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DIY watering can

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Transform a milk jug into a watering can This project will have you saving your milk container to create a kid- friendly watering can. But, obviously, it can also used by an adult. Children love to water plants.

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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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Pick Me Up Instead!

The Green Samaritan

It’s beach time and if you are one to take long strolls along the water, it’s highly likely you will encounter all kinds of trash littering even the most pristine and priciest of. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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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.

"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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“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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"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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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.

Cats and chicks

10,000 Birds

‘Tis the season when young birds fledge and take to the wing, or more commonly plunge to the ground where they are easy prey for predators. There are no shocking photographs in this post, so please read on.

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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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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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I wonder how taxidermy compares?

Environmental Economics

From fIvethirtyeight.com : In 2016, cremation overtook entombment as the most common method of “body disposal” in the U.S. And death is environmentally costly: Millions of gallons of toxic fluids and tens of millions of feet of wood are put in the ground each year. One cremation emits as much carbon dioxide as a 1,000-mile car trip.  

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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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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of June 2018)

10,000 Birds

Another Father’s Day, another opportunity for millions of birding dads to invite, entice, or drag their progeny out into the field. Here’s a question for the fathers out there: did you even try to take your kids birding this weekend? If so, how did that go?

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New Research: Savanna Burning for Global Emissions Reductions

Nature Conservancy - Science

New research from The Nature Conservancy demonstrates that savanna fire management has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Climate Change Asia Pacific Climate Fire Human Well-Being Indigenous Peoples

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Relationships are a Fragile Thing.

Elephant Journal

Relationships are complicated because people are complicated, simple and plain. We have too much going on inside of our hearts and minds to navigate intimate relationships without stumbling upon the ghosts of our past.

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Another good year for Magpie Geese near Broome

10,000 Birds

Last year was the first year since we moved to Broome permanently at the end of 1999 that we encountered significant numbers of Magpie Geese to the area.

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Brewery Ommegang: Short Sleeve Saison

10,000 Birds

Brewery Ommegang of Cooperstown, New York has long been one of my favorite breweries.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of June 2018?

10,000 Birds

Calendar spring is nearly at an end, but nature summer started a while ago. Most birders, attuned as they are to the rhythms of the natural world, probably noticed when migration ended and bird breeding began in their areas. Don’t give up yet, though: you’ll still find a few surprises out there if you’re willing to look. I’m still recovering from last week’s veritable banquet of birding in Honduras, which I’ll be writing about soon.

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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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When it Comes to Suicide, Satya can Save Us.

Elephant Journal

Anxiety, depression, and postpartum depression made me question whether I belonged here anymore. My soul felt ready to go home not because I am selfish or because I wanted to leave my friends and family, but because I believed.

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How Autoimmune Disease made me a Better Yogi.

Elephant Journal

After seeing notable improvements in my pain, mood, and energy levels, I was so thrilled with this newfound outlook on healing that I decided I wanted to befriend my disease. And just like with a delightful stranger, any new friendship must start with.

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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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It’s More than just “Asking for Help.”

Elephant Journal

In the wake of the tragedies of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain’s suicides one of the most ubiquitous phrases seen on social media is, “If you’re struggling, ask for help.”.

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XXXtentacion’s Last Instagram Story will Make you Cry.

Elephant Journal

His last Instagram story is heartbreaking—he was not planning to leave yet: Arts Enlightened Society Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only jocelyn flores last instagram story Lil Peep Miami rapper sad shot dead sound cloud rapper suicide x xxxtentacion

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Everyone can Meditate: 10 Simple Steps.

Elephant Journal

Meditation is an effective and simple tool for stress reduction, calming the mind, gaining clarity, and increasing intuition, concentration, and intuition. However, it only works when you do it! Meditation Yoga beginner meditation breath work breathing breathing techniques meditation

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The funnest 7 minutes of today.

Elephant Journal

Dance in Movies. “A video I made using dancing scenes from nearly 300 movies.” ” [editor in vimeo] Fred Astaire. John Travolta. Famous and infamous and not-at-all famous dancers of the silver screen—from Charlie Chaplin through anime. Enjoy!

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How to Handle being Triggered by the Trumps of the World.

Elephant Journal

When I watch or listen to the President—and certain other politicians—I can feel my nervous system clench, tense, and contract. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Meditation awaken meditation nano teaching radiance tolerance trump

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The Ripple Effect of Tragedy.

Elephant Journal

There was a moment where I turned to look at my sister, her tan face contrasted by her bright white smile and blonde sun-kissed hair. She appeared to be in a state of peace, maybe even bliss, and with her clear green eyes, she communicated to me an implicit knowing that all would be okay. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness compassion death of a family member grief losing someone loss love reaching out ripple effect tragedy

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Six Reasons Why Modern Science Needs Ayurveda.

Elephant Journal

More and more, we look to science to give us the final answer when it comes to the latest diet, health practice, drug, herb, supplement, or mind-body practice. More and more we are seeing that the science we have grown to depend on is flawed.

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Celebrate the Summer Solstice with 108 Sun Salutations.

Elephant Journal

We practice 108 Surya Namaskars to mark the close of a chapter, and invite in new energy. Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga 108 sun salutations asana Equinox first day of summer letting go memories releasing solstice Surya Namaskars

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To the Fathers who Don’t Have to Love Us like Their Own—but Do Anyway.

Elephant Journal

Thank you for being that love. The kind that chose to step up and offer it all, The kind that has taught us more about loving others than you might know. Enlightened Society Family Inspiring (Wow) Love WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Love Featured Today adopted biological child compassion dad daughter family father Fathers Day For Children happiness hero life love mindfulness non biological surrogate father

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Home of the Brave: a look at the Current Border Crisis.

Elephant Journal

“You can stay here. You’ll be safe.” I watch her shake her head. When she moves the wobbly cigarette toward her lips, her face falls under the yellow kitchen light and I see the dark eye, her swollen lips caked a muddy brown. “I’ll I’ll go over there right now and handle this.” This time she shakes her head violently. He pours her coffee and stays silent while she sips at the mug unsteadily. He touches his own cup to his lips. “I I can call the cops and let them handle it.”.

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Responsive Architecture

Greentumble

Architecture is a changing subject and it responds to. local and global trends. As seen in previous example , nature inclusive architecture has started to become visible in the form of biomimicry.