Hunter Green: a biodegradable watch for a planet living on borrowed time

Green Prophet

Yet we can’t get enough of consuming stuff on planet earth. Enter Hunter Green. The watches have been made with biodegradable and organic corn resin so that modest earth lovers like you and me can express ourselves. Fund Hunter Green watches here on Kickstarter.

October Hunter’s Super Moon & Embracing the Horned God on Halloween.

Elephant Journal

The full moon in October is traditionally known as the Hunter’s Moon. This full moon is also a super moon and will appear larger and brighter than normal as it is near it’s closest approach to earth. On October 15, 2016, the Hunter’s Moon brings in the energy of the Horned God.

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Come@Me: Hunting Is Not Conservation

10,000 Birds

” Contemporary environmentalism arrived too late to prevent the passenger pigeon’s demise due to market hunters, but the two phenomena share a historical connection. Of course, by now most people know they have been slaughtered by hunters for their ivory.

French Satellite to Search for Other “Earths”

Eco Friendly Daily

The search must be conducted from space, scientists say, because distortion from Earth’s atmosphere makes ground-based telescopes unable to see anything but huge planets–gas giants like Jupiter. Source: Ian Sample, Planet-hunter searches for second Earth.

The Rocky Mountain Institute and The Dallas Institute Present "Reinventing Fire" in Celebration of Earth Day Dallas 2012

Green (Living) Review

EarthPeople joins the Rex Cumming Foundation, NRG Energy's eVgo, The Hunt Institute, D Magazine, EARTH-NT and others in support of a business-driven clean energy future.

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The Eagle Huntress–A Film Review

10,000 Birds

The Eagle Huntress is a documentary about Aisholpan, her path to becoming an eagle hunter, a cultural heritage usually taken on by males, the family that supports her, and the Mongolian Kazakh community that seeks to continue the ancient tradition with its Golden Eagle Festival.

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Stop the Tennessee Sandhill Crane Hunt! (Again)

10,000 Birds

Yes, the earth has gone around the sun twice since the uproar from birders and other lovers of wildlife managed to convince the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to table the idea of hunting Sandhill Cranes in Tennessee for two years. As Vickie reminds us, not even a majority of Tennessee hunters support a hunting season on Sandhill Cranes : Once again, a proposed sandhill crane season is on the table in Tennessee.

Algae returns as fuel for our future

Green Prophet

But when it comes to energy, we are still hunter-gatherers. “The world burns in just one year energy it took the earth over a million years to produce,” Dr. Yacoby continued. “We must stop being hunters and gatherers of energy.

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Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

10,000 Birds

Arriving in North America around the time of Columbus, they have become “one of the most successful invasive species on earth.”. And keeping cats, natural hunters, indoors is, as a matter of biology and of common sense, not the healthiest state for them.

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Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Green Home Blog

Hunter Lovins, author of “Climate Capitalism” and president of Natural Capitalism Solutions states that “You don’t have to believe in the problem to believe in the solution.” Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions.

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Good News: Dolphin Killings in the Cove Drop to Record Low

Eco Chic

1, and the end of 2014, 367 dolphins were slaughtered, compared with 406 dolphins killed by Taiji hunters over the same period in 2013, according to data compiled by the website Ceta-Base from estimates given by Cove Guardians , the on-the-ground volunteers for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

Cheetahs in Iran on the brink of extinction

Green Prophet

But international scientific surveys recently confirmed what Iranian biologists already suspected– today there are fewer than 100 Asiatic cheetahs left on earth. A recent picture of Lebanese hunters with a heap of dead birds in a national park recently sparked fiery debates on social media.

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The Devastating Consequences of Wildlife Poaching

Greentumble

These big game hunters feel that displaying an animal head, its pelt or even an entire animal, stuffed, is an emblem of their prowess. This psychological need is the incentive for big game hunters everywhere and they are willing to pay large sums of money for the opportunity. .

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Joyful Motherhood

The Alien Next Door

We were hunters. In his book The Holy Order of Water: Healing the Earth’s Waters and Ourselves William E. Kevin and Mom enjoy a hike When I gave birth to my son, Kevin, I felt a miracle pass through me. I felt divinity touch me with a kind hand and whisper its joy.

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Sarah Palin Secretary of Energy or the Interior?

10,000 Birds

With its unique wildlife, unspoiled wilderness, cultural heritage that bespeaks its importance to Alaska Natives and diverse habitats for hundreds of species, it is the crown jewel of the National Wildlife Refuge System and one of the most important protected areas on Earth.

