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

How to find the Ural Owl in Serbia

10,000 Birds

The Ural Owl inhabits old and undisturbed boreal forests, in an unbroken belt from Sweden and Finland across Russia to Japan, and is rarely seen to the south, only here and there, in the Carpathians (Slovakia/Ukraine/Romania/eastern Serbia) and Dinaric Alps (Croatia/Bosnia/western Serbia).

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Is There a Bobcat in Your Backyard?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bobcats are moving into our neighborhoods. Here’s why. Wildlife Mammal Watching Urban Conservation

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Almond Milk And The Destruction of Bees

Green Prophet

Bees are dying in huge numbers to supply your supermarket with almond milk. Last winter (2018-2019) saw a catastrophic 50 billion bees die off for a variety of reasons familiar to the eco-conscious public, including mites and loss of habitat.

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Geothermal Heat Pump: How Does It Work

Greentumble

Today, geothermal energy is probably one of the least talked about forms of renewable energy. And yet, we have utilized it to power everyday operations since the 1940’s [1].

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Male Vermilion Flycatchers Are Amazing

10,000 Birds

Sure, I had heard the hype. Vermilion Flycatchers are amazing! Vermilion Flycatchers are gorgeous! Vermilion Flycatchers make Scarlet Tanagers look like doodoo! But, sadly, I had never seen a Vermilion Flycatcher.

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Blue Jay: A New Look At a Common Feeder Bird

Nature Conservancy - Science

Does the blue jay get a bad rap as bird feeder bully? Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Outdoor Rec Urban Conservation

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Arab loan offers $105 million USD to fund renewables globally

Green Prophet

Cuba will receive an Arab fund loan to develop solar power. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ( likened to USAID and the UK and German’s foreign aid ) announced last week that it will provide renewable energy loans to 8 projects around the world.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of January 2020?

10,000 Birds

As a month, January is like March for birding, coming in like a lion as everyone tears into a fresh, new year list, but going out like a lamb as we gradually recognize how little bird movement really takes place this time of year.

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A Walk in the Woods: Reading New England’s Forests

Nature Conservancy - Science

Using clues hidden in the landscape, it’s often possible to figure out what a patch of forest used to look like 100 years ago. Here's how. From the Field Forests Natural History Our Nature Reads Traveling Naturalist

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Make Your Own Oat Milk At Home

Green Prophet

. Almond milk presents serious problems to the ecology: see our post about how the almond industry is devastating bees. Soy milk’s popularity slid down as soy’s effects on hormones, and its mostly GMO origins, are now known.

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Starting an Ecovillage with Few Resources

The Green Changemakers

By Simon Leclerc From the outside, the development of the Terre de la Reunion, located in the Laurentians, Quebec, Canada, seem magical.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Second of January 2020)

10,000 Birds

Now that we’re a little further into this new year, we might have a sense of how birdy this season will be.

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A Monthly Budget is More Important Than You Think

Eco Friendly Daily

It’s normal for people to get stressed about financial matters. Stress is one of the great killers that can shorten your life and make you physically ill without you even realizing that stress is the cause.

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Baltimore city fixes racial water injustice according to income

Green Prophet

If you are black and living in Baltimore you might not be able to afford your water. A new bill will alleviate income differences. A case study on how to fight privatization and allow access to all. .

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Where’s BBOTY?

10,000 Birds

Deary me. What with all the excitement, The Management forgot to call up the beats for their Best Bird of The Year ! It usually starts around mid-November with a thinly veiled threat, building to outright menace by the second week of December if drafts have not been submitted.

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Best Birds of my First Year with 10,000 Birds

10,000 Birds

When it comes to one’s most exciting bird sightings, of course, it all comes down to context. I wouldn’t change my central Mexican endemics for any other region’s birds. But… Been there, done most of those.

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Linkwood Distillery: 15 Years Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

10,000 Birds

Whiskey Month at Birds and Booze: This January, Birds and Booze at 10,000 Birds is setting its sights on whiskeys all month long.

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Foster to Fish Creek

10,000 Birds

Over the past few weeks I have spent many hours walking the Great Southern Rail Trail. From our base, which has been Foster for most of the time and Fish Creek over recent weeks, I have walked the stretch of Rail Trail from Foster to Fish Creek several times.

