In El Salvador climate change is already a reality

Green Blog

Al Jazeera English has an interesting article about El Salvador and how the Central American country is dealing with the already present and devastating effects of climate change. "Climate " Read it: Climate change ‘number one issue’ Quick Read Central America climate change El Salvador Global Warming

El Salvador’s El Carmen Estate Photoessay: How Your Morning Cuppa Gets Made

Eco Chic

El Salvador is one of the premium coffee-growing countries in the world, situated in an ideal location for growing java. El Salvador’s climate and many days of sunshine make this an ideal climate to dry beans out in.

Salvadoran Farmers Successfully Oppose the Use of Monsanto Seeds

Green (Living) Review

Farmers across El Salvador united to block a stipulation in a US aid package to their country that would have indirectly required the purchase of Monsanto genetically modified (GM) seeds. With Strings Attached According to MCC, its role in El Salvador is a positive one.

New Field Guide: Central America

10,000 Birds

Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama make up Central America. Notice that had I not used the Oxford Comma there, you’d be thinking “Costa Rica and Panama” was a country like Trinidad and Tobago. Or Antigua and Barbuda.

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

So, if you are going to write a field guide on the birds of the countries south and east of Mexico–Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—it makes the utmost sense that you embrace the whole geographic area. Birds know habitat.

Birds of Central America: A Field Guide Review

10,000 Birds

Birds of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rican, and Panama , just published in October, is a field guide that was ten years in the making. There are no bird guides for El Salvador or Guatemala. One field guide, seven countries.

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Exploring the Uncharted Bird World

10,000 Birds

And the results are indicative, representative and nothing short of surprising: Brunei, The Gambia, Belize, Jamaica, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea and Panama top the list. Summer is normally the vacation season, for ordinary tourists at least.

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Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Nature Conservancy - Science

I had just moved to El Salvador in 2009 on a Fulbright grant, about to embark a study of food sovereignty of organic coffee farmers to follow up on my senior thesis (Tellman et al. These storms were devastating to El Salvador — on a scale unimaginable to a Euro-American.

Rwanda Dreaming

10,000 Birds

And the results are indicative, representative and nothing short of surprising: Brunei, The Gambia, Belize, Jamaica, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea, Panama and Haiti top the list.

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It is not radical Islam that worries the US – it is independence

Green (Living) Review

The claim, however, was that the Western world was in need of being rescued from a Soviet-inspired communist takeover and they went even thus far as to claim that the Sandinistas were supplying the El Salvadorian rebels with arms via a land route. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is not radical Islam that worries the US – it is independence that worries them and not just independence of states where the religion is Islam; it is independence per se.

What Israel, the UAE and Qatar have in common

Green Prophet

Juan José Daboub, founding CEO of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Institute and a member of the ND-GAIN advisory board, is a former finance minister of his native El Salvador, and is also former managing director of the World Bank.

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New Cases Show Risks of Trade Deals

Sierra Club Compass

Last week, for example, people gathered in front of the World Bank to protest an investment case brought by Oceanagold Corporation, an Australian mining company, against El Salvador, simply because the country denied the company a gold mining permit.

The myth about a bloody October Revolution

Green (Living) Review

According to CIA and others the Nicaraguan Sandinistas were supplying the “rebels” in El Salvador with weapons via a land route.

The Moron – sorry Mormon – World

Green (Living) Review

The Wycliffe Bible Translators played – being a part of the CIA – an extremely great role in the destabilization of many countries in Central and South America that were led, for a while, by socialist governments, such as Nicaragua, or worked hard against the popular uprisings in El Salvador and Honduras. Many groups are still in Honduras (and El Salvador) making mischief on behalf of the US agencies. Mormonism: A religion based on witchcraft?

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Developing countries doing more to save climate – Developed country leadership missing

Green (Living) Review

Bonn, Germany, May 3, 2013 – The Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC) group, today, reminded developed countries that developing countries are doing more than their fair share to save the climate at the close of the first round of climate talks. A recent study by the Stockholm Environment Institute and Oxfam reveals that developing countries are going to contribute more to cutting greenhouse gases than developed countries.

Harry's Nuts! declared elephant friendly

Green (Living) Review

Liberation Foods is co-owned by farming groups from Malawi , Mozambique , Bolivia , Brazil , Nicaragua , Peru , El Salvador and India. Harry’s Nuts!,

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How to Make it as a Travel Writer: Tips from Author Julian Smith

Wend Magazine

A buddy and I researched, wrote, edited and published guidebooks on El Salvador, Ecuador, Virginia and the 4 corners.

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Birding in Honduras, Part I: Highlands

10,000 Birds

One of these islands may have been the present day Northern Central American Highlands which includes Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and parts of extreme southern Mexico (Chiapas). We spent our last afternoon birding with Alex at Naciones Unidas El Picacho Park which allowed us to explore some of the Arizona-like pineland habitat we drove by the other day. In September, I had the fantastic opportunity to travel to an increasingly popular destination for birding: Honduras.

