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Planning and executing birding plans in the times of corona-virus

10,000 Birds

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” Like many of you, I had plans for this year’s spring migration: to bird the very best tour of the Balkans, heading for northeastern Greece.

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If you think the Middle East is dramatic now, 2000 years ago it was a telenovela

Green Prophet

The relations between the Herodian Kingdom and the Nabatean Kingdom were very complex and involved political, economic and marriage ties. Through the institution of marriage with local dynasties, Herodians consolidated power in the southern Levant and later became Rome’s client state.

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All for WON and WON for All!

The Green Samaritan

All for WON and WON for all! How about a win for us all? As we face re-opening phases, a good friend of mine along with her 16 year old daughter and 20 year old son came up with the idea and this. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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The Coolest Kingfishers from Six Continents

Nature Conservancy - Science

With more than 100 kingfisher species, here are 12 of the coolest. Birds & Birding From the Field Birds Traveling Naturalist Weird Nature Wildlife

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Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Second Edition: A Field Guide Review

10,000 Birds

The April arrival of the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Second Edition was a supremely happy moment in a very difficult, sad month.

2020 218

Jerusalem cyclists protest lake of bike lanes

Green Prophet

They are not trying to change the holy order of things. Surely not in the Old City but Jerusalem cyclists want a few dedicated lanes to make cycling in any situation, plague or the good times, easier around Jerusalem. Jerusalem. Not a dream city for cycling.

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Recession and Marketing – A Helpful Guide

Eco Friendly Daily

When it comes to dealing with a recession, the first instinct of many business owners is to cut back on their advertising and marketing. In some situations, it may make sense to cut back on advertising based on ROI numbers.

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Best Birds of the Back Yard

10,000 Birds

As is the case with many birders all over the world, I have been living under total lockdown for the past three weeks. As a result, all of the birding I have done has been in my back yard, or from my roof.

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Pregnant as a global nomad

Green Prophet

Not having a stable home or the advice of other cultures are a couple of the challenges, and maybe advantages. My life, for the past few years, has been anything but common. So when I found out of was expecting a baby – roughly 32 weeks ago – I knew my pregnancy wouldn’t go by the book either.

2020 79

Great Tips For Selling Your Home

Eco Friendly Daily

Spring and summer are typically the best times of the year to sell your home. This year’s spring market started out strong in February.

2020 52

Seeds of Change: Ensuring the Future for Healthy Prairies

Nature Conservancy - Science

For a healthy and resilient prairie, diverse seed sources are key. From the Field Climate Insects & Pollinators Plants TNC Science

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of May 2020)

10,000 Birds

Many people consider May to be one of the year’s better months, but birders seem more attached. The birding is just that good, or at least can be. Did your month get off to an auspicious start? I was quite pleased to pull my first New York state warblers for the year from the early bird menu.

2020 181

Planet of the Humans: there is also earth-friendly, local mining

Green Prophet

Planet of the Humans, Michael Moore, director. Michael Moore’s explosive documentary, Planet of the Humans, full documentary can be seen below, shows how the renewable energy business can never be sustainable.

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Crowded beaches

10,000 Birds

Last week I told you about the resident shorebirds that are very good at social distancing. This week I will introduce you to the shorebirds that choose not to distance themselves from each other on our local beaches.

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of May 2020?

10,000 Birds

While some parts of the world set the second weekend of May apart for celebration of mothers, you’re going to have to restrict adoration of your favorite maternal units to Sunday. Saturday is Global Big Day , which has to be all about the birds.

2020 165

Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery: Something Thankful Juicy India Pale Ale

10,000 Birds

We’re nothing if not unfailingly predictable here at Birds and Booze. So, it’s always late November when we trot out the turkey-themed drinks to coincide with the American Thanksgiving holiday.

2020 165

Collaborative list – April 2020

10,000 Birds

As the rest of the world hides behind the curtains, our beats have thrown theirs open to record the avian life that passes outside their windows. Other sightings have been included from legitimate outings for work and exercise (at all times maintaining a respectable distance).

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Latest Advancements in Green Seed Tech

Green Prophet

When the average consumer thinks of seed tech, his or her thoughts usually wander immediately to GMO crops. Thankfully, today’s innovators are coming up with more than just ways to genetically enhance crop plants to increase pesticide tolerances.

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How has Oil Performed During the COVID-19 Crisis?

Green Prophet

Khaled al Otaiby, an official of the Saudi oil company Aramco watches progress at a rig at the al-Howta oil field near Howta, Saudi Arabia, on Feb. 26, 1997. Energy is the big strand in a web of U.S.-Saudi

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Beat COVID-19 boredom with a few free clicks!

Green Prophet

It’s now months into your hometown’s COVID-19 paralysis and you’ve exhausted ways to keep positive and productive.

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Time to pull the plug? Sniff test predicts life after coma

Green Prophet

Should you pull the plug or keep ralliyng for hope? The sniff response can predict who will regain consciousness, and will say with about 90% accuracy who will survive for at least three years. .

2020 59

New solar energy plant in the desert? Don’t disturb the soil

Green Prophet

Solar power plants in the desert make use of wasted land, right? Think again. The desert soil has a complex network of pores in its unique soil. This takes hundreds, maybe thousands of years to create.

2020 58

A Bright Future for Impossible Foods and OSI Group

Green Prophet

Meatless burger startup Impossible Foods and major food processor OSI Group are poised to continue on their path toward financial success even in the face of a massive downturn in the global economy.

2020 56

Pick a Middle East vice –  Naswar, hookah, or ghat? 

Green Prophet

Addictive shisha pipe smoking. The Middle East is synonymous with good food and over-zealous smokers. The poorer the town or village and the more you will see chain smoking in younger populations. You see it in the teeth. We know smoking is a vice that is not good to start. .

2020 54

Ron Bauer Discusses Why Safely Developing a Vaccine is a Lengthy Process

Green Prophet

There is an unprecedented global effort being undertaken to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, which has forced billions of people around the world into partial or full lockdowns to slow the virus’ spread. . Developing a Vaccine for COVID-19.

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