Sat.Oct 19, 2019 - Fri.Oct 25, 2019

Nature is hiring an environmental economics editor

Environmental Economics

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Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of October 2019?

10,000 Birds

We’ve hit that part of October where bats hold more fascination. Good thing that Halloween hits just as migration activity seems to fall off a cliff. Still, don’t believe that the only possible treats in your near future have to be accompanied by the threat to tricks.

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How to Make Smarter Energy-Saving Decisions

Green Prophet

Air conditioners pull water from the air, literally. It’s distilled so not great to drink, but useful in other ways. Whether you live in a place with extreme heat like Miami, Florida, or in the cold reaches of Alberta, Canada, researching energy plans in your area is a good idea.

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50 Fish, 50 States: Small Stream Wonders

Nature Conservancy - Science

An easy-to-overlook New York stream yields a strange and ferocious fish. Fish & Fisheries 50 Fish, 50 States Fish Fisheries

Pining for Piñatex’s Alternative Leather: Made from Pineapple Leaves

Eco Chic

The fabric sample in my hands reminded me of something. Soft to the touch with a distinct textured surface and a sturdy feel, I think it you had given me leather to compare it to, I would have had a very hard time differentiating the two. What was this mysterious fabric?

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Valravn Wines: Sonoma County Old Wine Zinfandel (2015)

10,000 Birds

In our times, it seems foolish to be fearful of birds.

2019 130

Being Green Starts in Your Own Backyard

Green Prophet

Michelle Obama helps start backyard gardens, one school at a time. We’ve heard the word “Green” thrown around for years. Sometimes it means recycling our newspapers and sometimes it means massive federal legislation to change our car exhaust.

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Birds of Cambodia Review

10,000 Birds

A holiday in Cambodia? With 600+ bird species and a two-week trip with possibly a 250 species-list (the best sites are in the northwest and west of the country), my answer is a definitive “yes”.

Still chasing rarities in SE Arizona

10,000 Birds

As we march ever closer to the end of 2019, I continue to marvel at the number of birds that pass thru, or reside in this relatively small area. After an extensive year of travel in 2018, I have mainly focused on Pima County and the Tucson area for my birding.

Oh, the things you’ll see!

10,000 Birds

I have written six posts in the last two weeks, in preparation for a long-awaited month-long vacation. (We We will be finishing up that trip when this post appears.) After that forced march, I decided to relax and share with you some of my favorite photos from my five years of birding with a camera.

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A Wild Thrush Chase

10,000 Birds

Early Friday afternoon I checked my personal email on my phone while I was at work. And was I ever dismayed to see that Eric Miller, Queens birder-extraordinaire , had managed to find another amazing rarity for my home borough, a Varied Thrush.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of October 2019)

10,000 Birds

If the timing of Global Big Day means anything, this weekend saw massive birding excitement all over the world. Obviously, your experience may have diverged from the norm. How did it go for you? Rochester did host a really rare and improbable vagrant this weekend, but I missed it.

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“Caged” Egrets and Little Black Cormorants

10,000 Birds

On our recent trip to Kununurra we travelled our usual route around the township. It is always hot in Kununurra and you can easily observe many of the bird species around town from your air-conditioned vehicle.

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Embrace the familiar

10,000 Birds

We are all guilty of concentrating on the exotic and sensational to the exclusion of “trash birds”, but occasionally something mundane, or close to home has the ability to make us catch our breath. It might be the setting. Perhaps it’s the light.

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Know About Kratom and Its Legality in Minnesota

Green Prophet

What the kratom? People say it’s the natural herb of the century. Why is it legal and not legal in some states and countries? Kratom is a tree that normally grows in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Papua New Guinea.

Top 5 Reasons To Invest In Outdoor Blinds

Green Prophet

Well maybe you are glamping or have built a tiny outdoor office ( read how to build eco and on the cheap ) to save space and travel time. How do you get the privacy you need? With the continued growth in home improvement ideas, there is more attention paid to outdoor living now more than ever.

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Accessibility Friendly Activities and Attractions in Sydney

Green Prophet

If you want to go eco you might even get a chance to jump around on a kangaroo, kidding! But there are plenty of accessibility options for the eco-disabled traveller. Don’t despair! Do you want to explore the most popular city in Australia?

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Inspiring Patients: Fitter, Healthier Healthcare Professionals Promote Fitness as a Lifestyle

Green Prophet

Simplifying everything, even the food you eat will make you healthier. This is Sandor Katz. He pickles everything. .

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