Sat.Jun 22, 2019 - Fri.Jun 28, 2019

Rename All Birds Named After White People

10,000 Birds

Zach Schwartz-Weinstein is a writer, teacher, organizer, and birdwatcher who lives in upstate New York.

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Sprout Lands – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sprout Lands by William Bryant Logan Published by W W Norton, April 2019 Hardcover 165 x 244 mm / 384 pages ISBN 9780393609417 Price: £19.99 Arborist William Bryant Logan recovers the lost tradition that sustained human life and culture for ten millennia.

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I have a few follow-up questions.

Environmental Economics

There seems to be a climate change pattern emerging.in the administration's response to questions about climate change.

2019 151

The Healthiest Diet In The World Is How Israelis Eat

Green Prophet

Israelis, says research published by the University of Washington, enjoy the world’s healthiest diet.

2019 87

White, yellow or golden?

10,000 Birds

Collared Scops Owl – A Cat Head Eagle. For a German living in China, bird names have some additional complexities. Most of the Shanghai birds I only know by their English names, as this is the language of eBird as well as the language shared with other foreign birders.

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Conservation Writing Awards for Cool Green Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Outdoor Writers Association of America, now in its 92nd year, is one of the oldest professional communications organizations in North America. Each year, it recognizes top stories in a variety of media, including blogs, through its Excellence in Craft […].

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Hawk-Eagle Sweep in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

The tropical habitats of Costa Rica are home to a surprising number of raptor species. Although the country is around the same size as West Virginia, 39 species of diurnal raptors are on the list.

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Boobies, Really?

10,000 Birds

It is my sincere intent to have a short discussion about small group of birds, the Boobies, without any form of sophomoric humor. Those of you that know me, will find this extremely hard to believe, but I am going to give it my best shot, because really that’s what this is all about isn’t it?

2019 156

Cape May Warbler is a Bad Name and Should be Replaced

10,000 Birds

The Cape May Warbler is a boldly patterned, voracious predator. Primarily yellow below, with black racing stripes, it prowls through the canopy laying waste to caterpillars. A thrill to see, especially to see well, the Cape May Warbler is most commonly spotted as a passage migrant or as a winter resident, considering that its breeding area is the spruce-fir forests of Canada and some of the northernmost parts of the United States.

2019 151

Red-bellied Woodpecker

10,000 Birds

Joshua Malbin has been birding in Brooklyn, NY for more than 10 of his 15-plus years doing it so far. He’s been working as a writer and editor for almost 20, and has contributed fiction and nonfiction to more than a dozen online and print journals.

2019 151

Where Are You Birding This Final Weekend of June 2019?

10,000 Birds

You have to love June, when birding stops well before the month itself. Is anyone willing to struggle out this weekend to look at birds? A nagging sense of duty may impel me to seek out Yellow-billed Cuckoo at some local haunts this weekend.

2019 145

Corporate Branding of Birds for Conservation: A Modest Proposal

10,000 Birds

I’d learned a lot since the last time I sat in a meeting room even close to this fancy. Mostly, don’t steal breath mints. I’m still full of good ideas, though. And the faces around this table – faces you might recognize, and names, if I hadn’t signed an NDA that I’m pretty sure allows me to be shot into space if I tell you who was present – were doing a pretty good job of acting like they wanted to hear them.

2019 144

Wood Warbler Names Done Right

10,000 Birds

For many North American birders, wood warblers represent everything exciting, compelling, and immediate about birding.

2019 141

I’m not seeing spots: Towhee issues

10,000 Birds

When you bird in Latin America, you quickly realize how America-centric English-language bird names are. Consider, for example, the Summer Tanager. This is an easy species for me to see in my region — any time BUT in summer.

2019 141

Cory’s Shearwater is Misspelled

10,000 Birds

Cory’s Shearwater is missing a letter. One little “e” is absent from the name and it has been driving me crazy ever since I learned there was a shearwater that almost shares a name with me. Adding one little “e” won’t hurt at all.

2019 141

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of June 2019)

10,000 Birds

If you’re not finding mid-June birding all that exciting, you’re definitely not alone. Worry not, though, because you’ll find plenty of avian-themed excitement in our Bird Renaming Week extravaganza, which you’ll be pleased to know has already begun.

2019 141

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and Lower Peirce Reservoir-Singapore

10,000 Birds

During our three week visit to Singapore in March we spent a good part of each day walking and birding. By 17th March we were not expecting to find too many more new birds to add to our list. We decided it was time to visit Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and see what we could observe there.

Welcome to Bird Renaming Week

10,000 Birds

Was it Shakespeare who asserted that a bird by any other name would sing as sweet? Perhaps he didn’t write those exact words, but this enduring sentiment may be as close to bird naming conventions as the immortal Bard would willingly tread.

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Recovery: Victories in Galápagos National Park

Nature Conservancy - Science

New hope for the iconic native wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. From the Field Wildlife Endangered Species Invasive Species Protected Areas

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Environmental Solutions to A Humanitarian Crisis in Bangladesh

Nature Conservancy - Science

Environmental expertise can aid the Rohingya humanitarian crisis. Latest Science

How to Drive Real Results with your Marketing Efforts

Green Prophet

You might have a green or impact business. But traditional SEO or marketing still must come into play if you want to succeed alongside your competition. There are quite a few methods to market small businesses.

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5 Ways To Use Up Your Basil Crop

Green Prophet

Early summer, and the basil plant in my container garden is tall and bushy. Karin gave us a great pesto recipe , and I’ve already blended up handfuls of fragrant, dark-green leaves to make lots of that pungent Italian sauce.

2019 62

Are Laminate Floors Really Eco-Friendly?

Green Prophet

Today more than ever we’re becoming a lot more cognizant of our individual footprints when it comes to living a sustainable life on Planet Earth. This has made a big push for eco-friendly or “green” options in everything from our food to our furniture, and even to our choice in building materials.

The benefits of investing in green businesses

Green Prophet

At times, the battle against a waning climate seems lost. But, glimmers of hope on the horizon show that if those at the top work at it, we can prevent more damage than most realize.

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