Tue.Aug 20, 2019

Today's "Moment of Happiness"

Environmental Economics

This is a good one for the beginning of the semester: “The desire of being believed, the desire of persuading, of leading, and directing other people, seems to be one of the strongest of all our natural desires.” -- Adam Smith,  The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

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Camera Trap Chronicles: Phantom Canyon Preserve

Nature Conservancy - Science

Camera traps reveal the wildlife secrets of Phantom Canyon Preserve in Colorado. From the Field Wildlife Camera Traps National Parks Protected Areas TNC Science

Quote of the day: Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray

Environmental Economics

“You get to a point where, if enough companies are with California, then what the Trump administration is doing is moot,” said Alan Krupnick, an economist with Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan energy and environment research organization. via www.nytimes.com.

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How to Spruce Up Your Backyard

Green Prophet

If you haven’t been taking care of your backyard for a while, you might think it’s gone too wild and lose hope, but with a few simple tips you can transform it into a little piece of heaven and add a bit of elegance and character to it.

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