Nature Strikes Back: Notorious Hunter meets his Karma.

Elephant Journal

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Cecil the Lion’s Son Murdered “Legally” by Trophy Hunter.

Elephant Journal

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Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Illustration for Sophie Webb’s “Why I Love to Draw Birds” © 2017 by Robert A. Illustration for Ioana Seritan’s “More Than Skin Deep: Working in the Prep Lab at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology” © 2017 by Robert A.

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The Crossley ID Guide: Waterfowl–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

He strongly believes that waterfowl hunters are the major reason we have waterfowl and wetlands in North America today. As of January 2017, Ducks Unlimited has conserved 13,902,792 acres in North America, including 5,509,855 in the United States.* million waterfowl hunters in the U.S.

2017 176

Why good birders are like old elephants

10,000 Birds

The same way our hunter-gatherer forefathers knew where deer graze at dawn. Cover photo: Brian Stoneman was a living proof that some good birders do wear white. I do not know how roads in your nick of forest look like, but here in Serbia, many of them are poorly maintained and potholed.

2017 197

4 Ways to Thrive with what we Already Have.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Blog Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Divorce gratitude guilty pleasure House Hunters Instagram effect quotes rainer maria rilke wanderlust we create our lives what we lackWhen we’re learning how to get our lives back, it’s an easy trap to fall into. Once we start feeling bad about where we are, instead of being happy with it, we forget all the good stuff. And the roadblock only gets worse, because then we start.

2017 63

You Gotta Fight When You Think it’s the Right Thing to Do

10,000 Birds

Cover photo : White Hunter Black Heart, 1990. I bird, therefore I am. Birding defines me, that much is clear. Yet, for the last month and a half I don’t remember doing any birding (my longest pause in the several years, for sure).

2017 172

What’s in a Name: Snipe Hunt

10,000 Birds

At least one internet commentator has suggested that this constitutes a real live snipe hunt, although how a technique used by hunters in rural India could have entered the folklore of suburban American childhoods isn’t exactly clear.

The Eagle Huntress–A Film Review

10,000 Birds

The Eagle Huntress is a documentary about Aisholpan, her path to becoming an eagle hunter, a cultural heritage usually taken on by males, the family that supports her, and the Mongolian Kazakh community that seeks to continue the ancient tradition with its Golden Eagle Festival.

2017 137

Can we have too many trees?

Green (Living) Review

The mountaineers will still have their views (magnificent peaks tower above any natural tree line ), and hunters will have more wildlife to kill, if they really must (Finland’s forests support 300,000 hunters; Norway shoots more grouse than Scotland ).

2017 152

When Is a Black Bear Actually a Blue Bear?

Nature Conservancy - Science

When European naturalists and hunters first encountered the animal, they pretty much only saw black bears that were black. The American black bear (Ursus americanus) is a poorly named critter, because it’s not always black.

2017 113

It’s Raining Blood and Feathers: Catching the Spring Raptor Show

Nature Conservancy - Science

Raptors are highly skilled hunters. The Cooper’s hawk is one of the most stunning avian hunters, capable of chasing prey through trees, making sharp turns through steep cover. A splash of red caught my eye as I strolled across the yard. A wildflower? Not quite.

2017 93

A return visit to Summer Lake Refuge

10,000 Birds

With a very diverse, and extremely large wildlife population, Summer Lake has become an extremely popular destination, not only for waterfowl hunters, but birdwatchers, fishermen, and photographers. The first of September marked the start of quite a bit of travel for Jeanne and I.

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Elk in the Neighborhood: On Conservation and Lost Hope

Nature Conservancy - Science

Hornaday ran the zoo, and was also a member of the Boone and Crockett Club , a group of influential big game hunters concerned about the rapid loss of wildlife across the continent. The wind whistled through the hills and my face felt numb with cold. Prudence suggested I call it a day.

2017 103

Puffin Trip in Maine

10,000 Birds

For nearly a hundred years, after the eggers, meat-hunters, plume-hunters, and a human-influenced gull population boom, puffins were absent from the island. When Daisy started talking about a family trip to Maine for the long Memorial Day Weekend I had one thing on my mind: puffins!

2017 130

Recovery: Why Sea Lampreys Need to be Restored and Killed

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Zebra Mussel Hunter.

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Holy Island, Northumberland

10,000 Birds

Broome’s tide chart for 2017 is here. At the car-park there is a trail that many of the hunters use and also birders, but it is risky! In Broome our lives evolve around the tides, because there is up to ten metres of movement on the largest tides.

2017 130

The Birding is Always Good at Cano Negro, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Unless those non-birding folks happen to be duck hunters or love to go fishing, they tend to stay away from the marshes, the riparian zones, the bottom lands. As birders, we tend to spend more time in wetlands than most of our peers, neighbors, and family members.

7 Cool Facts About Water Striders

Nature Conservancy - Science

Photo © Hunter Desportes / Flickr through a Creative Commons license. Water striders are one of the most interesting and enjoyable aquatic creatures to observe.

2017 86

Eyes and Ears: Indigenous Guardians steward Canada’s lands and waters

Conservancy Talk

Hunters were coming home empty handed. You have to seek permission from the chief of the territory if you want to hunt as an aboriginal hunter.

Where Have All the Steller Sea Lions Gone?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Ghost Hunters: Recovering Lost & Abandoned Fishing Gear Saves Fish. Many nature lovers are familiar with California sea lions, especially if they live along or visit the U.S. West Coast.

2017 86

The Fish Nerd’s Holiday Book List

Nature Conservancy - Science

So often, we think of a hunter-gatherer as living in the wilderness, but in reality this lifestyle can be practiced fairly easily in saltwater environments, even near some of the most populated regions on earth.

