Sat.Dec 29, 2012

Simple Oregano Keeps Chickens Disease-Free

Green Prophet

It’s za’atar season in the Middle East and though we don’t really need it, there’s another reason to love this versatile spice: it could be useful as an alternative to antibiotics.

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White-tailed Antelope Squirrels at Joshua Tree National Park

10,000 Birds

While eating lunch with Daisy and her family at a picnic area in Joshua Tree National Park the other day a small chipmunk-looking creature ventured out of the rock formation we were eating next to. The cute little critter was clearly looking for a handout which we did not provide.

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Take-Away: Israelis and Palestinians Talk Trash in Grassroots Play

Green Prophet

Israeli and Palestinian stage performers are getting together to talk trash.

Andean C**k-of-the-Rock Nesting

10,000 Birds

If you are near Quito, Ecuador and want to see the female Andean C**k-of-the-Rock nesting then you must go to the Pauma Orquid Reserve. This place is on the Calacali La Independencia highway which is the main road that you take to go to Mindo. The nest occurs mostly in the month of November, December and January and once in a while during June and July. This place is also a great place to see the Beautiful Jay and White-tailed Hillstar.

On the Road to Zero Waste: Successes and Lessons from Around the World

The Green Changemakers

[link] On the Road to Zero Waste: Successes and Lessons from Around the World Zero waste is both a goal and a plan of action. The goal is to ensure resource recovery and protect scarce natural resources by ending waste disposal in incinerators, dumps, and landfills.