Sat.Jan 04, 2020 - Fri.Jan 10, 2020

Oban Distillery: 14-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

10,000 Birds

Whiskey Month at Birds and Booze: This January, Birds and Booze at 10,000 Birds is setting its sights on whiskeys all month long.

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Good news! Federal Court Rules Trump Border Wall ILLEGAL

Indigenize

Here’s a report from the ACLU, an organization I’m proud to support. A federal court has ruled Trump’s abuse of executive power to bully his xenophobic wall into existence is illegal.

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Everyone talks about climate, too few about pollution and general environmental destruction

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) All we are hearing is CO2 and other greenhouse gases, and occasionally the issue with plastic, especially the kind that is plastic bottles of all sorts.

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How to build a successful NGO (it starts with your heart)

Green Prophet

Indonesia is a nature lover’s delight, but locals still poison fish to catch them, and apply other destructive tools such as fish bombing to catch their daily livelihood. One NGO, the first on the island, is working to educate the locals and save the sea.

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Highlights from Birding Costa Rica, 2019

10,000 Birds

I write this on the final day of the year, the last bit of 2019. The point of orbit for which the Earth starts and completes its merry-go-round the Sun is subjective but according to eBird, now is the time.

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Novels for Nature Lovers

Nature Conservancy - Science

Fiction lovers take heart, you can have your great novel and nature too. Here are eight of our favorite picks. From the Field Our Nature Reads Outdoor Rec Top 10

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Be - Do - Have Model

The Green Changemakers

By Jaemin Frazer The Be Do Have model is one of my favourite coaching tools. Both Stephen Covey and Anthony Robbins use it in their writing, yet I believe it predates both of them. It is a wonderfully powerful framework for lasting change, however is often over simplified and misused.

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Collaborative list – December 2019

10,000 Birds

They came home exhausted.

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Recovery: A Plague of Bullfrogs

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bullfrogs are wondrous creatures – until they’re introduced outside their native range. From the Field Wildlife Herps Invasive Species

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Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Happy New Year, 10,000 Birds readers and writers! Everyone is looking back on their best birds of 2019, so I thought it would be a good idea to look at a book that looks back a little further: Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City , by P. Buckley, Walter Sedwitz, William J.

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A few interesting birds seen at Nanhui, Shanghai in 2019

10,000 Birds

When I was much younger, as a student, I sometimes made mixtapes of favorite music. This was in the time before streaming, even before CDs … when cassettes for a while competed with LPs for market share (ask your grandfather about it).

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Racking up the numbers

10,000 Birds

Shallow person that I am, I do care about that Top 100 button on the eBird menu. I am also very susceptible to that once-a-year thrill of a House Sparrow or a Eurasian Collared Dove actually meaning something.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of 2020)

10,000 Birds

One down, just fifty-one more to go… did you make that first weekend of the year count? One of the things Corey most enjoys about a new year is the way it resets your year list, giving you an excuse to pay a little more attention to the common species as you check them off your year list.

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Latham’s Snipe

10,000 Birds

It has been strange being away from our home in Broome, Western Australia, at this time of year. There are so many differences in both the weather and the birds. We usually start our bird list for the year from home, but this year it was different.

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Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of January 2020?

10,000 Birds

Though it is January, often the coldest month for those of us in the northeastern United States, this weekend is forecast to be exceptionally mild.It will be much more cloudy than the sky in the photo above, taken at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada.

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Qatari Daybreak Unveils An Otherwordly Sky

Green Prophet

Have you ever seen a sunrise like this? A self-identified astrophotographer captured images of an annular eclipse on the morning of December 26, 2019. The dramatic picture have since gone viral, earning a nod from NASA as the Astronomy Image of The Day.

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The Golden Globes Go Vegan!

Green Prophet

For the first time in its 77-year history, guests at the prestigious entertainment awards show are being served up a completely plant-based meal.

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Global leaders make plans at world’s biggest energy shindig – IRENA in Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

IRENA was founded a decade ago to solve the world’s energy problems. It’s like the United Nations of Renewable Energy and anyone who is a serious stakeholder in renewables from government to news to suppliers goes to this annual event.

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Low-Carb Diet is best for Weight Loss & Heart Health

Green Prophet

Gluten free cupcakes may not be everyone’s cup of tea but eating the Mediterranean diet promotes heart health. Low-Carb Diet. A diet that restricts carbohydrates, such as sugar, pasta, and bread, is a low-carb diet. Protein, meat and healthy crops are rich in it.

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Bhutan – a popular destination for 2020

Green Prophet

At setting a high fee to enter (about $250 a day), Bhutan is able to protect its culture and wildlife. Also a trip to Bhutan might get you kick-started on a spiritual quest – the journey Green Prophets love best. Bhutan is a small but beautiful country in Asia.

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Next cruise around the Mediterranean, think of Croatia

Green Prophet

If you are part of the international jetset you probably already own your own yacht and can take it for a spin around the world. For those of us who live more modestly and in accordance with buy less, experience more, you probably never dream about owning something like a yacht which requires thousands of dollars in upkeep.

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Palm oil biofuels push up global food prices

Green Prophet

Palm tree seeds Adjamé Market, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Remember ten and 15 years ago when everyone was talking about investing in biofuels? Scientists like Helmut were against the efficiency claims … While we love the idea of renewable energy crops for palm oil and sugarcane used in ethanol and biofuels have pushed out food producers, causing an alarming shift to rising costs for food.

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