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They’ve Got an Awful Lot of Birds in Brazil.

10,000 Birds

Way down among the Brazillians, Coffee beans grow by the billions, So they’ve got to find those extra cups to fill, They’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil.… The Coffee Song lyrics ran like an earworm through my head as I prepared for my September trip to Brazil.

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How not to do statistics lesson of the day (courtesy of @DonaldJTrumpJr)

Environmental Economics

Test question*: Consider a class of 10 people taking a statistics test.    The scores of those 10 people are: 50%, 52%, 55%, 55%, 60%, 65%, 75%, 75%, 95%, 100%. A) What is the average test score? B) What is the median test score? C) How many people scored below the average?

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Zero Waste – is it possible?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Zero Waste is a concept that is very much like the idea of sustainable consumption in that it is not feasible regardless of what some people preach.

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Eyes and Ears: Indigenous Guardians steward Canada’s lands and waters

Conservancy Talk

It was the mid 2000s when the Gitanyow, whose Lax’yip (traditional territory) is situated north of Kitwanga, British Columbia, started to notice fewer moose on their territory. Hunters were coming home empty handed. The community was missing out on an important source of food and cultural sustenance.

Bird Migration and Conservation Meet at Selva Bananito, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

In Costa Rica, October is our May. Birds begin to filter down through this southern part of Central America by August but the biggest avian movement happens during the third and final weeks of October.

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Burial Beer Co.: Blade & Sheath

10,000 Birds

I reviewed a beer for Hallowe’en last week, but with All Saints’ Day falling on Wednesday and All Souls’ Day ending only a few hours ago, I thought I’d continue the gloomy and morbid mood in today’s review with Blade & Sheath by Burial Beer Co. of Asheville, North Carolina.

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Just another day around here

Environmental Economics

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Hurricane Sandy and the Flooding that Wasn’t

Nature Conservancy - Science

This is one of the most important stopover sites for migratory birds in the world, but no one in the group in front of me has binoculars or a scope. That's because they're here for the weirs, not the warblers.

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How to Get Out of your Own F*cking Way.

Elephant Journal

We are always trying to control and make sense of things, organize the world according to our own inner voice, and oftentimes, all we really need to do in order to feel better about our lives and be more effective individuals is to simply let go of this need to take command over everything.

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Donald Trump And His Cabinet Are Destroying Our Environment

10,000 Birds

It began on Friday, February 17, 2017. Scott Pruitt was confirmed as the head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. In his prior role as Oklahoma’s attorney general, Pruitt frequently sued the EPA over its regulations, notably leading a 27-state lawsuit against the Clean Power Plan.

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The “violence” of non-violence: Getting it horribly wrong on “ahimsa milk”

Eccorazzi

Sivarama Swami, a guru in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON, popularly known as the Hare Krishna movement) made a video entitled, Can Vegans Consume Milk? promoting so-called “ahimsa milk” as being suitable for vegans to consume. The video went viral.

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Reefs Like Zombies?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Coral reefs, parrotfish, climate change, Michigan tourists, and, well, zombies -- the kind of surreal conversation that could probably only happen in a place like Key West. Climate Change From the Field Wildlife Coral Reefs Marine Resilience

Facebook Giant Shares Eye-Opening Documentary to 33 Million People.

Elephant Journal

British internet sensation Unilad has teamed with Kate Louise Powell, a 21-year-old vegan artist and activist, along with many other experts and activists to create a series of short films to raise awareness about the reality of the meat industry and it’s impact on the environment.

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Karumba, Queensland

10,000 Birds

Karumba is a small town on the Gulf of Carpentaria in Queensland with a population of about 500 people, but during the cooler months it is a popular fishing destination and can become very busy.

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There is no going “a little bit vegan,” even if Yale adds more vegan options

Eccorazzi

As an advocate of veganism, I am often reminded that some people require the patient ear of an educator when they voice their questions of or challenges to the need for non-violence.

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How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

Greentumble

Throughout the years, solar panel manufacturers. have become innovative at improving solar panel efficiency and durability. Solar panels need to be able to resist extreme weather such as harsh wind and heavy rainfall.

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Is Marriage even Necessary Anymore?

Elephant Journal

Is it causing people more harm than good? Love conscious love conscious relationship conscious romantic relationship divorce rate how to build a conscious relationship institution of marriage marriage monogamy what is a conscious relationship

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Vermillion Flycatchers

10,000 Birds

This one of the greatest times ever to be here on the southern Baja. The weather is cooling off, the water is still nice and warm, and the migratory birds are literally flocking into the area. The eBird.com rare species lists that pop up in my e-mail are inspiring a major twitch, to say the least.

