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Bird Families of the World by Winkler, Billerman and Lovette

10,000 Birds

There is a thing parents know very well – how important it is to choose the right name for a child. E.g. one Croat birder I know, Vedran – I never met a guy so well described by his own name, which loosely translated as “joyful”. Or Fleming – he has chosen “Bond”.

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A Field Guide to Finding Cool Moths

Nature Conservancy - Science

Finding and identifying moths is a growing nature hobby. Here’s how to get started. Wildlife Insects & Pollinators Outdoor Rec

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Recipe: Tahini and Chocolate Popsicles with Maple Glaze (Vegan)

Green Prophet

Who would have imagined tahini and chocolate blended up and frozen? But after all, halvah is based on tahini, and people love chocolate halvah – so why not freeze the mix as popsicles? In Tel Aviv, people are going crazy over tahini popsicles produced by the local Al-Arz tahini manufacturer.

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Co-operative housing: A greener and more sustainable way of living?

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] Community living is an affordable way for people to live, in ways that fit their shared values. These communities are usually climate-conscious and strive to be as sustainable as possible. Frankie lives in a six-bedroom house on the outskirts of Leeds.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of August 2020)

10,000 Birds

As we speed towards the end of an utterly odd August, dangerous weather conditions and flame threaten to engulf various swathes of our world. No matter where you find yourself, heed the imperative of 2020: live to see better days!

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Think Pigeons Are Boring? Not These Birds

Nature Conservancy - Science

Neon pink pigeons? Rainbow-colored doves? These are 10 of our favorite pigeons and doves from around the world. Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Weird Nature

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Ancient Buried Treasure Unearthed In Israel

Green Prophet

An exciting archaeological find in Israel was announced early this week: a hoard of ancient gold, unearthed in excavations near Tel Aviv. A teenage volunteer digging the ground saw something glittering in the dirt. “It looked like very thin leaves,” he said.

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Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of August 2020?

10,000 Birds

Every month of 2020 has felt like a year, yet the imminent end of summer still feels too soon. If the end of August blues are getting you down, allow me to prescribe a certain cure: go birding.

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Hot Country Cool

10,000 Birds

Last week, I shared with you some photos of Blue-black Grassquits , doing their jump-song routine. Those photos were from a trip to Paso Ancho, my nearest site fully within Mexico’s Tierra Caliente (“Hot Country”).

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Long-tailed Finches like dripping taps

10,000 Birds

When you live somewhere that lacks rainfall for the majority of the year then a dripping tap brings in the birds. If ever you need an excuse to not fix dripping taps then encouraging birds has to be a good excuse! Even a dripping sprinkler head will attract birds.

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Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!: Tamarindo Gose

10,000 Birds

Birders are quite possibly the only hobbyists who get really excited about oncoming hurricanes , except maybe for the small number of severe weather enthusiasts – or “storm chasers” – who follow tropical cyclones rather than the usual tornadoes.

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Catholics in Virginia finance solar energy for churches and schools

Green Prophet

Doing change is much more important than just talking change: seven Catholic community groups in Virginia support renewables through investing in solar energy.

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How Virtual Jobs Are Helping the Environment

Green Prophet

Working from home in the city can be a sustainable option. Did you know that virtual working helps reduce lots of greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, fossil fuel consumption, plastic, and other paper waste?

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3 Options for Protecting Your Business During the Pandemic

Green Prophet

Your eco business was already running on a dream and a prayer. How can you make it sustainable and secure as any other kind of business? If you own a small business, there’s a good chance that you’ve had to navigate uncharted waters for a considerable portion of the past six months.

2020 52

Save The Planet and Your Wallet With These Eco-Friendly Wedding Tips

Eco Friendly Daily

Has the current state of the environment encouraged you to be more conscious of preserving natural resources? Maybe you’re merely looking for ways to plan the perfect wedding on a budget? If you answered yes to either of these questions, an eco-friendly wedding solves your problems.

2020 52

Common Factors Draining Your Energy and Focus (And What to Do About It)

Eco Friendly Daily

Without enough energy and focus, your ability to succeed in any area of your life declines significantly. Though several factors drain your energy and offset your focus, hectic and stressful lifestyles are at the top.

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Using Your Wallet to Help Save the Planet

Eco Friendly Daily

As a consumer nowadays, you have hundreds, if not thousands, of choices of products and services to choose from whenever you need something.

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Beneficial Ways to Utilize Your Time At Home

Eco Friendly Daily

You realize the importance of staying close to home to survive the global pandemic, but keeping those feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression at bay is becoming more of a challenge as the months fly by.

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In Defense of Coffee 

Eco Friendly Daily

Perhaps you like a particular type of coffee beans, such as arabica, robusta, liberica, or excelsa. Perhaps you favor a particular coffee drink, say, cafe latte, cafe mocha, espresso, americano, cold brew coffee , cappuccino, or double espresso. .

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5 Beauty Products That Are Good for You AND the Environment

Eco Friendly Daily

Beauty products have come a long way since the seventies and eighties. Today, many of the manufacturers have a renewed focus on “All-Natural products. After all, you eat right and exercise to look and feel your best, it only makes sense that you should put something on your body that’s safe.

2020 52

What Water Quality Says About the Local Environment

Eco Friendly Daily

Did you know that you can tell a lot about an area by testing the water? Water quality indicators can provide information in several ways, such as: – Determining the stability of the ecosystem. – Monitoring natural processes. – Identifying human impact on the environment.

2020 52

Packing Essentials for a Trip to New York City

Eco Friendly Daily

New York City is more than a destination; it’s a full-on experience. Millions of tourists travel to this iconic metropolis every year to explore and experience all that it has to offer.

2020 52

A Beginner’s Guide to Going to the Casino

Eco Friendly Daily

Casinos offer lots of fun and the potential to win some money. However, you will want to know the basics before you put some real money on the line. Here is a look at five important tips that you should know before going into a casino. Play the games with low house odds.

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