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Barbets of Costa Rica- Clowns of the Cloud Forest

10,000 Birds

Barbets are odd, chunky birds with large beaks. There’s so much more that can be said about this group of birds but that’s the first description that comes to mind.

The Mountfield MC48Li 48V.a revolution in home woodcutting

Green (Living) Review

– PRESS RELEASE – With over 50 years of life at the top as the UK's lawn mower and gardening tool manufacturers, MOUNTFIELD have excelled in providing new and innovative cordless products. With the array of storms, wind and rain so far this month, many gardens are sure to need a bit of a tidy up.so

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Monarchs Are Disappearing in the Western U.S. What’s Happening?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Migrating western butterflies declined 85 percent between 2017 and 2018. What’s going on? Wildlife Endangered Species Insects & Pollinators Plants

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10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags

Greentumble

Plastic bags are a convenient way to carry. our purchased goods when we go shopping. They are a part of our modern lives, and we don’t tend to think much about them. In fact, it is estimated that up to 10 million plastic bags are used every minute around the world [1].

Fairy Pitta in Australia-a sad story

10,000 Birds

On the evening of the 7th of February we received a call from George Swann to let us know that Bruce Greatwich had seen a post on a Community Noticeboard Facebook page about a Fairy Pitta.

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Garden tool maintenance

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In January and February, aside from pruning your apple trees and such, is the quiet in the garden and for the gardener. But now it just the right time to give your tools some TLC, some tender loving care.

2019 148

In Pictures: Saving Papua New Guinea’s Sea Cucumbers

Nature Conservancy - Science

View photographs from our reporter’s journey to Manus, where local communities are taking sustainable sea cucumber management into their own hands. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Asia Pacific Fish Fisheries Indigenous Peoples Manus sea cucumber expedition TNC Science

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of February 2019)

10,000 Birds

Mid-February can be boring if you’re overly focused on the coming migration. On the other hand, some birders really appreciate the opportunity to pick up specialties from the current season. Which kind of birder are you?

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Explosive tests for oil and gas at sea kill and maim dozens of giant sea turtles

Green Prophet

Israel’s Sea Turtle Rescue Center rescued 15 sea turtles in recent weeks after dozens were found washed up on shore on Israeli beaches after a storm. About 20 had died. Normally over a course of a year the crew surveys about 250 turtles coming to shore.

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Saving Conifer Strongholds in the Northwoods

Nature Conservancy - Science

Facing a warming climate, conservationists issue a call to action to save northern conifers. Latest Science Forests Plants

2019 78

What we Find when we take away the Busyness of our Everyday Lives.

Elephant Journal

My knees started to hurt. My neck. My shoulders. Everything somehow hurt. My mind immediately jumped to the worst case scenario and took off with it: My body is turning against itself. I’m not going to make it. I’m going to die here on this meditation bench.

2019 94

Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of February 2019?

10,000 Birds

Believe it or not, the current season is slowly easing into the next one. You may be mired in a very frigid or overwhelmingly sweltering hell, but soon you’ll find the succor of a more mild season, one that carries birds on waves of zugunruhe.

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Don’t blame vegans for the shame you feel about using animals

Eccorazzi

Vegans take the blame for a lot of things. Whether we are being accused of ruining someone’s good time, of incessantly bringing up our label, or are being bombarded with nutritional deficiency promises, I find many of my cohorts are driven to either of the polarizing extremes presented: become the type of preachy vegan non-vegans fear or forgo mention of your beliefs altogether in hopes everyone will pick on someone gluten-free.

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How Helpful is Technology When it Comes to Home Designing?

Green Prophet

Technology has always been a precursor of change. Many industries have benefited from having it penetrate their fabrics. By the same metrics, the interior design industry is just the latest industry to be rocked by the winds of technological change.

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The One Thing all Single, Independent Women Need to Hear.

Elephant Journal

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Waylon Lewis (@waylonlewis) on Feb 14, 2019 at 8:38am PST Like author’s title, but open to suggestions! Intro: “I really want to see you find someone,” my friend said to me last week. “I I really think you need to get on Bumble.” Let me […].

2019 94

From the Niagara Frontier: A Book Review of “Birder’s Break”

10,000 Birds

It is vexing to see (even more, to hear) three crows, common as dirt, chasing a red-tailed hawk out of the tree in which he had been placidly sitting, doing no one any harm — at least not yet.

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A Visual Summary: 32 Learning Theories Every Teacher Should Know

The Green Changemakers

by Terry Heick Learning theory–and the research that goes into it–is a topic seen frequently in universities and teaching programs, then less frequently after once teachers begin practicing in the classroom. Why this is true is complicated. (If

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Napa Valley and its joys

Green Prophet

Napa Valley is one of those places you have to visit. For many families, the escape into wine country nestled in the heart of nature.

2019 56

Joining The Yoga Tradition: Coming Home

Elephant Journal

Ever since I was young, I was searching for something special, something that brought true satisfaction and meaning to my life. During my early years I tried countless paths: art, music, travel, punk rock, drugs and parties, gardening and many other lifestyles.

2019 94

Seventh Son Brewing Company: The “Goo Goo Muck” Tart India Pale Ale

10,000 Birds

We’ve been retreating into the world of wine of late here at Birds and Booze, but in case you were wondering, little has changed in the brewing industry during our brief digression this winter. For better or worse, the IPA – and its many, novel variations du jour – is still king.

