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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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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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.

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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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Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior, by John Kricher — a review

10,000 Birds

isn’t “behavior” synonymous with “life” itself; isn’t the title of David Allen Sibley’s 2001 tome (also encyclopedic, also delightful), The Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior, redundant?

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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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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.

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Teaching environmental and resource economics: A bibliography

Environmental Economics

2 (2001): 221-236. 1 (2001): 1-5. Alden, Dave. "Experience "Experience with scripted role play in environmental economics." " The Journal of Economic Education 30, no. 2 (1999): 127-132. Anderson, Soren T., and Michael D. Bates. "Hedonic

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Birdwatching the Okavango Delta

10,000 Birds

In 2001 I was offered the chance to joint-lead safaris with my good friend Brian Gibson, owner of Capture Africa Safaris , a long established and well-respected Botswana based safari company.

The Crocodile Safari (Botswana)

10,000 Birds

It was January, 2001, and here in the southern hemisphere January is the hottest of summer months. Date: January 24th, 2001 (08:30-11:00h). What happens when you put a naturalist in a kayak, adrift in Africa? There are no crocs around here,’ said a smiling bartender.

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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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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Shooting Victim Demands an End to the Massacre of Children.

Elephant Journal

Christina-Taylor Green, who was born on September 11, 2001, literally a “child of 9-11.” She died at the age of nine, shot to de. Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. 9-11 gabby giffords gun violence guns nra Sandy Hook Shooting

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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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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. Before this list vanishes from the internets due to link rot, here is the full list of workshops compiled from the old  and new websites :  1985, Recreation Demand Modeling -- Boulder, Colorado.

2013 135

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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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. Stinging nettles are often thought of as a weed, but they have many health and nutritious benefits as well as being easy to grow or forage. The basics They lose their sting in the first 30 seconds of cooking. They have more protein than any other edible plant I know of. They will satisfy my hamburger cravings.

2015 136

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. When a majority of the population tries to move back and forth between the residential areas and the work areas, all at the same time, every day, there's got to be a better way to do that than 1 person per vehicle.

2015 131

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.

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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

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.

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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. It used to be that we were a society that didn’t care very much about where our goods came from, we were totally content with the “you sell it, I buy it with no questions asked” world that we still live in.

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. Terracycle collects products such as candy wrappers, cigarette butts, chip bags, toothbrushes, old shoes, ewaste, dairy containers and a lot more and then upcycles them into items such as lunchboxes, binders, furniture, notebooks, gift items and more.

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

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.

Top 50 Best Road Bike Brands


– Founded: 2001. Urban cycling is shooting up in popularity, and has been in recent years. It is one of the greenest and healthiest ways to get around the city. More people are cycling to work now than ever before, because of the rising prices of gas and insurance.

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Upcycle your Trash with Terracycle and Eliminate the Idea of Waste

Hug a Tree with Me

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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. When Kelly Carlisle was stationed on the USS Essex as an operations specialist with the United States Navy, the food she ate in the mess halls came from cans and boxes, not farms.

2016 119

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.

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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. The hours are ticking down to Super Bowl LI, a hotly anticipated contest between perennial contenders New England Patriots and the upstart, high-flying Atlanta Falcons. As an avid American football fan and ardent birder, I may be uniquely qualified to predict the winner of the NFL Championship this year.

2017 124

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. The owner of a car, motorcycle, van, truck or any other road bound vehicle enters into a contract with an insurance company where he or she pays the insurance company an agreed upon premium in exchange for protection from financial losses that may result from an accident.

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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. In a typical birding year, no other month will bring you that many new species as January.

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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. A promising offshore wind energy project has languished on the East Coast for 15 years—and its enemies range from a Koch brother to the Kennedys.

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. If you haven’t seen it yet, hit the main Google page here and be sure to roll your mouse over the different creatures. The fish in particular gets screwed. Keeping with tradition on this site, I’ve updated our one sheet of Google Earth Day logo from year’s past. Hit the jump below to view!

2011 64

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. See the information, pictures and videos below. From a circulating email; USS New York It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center. It is the fifth in a new class of warship - designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists.

2010 109

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. And hence we do not carry tourist guides with us. Our tourist attractions have feathers and unlike crumbling temples or colonial buildings, do not stay in one place.

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. According to the report, the fastest growth in bicycling over the last decade is among the Hispanic, African American and Asian American populations, which grew from 16 percent of all bike trips in 2001 to 23 percent in 2009. Michael Marx, Beyond Oil Campaign Director, Sierra Club Hamzat Sani, Equity and Outreach Fellow, League of American Bicyclists.

Logical fallacy

Environmental Economics

And the bottom line: “These average sales price premiums appear to be comparable to the investment that homeowners have made to install PV systems in California, which from 2001 through 2009 averaged approximately $5/watt.”. From the blog formerly known as Green, Inc: All those homeowners who have been installing residential solar panels over the last decade may find it was a more practical decision than they thought.

2011 116

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’. Israeli entrepreneur, Shai Agassi, is one of the leaders of the next generation of ‘giving the finger’ to the antiquated, bloated, often corrupt, greedy and irresponsible fossil fuel industry.

2013 125

A nutty demand and supply example

Environmental Economics

China now consumes more than a third of the American pecan crop, a development that followed the country’s inclusion in the World Trade Organization in 2001. Groan, I know, but use this one if you are tired of those Florida freeze examples: A rare collision of ill-timed rain, marauding animals and a growing love affair between the Chinese middle class and the pecan has resulted in the worst pecan supply in recent memory. As a result, grocery store prices are up by about 30 percent.

2013 138

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. After two years of debate, Brazil’s environment agency Ibama has given initial permission for two multi-billion dollar dam projects on the Madeira River, one of the tributaries of the Amazon.

First Great British Bee Count reveals allotments make the best bee habitats

Green (Living) Review

It only arrived in southern England from mainland Europe in 2001, but the survey shows it has now spread throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Allotments produced more bee sightings than parks, gardens and the countryside over the 12-week summer count Allotments are the best habitat for bees according to the results of the first Great British Bee Count this summer.

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