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“The Birder’s Guide to Africa” by Michael Mills

10,000 Birds

Starting in the mid-1990s, there was a “where to watch birds in…” series of five site guides written by Nigel Wheatley and covering South America (1994), Africa (1995), Asia (1996), Europe & Russia (2000) and Central America & the Caribbean (2001).

How Sensitive People can Survive in a Cold, Hard Corporate World.

Elephant Journal

Let’s face it, no one is advertising a job with “sensitive” in the qualifications. So what’s the solution for sensitives in the workplace? Health & Wellness Right Livelihood corporate world emotions energy highly sensitive introvert practices right livelihood sensitive at work workplace

2017 23

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Building a UK Youth Movement for Conservation

Conservancy Talk

We were both lucky to grow up close to the British countryside—childhoods full of rambling across the hills, eating wild blackberries until we turned blue (at least on the outside!), and exploring rock pools and beaches dodging the inevitable rain of a British summer day.

A Brief Field Guide to the Rocks at Blowing Rocks

Nature Conservancy - Science

What, exactly, are the rocks at the Conservancy's Blowing Rocks preserve? And why do they blow? From the Field Natural History Nature + People Nature Pop

Butterflies are a Free Post

10,000 Birds

Monarchs. They’re practically honorary birds – beloved, much written about, rather visible and charismatic in their stripey larval form and spectacularly so as vivid orange and black adults.

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of October 2017?

10,000 Birds

Once autumn starts creeping in, I can’t help but think about what exotic birding location to visit when I invariably need to escape the local winter wonderland/hellscape.

Why we Struggle so much to Let Go of certain People.

Elephant Journal

This is why, with certain people, as much as our head tells us that it is time to move on and let go, our heart simply refuses to agree. The reason for this is that whether we like to admit it or not, we all crave a deep, intimate connection, because there is nothing more healing and nourishing for our soul than being immersed in energy that dances intimately and harmoniously with our own. Love Non New-Agey Spirituality

2017 20

Consumerism – do we need prohibitions?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We are living well above our means, in more than one way. Thus the question as to whether we need prohibitions that will halt our over-consumption? Maybe we do need someone who raps us over the knuckles when we go too far?

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis abstract deadline is Friday

Environmental Economics

Conference and Meeting: March 15-16, 2018. Pre-conference Professional Development Workshops: March 14, 2018. The Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA) is an international group of practitioners, academics and others who are working to improve the theory and application of the tools of benefit-cost analysis. Jump to: Call for Submissions. Registration. Event Sponsorship Opportunities. Exhibitor and Advertising Opportunities. Conference Venue and Hotels. 2018 Program Committee.

A Wood Stork vists La Paz

10,000 Birds

At one point this week, I was facing the biggest Dip of my birding life. I had committed the better part of five days, before work, after work, weekends, every spare moment trying to a rare bird.

Our Children are Missing out on their Grandparents.

Elephant Journal

It seems we’re simultaneously pulling away from older family members in lieu of our phones, after-school activities, and work. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z Family Featured Today aging agism elderly equal rights family For Children getting older grandparents lessons spending time with grandparents too busy

2017 20

Global Citizenship Lesson Plan

The Green Changemakers

This lesson is designed to introduce students to Global Citizenship through the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals and by leveraging the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) membership in the Atlantic Provinces.

Comments on “Economic Analysis for the Proposed Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’—Recodification of Pre-Existing Rules”

Environmental Economics

Here are the first 622 of 5230 words: Two years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of the Army (EPA-Army 2015) estimated that the total quantified benefits of the Clean Water Rule (CWR) range from a low of $339 million to $350 million (2014 dollars). The largest component of these benefits was due to wetland mitigation, which was estimated at $306 million (using the “original number of ORM2 other waters records” scenario).

Should Puerto Rico be Part of the ABA Area?

10,000 Birds

Hurricanes Irma and Maria recently caused devastating damage to the U.S. territories in the Caribbean: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Most residents are still without electricity and there was extensive damage to homes, buildings, and public infrastructure.

How to Know if you Should Go Full “No Contact” after a Breakup.

Elephant Journal

Why no contact? Well, experts have determined that it takes about 28 days to make or break a habit. Every time you go back for “just a taste” you interrupt the. Health & Wellness Love Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today breakup counseling dating dating advice Divorce love relationship advice relationships sex

2017 16

Vegan Food & Drink Festival Serves Over 35,000

Eccorazzi

Ecorazzi’s Vegan Food & Drink Festival proved third time’s a charm with 2017 marking our third season of events landing in three major cities. With a highly curated list of vendors in each, the shows drew a record numbers of vegan and vegan curious guests.

Who Knows What Willingness to Pay Lurks in the Hearts of Men?*

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: The new issue of  Econ   Journal   Watch  is online at  [link]. In this issue: Who Knows What Willingness to Pay Lurks in the Hearts of Men?    John Whitehead argues  that certain authors claim to know, based on their survey data, more than they do about people’s willingness to pay for a wetlands project. The article continues an exchange from the  Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

Birding Without Borders: A Review

10,000 Birds

BIRDING WITHOUT BORDERS: An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World. By Noah Strycker. Houghton Mifflin, 352 pp., $27. ISBN 978-0-544-55814-4. The most impressive photograph in Noah Strycker’s new book is not one of a bird, but of the author.

