Sat.Jun 29, 2019 - Fri.Jul 05, 2019

Birds of Ecuador by Juan Freile & Robin Restall

10,000 Birds

Helm Field Guides, Paperback – May 2018. As we birders like to see ourselves, we aren’t tourists but travellers, even explorers. And hence we do not carry tourist guides with us. Our tourist attractions have feathers and unlike crumbling temples or colonial buildings, do not stay in one place.

The pencil; a most reliable writing tool

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The question as to how “green” it is as far as manufacture and such is concerned is one thing but as far as reliability goes it trumps all.

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Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (REEP) is a top 3 economics journal.

Environmental Economics

at least according to the Web of Science Journal Citations Report for 2018. And yes, I'm telling you this because John and I now have a top 3 publication (and I think we deserve a raise dammit

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Antidepressants severely increases dementia risk when you are over 60

Green Prophet

More than 1 in 10 will become demented after 60 when exposed to antidepressants, versus less than 3 in 100. A strong warning to the medical world about loosely prescribing antidepressant meds. Among people over the age of 60, antidepressant exposure increases the risk of dementia by 3.43

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Antpittas and Gnateaters: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Antpittas and Gnateaters by Harry F. Greeney was recommended to me as a book I HAD to review by no less than three birding friends. I hesitated because a 496-page book about two skulky neotropical bird groups is a little intimidating.

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Why Do Marsupials Have Pouches? And Other Questions

Nature Conservancy - Science

Here we answer some of the most common questions about marsupials, delving into the who, what, where, when and why? of this strange and wonderful group of mammals. Wildlife Mammal Watching Natural History Traveling Naturalist Weird Nature

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High-Altitude Birding in Central Mexico

10,000 Birds

One of the things I love about birding around Morelia, in central Mexico, is the wide variety of habitats I have nearby.

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Blue, Gray, or Grey?

10,000 Birds

Does anybody know which part of the Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias is referred to that entitles it to use the colour blue in its name? Perhaps Occasionally White Heron Ardea cinerinoncaeruleumalbanuncenimfiunc might be more appropriate?*

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Birding Singapore Sports Hub

10,000 Birds

One of the best features about Singapore is the fact that wherever you go there are birds. Admittedly we did not go into the downtown area once during our three week stay, but wherever there are trees there are birds and Singapore is a green city.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of June 2019)

10,000 Birds

Perhaps you are familiar with the bit of verse from James Russell Lowell that sings, “And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.” ” Even if the words are new to you, the sentiment surely resonates. This month may have brought uncommon cold and rain to Upstate New York, but June went out on an exceedingly high note for us. Still, I didn’t travel far afield this weekend.

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Bird Renaming Week Wrap Up

10,000 Birds

All good things must come to an end and so must Bird Renaming Week. Wait, that came out wrong. Bird Renaming Week is a good thing but this is the last day of said week so it’s ending. Sadly. But we had fun, didn’t we? Let’s take a look at the myriad ways we suggested that the nomenclature associated with our favorite past time was recommended for an update.

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Bible-Era Dye Factory Discovered in Northern Israel

Green Prophet

Terracotta vats and vessels stained purple from the fabulous dyes of the Bible era were excavated 50 years ago at the site of Tel Shikmona, south of Haifa. But no further studies were done on the Iron-Age findings. The pottery sat gathering even more dust on storehouse shelves at Haifa University.

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The Overlooked Tourism Value of Mangroves

Nature Conservancy - Science

Our small boat slipped silently through a low tunnel of arching branches that closed off the sky. The late afternoon light was already muted and the air around seemed to glow with the emerald of leaves and the bronzed gold […]. Ideas

2019 76

Gold instead of cinnamon on cappuccinos in Arab states as poverty reels on nearby

Green Prophet

The United Arab Emirate states have long been known for over extravagance; including driving white gold Mercedes sports coupes and keeping cheetahs and other wild animals at home as pets. .

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Ozlem’s Turkish Table: Our Review

Green Prophet

Every Turkish kitchen produces dishes that began somewhere in Central Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe or the Balkans. Even with natural regional variations, there’s something characteristically Turkish in every bite you take.

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My Day at the Reality of Climate Change Hackathon

Nature Conservancy - Science

36 hours at a Yale hackathon where students experiment with virtual, augmented and mixed reality to confront that global reality check of all reality checks: climate change. Climate Change Ideas Nature Tech Climate Natural Climate Solutions TNC Science

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Best Phone Tracking Apps to Save Your Business

Green Prophet

Doesn’t matter how “green” your business is if you don’t know how to prevent fraud. Some help by way of apps.

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Growth hacking with CROs for impact and ecological businesses

Green Prophet

“I am not a plastic bag”, was a growth hacking message and product that generated massive amounts of sales while creating great marketing positioning for a fashion designer, with purpose. . Paris is melting right now.

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10 Creative Ideas To Update Your Kitchen Area

Green Prophet

There is probably nothing more satisfactory than updating or re-decorating a room in your house. We all love our house, no doubt, but sometimes staring at the same walls or having the same colors around us can make us feel bored.

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4 Ways Eco-Friendly Businesses Can Attract Talented Employees

Green Prophet

All companies want to bring in talented individuals on a regular basis. Indeed, consistently hiring great professionals is perhaps the only way to ensure long-term success in the business world. However, eco-friendly companies face a few challenges when courting dynamic, talented pros.

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A Helpful Guide to Renewable Energy and Small Business

Green Prophet

There’s been a big crusade to get big business to adopt renewable energy. You see it every time a major corporation says they’re putting solar panels on their rooftops or buying energy from wind farms.

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