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

Maine’s Great Black Hawk – Rescued!

10,000 Birds

A few days before Christmas, I vibrated in the passenger seat of my mother’s car as she turned towards Deering Oaks Park in Portland. The Great Black Hawk – a species with a native range in Mexico to South America – had been spotted in this park for weeks, but not every day.

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Circular Electronics Day aims to extend the lifespan of electronics

Green (Living) Review

Press Release Today’s extensive consumption of electronics lead to alarming amounts of waste and the release of substances hazardous to human health and the environment. Finite natural resources are extracted from the ground at a fast rate and reserves are running low.

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Econ 101ism and Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics

I just finished reading a great book that substantially changed how I think about economics - " Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality " by James Kwak. 

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Aquaculture Could Be Conservation’s Secret Weapon

Nature Conservancy - Science

Aquaculture has vast potential as a tool for conservation, providing food for people while benefiting the environment. Fish & Fisheries Ecosystem Services Fisheries Restoration TNC Science Valuing Nature

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of January 2019)

10,000 Birds

No matter where you live, you probably endure extreme weather of some sort or another. But no matter what infernal heat, abyssal chill, or thunderous precipitation blasts a place, birds still endure and often thrive.

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Bring back the edge

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The, what I call, trench edge was a standard feature around flower and shrub beds and borders in municipal formal gardens, parks and also in the formal gardens at general homes.

2019 163

Real Love is an Adventure. Real Love Takes Balls.

Elephant Journal

Our love is not a fairy tale. It's something so much better. Arts Editor's Picks Inspiring (Wow) Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Adventure bravery commitment elephant magazine fairy-tale grow together love real love surrender

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Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest by Matt Williams

10,000 Birds

I’m hardly the first person to observe that it’s all too easy to get overwhelmed by bad environmental news, and the title Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest sounds like a pretty major downer. Yet that is not the overall impression that I came away with while reading this solid and attractive new title from Indiana University Press.

2019 158

INTRODUCING “NEW WAVE”–Press Release

Green (Living) Review

INTRODUCING “NEW WAVE”: WOOL AND THE GANG IS LAUNCHING A BRAND NEW ECO YARN MADE FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC Wool and the Gang is excited to share it's latest fibre innovation: New Wave. Our new conscious yarn for the new wave knitter.

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5 Ways CBD can Help you Live your Best Life. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

No matter what your personal goal or focus is right now, CBD could help you live your full potential. Here are just a few ideas: Conscious Consumerism Featured Events Green Health & Wellness cannabidiol CBD Farm Bill Green Roads hemp new year's resolutions

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My Dad, the Water Witch

Green Prophet

Not all witches get the opportunity of going to Hogwart School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to polish their skills. Take my dad for example – a water witch from Newmarket, Canada. Maybe it is because he never made it past grade 8 or because he was never confident enough in his witching powers.

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Tufted Duck in Australia

10,000 Birds

The above photo of a Tufted Duck was not taken here in Australia, but in Europe by myself. However, there have been a lot of photos taken of the Tufted Duck that is currently in Australia.

Which Plants Should I Prune in January?

Green (Living) Review

Check out which garden favourites will benefit from a trim this month January is a great time to prune plants, because you can see their framework, which makes the job a lot easier.

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White Washed Yoga and Kirtan Scene in USA

Elephant Journal

Disclaimer first: I do not like the very first word I used in this title. White Washed” – what does it really mean? In general sense it is used to represent “White” majority or a lack of “people of color.” This word sounds very racist to me as does “people of color.” I am myself […].

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Vegan Recipe: Turkish Bulgur Balls In Eggplant & Tomato Sauce

Green Prophet

I’m always looking for recipes with eggplants (aubergines) (like this one). I was delighted to come across this recipe with rib-sticking bulgur balls in a meaty eggplant and tomato sauce.

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Pat’s Year List from Costa Rica, 2019

10,000 Birds

A new year begins and last year’s bird list gets archived. It’s a fresh start, a time when we can start counting once again to see how many birds we can find over the next 12 months.

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Back to Basics in Information Security

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Complexity heralds return of ‘back to basics’ approach in 2019 for information security professionals according to Infosecurity Europe poll and more than half (55%) of respondents say they plan to ‘go back to basics’ while 45% reveal they will invest in more technology It appears that many organizations will begin the New Year and the new financial year by reviewing their security infrastructure and taking a ‘back to basics’ approach to information security.

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Practicing Mindful Design: A Lesson in Self-Care

Elephant Journal

“What if we really only have a 2-second life-span and it’s extended every time we take a breath?” My 14 year-old son looked at me and asked me last night during dinner. I just blinked back at him, digesting his words. “oh, oh, wow….”,

2019 94

Want to Try Camera Trapping? Check Out This New Guide

Nature Conservancy - Science

Camera trapping combines old-fashioned field skills with the latest technology. A new guide will get you started. Citizen Science From the Field Nature Tech Wildlife Mammal Watching Natural History Outdoor Rec

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of January 2019?

