Sat.Jan 25, 2020 - Fri.Jan 31, 2020

Birding Acapulco

10,000 Birds

During the period from 1994 through 2006, I mostly dedicated myself to itinerant ministry. In other words, I travelled, sometimes every weekend. Most of this travel was in Mexico, but I also visited different regions of the U.S.,

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Daily demand and supply: the market for rhodium

Environmental Economics

From the WSJ Microeconomics Weekly Review: World’s Priciest Precious Metal Surges Amid Emissions Clampdown. By Joe Wallace | January 23, 2020.

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Wild Hamster: The Intriguing Story Behind The Household Pet

Nature Conservancy - Science

A look at the intriguing stories of wild hamsters, including why your pet runs on wheels. Wildlife Mammal Watching Traveling Naturalist

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Sustainable Thread, Now with Israeli Startup Twine

Green Prophet

The fashion industry soaks up 20% of the world’s water, and dumps it back into local streams and rivers as wastewater. That’s water left over from dyeing fabrics and thread.

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Aging a thrush.

10,000 Birds

There is a Rufous-bellied Thrush in a city park in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Actually, there are loads of them, but one is a slightly different version from the type-specific and I have become very fond of it. It stands out from the rest of its flock by virtue of having pure white plumage.

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Mnuchin vs. Thunberg vs. Neoclassical Economics

Environmental Economics

Last week Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin insulted climate activist and Time Person of the Year Greta Thunberg by claiming that she shouldn't talk about climate policy before studying economics and college. 

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Shrikes: Meet the Bird That Impales Prey on Spikes

Nature Conservancy - Science

If you’ve ever found a small animal impaled on a spike, odds are it was killed by a shrike. Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Traveling Naturalist Weird Nature

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Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of February 2020?

10,000 Birds

Since you won’t be seeing any cardinals, eagles, falcons, ravens, or seahawks in the Super Bowl this weekend, you’ll have to search for them outdoors instead. Maybe we’ll all score looks at a Superb Owl or two.

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Renewable Energy Options for an Eco-Friendly House

Greentumble

Today, many homeowners around the world are considering moving away from the fossil-fuel based energy sources that have served as our primary sources of electricity for the last 100 years or so. Using renewable energy sources for home living is simpler and less expensive than you might think.

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Sacred Economics

The Green Changemakers

[link] Chapter 1: The Gift World ( German )( Swedish ) ( Polish ) ( Dutch ) ( Italian )( Greek – Part 1 )( Greek – Part 2 ) ( Czech )( Croatian )( Catalàn )( French ) Chapter 2: Greed and the Illusion of Scarcity ( German ) ( Swedish ) ( Polish ) ( Dutch ) ( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Czech )( Croatian )( Catalàn )( French ) Chapter 3: Money and the Mind ( German ) ( Swedish ) ( Polish )( Dutch ) ( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Czech )( Croatian )( Catalan )( French) Chapter 4: The Trouble with Property ( German ) ( Swedish ) ( Polish )( Dutch )( Greek Part 1 )( Greek Part 2 )( Czech )( Croatian )( Catalan )( French ) Chapter 5: The Corpse of the Commons ( German ) ( Swedish ) ( Polish ) ( Dutch ) ( Greek Part 1 ) ( Czech )( Croatian )( Catalan )( French ) Chapter 6: The Economics of Usury ( German ) ( Swedish )( Polish )( Dutch )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Greek Part 3 )( Croatian )( Catalan ) Chapter 7: The Crisis of Civilization ( German ) ( Swedish ) ( Polish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian )( Catalan ) Chapter 8: The Turning of the Age ( German ) ( Swedish )( Polish )( Dutch )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian )( Catalan ) Chapter 9: The Story of Value ( German ) ( Swedish ) ( Polish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian )( Catalan ) Chapter 10: The Law of Return ( German ) ( Italian ) ( Swedish ) ( Polish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 – Endnotes )( Croatian )( Catalan ) Chapter 11: Currencies of the Commons ( German ) ( Swedish ) ( Dutch ) ( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian )( Catalan ) Chapter 12: Negative-interest Economics ( German ) ( Swedish )( Dutch )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Greek Part 3 )( Greek Part 4 )( Greek Part 5 – Endnotes )( Croatian) ( Catalan ) Chapter 13: Steady-state and Degrowth Economics ( German ) ( Swedish )( Dutch )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian )( Catalan )( Czech ) Chapter 14: The Social Dividend ( German ) ( Swedish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian )( Catalan )( Czech ) Chapter 15: Local and Complementary Currencies ( German )( Swedish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Greek Part 3 )( Croatian )( Catalan )( Czech ) Chapter 16: Transition to Gift Economy ( German ) ( Swedish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian )( Czech ) Chapter 17: Summary and Roadmap ( German ) ( Swedish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Catalan )( Croatian )( Czech) Chapter 18: Relearning Gift Culture ( German ) ( Swedish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian )( Czech ) Chapter 19: Non-Accumulation ( German ) ( Swedish )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian ) Chapter 20: Right Livelihood and Sacred Investing ( German ) ( Swedish )( Italian )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian ) Chapter 21: Working in the Gift ( German ) ( Swedish ) ( Italian )( Dutch )( Greek Part 1 ) ( Greek Part 2 )( Croatian ) Chapter 22: Community and the Unquantifiable ( German ) ( Swedish )( Italian )( Greek )( Croatian ) Chapter 23: A New Materialism ( German ) ( Swedish )( Greek )( Croatian ) Chapter 24: Conclusion: The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Tell Us Is Possible ( German ) ( Swedish )( Greek ) ( Greek- Appendix )( Croatian ) You can download Sacred Economics (PDF) here. The Ebook: [link]. Economics Economy Gift-Economy

