September 12, 2001—The Silence of the Day After.

Elephant Journal

On the 11th, we woke up—still unemployed—and went online. Then we turned on the TV. And then we didn’t go anywhere for hours and hours. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only 9/11 9/12 American spirit remembrance September 11 Silence terror the day after twin towers united states

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Oldest Yellow Warbler Ever Recorded

10,000 Birds

First banded in June of 2001 at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center (where I saw my trigger bird ) she is at least 11 years old! The oldest Yellow Warbler ever documented was recaptured in June (link is very slow to load). Asides five rivers Yellow Warbler

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A review of the birdcentric novel “Accidentals” (the title of which is in the plural for a reason)

10,000 Birds

In Gaines’ first novel Carbon Dreams (2001) the science (there, geology) tended to overwhelm the story, but in Accidentals, she incorporates ornithology and microbiology skillfully into a well-woven whole. Two days after September 11, 2001 (of course) on a day in the mountains when she sees, for the first time in her life, Bald Eagles (of course) Alejandra becomes pregnant.

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Let he who has not reused material cast the first stone

Environmental Economics

The journal,  Business Ethics Quarterly , has added an  editorial notice  to a 2002 paper by Jensen, noting its similarity to a  2001 paper  and another  2001 paper. Nevertheless, from Retraction Watch: A former Harvard economist and co-founder of a massive repository of free papers in social sciences has been accused of reusing similar material over multiple papers. The three papers share the same title.

2018 109

They should give the Nobel to the person who figures out how to restore the prize that goes with the Nobel

Environmental Economics

million, 930,940 euros) per award, down from the 10 million kronor awarded since 2001. The economics prize, which has been dominated by Americans over the years, is the last to be announced, on October 15. Because of the economic crisis, the Nobel Foundation has slashed the prize sum to eight million Swedish kronor ($1.2 via

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From Paris to Baghdad, with Love.

Elephant Journal

I was in Manhattan on September 11th, 2001. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Baghdad Charlie Hebdo community family news Paris terror

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The Book that every Omnivore & “Flexitarian” should Read.

Elephant Journal

To become vegetarian in Texas, the barbecue capital of the world, in the year 2001 was neither easy nor deemed acceptable by many of my relatives, friends, and acquaintances. Animal Rights Enlightened Society Food Green Health & Wellness animal protein book consumption diet eating animals. factory farming flexitarian food meat nutrition omnivore vegan vegetarianism yogic diet

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AERE Workshops: 1985-2009

Environmental Economics

2001, Assessing and Managing Environmental and Public Health Risks -- Bar Harbor, Maine.   And, just because I know that readers want to know, I attended the 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997 and 2001 workshops.

2013 176

The Benefits of Stinging Nettles

Green (Living) Review

Possibly the easiest plant food to dry and save for later Jumping on the stinging nettle train In 2001 I learned that lots of my animals liked to eat stinging nettles.

2015 157

Thank You for Not Coming Home.

Elephant Journal

The weekend of September 8th and 9th, 2001, my dad was away on business. He was to spend Monday, September 10th at home with us before flying back to California. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Family Featured Today blessing family fate luck parents September 11th

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I Love you, Mom. But Sometimes, I Hate You.

Elephant Journal

I am writing in the present tense—even though my mother died September 13, 2001, in the chaos of a terrified New York City. To die in the midst of the dramatic news story that changed our world was fitting for a news junkie like my mom. Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness death family longing losing a loved one loss mother mother-daughter relationships suffering suicide

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How I Cured My Addiction & Depression.

Elephant Journal

I began my relationship with addiction, depression and anxiety in 2001––around the same time I left my hometown. I started drinking heavily and using drugs. Over the next 10 years. Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) acceptance addiction anxiety ayahuasca choice cure depression forgiveness gratitude healing

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Calling All Radical Sages. ~ Robert Rabbin

Elephant Journal

It is as true today as it was in 2001: our world is begging to be healed of violence, brutality and greed. Let this be our project. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) actions consciousness heal the planet peace sages war

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The number of bike commuters in London, UK, has doubled in the past 10 years

Green (Living) Review

Statistics compiled and analyzed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) for the decade between 2001 and 2011 puts the capital well ahead of the rest of the country when it comes to bike commuting progress. n urban areas, commuting in a car doesn't make much sense.

