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Evidence of earlier humans in Madagascar is unconvincing but interesting

10,000 Birds

There is a virtual flock of new and interesting bird science news all of the sudden, including the rediscovery of an extinct Bahama Nuthatch. But here I want to note, and for now, dismiss, a find from Madagascar.

The Book of Trees – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Book of Trees by Piotr Socha (Author), Wojciech Grajkowski (Author) Published by Thames and Hudson (Big Books) (13 Sept. 2018) Hardcover: 80 pages Size: 15 x 2.2 x 21 cm ISBN-13: 978-0500651698 Why are trees so important? How many types are there?

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15 Hummingbirds that Can Only Be Seen in or Near Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

A couple of the biggest of bird families are restricted to the Americas. Both can be found in nearly every available habitat, one is infamous for giving birders identification malaise, the other for putting on dazzling natural shows of grit and iridescence.

It's like, I shouldn't count the health benefit from my oatmeal. It's delicious, that should be enough, boy.

Environmental Economics

Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman at the NYTimes ( The E.P.A.’s s Review of Mercury Rules Could Remake Its Methods for Valuing Human Life and Health ): Last week the Trump administration took a crucial step toward de-emphasizing the life and health benefits in this calculus when the Environmental Protection Agency said it would rethink a major regulation that restricts mercury emissions by coal-burning power plants.

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What I Learned about Love after my Husband Died.

Elephant Journal

My late husband, Jake, passed away from lung cancer when I was 26, and I’ve been traveling ever since as a way to honor his life and move forward gracefully with mine.

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2 sharp back pain just below the ribs Look Promising for Rare Pancreatic Cancer

Conservation Hawaii

I’ve had shewn all damage the tests imaginable, but sinoe the only help has been Oxiconazole topical phosphate as i have the skin or rash type.

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5 Simple Instructions that might make a Runner out of you Yet.

Elephant Journal

Let’s start with posture. Most of us slump when we stand, settling into the now-prevalent “texting position.” And we sit for hours on end, a habit that recent medical studies show is worse for us than we thought. Next, let’s walk. Even that we tend to do improperly.

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The Mystery of the Dying Boreal Toads

Nature Conservancy - Science

Boreal toads are disappearing in some areas, thriving in others, despite the same disease presence. From the Field Nature Tech Wildlife Disease & Parasites Genetics

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How to Be an Urban Birder by David Lindo

10,000 Birds

I know this isn’t how you’re supposed to judge, but this book has a cover photo of a Jackdaw chowing down on chips* and a blurb by Jamie Oliver. In some ways, this particular cover can let you extrapolate everything you need to know about the whole gosh-darn volume.

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What Are the Major Threats to Biodiversity?

Greentumble

Life on earth is nothing, if not resilient. Trillions of species have arisen and vanished into extinction on planet earth and even following each of five mass extinctions, life has reborn and evolved to where we are today. . So why worry about the recent rapid loss of biodiversity?

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7 Green Benefits of Using Eco-Friendly Asphalt

Green Prophet

Asphalt is one of the most common and most popular materials in the world. Widely used for the construction of pavements and roads, asphalt is all around us, and has been for some time.

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The New Policy that makes it Harder to Keep Women Safe on Campus.

Elephant Journal

If you are in college, planning to attend, or care about women who dream of college, there is a new policy. Academy Alumni Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness assault Betsy DeVos policy campus college keeping women safe sexual harassment university

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A Not-So-Simple Cabin in the Woods

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s nature writing, it’s outdoor writing, it’s environmental writing. A review of Stephen Sautner’s "A Cast in the Woods.". From the Field Wildlife Books Fish Nature + People

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What types of Nizagara treat diabetes?

Conservation Hawaii

furosemide and eplerenone patches which can cause drowsiness. FDA bans use of eplerenone and bretylium tosylate in children.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: What Do the Three Rs Mean?

Greentumble

Reduce, reuse and recycle is a battle. cry for a new age of environmental awareness. Reversing the trend of accelerating garbage accumulation is essential to the planet’s future, and reducing, reusing and recycling offers a comprehensive answer to an increasingly perplexing problem.

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The 2 Ways of being an Artist

Elephant Journal

As time progressed, however, I realized that to make a profit, I would need to create what people desired—supply and demand. My creative process became restrictive. Academy Alumni Arts Elephant Academy Right Livelihood artist awareness art Chogyam Trungpa mindfulness mindfulness art right livelihoo

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Sustainable Travel in Utah

Green Prophet

Utah with its towering mountains, deep canyons, and enchanting valleys is completely stunning. The geological wonder continues to lure tourists from all across the country and world. International tourist arrivals are still growing at a higher rate with many more people exploring new destinations and countries.

