The Birds of Washington, DC

10,000 Birds

There are a lot of birds in Washington, DC. The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History boasts an entire collection of skins of birds native to the DC area, from large Bald Eagles to tiny Eastern Screech Owls. Yes, there are lots of birds in Washington, DC – you just have to know where to look! The post The Birds of Washington, DC appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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D.C.-area hotel wins LEED Gold

Green Traveler Guides

The hotel’s certification is shared with D.C.-area Arlington District of Columbia North America United States Virginia Green Travel News LEED Marriott Renaissance Arlington Capital View Reuters Washington DCRenaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Someone has been listening to too much AC/DC*

Environmental Economics

From the Miscellany section of Economic Inquiry , Andy Keeler: Welfare economics must adapt to the growing consensus over the assignment of rights to animals. We extend nonmarket valuation techniques to the study and measurement of the preferences of Chinook salmon regarding their aquatic habitat and the value of their existence. We find that these techniques are as valid for fish as they are for humans.

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Washington, DC green: Restaurant Nora

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Washington, D.C. Restaurant Nora: D.C.'s 's only certified organic fine dining Restaurant Nora actually dates to 1979, when anything but steak-and-cigar power places or haute cuisine French were as scarce in D.C. Although the D.C.

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Chinese Birds in Washington DC

10,000 Birds

If you are one of those nature lovers that appreciates that original Audubon plates do not represent the full extent of avian art, you may appreciate the new exhibit at the Freer Gallery of Art on the National Mall. Winged Spirits: Birds in Chinese Painting presents the finest of avian and flower art from the Ming and Qing dynasties from now through August. They say that at least 35 species can be identified, so bring your field guide! Asides art china

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AC/DC: Highway to…Wine?


They may be known for strong guitars and wailing vocals, but AC/DC does more than just rock. AC/DC The Wine launches in Australia tomorrow, and will eventually be available worldwide. We wanted to make sure that AC/DC’s hometown fan base could have easy access to their rock icons’ wines,” said Woolworths Liquor Group general manager Steve Donahue , in explanation as to why the wine is launching in Australia first. Entertainment Music ac/dc

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Ethical Fashion Show at D.C. Fashion Week Begins a Conversation on Change

Eco Chic

“Moving the needle” was the phrase of the night, it seemed, at the opening night of D.C.’s But host and founder of D.C. Contrary to popular opinion, D.C. Hosted at partner D.C. Impact Hub , a community space just a few blocks down from the Verizon Center and the National Portrait Gallery, D.C.’s Jan Baker, a local entrepreneur and one of the team members and leaders of D.C. Ballard, formerly a D.C. We want to make D.C.

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Kanye West Chows Down on Vegan Goodies in D.C.


Backstage at Kanye West''s recent DC show, the rapper and his team enjoyed a vegan spread from Woodlands Vegan Bistro. Read More The post Kanye West Chows Down on Vegan Goodies in D.C. appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Music News Top News Vegan Kanye West

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Bird Deaths in Washington DC Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program

10,000 Birds

home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / Bird Deaths in Washington D.C. Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program Bird Deaths in Washington D.C. Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program By Corey • March 16, 2011 • No comments yet Tweet Share City Wildife , an organization in Washington D.C. capital, has released a report on the deadliest buildings in Washington D.C.

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Sierra Club Compass

Washington, D.C. DCS primarily focuses on schools and nonprofit community institutions in Wards 5, 7, and 8 in D.C. Youngblood explained that the company plans to expand to other public charter schools in the D.C. public charter schools will soon have a sunnier future.

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Washington D.C. is Sinking as Ice Sheets Melt


While political turmoil has in the past threatened to shut down D.C., According to new research, Washington, Read More The post Washington D.C. Washington now faces a more devastating future that could affect the District permanently. is Sinking as Ice Sheets Melt appeared first on Ecorazzi. Environment News Top News

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Interview: Stephanie Flack talks DC Environmental Film Fest


Across 12 days in the United States capital comes a film festival of global importance, as an environmentally-focused, widely-accessible gala to looks engage and enlighten, raise awareness, and call to Read More The post Interview: Stephanie Flack talks DC Environmental Film Fest appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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A Protest Virgin goes to D.C.

Elephant Journal

"I could feel my anger rising with that ferocious tide. But a man on crutches, with a smoking bundle of sage, reminded me of what I believe:". Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only #NODAPL awareness civil rights enlightenment hate humanity mindfulness peace protesting protests Racism Standing Rock video

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Bye-Bye, Styrofoam: Washington, D.C., Finally Bans Plastic Take-Out Containers

Green (Living) Review

With all the in-fighting in Congress, sometimes it can seem like there’s never any good news coming out of Washington, D.C. On June 24, 2014, the D.C. Restaurants and cafés will no longer be able to use nonbiodegradable food and drink cups and boxes. Well, here’s a little something that should cause quite a bit of cheer: The era of ubiquitous Styrofoam to-go cups and containers is about to come to a close in the nation’s capital.