2015 151

Birds of Cambodia Review

10,000 Birds

Prior to this Lynx edition – the first ever bird guide devoted specifically to Cambodia, the choice was Robson’s “Birds of South-East Asia” (the updated second, 2014 edition of the 2001 classic). A holiday in Cambodia?

Shop Ethical and Fair-Trade at Paper High

Hug a Tree with Me

Today I would like to introduce you to an ethical/fair-trade company named Paper High, founded in 2001, Paper High offers us ethically made gift items, home décor , stationary, felt hair accessories and tons more.

"Pruitt blasts Europe, Merkel for ‘hypocrisy’ on climate" [part 2]

Environmental Economics

Bush decided in 2001 to abandon the Kyoto Protocol. Some people will say just about anything: Pruitt repeated his criticism of the Paris deal, casting doubt on whether the United States would remain part of the climate agreement even if the Trump administration rewrites former President Barack Obama's aggressive plan to cut U.S. emissions.

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The Regal Western Kingbird Can Be Very Aggressive

10,000 Birds

2001). Kingbirds are named for their aggressive nature. A Kingbird will defend its territory and nest against all predators, even to the point of “riding” the back of a flying hawk or crow, all the time pecking the back of its head 1. I witnessed this myself as a Western Kingbird ( Tyrannus verticalis ) that was possibly nesting in the bottom of an Osprey nest atop a soccer field light stand, took off after one of the Osprey nestlings on its maiden flight out of the nest.

2015 181

Upcycle your Trash with Terracycle and Eliminate the Idea of Waste

Hug a Tree with Me

Founded in 2001 by Tom Szaky, Terracycle is an award winning international upcycling and recycling company that collects hard to recycle packaging and transforms them into clean, usable materials and products.

Can the Falcons Win the Super Bowl?

10,000 Birds

The Baltimore Ravens crushed my beloved New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV (2001) to become football’s finest feathered franchise.

2017 176

Guy Ritchie’s Planned Solar Array Considered A Disturbance


The estate, in which Ritchie purchased with Madonna in 2001, would be completely solar powered. In an effort to be environmentally responsible, or to receive the 10 percent tax break, Guy Ritchie submitted an application to erect 200 solar panels at his Ashcombe House estate in the UK. While Ritchie probably thought that environmentalists would be [.]. Home People celebrities guy ritchie madonna solar uk

Upcycle your Trash with Terracycle and Eliminate the Idea of Waste

Hug a Tree with Me

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I wish I was 25 years younger

Environmental Economics

But this year's 3,309 is greater not only than the 2008 level, but of every year from 2001 on. This is the least important reason: It's a good time to have a new Ph.D. in economics and be seeking a job in academe. Or outside of academe. A new report by the American Economic Association found that its listings for jobs for economics Ph.D.s increased by 8.5 percent in 2015, to 3,309. Academic jobs increased to 2,458, from 2,290. Nonacademic jobs increased to 846 from 761.

2016 133

Birds of Ecuador by Juan Freile & Robin Restall

10,000 Birds

You may find it bulky or not, whatever the case, compared with its predecessor, a two-volume Birds of Ecuador by Ridgely (2001), it is as compact as can be. Helm Field Guides, Paperback – May 2018. As we birders like to see ourselves, we aren’t tourists but travellers, even explorers.

No two scaups are equal

10,000 Birds

At this point, let us travel in time, back to the last day of the year 2001, and down to the Lowveld National Botanical Garden in Nelspruit, in South Africa’s province of Mpumalanga. January is sort of a birding sprint – you start fresh and, all of a sudden, head for them all.

2017 208

For This Veteran-Turned-Urban Farmer, It All Started With A Lemon Tree

Green (Living) Review

Carlisle was on active duty from 2001 to 2005. A discovery of fresh, backyard-grown fruits led Kelly Carlisle to take her newfound garden knowledge to the streets of Oakland.

2016 140

Find Cheap Auto Insurance Today

Hug a Tree with Me

They have been helping responsible drivers find auto coverage for a whole lot less since 2001. Auto insurance is a type of financial protection.

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"Analysts: Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs"

Environmental Economics

A 2001 study by Eli Berman and Linda Bui, both then at Boston University, found "no evidence that local air quality regulation substantially reduced employment" when Los Angeles imposed stricter environmental restrictions. "There's Associated Press via Fox Business. President Donald Trump has declared that abandoning the Paris climate agreement would be a victory for the American economy. Many economists have big doubts.

