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Red Warbler

10,000 Birds

I have had to wait a long time to write this post. Red Warblers , Cardellina rubra , are easy enough to find in their highland Mexican habitat, but getting usable photographs has eluded me before.

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The Happy Hero – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Happy Hero Solitaire Townsend Published by Unbound October 2017 Paperback 192 pages £8.99 ISBN: 978-1-91158-639-5 The Happy Hero comes with a promise: that you can be happier and healthier by simply making a difference to the world around you.

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EnvEcon 101: Understanding Marginal Tax Rates (and other unnecessarily complicated stuff)

Environmental Economics

If you haven't heard, the U.S. Congress is likely to pass a new income tax bill this week.    CNN.com has a graphic with the existing and new income brackets and associated tax rates. 

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Five Surprising Ways Your Christmas Tree Can Give Back Long After the Holidays

Nature Conservancy - Science

Every holiday season, my family puts up a real Christmas tree in our living room to celebrate Christmas. We’re in good company – each year more than 25 million American households have a real Christmas tree.

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GDPR

Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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The Bird That Loves Chimneys as Much as Santa

Nature Conservancy - Science

Santa, not known for a slender frame, must miss the days of open masonry chimneys. Modern chimneys are too narrow for him to slide down as was once his custom. And he’s not the only one who misses old fashioned, open chimneys.

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Great Spotted Woodpeckers and European Green Woodpeckers

10,000 Birds

On our trip to the UK a few weeks ago we were privileged to encounter both the Great Spotted Woodpecker and the European Green Woodpecker once again, but this year we had much closer observations and we were able to photograph the birds.

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Why I’m Marrying a Vegan

Eccorazzi

With less than a week between me and my engagement, probes on wedding dates, dress preferences and whether or not I’d serve my guests vegan food (duh) are just starting to trickle in.

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Will this be the biggest year for the stock market EVER? (Alt Title: Percentages matter)

Environmental Economics

I seem to be on an explaining basic principles kick the last few days. I saw this story on CNBC this morning : The  Dow Jones industrial average  just did something it has never done in its 121-year history. The 30-stock average is now up more than 5,000 points in a year, marking its biggest annual-points gain ever. This following a 140-point rally Monday which sent it to an all-time high. Sounds impressive.    And it is. 

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What Are the Health and Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy?

Greentumble

Sunlight is free, infinite, and easily. accessible, making it a perfect source for generating energy—particularly when compared to fossil fuels, which need to be mined, extracted, and transported, leaving behind a trail of pollution and environmental degradation.

Changing Career? 7 Ways To Make The Right Change First Time

10,000 Birds

As we end one year and begin another, our minds can often be a whirlwind of possibilities and changes we want to make. Many of us focus on self-improvement and it can either go one of two ways.

Nevermind “Letting it Go”—Our Emotional Spectrum is meant to Help Us.

Elephant Journal

I have discovered that one of the biggest road blocks working against anyone trying to create positive change in their life is a completely misinterpreted phrase that has been saturating the yoga and meditation world for years: “Let it go.”. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality buddhism emotional spectrum emotions letting go making changes meditation new year's resolutions observing our thoughts thoughts

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This week in the veganverse

Eccorazzi

Veganism is most certainly in the news! It’s just never about veganism, really. Check out some headlines making their rounds this week. Michael Kors and Jimmy Choo go Fur-free but stay Animal-Product-full.

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The 7 Best Portable Solar Chargers to Buy in 2018

Greentumble

Solar energy has become a feasible alternative to. fossil fuels and an eco-friendly option to power not only homes, but personal electronic gadgets (smartphones, tablets, cameras, laptops, etc.), camping gear and even construction tools.

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Winter Birding on Home Turf

10,000 Birds

Most of my blogs for 10000 Birds fall into the”trips” category. I go somewhere new, I’m excited about the experience, I write about it. But all birders know the value of your home turf, a.k.a. where you bird the most.

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Solar Storms causing Anxiety, Fatigue & Energy Shifts: December 17th, 18th & 19th.

Elephant Journal

Solar flares and their resulting energies can highly affect us, and we may experience the following: Arts Health & Wellness Popular Lately anxiety energy fatigue health higher dimensions sleep disruptions solar flare activity solar storms

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The Fish Nerd’s Holiday Book List

Nature Conservancy - Science

I recently reviewed eight books for the naturalist on your holiday list , covering topics from de-extinction to domestication, from mussels to manatees. But I have a special love of fish books, so here are additional picks for all the fish nerds.

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How Much Do Solar Panel Installations Cost in the U.S.?

Greentumble

With electricity prices on the rise, this may be the perfect time to invest in solar energy. The innovations in the field of solar technology have made solar panels affordable and easy to set up for almost anyone who wants to go solar.

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Greener Holidays!

Green Living Ideas

If you have the procrastination gene (you know who you are!) then this weekend is your moment to shine. You have just three days left to prepare or gather gifts to give for Christmas. If these last days before Christmas stress you out, fear not: we’ve put together a quick guide to help you with [&hellip. The post Last Minute Holiday Gifts for Greener Holidays! appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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5 Quotes to Get you Motivated to be your Badass Self in 2018.

