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Western Serbia, or Griffons in the raspberries

10,000 Birds

Morning at the slopes of Mt. Povlen, a quick stop filled with a song that sounds familiar, but I haven’t heard it since last year. Checking it on my phone – yes, it is an Ortolan Bunting ! Our destination lies further west, along the Drina River, which marks the border between Serbia and Bosnia.

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"Economics seniors present at Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium"

Environmental Economics

From last Fall semester : Appalachian State University seniors Alaina Doyle and Anthony Santelle traveled to Campbell University November 4 to present their research at the  State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium  (SNCURCS). 

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All you need is one

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) “A man with one watch knows what time it is. The man with two is not quite sure.” Unknown So many homes are clogged with duplicate items, which are supposed to make things easier, but end up contributing to clutter and cost.

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How are the economy (and environment) doing--without reference to politics?

Environmental Economics

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France’s ban of faux-meat branding won’t stop veganism

Eccorazzi

France has banned the use of terms traditionally associated with meat in describing vegetarian or vegan products, no matter how clear the branding or description. So long, seitan steaks…hello, barbecued seitan slabs.

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Stop Being Plastic

Greentumble

World Earth Day was on 22 April. This year the world aims to “End Plastic Pollution” and also create a global support to stop the use of single-use plastic. Plastic is now deeply integrated into our lives. Sadly, most of the plastic ends in the world’s oceans.

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3 Ways to Clean the Stains off our Souls.

Elephant Journal

We come into this world innocent and unblemished, joyful little sponges of wonder and potential, and as our lives go on we are forced to deal with the sheer magnitude and complexity of.

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Week 12: Wrapping up New Zealand, and Tiritiri

10,000 Birds

After nearly 8 weeks here in New Zealand, the sun is setting on our visit. This amazing group of islands, is without a doubt, enchanting and beautiful. The local New Zealand people, across the board have been the most hospitable, welcoming folks I have ever met.

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Camera Trap Chronicles: Enjoy a Gallery of Kenyan Wildlife

Nature Conservancy - Science

Enjoy great images of wildlife large and small captured on camera traps at two Kenya wildlife conservancies. Nature Tech Wildlife Camera Traps Mammals Photography Technology Try This

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Call for Papers | Marine Resource Economics | Special Issue on Attribute Non-Attendance

Environmental Economics

Call for Papers. Marine Resource Economics. Special Issue on Attribute Non-Attendance in Choice Experiments of Marine Ecosystem Goods and Services.   Special Issue Editors:  Daniel K. Lew and John C. Whitehead.   Stated preference discrete choice experiments (DCE) are increasingly being used by researchers seeking to understand consumer preferences and values in environmental economics, transportation, health, and marketing. 

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Why You Need Insect Houses for the Garden?

Greentumble

A garden buzzing with insects – for some. the equivalent of health and prosperity, for others a nightmare bringing many sleepless nights in fear of unwanted pest infestation. But the abundance of insects is not always a reason to worry.

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Saving the World Starts with Putting on your Boots. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

We may disagree about a lot of things, but it's encouraging to see more and more of us do agree that the hottest thing in. Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Featured Events Green

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April Birding Across Queens

10,000 Birds

In New York, by the third weekend in April one expects to be awash in wood-warblers, overwhelmed by orioles, and generally boggled by birds newly arrived from the neotropics.

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Concerned about endangered animals? Stop eating them

Eccorazzi

Several rare-breed species of animals are facing extinction after humans have spent the last few centuries eating them and some have proposed a solution: eat more of these animals. The Rare Breed Survival Trust (RBST) publishes an annual list of endangered British farm animals.

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Brexit and the commercial fishing industry

Environmental Economics

In case you ever wondered why people might vote against their economic self interest ( In Brexit, Economic Reality Competes With Nostalgia for Bygone Days ): There aren’t a lot of fishermen left in this town in North East England, once home to one of the largest fleet of trawlers in Britain. But nostalgia for the fishing industry permeates the place. So the result seemed inevitable when 70 percent of residents voted to leave the European Union.

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Six Ways Sound Data is Changing Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

The world is a noisy place — and scientists can use that sound to help protect wildlife and wild places. Acoustic recorders are like audible camera traps, capturing bird song, frog calls, insect stridulations, bat or marine mammal echolocation, and […]. Nature Tech Bioacoustics

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A Powerful Message from the Young Man who is Ridding the Ocean of Plastic.