How to Let Go & Move on Like a Buddha.

Elephant Journal

When these life-altering things hit, it sure doesn’t feel easy to begin again. What often happens is we believe that in order to move on or move forward, we must release the old entirely. This is untrue. I will say it again there will be things that stick with us for our entire lives, and they are meant to.

2017 14

Education for Development

The Green Changemakers

Education for Development: A Teacher’s Resource for Global Learning is a core tool for teachers, containing a useful overview of development education, and teacher-friendly activities and lessons.

Don’t blame veganism for disordered eating

Eccorazzi

There’s a stigma that veganism is having a hard time shaking, and it’s the low-cal, low-energy, eat nothing but bird food mentality of our supposedly concerned parents, co-workers and the confused masses. Hot on the heels of clean eating and plant-based dieting, the expectation that’ll all vegans will eventually fade away on celery sticks is constantly challenged by vegan mac n’ cheese aficionados like myself.

Dawn in South Carolina

10,000 Birds

Near the turn of the 20th century, wealthy influencer Bernard Baruch bought coastal property in South Carolina. In just a few years he had consolidated over a dozen plantations, accumulating nearly 16,000 acres of coastal forest, saltmarsh, and beach.

Science, Buddhism & Mysticism are all Saying the Same Thing.

Elephant Journal

I propose we find a way to integrate the spiritual and the scientific as two facets of a single harmonized way of being. We can allow ourselves to. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today brain buddhism integrative science mysticism mystics neuroscience philosophy quantum physics religion Science spiritual spirituality

2017 13

Sharing a Small World

The Green Changemakers

Sharing a Small World is no longer in print but you can download the full packet below. Updated versions of these lessons are now included on the Counting on People: K-5 Activities for Global Citizenship CD-ROM. Young children are natural-born explorers and are especially curious about their place on the planet. Sharing a Small World is collection of nine engaging hands-on/minds-on activities that help them discover the web of life and how to be a helpful member of a community.

Adaptation as Acceptance: Toward a New Normal in the Northwoods

Nature Conservancy - Science

We Minnesotans love our Northwoods. They conjure memories of majestic conifers, cool shade, the piney scent of needle-strewn paths. Add a lake and a canoe, and that’s quintessential “Up North,” home to those forests so deeply embedded in our cultural […].

The Fourth Annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit

10,000 Birds

This past Saturday, 07 October, was the day for the Queens County Bird Club Big Sit, our fourth year of counting every species we could see from the hawk watch platform at Fort Tilden, in southwestern Queens.

Women: Casual Sex is Not what We were Built to Do.

Elephant Journal

My gynecologist stares back at me. She can tell I'm hiding something. Here I am for the second time in a month, the bottom half of me is exposed, and I'm about to start my fifth round of treatment for a reoccurring yeast infection. I never get yeast infections. Equal Rights Love Sexy casual sex dating dopamine honoring our sexuality hooking up Oxytocin sex women's bodies

2017 12

Top 10 Tips for Home Efficiency

Green Living Ideas

There are endless ways to make your home more efficient, but some are easier than others to implement.

Camera Traps: Taking Care of Your Space in Nature

Nature Conservancy - Science

Like so many places in the US, the wildlife of High Mountain Preserve has yet to be fully documented. Students are changing that with the help of camera traps. Wildlife Birds Camera Traps Deer Mammals Nature + People Technology Try This

Camooweal, Queensland

10,000 Birds

When we had our camping/birding trip earlier this year we entered Queensland from the Northern Territory at the border near the small outback town of Camooweal.

How to Remove our Unrealistic Expectations for other People.

Elephant Journal

We’ve grown accustomed to solving problems outside ourselves. This is why we often blame life or people for our misery. We constantly separate ourselves from others and deal with situations without recognizing the role we play in them. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. awareness blame change communicate expect less expecting happiness life mindfulness reality reflect self love unhappiness unrealistic expectations

Your Sustainability Story: Michael Fox of Objet D’Fox

Green Living Ideas

Michael Fox of Objet D'Fox makes upcycled products made from plastic waste. Learn about how and why he started his business, and what he sees as the future for this company. The post Your Sustainability Story: Michael Fox of Objet D’Fox appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

The Devil Winds & the California Fires: a Spiritual Perspective.

Elephant Journal

Compounding all the recent meteorological and man-made events, the Diablo (Devil) winds continue to fan 17 out-of-control wildfires in California, resulting in what could be the worst incinerating fires in this great state’s history.

A Mindfulness Practice that just might Change your Life.

Elephant Journal

Today, as I sat on my meditation cushion in front of a group of students I was leading, I observed an ongoing struggle in my mind. There were moments where. Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today contemplation contentment healing through meditation meditation mindfulness neurosis suffering