Collaborative list – April 2019

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of June 2019)

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Mid-June means many things to many people, but much of its allure involves perfect weather. The post Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of June 2019) appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Unfortunately, without sunshine and high temps, this time of year becomes a bit of a bore.

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Garden Press Event 2019

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Wednesday, February 27, 2019 saw the Garden Press Event held at the Business Design Center in Islington, London (UK) and the event was well attended as far as exhibitors and press visitors are concerned.

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Resolutions for Birding in Costa Rica, 2019

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I actually really hope to see this bird in 2019 in Costa Rica. Although I already do this in a few different ways, I will do more to promote this special endeavor to more people while guiding or just out birding. Well, those are my resolutions for 2019.

Surpassing 300 Species in Costa Rica on Global Big Day, 2019

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People talk about it for months in advance, organize teams, have tee-shirts made, and get support from local businesses, respective tourism ministries and NGOs. The goal of my partner Marilen and myself was identifying all of them, or, at least as many as possible on May 4th, 2019.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of January 2019)

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I’m still saying Happy New Year to people… Corey had an easy choice for his Best Bird of the Weekend. The post Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of January 2019) appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Wait, is January almost over?

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of April 2019)

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Easter weekend means many things to many people, but most of us with school-age children in the United States can’t help but link this floating holiday with travel, seeing as how so many K-12 schools use the weekend anchor their Spring Break.

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The Battle of Stalingrad, or Crows vs. People

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Therefore you can imagine my suspicion when I started to receive calls from various journalists to comment on cases of Hooded Crows attacking people. It only lasts for a day or two before they take flight themselves, but people do not respond with much understanding.

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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of February 2019?

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The polar vortex encompassing Upstate New York delivered all manner of problems for people, but our local birds seem to be weathering the blistering cold well. The post Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of February 2019? Are you ready for Superb Owl Sunday ?

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19 Ways to Make a Fresh Start in 2019…

Elephant Journal

2018 is finished… And 2019 has just begun… With the transition of one year to the next, many people make the innocent oversight of bringing their out-dated patterns with them (just like a tired but treasured piece of luggage). Blog Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga 2019 dreams healing health katrina love senn katrinalovesenn people-pleasing perfection transformation wellbeing

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The Joy of One-eyed Birding

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My first year on eBird, 2012, exactly 20 people submitted checklists for the entire state. I’m happy to say, last year 98 people submitted checklists here, and it looks like 2019 will be the year we finally pass the 100 mark. I confess, this post has a trick title.

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Chemicals from sunscreen products do seep into bloodstream

Green (Living) Review

While too much exposure to the rays of the sun can cause damage the biggest problem that, when vising the beach, people tend to immediately plonk down in the sun to be frizzled.

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Building a Shelf of Failure in 2019

Elephant Journal

Wanna know my advice for 2019? Hand people the tools they need to take advantage of you. 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. Sign […].

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Saving the Drowning Cormorant, or the Kerkini Lake, Greece

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By ‘foreigners’ I mean the people from other villages.” These visits are strictly regulated and the birds are habituated to people, showing no reaction to our presence. Well-being of the birds here is intricately connected with well-being of the people.

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Dumping garden waste in woods

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many people believe that dumping their garden waste in woods, parks and the countryside is a good idea as it goes back into soil but far from it.

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

Elephant Journal

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

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Save the turtles – from people!

Green Prophet

This day was created to help people celebrate turtles and tortoises and protect their disappearing habitats. We contacted the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, and we told them about the fact that people have turtles at home.

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

Green (Living) Review

National Feet Week (13th May – 20th May) encourages people of all ages to prioritise foot health in the same way they would dental and eye health with regular podiatry appointments.

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Listening to Falcons: The Peregrines of Tom Cade

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Author Sherrida Woodley thinks deeply about dearly departed birds. such as California Condors and Passenger Pigeons. She also has an abiding interest in important figures in natural history. She’s already written about Rachel Carson: Secret Birder.

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Healing powers of yoga for young people.

Elephant Journal

In an uncertain world, young people are turning to coping strategies that are available to them. […]. “All of my friends smoke a spliff every day and/or take medication, either to help them sleep, or to combat anxiety or depression or for ADHD.

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40 MEPs support campaign asking people to eat vegan for Lent

Green (Living) Review

The parliamentarians have signed a statement of support for the Million Dollar Vegan campaign, which encourages people to fight climate change with diet change LONDON, UK, Wednesday 27 February 2019: As a result of recent research which details the devastating effects of animal agriculture on our planet and the environment, 40 Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have declared their support for the Million Dollar Vegan campaign – including UK MEPs Catherine Bearder and John Flack.