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An Unusual Partnership for People and Nature

Nature Conservancy - Science

A team of ecologists, engineers and insurance experts find common ground in coastal wetlands. Ideas Economics Ecosystem Services Nature-based Solutions SNAPP

5 Top-rated Solar Powered Generators

Greentumble

We’ve all found ourselves in a situation in which. a reliable solar powered generator would be very helpful.

3 Spiritual Reminders to Start Today off Right.

Elephant Journal

And while living each experience to its fullest is essential, what's even more important is extracting the significant lessons from these moments that can create change in our. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality acceptance attachments fear of the unknown forgiveness have faith letting go morning meditation spiritual lessons stop judging the present moment

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of October 2017)

10,000 Birds

If you’re feeling some measure of terror right now, you may not be thinking of the season’s cavalcade of horrors. No, what scares me is the idea that migration will be ending soon… Nonetheless, this time of year introduces a suite of seasonal birds.

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How to Live Greener Every Single Day

Green Living Ideas

It can be a simple decision, to live greener but it’s not always so simple to do. At least not at first. Living greener often has a snowball effect, where the first act of green living will evolve into the next as we learn more and more about the environment and our effect on it. […].

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6 Things my Baby Brother’s Death Taught Me about Life.

Elephant Journal

"Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.". Enlightened Society Family coping with loss death death and dying grief loss of a brother loss of a sibling

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To the Lionesses: Remember that you are Wild, Strong & Free.

Elephant Journal

This lioness was tall, and strong, and proud. She looked me straight in my eyes with a clear message. From her message, I was inspired to write this poem, and what she said to me echoes inside of me everyday. Arts Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Z Arts & Culture Today Only.

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75 Notes to Self.

Elephant Journal

Sometimes I wonder what I might say to my former, less secure, younger self if I had the chance. Would I warn myself about one-sided relationships? Would I advocate for self-love and more confidence? Would I talk about how much I wish I'd focused on learning rather than achievement? Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood affirmations forgiveness getting ahead mantras Moving On spiritual awareness

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How Yoga Ruins our Lives.

Elephant Journal

“Yoga can ruin your life. Yoga can also ruin your career because you feel so nice when you do it that you’ll be less aggressive and you tend to like people more.”. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Yoga Top 10 Weekly Blogs awakening Inspiring (Wow) life-changing quote richard freeman right livelihood

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“No” Is a Complete Sentence.

Elephant Journal

I’m not sure how whether or not I’m on my period has anything to do with me saying “no” but you get the point. Adult Blog Enlightened Society Funny Health & Wellness Love consent no is a complete sentence people pleasers saying no setting boundaries sexual advances

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Zen Story: a Buddhist way to Let Go of your Past.

Elephant Journal

This story is a depiction of our lives—we all go through painful or regretful situations. The two monks represent the two choices that we have when dealing with the past: we either choose to let go, or we choose to hold on. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality awareness buddhism buddhist monks Buddhist philosophy change happiness Health & Wellness impermanence let go letting go life mindfulness present moment story the past Zen zen mind Zen Story

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What I mean when I say I “Teach Yoga.”

Elephant Journal

Yoga is not as glamorous as they make it seem on Instagram. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. I’ve never sweat as much or cried as much as I have on my yoga mat except for maybe. Blog Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga balance connection emotional baggage how to handle stress loneliness non attachment sun salutation YOGA IS yoga teacher

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A Spark of Light: 6 Way Animals can Save us from Depression.

Elephant Journal

The only thing that allowed me to slowly and gradually return to a mostly healthy life was a cat I adopted almost accidentally, on a whim, in one of. Animal Rights Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today alligators Cats depression dogs health benefits of having a pet Mental Illness pets

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10 Tim Burton Quotes to Inspire your Wild & Wacky inner Artist.

Elephant Journal

Tim Burton is one of my favorite filmmakers. I grew up watching his movies, and I've always loved how visually stunning and unique they are. Beetlejuice" made me laugh, and "Edward Scissorhands" tugged on my heartstrings. I love how Burton can weave humor and lightheartedness together, alongside elements of the dark and macabre. Arts Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Z Arts & Culture Today Only

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9 Responses that Work Better than F*ck You.

Elephant Journal

I decided that it's time to get a little creative when we disagree with others. Perhaps what we mean is f*ck you, but we can find other ways of projecting our disapproval that's not quite as vitriolic. Enlightened Society Family Non New-Agey Spirituality another way communication skills cursing disagreement soft response swearing

These Cartoons Totally Nail Postpartum Depression.

Elephant Journal

Within a few days of my first child’s birth, postpartum depression and anxiety rolled in like a choking fog. I was brimming with unmet needs: the need to sleep, the need to silence the jagged thoughts that ran like a ticker tape through my head, the need to not nurse every 20 minutes, the need to believe that going up on my antidepressants wasn’t going to damage my baby, the need for someone to tell me I wasn’t an instant failure at motherhood.

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