Springtime in Canada Geese Country

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Normally, I don’t look forward to seeing the Canada Geese on the lake near my Florida home. The post Springtime in Canada Geese Country appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Birds canada geese Florida

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But…It’s a Canada Goose?

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I personally don’t think so, but here is the story ofthe first Canada Goose in the CBC history for the Everglades National Park. The birds in questions were the aforementioned Canada Goose and three happily foraging Chipping Sparrows. The post But…It’s a Canada Goose?

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“Oh, Bittersweet Canada” – Distillerie Mariana: Avril Amaretto Québécois

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“Oh, sweet Canada, Canada, Canada” is perhaps the best-best known of birdsong mnemonics in North America, familiar to birders as an aid to remembering the voice of the White-throated Sparrow ( Zonotrichia albicollis ). Oh, sweet Canada indeed.

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Oh Sweet Canada! Canucks Vote on Best Bird

10,000 Birds

The contest: Canada’s national bird. Five candidates made the final cut: Common Loon , Snowy Owl , Gray Jay , Black-capped Chickadee , and of course, Canada Goose , like the specimen above photographed by Daniel D’Auria and posted on Wikimedia Commons. Sadly excluded were the Canada Warbler , and the White-throated Sparrow , with its melodic ode to Canada—or Sam Peabody, depending on your ear.).

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Canada’s National Bird: And the Winner Is …

10,000 Birds

Those of you who have been waiting with bated breath for the past few months in anticipation can finally exhale: Canada has a new national bird. After vigorous, engaged public debate, the winner is the Gray Jay , a bird only found in Canada’s boreal forests that, supporters say, reflects well on Canadians themselves, with its friendliness, hardiness, and smarts. News Canada Gray Jay national bird Royal Canadian Geographic Society

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The Amusing Case of the Gulf Breeze Zoo Canada Geese

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The Canada Goose sits on its nest of pine cones. With so much to look at, you wouldn’t think my eyes would be drawn to a pine cone nest on the ground, complete with a Canada Goose parent shielding her delicate eggs from the nearby antelope species. The Canada Geese (on the right side) show no fear. Canada Geese are known for being versatile and adaptable birds. The post The Amusing Case of the Gulf Breeze Zoo Canada Geese appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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The Sandhill Cranes vs. Canada Geese

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On the other hand, the Canada Geese have both safety in numbers and famously aggressive personalities. Only two cranes stood to take on the dozen or so Canada Geese, and from my vantage point it looked like the latter had the upper hand, hissing and wagging their tails if the larger birds got close. The post The Sandhill Cranes vs. Canada Geese appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Another Canada Goose Cull

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Nackawic, New Brunswick, Canada will cull up to 250 Canada Geese that are leaving too many droppings on the waterfront. This story broke just in time for Canada Day too… a. Asides

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Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme

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A highly successful, Scotland-based model for certifying sustainable tourism businesses is to be rolled out across Canada. GreenStep Solutions, based in Kelowna, British Columbia, is now the new face of Green Tourism Canada after forming an international partnership with. Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Norco Bikes: The Ultimate Guide On Canada’s Biggest Brand


Norco bikes are Canada’s biggest bike manufacturers, they are also the oldest. This is what makes Norco bikes very unique, Canada is a huge country, with different kinds of landscapes and weather.

Submission Call for "My Canada" Anthology

The Alien Next Door

IOWI has sent out a submission call for its anthology "My Canada", an anthology devoted to stories, poems, articles and images about Canada. My Canada" Anthology Canada is a vast country of diverse and exciting history, a climate and environment that spans from the boreal forests of the Canadian Shield, muskegs of northern BC, and tundras of the Arctic Circle to the grasslands of the Prairies and southern woodlands of Ontario and Quebec. No Canada-bashing.

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Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme

Green Traveler Guides

A highly successful, Scotland-based model for certifying sustainable tourism businesses is to be rolled out across Canada. GreenStep Solutions, based in Kelowna, British Columbia, is now the new face of Green Tourism Canada after forming an international partnership with. Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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At least no one said 'Canada'

Environmental Economics

I randomly take attendance in my Intro class (for exam bonus points).    Today, to record attendance, and for fun, under the guise of 'current events are important,' I asked the class to put their name on a sheet of paper and list three countries in which the U.S. has active military engagements--that is, fighting.    A few random (cherry-picked) responses: South Africa. Denmark. North Korea. Japan. China. Vietnam. Liberia. Africa. Middle East. Lebanon. Seria.

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Too Many Canada Geese in the Dakotas?

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They are upping the bag limit to try to keep Canada Geese in check. Asides

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Birding a Flock of Canada Geese

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Canada Geese are a nuisance. It is not the fault of Canada Geese that they have become a trash bird. The released birds had no urge to migrate and discovered that suburbia, with vast expanses of yummy grass and a plethora of ponds, lakes, and water hazards, was paradise for a Canada Goose. New York City has famously taken to catching and gassing Canada Geese so it is actually getting difficult to find decent-sized flocks of the birds in Brooklyn and Queens.

