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The Lake of Beasts: Kerkini, Greece

10,000 Birds

With only a few more days left, 2017 was coming to a close. Birdwise, it turned out to be a good one and my year list was almost 400 species long, which made me happy… almost. I needed 4 more birds to round it up to 400, and as I said, I had only a few more days left.

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Understanding the Nomadic Habits of Snowy Owls

Nature Conservancy - Science

New research helps you understand why a snowy owl is in the local field this winter. Birds & Birding Birding Birds Mammals Try This

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We weren’t Meant for Average Love.

Elephant Journal

We need chemistry and connection. We need honesty and loyalty. We need a love that's as strong as we are, and we are fierce. We need more than the leftover attention of someone with a wandering eye. We need more than a love who doesn't show up for us when we need it. Inspiring (Wow) Love Z ADMIN Love Featured Today average awareness change fierce happiness healing Health & Wellness holding out life love mediocre relationships self discovery self love soul soul happy soul mate unhappy

2018 22

10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources


Our demand for natural resources steadily rises. every year. Until 1970s, our consumption remained within the natural capacity of our ecosystems to replenish these resources.

Wayward socks and gloves

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) For some unknown reason washing machines seem to eat individual socks and, at times, it seems, also individual gloves, but they do seem to have a penchant for socks, and then a poor orphaned, wayward, sock or glove is left to fend all for itself. So, what do we do?

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Tundra Swan at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

10,000 Birds

Late Saturday afternoon a Tundra Swan was reported from the south end of the East Pond at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. A regional rarity around New York City, Tundra Swans are only regular at Hook Pond in Suffolk County, way out on the eastern end of Long Island.

Be happy with the little that you have

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Be happy with the little that you have. There are people who have nothing and still manage to smile.

Benefits and costs of evacuation (under uncertainty)

Environmental Economics

This is a tough one ( Watching a ridge slide in slow motion. ): The fissure was first spotted in October on  Rattlesnake Ridge  in south central Washington State, overlooking Interstate 82 and the Yakima River. Since then, a 20-acre chunk of mountainside — roughly four million cubic yards of rock, enough to fill 25 football stadiums to the top of the bleachers, eight stories up — has been sliding downhill.

What Are the 4 Main Types of Non-Renewable Energy?


Energy security is an issue of ever. increasing global importance. We are so dependent on energy that continuous access to it is a prerequisite for the functioning of our economy and society.

I wrote a Letter to my Mom, Hours before the Accident.

Elephant Journal

If we want a meaningful life, we must simply consider everyone whom we love in our lives and the fact that they may be gone tomorrow. Family Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality gift last letter last words losing a parent say it before it's too late telling someone you love them

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of January 2018)

10,000 Birds

This new year already appears to be auspicious for eagles. Not only did I pick up my life Golden Eagle on New Year’s Day, but now the Philadelphia Eagles are going to the Super Bowl.

Tech Titans Help Protect Last Perfect Place In California

Conservancy Talk

Just before the start of the new year, my organization, The Nature Conservancy, got some very good news. Thanks to an incredible $165 million gift—the largest single donation we’ve ever received—we were able to buy and protect 38 square miles of “the last perfect place in California.”

Call for Papers | Environmental Economics and Policy Studies (EEPS) | Special Issue on Hedonic Price Method

Environmental Economics

From the AERE listserv ( Resecon ): More data on household economic activities have been made available to the public in the past two decades.    Geophysical data, such as periodically global maps of night lights, aerosol, rainfall and temperature, are also produced and available (e.g., NASA Earth  NASA Earth Observation). 

The Six Most Valuable, Environmentally Friendly Home Renovations


You’ve wanted to switch out several. things for a while now. The main living area wall-to-wall carpet, for instance. It came with the house and has served you well, but you can’t stop worrying about the possibility of chemical treatment off-gassing — especially now that the babies are here.

What my 84-year-old Dad has to Say to us “Old Folks.”

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Great Egret-134th garden bird

10,000 Birds

Since we moved into our home in Broome mid 2000 we have kept a weekly bird list of birds that come into our garden or fly over our garden.

