Trending Articles

Trending Sources

City Guide: Finding Birds in Belgrade

10,000 Birds

Is Belgrade the New Berlin is a question recently raised in Vogue by Marry Holland. Her article starts with a bold claim that “no city makes you feel more like a New Yorker than Belgrade.”

2017 21

Sponsor bias

Environmental Economics

Alison McCook at Retraction Watch : First, an occupational health journal appointed a new editor with industry ties without consulting the editorial board. Then, with no explanation, it withdrew a paper by the previous editor that was critical of corporate-sponsored research — again, without consulting the editorial board. At that point, they’d had enough.

Wood Anemones

10,000 Birds

At the end of the most recent Ice Age, the temperature began to rise and the ice began to recede northwards. This was around 10,000+ years ago when (what would become known as) Britain was still connected to mainland Europe.

2017 34

I’m done being a Relationship Chameleon.

Elephant Journal

You are no longer the author of my story: Blog Inspiring (Wow) Love Right Livelihood authentic love Fairytale stand in your own truth story storytelling

2017 23

Good Apparel’s Hemp Chambray ‘Coastal Canadian Tuxedo’ is Our Summer Ecofashion Fave!

Eco Chic

You can probably see from these images of their new chambray line , why exactly we are in LOVE with Cape-Cod based, all-women-run Good Clothing Company.

Hemp 21

More Trending

City of Denver is moving towards natural playgrounds

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The City of Denver in Colorado is moving towards natural playgrounds, should other cities and municipalities emulate and follow suit?

People are willing to pay a lot to prevent another BP-like oil spill

Environmental Economics

In my best Thomas Dolby voice: SCIENCE ! According to a paper published in the journal Science   on Thursday, Americans are willing to pay $17.2 billion to prevent another BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Thanks to a team of scientists who conducted a six-year study into the effects of the 134-million-gallon spill, we now have a more accurate picture of the devastating consequences—and also how desperately we want to reduce our dependency.

Where Are You Birding This Last Weekend of April 2017?

10,000 Birds

With April almost over, the real meat of migration fast approaches. At some point, everyone gets hit with a wave of winged travelers zooming towards their breeding or wintering ground. If that time hasn’t come for you yet, get ready.

2017 11

I just Quit my Dream Job & Now my Ego is Pissed.

Elephant Journal

And I was so busy patting myself on the back for my powers of manifestation, and accepting everyone’s congratulations for snagging The Perfect Job, that I didn’t. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Right Livelihood dream job quitting your job right livelihood

2017 19

Where Logging Reigns, Going Beyond Sharing vs Sparing

Nature Conservancy - Science

I’m perched on a wooden tower 150 feet above the ground, eye-level with a centuries-old dipterocarp tree. Ahead the Indonesian rainforest ripples outward, high clouds casting shadows against the luminous green vegetation and red clay roads.

Antifa, Black-bloc and other so-called Anarchists

Green (Living) Review

2017 11

Is jail time justice for abused farm animals?

Eccorazzi

The Guardian shared the story of Owen Nichol, an eighteen year old farm apprentice that was caught on tape abusing cows and calves.

Owls at 70 MPH

10,000 Birds

I have no doubt that most of the regulars on this site have similar driving habits as mine. For better or worse, my head is always on a swivel, looking here and there to see what is flying about, or in my case sitting on top of a cactus.

2017 11

Never did I imagine a Sack-o-Nuts could Change my Life—but it Did.

Elephant Journal

These little pellets of pure, soapy beauty are actually what soap used to be derived from in the olden days, when earth was still a young spring chicken and hadn’t been fracked yet. Enlightened Society Family Food Green Health & Wellness change my life detergent DYI cleaner eco environment family food Funny green healing health health wellness homemade detergent life liquid soap mindfulness natural cleaner Sack-o-Nuts soap soap nuts soapnuts vegan

Vegan 15

You’re Invited to Do Science with The Crowd & The Cloud

Nature Conservancy - Science

“For years you’ve watched science programs on public television, now you’re invited to do science.” – Waleed Abdalati, host of The Crowd & The Cloud , former NASA Chief Scientist. Nature needs you … to do science. You don’t need to change your job or get a degree.

Glass jar reuse

Green (Living) Review

Glass 11

BP has funded a book critical of the contingent valuation method

Environmental Economics

Exactly one week after the CVM article estimating BP damages appears in Science  this book critical of the CVM is being published: Contingent Valuation of Environmental Goods: A Comprehensive Critique. Edited by Daniel McFadden and Kenneth Train.

Diabolical Raptor Quiz: Mystery in the Trees

10,000 Birds

I’m still recovering from several days of blisteringly good birding in Panama, including a jaunt down Old Gamboa Road. This legendary trail connected to Summit Ponds hosts all manner of Canal Zone specialties, including an abundance of hawks, kites, falcons, and owls.