New England Patriots Head to Nicaragua

Eco Friendly Daily

Other countries receiving Bears shirts included Chad, Chile, Bolivia, , El Salvador, and Zimbabwe.

Putting Reforestation On the Dollar Menu

Green Living Ideas

Trees growing at a TWP sponsored nursery in El Porvenir, El Salvador. Their work in countries such as El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras and Nicaragua hasn’t gone un-noticed. What can you get for a dollar these days?

Could America’s 250 Percent Tariff on Chinese PVs Help the Mideast?

Green Prophet

When the US raised tariffs against Japan for “microchip dumping” in the 1990s, chip manufacturing quickly migrated to Singapore, China, Mexico, El Salvador and other parts of Asia and Central America.

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A Bit Dreamy, A Lot Indy: Quirky and Sustainable Swimsuit Picks

Eco Chic

That’s me above, in my pretty green ridged cross top and tie-side bikini bottom , swimming in a mountaintop pool in El Salvador. I can’t wait to start swimming again soon, and just seeing cozzies (that’s swimsuits in Australian!)

International Fisheries Management Commission Agrees to Strategy to Amend Measures to End Pacific Bigeye Tuna Overfishing

Green (Living) Review

Cooperating Non-members: Belize, Indonesia, Senegal, Mexico, El Salvador, Ecuador and Vietnam. HONOLULU, HI, December 16, 2010: On Friday, the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) concluded its week-long 7th Regular Session, in Ko Olina, Hawaii.

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What is the National Bird of Nicaragua?

10,000 Birds

The Guardabarranco is described by Salvador Cardenal, one-half of a leading Nicaraguan musical duo named after the national bird, as “like a trogon, a beautiful bird of the rain forest. El Salvador also so honors Eumomota superciliosa but there the bird goes by the moniker Torogoz. home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / What is the National Bird of Nicaragua?

2011: A Year of Weather Extremes, with More to Come

Green Blog

Each year’s average temperature is determined by a number of factors, including solar activity and the status of the El Niño/La Niña phenomenon. In western El Salvador, nearly 1.5 The global average temperature in 2011 was 14.52 degrees Celsius (58.14 degrees Fahrenheit).

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Can We Restore…Everything? 100 Words from Hobbs, Ellis, Marvier & Others

Nature Conservancy - Science

She co-founded Fundacion CEIBA, an El Salvador-based NGO that focuses on disaster risk reduction, violence prevention, environmental issues and youth participation. Weeds in a vacant lot. Photo © Michael Coghlan/Flickr. Can a vacant lot be….a a dangerous idea?

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Introduction to the Gift Economy

The Green Changemakers

[link] This web site is offered to you in an attempt to give a new perspective, to shift the paradigm according to which we now interpret the world towards a paradigm which will make social change easier. If you are willing to shift your perspective, read on!

Not Just the NRA - Center for Media and Democracy

PR Watch

Also in 1984, while he sat on the ALEC board, Pratt and GOA presented a plaque to notorious El Salvador death squad leader Robert DAubuisson in 1984 for his "continuing efforts for freedom in the face of communist aggression which is an inspiration to freedom-loving people everywhere." Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

St Kitts & Nevis (21.8), Nigeria (21.8), Fiji (21.8), Guinea (22.5), Mauritius (22.5), Cuba (23.3), Togo (23.3), Vanuatu (24.0), Philippines (24.0), Malawi (24.0), Mali (24.9), Chad (24.9), Sri Lanka (25.8), Uganda (26.7), Dominica (26.7), St Lucia (26.7), Egypt (27.7), Niue (27.7), Ghana (27.7), Moldova (28.8), Grenada (28.8), El Salvador (30.0), Guinea-Bissau (30.0), Tanzania (30.0), Djibouti (30.0).

Honduras?Land of Love & Peace? ~ Richard Phares | elephant.

Elephant Journal

Today I found on the internet an article published by El Tiempo , a local Honduran newspaper, covering another senseless murder. Gangs from Guatemala and El Salvador are controlling the streets of San Pedro Sula and other important cities in Honduras, including the capital town, Tegucigalpa.

Spring of Sustainability - FREE 3 month online teleseminar events

The Green Changemakers

HIghly recommended: a FREE series of live, online and teleseminar events where you can learn from and be inspired by more than 100 pioneers of sustainability.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

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Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).

Urban Upgrading

The Green Changemakers

View the topics in the index below by clicking on the red button. View photographs of 'Success Stores' from projects around the world. What is a slum ? What is urban upgrading ? What is needed to make it work ? What is the demand for upgrading? What are the benefits of upgrading?

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Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

Late Night Sunrise - The story of the resistance in Cabanas, El Salvador, to the El Dorado mine, owned by Canadian mining company Pacific Rim. [link] Documentary Films Archive Life After People (History Channel) - Complete Season One - What would happen if every human being on Earth disappeared? This isn t the story of how we might vanish it is the story of what happens to the world we leave behind.

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