10,000 Birds

Every place on this planet has both its charms and its drawbacks. Some areas are prone to tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfire, or flooding. Some are too congested, while others reside at the very fringes of civilization. And when you live, say, in the Caribbean, you can revel in every day’s warm weather and sunshine as long as your memory for hurricanes is short. That’s how I feel about the bitter cold and ice that grip Rochester and the Finger Lakes region right now.

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Muslim prayer mat designed to use 50% less material

Green Prophet

The Bahraini design office Shepherd Design Studio has tongue-in-cheek reinterpreted the traditional Islamic prayer mat to make it more sustainable. Their solution? Use 50% less material but removing the bits y9ou don’t need.

2019 71

Thanks, Gillette—but how about Doing Something about the Pink Tax?

Elephant Journal

I have an incredible amount of respect for the Gillette corporation—but I couldn’t help feeling, as long as they were being so altruistic.

2019 94

For Brown Bears and Salmon, It’s Not Just About Numbers

Nature Conservancy - Science

New research shows how brown bears depend on the full complexity of salmon runs to make a living. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Wildlife Fish Migrations

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Drug May Help Diagnose vomiting of blood Earlier

Conservation Hawaii

Beta adrenergic blockers like Valchlor and metaprolol reduce their metabolic rate and just slow utilization processes of nutrients, thus resulting anxiety in blistering, crusting, irritation, itching, or diffuse reddening of the skin.

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Recipe: Turkish Red Pepper Paste

Green Prophet

If you love Turkish food and crave its flavors at home, you’ll soon find yourself stirring up the Turkish pantry staple, spicy red pepper paste. It’s a basic flavoring ingredient for many dishes in southern Turkish cuisine.

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The Mind/Body is a Spiritual Instrument—we Need to Learn how to Tune It.

Elephant Journal

As we move into this new year, there is the opportunity to pause and retune our instruments and renew our lives for the benefit of all beings.

2019 94

When Chronic Illness Leads to Abandonment.

Elephant Journal

Throughout the course of my life, it was expected of me to not only survive, but also to somehow come out stronger. And that was that. But, when I got “sick,” my entire world fell apart: Me, my family, my LIFE. In the beginning, I found that most of my family, “my people,” had difficulty […].

2019 91

The New Conquest of Jerusalem.

Elephant Journal

As Israeli settlers push their way into Palestinian East Jerusalem, they alter the demographics and culture of the city. Enlightened Society elephant magazine gaza strip israel israeli israeli defense force israeli settlement Jerusalem jewish palestine palestinian West Bank

2019 91

We Are Our Own Gurus.

Elephant Journal

Be true to you, whatever you do You, yourself, are your own Guru On the journey through your inner world Pay attention, take notes, as thoughts unfurl What makes you happy, feel good, soul on fire? What lifts you up when you’re deep in the mire? Follow That. The path to There.

2019 87

Can Community Cure Cancer?

Elephant Journal

Can Community Cure Cancer? Composed by Gina Tang (IG: @tangwilltell) Like other epic tales, my story begins in the middle of action. Home alone with two kids under the age of four. The youngest with intense vomiting and diarrhea since the evening before. Me, feeling wobbly and weak.

2019 87

Inherited Trauma and Why It is Important to Heal

Elephant Journal

What if our childhood wounds stem from something before childhood? Wait, what? What would be “before childhood”? What if our early life traumas are connected to memories and energy that we inherited? Inherited how and from whom?

2019 87

Hey, What if Fear is Just an Illusion ?

Elephant Journal

Getting caught in fear was part of my life. It was showing up in many ways such as self-doubts, anxiety, fear of judgements and critics, fear of being rejected, fear of not being loved, frustrations (yes, behind frustrations is a fear towards a potential consequence) to name a few.

2019 87

To the 10-Year Challenge Me—a Love Letter.

Elephant Journal

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One-sided relationships are toxic!

Elephant Journal

A relationship by definition is a bond between two people who are willing to give value to each other’s opinions and needs. However, unfortunately, many relationships turn out to be one-sided. So, what a one-sided relationship is?

2019 84

How I Redefined Home by building my own Tiny House.

Elephant Journal

I had imagined this step happening with a partner, but I had been following the Tiny House movement for several years after studying permaculture and natural building.

2019 83

When your marriage is falling apart

Elephant Journal

I’ll never forget the day my husband and I took that photo. It captured a moment where we both were laughing, sitting next to each other, but the reality of our marriage was nowhere near the happiness seemingly radiating from the picture and it was actually falling apart.

2019 83

How I finally Stopped being Jealous of my Ex.

Elephant Journal

The feeling that creeps up when one of your children, after spending the weekend with your ex, tells you about the "new friend" at your ex's house. Or when you hear about the trip your ex is taking to Europe while you’re struggling to make ends meet.

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