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Birds of Prey of the East & Birds of Prey of the West: Review of Two Field Guides

10,000 Birds

There are 35 raptor species that have a presence in the United States and Canada, 56 (more or less) if you count by subspecies, and they are all covered in admirable, exhausting, unbelievable detail in B irds of Prey of the East: A Field Guide and Birds of Prey of the West: A Field Guide by Brian K. Wheeler.

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The Incredible Adventure of the Pooping Sloth

Nature Conservancy - Science

There was absolutely no mistaking what was about to happen. This sloth was about to poop. And we were going to watch. From the Field Wildlife Mammals

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Water Pollution Facts, Causes, Effects & Solutions

Greentumble

Long, long ago our planet was just a rock, a shell that had cooled over its molten hot interior, devoid of life. Hot gases poured out of its fissures, forming dense clouds in the atmosphere. And then it rained. It rained for thousands and thousands of years , filling the craters and grooves, percolating down through the fissures to fill underground caverns. . With water and then sunlight, came life. Vegetation took hold, decayed, creating topsoil and more life.

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How To Make Your Travels More Environmentally Friendly

Green Prophet

By the nature of the activity, traveling inherently causes problems for the environment. You are moving from one place to another, taking up space, using up resources, and displacing what was originally there. However, there are ways for you to minimize your impact on your surroundings even if you were to travel. You can get more info on matters of taking trips as well as mitigating the environmental damage quite easily.

Birding Arizona–style

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Coronado National Forest. Santa Rita Mountains. Madera Canyon. Pre-Internet, I got all my birding info from print magazines; and WildBird was my go-to back in the day. One particular issue had a feature on the birds of Madera Canyon, Arizona. They claimed 15 species of bejeweled hummingbirds, 36 wood warblers, a Flame-colored Tanager , Greater Roadrunners (straight from the cartoon), and an oddly perched, metallic green-headed fellow called the ‘elusive’ Elegant Trogon.

Wolverines Move Into New Territory, But Still Need Our Help

Nature Conservancy - Science

The wolverine’s wandering is the stuff of legend. And new research backs it up. Wildlife Camera Traps Mammals

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How is Paper Recycled: Step by Step

Greentumble

Each year, over 400 million metric tons of paper and. cardboard is produced globally, with over half of production originating from China, the United States, and Japan [1]. In 2016, Americans alone consumed 70 million metric tons of paper a year, or approximately 514 pounds per person [2]. The United Kingdom’s maximum consumption rate of nearly 13 million metric tons was reached in year 2000 and has steadily decreased to a rate of 9.1 million metric tons or 305 pounds per person in 2015 [3].

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More Trending

It’s Migration Time!

10,000 Birds

In the past few weeks I have had several fall migrants passing through my area. The temperatures in northern California have been in the high 90’s to 104 degrees so having the only water hole in half a mile probably helps attract birds to my water feature. Click on photos for full sized images. Of course I was excited when I walked onto the back porch the other day and saw a stealth, fast moving, black and white bird sneaking around in the oak trees. It was obviously not a woodpecker.

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A New Journal for Conservation Science & Practice

Nature Conservancy - Science

Why do some conservation strategies succeed, while others fail? And how do we connect research to actual results on the ground? Wiley recently announced a new journal, Conservation Science & Practice, that will feature research trying to answer some of […]. Latest Science

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Why Is It Important to Conserve Biodiversity?

Greentumble

Life has existed on our planet for over. three and a half billion years. Over that time, over 95 percent of the species that have existed have become extinct and new species better adapted to threats and changing conditions have evolved. . So why worry about the loss of biodiversity now? Well, because it appears that a single species, Homo Sapiens , may well cause a mass extinction which will include its own species as we too are dependent on our habitat.

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Dear Universe, I Get It—Enough.

Elephant Journal

I was enjoying my “put together” life—a husband and two kids, one about to graduate from high school; a good job with a good salary that allowed us to take vacations and pay the bills; friends, family, and a level of comfort that I thought meant I had overcome anything that might have been an issue in our life. Academy Alumni Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood abundance god gratitude let go letting go lost my job midlife resilience universe wake-up call workaholic

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Week 29: The birds of Crater Lake National Park

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The first part of this week finds us in south central Oregon, at one of the nation’s true gems, Crater Lake National park. I came here looking for some of the birds that tend to live in the higher altitudes, but found myself, again mesmerized by this incredible, scenic wonder.