Elephant Journal

A young Dutch man by the name of Boyan Slat was diving in Greece at 16 when he realized that there were more bags floating around in the ocean than.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of April 2018)

10,000 Birds

Don’t freak out, but even the most frost-rimed regions in the Northern Hemisphere have noticed subtle signs of spring. Such seasonal signifiers include but are not limited to incipient blossoms, modest budding, children in shorts, and possibly even some new birds.

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Malawi Plants 60 Million Trees This Year Alone

Greentumble

Malawi has planted over 60 million tree. seedlings this tree planting season, according to recent statistics released by Forestry department of the Ministry of Natural Resources.

Tell Me More - Task-based Communication Activities

The Green Changemakers

By Andrew Finch and Hyun Tae-duck Link: [link] Introduction for Teachers Development of oral abilities in a second language, like other skills (e.g. playing a musical instrument or swimming), needs regular exercise and reinforcement. Tell Me More!"

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9 Strange and Surprising Nature Facts

Nature Conservancy - Science

We’re celebrating Earth Week with nine stories that prove science fact is sometimes stranger than science fiction. Wildlife Top 10 Weird Nature

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Why we get Attached to our Lovers & how to Avoid It.

Elephant Journal

We are susceptible to different forms of attachment; however, I reckon that attachment to lovers is the most challenging, as it is comprised of various emotions, including sexual desire. Adding to that, lovers can easily trigger wounds from our childhood or from past traumas.

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Yanchep National Park-Perth

10,000 Birds

Yanchep National Park is a very popular destination if you are visiting Perth and have access to a vehicle.

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How to Go off the Grid and Start a Self-Sufficient Life

Greentumble

There’s a lot of pressure in today’s. society to start going green to help save the earth from the effects of global warming.

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Food and Climate Change - A Systems Perspective - Online Interactive Guide

The Green Changemakers

UNDERSTANDING FOOD AND CLIMATE CHANGE: A SYSTEMS PERSPECTIVE Link: [link] Exploring the links between food systems and our changing climate from a systems thinking perspective.

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Long-term Records Validate What We Know About Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Nature is validating what we know about climate change from long-term records of temperature. Climate Change Adaptation Agriculture Birds Climate Migrations Pollinators

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Words of Advice for aspiring Nomads.

Elephant Journal

One year in Spain, two in London, followed by a year in Sweden all taught me the same thing: Adventure Inspiring (Wow) Travel adapting comfort zone cultures failure home life-lessons living abroad moving overseas nomads wanderers

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The world is getting smaller

10,000 Birds

You may know by now that my beat as international birder is being pinched by re-allocation of routes from our DMARDS-dependent fleet to our cost-effective colleagues. Our range of destinations is reduced as required and this week I said a fond farewell to Buenos Aires , Argentina.

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Investing In Organizations That Protect the Environment Has Never Been Easier

Green Living Ideas

Consumers may learn about green companies, businesses dedicated to protecting the environment, but find a disconnect between simply knowing about their mission and their ability to participate in it. There’s the misconception that wealthy individuals and accredited investors must take up the mantle of infusing capital into eco-ventures because they have the money to do so. But this is changing!

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E.Z. Orchards: Hawk Haus Cider

10,000 Birds

It’s hard to believe that here in the northeastern United States, we’re only two or three weeks away from the peak of spring migration.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of April 2018?

10,000 Birds

So many parts of the United States are afflicted with unseasonable cold that spring feels more like a theory than an actual season. Case in point, someone wished me a “Happy 109th Day of January” today… in the middle of a small snow squall!

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Acorn Woodpeckers Drinking Sugar Water?

10,000 Birds

You probably know that I live where we have many, many woodpeckers. One of the most abundant woodpeckers in Oak Run , where I live, is the Acorn Woodpecker ( Melanerpes formicivorus ).

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“You can’t do Crunches in a Yoga Class. That’s not Real Yoga.”

Elephant Journal

According to the Bhagavad Gita there are four kinds of yoga: Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga 4 paths of yoga asana Bhagavad Gita core work crunches in yoga meditation real yoga what is yoga yoga purists yoga teachers

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Why we need to practice Disagreeing Agreeably in our Everyday Lives.

Elephant Journal

It is hard enough to have these kinds of discussions face-to-face, but a real challenge is: what might this look like if it happened online?

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