Who gets food stamps in America?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The claim is often made that it is primarily African-Americans and then Hispanics who are the main recipients of food stamps and welfare in the USA but statistics show an entirely different picture. According to sources Caucasian-Americas are the largest group of food stamp recipients with 36%, with African-Americans 22% and Hispanics at 10%.

Walker Says that "Job Creators" Will Be Back After the Recall | PR.

PR Watch

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Wisconsin was the only state in the country to have statistically significant job losses in the past year. Wenohah Hauter, Author of "Foodopoly," Discusses Why Corporate Control of America's Food System Affects YOU.

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Wine 'Round the World | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

Connecting the Gems - Gregg Treinish and Deia Schlosberg trek the Northern Rockies in search of Americas best hope for a carnivore super-highway. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

Private Sector Biodiversity Commitments Leveraged by CBD COP13

Conservancy Talk

This growing awareness among the business community is backed up by official figures; according to the Mexican National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), environmental degradation and depletion in Mexico cost the country 5.3

13-Year-Old Discovers a Way to Combat Hunger in America

Green (Living) Review

McKenna Greenleaf Faulk knows her hunger statistics. McKenna Greenleaf Faulk leapt over her school district’s red tape to get food to the people who needed it the most. In a recent interview with TakePart, she explained that one in six Americans are at risk of hunger.

Becoming Debt Free with Help from Debt Relief Centers of America

Hug a Tree with Me

Statistics show that presently 7 out of every 10 American adults owe some kind of debt. The Debt Relief Center of America exists to provide aid in the form of debt settlement; they service adults nationwide. Financial freedom is certainly synonymous with stress free living. To live a carefree life without the worry about debt and asking yourself “can we afford this?” ” is the dream that we are all after.

Rare Birds of North America: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Where did the Coney Island Gray-hooded Gull come from, Africa or South America? I kept wishing I had Rare Birds of North America , by Steve N. It is a book that embraces identification and analysis of avian rarities and vagrancy patterns throughout the United States and Canada with an enthusiasm and devotion to statistical, geographic, and ornithological detail that will both delight and challenge birders. The other two co-authors of Rare Birds of North America, Steve N.

The American Nightmare.

Elephant Journal

America as in the United States seems to be less the land of the free and the home of the brave than the land of the free market and the home of homelessness next to ridiculous corporate wealth.

Green gambling? You bet! 3 sure-fire ways to win for the environment

Green Traveler Guides

| Follow The Green | Nearly seven in ten Americans will gamble this year, and that statistic is matched or doubled-down in other parts of the world.

Maintaining Healthy Forests Takes More than Planting Trees

Nature Conservancy - Science

What can we do to slow climate change and restore America’s forests? Enter science and the power of statistics. The need for this type of ecological restoration thinning in the dry forests of western North America is great.

Northern Hawk Owl in Germany

10,000 Birds

That, at least, is the case for most birders in North America, unless they reside in Florida and have no clue as to what a winter is anyway. Second, the few that don’t – Northern Hawk Owls, Snowy Owls and Great Grey Owls – are so exceptionally rare even in severe winters that using them to define winter birding would impact our climate statistics even worse than global warming.

Technology to the Rescue for Foresters in the Thick of It

Nature Conservancy - Science

They start with science and statistics. Yes – statistics can help you get surprisingly close to the complexity of nature (see my recent blog for background).

10 Natural Ways to Support your Thyroid Gland

Hug a Tree with Me

Statistics show that approximately 1 out of every 13 people in America currently suffer from some form of thyroid dysfunction. The thyroid is the body’s greatest prove that big things comes in small packages.

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Birders are Freeloaders

10,000 Birds

Many of our most puzzling statistics arise from this otherwise innocuous report. What chafes me is why otherwise sensible individuals can quote the previous statistics yet still feel emboldened to perpetuate the trope that wildlife watchers watch for free.

Are Flu Vaccines a Scam?

Green Earth Journey

The failure of cohort studies • So how do the vaccine companies come up with this "50% reduction in death rate" statistic? She and three other researchers began to study the widely-quoted vaccine statistics in an attempt to identify this "healthy user effect," if any.

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Challenge21: Climber Jake Norton Takes on Triple Seven Summits to Help Global Water Crisis

Wend Magazine

Earlier today, renowned climber, Jake Norton reached the 18,500-foot summit of El Pico de Orizaba , Mexico’s highest mountain and the third highest peak in North America.

All You Need to Know About BC’s Carbon Tax Shift in Five Charts

Sightline Daily

British Columbia then found itself alone: the only jurisdiction in North America with an appreciable, economy-wide price on global warming emissions. Still, you wouldn’t expect to be able to discern much of an economic impact in aggregate statistics.

Giulio Boccaletti: What Scientific Idea is Ready for Retirement?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Stationarity is defined as a quality of a process in which the statistical parameters of the process do not change with time. In the case of hydrology, it is what allows us to define events by using time statistics, like the “ one in a hundred years flood.”

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Peak Driving in Oregon

Sightline Daily

What’s more, for the first time in the history of America’s love affair with the automobile, the driving levels nationally aren’t tracking economic growth.

Embracing Your Future: Natural Swimming Pools

The Alien Next Door

The sleek vessel glides over Georgia Strait toward the Gulf Islands and you watch the view, reflecting on the history of NSPs in North America. But it took almost two decades for the NSP concept to catch on in North America. In 2014, only one commercial NSP existed in North America.

