Sat.May 11, 2019 - Fri.May 17, 2019

Japan!

Indigenize

Shinrin-yoku research trip begins! Spiritual Ecopsychology Adventures animism dreams earth-based spirituality Japan nature travel trees

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Three in ten children can't tie their shoelaces when leaving primary school

Green (Living) Review

And 62% of parents admit they have no time to teach them by Michael Smith (Veshengro) 3 in 10 children are still unable to tie their shoe laces on leaving primary school according to findings from a survey commissioned by OSGO* to coincide with National Feet Week (13th – 20th May).

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How to Help Cerulean Warblers, Other Migrant Species, and Resident Birds in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

In the birding world, May is the beautiful time. With birds bedecked in their breeding best and filling the air with song, this is migration at its loveliest. A wonderful variety of bird species are waiting to be seen and among them are many a birder’s favorite avian group, the wood-warblers.

Graphic of the Day: I'm just going to leave this here while I wipe my tears.

Environmental Economics

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A New View of Bird Vision

Nature Conservancy - Science

New research shows that birds see more colors than you do. Birds & Birding Birds Weird Nature

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Futurekind – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Futurekind Design for and by the People by Dr. Rob Phillips Published by Thames & Hudson, May (16) 2019 240 pages 900 illustrations Hardback 25.5 x 21.0 cm ISBN: 978 0 500 519790 Price: 39.95

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The Golden-cheeked Warbler and Conservation Banks

10,000 Birds

The endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler breeds only in Texas Hill Country near Austin and San Antonio, but much of its nesting grounds have cleared in favor of subdivisions.

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More Trending

Recovery: The Once and Future Greenback Cutthroat Victory

Nature Conservancy - Science

The greenback cutthroat was lost and then found, then lost again. But now it’s back. Fish & Fisheries Fish Fisheries Outdoor Rec

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Aleph Farms engineers lab-grown steaks from cattle cells, secures $12 million

Green Prophet

While the Impossible Burger is taking on the world of beef Whoppers by storm and sorts of vegetable or insect-derived solutions are cropping up to give vegans and our future selves an alternative to meat, an Israeli company has just secured $12 million to grow real beef in the lab.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of May 2019)

10,000 Birds

We hope that all the mothers–and everyone who has mothers–enjoyed an absolutely delightful Mother’s Day this weekend, whether that holiday is observed in your country or not. I also hope for your collective sakes that you managed to eke out a bit of birding while you were at it!

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A great job opportunity for an undergraduate economics student (deadline May 28)

Environmental Economics

Assessing the Benefits & Costs of Environmental Policies that Improve Water Quality :  A research training opportunity is currently available at the U.S.

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Blue-winged Pitta in Singapore

10,000 Birds

During our three weeks of birding in Singapore we spent many hours on forest trails. We had hoped that during our visit we may encounter a Blue-winged Pitta.

Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of May 2019?

10,000 Birds

Check your calendar. If the month reads May, don’t worry about making weekend plans. You’re already booked… to go birding. Just be sure to arrive at your favorite patch early. Staying late is optional but highly recommended.

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Rogue Ales & Spirits: Outta Line West Coast India Pale Ale

10,000 Birds

Apologies for the unintended three-weak break here at Birds and Booze. I was on vacation in Peru for nine days and meant to schedule a few reviews for my absence.

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Daily Demand and Supply: Bill Nye Explains the Law of Demand.and Carbon Pricing, MFers.

Environmental Economics

Warning:  NSFW (Unless you work at a University and part of your job is to watch stuff like this and post it on a blog). The highlights of this have been around all week, but most of the clips are just Bill Nye the Science Guy saying "motherf ers. 

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Quote of the Day: Hayek the prognosticator

Environmental Economics

Somehow seems appropriate (and ironic): "In principle the industrial protectionism and government-supported cartels and agricultural policies of the conservative groups are not different from the proposals for a more far-reaching direction of economic life sponsored by the socialists."

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AERE 2019 Summer Conference

Environmental Economics

The schedule of papers for the AERE 2019 Summer Conference is now online (just in time!). Lots of good papers!    Not sure which sessions I will attend, but I will do my best to attend the session that I am presenting in

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Quote of the Day: Yep, I'm REALLY that guy

Environmental Economics

"Are you REALLY the guy that wrote that book on nonmarket valuation?" " Nameless graduate student, to me, at lunch today.

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A comment on Balmford et al. "The Value of Statistical Life for Adults and Children."

Environmental Economics

Bamford et al. 2019) , in the context of estimating the value of a statistical life (VSL), say (emphasis added): Concerns regarding responsiveness to scope in CV studies are not novel; indeed, instances of scope insensitivity are widespread within the literature (Ojea and Loureiro, 2011). However, investigations into the causes of such problems remain an active area of research (Borzykowki et al., 2018).

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Evogene takes gene science to cannabis with AI platform and years of experience

Green Prophet

A new cannabis subsidiary of leading gene company working for companies like Monsanto and Bayer, will focus on creating higher quality cannabis plants, initially for PTSD, severe chronic pain and cancer.

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Farmer’s everywhere: download the UN guide on fighting soil erosion

Green Prophet

Wind, rain and industrial farming techniques accelerates soil erosion and can be mitigated before the world faces calamitous losses in terms of agricultural yields and critical ecosystem functions.

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6 Incredible Benefits of Buying a Newly Built House

Green Prophet

When you start from scratch you can build your dreams fresh and not deal with the old toxic paint and plumbing from owners of the past. In today’s market, home buyers have different options for buying a new home, like a reclaim or a resale.

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Make Small Changes to Help the Environment

Green Prophet

Helping the environment is something that many people would love to do. However, some people don’t feel they have the time or knowledge to get involved with environmental issues but it is actually very simple to make small changes in your life that can help to benefit the environment.

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How to get the most out of Instagram features

Green Prophet

Maybe you are trying to save whales or coral reef? Or launching a new eco product to help save the earth. Knowing how to make the most out of Instagram is key. . Millions of people are signing up to Instagram with the aim of making it big.

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