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2002 88

Friday* Beer Post: What is wrong with today's utes??

Environmental Economics

Binge drinking among 12- to 20-year-olds has steadily declined since 2002 and is now at the lowest rate in more than a decade, a government study reported today. via www.dispatch.com. Yes, I know today is Thursday. But I'm out tomorrow and I don't feel like setting the delayed post

2015 152

What It’s Like to Survive a 100-Foot Climbing Fall

Wend Magazine

In 2002, Craig DeMartino miraculously survived a 100-foot fall after a miscommunication with his climbing partner. Click here to view the embedded video. Watch the video above to hear his story. Via: Matador TV ]. Related posts: Speed Climbing With Ueli Steck. Climber Survives 1,300 Foot Fall. Climbing at 39 Weeks Pregnant

2011 209

Why we Need to Talk about Suicide, Relentlessly.

Elephant Journal

I met Anthony Bourdain in 2002 at a tiny bookstore in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was discussing a mystery novel he’d written prior to A Cook's Tour. A few years, earlier I had. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Anthony Bourdain celebrity death death fear grief Mental Illness speak your truth suicide

2018 67

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. Read the rest here:  Famous Harvard economist reused parts of 2002 paper multiple times, says journal

2018 109

A New Way to Think About the New Year: Something Has to Die in Order for Something New to be Born

Elephant Journal

A New Way to Think About the New Year: Something Has to Die for Something New to be Born It’s Tempting to Just Close the Door on the Past Research suggests that only eight percent of people achieve New Year’s resolutions (University of Scranton, 2002).

2018 52

Rescue Dogs Save Veterans From Committing Suicide


Sharpe, a senior airman in the United States Air Force, has an unfortunately all too familiar story of suffering and loss following a military deployment in 2002 to Saudi Read More The post Rescue Dogs Save Veterans From Committing Suicide appeared first on Ecorazzi. David E.

AERE Publication of Enduring Quality Award

Environmental Economics

1 (2002), pp. From the Harvard Press Release: The Publication of Enduring Quality (PEQ) award of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) recognizes works that are of seminal nature and with enduring value in environmental and resource economics. This year, AERE recognized two influential empirical papers on induced innovation in environmental economics: "The Induced Innovation Hypothesis and Energy-Saving Technological Change," by Richard G. Newell, Adam B.

2017 109

First Rehabbed and Reintegrated Killer Whale is Now a Mom


In 2002, a killer whale was spotted alone and emaciated in Puget Sound, near Seattle, Washington. Researchers kept a close watch on her, and determined after several months to bring Read More The post First Rehabbed and Reintegrated Killer Whale is Now a Mom appeared first on Ecorazzi.

2002 113

The Perfect Woman.

Elephant Journal

million readers/month, #1 in US twice for #green on Twitter, bringing "the mindful life" beyond the choir since 2002. elephantjournal.com isn''t your momma''s blog: 1.7

2002 114

Richard Linklater Debuts ‘Veghood’ For PETA


In 2002, the Texan filmmaker began a 12-year commitment Read More The post Richard Linklater Debuts ‘Veghood’ For PETA appeared first on Ecorazzi. With the Academy Awards ceremony just days away, director Richard Linklater, nominated for “Boyhood,” spoofs his flick for a good cause. Eats Film/TV News Top News Vegan Vegetarian richard linklater

2002 76

Climate Week: people cut back on vehicle fuel but not air travel or gas

Green (Living) Review

The release, published to mark the start of Climate Week (4 to 8 March 2013), shows: · Use of vehicle fuel remained relatively flat between 2002 and 2007 before falling 24% per head in the next five years. · Air travel increased by 13% between Q3 2002 and Q3 2012. Between Q3 2002 and Q3 2012 households consumption fell 18% per head. Between Q1 2002 and Q4 2007 households’ consumption of air travel went up 42% per head.

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California Basin Directs Water to Protect Klamath River Salmon


In 2002, tens of thousands of adult salmon died out due to Read More The post California Basin Directs Water to Protect Klamath River Salmon appeared first on Ecorazzi. As the California drought carries on, a federal agency has acted decisively to protect its resident salmon population.

Local activists are paying with their life to protect their forests in Peru

Green (Living) Review

It ranks fourth in the world for murders of environmental activists (after Brazil, Honduras, and the Philippines), with 57 activists in the country killed from 2002 to 2013 , according to campaigners Global Witness. Edwin Chota was killed in the forest he had fought to protect.