2019 109

WHO is Bunny Yan and What is the Squirrelz? Just the Smartest Sharing Economy Idea Ever!

Eco Chic

If you’ve started to collect a pile of scrap fabric, or wondered what to do with your collection of buttons, designer Bunny Yan has a solution—pay it forward.

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Why Do You Need To Switch Energy Supplier?

Green Prophet

Currently, every homestead has a connection to energy. Have you ever taken time to think of how life would be without a link to energy supply? It would be one of the most boring life one could ever live. Today, you require an energy connection to run almost every item in the house.

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Pubic Hair and Freedom

Elephant Journal

One summer day when I was 12 years old, I donned my bikini and was shocked to see way too much pubic hair expressively poking out the sides with horrifyingly unbridled freedom. I grabbed a disposable razor and some soap and went at it.

2019 91

FDA Expands Use for feeling unusually cold Drug

Conservation Hawaii

Overall, the evidence suggests that Tagamet hb is often tolerated as well as other obesity prophylactic drug regimens. Another important regional issue concerns the increased risk merely of adverse late effects to systemic obesity treatments associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver in disease, a sol condition in which fat builds up in the liver and can cause inflammation or scarring.

2019 40

Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I met Ethnobotanist Dr. Selena Ahmed at a tea and climate change event Eco-Chick attended in the fall of 2012. Selena eloquently spoke about her work and the book she co-authored with Michael Freeman: “ Tea Horse Road: China’s Ancient Trade with Tibet.” ” .

2019 41

Breathing Into Anxiety (How Breathwork Saved My Life)

Elephant Journal

It was a beautiful spring day. I was sitting in my good friend’s kitchen, watching her bake. She was stirring up pound cake batter in her Kitchen Aid mixer, sharing that it was something she made once a week for her family to enjoy.

2019 91

Why I’m consciously choosing to be single in 2019

Elephant Journal

Eighteen months after leaving my relationship, I’m mourning the end of another (albeit fleeting) flirtation with love. During this time, there has always been someone (a man) at the back of my mind or in my life, taking precedence in my thoughts and keeping me focused on the future: Is he the one?

2019 87

7 Ways this Solo Mama wins at the Toddler Air Travel Game.

Elephant Journal

If everyone around you is glaring at you for bringing a small germ-carrying child onto the airplane, including the flight attendant (this only ever happens on United States domestic flights), you aren’t going to be able to.

2019 87

Life Without my Best Friend

Elephant Journal

I gaze into the backyard and wonder where you’d be. Rolling in the dirt I’m sure, tongue out to catch the breeze. Legs reaching for the sky, you’d turn your head to check, a big grin on your face, making sure I hadn’t left.

2019 87

4 Ways we Sabotage our own Happiness—& how to Stop.

Elephant Journal

Most of us believe that we need to pursue happiness. We look for it externally, and hold on tight to it. Then, when things go wrong, our happiness breaks like a flimsy branch amidst. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality awareness blaming others choosing happiness clinging to the past elephant magazine happiness letting go sabotage worrying

2019 87

Full of Grace.

Elephant Journal

I’ve been teaching yoga for eight years, and I can’t begin to convey the “blood, sweat and tears” that have gone into my teaching career.

2019 84

Why And How To Use Posts In Instagram Marketing To Increase Traffic

Elephant Journal

Talk to any online marketing expert and you will find one thing in common in their suggestion: all will say in unison that Instagram is the best platform to grow more traffic towards your site. However, simply sharing photos and posts is not enough for achieving your desired goal.

2019 83

How a Map is Humanizing the Opioid Epidemic

Elephant Journal

Seeing the faces in the photographs helps shatter the stereotype many have about addicts—that the addicted are, somehow, other. That it couldn’t happen to us, or someone we love. Blog Enlightened Society Love

2019 82

Anxiety has been my Demon for Years—& only One Thing has helped Alleviate It.

Elephant Journal

My normal morning anxiety and grumpiness suddenly shifted to elation as I realized I could actually take charge of my life and my state of mind. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Meditation Yoga anxiety ashtanga yoga beat anxiety deep breath elephant magazine meditation nadi panic attack yoga class yoga mat

2019 81

TIMELY March 23rd: Rahu’s returning to Gemini, & Big Changes are Coming. {Vedic Astrology}

Elephant Journal

Besides the mundane considerations, this will be a major shift in our personal karma for the next year and a half as well. Astrology Blog astrology jyotish vedic astrology

2019 79

8 False Beliefs we Carry Around that Convince us we aren’t Worthy of Love.

Elephant Journal

To feel we are not good enough in any way is a painful burden to bear that ultimately gets in the way of our joy and our ability to connect authentically with others. Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality authentically childhood elephant magazine emotional labor make mistakes mental health self-affirming self-care self-worth using alcohol worthy of love

2019 77

These 4 Questions Will Help You Live Your Most Joyful And Authentic Life.

Elephant Journal

“Am I making the most of my life? Or am I just going through the motions, each day passing by in an uneventful blur? Is this really all there is?” So many times in my life, I’ve asked myself these questions.

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