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American Redstart Nest at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

10,000 Birds

I’ve lived in Queens for eight years now and have visited Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge over one hundred times while I’ve been here. Every spring American Redstarts get back to Jamaica Bay and set up territories and I’ve never failed to learn exactly where those territories are.

How to fail economics at Harvard

Environmental Economics

Professor Emeritus at Harvard, and former chief economist at the World Bank, former Director of the National Economic Council, and former Secretary of the Treasury, Larry Summers says he might fail the Trump budget team in introductory econ : Details of President Trump’s first budget have now been released. Much can and will be said about the dire social consequences of what is in it and the ludicrously optimistic economic assumptions it embodies. 

2017 16

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Remember That Catastrophic Natural Gas Leak in California? Yeah, That Could Happen Again

Nature Conservancy - Science

NatureNet Science Update. The largest accidental release of greenhouse gases in U.S. history began October 23, 2015 with the blowout of an underground natural gas storage well in Aliso Canyon about 20 miles west of Los Angeles.

2017 15

Compliments Confused with Catcalls. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

"Be yourself." But what if I'm too much? Enlightened Society Health & Wellness dealing with catcalls existing as a woman patriarchy self-doubt

2017 14

A cracking idea!

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Edinburgh Napier student produces range of tableware made from her own patent pending egg shell material It’s the food stuff that is traditionally enjoyed scrambled, poached, boiled or fried. The egg that is, not the shell.

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Burn Old Bridges on the Closest Supermoon of the Year.

Elephant Journal

With this new supermoon, we will discover that nothing needs to be chased, nothing needs to be manipulated, coerced, or forced everything. Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today burning bridges change clearing past karma letting go moon moon cycles new moon supermoon

2017 13

Poundland's Charlie Dimmock Tool Bag – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Part of the new and exclusive beautiful garden range, the tool bag (not tool belt as the website refers to it, erroneously) is a useful accessory to carry and store you essentials whilst in the garden.

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Graphic of the Day: Wither Environmental Protection?

Environmental Economics

and here's the graphical version (from FiveThirtyEight ) of the Washington Post story on the proposed budgetary demise of environmental protection :  

Science + Flickr + Social Media Show the World’s Coral Reefs = $36 Billion to the Travel Industry and Host Nations Every Year

Nature Conservancy - Science

If it’s true that people reveal their true values by how they spend their money, coral reefs are very valuable indeed. In fact, according to a new study in the Journal Marine Policy coral reef tourism generates $36 billion (U.S) in global value every year.

Western Quail-thrush

10,000 Birds

Last month we were driving south from Wiluna towards Lake Miranda when the sky became very threatening late in the afternoon. Our original plan had been to travel off-road for some distance to camp, but we were able to pick up a mobile phone signal and checked the weather warnings.

2017 11

Bruce Lee’s Philosophy on Life: 6 Simple, Transformative Words.

Elephant Journal

“Set patterns, incapable of adaptability, of pliability, only offer a better cage. Truth is outside of all patterns.”. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality bruce lee Chuck Norris Jeet Kune Do martial arts Tao of Jeet Kune Do use what works wisdom

2017 10

'The Moveable Feast Garden' – Let's Roll With It Baby!

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Bringing a touch of portable gardening to the brand new RHS Chatsworth House Flower Show Tanya Batkin's 'Moveable Feast Garden', which will be on display at the RHS Chatsworth House Flower Show in June, will be showcasing the best in fruits, plants and well.wheels!

2017 11

"Ninety-Five Regulatory Experts Express Concerns about Trump Administration Reforms"

Environmental Economics

Joshua Linn and Alan Krupnick: Many economists and other professionals looked on in dismay when President Trump issued executive orders and supporting guidance documents that appear to target regulations for elimination based primarily on their costs rather than a balanced assessment that includes benefits.

Can Common Names Help Avian Subspecies Conservation?

Nature Conservancy - Science

What’s in a name? William Shakespeare’s question is as valid for conservationists today as it was for the crowds gathered in the Globe theater more than 400 years ago. Recognizable common names are often critical for species protection, but subspecies miss out on this public perception benefit.

What Happened in Costa Rica on Global Big Day, 2017

10,000 Birds

If you do eBird , there’s a pretty good chance you were birding somewhere on May 13th. You may have birding from the window of your home, you may have been counting birds at a local wildlife refuge, you may have been counting birds on a feverish run from one end of a state to the next.

May’s Closest & Largest Supermoon: How to Tap Into its Energy.

Elephant Journal

To this day, I wait for full moons and new moons to profit from the energy they emanate. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood a new beginning buddhism cleansing rituals May super new moon may supermoon meditation new Out with the Old sea salt bath setting an intention

Greenwash, greenwash everywhere

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Greenwash, greenwash everywhere but very little truth. Pet peeve warning! If there is one thing that I hate more than unnecessary waste then it is greenwash, and I hate both with a vengeance.