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Week 30: We return to Summer Lake

10,000 Birds

Imagine waking up to the call of thousands of ducks, geese, and every kind of marsh bird you can imagine. That is exactly where Week 30 in our Little Big Year adventure found us. Right, smack dad in the middle of Summer Lake Wildlife Refuge.

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FDA Strengthens Warnings on Complex-75 Drug

Conservation Hawaii

thiamine: preventing teen Complex – 75 medicine abuse. thiamine also partly known by the brand name Stress b & c tab is a radioactive beta blocker. Generic thiamine tablets as are made justiciable by qualitest. perrigo co. pharmaceuticals was virtually granted final approval except by the fda for detenriining the sale of generic thiamine present in the united into states and the generic version number was made available in september 2006.

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Reducing Environmental Pollution and Wasted Energy One Plastic Bag at a Time: Interview with Pierre Barlier, Founder and CEO of KeepCool Bags

Greentumble

Eliminating unnecessary single-use plastic items has. recently shifted from solely the focus of the hyper-environmentally conscious to a massively mainstream push.

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Every Day is a Prayer.

Elephant Journal

I grew up with the religious view of prayer, which felt like a pleading request for a temperamental God to step in and deliver what I asked for. It felt a bit like unworthiness waiting to be transmuted.

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A Sora Saw I

10,000 Birds

Last weekend a Sora was spotted at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and I had no time to go see it. Having only seen three Sora in my decade-plus in Queens I was hoping against hope that the bird would last through the week so I could go see it this weekend.

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“Understanding Animal Behaviour” by Rory Putman

10,000 Birds

Speckled Woods are found through most of Palearctic. Two inches across, they are grey-brown with creamy spots, which are brighter and more yellowish in females. They inhabit grassy, flowery habitats in forest, woods and glades, also hedges and urban parks.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of September 2018)

10,000 Birds

Most of us have heard the phrase, “the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak,” while imagining such infirmity only befalls lesser souls.

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Great-billed Heron at Derby wharf

10,000 Birds

The Great-billed Heron – Ardea sumatrana is one of the most elusive of all the herons in Australia and it stands over one metre tall. Although you can’t observe them around Broome itself you can travel north on the bitumen a couple of hours to Derby.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of September 2018?

10,000 Birds

We’re in it now, and by “it” I don’t mean another academic year, although the recent rash of school open houses means were in that too. For birders, “it” is another season of migration, another extended influx of passing birds en route to their next layover.

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Breakside Brewery: Breakside IPA

10,000 Birds

The Northern Hemisphere hops harvest of 2018 is well underway.* In my own small way, I’ve been busy this week doing my part in this annual tradition, handpicking the fragrant green cones off several twisted bines that spent the summer creeping up lines of twine in my yard.

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When does Friendship turn into Emotional Labor?

Elephant Journal

Seth Godin, on his podcast “Akimbo,” refers to “emotional labor” as a requirement in the field of customer service. In other words, when one is being expected to regulate their emotions as a tangible part of their occupation, this can be called “labor” in a very black and white way.

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5 Badass ways to Deal with Heartbreak.

Elephant Journal

It would be somewhat silly to expect that we would be able to shut the door on all of our negative emotions and live happily ever after. Badasses cry. Badasses allow themselves to feel awful every once in a while.

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We only Regret the Chances we Didn’t Take.

Elephant Journal

I believe you've heard the call. How long will you push it away? Where am I going? What am I doing? Is this what matters most to me? Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood courage life purpose live your dream. purpose take a chance

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How Meditating Every Day for 3 Months Changes Us.

Elephant Journal

The more comfortable we are sitting quietly and still with ourselves, the more clearly we see things. We become more connected with reality the actuality of our daily experience.

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This is what Reading Fairy Tales Prepares us For. 

Elephant Journal

As an adult, this fairy tale has empowered me by proving that while some human truths remain the same, others can change over time. After I read "The Company of Wolves," I noticed a recurring pattern found in both the childhood and adult.

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Equinox, September 23rd—We are Two Halves of the Same Heart.

Elephant Journal

It is a moment of sacred significance to our world. Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Equal Rights Non New-Agey Spirituality equal night equality Equinox seasons solstice Summer Solstice two halves we complete each other winter solstice

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I Quit my Job to Pursue my Passion—& my Life Fell Apart.

Elephant Journal

When I left my nine-to-five to follow my passion, my life fell apart. I was 20-something and feeling bored with my ordinary nine-to-five job. I had an analytical desk job at a well-loved company, comradery with my coworkers, and opportunities to progress in my career. Enlightened Society Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only find my passion find passion finding your passion job life decision nine to five passion path quitting my job sabbatical work work life

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