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Record-breaking eagles’ nests, coastal Georgia, and a wicked sunburn

10,000 Birds

It was a cloudy day as I made my way to Tybee Island on the Georgia coast. As a fledgling birder from far inland, I was drawn to the tidal creeks, hammocks, salt marshes, and maritime forests.

How to keep cool in the summer heat without cranking up the AC

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many, when the temperatures soar in countries in the “West”, with the USA in the lead, rather crank up the air conditioning which is no good for them, their wallet, nor the Planet.

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TFW your paper appears in volume 9 issue 2 right after your colleague's & co-author's & MS student's paper

Environmental Economics

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7 great Philippines eco-travel destinations

Green Traveler Guides

| Go Green or Don’t Go | With today’s ease of travel comes staggering environmental problems, particularly in the Earth’s underdeveloped but most beautiful destinations. Case in point: The Philippines.

Home Yoga Practice: what counts if you are a Yoga Teacher?

Elephant Journal

This fixed idea of what it means to practice yoga daily means that people who need to practice daily teachers are confronted with feelings of guilt, inadequacy, or failure, because the nature of their lives means it is impossible to meet this demand.

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Open Letter to Secretary Zinke on the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Conservancy Talk

Dear Secretary Zinke, In a meeting you hosted for conservation leaders a few weeks ago, you told us that this would be the year you “pivot to conservation.” It was encouraging to hear you make that commitment. Such a commitment, of course, will require actions—and funding.

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How to Harness Mindfulness for our Best Full Moon Yet.

Elephant Journal

As in meditation and yoga, at the time of full moon, we seek to find equanimity. Let's try something mindful this next full moon, knowing that we don't always have to react in the ways we may have become habitually conditioned to.

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Rwanda Dreaming

10,000 Birds

The beginning of the northern summer is a good time (as any) to dream of some of the most biodiverse places on Earth. No, I am not talking of Brazil or Columbia, they are not just in the tropics but more importantly, they are officially huge.

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Could Prairie Chickens Come Booming Back?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Prairie chickens were once so abundant in the Great Plains that they were hunted for the market and shipped by the trainload to New York City. Could prairie restoration bring them booming back? Birds & Birding From the Field Birding Birds Bison Fire Grasslands Native Plants Traveling Naturalist

Vote for economists!

Environmental Economics

Just made a donation to People for Sharon [link]. John C. Whitehead (@johnwhitehead81) June 23, 2018

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Convenient and Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Coffee Pods

Greentumble

It’s safe to say that many of us start our. day with a coffee — and maybe another coffee mid-morning, or one to get through a sluggish afternoon. It’s so convenient to drink coffee when coffee makers brew one cup a time. You can have your delicious French vanilla while your roommate opts for mocha.

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The Latest American Tragedy.

Elephant Journal

In the blazing heat of summer in the desert, 2,300 children are still in cages along the United States-Mexican border.

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Come@me:Cameras with AA batteries are the best

10,000 Birds

A long time ago, before many of you may have been birding, I got my very first camera. I had been thrilled to be allowed to take a photo for the very first time with my parents’ camera a few years earlier and now I had my very own camera.

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Intense Human Pressure Threatens One-third of Protected Areas

Nature Conservancy - Science

Protected areas are the most common tool used by conservationists to protect biodiversity. But what if they don’t actually work? Ideas Biodiversity Development Protected Areas Research

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There is no longer an Environmental Economics Advisory Committee at the EPA

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Dear colleagues, I want to inform you of recent decisions regarding standing committees under the auspices of the Science Advisory Board (SAB).      On the recommendation of the SAB Staff Office, the SAB, unanimously agreed, at our 5/31/18 administrative meeting, to retire three of our current seven standing committees.

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22 Mysterious hoarseness Cases in U.S.

Conservation Hawaii

Try to check thoroughly all kinds of possible interactions, including with those of Lopid (gemfibrozil) with { Object [ 1 ] } and Gemfibrozil with Gemfibrozil.

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“Children in cages. Dear God, what have we become?”

Elephant Journal

A friend posted on Facebook: “Children in cages. Dear God, what have we become?”

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Welcome to Come@Me Week

10,000 Birds

Controversy and conflict are nothing new to the internet. Controversy and conflict are also nothing new to birders. Both the online world and the birding world are full of disputes, arguments, disagreements, squabbles, and quarrels.