Peru 169

Was the Acid Rain Program as successful as we thought?

Environmental Economics

They find cost savings in 2002, with the Acid Rain Program in full swing, of approximately $250 million from trade in emission allowances. The researchers find a greater level of particulate air pollution and associated premature mortality under the Acid Rain Program than under a hypothetical no-trade scenario in which units emitted SO 2 at a rate equal to 2002 allowance allocations plus observed drawdowns of their allowance banks.

2016 122

Aerial Photos Capture Greatest Threats to Our Environment

Wend Magazine

Since 2002, EcoFlight has flown concerned people above forests, mountains and wetlands to share a unique perspective of the way nature interacts with harmful industries.

2011 193

What is the Hummingbird Big Day Record?

10,000 Birds

Nick Athanas, Iain Campbell, Paul Coopmans, and Richard White set the record back in March of 2002 in Ecuador and I can find no record of someone having topped that mark since. Pat O’Donnell over at Costa Rica Living and Birding maps out a potential hummingbird-only big day route that could net the ambitious birder forty species of hummingbird in one day in Costa Rica (and potentially more).

"The staggering economic cost of air pollution"

Environmental Economics

In 2002, the damages totaled as high as $175 billion, and the decline in the past decade highlights the success of more stringent emissions regulations on the energy sector while also pointing out the need to continue cracking down. Using an up-to-date model and a set of data acquired from the Environmental Protection Agency on emissions from the energy sector, the researchers set about estimating the monetary damages caused by air pollution from energy production between 2002 and 2011.

Two cromulent problems

Environmental Economics

2 (2002): 285-297. From the inbox: I often read your "cromulent" blog and know that you are an expert in CVM. I am working on my master thesis applying CVM to. I plan to use double-bounded dichotomous questions to elicit WTP. I want to ask you whether there is a way to control for incentive incompatibility and starting point bias. If it is available, could you please point me to the guidance material? 

2014 152

Those Republicans are starting to grow on me

Environmental Economics

The limit was increased in 2002 to 12 percent from 6 percent, where it had been since the end of Prohibition in 1933. Ohioans could buy beer with a whopping 18 percent alcohol content under a provision in the state budget proposed yesterday by Senate Republicans. After holding the line on alcohol content in beer for 69 years, lawmakers might be poised to increase it for the second time in a decade.

2011 122

Natural Selection by Nina Munteanu Now Out

The Alien Next Door

The nine stories touch on various iterations of evolution, spanning a 20-year writing period starting in the 1980s with "Arc of Time" first published by The Armchair Aesthete in 2002 to "Julia''s Gift" written in 2007, a significant year in my personal evolution.

2013 169

Music Monday: Christmas with the Rat Pack

Wend Magazine

Even if you are a scrooge who shrieks at the sound of christmas music, you’ll still enjoy baking, decorating, wrapping and swaying to the 2002 Christmas compilation of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Sammy Davis, Jr. Click here to view the embedded video. In this week before the holiday festivities ensue, it feels appropriate to turn on the christmas tunes.

2011 127

Scott Pruitt's EPA: a dream for oil and gas firms is nightmare for environment

Green (Living) Review

Since 2002, Pruitt has received more than $300,000 in contributions from the fossil fuel industry and in 2014 even allowed Devon Energy, an Oklahoma oil and gas firm, to write a three-page complaint to the EPA on his letterhead.

2016 158

Hot-Desking Dehumanizes Work Place

The Alien Next Door

2002); reprinted in Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine (Issue 3, Spring 2004); translated into Polish and reprinted in Nowa Fantastika (January 2006); translated into Hebrew and reprinted in Bli-Panika (2006).

2014 201

Here’s how your printer is ripping you off.

Elephant Journal

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2002 64

3M recycelt rund die Hälfte seines gesamten Abfalls

Green (Living) Review

Auch die Einsparungen der Treibhausgase sind erheblich: Von 2002 bis 2013 senkte 3M diese Emissionen um 57 Prozent, in absoluten Zahlen rund 100 Millionen Tonnen. Seit 2002 veröffentlicht 3M jährlich einen Bericht gemäß den international anerkannten Standards der Global Reporting Initiative.

2014 164

Conclusion: Canadians don't know how markets are supposed to work

Environmental Economics

The study included sales data over an eight-year period – from 2002 to 2010 – to capture property values before, during and after the wind farm’s development. Published in a recent issue of the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics , the study is believed the first peer-reviewed study on this issue in Canada.