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Cooper’s Hawk Eating a Road-Killed Canada Goose

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I had no luck finding any “good” geese or the blackbird, but I was fortunate enough to come upon a Cooper’s Hawk that had found a very big meal to enjoy, a road-killed Canada Goose.

Chevy Volt Coming to Canada in 2012

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The 2012 Chevrolet Volt electric car will finally be available in seven major markets across Canada this fall, with the starting price of $41,545. “The Chevrolet Volt is an award winner, with leading technology recognized as the only electric vehicle that can meet all your driving needs,” said Kevin Williams, president and managing director at GM Canada. Electric 2012 chevrolet volt canada chevy volt

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Canada’s Heartwarming Message to Stressed Americans.

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Just like a best friend showing up with a hug and a warm vanilla latte, a bouquet of tacos or a bottle of whiskey, Canada is stepping in with a video to remind Americans that we’re loved just as we are—even during this whacked-out election season. Inspiring (Wow) #tellamericaitsgreat 2016 election america Canada pep talk politics tell America it's great the garden

Canada Refuses to Renew Kyoto Agreement

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In the first Kyoto Agreement in 1997, Canada was one of the signers. However, Canada had declared that they are no longer renewing their participation with the Kyoto agreement when the same expires on 2012. Canada has seemingly prioritized economic sustainability. Canada is one of the most polluting nations that produces significant amount of greenhouse gases. Eco News kyoyo agreement canada

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Canada is Sorry. ~ Renée Picard

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Ontario, Canada, Goes Coal-Free

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Today Ontario, Canada, is showcasing a path for a world working to prevent runaway climate change. Today, Ontario retired their last coal-fired power plant. Part of a bold plan launched by former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty in 2003 to cut pollution in the province, this is great news for everyone who loves clean air and is working to provide a safe and liveable planet for future generations.

Oh, Canada! A Few of My Favourite Things.

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Arts & Culture WAYLON: Today Only Canada Canada Day comedy famous Canadians music tv(PS: Sorry about Nickelback, Celine and the Biebs).

Why We Should Think Twice Before Celebrating Canada Day.

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Every July 1st when Canada Day rolls around, I feel happy and grateful—but also sad. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only Big Oil Canada Canada Day environment first nations Indigenous Rights native rights residential schools

Canada Engages in Massive Climate Modification Program

Green Home Blog

The only thing more disturbing than Canada’s environmental about-face – pushed through by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during former President George W. However, it is unlikely that the international organization will levy fines or censure Canada, especially if the 100-square- kilometer bloom (6,214 square miles) performs as intended, absorbing atmospheric carbon dioxide and then sinking to the bottom of the ocean in imitation of nature’s own carbon sequestration techniques.

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Now Canada Muzzles Climate Science Cheney/Bush-Style

Green Prophet

A student researcher at the University of Toronto has exposed a draconian shut-down of climate science in Canada. This is a first for Canada - an advanced democracy, but a democracy that has the resource-curse of vast oil sands potential. In fact, what is happening in Canada is even worse. “Over the past several months we have seen major cuts to Environment Canada that are leaving it without any real scientific or research power.

Ontario: Canada’s green wine country

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It’s high time to visit Canada’s green wine country. Ontario: Canada’s green wine country is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Canada North America Ontario Wine country green wine Green Wine News green wine tourism| Green Wine News |. N ot far from Niagara Falls , around the Ontario town of Beamsville , the peach and cherry orchards of the past are quickly disappearing. They’re being replaced by grape vines. . Photo by Featherstone.

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Canada Bans Gestation Crates for Pregnant Pigs


Canada has taken a step in the kinder direction for pigs this week: they''ve banned the use of gestation crates for pregnant sows. Read More The post Canada Bans Gestation Crates for Pregnant Pigs appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Camel Meat Catching on in Canada

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Emiratis are addicted to Canada’s premier doughnut chain, Tim Horton’s. Food & Health camel meat Canada exotic meatsToronto eateries now offer camel burgers and kangaroo kebabs. So it makes for kharmic culinary balance that Torontonians chomp a North American staple with a crazy MidEast twist: camel burgers. Casbah , a food kiosk in downtown Toronto, serves up camel burgers. “It’s It’s very healthy, and it has no fat,” Casbah owner Dali Chehimi told CBC news.

Canada’s Greensoil Invests in Israel Cleantech

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Greensoil, an investment firm from Canada will fund Israeli agritech companies with a reported $12 million. Cash from Canada will be funding clean technology companies in Israel. Business & Politics Cleantech, Science & Technology agriculture Canada clean tech food green investment green tech irrigation Israel sustainable agricultureA new Canadian fund called Greensoil looks to build Israeli agritech companies with the launch of a $12 million CAN fund.

