Mon.Jan 13, 2020

Male Vermilion Flycatchers Are Amazing

10,000 Birds

Sure, I had heard the hype. Vermilion Flycatchers are amazing! Vermilion Flycatchers are gorgeous! Vermilion Flycatchers make Scarlet Tanagers look like doodoo! But, sadly, I had never seen a Vermilion Flycatcher.

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Arab loan offers $105 million USD to fund renewables globally

Green Prophet

Cuba will receive an Arab fund loan to develop solar power. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ( likened to USAID and the UK and German’s foreign aid ) announced last week that it will provide renewable energy loans to 8 projects around the world.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of January 2020)

10,000 Birds

Now that we’re a little further into this new year, we might have a sense of how birdy this season will be.

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Baltimore city fixes racial water injustice according to income

Green Prophet

If you are black and living in Baltimore you might not be able to afford your water. A new bill will alleviate income differences. A case study on how to fight privatization and allow access to all. .

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Blue Jay: A New Look At a Common Feeder Bird

Nature Conservancy - Science

Does the blue jay get a bad rap as bird feeder bully? Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Outdoor Rec Urban Conservation

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Energy UN group: we need 31% more renewables by 2020

Green Prophet

It’s easy. If you don’t want to read the whole article, here is the sum up: We need 31% more renewable energy to play it climate safe by 2030. It will cost $750 billion USD – but this can be investment stimulus people, and wind and solar can get us there. Let’s do it!

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New lab test for antibiotic resistance better times treatment

Green Prophet

Researchers in Jerusalem have found they can test for antibiotic resistance to better treat sepsis and even target cancer treatments better . Is it just us or do we seem to get sicker and sicker every winter? This last few months we have been at home sick more than we have been without.

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