DIY (Almost) All-Purpose Cleaning Solution

Green Living Ideas

This is my go-to, reach-for cleaner for almost any kind of grime almost anywhere in my house. It especially shines in those spots where nasty hand-grime builds up, like around cabinet door handles, around light switches, and the inside handle of your car door. Don’t pretend like you don’t know what I’m talking about… you [&hellip. The post DIY (Almost) All-Purpose Cleaning Solution appeared first on Green Living Ideas.


Stress, Tears & Perfectionism: Confessions of an Ambitious Millennial.

Elephant Journal

Being good wasn't good enough. Fumbling wasn't acceptable. I had to be the best. Perfection was the only option for me. I was desperate to leave a good (read: i. Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today anxiety career mental health perfectionism right livelihood stress work

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Your Sh*t is your Blessing: the Power of owning up to our Mistakes.

Elephant Journal

The issue isn’t about how to stop making mistakes; rather, it is how to work with the mistakes we make. And, believe it or not, when we work properly with our shortcomings, they minimize with time. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood accept yourself awareness blessing compassion forgive yourself forgiveness growth healing liberating life love yourself mindfulness mistake mistakes Power relationships self love self-transformation

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Is Procreation the ultimate act of Selfishness?

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Do we have children to see an extension of ourselves? Is this why so many—men, in particular—are opposed to adoption? Is it simply because we are intrigued about what our little creation will look and be like? Or is it for the sake of guaranteeing a caretaker when the time comes? Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness adoption cancer chemo For Children hysterectomy motherhood no kids over population parenting

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How I Continued to Grow after the Worst Harassment of my Career.

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The Non-Alcoholic Drinking Problem we all need to Quit.

Elephant Journal

I retraced my steps that day, wondering how I had gotten to this point. I felt like a gluttonous American. I had recently badgered and teased my friend about using. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Animal Rights Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness drinking problem eco green litter oceans pollution recycling reduce reuse recycle to-go cups water bottle


How to Stand up for yourself in a Loving Way.

Elephant Journal

Conflict with other people is a part of life. We are unavoidably going to find ourselves in conflict with friends, family, co-workers, and romantic partners and if we don’t, there is a serious problem. If we have no conflict in our lives, then it simply means we are not standing up for ourselves.

Major Energy Shift on January 31st due to Supermoon Triad Portal Closing.

Elephant Journal

I have heard people speaking about how they can’t sleep, feel irritated, are feeling an energetic “high,” or that their lives seem far more turbulent than usual over recent weeks.

Why Romantic Relationships Fail: a Buddhist Perspective.

Elephant Journal

Seven years ago—way before I became interested in Buddhist philosophy—my partner, at the time, shared with me a video about love and relationships.

The Responsibility we’re all Born With.

Elephant Journal

What I didn't realize then but has been now made very clear to me is that every interaction with a person, and the way they behave toward me, is. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality being one with everyone interactions kindness Lord Alfred Tennyson mindfulness quote relationships responsibility

This is where Medical Science & Spiritual Healing Meet. {Partner}

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The Crisis Facing Community News & How you Can Help.

Elephant Journal

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Trouble in Paradise? How your Gut Health could be Influencing your Relationship Health.

Elephant Journal

Everyone wants to have loving lasting relationships, but we might not always be able to trust our heart or brain. But we can always trust our gut. Health & Wellness Love ayurveda ayurveda and relationships dosha gut gut health heal your gut kapha pitta vata

11 Ways to Tune In & Nurture Yourself in the Face of Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

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9 Ways to Reduce Waste & Live Simpler Lives.

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When Comforting a Broken Heart: skip the Clichés & try this Instead.

Elephant Journal

My own recent experience of heartache made me think about how I often respond to others when they are broken. Family Health & Wellness Love a shoulder to cry on being there cold comfort empathy for broken hearts friendship heartbreak heartbroken relationships sympathy

How to Respond from a Place of Love in a Politically Hostile Climate.

Elephant Journal

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Starting Another Year of Birding in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Not long ago, I had trouble sleeping because of these small, random explosions going off in my neighborhood. Each one was followed up by a litany of dog barks, some high in pitch, others low, far-carrying woofs.