Thu.Dec 05, 2019

12 countries with the greatest bird species density

10,000 Birds

The Species per Square Mile Approach. While Colombia may have almost 2000 bird species, it is a huge country with, still, complicated long-distance travel logistics. On the other hand, small countries with relatively long bird lists offer higher species densities per square mile.

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Science can can implant new memories in your brain

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Movies like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind show us what it’s like when painful emotional memories are erased. But can positive ones be implanted too? A new study from Israel says yes. They have done it in animals.

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The Royal Mile: Birding Fit For a King

10,000 Birds

In birding circles, certain stretches of road or trail attain mythical status, eliciting knowing smiles and satisfied grins when mentioned. Aficionados of American birding know all too well the wonders of Panama’s Pipeline Road.

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The UN takes stock of the world’s trees: Drylands are not wastelands!

Green Prophet

One quarter of the world’s trees are where you least expect them – on very dry land. The land may be dry but it is not a wasteland! The UN creates new tree map helping us understand trees in the Middle East and regions like it for deeper understanding of watershed and food security.

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7 Ways to Live a More Green Life at Home

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There are over 7 billion people in the world utilizing the planet’s resources. As we continue to use these resources, they continue to dry up. In fact, by 2025, 1.8 billion people will struggle to find water to drink.

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