Air Canada Pilot Diverts Flight to Save Freezing Dog


An Air Canada pilot is being credited with saving a dog’s life by diverting a Toronto-bound flight from Tel-Aviv after the plane’s cargo area suffered a heating malfunction. The pooch in Read More The post Air Canada Pilot Diverts Flight to Save Freezing Dog appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Top News

Pamela Anderson Wants Canada to Change ‘Archaic’ Animal Transport Laws


Pamela Anderson took to her Twitter last night to decry Canada’s animal transport regulations in light of a damning undercover investigation by Mercy for Animals Canada. The animal activist (and Canadian) Read More The post Pamela Anderson Wants Canada to Change ‘Archaic’ Animal Transport Laws appeared first on Ecorazzi.

No, Canada – There is No Ethical Oil

Green Prophet

A Canadian lobbying group is claiming that Canada’s oil is somehow more “ethical” than Saudi Arabian oil because the Saudis don’t just destroy the climate we evolved to live in but also abuse women’s rights. Yet, imagining that either of them have the right to talk ethics, dirty oil governed and now climate-science-denying Canada and dirty oil dependent and human-right-denying Saudi Arabia are squabbling over which oil is ethical.

Clean-Tech Bonds Forged Between Israel and Canada

Green Prophet

Israel’s Heliofocus caught Canada’s attention. billion in annual trade exists between Canada and Israel, including considerable Canadian investment in Israeli agritech. Canada’s Greensoil Invests in Israel Cleantech. Business & Politics Canada Israel Solar Energy

How the United States & Canada can Avoid Cooking our Planet.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Canada climate change lobbyists oil politics tobacco U.S.But there are solutions. Scientists say that half of the industrial carbon emissions have been released since 1988. It is clear that such things as.

Morrissey Says The Seal Hunt Makes Canada ‘Fashionably Dead’


In a post titled “This Sorrowful Canada,” which Read More The post Morrissey Says The Seal Hunt Makes Canada ‘Fashionably Dead’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. British rocker and outspoken animal activist Morrissey criticized Canadian Fisheries Minister Gail Shea for not calling a halt to the Canadian seal hunt.

Canada Cuts UNESCO Funds Based on US Law

Green Prophet

Voluntary funding to support nature and ancient cities is thinned even more as Canada cuts its funding to UNESCO. According to the Montreal Gazette, following a UNESCO vote that will give Palestinians a seat at the table, Canada’s federal government responded by retracting its voluntary payments which amounts to about $12 million a year. Business & Politics Travel & Nature Canada Israel Israel-Palestinian conflict Palestine UNESCO United Nations US Yemen

Love Your Lentils Canada competition launches May

Green (Living) Review

Vote for your favourites, Canada. SASKATOON, SK, May 2, 2013 – Canadian Lentils in partnership with Chef Michael Smith announced today the Love Your Lentils Canada competition, which challenges home chefs and food bloggers to develop and adapt recipes that could become a new favourite for family mealtime. "I love lentils and I''m thrilled that we grow the best in the world right here in Canada!"

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Nissan Leaf to Sell in Canada for $38,395

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No matter which Leaf model you choose in Canada, one thing is for sure, it will come equipped with the cold weather package which includes heated seats in front and back, heated steering wheel and outside mirrors as well as an HVAC directed to the back seat area. Electric Nissan Leaf Nissan Leaf Canada Nissan Leaf cost Nissan Leaf rebates

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Laura Vandervoort Calls on Canada to #BeCrueltyFree


The Canadian actress joins a long list of celebs, including Kristin Bauer, Leona Lewis and Read More The post Laura Vandervoort Calls on Canada to #BeCrueltyFree appeared first on Ecorazzi. “Bitten” actress Laura Vandervoort is urging the Canadian government to #BeCrueltyFree and ban cosmetics testing on animals.

Quick Take: USA-Canada, Arctic for Good

Conservancy Talk

and Canada have announced a new partnership dedicated to the protection of one of the world’s most threatened marine areas under climate change: the Arctic. Global Solutions Arctic arctic ocean Canada Climate Change Editor's Choice Maria Damanaki marine conservation marine protected area ocean conservation oceansThe U.S.

What You Need To Know About Solar Power In Canada

Green Prophet

Well, the trend in even picking up in Canada as well. How Does Solar Power Work In Canada? . The concept of solar power in Canada is similar to that in the United States and it is extremely easy. Whether you are visiting Canada or living in the country you truly can benefit from this sustainable power.

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A Flush of Hope: Meet Canada’s Fresh-Faced New Leader.

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I felt a flush of hope and relief last night as I'm sure much of Canada did as the Liberals stole the show. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only Canada Federal election Justin Trudeau Liberals politics

Anything But Conservative: Environmental Destruction in Canada. ~ Linda V. Lewis

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Canada caribou conservative deforestation democratic environmental destruction land And Canadians, please adopt Newfoundland’s ABC cry in our next election—vote Anything But Conservative!