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Trolling for Cuckoos in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

I watch birds pretty much all the time. This may come as a surprise to folks who keep their birding casual, or who limit their watching to a backyard feeder.

Why upcycling must become an economic sector

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Upcycling is, in general, the process where (at least) some of the shape and properties of the original waste product are retained – though not always, and we will come to that later – and where another useful product is produced from it.

Can Pine Squirrels Change the Evolution of a Forest?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Could the loud but small pine squirrel have an outsized impact on how Western U.S. forests look? Wildlife Birds Forests Mammals Natural History Nature Pop Research

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I've been taking my OCSA (i.e., "sabbatical") very seriously

Environmental Economics

I've even taken a sabbatical from this blog. I think that the dog walk has become a substitute (guilty pleasure when I'm working at home*) for the blog post (guilty pleasure when I'm in the office). Whatever is going on, I have too much to say about the way the world works to let this go on much longer.    *"Working at home" hahahahahahahaha!  

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Diabolical Fall of 2017 Wood-Warbler Quiz

10,000 Birds

It is autumn, the time of year when wood-warblers are allegedly at their most difficult. But that isn’t tough enough for 10,000 Birds readers: no, we have to make things a bit more, shall we say, diabolical?

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Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge

10,000 Birds

Growing up in central Oregon, allowed me to experience such a diverse amount of habitat, and the wildlife that resides there. It is a high desert, with sagebrush flats, surrounded by Ponderosa Pines, yet we still have large waterways, for waterfowl and shorebirds.

8 Tips to Tapping into our Body Funk by making Natural Choices. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

Let's start with eight tips and tricks to help transition from regular to natural deodorant: Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Family Featured Events Green Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Yoga Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) cruelty free health natural deodorant

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The Ocean Flyway: The Surprising Open Water Routes of Songbird Migrations

Nature Conservancy - Science

Research reveals that songbirds make much longer migrations over open water than previously thought. Why do they choose this arduous route? Birds & Birding Birding Birds Migrations Technology

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Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30)

Green Living Ideas

One-third of America's land is in public hands, so let’s help our public lands continue to thrive for all to enjoy. Join National Public Lands Day to help clean, restore, and love the land where you live.

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Water Feature Visitors

10,000 Birds

We have a small water feature off our back porch. It’s probably about 300 square feet in size, holding maybe 2000 gallons of water. In addition to nest boxes around the property and bird feeders in the yard, the water feature is our most efficient wildlife magnet.

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The Mantra that Brings me Back from the Brink, Every single Time.

Elephant Journal

Day in and day out, there are responsibilities we have as parents, as partners, as friends, and family members, as well-adjusted members of society.

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Goanna Creek Rest Area

10,000 Birds

Driving along the Carpentaria Highway from the Amungee Rest Area where we had stopped for lunch and enjoyed the company of well over one hundred Apostlebirds we reached the Goanna Creek Rest Area.

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Trinity Brewing: Le Capitaine Golden Saison Regal

10,000 Birds

Here in New York, fall doesn’t begin until this afternoon at 4:02 PM, so I got in what will probably be this year’s first and last review of a saison – a classic and refreshing Belgian beer style generally favored for summer drinking – just under the wire.

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Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of September 2017?

10,000 Birds

Whether you’re celebrating a new year or just a particularly birdy period of an ongoing one, you will hopefully find this weekend to be a very special one. Keep your eyes and minds open.

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Birding the Sittee River

10,000 Birds

While in Belize back in August one of the outings we signed up for was a boat ride along the Sittee River, a mangrove-lined and placid river that flows into the Caribbean just south of Hopkins.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of September 2017)

10,000 Birds

Certain seasons demand as much birding time as a person can spare, and sometimes even more than that. But be sure to set aside a minute or two during even the height of migration to share news of your sightings. Birding is one of those activities much improved by the stories told by its enthusiasts.

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Vape Your Vitamin B12. Crazy Genius or Crazy Stupid? {Partner}

Elephant Journal

Vape your vitamin B12. A better way to B. Conscious Consumerism Featured Events Health & Wellness Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) vegan vitamin b12 vitamin vape

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Elephant will vanish unless You do This. (no hype, sadly)

Elephant Journal

>>>———> If you’d like to help save Elephant: elephantjournal.com/best (free) It’s our only way of offering our articles to you.

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Inequality is the Real Source of our Divisions.

Elephant Journal

However we choose to articulate what it is we find so discomforting with inequality, we need to get better at explaining it and to stop acting as if everyone. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

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This Definition of God can Break Open even the Most Closed Heart.