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Learning the art of ancient irrigation the Nabatean way

Green Prophet

The first people to green the desert? Nabateans who built Petra were like the Mayans of the Middle East. The ancient people were developed in agriculture, spirituality and architecture. Archaeologists dig into how they dealt with drought in Jordan, one of the driest countries on earth. .

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of January 2020)

10,000 Birds

The first month of the current year is all but over. Happy with your year list to date? Don’t worry… we’ve got 11 months to go! The birds we encountered up on the lake this weekend could only be described as mundane.

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How to Know Whether to Stay at Your Job or Move on

Eco Friendly Daily

You’ve been working for some time in one company and you are not happy. How will you know if you should stay or move on to look for better opportunities? In our combined decades of working in corporate organizations, it often came to a point that we felt tired and unhappy.

2020 52

Daniel Wahl’s reading list for ‘MA in Ecological Design Thinking’ at Schumacher College

The Green Changemakers

By Daniel Christian Wahl Daniel Christian Wahl — Catalyzing transformative innovation in the face of converging crises, advising on regenerative whole systems design, regenerative leadership, and education for regenerative development and bioregional regeneration. Author of the internationally acclaimed book Designing Regenerative Cultures Regenerative Cultures: Regenerative cultures are about thriving together You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

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Reasons Why E-Cigarettes are Banned in Many Countries Around the World

Green Prophet

An increasing number of countries are banning the sale of e-cigarettes. To date, over twenty countries have banned the sale of e-cigarettes and most are Middle Eastern, South American, and South-East Asian countries. Canada, Australia, and Norway have imposed many restrictions on the usage of vapes.

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Fish Creek to Buffalo

10,000 Birds

Over recent weeks I have been able to share some of my observations along the Great Southern Rail Trail in Victoria, Australia. I have introduced you to the sections from Foster to Fish Creek and also Foster to Toora. This week I will introduce you to the section from Fish Creek to Buffalo.

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The Best Spring Road Trips in the US in 2020

Eco Friendly Daily

A few months from now, it’ll be spring time once again and many travelers are looking at a road trip or two for a traditional experience. It would be a challenge to drive across all of the country’s fascinating landscapes and roads but you don’t have to.

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Wild Sri Lanka

10,000 Birds

As Bill Oddie noticed in his foreword to ‘Wild Sri Lanka’ (2nd edition) by Gehan De Silva Wijeyeratne, this island paradise is probably the only country in the world where almost all books on wildlife were authored by a single person.

“Valley of the Wild Geese”: Glengoyne 15 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

10,000 Birds

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

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4 recent updates in Civil Rights Law

Green Prophet

Know your civil rights. You can make climate change, greenhouse gases and the earth burning a persona issue. Find out how. Civil Rights are in place to protect everyone regardless of their race, gender, whether they have a disability or any other protected characteristic such as age or religion.

2020 56

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Entertainment Establishments

Green Prophet

There’s a very long way to go if the world is to become eco-friendly, but there are some notable triumphs across many industries that should be applauded for the work currently being done.

2020 56

6 of the most common disabilities that veterans face

Green Prophet

The Jordanian army working to protect the environment – a water source. The enemy isn’t always obvious and the job not always clear. Every army and soldier in any country of the world faces challenges with migraines and PTSD. It can strike at any time.

2020 56

How You Can Improve the Functionality of Your Business

Green Prophet

Running a successful business means understanding what the latest trends and advancements are. And because technology is evolving at such a rapid rate, it means keeping up is more difficult.

2020 56

When Will the U.S. Legalize Marijuana on the Federal Level?

Green Prophet

Barely two months ago, on November 20, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee — a group of representatives tasked with overseeing the administration of justice — finally took action on an issue affecting millions of American citizens: the federal status of marijuana.

2020 56

Go mushroom, go mushroom! Fungi catching more climate change carbon?

Green Prophet

When we think of climate change, we tend to think about greenhouse gases, fossil fuels and pollution. Most of us don’t think about fungi. But Kathleen Treseder does. Treseder, an ecologist at the University of California, Irvine, studies how fungi can affect climate and vice-versa. Fungi are important to consider,” she says. They can influence nearly every aspect of ecosystems, especially processes that occur in soils.”.

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Solar Generators – Clean Energy At Home

Green Prophet

Technological advancements in the energy sector have made it easier for consumers to access renewable and green energy like solar. Green energy has proven to be reliable and cleaner compared to other power sources. It is friendly to the environment and can help consumers to save money. Homeowners are wary of using gas-powered generators because of the risks they pose and their cost.

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Eco Friendly Daily

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Eco Friendly Daily

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Eco Friendly Daily

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