Sat.May 16, 2020 - Fri.May 22, 2020

Warblers that Warble

10,000 Birds

I have commented before in my posts that most of our Warblers here in central Mexico never actually warble. This tendency is so marked that the Spanish name for Wood Warblers, Chipe, comes not from their mating songs, but from their typical feeding calls: cheep… cheep… cheep.

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ARS long-reach pruner ? Product review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ARS-160-0.6 long-reach pruner is a cut and hold snipper, ideally suited for pruning of roses, for instance, but also for other tasks, including harvesting certain crops.

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RFF | Request for Proposals: Retrospective Studies of Regulatory Performance

Environmental Economics

I'm posting this RFP at the request of Dick Morgenstern and Art Fraas. This is a great project. coincidentally, I recently purchased Economic Analysis a the EPA , ed. by Morgenstern and have read the intro, conclusions, and all the parts about estimating benefits.

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What is the Best Type of Farm for Birding?

Nature Conservancy - Science

When it comes to agricultural lands, new research shows some are better for birds than others. From the Field Agriculture Birds Ecosystem Services TNC Science Wildlife

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Emerging birding destinations: Serbia

10,000 Birds

The coronavirus has locked us all in, literally, doing something that was totally unthinkable only a few months ago: it has prevented us from birding abroad! And now we are all dreaming about new destinations to explore, once airports are working again and borders re-open.

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CBD, the echinacea of 2020

Green Prophet

What we are experiencing as a human race is unprecedented. The COVID-19 crisis gives us lots of different challenges in how we face stress and anxieties. But before that, some might argue that their lives were more stressful being part of the daily grind.

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Las Vegas. Sin City. Disneyland for Adults

Eco Friendly Daily

There are a lot of misconceptions about Las Vegas that you might hear before you go; the main one being it is only good if you like to gamble.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of May 2020)

10,000 Birds

May delivers one of those amazing times of the year when we’re too busy looking at birds to sit around talking about them.

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May 20 is World Bee Day

Green Prophet

The International Day to respect the bees. Mostly we ignore the international world days. But a day for the bees? Yes, time to celebrate. Time to bring out the Ethiopian honey beer. Or brew some honey ale like they do in the White House. Time to check if that honey in your cupboard is real or fake.

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Inner Climate Change

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] How do we navigate the intensity of emotions and reactions stirred up by climate change, or COVID-19 for that matter? How do we come to a place of peace, compassion, forgiveness and life-affirming action?

2020 52

Using Science & Culture to Assess Billabong Health

Nature Conservancy - Science

In northern Australia, scientists and young indigenous rangers are working together to gain a better understanding of billabong health. From the Field Asia Pacific Conservation Science Disease & Parasites Health & Nature Indigenous Peoples Wildlife

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Grateful for My Yard Birds

10,000 Birds

It had been a long day. My four-month-old – having received his vaccinations the day before – promptly developed a temperature. Normally we wouldn’t have worried, but these days any sign of a fever is extra stressful.

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Israeli Doctor Announces First COVID-19 Vaccine to Enter Phase 2 Testing

Green Prophet

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna Therapeutics has received fast-track approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273. The company’s chief medical officer, Tal Zaks, M.D.,

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Stories for a Regenerative Culture

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] “Relation is the essence of everything that exists.” — Master Eckhart When we look closer, we discover that Life is an explosion of relation, everywhere around and inside of us.

2020 52

Top 3 Alternatives to Mined Diamonds

Eco Chic

Not every great piece of jewelry starts with a mined diamond stone. In fact, not. everyone favors the look of mined diamonds. That said, there are tons of different. options out there that will cater to the needs of anyone looking for a distinct piece of. jewelry offset with a gorgeous stone.

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Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos return to Broome

10,000 Birds

Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos have become a regular sight around Broome in recent weeks. They are usually heard before they are seen and call raucously as they slowly move across the sky. The wing beat of the Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo always appears very slow for such a large bird.

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How to Activate Fat Burning Hormones in our body

Green Prophet

Use science for your nature to lost weight. . Many people experience what is known as the “middle-age spread” as they hit their 40s. There is a reason for that. As people age, certain functions like metabolism decreases and that leads to excessive weight gain.

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“It’s a good life”: Donald Kroodsma’s Birdsong

10,000 Birds

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Woodland for sale

10,000 Birds

As of next month I am assuming that the airline industry will have no further use for my services and a bleak outlook looms. On the other side of the coin, I will have a lot of time on my hands and 8.5 acres of ancient woodland.

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Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of May 2020?

10,000 Birds

Every week during the COVID crisis has felt like at least a month, but now that we’re deep into May, nobody is complaining. We should all savor this moment, one of the best birding periods of the year, bar none.

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Sloop Brewing: Juice Bomb Northeastern IPA

10,000 Birds

As the peak of spring migration in the northern hemisphere, May is always an exciting but exhausting month for birders in North America.

2020 159

Calculate your cities? solar power potential

Green Prophet

Viganella is a village in Italy where the sun never shines. So locals installed a giant mirror to project the sun’s rays back onto them. Image via The Atlantic.

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6000 years before Stonehenge, there was Göbekli Tepe. New hidden patterns found

Green Prophet

Believed to be the oldest known temple, and where modern agriculture first began. The sprawling 11,500-year-old stone Göbekli Tepe complex in southeastern Anatolia, Turkey. . Researchers at Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority have now used architectural analysis to find hidden patterns found buried below the surface at Göbekli Tepe in Turkey.

2020 67

5 eco-renovations for your home on a budget

Green Prophet

The hunt for the ultimate (and eco) bed is on! One good thing about the coronacrisis is that we finally get to spend a lot of time at home.

2020 52

Protecting birds from powerlines in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Many species of birds are threatened by chemicals, alterations in their environment, aircraft, and electrocution. Larger birds, in particular, are more prone to suffering electrocution because their body size and wingspan exceed the phase-to-ground or phase-to-phase distance.

2020 52

We’re all electric as lightning

Green Prophet

5G voodoo? A new study finds that the electrical activity in the cells of living creatures mirrors the electrical fields in nature. Seems we all like lightning, and evolved with the sun. . Most electrical activity in animals and insects occurs at very low frequencies you can barely notice them.

2020 52

Robert Davis of RD Heritage Group Discusses our New Norm Once COVID-19 Comes to an End

Green Prophet

Who knows what the new normal might be? It has been just two months since COVID-19 was designated a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), compelling the majority of the world’s nations to close their borders and institute lockdown measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

2020 52

Coronavirus refugees look for safe havens at overseas colleges

Green Prophet

COVID is creating student refugees looking for the safest bet for studying at college next year. Compared to statistics around the world. Israel fared pretty well in managing the coronavirus outbreak.

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