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Why Are Pangolins Endangered?

Greentumble

Illegal slaughtering continues to rise and this gentle animals may soon be gone from the face of the earth. Pangolins have long snouts for rooting the sandy earth of savannahs and the soft earth of the woodlands for insects. Pangolins are small nocturnal creatures.

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W.H. Hudson

Wend Magazine

You learn to understand the value of what the Earth gives you. What we used to see as a privilege—believing it was a gift from the universe to allow us to harvest the earth, we now see as a given and a due.

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The five most unique birds in the world

10,000 Birds

Since we’re talking relative age for a moment, even the next split, the split between Galloanserae (waterfowl and gallinaceous birds) and Neoaves (all other living birds), seems to have occurred when sauropods still dominated the earth and pterosaurs ruled the skies. The Secretarybird is a powerful, long-legged terrestrial hunter particularly well known for killing snakes by stamping them to death but also perfectly happy to consume other animal prey.

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Patch: An Urban Red-tailed Hawk (3 of 4)

10,000 Birds

(Check out Part 1 here) (Check out Part 2 here) This hawk was a fierce hunter. Now Patch would reach down and pluck the gophers from the surface of the earth, carrying them wriggling and screeching up into the trees where she would dispatch them. I’ve seen young Red-tailed Hawk s who just don’t have the hang of it, counting on luck of good fortune to present them with a careless gopher or a rare easy meal. Patch was focused and deliberate, consistent and inventive.

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Thought To Be Extinct For 100 Years

10,000 Birds

These conditions offered easy access to hunters in a habitat where a bird as large as a Guan would have little chances to hide or scape. A species, wiped off the earth, never to exist again. We have so altered the earth – pumping pollution, moving species around, destroying ecosystems – that many species, dependent upon ecological niches or simply unprepared for an onslaught of unfamiliar organisms with which they did not evolve, have no chance.

My Bird of the Year! (What Was Yours?)

Nature Conservancy - Science

First thought — the birds won’t show up if there are hunters in the area. Second thought — the hunters killed our birds! We were the luckiest, happiest people on earth. Yellow-Headed Picathartes. Image credit: Tim Boucher/TNC.

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Times Need To Change Or Eco-Debt Will Bankrupt Humanity

Eco Friendly Daily

In their report, they state that the world is running on an ecological debt, and that debt is going to take its toll on the Earth, and us, in the next few decades if nothing changes. However, as our demands continue to increase on the Earth, this would only be the beginning.

Astonishing Facts About Wetlands

Greentumble

Luckily, in the past years, attitudes toward wetlands have changed from the view that wetlands are wasted areas to be dredged and filled for development to a recognition that they are indeed very valuable productive ecosystems, integral to the health and sustainability of earth’s biosphere.

Five Close Encounters of the Crocodilian Kind

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s one of the most dramatic – and documented – predation events on earth. Elephants, buffalo, zebras, giraffes and long list of other iconic wildlife make northern Tanzania the greatest wildlife show on earth.

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Eating Animals and Magical Thinking

Eccorazzi

This is particularly true when the imagery of hunter-gather people strongly influences the “eco-minded”. Hunter gather people had a unique and powerful relationship with the environment. They lived lightly on the earth and represent a simpler way of living for many.

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Stylish, affordable green at Glen Oaks Big Sur

Green Traveler Guides

Big Sur’s rich and colorful history is well documented—and liberally seasoned with famous writers and artists, including Robinson Jeffers , Henry Miller , Edward Weston , Richard Brautigan , Hunter S. Adobe is an ancient from-the-earth building material,” Steve explains. “It

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What Causes Animals to Become Extinct?

Greentumble

An extinct species is one no longer found anywhere on earth. Cats are avid hunters and can decimate vulnerable species when introduced to new locations. There is only so much room on earth and the human population is growing exponentially.

New Green Roofed School in Kuwait Will Promote Hands on Agricultural Learning

Green Prophet

When we think of Kuwait, not only do we have a hard time getting past the young hunter who killed a wolf and then posed for a series of family shots, but we also envision an unforgivable industrial landscape pocked with oil drilling platforms and desalination plants.

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Top 10 Endangered Marine Mammals in the World

Greentumble

Hawaiian monk seals are one of the rarest marine mammals on earth and very often they are the innocent victims of humans, being both hunted or trapped in fishing nets or other human debris. Known for returning every year to the same estuary, Belugas are an easy prey for hunters.

