Collaborative list – May 2019

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The year list has reached 1843 and the life list stands at 3739. 29 May 2019. 29 May 2019. 29 May 2019. 29 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 28 May 2019. 27 May 2019. 25 May 2019.

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Collaborative list – April 2019

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The year list reached 1729 and the life list now stretches to 3720. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019.

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Collaborative List – March 2019

10,000 Birds

Whilst the eastern hemisphere still leads the life rankings by 1991 to 1808 , the western hemisphere outbirds by 877 to 705 in the 2019 list and 615 to 385 during March. The yearly total has reached 1538 while the life list has been pushed to 3676. 03 Jan 2019.

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Collaborative List – February 2019

10,000 Birds

The life list has received a huge boost this month and has risen 43 points to 3616. 03 Jan 2019. 03 Feb 2019. 17 Feb 2019. 08 Feb 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019. 03 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019. 05 Jan 2019. 12 Jan 2019.

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Collaborative List – January 2019

10,000 Birds

The first sharer of 2019 was Clare who narrowly beat Duncan by 5 hours. The Life List has got off to a flyer this year, swelling as it has to 3573 (+6) and passing the 4000 complete checklist mark. 03 Jan 2019. 01 Jan 2019. 17 Jan 2019. 03 Jan 2019.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of June 2019?

10,000 Birds

Even if your country of residence doesn’t officially observe Father’s Day, you dad birders out there should make this weekend a celebration of all the parts of life you love the most. The post Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of June 2019?

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of March 2019?

10,000 Birds

Our attunement to periodic plant and animal life cycle events explains why we anticipate migration with the eagerness of schoolchildren waiting for the final bell. The post Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of March 2019? Most birders show reasonable to remarkable understanding of phenology. This phenological fluency also helps us recognize signs of a changing season. For example, we all have birds we associate with the beginning of spring.

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REEP: "The Need for More (Not Less) External Review of Economic Analysis at the U.S. EPA"

Environmental Economics

Published: 13 June 2019 Abstract. At the same time, the EPA has eliminated its Environmental Economics Advisory Committee (EEAC), which had provided external review of key inputs to the agency’s benefit–cost analyses, such as the value of a statistical life.

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Building a Shelf of Failure in 2019

Elephant Journal

Wanna know my advice for 2019? Flip your life upside down like the Monopoly board that it is. Let the game pieces fly in every which direction and land in hard to reach places. Throw all of your money into the garbage disposal. Hand people the tools they need to take advantage of you. Sign […].

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Why I’m consciously choosing to be single in 2019

Elephant Journal

During this time, there has always been someone (a man) at the back of my mind or in my life, taking precedence in my thoughts and keeping me focused on the future: Is he the one?

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Should I Get Solar Panels Now in 2019 or Wait?

Greentumble

Here are 4 reasons why you should switch to solar in 2019. Due to legislation passed in 2015, the ITC will begin declining each year after 2019 and will be phased out entirely for residential solar in just a few short years. As a homeowner, installing solar panels on.

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2019 Eclipses: Astrology and Predictions. By Debra Silverman

Elephant Journal

Before we get to how Astrology can help in your life, let’s look at how Astrology […]. Astrology predicts—or so they say. Prediction is only one of Astrology’s functions.

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Three in ten children can't tie their shoelaces when leaving primary school

Green (Living) Review

Of the 500 surveyed, 46% of parents thought that being able to tie your own laces was an important life skill yet 62% of parents admitted to tying their children’s laces for them to save time and stress every morning.

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Listening to Falcons: The Peregrines of Tom Cade

10,000 Birds

Raised in and around the West Texas steppe country where temperatures reached 100 degrees with regularity, he began life as the Dust Bowl and Great Depression converged. His life brought him into close proximity with birds, observing them and practicing taxidermy to learn even more.

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Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019

Elephant Journal

As we are gradually moving ahead in life, now parents are more focused on their children. Every parent wants that not only at home, but from outside the home their children are safe and secure in every way. Even they are in play area, or in school.

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A comment on Balmford et al. "The Value of Statistical Life for Adults and Children."

