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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.

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A Day in the Life of a Field Scientist: Indonesian Borneo Edition

Nature Conservancy - Science

Returning to a tropical rainforest prompts a very specific form of deja vu: The deafening roar of insects. The cloying humidity. The tingle of the sweat bees feeding on your dewy arm. The ripe, heady scent of tropical vegetation. The ground slipping slightly beneath each footfall. Oh boy. This again.

2017 27

7 Science Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

In our still relatively brief existence, humans have evolved our way to an era many are now calling the Anthropocene – a new geological epoch defined by human impact on Earth. But our unparalleled creativity is a double-edge sword.

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Is Fear our Friend or Enemy?

Elephant Journal

We need more individuals willing to share their stories and experiences of fear how it influenced them, how it affected them, and more imp. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today facing fear fear fearlessness making friends with fear

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Why We March for Science

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @ MarkTercek. In the last hundred years, humans have developed a great capability to anticipate the future and shape it to serve our purposes.

2017 17

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Glass jar reuse

Green (Living) Review

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Humane Society Serves Pork to Save Dogs…WTF?!

Eccorazzi

This isn’t an episode of the twilight zone, but it sort of reads like one. The Sandusky Register is pleased to invite Sandusky County residents to come out to ‘Pork for Paws,’ a collaborative fundraiser between the Humane Society of Sandusky County and a restaurant called Jimmy G’s Barbecue. On April 20th, a donation to help Humane Society rescue animals will also get you a plate full of dead ones.

A Baja Endemic, the Gray Thrasher

10,000 Birds

With its bright yellow eyes, and bold arrow shaped breast markings, the Gray Thrasher , Toxostomsa cincerum is one of my favorite photography targets. This relatively large bird, 10-11 inches, makes for a pretty easy identification with in its region.

2017 28

Three New Books Showcase Science Storytelling

Nature Conservancy - Science

Maybe you need a book for your journey to the March for Science. Maybe you’re looking for an enjoyable read to pack along on a spring campout. Maybe you just love good books.

2017 11

I’m Tired of Always Having to be Strong.

Elephant Journal

There is no shame in needing someone. There is no fault in saying I can’t do this life thing all on my own. There is nothing wrong with thinking that two strong hearts are better than one.

2017 17

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.

No, you can’t drink cow’s milk with a clear conscience

Eccorazzi

The NZ Farmer side of Stuff wants to clear your conscience so you can go on drinking cow’s milk. Careful, it could make you choke on your almond milk. Jon Morgan took to penning an opinion piece that reads like a 1950’s ad for milk, without the flashy use of logic or facts to distract people into thinking there’s any value in it.

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Pied Imperial Pigeon in the Bahamas

10,000 Birds

Acorn Woodpecker: The Fascinating Life of the Master Hoarder

Nature Conservancy - Science

The acorn woodpecker displays some of the most interesting and complex feeding and social behavior among birds. A lot of its behavior may even seem completely at odds with what you know about “typical” woodpecker behavior.

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 12

Reuse in the garden

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I know, we have, basically, been here the other day but nevertheless there are other things aside from the gallon buckets and such that can find a reuse in the garden.

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Why would anyone do vegan tabling?

Eccorazzi

Guest Post by Vanda Kadas. ————————– “Are you coming from a show?” ” I was asked on the way home from our weekly vegan tabling yesterday.

Red-breasted Nuthatch at Forest Park

10,000 Birds

This year has been a good year for me in terms of travel. Austria, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, and a brief visit to California have kept me in new birds and it has been wonderful. But there is still little more in birding that I like than birding my local haunts and seeing what there is to see.

2017 28

Portland: every day is Earth Day at Hotel Vintage

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening in Hipsterville | We live in San Francisco (just across the Golden Gate Bridge from it, anyway), so forgive us if we feel a bit proprietary about Earth Day. We are accustomed to being #1 in “greenest cities in America” rankings.

Seven Simple Tips to Clear Out Bad Energy.

Elephant Journal

My home is my sanctuary, not just because I'm raising my two young children there, but because it's where I write, recharge my batteries, do my daily. Arts Health & Wellness Burning Sage clear out bad energy clearing energy emotional energy essential oils home tips for empaths spring clearning vibrational energy

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2017 UK General Election

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) In a surprise move British Prime Minster Theresa May announced on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 that she is calling a snap general election for June 8, and on Wednesday, April 19, MPs have “overwhelmingly” backed her in this.

2017 11

Daily Demand and Supply: Supporting evidence for the standard minimum wage example

Environmental Economics

The simple minimum wage example in a principles of microeconomics goes something like this:  If the minimum price of labor (wage) is set above the existing equilibrium wage in the market for labor, the result will be a decrease in the quantity demanded for labor (hiring), and an increase in the quantity supplied of labor (more people want to work at higher wages).  The result in a surplus of workers willing to work at the minimum wage (unemployment).

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

The Danger of Childhood Obesity in the 21st Century

Conservation Hawaii

Many reputable medical studies indicate that the number of children who are battling body-weight related problems is on the rise. Childhood obesity in developed countries such as the US has gone up by 25 percent in the past two decades.

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

The true cost of landfill rubbish sites

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We might as well be burying sacks of cash: The true cost of landfill rubbish sites It's not just dumping rubbish in a hole in the ground, you know.

What do Environmental and Resource Economists Think?

Environmental Economics

Blatant self-promotion alert.  Just a reminder to read John and my article: What do Environmental and Resource Economists Think ?  in the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.  Right now we're #4 on the Most Read list, but we're not happy until we're #1.   And why wouldn't we be with profound insights like this: political ideology may play a role in how AERE members view the issues

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.

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Exploitation for art is no worse than exploitation for dinner

Eccorazzi

Animal rights groups are upset about a performance art piece that will mimic sacrifice and use a very real bull’s carcass and blood to do it.

This Earth Day, let’s start Raising Earth-Conscious Children.

Elephant Journal

Are we living in alignment with what we teach? If not, what can we do differently that would set a better example? Animal Rights Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Family Food Green WAYLON: Today Only Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) cowspiracy earth-day eco-friendly enlightened society families gardening recycle reduce reuse spend time in nature vegan diet

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Wooden Kitchen Implements

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A simple stick was, more than likely, the first stirrer that people (would have) used for stirring the gruel in the pot and the Scottish spurtle, the traditional implement for stirring the porridge while it is cooking, is still very close to that original.

A grand carbon tax bargain is supposed to be proposed by the politically dominant party, right?

Environmental Economics

David Roberts at Vox: The dream of a bipartisan deal on carbon taxes is evergreen in US political circles. Lately, it has taken on a somewhat more specific form. The Climate Leadership Council (led by emeritus Republicans George Shultz and James Baker III ) and the libertarian Niskanen Center have both proposed various forms of a deal in which Republicans would agree to a carbon tax in exchange for Democrats agreeing to repeal regulations on carbon emissions and fuel economy (among others).

Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of April 2017?

10,000 Birds

April showers still fall, but many flowers can’t wait for May. This weekend may be blowing in spring or fall or a rainy season or a dry one, but hopefully you’ll enjoy whatever you’re getting.

New Hampshire’s Energy Future is Now

Conservancy Talk

There’s a reality about stories that journalists and cops know best. When you talk to eyewitnesses and gather hard facts, a story often turns out very different than what you were first told. Here in New Hampshire we’ve heard a recurring story about energy, specifically electricity rates.