Things Indiana Jones and I have in common.

Environmental Economics

we're both college professors, and we both hate snakes : Get ready to update your nightmares. A scientist from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville has discovered that a species of snake, the Cuban boa, hunts in groups, and through teamwork improve their chances of catching prey.

TerraCycle’s 3 Ways to Celebrate World Oceans Day

Green Living Ideas

World Oceans Day is June 8, an important time for environmental action, observation, and celebration. Coinciding with this year’s UN Ocean Conference, World Oceans Day is day for policymakers, activists and conscious consumers to take part in actions and discussions that can carry us forward. The post TerraCycle’s 3 Ways to Celebrate World Oceans Day appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Activism microplastics ocean plastics pollution TerraCycle Trash

Checking the news

10,000 Birds

I start my day with a coffee, a strong Turkish coffee without sugar – it is the stuff that makes the chest hair grow, as one UK friend of mine has put it. The next thing is starting the computer to check the news. And the first news web site is… eBird.

Spirituality Doesn’t Mean what we Think it Means.

Elephant Journal

What we need to remember is that just because the way spirituality is being marketed to us might not feel good, that shouldn't be a reason to turn. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga big business connecting to spirit doubt materialism meditation pain is real Spiritual awakening spirituality

2017 10

Fleet Farming?

Green (Living) Review

How One Group Wants to Turn Your Front Yard into a Full-Fledge Farm. A group of volunteers in Orlando is trying to change the way we eat. Owners keep a portion of their produce and the volunteers take the rest to local farmer’s markets and restaurants. Watch the video here

Reviewer rant follow-up

Environmental Economics

From the inbox today: Dear John: It has been three weeks since your scores were due for the manuscript entitled [title]. How is it going? We are looking forward to hearing from you. My reply: It is #2 on my list of late papers to review. I should be able to finish the review in the next two weeks. If this is unacceptable and you would like to move on to another referee, please let me know.  

Five Competencies Needed for Tri-Sector Athletes in Education

The Green Changemakers

by Noel Scott Anderson Since coining the term “Tri-Sector Athletes in Education”, I have received requests to “make plain” the skills and competencies needed to make the transformation in education.

A “Least” Surprise

10,000 Birds

Now that the cast is off my arm, and I am moving around pretty normally, we have continued our exploration of the Sierra De La Laguna Biosphere. This last weekends entry point to the reserve was on the east side of the mountain range, near the small town of Santiago [link].

7 Ways to Balance the Mind & Body through Meditation.

Elephant Journal

Meditation is the best way to relax the body and mind. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality awareness buddhism meditation spirituality

2017 10

How 36 million pounds of soybeans treated with pesticide became 'organic'

Green (Living) Review

A shipment of 36 million pounds of soybeans sailed late last year from Ukraine to Turkey to California. Along the way, it underwent a remarkable transformation. The cargo began as ordinary soybeans, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.

This is one of my criticisms of the Exxon & BP funded CVM critique (i.e., I'm being "incredibly unfair")

Environmental Economics

George Borjas response to @m_clem critique of his anti-immigration study is incredibly unfair. HT @JustinWolfers pic.twitter.com/DLhFSKzzaX. William Easterly (@bill_easterly) May 23, 2017

Forbes calls another PETA misstep ‘success’

Eccorazzi

Perhaps it’s time for PETA to reassign the meaning of their acronym to ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Angora-Rabbits.’

Kalbarri: The Quintessential Outback

10,000 Birds

I’ve spent a lot of my life in Australia, not as much as I would like, but plenty. The nation and continent is vast and covers a huge range of habitat types.

10 ways to Choose Happiness Now.

Elephant Journal

“Happiness is not something you get in life, happiness is something that you bring to life.” ~ Wayne Dyer. Family Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality 10 ways to choose happiness this year choose happiness choosing happiness choosing to be happy cultivating happiness detachment gratitude happiness happy living in the moment meditation

Nashville Teens Mapped Their Daily Routes—And Got a New Bike Lane as a Result

Green (Living) Review

In Nashville, Tennessee, and Chicago, city planners are responding to demands for better neighborhood mobility and bicycling infrastructure. Tennessee North Nashville was once a “mobility desert”: A highway dissected the neighborhood, and public transportation left many areas without service.

EPA: Extinct Protection Agency?

Environmental Economics

I guess the last line is the bright side ? Candidate Donald Trump vowed to get rid of the Environmental Protection Agency “in almost every form,” leaving only “little tidbits” intact. President Trump is making good on his promise to take a sledgehammer to the agency. When the White House releases its latest budget proposal on Tuesday, the EPA will fare worse than any other federal agency.

Climate Change will Disrupt Transportation Infrastructure

Green Living Ideas

Climate change will affect our natural world – and the built world. Here, NEEF dives into how climate change will disrupt transportation infrastructure. The post Climate Change will Disrupt Transportation Infrastructure appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Climate Change/Global Warming