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Prairie Dogs and Black Widows

Nature Conservancy - Science

There’s a lot more going on in prairie dog towns than meets the eye. Wildlife Insects Mammals

Hydroelectricity: What are the Advantages and Disadvantages?

Greentumble

Hydropower, the creation of mechanical energy. through the transfer of kinetic energy created by the flow of water, is currently the only large-scale renewable alternative to traditional electricity sources, such as fossil fuels [1]. As economic development spreads throughout the world, so does the demand for electricity, causing global electricity production to double in just the last two decades.

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If You Feel Like You Don’t Belong—You May be a Starseed.

Elephant Journal

The majority of starseeds share many of these common traits: Arts Astrology astrology don't belong starseed

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of September 2018?

10,000 Birds

We’re in the shoulder season now, perfectly poised to enjoy the fruits of the passing season and the one that lies ahead. Whatever the wind blows your way this weekend, be ready! I’m headed down to the Chincoteague area for my annual pilgrimage, hoping to find a bevy of birds that have eluded me so far this year. Corey has the entire New York Atlantic coast to scour, which means he’ll be busy this weekend. How about you? Where will you be this weekend and will you be birding?

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Going Online to Save Money on Your Vacation

Green Prophet

Many people these days struggle when it comes to finding the money to take a vacation. However, there are many ways to get a great deal on your travel and one of the main ways to do this is by going online. Whether you are heading to Chicago to see the sights, jetting to New York for a business trip, or heading overseas to explore new places and culture, you can get great deals on your travel when you go online. In fact, going online to book your travel is not just about saving money.

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Drug Results for Stress complex 600 avec vit e cuivre zinc Acetate

Conservation Hawaii

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Choose a Partner—not a Project.

Elephant Journal

many of us equate intensity with love. In our stupor we choose people who are projects and not partners. So, what is the difference between the two? Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love WAYLON: Today Only anxiety breakup dating girlfriend healing long-term relationship partners Rebekah Freedom romance sex wealth

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of September 2018)

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This first weekend of September is still in motion for many of us, which makes our review of best birds slightly premature. Keep in mind, though, that birders bird always, not just on Saturday and Sunday. Feel free to wait until day’s end to post your best, or just keep doing your thing regardless of the day of the week. I enjoyed seeing American Goldfinches scour the last shards of seed from my coneflowers, which I’ve delayed cutting back until the birds seemed satisfied.

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Common Resources: Ancillary Benefits Redux

Environmental Economics

Alan Krupnick in toto (emphasis added): At a  press briefing  in mid-August, Bill Wehrum, the appointed head of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Air Office, reiterated the Trump administration’s position that ancillary benefits are not to be counted in cost-benefit analysis of major rules. The context this time was the Affordable Clean Energy Rule (ACE) proposed by the current regime to replace the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP).

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How is Proguanil used to treat the flu?

Conservation Hawaii

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The Difference between Setting an Intention & Magic Thinking.

Elephant Journal

As near as I can explain it, there are two separate processes that often get muddled together: the law of attraction and setting an intention. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness achieve your goals goal setting goals intention setting magic thinking self talk the law of attraction

2018 74

How Many Bird Species on Poas Volcano, Costa Rica?

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Flying in to Costa Rica is accompanied by porthole views of the Central Valley and the mountains that flank it. Curvy roads twist their way through a broken quilt of coffee, wind breaks, and forested riparian zones. Where the land rises to the north, the plane might fly over a mountain with a dark green top punctuated by a lighter green lagoon in a rocky landscape.

Birding the Dampier Downs Road

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We have made a couple of trips down the sandy Dampier Downs Road now the native plants have started to flower prolifically in the desert country near Broome. It is always interesting to see the changes in the native vegetation over the winter months when there is no rain at all. Deriving down this sandy track is always rewarding and on no occasion have we come across any other vehicles.

