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Birding the Bear Mountain of Serbia

10,000 Birds

A narrow forest road takes us to the chain blocking the entrance, with a sign “Area closed – bear danger”. Ranko Milanovic, Tara National Park ranger, leaves the car to open the passage. Small letters say: “removal of this sign is punishable”, but Ranko is authorised to take us in.

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Bicycle servicing

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I don't want to put anyone out of business but I cannot understand this thing about bicycle servicing. Some people seem to believe that their bicycle needs an annual service – from a specialist – just like their car does and often it is also being touted in such a way.

2020 171

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Moshe Safdie’s skywalk garden puts nature in China’s sky (VIDEO)

Green Prophet

With more cities legislating for the use of green roofs, one Israeli-Canadian dream architect Moshe Safdie has taken the task to hand to inspire the world and show us how it’s done.

2020 87

Death and Drama Among the Cicada Killers

Nature Conservancy - Science

Cicada killers are fearsome insects, but other species have adopted ingenious ways to exploit them. Wildlife Insects & Pollinators Traveling Naturalist

2020 87

Fantastic Flamingos

10,000 Birds

It was a mad dash to reach the jetty on time. Having just landed into Mumbai, things were happening far too slowly. I had word that a boat would leave Bhandup jetty at 1.30 pm and it was already 12.30.

2020 198

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of June 2020)

10,000 Birds

As we close the book on the first half of one of the wildest years in recent memory, we can only hope the next half delivers a lot more happiness, health, and prosperity. And, while I’m being greedy, how about loosening travel restrictions? I need more birds!!

2020 187

Becards

10,000 Birds

One of the reasons Mexico is such a great birding area is that, while it shares all sorts of bird groups with the United States and Canada, it also is home to some of the northernmost representatives of neotropical and genera that do not (or just barely) reach that far north, such as Woodcreepers, Tityras, and Trogons.

2020 172

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Brewery Ommegang: Idyll Days Pilsner

10,000 Birds

It’s hard to believe that a few weeks ago I was checking the weather forecast every day, eagerly anticipating any warm, southerly winds that might carry with them new arrivals during the height of spring migration in May.

2020 157

13 Writing Awards for Cool Green Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

In 2019, Cool Green Science stories won 13 awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America. Ideas Our Nature Reads

2020 78

Microplastics in our lungs linked to Covid-19 surge?

Green Prophet

The gold dust bought at Walmart may make your graduation photo pretty. But one blow and it’s forever cycling as microplastics that will get into our lungs. I wonder all the time about Covid 19. Why now? Why aren’t we stopping it?

2020 78

What Jinn Are, And Why You Should Care

Green Prophet

In Western minds, jinn, or djinns, or genies – are Disney figures drawn out of the Orient’s mythical past. But belief in jinns as living creatures with supernatural forces thrives in modern times too.

2020 63

10 Steps to creating an e-commerce

Green Prophet

Let’s say you wanted to set up an online business to do something good for our planet. Like solar panels for every home and building. HOw do you start? Here are some tips. Shopping online is more popular than ever, and it is here to stay. .

2020 56

Defensive Driving: Why Everyone Should Practice It

Green Prophet

Until we have a world full of driverless, electric cars, stay safe on the road, especially in the Middle East where drifting is a sport. Every year, thousands of vehicular accidents happen in the state of Illinois, many of them could have been avoided.

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