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Deciding the Fate of Myanmar’s Forests

Nature Conservancy - Science

After decades of overharvesting, Myanmar’s forests teak are at a crisis point. But with recent political change comes great opportunity. From the Field Acoustics Asia Pacific Biodiversity Forests Myanmar forests expedition Research Science Impact Project

"New Group, With Conservative Credentials, Plans Push for a Carbon Tax"

Environmental Economics

Let the demogoguery begin:  Proponents of a market-oriented plan to fight climate change by taxing greenhouse gas emissions and giving the revenue to American taxpayers are starting a campaign to run advertisements as early as this fall and introduce legislation in Congress as early as next year. The plan’s supporters have formed a group called  Americans for Carbon Dividends  that will lobby for the proposal.

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Pros and Cons of Fossil Fuels

Greentumble

The Industrial Revolution allowed the world. to modernize into what it is today. One of the driving factors in the industrial revolution was the introduction of coal energy. Coal provided a more efficient and dense energy source than burning wood.

This is What we Do. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

The public response to the photographs of this scared little girl from Honduras has been overwhelming. So I thought I would share the images that led to the key moment that touched many of you, as it did me.

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Suggestions for Birthday Birding in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Of all those special days of the year, the birthday is the one that should really stand out the most. As opposed to collective holidays that celebrate something important for everyone, a birthday is that one day of the year that anyone, absolutely anyone, can claim as his or her own.

In Pictures: A Journey Through Myanmar’s Great Teak Forests

Nature Conservancy - Science

A week spent living and working in an active logging camp deep in some of Myanmar’s best remaining teak forests where people are working to save their most valuable natural resource, before it’s too late. From the Field Forests Myanmar forests expedition Photography Sustainability

"Why a minor change to how EPA makes rules could radically reduce environmental protection"

Environmental Economics

Joe Aldy: Since the  Reagan administration , federal agencies have been required to produce cost-benefit analyses of their major regulations. These assessments are designed to ensure that regulators are pursuing actions that make society better off. In my experience working on the White House economic team in the Clinton and Obama administrations, I found cost-benefit analysis provides a solid foundation for understanding the impacts of regulatory proposals.

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Biomimetic Material Innovations

Greentumble

One direction towards responsive architecture and. design gravitates towards is the creation of new and exciting materials that would help create a more sustainable urban fabric.

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The worst word in the world.

Elephant Journal

Elephant is big enough that many of our fans, or readers, or friends—many of you, perhaps you yourself—are conservative. I like that. I respect conservatives. I'm a moderate liberal—"moderate" being just as important as "liberal."

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Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of June 2018?

10,000 Birds

Remember how much fun migration was? Say goodbye to that kind of excitement now that summer (or winter for the antipodeans) has set in. This new season presents its own staid charms, so don’t sleep on it. You’ll still find plenty of birding to enjoy if you take the time.

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A Q&A with Eddie Game: How Acoustics Are Changing Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservancy scientist Eddie Game explains how acoustics could revolutionize conservation data collection. Ideas Acoustics Research

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Hope for a World in Crisis

Environmental News Network

An Introduction to A New Reality by Jonas and Jonathan Salk. The shape of the world population growth curve provides a perspective for understanding our current social, political, and economic turmoil.

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The Hardest to Recycle Items and What to Do with Them

Greentumble

You’ve made a commitment to live as green as. possible and be kind to the environment. Sometimes this is a quick matter of throwing aluminum cans into the recycling bin, but what about those items that are hard to recycle and you have no idea what to do with them?

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This is how we Turn the Tide against Global Fascism.

Elephant Journal

The increasing ease of exposure to life on the other side fueled immigration. While fears of an impending wave of migrants with little left to lose, spurred wealthy westerners to lift the drawbridges. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Democracy extremism fascism global generation globalization.

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Week 19: Out of Africa!

10,000 Birds

And so we are out of Africa, or South Africa at least. It seems like every time I have to leave a new country, and each of these has been a first time for me, I keep telling myself that I have to come back soon.

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How Can We Protect Endemic Species in the Face of Urban Growth?

Nature Conservancy - Science

There will be almost 2 billion additional urban dwellers by 2030. In the face of this massive urban growth, how can we protect plants and animals that are endemic to different regions around the world? Ideas Urban Conservation

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