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Chemicals from sunscreen products do seep into bloodstream

Green (Living) Review

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Bird of Prey: The Story of the Rarest Eagle on Earth – A Film Review

10,000 Birds

The Philippine Eagle has a kind face.

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REEP: "The Need for More (Not Less) External Review of Economic Analysis at the U.S. EPA"

Environmental Economics

via the advance articles alert email:  Kevin J Boyle & Matthew J Kotchen. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy. link]. Published: 13 June 2019 Abstract. Under President Donald Trump, the U.S.

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Mapping Conservation & History on the Kokoda Track

Nature Conservancy - Science

In many places, the Kokoda Track is little more than a narrow footpath, the earth beneath packed hard from centuries of footsteps. It started as a simple bush trail, one of thousands criss-crossing Papua New Guinea’s formidable mountains, connecting communities […].

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In the past – not that long ago – people were happy with less

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the past – not so long ago – people were happy and content with less. Today people are not even happy if they have everything; they still want more. And then? Well, they are still not happy and need more, and then more still. But happiness never comes.

2019 166

Saving the Drowning Cormorant, or the Kerkini Lake, Greece

10,000 Birds

For sure, this is an odd sight, can you even imagine an agile swimmer such as cormorant drowning in the water? But let’s start at the beginning. At 6.15 am, the Sun was just rising above the distant mountain.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Monoculture Farming

Greentumble

Farming is one of our oldest. occupations. The success rate of being able to cultivate nutritious food has always affected our quality of life.

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50 Fish, 50 States: A Conservation Journey

Nature Conservancy - Science

A quest to catch 50 fish in 50 U.S. states – and to use each adventure to tell a conservation story. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Fish Traveling Naturalist

2019 81

The Joy of One-eyed Birding

10,000 Birds

I confess, this post has a trick title. I actually have two eyes that both function perfectly well, when corrected for near-sightedness. But there is an old quote I always carry with me when I bird: “In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king” (Desiderius Erasmus).

2019 176

UN applies agricultural tech innovation to improve drought resilience for farmers

Green Prophet

Unlocking the potential of agricultural innovations, be it simple solutions or satellite-based technologies, will help prevent a drought from turning into famine and forced displacement and to reverse desertification, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today.

2019 85

Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] Modern Trends In Education: 50 Different Approaches To Learning contributed by Lisa Chesser , opencolleges.edu.au This post has been updated, slightly revised, and republished from a previous posting Education sprouts in many forms.

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Château de Colombe: Bordeaux Rosé (2017)

10,000 Birds

If you haven’t noticed, there’s no shortage of articles about rosé wine this time of year.

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Pasir Ris Park-Singapore

10,000 Birds

Our first destination for observing birds in Singapore during our three week visit in March was Pasir Ris Park. We chose this location due to it being a large area that offered parks and views across the sea towards the island of Pulau Ubin.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of June 2019)

10,000 Birds

Mid-June means many things to many people, but much of its allure involves perfect weather. Unfortunately, without sunshine and high temps, this time of year becomes a bit of a bore. Hopefully, you enjoyed a gorgeous weekend or found a way to enjoy an ungorgeous one.

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Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of June 2019?

10,000 Birds

Another phenological page has turned, landing us in what proves to be a fairly slow birding season from pole to pole… unless you actually live close to the Arctic Circle, which is bustling right now.

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Another surprise bird out of Florida Canyon

10,000 Birds

Fast becoming one of my all time “Go To” spots, Florida Canyon, just a few miles north of Madera Canyon has yielded yet another great bird. Just last Saturday, I was up in the canyon, hoping to see the Yellow-billed Cuckoo that has been reported.

Fun with Forster’s Terns

10,000 Birds

Yesterday morning I spent some time visiting some of my favorite Queens birding spots, hoping to find one of the Black-bellied Whistling Ducks that have invaded the northeastern United States this year. I didn’t have any luck with the ducks, not that I expected to, but I did get to a couple birding spots that I don’t tend to bird in June. One such place is Baisley Pond Park, a place that usually forget exists between March and November.

2019 109

Potato envy

10,000 Birds

When you open up your world to wildlife, the rewards can be rich and fulfilling. When you open up your garden to give nature room to flourish, you must do so with a sense of acceptance that your patch of ground will become a feeding station, a nursery, a battleground. We have naughty badgers and cheeky foxes who dig and defecate, but there is no sense in getting cross if you have invited them in and take pleasure from knowing that they regard your garden as good habitat.

2019 109

Iraq’s breadbasket gets a $15 million EU grant in agriculture

Green Prophet

Iraqis as refugees, Iraqis as victims of ISIS, Iraqis as victims of climate change. Some help on the way to get a leg up on the problem in agriculture. Farming families in northern Iraq’s Nineveh Governorate (the setting of the Jonah and the Whale biblical story!)

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My community organic veggie garden’s growing up well in Israel

Green Prophet

Local community gardens growing organic veggies are certainly nothing new these days. Many large cities, such as New York City, have had community garden projects for years.

2019 79

Things To Consider Before Buying An Energy Efficient Hand Dryer

Green Prophet

Maybe you want a hand dryer for the home or office. How do you choose the best energy efficient one for you? It doesn’t take an expert or a scientist to tell you that the environment is suffering from human consumption patterns.