Mobile Text Surveys: A Smarter Way to Measure Conservation’s Impacts on People?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The statistical power of our approach comes through the volume of responses and randomization rather than trying to control other variables. A Samburu woman checks her cell phone. Image credit: Eddie Game/TNC. Eddie Game is a senior scientist with The Nature Conservancy.

The Art of Persuasion: What Climate Activists Can Learn from Same-Sex Marriage and Anti-Smoking

Conservancy Talk

Lesson for the climate change community : Personal stories and experiences are more compelling than raw statistics. Liz Georges manages communications for The Nature Conservancy’s climate policy work in North America.

Quotes of the day

Environmental Economics

America's Finest News Source: According to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, July was the hottest month since recordkeeping began in 1880, averaging 1.46 Mickey Copeland Statistics Compiler. As a nation, we’re doing a terrible job of manipulating statistics.”.

Monterey Shale Downgraded

Green (Living) Review

The oil had always been a statistical fantasy,” said geoscientist J. David Hughes is a geoscientist who has studied the energy resources of Canada and North America for nearly four decades, including 32 years with the Geological Survey of Canada as a scientist and research manager.

Susan Sarandon Asks Americans to Green Their Beverages


Based on statistics, in the real world, less than 2,500 of those beverage containers would be recycled. The recycling rate in America is less than 25 percent.

Re-Branding Nature: From Dismal Swamp to Constructed Wetland

Nature Conservancy - Science

Draining and filling of wetland up and down the east coast made Jefferson’s image of America nearly a reality by the mid-1900s. The updated statistics must show constructed wetlands in the 10s of thousands by now, right?

Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe.

Offshore Wind Energy Could Power 14 Million American Homes If.

Sierra Club Compass

Along with acting quickly to renew these investments for a cleaner energy economy, Congress must also act to incentivize offshore wind energy development if it has America's best interests in mind. Now those are some wind energy statistics to blow anyone away!

Explained in 90 Seconds: It's Cold. That Doesn't Mean Global.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Our video features Drew Purves, from Microsoft in Cambridge, UK, a statistics whiz specializing in modeling the climate and ecosystems. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content.

Kentucky: First in Crane Hunting?

10,000 Birds

More than 10,000 people hunt cranes in North America each year. One of the interesting statistics that came out of neighboring Tennessee’s crane hunting controversy is that Tennessee has marked an 81% increase in wildlife watchers over the past decade, while its hunters declined 25%. “To

Alaskans Banding Together Against Proposed Coal Mine

Sierra Club Compass

And beyond that shocking statistic, it would also set another dangerous precedent. "It Coal Health Our Wild America Tar Sands The proposed Chuitna coal mine in Alaska is the largest climate fight you've never heard of, says Laura Comer of Alaska Beyond Coal.

Writing About Truth…and Other Lies

The Alien Next Door

For more than a decade, consumers in North America have purchased cereals, snack foods, and salad dressings, among other products, blithely unaware that these products contained ingredients from plants whose DNA was manipulated in a laboratory. I diligently used the scientific method, hypothesis-testing, objective observation and appropriate statistics to my work. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. So, what is it to write about truth?

Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 22, 2012 | PR Watch

PR Watch

While "voter fraud" has been shown to have no impact on election outcomes, requiring identification at the polls can have a statistically significant impact. Wenohah Hauter, Author of "Foodopoly," Discusses Why Corporate Control of America's Food System Affects YOU.

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Vegetarianism Can Save the Middle East

Green Prophet

Look at the numbers of people who have turned vegetarian in recent years and the statistics are optimistic. Wal-mart, America’s largest retailer, has in the past few years, has begun selling a number of vegan alternatives.

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Low Oil Prices = Less Oil Drilling

Sightline Daily

North America Rotary Rig County data by Baker Hughes It’s perhaps a little early to see the drilling collapse in the state’s oil production statistics.

Australia's Climate Inferno "Encroaching on Entirely New Territory.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. If this was just one record-breaking event you might write it off as a statistical anomaly. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture.

The Feds and Food=Fooderal Confusion [cartoon]

Wend Magazine

And from the accumulating statistics of soil loss, land loss, deforestation, overuse of water, various sorts of pollution, etc., Connecting the Gems - Gregg Treinish and Deia Schlosberg trek the Northern Rockies in search of Americas best hope for a carnivore super-highway.

Egypt Has Highest Rates of Early Onset Colorectal Cancer – Internet Fast-food, Pesticides?

Green Prophet

Gado found that one quarter of his patients were less than 40 years old, a far higher percentage than in Europe or North America, where incidence of the disease is much higher, but only 2-6 percent of patients are that young.

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Puppy Love

Environmental News Network

America Loves It’s Pets. For more pet ownership statistics click here. One of my new cousins! This past month I was lucky enough to welcome 2 new members to my extended family. Norwood, a mutt, and Arwen, a Labrador/Sheppard mix.

ALEC Disbands Task Force Responsible for Stand Your Ground.

PR Watch

Members of the Task Force have included for-profit prison providers like Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), which has also served as the co-chair. And those sorts of statistics were very helpful to us when we pushed it through, when we passed the final legislation," Walker said.