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Sounds of the Forest

Indigenize

An interesting project is afoot: people submitting homemade sound clips from their local forests to contribute to a sound map of the world. The map and attached soundclips are linked below. Maybe folks reading this blog would also like to play?

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7 Resolutions for Birding Costa Rica in 2021

10,000 Birds

2020, one of the more memorable and infamous tear years of our lives, is finally done. It doesn’t mean that various issues and problems have disappeared, but at least a new calendar year is a fine excuse for renewal.

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Stand-up economist: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change

Environmental Economics

Yoram Bauman:  This is the fifth such review I’ve been involved in and it is almost certainly the last review I’ll be doing, for the simple reason that the vast majority of textbooks now have excellent content on climate change! (If

Superadobe Homes Built Of Sandbags Rise Around The Planet

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Neder Khalili. Neder Khalili (1936 to 2008) was an Iranian-born architect whose vision of sustainable building for the relief of the poor has been realized in communities around the world.

Bowerbirds: Meet the Bird World’s Kleptomaniac Love Architects

Nature Conservancy - Science

They display, they dance, and they collect baubles like a jealous hoarder. Meet Australia’s incredible bowerbirds. The post Bowerbirds: Meet the Bird World’s Kleptomaniac Love Architects appeared first on Cool Green Science.

Last CBC of the Decade

10,000 Birds

The very last Sunday of the decade heralded our final CBC – with group sizes limited to five persons. For the fifth year in a row, I was assigned the prolific and well-known Aripo Livestock Station at the foothills of Trinidad’s Northern Range.

That Isn’t Anarchism

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No self-respecting anarchist would pull down the American flag just to replace it with a Trump flag. Anarchists bow to no human structural authority: the anarchist tenet for creating a better world is everyone acting from a place of 'freedom plus responsibility.'.

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5 Sneaky Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Eco Friendly Daily

There are many ways to improve your credit score. Some of those ways are commonly known, such as paying bills on time and keeping debt levels low. However, you might not know there are sneaky ways to improve your credit as well. The following are five ways to do this that others might not know.

“The Pines of Florence”: Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico (2018)

10,000 Birds

One of the nice things about winter finch irruptions is that they usually take place across two calendar years, allowing ardent listers to tick the very same species in January for their new year lists as they saw in the final weeks of the previous year.

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Mexico Beat BBOTY

10,000 Birds

It was the best of years, it was the worst of years… Oh, who am I kidding? 2020 was the worst of years, through and through. And there were moments during the year when I thought birding was a lost cause.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of 2021)

10,000 Birds

So many different factors contribute to the quality and quantity of a birding adventure that one would be hard-pressed to predict the very best time to watch birds in a particular area beyond a vague three or four week window.

Collaborative list December 2020 and year’s round up.

10,000 Birds

The overwhelming sentiment in Christmas cards this year is that 2021 cannot come fast enough. Lock downs and restrictions have curbed our birding, so if you can summon any blessings to mind, count them instead.

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A new year, new life and new hope….

10,000 Birds

After spending Christmas Day birding around Broome and observing 92 species we spent the week making a mental note of what bird species were where. When you are planning to do a list exactly one week apart it is constantly on your mind.

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Can You Use an Electric or Hybrid Car to Get a Title Loan?

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#Vanlife can be for everyone in turbulent times. So you want to be green, cut on your carbon footprint and go electric? Want to finance one car against the cost of another? This is an area called title loans.

Arab men get a fashion week in Dubai

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Arab men get their own fashion week. Can they be a brave green voice in an overly polluting industry? The Dubai-based Arab Fashion Council has pioneered the first men’s fashion week in the Middle East. But will it be eco? .

Which ESG Reporting Standards Should My Company Follow?

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American consumers are more concerned about the planet than steady economic growth, new report. Your company wants to be a part of this. What steps do you take?

Interesting Facts about your Zodiac Sign for The Start of 2021

Green Prophet

Will you reduce your carbon footprint this year? Meet your eco-match? Maybe it is written in the stars. Time marches on as it always does. Once again, an old year ends and a new one begins. This time last year, we were all filled with excitement and anticipation over what 2020 would bring.

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Collaborative list – Year list 2020

10,000 Birds

This year you get two listy posts for the price of one. You lucky, lucky birders! The idea being that putting December and the 2020 year review in the same post may prove to be listing overload for some. So this is the list for the complete year and the December list can be seen here.

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Vulture Socialism

10,000 Birds

One of the minor challenges of writing a blog post for 10,000 Birds is to come up with a title.