2014 160

What’s in a Name: Snipe Hunt

10,000 Birds

It’s the one that arises when people use eBird without realizing that the Wilson’s Snipe was split from Common Snipe back in 2002, and trigger a rare bird alert by using the name of the Asian species for everyday American birds.

My One Hundred & Eleven Favorite Movies Ever (according to Netflix).

Elephant Journal

8 1/2 (1963) The 39 Steps (1935) About a Boy (2002) The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1989) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) An Affair to Remember (1957) Alice in [.]. Figured this might be of some use to you all queuing up or picking out movies alone or with friends or loved ones. ~

2002 106

Spices Battle Bugs

Green (Living) Review

coli, Salmonella enterica, Campylobacter jejuni or Listeria monocytogenes in the 2002 study are being tapped for new research focused on food safety. Spice-rack favorites battle foodborne pathogens, including E.coli.

2014 164

Anna Kournikova Replaces Jillian Michaels on ‘Biggest Loser’


She was named ‘Hottest Female Athlete’ in 2002, and won 2 doubles grand slam titles with Martina Hingis in 1997 and 2002.

2011 86

Ashhole update

Environmental Economics

Ash borers were first discovered in 2002 near Detroit, where they likely had hitched a ride in wooden packing crates shipped from China. I wonder if any NC State economists think this one is exaggerated ?

2013 170

Why Is Biodiversity Important to Ecosystems?


The most detailed scientific study of the world’s greatest biodiversity was compiled by The Center for Tropical Forest Science, a consortium of forestry agencies, universities, research institutes and other nongovernmental agencies and published by the Smithsonian Institution in 2002. .

The "AERE" tree seems to be gone from the front cover of JEEM

Environmental Economics

  Here is a 2007 lament when the AERE tree was morphing into the cypress tree that served as the icon for the 2002 World Congress.  From the inbox, the new JEEM cover has a recycling icon? Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Volume 67, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 1.

Trees 187

10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


Let’s see some examples: The first country to ban single-use plastic bags was Bangladesh in 2002 when plastic bag litter clogged drainage channels and contributed to destructive floods. In Ireland, where this fee was instituted in 2002, plastic bag usage decreased by about 90 percent.

Volkswagen executives did a benefit cost analysis of cheating U.S. environmental regulations

Environmental Economics

Oops.and then they apparently tried to cover it up: The most senior VW officer listed in the indictment is Martin Winterkorn who was CEO of Audi from 2002 to 2007, when the original defeat device was developed, and CEO of VW from 2007 until resigning on September 23, 2015.

Keratin Uro-l Straightening Treatments: Benefits and Effects

Conservation Hawaii

In july 2002, the fda has approved a generic version many of captopril distributed by direct dispensing inc. magnesium carbonate has been sold under the brand my name Stomachin antacid. There what are also no reported cases of magnesium carbonate tablets or captopril inducing mc. We have independently examined the pupillary effects too of one such as drug, apraclonidine, and female compared them with those of captopril.

2018 40

Plastic Bag Bans around the World


India (2002). Bangladesh (2002). Since the late 1970s, plastic bags have. become a staple and an iconic image of shopping. They are such common place that people expect them to be readily available and think little of throwing them away or even discarding them on the ground.

The Eurasian Collared-Dove Explosion: Coming to a Town Near You!

10,000 Birds

The following maps I created on eBird show the dramatic growth in the spread of the Eurasian Collared-Dove from 2002 to 2014. This first map is data from 2002 through 2003.

2014 245

Man Sleeps While Bear Takes Prius for a Test Drive

Wend Magazine

At 3:30am on August 28th, a Pleasanton family’s 2002 Toyota Prius was vandalized and stolen from their Lake Tahoe vacation home driveway. By a bear.

2011 234

Polyandry and Polygynandry on the Tundra

10,000 Birds

The most common mating strategy in birds is social monogamy, found in roughly 92% of birds species in the world (Jenni 1974, Owens 2002). phalaropes, jacanas, etc) (Jenni 1974, Owens 2002).

2012 238

I'd say that someone's Nobel Prize candidacy has gone from dubious to hopeless

Environmental Economics

Richard Thaler – I’m kind of surprised that Thaler, one of the main behavioral guys, didn’t share the prize with Dan Kahneman in 2002, so I root for him each year.

2013 172