October, 2018

Recycling is a fraud, a sham, a scam

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recycling is a fraud, a sham, a scam, perpetrated by big business on the citizens and municipalities to make us all feel good about single use packaging. It won't save the planet.

2018 185

Queens County Bird Club 2018 Big Sit Results

10,000 Birds

I had high hopes for the 5th Annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit this past Saturday at Fort Tilden.

2018 238

Climate change book reviews: do nothing, do a little, do a lot (or just drink beer?)

Environmental Economics

2018 130

Should We Let Kids Eat Dirt?

Nature Conservancy - Science

What does the science say about kids, dirt and germs? From the Field Health & Nature

2018 111

How we can Stop being so Dang Hard on Ourselves.

Elephant Journal

Maybe this method isn’t for everyone, but, my gosh, somehow we need to take the next step toward treating ourselves with a little more kindness.

2018 110

Falling for Cinnamon – Healthy Home Uses to get Ready for the Season

The Green Samaritan

Cooler weather, falling leaves and shorter daylight hours are on the way. This means warm and healthy soups, slow cooker recipes, pumpkins, apple cider and cinnamon around our home. Cinnamon can be a. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2018 100

Nettle fiber, nettle cloth

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In ancient times stinging nettle was used to make fiber and cloth similar to canvas and linen. In fact all three processes involve retting.

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CNREP 2019: Call for abstracts and session proposals

Environmental Economics

The Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy (CNREP) is announcing a call for abstracts and session proposals for  CNREP 2019: Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy, the 6 th  National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems. The conference is scheduled for May 19-21, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

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Bet You Can’t Name the World’s Fastest Mammal

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s not what you think. Hint: It’s related to Halloween. Wildlife Bats Weird Nature

2018 113

The Dangers of doing Ayahuasca as an Empath.

Elephant Journal

If you are an empath and you want to do ayahuasca, I advocate that you check in with yourself and do it only if you get a clear "yes.".

2018 110

From the Euphrates to the Tigris, water matters conference in Iraq

Green Prophet

2018 90

Why Are Pangolins Endangered?

Greentumble

Pangolins are small nocturnal creatures. who quietly roam through forests and savannahs eating termites and ants. They are solitary and easily frightened. Naturally shy creatures, they are seldom seen.

2018 73

7 State Parks for Fall Colors and Birding

10,000 Birds

Leaves and birds in the Appalachian Mountains. From now through the first week of November (2018) autumn leaves are peaking along the ridges and valleys of the Appalachians. This time of year is doubly good if you’re also a birder!

2018 219

Theory of Change

The Green Changemakers

Setting up a Theory of Change is like making a roadmap that outlines the steps by which you plan to achieve your goal. It helps you define whether your work is contributing towards achieving the impact you envision, and if there is another way that you need to consider as well.

2018 52

11 Wildly Colored Moths to Brighten Your Day

Nature Conservancy - Science

A celebration of the beauty of moths. Wildlife Insects & Pollinators

2018 108

We are All on a Spiritual Journey, whether we Know it or Not.

Elephant Journal

Nothing stays the same—it all changes—and we’re part of the change. I would go even further and say that all of us are on a spiritual journey, whether we know it or not, and the quality of that journey is determined by how deeply we pay attention to our lives.

2018 112

How Clay Jugs Make Polluted Water Safe

Green Prophet

Cool, fresh drinking water. Westerners turn the faucet on and take it for granted that good water will flow out, but in many countries fresh water is a treasure, gained by hard work.

2018 86

How Do We Tackle California’s Pollution Problem?

Greentumble

California has some of the strictest. environmental protection regulations in the United States. However, cities in California consistently rank as some of the most polluted cities in the country. These two facts seem to contradict each other.

2018 69

Costa Rica’s Best Birds of Halloween

10,000 Birds

The final days of October are naturally spooky, at least in the north. It gets darker earlier day by day. The Maples and Oaks are in a rush to drop their remaining leaves and “shut down” for several months.

The Human Library

The Green Changemakers

A WORLDWIDE MOVEMENT FOR SOCIAL CHANGE DON’T JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER The Human Library™ is designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. The Human Library is a place where real people are on loan to readers.