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Energy UN group: we need 31% more renewables by 2020

Green Prophet

It’s easy. If you don’t want to read the whole article, here is the sum up: We need 31% more renewable energy to play it climate safe by 2030. It will cost $750 billion USD – but this can be investment stimulus people, and wind and solar can get us there. Let’s do it!

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Team Israel and the UAE go leg to leg at the Tour de France in 2020

Green Prophet

You risk your life walking on the streets of Israel, but cycling is another matter completely.

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The Slow Food Movement defines Slow Meat

Green Prophet

Meat the Change – What is slow meat? Wild pastured? Whole animal meat. Organic. Raised with spirit? Bought at ethical prices? Slaughtered ethically? All of the above. The Slow Food movement isn’t against eating meat. It’s for eating whole animal, better quality meat, less often. It is organic meat. Free meat. Happy meat. Are you slow? Take the quiz. Today Slow Food launched the Meat the Change campaign, with the aim of reaching people all over the world.

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The Critical Role of Transportation for Businesses Today

Green Prophet

They don’t call it shipping for nothing. When you order from an online store consider the environmental impact needed to bring your goods to your home. It doesn’t matter what industry your company happens to represent. Transportation is extremely important when considering your business model.

2020 52

Growing THC to match your mind, mood and disorder 

Green Prophet

It’s been going on since our parents and grandparents started growing weed in the 1970s. How can you grow a strain that helps relieve your pain, anxiety, PTSD and other medical condition while matching or enhancing your state of mind?

2020 52

New lab test for antibiotic resistance better times treatment

Green Prophet

Researchers in Jerusalem have found they can test for antibiotic resistance to better treat sepsis and even target cancer treatments better . Is it just us or do we seem to get sicker and sicker every winter? This last few months we have been at home sick more than we have been without.

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Are all flooring contractors as skilled as each other?

Green Prophet

Choosing the right flooring contractors who will make sure that the room floor would get the best finishing and appearance is certainly a difficult task times.

2020 52

Sustainable commodities | A new trend in global finance

Green Prophet

Commodities, or how most people would like to call them “goods” have been around forever. They are things that drive consumption and manufacturing all over the world.

2020 52

How Helpful is Technology When it Comes to Securing Your Home

Green Prophet

You probably don’t live in a grass hut in the middle of nowhere, so even as a green-minded person really need to think about common everyday things like keeping criminals out of your house. Home security devices have been around for several years now. Although these devices are not without their disadvantages most of it have been proven to be a boon than a bane.

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All You Need To Know About Flight Cancellation Compensation

Green Prophet

#VanLife was the plan. You rented the VW, planned your itinerary around the most fabulous nature sites, and then oops suddenly you have to cancel. What do you do? You can get compensation. If you have made travel plans with your family, it is important that you are familiar with all of the guidelines, rules, and regulations that govern the airline that you will be traveling with.

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Guest Post Topic: How To Still Get a Loan with Bad Credit

Green Prophet

Feel like you are living in a cage like these apartments in Beirut? There are ways to change your life, from moving to some green space to starting a business that your values can stand behind. But what can you do to get a better credit rating? Some tips that might help. With the new year well and truly underway, you’re maybe thinking about or putting into action, green plans for the months ahead.

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The Great Race to Rule Streaming TV

Green Prophet

Forest bathing is the best thing you can do in your down time (the Japanese do it, it’s a thing!) but if not nature then a good nature show on Netflix, Amazon or… ? Where to choose? The technological advancements influence us. Why do they have such a great pull on us? Our smartphone is a treasure we can’t lose. Binge-watching your favorite TV series is a popular sport. How did we get here? We get the answer to all these questions from psychology.

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Tech investors read this: you can speculate on digital risks for 2020

Green Prophet

At a time of regulatory and geopolitical uncertainty, investors should look for tech companies that understand how human rights standards build trust. Several companies have made notable improvements since the first RDR Corporate Accountability Index started evaluating many of the world’s most important internet, mobile, and telecommunications companies back in 2015. Most of the industry, however, has focused on legal compliance and lobbying to shape further regulation.

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How to Avoid Scams When you Travel

Eco Friendly Daily

Are you fond of traveling to other countries? Or you simply need to go on a business trip to a country you’re not really familiar with? Here’s our friendly advice. Watch out for the travel scams. Stay vigilant and safe all the time. There is a whole culture of people that just prey on tourists.

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