Sat.May 25, 2019 - Fri.May 31, 2019

Surpassing 300 Species in Costa Rica on Global Big Day, 2019

10,000 Birds

Global Big Day is an initiative created by the folks at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to promote the use of eBird and birding in general.

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Burgon & Ball Container Root and Transplanting Knife – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Burgon & Ball Container Root and Transplanting Knife - RHS-Endorsed RHS Container Gardening £16.99

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The Burning Problem

Greentumble

Imagine if our atmosphere was nearly. 100% methane and we woke up every morning to the smell of greenhouse gasses. This could happen because of food waste–food that is discarded or lost uneaten.

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Quote of the Day: Freedom Fries the Redux

Environmental Economics

Ladies and gentleman, an actual press release from the Department of Energy (with EMPHASIS ADDED):  “Increasing export capacity from the Freeport LNG project is critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world by giving America’s allies a diverse and affordable source of clean energy. Further, more exports of U.S. LNG to the world means more U.S. jobs and more domestic economic growth and cleaner air here at home and around the globe,” said U.S. Under Secretary of Energy Mark W.

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Listening to Falcons: The Peregrines of Tom Cade

10,000 Birds

Author Sherrida Woodley thinks deeply about dearly departed birds. such as California Condors and Passenger Pigeons. She also has an abiding interest in important figures in natural history. She’s already written about Rachel Carson: Secret Birder.

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Make Artjuna Cafe your first stop in Goa, India

Green Prophet

Planning on living on a bowl of rice a day in India, or under the age of 25 and hostel jumping in dorms with bed bugs? This article is not for you. Mature-ish, aging hipsters read on: Artjuna is your first stop in India.

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A Deeper Look Into Overfishing

Greentumble

Have you ever seen the sight of a beautiful fish. while scuba diving, snorkeling, whale watching or any other way? Well, if you haven’t and want to see it or want to see the sight again, then please help to make a change and put an end to overfishing.

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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of June 2019?

10,000 Birds

The first weekend of June usually signals the tail end of any migratory activity that was still passing through your region. While this may inspire nostalgia for the avian excitement of, say, two weeks ago, there’s no need to put your optics on ice just yet.

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Watergen pulls water from air for orphanage in Uzbekistan

Green Prophet

Watergen, an Israel-based innovative company that creates clean water out of air is now providing a source of freshwater for over 120 children living in an orphanage in Uzbekistan’s city of Bukhara. We covered the company in 2015 and they are doing well !

Birds of Tierra Caliente 2

10,000 Birds

In my last post, I introduced you to some of my favorite birds from the tiny town of Paso Ancho, Michoacán. This town sits at the edge of a river in Mexico’s Tierra Caliente (Hot Country), an inland basin between the coastal Sierra Madre del Sur and the much higher Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of May 2019)

10,000 Birds

In the midst of a three-day Memorial Day observance, many American birders still have a day left to nail down a BBOTW. If you’re not happy with your progress so far, make the most of what is left of May.

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White-throated Kingfishers in Singapore

10,000 Birds

Singapore is a great location for observing Kingfishers and there are several species to observe. The largest Kingfisher is the Stork-billed Kingfisher and the smallest Kingfisher is the Black-backed Kingfisher.

Lamplighter Brewing Company: Birds of a Feather

10,000 Birds

I said in my last review that it wouldn’t be long before we saw yet another New England India Pale Ale (IPA) at Birds and Booze – and here we are with one more. I’m not sure I have anything new to say about the style at this point, but with everyone and their mother making the New England IPAs these days, it probably doesn’t matter. Breweries are putting out an awful lot of the hazy stuff and, for the most part, they’re getting pretty good at it.

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Recipes with lemons and limes to get your dirt out!

Green Prophet

The earth’s bounty is endless, even though our species is so intent on altering and destroying it. These organic lemons, limes and oranges provide much needed vitamin C. And they are perfect, no?

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Sodastream to build Gaza factory for “peace”

Green Prophet

Sodastream, the Israeli company manufacturing devices producing soda gas beverages in reusable bottles (which sold to Pepsi Co for 3 billion last December), has been on a continuing upswing since featuring actress Scarlett Johansson to be its anti-BDS advertising queen in 2014.

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Highschool kids develop algae superfood to feed Africa’s hungry

Green Prophet

Algae as superfood? Countries like Japan have already known for years about the possibilities of using algae as a nutritious food product, as any sushi fancier will attest to.

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Save the turtles – from people!

Green Prophet

There is a vast number of captive turtles kept as pets in homes, and it is up to their owners to give these wild animals their freedom back. At the Gazelle Valley Park in Jerusalem, an unusual animal welfare initiative aims to protect the local turtle population.

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Urchins are real sea monsters invading the Mediterranean Sea

Green Prophet

Diadema antillarum, similar to Diadema setosum. The Black Long-Spine Sea Urchin – a familiar creature from the Indian and Southern Pacific Oceans –is appearing the Mediterranean, with some serious implications for people and the ecosystem.

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Run in sprints – for your heart and perfect body, new research confirms it

Green Prophet

Want a summer body and the fastest way to lose weight? Run in sprints, according to new study. If your knees are still young and your mind willing, running is by far the best way to keep your heart and bones strong. It’s by far the easiest way to lose weight but you need to be committed.

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Researching the deep of the sea with “Deep Heart” station

Green Prophet

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How Israel’s agtech is feeding the world

Green Prophet

AI solutions like flux are using military technology to feed the world. All over the world, farmers are grappling with increasingly harsher weather conditions, pests, pollutants, and soil depletion in the face of ever-growing product demand.

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Israeli tech to tackle bacteria resistant to antibiotics

Green Prophet

The first person ever to be treated with an antibiotic was a policeman from Oxford, England in 1941. While tending his garden during his day off, the man scratched himself on a rose thorn, which soon led to an infection.

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Is it legal and safe to use Spyzie to spy on another person’s mobile?

Green Prophet

Is it okay to spy on someone if they are polluting or harming the earth? Or to monitor teens if we suspect they may be in harm’s way?

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Reformation swimsuit makes you feel like a pin-up model and a saint

Green Prophet

Karin Kloosterman, the author, in her first and hopefully last bathing suit (for a long time). So it’s summertime again. That means swimwear. When was the last time you found the perfect bathing suit? On a trip to Rome maybe in 2010 when you found that perfect bikini?

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Modern and clutter-free: Is it really possible?

Green Prophet

For years, clutter seemed to follow us everywhere. However, over recent times more people have started to take action over it, and there are now all sorts of philosophies how to banish this bad habit from your home. It’s a topic that still prompts a lot of questions, though.

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How to Save Money and Be Environmentally Friendly Using Green Energy

Eco Chic

Let’s be honest. We’re all looking for ways to save a few bucks. But you might not heard of the latest trick. Did you know you can now save your hard-earned dollars by investing in green energy? Many people don’t realize this, but it’s true.

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