Environmental Economics

2019) , in the context of estimating the value of a statistical life (VSL), say (emphasis added): Concerns regarding responsiveness to scope in CV studies are not novel; indeed, instances of scope insensitivity are widespread within the literature (Ojea and Loureiro, 2011). "The Value of Statistical Life for Adults and Children: Comparisons of the contingent valuation and chained approaches."  "  Resource and Energy Economics (2019

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Who cares for your ducks in the winter?

10,000 Birds

I like seeing as many species as possible on my life list, year list, state list, patch list, any kind of list. I confess: I am a lister. So when each year begins, the first place I think of visiting is Lago de Cuitzeo (Cuitzeo Lake).

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8 Reminders for how to be a Real Ass, Heart-on-your-Sleeve Human in 2019.

Elephant Journal

I don’t know about anyone else, but in my life, 2018 was one hell of a year. Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood 2018 2019 breakup feel inspired human being real ass reminders traumas trusting people

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Join Waylon Lewis for a Free Training: How to Write a Book in 2019.

Elephant Journal

Join Waylon Lewis for a Free Training: How to Write, Publish, & Sell the Hell out of a Book in 2019 (eco-responsibly). “It takes bravery to live a life you love. Register for a free, live training with Waylon Lewis—Editor-in-Chief of Elephant Journal and author of Things I would like to do with You. To do work you care […]. Blog Featured Events Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis

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New York State’s First Common Greenshank

10,000 Birds

I was looking at a life bird! There I was, enjoying a lazy Sunday afternoon at home on a rainy and blustery day, resting on my laurels after seeing lots of good birds on Saturday and Sunday morning.

Futurekind – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Futurekind Design for and by the People by Dr. Rob Phillips Published by Thames & Hudson, May (16) 2019 240 pages 900 illustrations Hardback 25.5

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The Strange Sex Life of Freshwater Mussels

Nature Conservancy - Science

The mussel’s sedentary lifestyle presents, well, certain mating challenges. From the Field Latest Science Wildlife Endangered Species Fish Natural History Water Weird Nature

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Resolutions, 2019

Elephant Journal

Resolutions, 2019 Whereas, the wind of seasons will there to blow sweetness and sourness of life but chances to inhale toxins of reveald truths and exhale clemency fragrance, must be fetched. Resolutions for forgiveness and absolution to misunderstandings of folks. Resolutions for generosity to kins for their shortcomings. Resolutions for lending services to neighbours […].

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THE QUEST FOR THE RAREST OWL OF INDIA

10,000 Birds

It’s still dark at 5 am when the alarm on my mobile phone wakes me up in a spacious guest house room in Chikhaldara (Maharashtra, central India)… morning after morning after morning… I am getting tired, but the reason behind it was one rare bird – so rare that I have traveled 6000 kilometers to search tropical dry deciduous forests of the Satpura range just to look for the endemic and critically endangered Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti ).

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Life, Death & Bird Cam Drama at the Great Salt Lake

Nature Conservancy - Science

Season two of the Utah kestrel cam returns, with more drama than ever. Tune in now to see chicks in the nest! Birds & Birding Birds National Parks Nest Cams Wildlife

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Where to watch shorebirds around Belgrade, Serbia

10,000 Birds

Yes, that very same bloody chemistry from which I have run for half of my life. Shorebirds (in Europe: waders) must be an acquired birding taste. No one starts birding dreaming of drab-coloured, unobtrusive and, far on a mud-bar, largely invisible little mud-skippers.

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Migrants are on the Move in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

However, for those of us living the birding life, Spring is more than just the transition between the cold and the warm. Spring is happening! Each day, the sun stays out just a bit longer and up north, the snow is old, feeble and on its way to a wetter, more fluid existence.

“Wild Rwanda – Where to watch birds, primates, and other wildlife”

10,000 Birds

Ken also had a very dry sense of humour … and we definitively enjoyed his wry take on life… Despite being only in his twenties [in 2008], Ken seemed to have been birding for at least forty years, so good were his birding skills.”.

