Sat.Aug 17, 2019 - Fri.Aug 23, 2019

Follow the bouncing ball of ethanol policy

Environmental Economics

I'm just going to leave this here. I have no idea where to start.  POET announced today it will idle production at its bioprocessing facility in Cloverdale, IN due to recent decisions by the Administration regarding SREs.

Urban Birding in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Costa Rica is well known for national parks and other protected areas than offer access to tropical ecosystems dripping with biodiversity. Lots of birds, a lot of really cool birds! The Emerald Tanager is one of those cool ones.

Focus on Native Bees, Not Honey Bees

Nature Conservancy - Science

Everyone knows pollinators are in trouble, but almost all the attention is on non-native honey bees. Wildlife Nature-based Solutions

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Lightyear Leadership

Blue Earth

I am a new advisor to Lightyear Leadership and the company is transforming people and organizations with a growth mindset via the Lightyear Hub and consulting services. Organizations implementing Lightyear include Lululemon, Earls Restaurants, Stance and of course here at Longboard Capital. If you are ready to dig deep and do the work to create a future for yourself, your family and colleagues that would not have otherwise existed, check out www.lightyear.co

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"Here's what it could cost for America to buy Greenland"

Environmental Economics

If history is any guide, the autonomous Danish territory is worth at least $1 billion. In 1946, the United States offered Denmark $100 million in gold to buy Greenland, according to documents in the US National Archives. That's equivalent to $1.3 billion today, taking inflation into account.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of August 2019)

10,000 Birds

As we enter the latter half of August, most of us probably feel like we’re speeding out of a very special season while speeding towards another season perhaps equally as special. Just try to enjoy the journey!

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A Field Guide to Commonly Misidentified Mammals

Nature Conservancy - Science

Never cry wolf when it’s a coyote, and other common wildlife cases of mistaken identity. From the Field Wildlife Mammal Watching Traveling Naturalist

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Today's "Moment of Happiness"

Environmental Economics

This is a good one for the beginning of the semester: “The desire of being believed, the desire of persuading, of leading, and directing other people, seems to be one of the strongest of all our natural desires.” -- Adam Smith,  The Theory of Moral Sentiments.

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So I went to the beach

10,000 Birds

My wife hates heat. And, alas, heat is one thing Mexico’s Pacific coast has in excess.

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Camera Trap Chronicles: Phantom Canyon Preserve

Nature Conservancy - Science

Camera traps reveal the wildlife secrets of Phantom Canyon Preserve in Colorado. From the Field Wildlife Camera Traps National Parks Protected Areas TNC Science

Israeli Startup SG Tech Manufactures Clean Energy From Cow Patties

Green Prophet

Although enlightened people are turning to more sustainable sources of protein (like our vegewarian recipes), it’s not likely that the human hunger for meat and milk will ever go away.

Virtue signaling

Environmental Economics

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The 20 most common birds in Shanghai (Part 2)

10,000 Birds

Today`s post is a continuation of last week`s – an introduction to Shanghai`s 20 most commonly seen birds. After getting to the letter C last week in a roughly alphabetical order, I will show the second 10 species today.

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How Women’s Rights and Environmental Destruction Go Hand-in-Hand

Eco Chic

(Image courtesy of Pixabay). We’ve got it all wrong — Our efforts to conquer nature have brought us to the brink of ecological collapse. And that’s inextricably tied to the long-abusive relationship between men and women.

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How To React When You Are In A Car Accident

Green Prophet

You might be more aware by driving an electric or self-driving car, but that doesn’t put you above the law. What to do if you get in an accident!

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Quote of the day: Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray

Environmental Economics

“You get to a point where, if enough companies are with California, then what the Trump administration is doing is moot,” said Alan Krupnick, an economist with Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan energy and environment research organization. via www.nytimes.com.

2019 130

Bota Box: Nighthawk Black Red Wine Blend

10,000 Birds

Despite what the name of this column may have led you to believe, I almost never drink and bird. On days I do bird, it’s usually the very first thing I do in the morning – often before the sun is up – at a time of day when coffee is my beverage of choice.

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Give Your Shampoo a Lift with Baking Soda

Eco Chic

Photo by Craig Adderley from Pexels. Baking soda is most often used for deodorizing refrigerators and, of course, baking. This multi-tasker also has medicinal uses, can scrub your tub and – surprise! – can be used to inexpensively add efficacy to your beauty routine. Baking Soda as Shampoo?

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4 Tips for Creating a Sustainable, Green Business Model

Green Prophet

Doesn’t matter how “green” your business is if you don’t know how to make money. Any business owner that wants to create a company that is both sustainable and green should be commended. After all, running the odd green initiative is good enough for most entrepreneurs.

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Great Bowerbird bower at Cygnet Park-Broome

10,000 Birds

Recently I have been walking a neighbour’s small male black Pug and we visit a local park daily. There are a lot of birds in the park at the moment with the various native trees flowering including Little Friarbirds , Red-winged Parrots and Red-collared Lorikeets.

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How to Spruce Up Your Backyard

Green Prophet

If you haven’t been taking care of your backyard for a while, you might think it’s gone too wild and lose hope, but with a few simple tips you can transform it into a little piece of heaven and add a bit of elegance and character to it.

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