Sat.Dec 15, 2018 - Fri.Dec 21, 2018

The Six Good Birds of Christmas

10,000 Birds

2018 is about to end. Checking my annual list, I am where I usually am at this time of year: several species short of 200. And although half of them are within reach, I don’t really have the time to pursue them.

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5 Distinct Stages of Life Transformation we all go Through.

Elephant Journal

We take to the road to experience the richness of other cultures, to add to our own reality, and to lose some inherited debris along the way. We take uncalculated risks and are repeatedly saved by the miraculous safety net of youth.

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No Caribou for Christmas: A Disappearing Herd Now Down To One

Nature Conservancy - Science

The last herd of caribou that crosses into the “lower 48” now has one animal. What happened? Wildlife Migrations

2018 100

The AEA did something and I'm not going to complain about it

Environmental Economics

From the AEA's " chart of the week ": Last month, a major  scientific report  said that climate change could cost the American economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century. The report by 13 US federal agencies was a stark warning yet of how a changing climate will alter how we live and work. Still, there is much more to learn about the economic impacts of a warming Earth. Determining the costs of climate change is not easy.

2018 100

Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of December 2018?

10,000 Birds

While most of the world’s avian interest turns to colly birds, French hens, and partridges in pear trees , some enlightened souls appreciate birds for more than strictly utilitarian reasons. During this season and every other, being a birder is awesome because our gifts keep on giving!

2018 141

5 Ways to turn your Evil Stepmother into your Fairy Godmother.

Elephant Journal

This is my story, at times a pretty ugly scene. I was a saccharine Cinderella stepdaughter, always aiming to please, and eager to earn the love of my stepmother.

2018 97

Feed the Bears to Save Them?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Everyone knows we shouldn’t feed the bears. But what if, in one instance, it’s necessary to save them from extinction? A fed bear is a dead bear. This slogan has become ubiquitous for anyone who lives or plays in bear […]. From the Field Ideas Wildlife Conservation Science Mammal Watching

2018 69

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Bellwoods Brewery: Barn Owl No. 14

10,000 Birds

It’s a sometimes-painful fact of life that some fruits are easier to cope with as food than others. This condition applies to making fermented beverages from fruit as well, no matter whether the fruit in question is to become wine, beer, cider, or mead.

2018 141

What Vegans are getting Wrong about Wool.

Elephant Journal

False information and sensational stories geared toward disabling people and their industries is now a staple character within our privileged, first world society.

2018 97

Help the Environment by Avoiding These Single-Use Plastics

Greentumble

Convenience is easy, but easy doesn’t necessarily mean good. Due to our tendency of taking the easy way out, our beloved planet is taking a massive hit.

2018 63

Overcoming a Climate Change Fallacy

Nature Conservancy - Science

New Science shows coastal wetlands in the U.S. remove more greenhouse gases – especially CO2 – than they release. For now. Climate Change From the Field Ideas Climate Natural Climate Solutions Nature-based Solutions TNC Science

The Little Big Year-Week 44: Off to the islands ‘Mon

10,000 Birds

The crunch is on, and with less than two weeks left in the year, we are trying to squeeze out as many more species as possible. Last week, we quite impulsively jumped in a rental car and drove 2600 miles round trip to south Texas to pick up 34 new species.

2018 141

The Beautiful, Breathtaking, Bone-Deep Transformation that happens when we Confront our True Selves. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Freedom is subtle and gigantic at the very same time. So big, so softly sweet, so soaring you might miss it. Arts Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality fabric of life feel our feelings freedom heartbreak slow down stillness tender humanness

2018 97

The Egyptian Academy in Rome Emphasizes the Value of Cultural Diplomacy

Green Prophet

When wandering in the streets and piazzas of Rome, it is always a surprise to encounter Egyptian obelisks and Pharaonic monuments, reminders of the ancient links between Egypt and Rome.

2018 87

Notes from Ms. Hai Yen

The Green Changemakers

By Quach Thanh Thien Thanks chi Hai Yen for inviting me and your awaking sharing sessons as well as our 2hrs deep talk in the bus. There are some Key Takeaway from today lesson: The door of students have to be opened otherwise we can not go into them to teach, talk or change anything.

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Peregrine Falcon in Broome

10,000 Birds

On December 7th an odd looking Peregrine Falcon was observed in Broome at the Sports Ova l. In Australia we often observe Peregrine Falcons and they are the subspecies Falco peregrinus macropus.

2018 141

This is how we Heal when there is no Closure.

Elephant Journal

I literally didn’t see what came next because it was dark and I was asleep: all of a sudden, I was punched awake. Through the shadows, fists repeatedly hit my head and right arm. This hurt. This wasn’t a dream—it was a real-life nightmare.

2018 97

Why Environmental Studies Must Necessarily Be Interdisciplinary

Greentumble

Environmental Studies is often regarded. as a highly scientific field. Although this is true, the discipline has evolved significantly over the last few decades. The discipline now draws not only from the natural sciences but also the social sciences and the humanities.

2018 52

Chronic Myelogenous muscle pain Treatment

Conservation Hawaii

I trials have had permanent lower abdominal redness, pain, or marked swelling them at the injection site since our taking Gonal – f rff pen in january. Patients provided with redness, pain, or swelling at the injection site tests should avoid using Gonal – f rff without even prior consultation with a single physician.

2018 40

All of a quiver

10,000 Birds

www.eBird.org has been my “go to” birding software ever since Corey slapped me for getting hysterical over a Blue-winged Warbler at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Boston.