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NYC-DC: What’s the Best Way to Travel Green?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Washington DC to New York City trip and its reverse is one of the most traveled routes in the United States. I assumed a Union Station, DC to Penn Station, NY trip and the reverse — roughly city center to city center. Image courtesy of A Dash of Scrapbooking. Craig Leisher is senior social scientist for The Nature Conservancy.

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Tenet Wines: The Pundit Syrah (2016)

10,000 Birds

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2009 Solar Decathalon Lights Up Washington, D.C.

Green Life Smart Life

A week before the start of the competition, the homes were sent to Washington, D.C. Tagged: Building green, Department of Energy, Green Building, Solar Decathlon, Sustainable Design, Washington DC. Tags: Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Technology Building green Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Sustainable Design Washington DC

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D.C. Mayor Declares September 16 ‘Hayden Panettiere Day’


If you live in Washington D.C., Gray held a ceremony on Friday honoring the actress/activist for her support of the cause to make Washington D.C. apparently you can now write “Hayden Panettiere Day” under September 16 on your calendar. Mayor Vincent C. a state. According to the Huffington Post, she has appeared in a [.]. News Pop Culture hayden panettiere

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Video: Community Renewable Energy Act - a path forward for solar energy in DC

Sierra Club Compass

DC City Council votes to move ahead on solar panel initiative from Kristen E on Vimeo.   DC City Council Votes to Move Ahead on Solar Power Initiative. A measure that would allow District residents to have better access to solar energy regardless of where they live or how much money they make was approved by a committee of the District of Columbia city council on Wednesday, July 3.

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If you're in the area of 500 5th St in DC at 11:00AM on January 11, you might want to stop. You could see something you may never see again

Environmental Economics

NW, Washington, D.C.Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide (Phase 2 report). This new report from the Board on Environmental Change and Society of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine examines potential approaches for a comprehensive update to the current methodology for estimating the social cost of carbon dioxide (SC-CO 2 ) for U.S. regulatory analysis.

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This Weekend’s DC VegFest to Host Big Vegan Food Drive


Read More The post This Weekend’s DC VegFest to Host Big Vegan Food Drive appeared first on Ecorazzi. The capital''s VegFest will feature a cruelty-free food drive that could help feed thousands. Causes News People Top News Vegan

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Animals at the Washington D.C. Zoo Sensed Earthquake in Advance


While my cats slept through the earthquake up in NY, many of the animals at the Washington D.C. We all know that human senses are dull compared to those of other species. Unless impeded by age or some defect, your household companion can see, hear and smell things more acutely than you could ever hope to. Zoo, close to the epicenter, felt the quake up to fifteen minutes before the ground started to shake. The orangutans started sounding the warning bell first.

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DC Entertainment Super Heroes Fight Famine in Africa


The Justice League, an international team of super heroes, is on a new quest to fight famine in the Horn of Africa and wants fans to become heroes themselves. Read More. Causes News People Top News

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Exclusive: Gene Baur Talks About His Just Eats Tour and Life in D.C.


We chatted with Gene at the Farm Sanctuary Gala on Saturday night and talked about his current “Just Eats Tour,&# life in D.C. Ecorazzi: You live in D.C. Gene Baur: I live in D.C. But there is an awful lot to do in the D.C. area and I also travel a lot so it’s easier to travel from Washington D.C. Has being in D.C. So being in Washington D.C. Gene Baur is one of the biggest and most influential names in the farm animal movement.

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Police in D.C. Arrest over 400 People—Where is the Media?

Elephant Journal

This is the most people ever arrested at once in the capital, and we are hearing crickets from the media. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today #democracyspring black lives matter corruption equal rights Media blackout no media coverage peaceful demonstration plolitics power for the people voter rights Voter suppression

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"The Pattern is Clear": Economic research is being driven out of D.C.

Environmental Economics

On August 15, the USDA announced their intent to realign and relocate the Economics Research Service, out of Washington D.C.   The announcement caught more than a few people, well, off-guard : Secretary Sonny Perdue’s surprise announcement last week that the department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Economic Research Service would be packing up and moving from D.C.

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The Good, bad and the ugly: High voltage DC transmission


High voltage DC transmission. In addition, high voltage direct current can also carry more electricity per conductor as a DC line has constant voltage, which is the same as peak voltage in an alternating current line. Load changes that would affect AC lines don’t really have much of a bearing on DC systems and the power flow from a DC link will help stabilize AC networks. Advantages of High voltage DC transmission. Disadvantages of High voltage DC transmission.

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November 6th- Tar Sands Action Returns to DC


One year from the next election, action will again return to DC to try to encircle the White House to ask President Obama to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Just in case there was any chance you could forget about the action! The action begins at 2 pm in Lafayette Park. What's below is from Michael Brune at the Sierra Club who puts well why this cannot go ahead. A year ago, few people had heard of the Keystone XL or even knew what tar-sands oil was.