Elephant Journal

The world is full of suffering. That is the truth. And what it needs to heal is for all of us to show up as the badasses we are and contribute with our voices, minds, hearts, and thoughts to the changes we know we need to be making. This isn't the time to play small. It is the time for all of us to show up even if it is scary and confusing. We just need to do it anyway!

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5 Ways to be more like Winnie the Pooh.

Elephant Journal

In the spirit of the sweetest, honey-filled bear, who represents Zen, elegance, and fun, here are five ways that we can practice the art. Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Z Arts & Culture Today Only. advice going with the flow living in the moment mindfulness non-doing self-help tao of pooh winnie the pooh

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When I tackled the Junk in my Emotional Closet, I found my Voice.

Elephant Journal

Every time we sit on our feelings or when we fail to say what’s bothering us, those unexpressed emotions accumulate like piles of clothing that no longer fit. Or like papers we no longer need. Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only biting my tongue busy life emotional clutter emotional hoarder honesty loss messy life organization speaking up

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A Quick Guide to Surviving Christmas for those who’d rather not Participate.

Elephant Journal

While there are some who excitedly count down the days until Christmas, there are many who, given the opportunity, would joyously cancel the entire thing. For many Christmas comes with stress, financial strain, exceedingly high expectations, endless chores, and extreme fatigue and exhaustion. Tree lights glowing in windows, store aisles packed full of Christmas gifts and […].

3 Ways to Heal your own Energy.

Elephant Journal

Energetic self-healing is not something we can evaluate through just reading about it. It is something that needs to be practised. It doesn't take a financial investment or a big time commitment. You don't need to be sure you are doing it "right." You just need to close your eyes, take five minutes, set a healing intention, and then use a visualization to imagine the energy moving.

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Bringing Mindfulness into my Courtroom.

Elephant Journal

“Take a breath and listen!” a defendant yelled at me a few months ago as I was going through the obligatory warnings I give to defendants in. Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Yoga Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today being present courtroom meditation mindfulness mindfulness judge

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3 Ways to Stay Young & Beautiful Forever.

Elephant Journal

Friends and strangers’ comments about my attractiveness didn’t happen any less, and yet there was not a time in my life where I felt less. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Love Non New-Agey Spirituality a woman who reads beauty industry body image kindness maitri personal growth physical attraction self love women

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Honor the Change of Seasons with a Solstice Celebration.

Elephant Journal

We relax into the season and into this particular time of change. I consider it a sort of hibernation, meant for rest and healing. Arts Non New-Agey Spirituality december 21 forgiveness holidays learning in new year solstice celebrations transition winter solstice

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Yoga Poses to Balance your Doshas for Health & Happiness.

Elephant Journal

Understanding our doshas is also key to getting the most benefits from our yoga practice. If you’ve ever been to a yoga class and emerged feeling a little out of it you may have felt irritable and over-heated; or perhaps. Health & Wellness Yoga ayurveda Blissology body type doshas Eoin Finn insiya rasiwala-finn kapha pitta vata Yoga poses yoga practice

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95% of us have bought our Xmas/Holyday gifts already. You haven’t because you’re a Procrastinator.

Elephant Journal

Shop these Mindful Gifts from Elephant's Holiday Gift Guide.

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What Causes Sinkholes and How to Fix Them

Greentumble

Picture this: Gigantic holes in the ground. swallow up entire buildings, houses, trees, and even people. While such a description sounds like a scene from a disaster or science fiction film, incidents like this actually can and do occur around the world as sinkhole events.

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How to Make Sure Your Home Has Good Water Quality

Greentumble

Of all the needs we have, none is more important. than the availability of clean, safe water we can drink to sustain our lives. We take it for granted until we find ourselves in a situation where we don’t have it.

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What should I do? How to Listen & Follow your Intuition.

Elephant Journal

If there’s one important thing I’ve learned, it is to know how to pause before acting or speaking. When we pause, we create space. When there is space, there is clarity. And when there’s clarity, there’s understanding. To learn how to pause, we have to give the mind its time to dismiss its activity. Wait for the mental clutter and noise to disappear. Wait for the anger, sadness, confusion, excitement, pleasure, and so on to calm down. Give yourself time, so you can experience the silence.

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The Paradoxical way a Woman must claim her Power.

Elephant Journal

"It's fine if you have strong opinions, but you should just keep them to yourself. Guys don’t like girls who think too much.". Equal Rights Family Inspiring (Wow) feminism feminist girl power nurturer paradox soft and strong woman's strength

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What every Mama wants for Christmas.

Elephant Journal

It's weird to think that in just a few months, he'll be as old as I was when I became pregnant with him. As a young, single mama, I barely had any independent adult time before. Eleditor Articles Family WAYLON: Today Only christmas family gift ideas for moms gifts mothers parenting raising kids single mama

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