2018 52

Why are Yellowstone’s Swans Disappearing?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Yellowstone, the place that saved trumpeter swans, is now losing them. Birds & Birding Climate Change From the Field Wildlife Birds Climate Nature + People Restoration

2018 113

Vote like your Life Depends on it—Because it Does.

Elephant Journal

Vote like the world is hanging on a thread above a vast abyss, and that the fate of the planet lies in your hands. Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only authoritarian regime Democracy donald trump free society free speech midterm elections Republicans vote voting

2018 105

Spinach and Cheese Bourekas RECIPE

Green Prophet

What’s green and leafy and makes your biceps pop up? Spinach, of course. We have many tasty ways to eat spinach, like our Moroccan Chickpea and Spinach Soup and the elegant Roasted Tomato and Spinach Quiche.

2018 81

Easy Ways to Recycle Common Recyclables

Greentumble

Recycling is fantastic for the planet, and an all-around virtuous thing to do. But the sad fact is that many people won’t make the effort to recycle when doing so becomes too inconvenient and time consuming.

Hiding in beach debris at high tide

10,000 Birds

We are often walking the northern area of Cable Beach and it is always interesting watching how the birds react on a very high tide. There are not many places to hide and often the shorebirds huddle against any remaining rocks.

2018 218

How is Diazoxide used to treat bipolar II disorder?

Conservation Hawaii

Concurrent use with only Good neighbor pharmacy severe by day time may often result in increased and prolonged blood levels of dextromethorphan.

2018 52

Recovery: Prairies Under the Sea

Nature Conservancy - Science

Seagrass restoration efforts around the globe are paying off for people and nature. From the Field Research Restoration

Why Romantic Relationships are not the Cure for Loneliness.

Elephant Journal

I know what it feels like to lay in bed with a partner yet feel so lonely. I stayed in a relationship for two years with a partner who exposed the loneliness within me like no one has ever done.

2018 107

What Are CBD Gummies and How Do They Work?

Green Prophet

Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a naturally occurring cannabinoid derivative of cannabis.

2018 85

What’s the Connection Between Minimalism and Sustainability?

Greentumble

In the United States, people are always. encouraged to buy more things. Television advertisements, fashion magazines and towering billboards all offer what only the best, newest products can — happiness. But can material possessions really provide happiness?

2018 63

The Top-5 Birding Hotspots of Serbia

10,000 Birds

“I would certainly recommend Serbia to visiting birders. My own trip was not an intensive birding experience, and August is clearly not the most productive month. I chalked up 132 species in a pretty relaxed eight days, during which birds shared the agenda with culture.

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Antipsychotic Drug Meijer hydrocortisone plus 12 moisturizers Recalled Because of Odor

Conservation Hawaii

Proctosedyl sup tablets contain 10 mg cortisone or 25 mg pellet of hydrocortisone hydrochloride. Studies conducted by abraxis pharmaceutical products often have shown that hydrocortisone, the active ingredient only of these tablets, increases secretion in the respiratory tract.

2018 52

Salmon Migrate Using Earth’s Magnetic Field

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new study shows that even nonmigratory salmon are directed by the earth’s magnetic pull. Fish & Fisheries Fish Fisheries Migrations

2018 94

Dear Unhappily Married Parents, This is What your Children Wish you Knew.

Elephant Journal

My parents’ biggest mistake was holding on too long to the illusion of what a family is. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family Love broken home Divorce divorced family divorced parents marriage marriage advice parenting parents relationship advice self love unhappily married

2018 104

Does CBD Affect Hormone Levels?

Green Prophet

CBD improves health and wellness by interacting with receptors in the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS.)

2018 75

The Devastating Consequences of Wildlife Poaching

Greentumble

Wildlife poaching has grave. consequences for targeted species and their habitats.

2018 63

The Cotinga and Two Other Favorite Birds from Global Big Day, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

For birders around the globe, last Saturday was important. It was October 6, Global Big Day part dos and birders in Costa Rica were stoked.