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DC Residents Get Ready to Skip the Bag and Save the River!

Green Living Consulting

Beginning January 1, 2010, Washington D.C.’s According to DC’s Department of the Environment (DDOE), the business keeps 1 cent, or 2 cents if it offers a rebate when you bring your own bag, and [.]. It’s official! ’s businesses that sell food or alcohol must charge 5 cents for each disposable paper or plastic carryout bag.

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Why Wonder Woman is Important Now More than Ever.

Elephant Journal

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Birding in the Blossoms

10,000 Birds

She has lived in Maine, California, France, New York, and currently makes her home in Washington, DC. The Washington DC cherry blossoms burst forth in an explosion of pink and white color, rimming the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial down on the National Mall. I have never seen a Cormorant in DC, and in my subsequent visits to the park never saw another one. I assumed, as nearly ever duck-shaped creature I encounter in DC turns out to be a Mallard.

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Zipvan to now offer cargo transport services in Boston and Washington D.C.


The initial trial run in San Francisco was such a hit that they are now expanding their services to Boston and Washington D.C. B.Sameer Kumar: Zipcar is renowned for being one of the world’s frontrunner when it comes to being a car sharing network that reaches far and wide.

These are Not “Relationship Goals.”

Elephant Journal

abusive relationships batman DC Comics real life relationship goals suffering the jokerNo, Harley is not a real woman, but there are plenty of real women (and men) like her, and they are just as present as anyone else when you point to an abusive relationship and call it ideal. You normalize their abuse. Arts Enlightened Society Love Z Arts & Culture Today Only.

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What You Don’t Know about Mother’s Day.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Activism Ann Jarvis Anti War awareness Civil War compassion Declarations FTD Hallmark Cards Julia Ward Howe killing Marches Mother's Day Proclamation mothers day peace police police shooting politics Proclamations washington d.c. When we understand where someone or something is coming from our awareness is profoundly enhanced.

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5 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Practice Count. ~ Jean Marie Hackett

Elephant Journal

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What Spiderman & Superman Can Teach us about Cooperation. ~ Darren Lamb

Elephant Journal

Until that moment there were basically two separate planes of existence in the comic book universe Marvel and DC. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Apple Computers change cooperation DC Comics enlightened society martial arts Marvel Comics Spiderman superman

Piscataway Nation Welcomes Canadian Chiefs, Forward on Climate.

Sierra Club Compass

  On February 17, I am joining tens of thousands of people on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Thank you Chief Billy Tayac and thank you everyone who is descending on Washington, DC, from around the nation for the Forward on Climate Rally ! Compass. « Faith Community, National Preach-In Challenge Leaders on Climate | Main.

Theodore Roosevelt: The Birding Citizen-Scientist-in-Chief

Nature Conservancy - Science

This snapshot of DC bird life is a puzzling artifact. At first, I thought this indicated that Washington D.C. These forest-nesters from Teddy’s white house list still nest in small numbers in the forests of Washington D.C.’s The best explanation for the loss of these birds is the widespread and steady forest clearing that occurred throughout the 20th century as the DC metro area expanded. Theodore Roosevelt in Yosemite.

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The Twisted Love Affair at the Tip of My Nose. ~ Lizandra Vidal

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Sexy Yoga affair ashtanga drishti haiti love mysore rocket yoga vinyasa washington d.c. I was in a serious relationship with Vinyasa. I didn’t have time to mess around with Ashtanga—certainly not a Mysore practice. But, slowly, the community and the steadiness of the new practice drew me in.

Matt Damon Joins Other Supporters in the ‘Save Our Schools March’


With summer coming to a close and students getting ready for school, actors including Matt Damon and Richard Dreyfuss are joining the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action in Washington, D.C. events: DC film-tv green and famous movies matt damon richard dreyfussThe rally includes a four day conference held on July 28-31 with a march to the White House on July 30.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Wrong Trade Deal for the U.S. - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The massive  Forward on Climate  rally in Washington, D.C. Compass. « One-Sided Keystone XL Poll Tells the Story Big Oil Wants You To Hear | Main. | Put Your Money Where Your Future Is: College Students Lead the Way on Fossil Fuel Divestment » Trans-Pacific Partnership: Wrong Trade Deal for the U.S. last weekend bears a significant relationship to the ongoing negotiations for a trade agreement spanning the Pacific Rim, but pointedly excluding China.

Best Gun Control Advertisement Ever

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Background Checks gun control Gun Shows gun violence impermanence Legislation nra shame the National Rifle Association washington d.c. Is it time to apply the principle of impermanence to the second amendment? All the while asking the question: what is the NRA afraid of? Does anything else need to be said? Perhaps let’s rename the NRA ( No Responsibility Accepted).

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Collapse of Ice Sheet Would Put D.C. Under Water | Use


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