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Forest Bathing

10,000 Birds

I’m writing this post primarily because I am currently dreaming of the subject. Having been penned in our house for the last month (and more), the last time we have been out birding seems like a distant memory.

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Animal Hoarders: How Creatures Feast for Winter

Nature Conservancy - Science

The strange and surprising ways wild animals prepare for winter. The post Animal Hoarders: How Creatures Feast for Winter appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Weird Nature

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Abu Dhabi and Israel cooperate to save the birds

Green Prophet

Asian Houbara, via Argos. Abu Dhabi-headquartered International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) has entered a ground-breaking partnership with the Israel Nature & Heritage Foundation (INHF) to collaborate on conservation on threatened birds. .

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How to Control the Pigeon Population


Pigeon flocks are increasing in number, and their dominance in urban areas and other agricultural sites may cause many health risks and other problems. Hence, it is essential to determine the answer to the question, ‘ how to control the pigeon population? ’.

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The Merlin Out Back

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I live in the Central Valley, the most populated part of Costa Rica. For most of its history, this intermontane valley was a melange of wetlands and moist forest watered by rains that drench the adjacent mountains.

2020 207

Dead Drift: Adding Salmon Carcasses to Streams

Nature Conservancy - Science

Salmon feed an entire ecosystem. But what if the fish are gone? The post Dead Drift: Adding Salmon Carcasses to Streams appeared first on Cool Green Science. Fish & Fisheries Fish Fisheries

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The Zamzam Well is Mecca’s Holy Water

Green Prophet

A Muslim boy drinks zamzam water – Islamic lore has it that the angel Gabriel caused water to spring from the desert ground to rescue Abraham’s second wife, Hagar, and their son Ishmael, as they wandered in the wilderness.

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A Japanese in China

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The Avibase China birdlist counts 7 species of minivets for China – one of which is the Ashy Minivet.

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Moving from Biodiversity Offsets to a Target-Based Approach for Ecological Compensation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Country-level contributions that contribute to an overall no-net-loss goal of biodiversity is one of the issues that groups are pushing for at 2021 Convention on Biological Diversity.

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Make Black Friday a Buy Nothing Day

Green Prophet

. Retailers and marketers everywhere can thank the Canadians for this killjoy idea that fights for the environment: instead of buying more than you can afford on Black Friday, you get Buy Nothing Day instead. We started writing about Buy Nothing Day in 2008. .

2020 70

Business as Usual Might Be Destroying Your Business, Time for a Rethink

Eco Friendly Daily

No one has to remind you that the world is upside-down and inside-out. It no longer turns on its axis like a proper planet. It is spinning on its head like a drunken break dancer. In the process, everything has become mixed up, topsy-turvy, and altogether catawampus.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of November 2020)

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During a season when many of us have constricted our travel radius from several countries or continents from home to several blocks, the forced focus on local patches seems to be turning up some real jewels in different areas. Nothing unusual in your backyard yet?

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Global No Net Loss of Natural Ecosystems

Nature Conservancy - Science

Published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, “Global no net loss of natural ecosystems,” examines what the concept of no net loss in biodiversity offsetting would mean in practice. Loss of habitat or nature due to development projects (e.g.

2020 52

Ticks bite back humans for warming the planet

Green Prophet

We’ve ticked off the ticks.

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My Birding Buddies

10,000 Birds

I finally had to get a new laptop last week. While almost everything is up and running beautifully, I haven’t managed to figure out how to use the updated photo editor program I downloaded, or to transfer my old program to the new computer.

2020 161

Eighty Mile Beach Pied Oystercatchers

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Eighty Mile Beach is located between Broome and Port Hedland and is a remote coastline. It is the longest uninterrupted beach in Western Australia and is 220 kilometres long. The distance from Broome to Port Hedland is over 600 kilometres and is our closest town to the south.

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Refugees code their way to assylum

Green Prophet

Coding their way into asylum A new girlfriend, once interning for O., Oprah’s magazine, lent me an old review copy of Life in Code , by Ellen Ullman.

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Sustainable printing tips: How to be more eco-friendly

Green Prophet

3D printing means fast, rabid prototyping with less waste. There are all kinds of eco printing, 3D and on paper. Like this printer that builds homes. Being sustainable has never been more important.

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Are steak growers on Mars out to lunch?

Green Prophet

Aleph Farms creates non-GMO, slaughter-free steak by cultivating and replicating bovine cells in the lab. The company has started building its BioFarm and blueprints for a farm on Mars.

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