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Uncommon Yellowthroats

10,000 Birds

The Yellowthroat group is an odd collection of bird species. The one migratory species, aptly named the Common Yellowthroat , can be seen almost anywhere in North America. Another one, the Masked Yellowthroat , can be found in five unconnected resident territories over much of South America.

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Holidaymakers encouraged to save their lilos from landfill by turning them into designer bags

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Holidaymakers can see their unwanted lilos transformed into designer bags and pouches thanks to a holiday company that’s pledging to reduce the number of inflatables sent to landfill.

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Banding Hummingbirds

Nature Conservancy - Science

Learning about the secret lives of hummingbirds presents its own special challenges. Latest Science Birds Migrations Wildlife

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10 Essential Oils Your Medicine Cabinet Needs

Green Prophet

Those cute little bottles of essential oils that you see in health food stores contain powerful medicine. Here are 11 essential oils (eos) that you should always have in your medicine cabinet.

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Analogue vs. digital birding

10,000 Birds

Looking at a photo of a dozen birders on a Colombia tour, it stroke me that they were either using binoculars or cameras. Not a single one was using a scope. Okay, this was a shorter distance observation, but even in such situations I love to see birds through the scope.

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Art of Being Human

The Green Changemakers

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50 Fish, 50 States: Garkansas

Nature Conservancy - Science

Rainbow trout in PVC pipes, alligator gar and the kids who love them, and hope. Fish & Fisheries From the Field 50 Fish, 50 States Fish Fisheries

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Montezuma Winery: Red Wing

10,000 Birds

It’s often said that the native wild grape varieties of the New World– of the species Vitis riparia , Vitis labrusca , Vitis aestivalis , and Vitis rupestris – are ill-suited to winemaking in the European tradition. In fact, that claim may have even been repeated here on this page just last week.

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The first Pied Oystercatcher chicks of 2019

10,000 Birds

This year marks the twentieth year that we have observed Pied Oystercatchers nesting along Cable Beach. We keep an eye on the 23 kilometre length of beach that runs from Gantheaume Point to the southern side of Willie Creek.

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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of August 2019?

10,000 Birds

August’s arrival signals a subtle shift from a somewhat static state of bird movement to a more fluid one. We’re not quite on the cusp of full-blown migration yet, but this weekend might offer better birding than you’d expect.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of July 2019)

10,000 Birds

Those of us north of the Equator should be enjoying our summer weekends no matter how boring the birding might be. Better, though, is finding a way to raise the quality of your bird sightings and enjoyment of them. How is that working out for you?

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Tweet of the Day – Birdwatching on the Wireless.

10,000 Birds

“It will never catch on” said the producers of the proposed radio programme. “Birdwatching.? On the wireless.? Everyday.? Are you mad?” ” But sometimes an idea captures enough peoples’ imaginations to make it viable and so it was.

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A Biodiversity Analysis in Los Angeles

Nature Conservancy - Science

Rich biodiversity can exist in the biggest of cities, as a new report finds for Los Angeles. Wildlife TNC Science Urban Conservation

Global warming is slowing runners + 4 ways runners can fight back

Green Prophet

Global warming and climate change are at the forefront of nearly everyone’s mind as of late. And for good reason. Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels have been on a meteoric rise since the 1950s. The result? The average surface temperature has risen almost 1.62

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Why should Ecuador be on everyone bucket list?

Green Prophet

It can get overwhelming to choose your next vacation destination, especially given that you may only have 3 weeks out of the entire year to travel. Wherever you choose to go, it better be worth it, right?

Basil Bread Recipe

Green Prophet

This unusual bread needs lots of fresh basil. And that’s a good thing if you’re growing basil, because you’re probably looking for recipes to use it up.

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Aging in the brain is revealed by new MRI technique

Green Prophet

Brain cells. External signs of aging are familiar to us: gray hair, a stooped spine, occasional memory loss. However, how do we know if a patient’s brain is aging normally or developing a disease? And is 50 really the new 20?

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Getting around Amsterdam for a half-day stopover

Green Prophet

Many of us global travellers have been there; even those who try to swear off polluting air travel to spare us some greenhouse gases –– we are in a city for a day, a long stopover and we want to get out and see the city a bit. Who wants to waste their lungs on the stale airport environment?

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Quick tips in whistleblowing and hiding your digital footprint

Green Prophet

Telling the truth about environmental crimes can have consequences. If you need to get the story out to editors here are tips to help you avoid leaving a digital footprint. News that Siri Apple engineers are probably listening to your intimate conversations and acts through Siri is alarming.

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