2017 69

Eating Animals and Magical Thinking


This is particularly true when the imagery of hunter-gather people strongly influences the “eco-minded”. Hunter gather people had a unique and powerful relationship with the environment. Guest Post by Bill Tara. ————-.

2017 67

Secret Snails of the Magic Valley

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Zebra Mussel Hunter. I’m staring at a creature that, to put it mildly, would be easy to overlook. It’s a snail, but I wouldn’t have known that if I hadn’t been told.

2017 62

Sadism As Virtue


That’s not usually a word one tends to associate with hunter’s who take pleasure in killing their own ‘food.’ Traumatised. As it happens, however, this is exactly how Louise Gray (author of The Ethical Carnivore) felt after engaging in her first “botched killing” of a rabbit.

2017 61

Backwards Activists Don’t Mind If You Sell Non-Vegan Food, Just Don’t Hunt


KPEL 965 local news shared that Deano’s Pizza has been the target of animal activism pranking after news spread that the restaurants owner and operator is a proud exotic animal hunter. In Lafayette, Lousiana, activists are acting out to stop an animal exploiter from exploiting only some animals.

2017 52

Complaining About A Song Isn’t Helping Animals


” It is said that the song tells the story of an unruly fox who steals a goose and who is then warned by the singer may now face the wrath of the hunter. If you’d been wondering how to make veganism seem the most pathetic and self-indulgent position ever, look no further than the antics of a vegan woman in the German town Limburg an der Lahn.

2017 50

Using gravity to get off the ground

Eco Friendly Daily

A gravityplane from Hunter Aviation changes its density using helium and vacuum to make it lighter or heavier than air. A gravityplane from Hunter Aviation changes its density using helium and vacuum to make it lighter or heavier than air.

Sir Roger Moore Grants Theresa May – And The Public – 007 Status


Last year when Cecil the Lion was killed, in reference to the hunter who killed him, he maintained “ it’s detestable that anyone would choose to get thrills from killing others who ask for nothing from life but the chance to remain alive. Whether in Ian Flemming’s books or on the big screen, James Bond has always been a character with somewhat muddied morals.

2017 51

Gendered Food & “Masculinity”


The association of “muscle meat” to masculinity is explained with the supposed biological argument that men are perceived as hunters. Is your salad female ? Is that animal flesh male ? Do we care? Welcome to the fresh hell of the 21st century where cultural tradition is equated with evolutionary biology. A recent article in the Eater talks about a 2012 study in which “mammal muscle meat” is considered to have a strong link to the feeling of “masculinity” in men.

Michael Bloomberg’s Daughter (A Non-Vegan) Is Dating Another Non-Vegan And Welfarist’s Are Losing Their S**t


It’s one that welfarist’s have fabricated out of thin air because Georgina helped some homeless animals and received an award from the Humane Society of the United States, while her boyfriend is a trophy hunter who owns a petroleum company and who enjoys playing with assault rifles. Folks… Folks… calm down. Surely you’ve all known of non-vegans who have dated other non-vegans?

2017 42

How to be an effective teacher?

The Green Changemakers

After Madeline Hunter I really appreciate what you did. Notes from the inspiring book by Harry Wong and Rosemary Wong. The successful teacher must know and practice the three characteristics of an effective teacher.

2017 56

The Most Interesting Man in Florida

Conservancy Talk

Bowled over by the land’s beauty and biological value, the family bought a decrepit hunter’s cabin on 10 acres and picked up Bok’s dream. Forget for a moment how he came by the name “Sticky.”

The Devastating Consequences of Wildlife Poaching


These big game hunters feel that displaying an animal head, its pelt or even an entire animal, stuffed, is an emblem of their prowess. This psychological need is the incentive for big game hunters everywhere and they are willing to pay large sums of money for the opportunity. .

2018 78

Astonishing Facts About Wetlands


In 2017, the dead zone expanded over 8,776 miles [3]. . #3 They are also home to many beautiful migratory birds and as such are visited both by birdwatchers and hunters. .

Why Are Pangolins Endangered?


In 2017, authorities seized 32 tons of pangolin scales and 563 live pangolins in Southeast Asia and China. . Hunters began capitalizing on pangolin sales when Mao Tse Tung formally promoted Traditional Chinese Medicine in the 1950s. Pangolins are small nocturnal creatures.

2018 86

Recovery: Saving Loons from Lead Fishing Tackle

Nature Conservancy - Science

It is nearly 2017, and it’s time that we, the entire conservation community — which includes hunters and anglers — step up and do the right thing … There are no excuses for our inactions.

2016 114

For World Orangutan Day, An Ambitious Plan to Save These Great Apes

Nature Conservancy - Science

More time on the ground means they’re more visible and less mobile, making them easier prey for hunters. The Conservancy expects six more companies to be certified in 2016 and 2017, covering around 300,000 hectares of forest.

2016 83

Common Land, Common Ground

Conservancy Talk

By the end of 2015, this number had reached 90,000 hectares, with another 200,000 hectares expected by the end of 2017. Edward Loure and The Nature Conservancy have a common story. The story is one of reducing conflict by finding common ground—in this case both literally and metaphorically.

Duck Stamps and the Best National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

10,000 Birds

The argument is straightforward: birders (and others, including hunters) buy stamps and the federal government turns around and obtains important bird habitat. In fiscal year 2017 , funds available to the MBCF totaled about $87 million.

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Collaborative list – September 2018

10,000 Birds

The migrants face many perils, hunters, predators, adverse weather conditions and lack of refueling opportunities due to habitat loss. The nights are drawing in and the mornings are cooler and noticeably damper. It’s September and time for birds to start their southerly journeys.

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