2017 11

Ditch the Expensive Detox: The 4 P’s that Help our Bodies Detox Naturally.

Elephant Journal

Our body has four primary “escape” routes for toxins: Food Health & Wellness detox health natural detox pee perspiration poop pranayama

Food 15

Rise Up - Climate Change Education Initiative

The Green Changemakers

Rise Up is an IDB climate change education initiative that seeks to encourage children and youth to use their creativity and energy to come up with feasible, sustainable, long-term strategies to mitigate climate change.

Green Investment Bank sold to fracking investor

Green (Living) Review

Green Investment Bank sold to fracking investor – what could possibly go wrong? Green Investment Bank – started with public money – being sold by the government to an Australian company.

PETA still gives “Compassionate Business” awards to non-vegan companies

Eccorazzi

Nothing says compassion like a marketing plan that capitalizes on the popularity of vegan dieting. There’s been lots of buzz this week about PETA awarding Oceania Cruises with one of their “Compassionate Business” awards for introducing a vegan menu onboard.

Black-winged Stilts breeding near Broome

10,000 Birds

This year has been very wet and the local birds have taken advantage of the situation. Not only have the Magpie-larks been busy building their mud nests and the Tawny Frogmouths been breeding at the supermarket car park, but other birds arrived and started to breed.

2017 11

How I Woke Up from the Nightmare and Found my True Self.

Elephant Journal

Throughout human history, a group of energies coalesced out of the ego into three primary roles: Rescuer, Bully and Victim. Until we become aware of these archetypal roles and how they play out in us, we don't even stop to consider if they are working for us or not. We act them out unconsciously and believe it is normal and rewarding to "perform" or express ourselves based on them.

2017 14

The Moonlighting Scientist

Nature Conservancy - Science

As a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) descends into the ocean depths, inky blackness slowly consumes all sunlight. Jellyfish and unidentified floating objects drift by, marine snow shimmers in the vehicle’s headlights.

Apple Forces Recyclers to Shred All iPhones and MacBooks

Green (Living) Review

Documents obtained by Motherboard: "No reuse. No parts harvesting. No resale." " Apple released its Environmental Responsibility Report Wednesday, an annual grandstanding effort that the company uses to position itself as a progressive, environmentally friendly company.

Happy Schools

The Green Changemakers

What Makes a School Happy? Perspectives from Six Schools What are the criteria for a Happy School? As part of the Happy Schools Project, an initial criteria was formed based on a desk study and analysis of more than 650 survey responses.

Photographing Laughing Kookaburras with an iPhone

10,000 Birds

I’m on a family trip to Australia at the moment. It’s not a dedicated birding trip, but I’m picking up a few good ones. One surprising bird encounter was with one of Australia’s most iconic birds, the Laughing Kookaburra.

That Time I got Stuck in Pigeon Pose.

Elephant Journal

I got stuck in pigeon pose. But, let’s backtrack a bit. My journey of understanding life through yoga began at the start of 2017, when my husband and I participated, at the recommendation of my dear mentor, in a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course following Jon Kabat-Zinn’s curriculum and research, something we did for […]. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Yoga acceptance compassion happiness humor mindfulness travel; relationships; self-discovery

Hardheaded Vegan Bullies, and What to Do About Them

Eccorazzi

I’ve come under a lot of fire from vegans for writing about veganism.

War 1

Affordable solar power is coming to low-income minority neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

Lower electric bills are the big attraction for financially stressed families In the predominantly African-American neighborhood of Broadway Heights in San Diego, nearly half of the 192 homes have rooftop solar panels. Neighbor after neighbor talks about what they could now afford.

The Best Road Bike Wheels of 2017 (When You’re On a Freaking Budget)

Icebike

This New Year, it’s probably time to upgrade the factory wheelset on your bike. Just about any wheelset will offer huge perks over the existing aging wheels on your bike. You can improve performance and durability of your bike with a new wheelset.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of April 2017)

10,000 Birds

Spring, at least in these parts, is busting out all over. That means lots of blossoms and lots of birds. This time of year, even Mondays look pretty good. We all pick up certain phenological signs of seasonal shifts; around here, calling Killdeer usher in the sweeter half of spring.

2017 2

A Buddhist Interpretation of April’s New Moon: The Beauty of Starting Over.

Elephant Journal

Some lunar cycles help us wreck our plans, others are meant to encourage us to reap our rewards, and still others like this one are meant to push us toward the building of. Adventure Astrology Inspiring (Wow) Love Non New-Agey Spirituality buddhism buddhist virtues compassion equanimity Illusion joy loving-kindness reality self-care starting over super new moon the four immeasurables