Sat.Aug 31, 2019 - Fri.Sep 06, 2019

Take the "What Are Things REALLY Worth?" survey!

Environmental Economics

I did and I'm only mildly traumatized (how in the world did this get past the IRB???): Stanford, CA —  How valuable are the things that money cannot buy? Dr. Tim Kane, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, is running a week-long research survey to find out.

2019 158

A huge gathering of Galahs

10,000 Birds

On Monday we went from Broome to Derby. We left home just before 8am when we hoped most of the wallabies had moved away from the highway.

2019 219

This Upland Sandpiper Was Banded 13 Years Ago. And It’s Still Alive.

Nature Conservancy - Science

An upland sandpiper in Kansas sets the new age record for the species. Birds & Birding From the Field Birds Migrations Protected Areas TNC Science

2019 109

5 Ways To Use Air-Conditioner Water

Green Prophet

If you run an air conditioner, you have a source of water. Considered grey water, the condensation dripping from the a/c drain hose is free of chlorine, fluoride, salt and chemicals found in tap or pool water. This condensate is a hidden boon that has many household uses.

2019 79

AERE Sessions at the 2019 SEA meetings @AereOrg

Environmental Economics

There are 70 papers in 14 regular sessions, 17 papers in 4 graduate student sessions and the (first ever) AERE keynote session. The keynote speaker is AERE immediate past president Laura Taylor.

2019 130

Birds Expected and Unexpected at Calle Jocote, Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

In January, we moved to a new place at a slightly lower elevation yet still located in the Central Valley rather near the main airport. As with any home inhabited by birders, we have kept track of all species heard or seen, night and day.

Camera Trap Chronicles: The Pennsylvania Wilds

Nature Conservancy - Science

Trail cameras set in north-central Pennsylvania capture images of wood rats, fishers, bears and more. Latest Science Camera Traps Deer TNC Science Wildlife

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All pubs are good pubs

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: I am [name] from [name] Publishing. Would you be interested in publishing your work "Corrigendum: A revealed preference approach to valuing non-market recreational fishing losses from the Deepwater Horizon spill" as a paperback edition?

2019 130

Oceanic Birds of The World: A Photo Guide–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Are seabirds the last frontier of bird identification? Steve N. Howell and Kirk Zufelt certainly think so. They say so right here in the Preface of Oceanic Birds of The World: A Photo Guide —seabirds are “some of the most challenging of all birds to identify.”

2019 212

Pros and Cons of Organic Farming

Greentumble

Even though organic farming has been around since the Neolithic period, when our ancestors turned from hunters and gatherers to farmers, there is no doubt that it is experiencing a bit of a comeback in recent years.

In Jerusalem, A Modern Catacomb Comes Near Completion

Green Prophet

Israel is running out of cemetery space. The problem becomes more urgent in crowded city spaces like Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

2019 74

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Fashion Ethics?

Eco Chic

Photo by Eneida Nieves from Pexels. Second-hand. Flipped. And perhaps my favorite, Pre-Loved. Whatever you call them, the market for clothes that make their way into the resale ecosystem is booming.

My many hummingbirds

10,000 Birds

I was born in Minnesota. Had my life taken a different turn, and had I remained in that state, I would be intimately acquainted with exactly one hummingbird: the Ruby-throated Hummingbird.

2019 204

How to Use Spiral Dynamics for Psychological and Leadership Development

The Green Changemakers

by Scott Jeffrey Why do you humans have so much conflict with one another? How can two intelligent beings be unable to see eye to eye? What’s at the root of so much of our internal conflict and our frequent inflexibility to adopt different perspectives?

2019 52

Do good by selling the old cell phone

Green Prophet

You can hand down your phone to a person or company that can use it or recycle it. Here’s how. If you are like me you have at least 5 old cell phones rattling around in the drawer. I was waiting for peak junk to happen but so far… it never did.

2019 70

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Ethics?

Eco Chic

Second-hand. Flipped. And perhaps my favorite, Pre-Loved. Whatever you call them, the market for clothes that make their way into the resale ecosystem is booming.

2019 41

Fairy Pitta at Nanhui, Shanghai

10,000 Birds

September and October are probably the best two months in Shanghai – it is warm but not unbearably hot, and it does not rain much. And of course, it is the autumn migration season, which I like more than the spring one. The birds seem to be more relaxed, and there are more of them as well.

2019 196

Evolutionary Coaching and The Barret Models

The Green Changemakers

A masterclass in evolutionary coaching handout from Richard Barrett [link] THE BARRETT MODEL™ The Barrett Seven Levels Model is the breakthrough work of Richard Barrett.

2019 52

How CBD Can Enhance Your Fitness Regimen

Green Prophet

Constant reliance on over-the-counter pain relievers comes with a price. People that are embracing a healthy lifestyle often want supplements with little or no side effects. CBD is no longer on the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) prohibited list since last year.

2019 65

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of August 2019)

10,000 Birds

While most of my fellow Americans are laboring through a long weekend, most of the world has already bid adieu to the last of August.

2019 196

Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of September 2019?

10,000 Birds

Early September, like just about every other time of year, means different things to different people. In New York, schools open after Labor Day. The agony and ecstasy of back-to-school season overlaps shorebird season, which itself overlaps fall passerine migration.

2019 163

Raimat Saira Albariño (2017)

10,000 Birds

If it hasn’t begun already, the grape harvest should be getting underway in Spain this month.

2017 153

Unity-Oneness

The Green Changemakers

Source: Soul Art Medicine Unity-Oneness July 18, 2014 soulartmedicine The Circle has healing power. In the Circle, we are all equal. When in the Circle, no one is in front of you. No one is behind you. No one is above you. No one is below you. The Sacred Circle is designed to create unity.

2019 52

Vertical Literacy: Reimagining the 21st-Century University

The Green Changemakers

By Otto Scharmer The Fridays For Future (FFF) climate strike by high school students may well be one of the most important, yet hardly covered stories by the US media today. During the week of March 15th alone, 1.6 million strikers were counted across 125 countries.

2019 52

Dare you lead from the emerging future? Otto Scharmer on change.

The Green Changemakers

By MARCELLA BREMER “We are collectively creating results nobody wants”, says Otto Scharmer (famous for Theory U). That’s why leadership should help people to see the whole system. It is time to change our organizations and institutions, and bust three leadership myths.

2019 52

Theory U - Leading From the Emerging Future

The Green Changemakers

Leading Change in Times of Disruption: Learn how to lead change in social systems by exploring two root questions of creativity: Who is my Self? What is my Work?