet and Sustainable Finance E-courses

The Green Changemakers

You have two homes: Earth and your body. Your daily food choices affect both of them! Learn how to lead a climate-friendly and sustainable lifestyle. Watch the video preview below and enroll today [link] Investments we make today will affect our world tomorrow!

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How to Save Money and Be Environmentally Friendly Using Green Energy

Eco Chic

Let’s be honest. We’re all looking for ways to save a few bucks. But you might not heard of the latest trick. Did you know you can now save your hard-earned dollars by investing in green energy? Many people don’t realize this, but it’s true.

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The future of green building in the Middle East looks backward

Green Prophet

Masdar – the ecotopia that never was. When Masdar, the space-age city in Abu Dhabi was in its planning stages, architects from Europe, building suppliers, advisors and energy creators were agog.

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What Happened to the Schomburgk’s Deer?

Nature Conservancy - Science

When I visit natural history museums, my first stop is often to check out any extinct animal specimens. As I stare at the faded skins and glass eyes, I try to imagine what the creature looked like in real life. […].

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Who cares for your ducks in the winter?

10,000 Birds

I confess: I am a lister. I like seeing as many species as possible on my life list, year list, state list, patch list, any kind of list. So when each year begins, the first place I think of visiting is Lago de Cuitzeo (Cuitzeo Lake).

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Facilitation Guide

The Green Changemakers

5 Great Toolkits of Facilitation Techniques by Bianka Nemeth Facilitation is going to be a key component of work in the future as employers and society will be faced with bigger and more complex problems and ideas.

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Pasir Ris Park-Singapore

10,000 Birds

Our first destination for observing birds in Singapore during our three week visit in March was Pasir Ris Park. We chose this location due to it being a large area that offered parks and views across the sea towards the island of Pulau Ubin.