2018 141

The Silent Darkness

Elephant Journal

Sharp, searing, shooting pain that stabs, and carves a destructive path through your body. If you’ve never experienced this type of pain before, count your blessings because this is my reality, and I’m not the only one whom deals with this incessant pain.

2018 94

How it is to be an addicted Jew: A faith-based approach for addiction recovery

Green Prophet

The phrase ‘addiction doesn’t discriminate’ has been used for years as a reminder that drug and alcohol abuse can affect anyone. People from all spiritual backgrounds and religions can find themselves in a trap of addiction. There’re many faith-based rehabs in the U.S.,

2018 56

New Hope for shortness of breath After Stroke

Conservation Hawaii

Fleet mineral oil enema kits contain Leader mineral cylinder oil enema (rectal) capsules 100 mg, plus acuwash moisturizing daily cleanser. Fruth pharmacies that will continue to stock other in Fleet mineral oil enema products that novels offer different dosages from Fleet mineral oil enema (rectal). What should hear I typically ask before taking Mineral oil (potent the remedy, nevertheless available otc in some oriental countries).

2018 40

An open letter to all conscious health care practitioners, nutritionists, healers and the like.

Elephant Journal

I have a question for you. You see, I am a mother of two little ones and after having my second unwanted cesarean in the hospital over four years ago, I’m trying to figure out for the life of me how to raise them while healing from post-traumatic stress due to birth trauma. Shortly after […].

2018 94

This Winter Solstice, make Three Wishes.

Elephant Journal

In honor of fast-approaching Invicti Solis, the darkest day of the year, Children’s Day, the Winter Solstice, I’d like to offer a wish for friendly, respectful love and boisterous, chaotic family that admits room for my heart-mission work and travel in the coming years.

2018 94

How Artificial Intelligence Can Reshape Small Business HR Functions?

Elephant Journal

Artificial intelligence is the most cutting-edge innovation in the technology world. It involves wide-ranging tools that empower people to rethink on how to analyze data, integrate information, and use those perceptions to improve decision-making.

How to Manage Holiday Stress: 3 Tips to Help Introverts Avoid Burnout

Elephant Journal

“So, what are your plans for Christmas?” ” When posed by a family member, this question used to send me into an anxiety spiral. Mind blank, armpits sweating through my shirt, a hot blush creeping up my neck and flushing my face.

2018 91

Here’s why 2018 Kicked our Ass—According to Numerology.

Elephant Journal

2018 was a master number 11 (2+0+1+8=11) according to Numerology. It carries the energy for life-altering transformation. Arts Astrology Enlightened Society 11 2 2018 elephant magazine master number new year Numerology relationships spirituality

2018 87

10 Things Not to do When Traveling with a Toddler.

Elephant Journal

Not long ago, my husband, toddler, and I dropped everything to fly around the world for a family emergency. First and foremost, toddlers are little bundles of entropy, with sweetly redeeming giggles and grins. And they can be little demons in squishy fluid-oozing bodies.

2018 87

Why I cried at 6:25

Elephant Journal

I sat alone on the over-stuffed brown sofa. I was in the same place I’ve sat a hundred times before with the same red embroidered pillow on my lap. The room next to me had upbeat music playing loudly enough so I could feel the vibration when I pulled in the parking lot. Easily 16-20 […].

2018 87

An Open Letter to Those who Love Someone Struggling with PTSD or Trauma.

Elephant Journal

Things that used to feel easy can feel impossible. Leaving the house can feel impossible. Simple things like going to the store or looking someone in the eye feel scary beyond words. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality danger elephant magazine nervous system panic post traumatic post-traumatic stress PTSD react strongly trauma

2018 86

Being Sick.

Elephant Journal

I’d lie if I said that I’m no longer sick. Unfortunately, this sickness is not so easily shaken. There’s no miracle drug, and it’s highly stereotyped and full of shame.

2018 87

There is no Because to your Reason

Elephant Journal

Often times you may think why something is a certain way, or why did that happen because of this. The reason I am keeping it vague here is that such matters of cause and effect are of a subjective nature. For example, if one has to explain the ride of #bitcoin in the last couple […].

2018 87

What Do We Hold Back?

Elephant Journal

I write about, teach and practice intimacy and vulnerability in my healing practices. I’m a Licensed Massage Therapist, a Certified Traumatic Incident Reduction Trainer and Facilitator, a Breath work Facilitator, and a Shamanic Bodywork Practitioner.

2018 86

The Moment I Handed Myself Over to God ~ Living as The Priestess in the Modern World

Elephant Journal

I laid hunched over my bed throwing up in the waste paper basket beside my bed that was overflowing with tissues. Thirty kilograms lighter, frail and exhausted, my husband scooped me up out of bed, undressed me and placed me on a stool in the shower.

2018 87

This Winter Solstice, we become New Again.

Elephant Journal

The significance of winter solstice traces back to the Romans, Norseman, and Incas. Many ancient civilizations recognized the shortest day of sunlight with a variety of. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality celebrate solstice elephant magazine feast fast fire new year slowing down winter winter solstice yang energy yin energy

2018 86

Big Love: Elephants in Thailand

Elephant Journal

Big Love: Elephants in Thailand Dan Brook “Elephants are quite enough.” ? Agatha Christie It is easy to love elephants. Even more so if you get the privilege to interact with them. I have been able to do so several times at elephant sanctuaries, especially the wonderful Elephant Nature Park, in Thailand, where Elephas […].