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10 Life Lessons from Nature.

Elephant Journal

It’s easy to think of nature as “out there”, something separate from us, but this incredible Universe we are a part of, connected with, are one with, can teach us a lot about life and ourselves.

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Birding Pulau Ubin-Singapore

10,000 Birds

To really appreciate the bird-life on Pulau Ubin you really do need to allow a few hours. Pulau Ubin is a small island off the north-east coast of Singapore that is easily reached by a small boat from the Changi Point Ferry Terminal.

How Mindfulness Saved My Life

Elephant Journal

On January 7, 2019 I was assaulted. I took at least 15 blows to my head by a man I have known for nearly 15 years. Nope, we never dated. In fact, we have never even so much as flirted. It was not domestic. He had a psychotic break and I just […].

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My 2019 Manifesto

Elephant Journal

In 2019, which will be my 36th year on this Planet Earth, I will actualize myself. This doctrine is meant to apply to all facets of my life—friendships, dating, free time, work-wise, social life, family, and health—in order to better achieve […]. I am committing to undoing previously damaging patterns and charting a new path forward.

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Hemingway’s Best Advice for Writers works for Life, Too.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood elephant magazine ernest hemingway feeling stuck life advice motivation one true sentence truth writer's blockI once stumbled upon a piece of advice Hemingway left for writers when facing the dreaded “writer’s block."

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South East Arizona’s Madera Canyon

10,000 Birds

I have lived most of my life in a desert of some form, be it the high desert areas of Oregon, to the more arid Southern Baja of Mexico, so I am truly amazed at the birding opportunities this area provides!

The Big Box of Astrology for 2019: Change is Coming Your Way.

Elephant Journal

Arts Astrology 2019 horoscope astrology change elephant magazine horoscope life mercury relationships rising sign star signs super moon UranusSome of us moved mountains this year, while others were left in a state of being paralyzed because things got too overwhelming. No matter our personal story, most people that I have talked to felt like 2018 was an overly emotional and angry hurricane.

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International Day of Yoga 2019: A special Day that Can Change Your Life.

Elephant Journal

In a life, where the values of living seem to have shifted from being happy to being more efficient, earning more money and looking perfect while feeling very stressed, yoga gives us the opportunity to re-connect and un-plug. Taking a moment to relax and finding inner balance, nurtures not only body and mind, but also […].

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Aslin Beer Company/Two Roads Brewing Company: Under the Wire

10,000 Birds

This Loggerhead Shrike ( Lanius ludovicianus ) was a life bird for me at the Salton Sea in California in 2018.

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She Came Back to Life. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

And even there, in the muddy split, in the brokenness of it all—something had fluttered to life. Arts Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Love Non New-Agey Spirituality becoming courage elephant magazine fiery heartbreak her heart Her Voice mystery she fought strength the divine

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New Edition of David Anderson's Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Management

Environmental Economics

Through its engaging approach, the text brings the economic way of thinking into discussions of personal, community, corporate, and government activities that affect environmental assets and the quality of life.

2019 130

How Running Saved My Life

Elephant Journal

It was some years ago, when I was freshly divorced, I had been pressured into a marriage that I never wanted, but chose to accept because I was afraid to disappoint everyone around me. And then my reputation was scandalized by a divorce that sent shockwaves throughout my entire family.

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Can I keep it?

10,000 Birds

Can I include a rehabilitated bird on my life list? This week, I have been pondering the value of bird rehabilitators. Let me assure you that I have no doubts about how much they contribute to individual birds and to the ravaged conscience of modern man.

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5 Ways to Prompt Yourself into Mindfulness in Everyday Life.

Elephant Journal

Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Family Food Health & Wellness being present eating elephant magazine family life advice mindful tips mindfulness relationships work

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Life without Alcohol is One Big, Beautiful Cheesecake.

Elephant Journal

Okay, let's stop saying cheesecake. Last year, I gave up alcohol. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) abstinence addiction alcohol drinking elephant magazine giving up alcohol Health and Wellness numbing emotions self-reliance sober sobriety triggers

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