2017 100

An Appstate alum got a job!

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Dear John, I graduated from Appalachian in 2001 and now work for Conservation Strategy Fund, an organization in California that focuses on global conservation work through the use of economics.  I’m reaching out to you because we’re in the process of creating an exciting new resource and hope you or your students could benefit from it.

2014 148

Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America: A Review by a Sparrow Fan

10,000 Birds

So, I was very excited when I heard that Rick Wright was writing a book about sparrows, the first treatment of North American sparrows since 2001, possibly the first book about sparrows of North America, depending on your definition of that geographic area. I like sparrows.

The Impact of Plastic Bags on the Environment

Green Home Blog

A 2001 paper by Japanese researchers reported that plastic debris acts like a sponge for toxic chemicals, soaking up a million fold greater concentration of such deadly compounds as PCBs and DDE (a breakdown product of the notorious insecticide DDT), than the surrounding seawater. The Impact of Plastic Bags on the Environment: - Well over a billion single-use plastic bags are given out for free each day. For this convenience, we are paying a tremendous environmental cost.

Google Earth Day Logos – 2011 Edition


Hooray for Google’s 2011 Earth Day logo – the first animated commemorative artwork since the search engine company started honoring the date back in 2001.

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World Trade Centers = USS New York

Green Earth Journey

The scrape metal from the World Trade Centers that fell September 11th 2001 was used to construct the USS New York and it's motto is "Never Forget." Photos are not linked.

2010 141

Who's Killing Renewable Energy?

Green (Living) Review

In 2001, Jim Gordon, a Boston-based energy entrepreneur who played a critical role in the development of natural gas–fired power plants in the 1990s, was searching for a way to produce energy on the East Coast.

Pedaling Towards Equity: Communities of Color Lead Surge in Bike Use

Sierra Club Compass

billion trips in 2001 to more than four billion trips in 2009. Michael Marx, Beyond Oil Campaign Director, Sierra Club Hamzat Sani, Equity and Outreach Fellow, League of American Bicyclists.

A Better Place

Green Home Blog

TopTier sold for $400 million dollars in 2001 and six years later this money was put to good use when Agassi launched his ‘Project Better Place’.

2013 163

Exploring the relationship between flamingos and grebes: The wonderful birds

10,000 Birds

But in 2001, Marcel van Tuinen and his colleagues published a DNA study of waterbirds that proposed a then-shocking sister relationship between flamingos and grebes, two groups “which otherwise show no resemblance,” the authors wrote at the time. That flamingos and grebes are probably each others’ closest living relatives is one of the most surprising discoveries in higher-level avian systematics over the last 15 years.

2013 216

Two new dams for the Amazon River

Eco Friendly Daily

Environmentalists fear the projects will threaten the river’s exceptional fish diversity and encourage development in the sensitive Amazon region, but President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is determined the country will not face another round of power cuts like those that happened in 2001.

Birding With Alligators

10,000 Birds

throughout the 70s, 80s, and 90s, but alligators killed 12 people from 2001 to 2007. It took several days in Florida for the idea that I was pretty much surrounded by giant reptiles that could kill me to sink in to my brain.

2012 220

Smoking is (good) for the birds

10,000 Birds

Oecologia September 1985, Volume 67, Issue 2, pp 169-176 Lufma, Lucile, Marcel M Lambrechts, and Michel Raymond 2001. Behavioural Processes, Volume 56, Issue 2, 1 November 2001, Pages 113–120.

2012 215

What Incentives and Rebates Are Available for Solar Power?


In January 2001, the average price to the end consumer was 7.7 The average payback period for. investing in a solar system through recouping utility bill savings is seven and a half years [1].

2018 78

A shortage in the labor market for economists

Environmental Economics

Annual data the association cited, going back to 2001, showed that in each year there were at least twice as many new jobs as new Ph.D.'s. From The Chronicle of Higher Education : New job openings for economists increased by 2.7

2012 181

'Kettling' not a breach of Human Rights

Green (Living) Review

Kettling' not a breach of Human Rights says European Court by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The use of “kettling” as a police tactic did not deprive four people of their freedom during a May Day protest in 2001, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled recently.

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