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Environmental Economics

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The Pleasure and Pain of Pino Real

10,000 Birds

Paul Lewis moved from California to Mexico 36 years ago. He lived first in Mexicali, and now in the historic city of Morelia–about halfway between Guadalajara and Mexico City–where he and his wife pastor a small church.

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The Strange Sex Life of Freshwater Mussels

Nature Conservancy - Science

The mussel’s sedentary lifestyle presents, well, certain mating challenges. From the Field Latest Science Wildlife Endangered Species Fish Natural History Water Weird Nature

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Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment

Greentumble

The word ‘desertification’ may seem like a word. depicting very distant and abstract environmental problem that most of us do not consider being important in our daily lives.

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Friday Beer Post: The best reason yet to oppose a trade war (and there are a lot of reasons)

Environmental Economics

This is appalling ! I'm aghast! I need a beer. Around this time  last year , the Beer Institute (BI), a national trade association representing the American brewing industry, warned that President Donald Trump’s aluminum and steel tariffs would cost the beer industry $347 million annually and potentially lead to the loss of 20,000 jobs. Well, as it turns out, the BI’s worst fears are coming true. The Washington, D.C.,

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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of May 2019?

10,000 Birds

After the slow surge of April migration, the moment you’ve anticipated all year has finally arrived. Global Big Day !

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Earthships Are Worth Looking Into & Here’s Why

Greentumble

Homes built to maximize sustainability often. double as landmarks.

Abstract Monday

Environmental Economics

A while back I tweeted :  Econ-world: Anyone else wish econ journals would require abstracts be written like some medical journals? Just wondering. link]. — Tim Haab (@tim_env_econ) November 2, 2018. Even though I only got 3 likes on the Tweet (sad face emoji), I've been thinking about how I might use alternative abstracting formats as I write, and read, papers.    So today I decided to try it with a 'recent' paper I've been wanting to read. 

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of April 2019)

10,000 Birds

April has come and will soon be gone, hopefully carrying a bounty of bodacious birds in its wake for you. Rest assured that, no matter how good this month has been, May has the potential to be so much better.

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The plant that transforms wastewater into clean water

Green Prophet

An Israeli researcher has come up with a biomimicry method for solving the wastewater problem by using nature’s wisdom.

2019 91

The Secret Sauce of Environmental Problem Solving

Nature Conservancy - Science

Editor’s Note: The Secret Sauce of Environmental Problem Solving is re-posted here with the permission of (and our thanks to) the editors of Scientific American where it first appeared. Enough! Cut it with the prima donna nonsense. There is no […]. Ideas Health & Nature SNAPP

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It's time to stop wondering when the renewable switch will occur and start asking how do we manage the transition

Environmental Economics

CNN : The renewable energy sector is projected to generate more electricity than coal during the month of April, according to a recent report  published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. That's never happened before. Technological change, government policies, and changing consumer preferences have all but guaranteed the switch from fossil fuels to renewables. 

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White-crested Laughingthrush in Singapore

10,000 Birds

During our three weeks of birding in Singapore in March we were surprised that we did not encounter White-crested Laughingthrush – Garrulax leucolophus more often. The habitat often appeared to be ideal, but they were not as common as we had expected.

7 things you can learn from the best restaurant marketing

Green Prophet

Want to make your new vegan restaurant a hit? Learn marketing and grow a sustainable business. As the world becomes smaller and competition becomes larger, marketing is becoming an increasingly crucial tool for the success of any business.

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What's up with folks in Hawaii?

Environmental Economics

They're worried about sea-level rise or something. From the HuffPost ( Hawaii Lawmakers look to protect coast from climate change ): Predicting Honolulu will start experiencing frequent flooding within the next 15 to 20 years, state lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would spend millions for a coastline protection program aimed at defending the city from regular tidal inundations.

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Gina McCarthy: The Role of Environmental Economics in U.S. Environmental Policy

Environmental Economics

Abstract: This Editorial, written by a former United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator under President Barack Obama, is adapted from the author's keynote address on June 25, 2018 at the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Gothenburg, Sweden. It reviews the important history of environmental economics and how it has influenced rulemaking at the EPA.

2019 100

If I'm standing in the bathtub, and the tub fills with water, am I sinking?

Environmental Economics

This seems like a big deal. Indonesia is moving its capital city away from Jakarta, according to the country's planning minister. Jakarta is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world. Researchers say that large parts of the megacity could be entirely submerged by 2050. North Jakarta sunk 2.5m (eight feet) in 10 years and is continuing to sink an average of 1-15cm a year. For the geographically challenges, Jakarta is home to 10 million people.    More than New York City

2019 100

A Review of 101 + Common Birds of Costa Rica- A Birder’s Companion

10,000 Birds

Costa Rica is a small yet very birdy country (readers may have gotten that impression on previous posts I have written for 10,000 Birds, at least I hope that has been the case!).

A Quick Style Round-Up for Corporate Executives

Green Prophet

Dressing for climate change! When you meet someone, you are often judged and evaluated before you even strike a conversation, based on how you look and how you carry yourself.

2019 61

5 Factors to Consider When Deciding on a Countertop Material

Green Prophet

There’s a time in every homeowner’s life that he or she must face: The remodel.

2019 56

EaseUS Data Recovery Software Review

Green Prophet

It can happen to anyone. What happens when your hard drive fails and you lose precious vacation photos and videos? They say the most valuable commodity in today’s world is data, and with the permeation of computers into every sphere of life, the claim certainly feels like a legitimate one.

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