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10 Reasons Why Species Become Endangered

Greentumble

The bottom line is that we have too many people consuming too much of the land and sea and the earth’s resources. #1 The United States Endangered Species Act.

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Nest Cam of the Month: Peregrine Falcons

Nature Conservancy - Science

I look up and see one of the most dramatic predators on earth, right here in downtown Boise: the peregrine falcon ( Falco peregrinus ). It’s not surprising that humans saw the potential of such an effective hunter. Peregrine falcon. Photo: © The Peregrine Fund. By Matt Miller.

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When Is a Black Bear Actually a Blue Bear?

Nature Conservancy - Science

When European naturalists and hunters first encountered the animal, they pretty much only saw black bears that were black. Earth Tones: The Brownish Bears of the West. The American black bear is by far the most common bear species on earth.

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Why Are Elephants Endangered Species?

Greentumble

African elephants are the largest mammal on earth, up to 14 feet (4 meters) tall and weighing in around 8 tons (6,300-7,300 kg). In Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana, people farm elephants on ranches for trophy hunters, arguing that ivory trade should be simply regulated, not banned.

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Falconry – Bloodsport or Alternative Form of Birding?

10,000 Birds

And it is a fantastic way to enjoy and appreciate the outdoors as I hope my account of a morning’s hunt will relay… A pair of Harris Hawks get ready for the morning hunt We arrive at a beautiful piece of the Sonoran Desert just as the sun is blanketing the earth in her warm light.

Koalas Have 2 Thumbs & Other Weird Australian Wildlife Facts

Nature Conservancy - Science

When it comes to biological weirdness, nowhere on earth do things get as collectively bizzare as Australia. By the way, that general ratio holds true for the rest of the world: One out of every four mammals on earth is a bat and 40 percent of all mammals are rodents.

My Awesome Inspirational Conservation Mix (Vol 1-Mongolia)

Conservancy Talk

1” (full of 70s hits) – a gift from his mother and his last remaining connection to Earth. As an idiot who lives on Earth working on conservation, it took a trip to western Mongolia to remind me about the value of inspiration. But for now the job is pretty awesome here on Earth.

Hayden Panettiere Applauds Obama’s Stand Against Icelandic Whaling

Eccorazzi

In 2007, she joined activists from Surfers for Cetaceans in a peaceful protest in the waters of the cove, before they were chased out by the dolphin hunters in boats. Hayden Panettiere has voiced her support for President Obama’s stance on Iceland’s whaling.

Mega Rarity Tour of New Zealand – Extinction Special

10,000 Birds

Lacking, as I do, a birding reputation that would make people part with cash for my time I’ll have to go for the rarity hunters and put together an itinerary of highlights that can’t be missed. Heading South to the Middle Earth scenery of Arthur’s Pass and we’re in real moa country now. There are few sights on Earth more astonishing than the largest flying predator making its kill. A species, wiped off the earth, never to exist again.

Conservation Next? Getting Real about Rural Stewardship

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservation organizations spend a lot of time working with people in developing countries who rely on the earth for a living — ranchers, herders, fishers, hunters, gatherers.

Can Forest Carbon Markets Provide for a 40,000-Year-Old Culture?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Can a forest carbon offset project protect the resources and culture of indigenous hunter-gatherers in northern Tanzania? They’re jogging, scanning, glancing at the dusty earth for tracks. Later, one hunter suddenly stops at a tree, a tree abuzz with activity.

Wild Turkey Restoration: The Greatest Conservation Success Story?

Nature Conservancy - Science

These naïve creatures fell quickly to predators, hunters, disease and weather. Author’s note: Portions of this blog originally appeared on Idaho Nature Notes and Down to Earth Northwest.

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Peak passenger pigeon – looking at “Martha” after a century extinct

Green Prophet

A quick internet search told me that passenger pigeons lived in Eastern North America and were at one time the most populous bird species on earth, numbering as many as five billion. A single hunter could take in 5000 birds in a day. Hunters in Michigan collected 7.5

Grallards: New Zealand’s Next Extinction or Newest Species?

10,000 Birds

Unfortunately for the hunters these were already all extinct, and with the introduction of cats, rats, stoats and the like the only upland game bird, the New Zealand Quail , was fast on the way out too. The sheer number of species that have been shuffled around on our big earth is impressive, though we will be dealing with the smaller sample size of invasive avians and other invasives that effect avians.