Birding in Nanhui, Shanghai in October 2019

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So, this post just shows 25 birds I spotted at Nanhui (coastal Shanghai) in October 2019. The post Birding in Nanhui, Shanghai in October 2019 appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Sometimes I am tired of words, tired of writing.

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Collaborative list – April 2019

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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.

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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Rename All Birds Named After White People

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Prior to serving in the Confederacy, Driver notes, McCown played leading roles in genocidal campaigns against indigenous peoples on the US-Canada border and against the Seminoles in Florida. So, a proposal: let’s stop naming non-European birds after people of European descent.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of September 2019)

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This uncharacteristic sentimentality probably results from the morning of birding I enjoyed this weekend with both my daughter and my close friend, two people that have never gone birding together. The post Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of September 2019) appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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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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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of September 2019?

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Early September, like just about every other time of year, means different things to different people. The post Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of September 2019? In New York, schools open after Labor Day.

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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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A few interesting birds seen at Nanhui, Shanghai in 2019

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The mixtape covering the year 2019 would be a rather boring affair, including mostly songs by The National, with one or two by Craig Finn and Hold Steady added, as well as Avant Gardener (almost none of which were released in 2019, showing how far behind I am these days).

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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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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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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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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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Can Platypus Persist Alongside People?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Under threat from urban development, can this iconic Australian animal survive alongside us? From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Conservation Science Endangered Species Urban Conservation

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Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment


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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In the past – not that long ago – people were happy with less

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the past – not so long ago – people were happy and content with less. Today people are not even happy if they have everything; they still want more. And then? Well, they are still not happy and need more, and then more still. But happiness never comes.

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Horrible Vintage Foods And Why People Cooked Them

Green Prophet

The post Horrible Vintage Foods And Why People Cooked Them appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East. The congealed concoction pictured above is actually one of the least repugnant dishes that Americans were so enamored of in the 1950s and 60s, and even into the 1970s.

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Ivy in the woods

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A great many of – often rather uneducated – people believe that ivy, climbing up trees harms the trees and strangles them but this is not the case.

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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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Birders: A Documentary Short Film Review

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” So, it is established: this is a film about migrant birds and the people who work to protect them in south Texas and northern Mexico. The hawkwatch scenes are joyous, crowded with people and birds. The focus is on the people and their activities. 25, 2019).

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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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The Economic Impact of Birding on National Wildlife Refuges: Creating Local Jobs

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The most recent effort was released in June 2019. The report states : Decades old partnerships with the Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge and the City of Socorro have fostered continued economic benefit for the American people. Every few years, the U.S.

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Uganda’s Billion Dollar Bird: The Shoebill

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The Resplendent Quetzal boasts a tail so long that people travel the world to admire it. Mabamba Swamp is where Corey and I spotted our first Shoebill in the company of an international delegation attending the 2019 African Bird Expo. Not all birds are created equal.

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All I Want for Christmas is a Curlew Sandpiper

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Even on the tiny island of Trinidad, with a population of one and a half million people it is quite rare to not encounter a relatively high level of vehicular traffic on any day, at any time.

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Birding Taman Negara, or the dubious joys of rainforest birding

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Michael Herr (and other people before him) once stated that “War is long periods of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror.” This is the way otherwise sane people start planning for their next rainforest birdwatching trip soon after their last one.

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

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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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Costa Rica Tops 700 Species on Global Big Day, October 19

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People got on board, lots of people got on board and throughout the world. Fortunately, the folks at eBird knew about our concerns and not being people that forego Big Days or any other birding endeavors, they decided to promote another Global Big Day, this one in October!

Should you consider investing in oil in 2019?

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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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The Final Days of the Danube backwaters in Belgrade: Chinese Belt and Road Initiative is coming to Serbia

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Local people would have to suffer pollution and oil spills coming from the harbour upriver from the city, as well as the lack of facilities to neutralize major floodwaves, directly endangering up to 80,000 people living along the right bank of the Danube and the left bank of the Sava.

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Would You Rather? No More False Choices Between People and the Planet

Nature Conservancy - Science

Would you rather be covered in fur or scales? Would you rather save babies or trees? This kind of stark dilemma can be an entertaining conversation starter at a party, but it should not be the entry point we […]. Ideas Climate Health & Nature TNC Science

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Landfill by Tim Dee: Review

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“‘I haven’t met people who say, I quite like gulls. Lots of people would prefer other birds. I have visited my local landfill for the last seven years, usually several times per winter, only to recently stumble upon a book called the Landfill!

Recommended reading: Another important VSL paper

Environmental Economics

An important shadow price in the analysis of policies affecting human mortality is the value of statistical life (VSL), which is imputed from how people make decisions involving tradeoffs between small mortality risks and other goods. Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, November 11, 2019.

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I Adopted a HeroRat


These are a large rat species who are trained to sniff out hidden land mines left all over after military conflicts, thereby allowing people to […]. In good Hobbit fashion and in gratitude for my life, I like to give something good away on my birthday.

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Australian Magpies in Broome

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Australian Magpies are a species that most people are familiar with, but often for the wrong reasons. The reason the Australian Magpie has a bad reputation is due to the fact it can swoop at people and inflict harm.

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Birds of the West: An Artist’s Guide–A Book Review

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I’m one of those people who love to browse in art supplies stores. 2019). Skipstone, 2019. I first encountered Molly Hashimoto’s bird art in California.

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Bird Songs (but maybe not the kind you’re thinking): A review of “There Are Birds,” a music album, and an interview with songstress Stephanie Seymour

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Why do people become birders? Last but not least, the cover of the album is a beautiful painting by the 2019 American Birding Association Bird of the Year Artist, Megan Massa.

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Healing powers of yoga for young people.

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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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Holidaymakers encouraged to save their lilos from landfill by turning them into designer bags

Green (Living) Review

Georgia Wyatt-Lovell, founder of Wyatt and Jack, says: 'Holiday inflatables are great fun for a week or two, but when the holiday’s over, most people have no further use for them. Based on four people per booking, there were 8.25m package holidays taken over the past 12 months.

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How to Bird on Crutches

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Benches make life more pleasant for others, not just for people with mobility issues, but small children, pregnant women, unfit elderly… If you are on electric grid (and not solar) and the trail is reasonably even and wide, a noiseless golf cart might be a great solution.

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Reminders and Perils of Fall Migration in Costa Rica

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Other questions also come to mind like, “If so much poison is needed to grow pineapples, is the profit worth risking the health of people and ecosystems?”, Migration is happening. Every birder knows it.

Birds of the West Indies by Kirwan, Levesque, Oberle & Sharpe

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The casino was thick with people and tobacco. Now that I have got your attention, let us move to the new version of the Birds of the West Indies by Kirwan, Levesque, Oberle and Sharpe, published by the Lynx Edicions (2019). Or How a Serbian Suave Playboy Promoted Birding the Caribbean.

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