Sat.Nov 16, 2019 - Fri.Nov 22, 2019

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of November 2019)

10,000 Birds

The rush of migration seems to have ended just about everywhere in the world. Are these, I ask gesturing figuratively around me, all the winter visitors or resident breeders we’ll be observing for the next few months?

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Turkeys

Nature Conservancy - Science

A veritable feast of turkey content from our archives. Birds & Birding Birds Wildlife

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Risks of designer babies real, new computer sims reveal

Green Prophet

Select for a gene linked to a higher IQ and you might also be selecting for negative traits too, like anorexia.

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The Definitive Guide to Kids Bike Sizes + Bike Size Chart

Icebike

Looking for the most accurate kids bike size chart available on the Internet (used by bike mechanics around the world?). Then look no further, because this is the ultimate guide for you that wants to buy a (perfect) bike for your kid. Table of Contents.

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Landfill by Tim Dee: Review

10,000 Birds

I have visited my local landfill for the last seven years, usually several times per winter, only to recently stumble upon a book called the Landfill! While I have written several blogs on the topic (e.g., here and here ), Tim Dee devoted an entire book to it and I just had to read it.

Floodplains: Protecting & Restoring an Overlooked Ecosystem

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new tool helps protect the many values of floodplains for people and nature. Ideas TNC Science Water

New vegan milk made from hummus (or chickpeas)

Green Prophet

Chickpeas to feed the world! A new protein is developed that offers an alternative to soy and highly allergenic nut milks. Hummous milk anyone?

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Huizaches, Granjenos, and Nopales

10,000 Birds

Over the past few months, I have attempted to introduce our readers to some of my favorite birding sites around my city of Morelia, Mexico. Along the way, I hope to give you an idea of what birding in Mexico is like.

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Bar-shouldered Doves in Broome

10,000 Birds

I am not sure how it happened, but I have written 480 posts and somehow not even shared photos of Bar-shouldered Doves. This bird species is usually the first in our garden each morning and the last to leave at the end of the day!

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Battle Creek Cellars: Unconditional Pinot Noir (2017)

10,000 Birds

Next Thursday is the American Thanksgiving holiday – which means it’s time to trot out that old legend concerning Benjamin Franklin’s opinions on two iconic American birds: The Wild Turkey ( Meleagris gallopavo ) and the Bald Eagle ( Haliaeetus leucocephalus ).

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Mike And Corey Are Going To Uganda!

10,000 Birds

This coming Thursday both Mike and I will be jetting our way to a continent neither of us have ever visited. Yes, we’ll be heading to Africa, more specifically the “Pearl of Africa,” Uganda. We’ll be attending the 3rd African Birding Expo and the pre-Expo familiarity tour.

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A couple of California firsts.

10,000 Birds

My sightings of Greater Roadrunners have often proved to be eccentric and unpredictable.

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Sorry Greta, World to produce 120% more fossil fuels by 2030 – drastically at odds with warming limit

Green Prophet

Oil-powered Shoaiba Desalination plant looks like Gotham City. Desalination used in dry countries like Saudi Arabia is a major cause of greenhouse gases. . It’s kind of like the Shaggy song, even when he’s caught red handed: it wasn’t me.

How Can Employers Attract More Millennials?

Green Prophet

Millenials want jobs with meaning. Can you get them outdoors or promise that their work will contribute to a brighter future? If yes, you can find a way to attract their skills and loyalty. The generational gap has never seemed as wide as it has become today.

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A Grad Student’s Guide to Life on A Budget

Green Prophet

Urban Farm School teaches you how to grow food in your city. Maybe you have landed your most treasured dream assignment at school, but you still have to deal with the less pleasant realities of life… When you are going to grad school , you need to save as much money as possible.

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Eco products for disinfecting dental surgery instruments and clinical surfaces

Green Prophet

Everyone has teeth. If you don’t take care of them they can be your biggest health problem. Tips for dentists on making sure germs they are exposed to as well as patients are kept under control. Some are good but at the dentist most germs are bad.

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New UN tool can track illegal fishing

Green Prophet

An aerial view of the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise and Tunisian tug during a non-violent action to release highly-endangered bluefin tuna from a cage towed by a Tunisian tugboat to a tuna farm where the fish were to be fattened and sold to the market.

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Product tracing will drive pollution out of business

Green Prophet

We hate this picture. From the West Bank in Israel all the way to China, children are picking through e-waste for pennies or dollars a day. There is no way to trace the polluters, maybe, until now. Almost every business has promised to reduce its carbon footprint at some point in its existence.

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Norway: 2019 the highest Amazon deforestation rates in over ten years

Green Prophet

We heard the news, now here are some facts to bring to the dinner table this weekend. The take home message is don’t buy wood from Brazil. Nine thousand seven hundred (9,700) square kilometers of rainforest were lost in Brazil in 2019.

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6 Sustainable Bedroom Hacks for Better Sleep 

Green Prophet

Getting a good night’s sleep comes about from a variety of sustainable and healthy practices. Establishing a regular sleep schedule and bedtime routine can have a significant effect on your sleep health. But did you know that your bedroom can also help you find a better night’s sleep?

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