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Bird Litigation: Is the Golden-cheeked Warbler Still Endangered?

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Fueled by a dynamic economy, it is now the 11th largest city in the country: more than 2 million people now live in the metropolitan area.

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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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Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather–A Book Review

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A feather is a magical thing. There is a wonder to its construction and color, a mystery that goes beyond what we know anatomically about how feathers function.

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No Plot? No Problem

Green (Living) Review

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Where America dreams of/goes birding?

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Colombia was praised for its “amazing people, topography and biodiversity”. Still, even within such a small number of people there were several that couldn’t pick a single country from it. I had no intention of making a questionnaire or analysing the results.

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

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Then again, this might be a wonderful entry point for some people. The two indexes, “Index of People Names” and “Index of Bird Names,” make it easy to find people (as in the ornithologists, naturalists, and writers cited throughout the book) and birds.

Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment

Greentumble

billion people (mainly from developing countries) until the present day [1]. So, people move the livestock to another piece of land where the process repeats. More people means higher demand for natural resources (including water(!)

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Sam Lena Park, Tucson, Arizona

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In my continuing tour of the many sites for birding here in the Tucson, Arizona area, I have run across the Sam Lena Park, and athletic complex.

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A Morning at Punta Morales, Costa Rica

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After that, it was time to head back up to the intermontane valley where we and so many other people reside. One of the quandaries of birding in Costa Rica is deciding where to go birding. Where do you go when there are so many different places to choose from?

Where to watch shorebirds around Belgrade, Serbia

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In Europe, people start birding when they see a Common Kingfisher or a Golden Oriole , hoping to see more jewels like that, but not a Wood Sandpiper. Shorebirds (in Europe: waders) must be an acquired birding taste.

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Aoi Matsuri parade

Indigenize

According to The Mainisti, a Japanese paper in English language, “the festival originated in the era of Emperor Kinmei more than 1,400 years ago, when people prayed for no damage from rainstorms and good […].

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Birding Pulau Ubin-Singapore

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By the time we crossed the Puaka Bridge and walked up Jalan Wat Siam it was the afternoon and there were no other people in that area at all. 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.

February Birding in Tybee Island, Georgia

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One obvious colony (technically just off of Tybee), where I twice watched people stop to put food out, had not a single cat ear-tipped, making me wonder if there was even an attempt to neuter.

Should you consider investing in oil in 2019?

Green Prophet

Most people would not have the right facilities to store it and would have to pay somebody to do this for them, which could cancel out the return on investment.

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Ghosting People – social practices, karmic debts

Elephant Journal

Not exactly… Ghosting people creates a real and immediate mental schism, a little bit of karmic debt for both parties – the ghostee gets a little or a lot of lingering painful confusion around why […]. 16 unreturned texts…8 missed calls…4 Facebook likes unreciprocated…a blocked email later and we weren’t friends anymore… Clean and efficient, right?

2019 72

How to Know the Birds: The Art and Adventure of Birding – A Book Review

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The back of the book offers an excellent index, covering birds, people, and vocabulary. National Geographic, March 2019, 304 pages, 6.3 “Get a field guide!” ” That’s what novice birders are told, over and over.

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South East Arizona’s Madera Canyon

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Famous for its tolerance of the large number of people that venture thru the canyon, this bird’s photograph is highly sought after by many birders from all over the world. Some days there were literally 100’s of people, wandering up and down the path, hoping for a chance to see this rarity.

Open Source and Open Design

Green (Living) Review

Now open source has gone further that that and will enable people not just to connect and cooperate but to help “save the Planet” but also to create businesses. No longer does a corporation or corporations hold the key to the design and end-product but the people as a whole.

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I've finally hit the Journal of Hydrology!

Environmental Economics

We found that people are somewhat concerned about runoff, generally, as a water quality issue,” said research team member Dr. Tanga Mohr, professor in Appalachian’s Department of Economics.

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The Little Big Year-week 46: All this fun comes to an end

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So, it is with a fresh mind, slightly exhausted body, and a renewed sense of love for our avian friends that I will start all over again here 2019. I would be remiss in wrapping this up, without acknowledging the many, many people who were instrumental in help along the way.

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The Little Big Year 2018: Best Birds of the Year!

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The people, the birds, the animals, the history, all combined to form an energy that left you wanting more. For nearly 10 days now, I have been sorting thru all of the images from 2018. This is a daunting task in any normal year, but this one is a real exception.

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