Wed.May 22, 2019

Mexican visitors in Box Canyon

10,000 Birds

One of the great things about living in southern Arizona is our proximity to Mexico. This allows for some really fun birds to come across the border, not that they know it is a border, and giving us some interesting birds each year.

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And this blog could very well be exhibits A, B, and C.case closed.

Environmental Economics

Ummm.this : "People are getting dumber. That's not a judgment; it's a global fact. In a host of leading nations, IQ scores have started to decline.&

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The Skimmers Have Returned to Navarre Bridge

10,000 Birds

A few miles from my home, a bridge rises gradually over the water of Santa Rosa Sound. Linking the mainland of the Florida Panhandle to the barrier island of Navarre Beach, half the bridge structure slopes to the water as sandy edges and sea wall.

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Scientists remake 5,000 year-old brew from Pharaoh’s yeast

Green Prophet

A 5,000 year old brew is resurrected using yeast pulled from ancient Egyptian pottery. Researchers say: “Now know what Philistine and Egyptian beers tasted like.” ” What kind of beer did Pharaoh drink? In ancient times, beer was an important ingredient in people’s daily diet.

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Twenty-Four Hours of Awesome Part Three: Sweet, Sweet Sage

10,000 Birds

This past Friday, after leaving Cupsogue where my twitch for the Wilson’s Plover had ended in success I decided to head back over to Big Egg Marsh in my home borough of Queens to see if I could rediscover the Burrowing Owl I had seen the previous evening could be rediscovered.

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Something for everyone: Family friendly theme parks in Spain

Green Prophet

With the stunning Spanish sunshine and a rich culture to explore, Spain is a fantastic destination for a family holiday. Yet its theme parks can lift your holiday from good to great.

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