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The Post-Traumatic Stress we get from Toxic Relationships.

Elephant Journal

I wanted, more than anything else in the world, to lean in and kiss her—and I couldn’t. I was paralyzed. She looked right back at me, and after a few seconds she said, “Wow. She really screwed you up, didn’t she?”. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love abuse breakup domestic abuse first date love post traumatic post-traumatic stress relationships toxic toxic relationship traumatic

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The Yogic Secret to Unshakable Serenity, no matter what Life Throws at You.

Elephant Journal

Trying to manipulate situations that make us uncomfortable is not only a waste of time and energy, but it keeps us from becoming the people we need to be to fulfill our individual purposes. Health & Wellness Yoga connection discomfort dvesha maintaining serenity pushing boundaries raga santosha

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Why Magical Thinking is an Essential Part of Human Life.

Elephant Journal

In his article, I'd like to explain why some of the articles on Elephant Journal are. b t, Waylon states that while all are welcome in this community he's built for us. Adventure Arts Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only articles are bullshit common sense creativity human life magic magical thinking positivity science and facts

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Ayurveda’s Beauty Secret to Make your Skin Glow Without a Drop of Makeup. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

There’s only one simple answer to this (and no, it’s not a new Instagram or Snapchat filter). Conscious Consumerism Green Health & Wellness ayurveda glow manjish natural beauty no makeup skin oil The Ayurveda Experience

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How to Find Peace Beyond our Busy Minds.

Elephant Journal

It only takes a few moments of meditation practice to realize that the untrained mind is like a flashing, neon billboard, complete with dramatic imagery. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Yoga awareness consciousness inner peace meditation nano teaching presence thoughts

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Plot Twist: If you Stay with a Toxic Partner, you Might be One Too.

Elephant Journal

When our relationships feel unhealthy, especially over a long period of time, we start to have the sense that we're trapped in them. However, are we really trapped or do we willingly stay because. Enlightened Society Love blame conscious relationship healing pain romantic partner self love self-esteem toxic relationship unhealthy relationship

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The Best Way to Get Out of a Funk.

Elephant Journal

Every once in a while, I have a day where I am in a total funk. Nothing particularly bad happens, but nothing seems to be going the way I want it to either. I feel. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Meditation acceptance anxiety emotional vibrations Funk letting go negative feeling positive thinking self-care suffering

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Why every Bare Footfall connects us to our Souls.

Elephant Journal

I’ve always loved being barefoot. There is something about the feeling of pebbles burrowing into my heels. Blades of grass kissing the pads of my toes. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality barefoot centred Clarissa Pinkola-Estes divine feminine fearless Femininity liberated soul

2018 67

Hot Science on Cold Showers: a How-to for “Contrast Bathing.”

Elephant Journal

The ancient Romans used this practice as part of their famous Roman baths. Health & Wellness ayurveda cold bathing cold showers hydrotherapy immunity john douillard lymphatic drain lymphatic system sauna wim hof method

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We need to Stop Looking the Other Direction when it comes to Sexual Assault.

Elephant Journal

On a recent walk, Riley (my dog) and I happened upon one of the hidden trails. I suddenly felt a presence behind me. I turned to see a man about 50 yards away, walking in our direction. Suspicion arose in my body. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) #metoo buddhism consent definition of consent right action Right Speech sexual assault sexual harassment women women's rights

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3 Brilliant Tips for Strengthening our Friendships.

Elephant Journal

However, there is a special kind of friendship that we all have the power to develop. It's a friendship that deliberately and consciously fosters brilliance. It's a friendship that brings forth. Arts Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Love brilliant creativity critical feedback curiosity encouragement friends inspiration John Gray mindful relationships strong friendships

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Dear Self: 6 Letters to Help us Tap into our Highest Good.

Elephant Journal

The following letters are taken from a small notebook I've dedicated to writing uplifting words that I want to keep as a reminder to myself. These letters were inspired by that part of me that is always looking out for. Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality bodhicitta dark place dear self highest good letters loving-kindness meditation mindful gentleman Pema Chodron self-acceptance surrender vulnerability

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