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Rename All Birds Named After White People

10,000 Birds

Zach Schwartz-Weinstein is a writer, teacher, organizer, and birdwatcher who lives in upstate New York.

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Sprout Lands – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sprout Lands by William Bryant Logan Published by W W Norton, April 2019 Hardcover 165 x 244 mm / 384 pages ISBN 9780393609417 Price: £19.99 Arborist William Bryant Logan recovers the lost tradition that sustained human life and culture for ten millennia.

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Chemicals from sunscreen products do seep into bloodstream

Green (Living) Review

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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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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 […].

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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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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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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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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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Hawk-Eagle Sweep in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

The tropical habitats of Costa Rica are home to a surprising number of raptor species. Although the country is around the same size as West Virginia, 39 species of diurnal raptors are on the list.

In the past – not that long ago – people were happy with less

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the past – not so long ago – people were happy and content with less. Today people are not even happy if they have everything; they still want more. And then? Well, they are still not happy and need more, and then more still. But happiness never comes.

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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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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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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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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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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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Conservation Writing Awards for Cool Green Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Outdoor Writers Association of America, now in its 92nd year, is one of the oldest professional communications organizations in North America. Each year, it recognizes top stories in a variety of media, including blogs, through its Excellence in Craft […].

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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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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!

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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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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Cool Green Summer Book Picks 2019

Nature Conservancy - Science

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

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My community organic veggie garden’s growing up well in Israel

Green Prophet

Local community gardens growing organic veggies are certainly nothing new these days. Many large cities, such as New York City, have had community garden projects for years.

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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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Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning contributed by Lisa Chesser , opencolleges.edu.au This post has been updated, slightly revised, and republished from a previous posting Education sprouts in many forms.

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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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Recovery: Victories in Galápagos National Park

Nature Conservancy - Science

New hope for the iconic native wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. From the Field Wildlife Endangered Species Invasive Species Protected Areas

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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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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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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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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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Bird of Prey: The Story of the Rarest Eagle on Earth – A Film Review

10,000 Birds

The Philippine Eagle has a kind face.

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Château de Colombe: Bordeaux Rosé (2017)

10,000 Birds

If you haven’t noticed, there’s no shortage of articles about rosé wine this time of year.

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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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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.

I’m not seeing spots: Towhee issues

10,000 Birds

When you bird in Latin America, you quickly realize how America-centric English-language bird names are. Consider, for example, the Summer Tanager. This is an easy species for me to see in my region — any time BUT in summer.

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