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Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of October 2020?

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In a normal year, we’d enter the final weekend of October thinking of trivialities like tricks, treats, and maybe costume parties. Instead, a cloud of dread hangs over most of the world. Be strong!

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Biophilic Cities For An Urban Century

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What use is nature in the urban century? The post Biophilic Cities For An Urban Century appeared first on Cool Green Science. Ideas Urban Conservation

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Why keeping your old car is better than buying a new Tesla

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Hybrid or full electric? Elon Musk sells a nice idea, but it might be more eco of you just to stick with your old car. . .

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Save The Planet and More With These Eco-Friendly Solutions for Businesses

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From the use of raw materials, energy, and greenhouse gases to the transportation impact of supply chains and the handling of harsh chemicals and solid waste, the retail industry’s carbon footprint continues to harm the environment.

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A Selection of Kenyan LBJ’s

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Last night in the moments before sleep took over, I felt an urge to shine some light on some LBJ’s (Little Brown Jobs) or LBB’s (Little Brown Birds). What better selection than the various birds of the Kenyan highlands, right?

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Nature Nerd Trivia: Bats

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How much do you really know about bats? The post Nature Nerd Trivia: Bats appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Bats Mammal Watching Nature Trivia Weird Nature

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New white paint will put air conditioners out of business

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Purdue researchers Xiulin Ruan (left) and Joseph Peoples use an infrared camera to compare the cooling performance of white paint samples on a rooftop. . We’ve written about the benefits of white paint on a hot tar roof in the past, at least a couple of times. And the fact that they can’t slow global warming. White paint is what people paint the roofs of their apartment buildings in Tel Aviv to keep the insides cool.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of October 2020)

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October is when rumors of the next season become harder to deny. Where I live, the full splendor of fall foliage coupled with initial fingers of frost refutes the notion that summer will return. Fortunately, nature assures that, as one suite of birds leaves, another takes its place.

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Curlew Sandpiper feeding

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One of the more common shorebirds along Broome’s beaches is the Curlew Sandpiper- Calidris ferruginea. They are often found in large mixed flocks and many have recently arrived from the Northern Hemisphere.

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Birding Nanhui, Shanghai in October

10,000 Birds

What an exciting title, isn`t it? I was thinking of something along the lines of “Sex and drugs and birds” first – probably a good way to increase readership … But it really is just the usual bunch of photos and irrelevant comments. Novelty is overrated. So, about birds. Good to see Siberian Rubythroat again after the summer break.

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Getting Good Bird Video with a Phone Skope Adaptor

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Two weekends ago I was scheduled to take part in a live birding video, one of twenty birders from across North and South America who were out and about looking for good birds to share with the world through Swarovski Optik Birding’s Facebook page.

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Clunker cars are choking Africa

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Clunkers from America, Europe and Japan clog the air in Africa. Can’t we send them electric cars already? Image via Reuters. My dad’s friend Kofi used to come over every few months to see how many old and used bicycles my dad had found while curbside shopping.

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Tarantulas: Color, Cancer and Cramps

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Some consider tarantulas creepy, but these researchers find their venom more helpful than harmful. The post Tarantulas: Color, Cancer and Cramps appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Conservation Science Insects & Pollinators Weird Nature

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X Misconceptions Related To Employee Time Tracking

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Feel you are reaching out to a forest of abyss? Work seems endless? Keeping track of others worse. Not too long ago, time tracking was time consuming. While tracking time has been widely accepted as a viable way to improve productivity, filling out lengthy Excel sheets has commonly been viewed as an additional task. As a result, the practice of time tracking has been known to face a lot of resistance in corporate scenarios. However, things have changed.

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5 Tips for Starting an Eco-Friendly Moving Company

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. Working with local movers in small vans powered by biodiesel or electric can make your move green. It seems like the most trendy business models these days have something to do with eco-friendliness or sustainability. It entirely makes sense because the people are more aware of the problems with the environment, and they want to do everything that they can to be more eco-friendly. Therefore, starting an eco-friendly moving company is a great idea.

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How UK Businesses are Improving Their Green Credentials

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Now, more than ever, companies need to carefully consider their relationship with the environment. Modern consumers are judicious with where they shop and will go the extra mile for businesses that share their values. An eco-conscious approach to operations has several other benefits, including: Access to tax schemes and incentives. Adaptability to evolving regulations. Protection against rising energy prices. Favourable relationships with stakeholders.

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Highlights from Costa Rica, Global Bird Weekend, 2020

10,000 Birds

If the birding world had an official holiday, it would have to be Global Big Day (GBD). No other date captures the attention of so many birders, no other day is dedicated to the celebration of birds and birding in so many places and at the same time.

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