Elephant Journal

When I was younger, I could never understand why people could have something terrible happen to them, and in that moment, “find God.” It seemed to me. Blog Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Love Non New-Agey Spirituality closed hearts definition of God finding grace god human connection Into my Arms meditation Nick Cave prayer religion spirituality we're all in this together

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Acupuncture: the Real Fountain of Youth.

Elephant Journal

Regular acupuncture treatment can make you feel more energetic and reduce the outward signs of aging. Here are seven ways acupuncture. Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today acupuncture anxiety better sex engery jing looking younger pain Qi reducing pain stress younger skin

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The Garden of Eden was Vegan. So Why do Christians Believe God wanted us to Eat Animals?

Elephant Journal

Whoa, I never knew the Bible said some of this stuff. Animal Rights Food Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality bible and meat bible on meat christians eating meat does the bible condone eating meat vegan vegan christian vegetarian vegetarian christian

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How to Avoid being a Walking Tragedy.

Elephant Journal

This simple practice is an acknowledgment of our deeper nature, and an acceptance of the incessant flux and change of the everything in existence. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Love Meditation grief humble meditation philosophy rock bottom sadness self-awareness tragedy visualization

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The Spiritual Truth No One wants to Accept.

Elephant Journal

'The other affirmations, faultless Wayne, good job. I'm with you, mate. But this one.I'm m not buying.". Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality ability to respond affirmation destiny dr wayne dyer eckhart tolle fate guided meditation meditation responsibility Tony Robbins Wayne Dyer

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3 Simple Ways to Actively Practice Peace in our Lives.

Elephant Journal

More than ever, our ability to connect with others is in jeopardy. We live in a world full of hate and meaningless distractions. It is our job, my job, to be a vehicle for peace in a unique way. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality connection elephant journal academy eye contact intentional peace listening nature practice peace

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To the Codependent who Questions if They’re a Narcissist.

Elephant Journal

Recently, I have been asked the question, "Can we be both narcissistic and codependent?". Enlightened Society Love awareness being codependent change codependents and narcissists compassion dating a narcissist family fear healing life love mindfulness narcissist relationships self love unhealthy relationship

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When we’re Forced to Let go of a Soulmate.

Elephant Journal

Let this experience break you open and rock you to your core. Arts Enlightened Society Love broken-hearted evolution humanity self love self-care soulmate

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When I started Dating with Purpose, I found my Man: 20 Qualities to Look For in a Partner.

Elephant Journal

I think #11 might be the most important on the list. Enlightened Society Love codependent dating with purpose good relationship healthy dating healthy relationship love addict mindful dating qualities of a life partner

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Check these Traits to See if You are an INFJ (Introvert).

Elephant Journal

If you’ve ever thought you might be perceived as slightly strange, or that you don’t quite fit in, or maybe if other people tend to. Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Love Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Alex Myles compassionate empath infj introvert mbti meyers briggs personality types

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Why Highly Sensitive Souls become Fatigued around Certain People.

Elephant Journal

The reason empaths experience other people’s emotional, mental, and physical anguish is ultimately so that they are prompted to take action. Feeling other people’s pain and torment compels us to alleviate it—not just for the other person, but also for ourselves, so we no longer feel it.

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Achieving our Deepest Penetration: No Toys, Tricks, or Acrobatics Required.

Elephant Journal

Spirituality woven into sex is the deepest layer of what we may explore in our sensual and sexual encounters. Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Sexy intimacy penetration relationships sacred sex sexual penetration sexuality soul spiritual sex spirituality

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September’s New Moon in Virgo: Dressing the Wound.

Elephant Journal

Let the opening of the wound inform the seeds you plant during this new moon. Arts Astrology communication creativity moon new moon old wounds relationships september virgo

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Don’t Ignore the Warning Bells: Life Lessons from Chronic Illness. 

Elephant Journal

There’s no denying it, chronic illness downright sucks. But the process of healing from my illness has been. Apprentice Thesis Blog Elephant Academy Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality chronic illness disease emotional support lyme disease meditation path to healing plant-based diet self love support groups toxins

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Cats are Empaths: The Power of the Purr.

Elephant Journal

We could conclude that the well-known term “crazy cat lady/man,” commonly used to describe those who have numerous cats, must be a myth, as cat lovers a. Family Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Family Popular Lately Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today animals Cats companionship healing health benefits of pets kittens pets purring

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