Sat.Apr 11, 2020 - Fri.Apr 17, 2020

A Walk in the Desert

10,000 Birds

After being home for just over a month, I’ve been doing two things to keep my birding sanity. Firstly, I’ve been birding the heck out of our backyard, and encouraging people to do the same (both here and elsewhere ).

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Growing your own food wherever possible

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) What the COVID-19 pandemic should have shown us that we cannot rely on the capitalist market system to guarantee us a steady supply of the groceries that we need and thus it is important that we, once again, groin for victory, so to speak.

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Stem cell drug from Pluristem brings dying covid-19 patients back to life

Green Prophet

You might want to thank this guy. Pluristem’s stem cell treatment helps covid-19 critically ill to wean off ventilators. The placental stem cell treatment helps a person regenerate damaged tissue. Early evidence suggests the drug can work as prevention as well.

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Tiger Sharks Feast on Songbirds. Yes, Songbirds.

Nature Conservancy - Science

The bird at your feeder might end up in a shark’s stomach. Seriously. Birds & Birding Fish & Fisheries From the Field Wildlife Birds Conservation Science

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Yard List Birding in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

In Costa Rica, official, enforced quarantine hasn’t happened yet. At the moment, thanks to the government getting serious about this darn thing earlier rather than later, the number of new cases per day in Costa Rica has been very much linear in nature.

Reimagining Univers-city

The Green Changemakers

Link: [link] WHY REIMAGINING? The Fire of Evolution In a world of accelerating technological evolution individuals and collectives are increasingly under pressure to evolve and adapt.

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What we can learn about renewable energy from Australia

Green Prophet

Australian women always seem to follow the sun. With a bounty of sun, the giant island nation and continent of Australia is landlocked.

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More new places to be alone

10,000 Birds

As I mentioned last week, social distancing is widespread but still voluntary here in Mexico, so there are no limitations on being able to get out and enjoy nature. Still, with my being 61 years old and mildly asthmatic, I want to make sure I keep my distance from other people.

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Rethinking the Future - Nandanam Kindergarten

The Green Changemakers

[link] [link] Lalit & Shailaja PATH - P lanning and A rchitecture T owards H olistic development - is an architecture and planning studio in Auroville led by Lalit Kishor Bhati and Shailaja Sudhalkar Bhati that endeavours to create sustainable and harmonious designs in planning, architecture and interiors.

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A 10x faster coronavirus test with available diagnostics lab materials

Green Prophet

Naomi Habib is a partner in a team leading the way to a faster, cheaper corona test. Israel is a biopharma and medical powerhouse. Earlier this week we reported on a NASDAQ traded company called Pluristem that brought dying coronavirus patients back to life and weaning off ventilation.

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Can I Prepare For NEET At Home?

Eco Friendly Daily

There is always an ongoing debate about whether one must opt for coaching classes for NEET exams or simply just prepare for the exams at home. This article aims at serving as an eye-opener for students regarding the various myths that revolve around the topic hence simplifying the task of students.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of April 2020)

10,000 Birds

April weekends always promise but only sometimes deliver. However, a weekend where you can celebrate Easter, Passover, the beginning of migration, or just an excuse to stop sheltering in place for a few hours is bound to be a good time!

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Permaculture and Community Resilience - Free online course

The Green Changemakers

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International renewable org bolsters renewables in Africa

Green Prophet

Renewables are perfect for Africa where more than half of all people don’t have access to clean power. Microgrids powered by renewables are the future. With Ebola flaring up again and corona taking over our lives, Africa is more vulnerable than ever.

2020 52

Owls around Delhi

10,000 Birds

Traveling to Delhi for work last spring, I was not very optimistic about birding there. Still, I contacted a local guide and shot for the moon: “Can you show me any owls”?

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Collective Arts: Stranger than Fiction

10,000 Birds

I can’t imagine what life must be like during the current viral pandemic for those unlucky souls who don’t bird.

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Our first week of self-isolation completed

10,000 Birds

I mentioned last week that we have to stay on our property for 14 days. We cannot go anywhere. We were not too concerned about having to stay at home, because we have plenty of things that we can do and there is always plenty to observe.

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Mike Bergin Interview on Bird Banter

10,000 Birds

As someone who has recorded over 80 episodes and counting on the Tests and the Rest podcast, I’ve learned that hosting interesting guests can be really enjoyable.

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A memorable night at the Sultan’s palace – exploring the Tidore festival

Green Prophet

Tidore: a tiny island in the Indonesian Molucca Sea and one of the last remaining sultanates in the world. Forever overshadowed by its bigger brother and long-time rival, the neighboring island of Ternate, it is known by few and visited by even less people. I first set foot there in December 2018.

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4 Things You Need To Do While Overcoming Addiction

Green Prophet

We are isolating from nature, from our family and friends. This pandemic will make overcoming an addiction even harder because we don’t have all the above to help us through. . Many people don’t realize they have a problem, they keep consuming the same drugs and liquor regularly.

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