Wild Turkeys Causing Car Accidents

10,000 Birds

Deer season is challenging enough to navigate and but everyone seems to wear orange an hunters in trees are easy to spot. Turkey hunters…not so much. I’ve had hunters walk past me within 10 feet, completely clueless that I’m there.

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The Top-5 Birding Hotspots of Serbia

10,000 Birds

Mike Unwin further concludes: “The birds are there, the infrastructure is perfectly functional – if a little creaky – and the people are charming. Unfortunately, at the time of writing, wildlife is still more commonly sold to foreign hunters.

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The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Who Pays for It

10,000 Birds

The system was intended as a hunter-centric model, both guided by and benefitting consumptive interests. Given that few hunters actually consume coyotes, wolves, cougars, and except for a few individuals, even bears, it is obviously a “waste” of wildlife to shoot or trap these animals just for “fun” 2. He notes that “Beginning in the 1960s, for example, conservation was dominated by non-hunters whose legacy includes key legislation such as the U.S.

A New Wildlife Refuge Pass: Fellow Birders, Help Us Help You

10,000 Birds

They want, especially, to distinguish their role as non-hunting conservationists, without in any way competing or detracting from the existing heritage — a way to work in confluence, while also generating the community passions that the Duck Stamp does for hunters.

We Should Kill More Lions

10,000 Birds

Hunters go to Africa to shoot lions, and this is without question a good thing; for birds, for ecosystems, and for lions in general! I guess the natural question is… how does some hunter from the US help in the conservation of the lion? Hunters are prepared to spend a lot of money for the privilege of shooting a lion. It also protects hundreds of species of birds and mammals, and thousands of plants, and everything else you need in a functional ecosystem.

2013 193

Small scale farming twice as old as we thought

Green Prophet

The plant material was found at the site of the Ohalo II people, who were fisher hunter-gatherers and established a sedentary human camp. “This uniquely preserved site is one of the best archaeological examples worldwide of the hunter-gatherers’ way of life,” said Prof.

2015 106

The Devastating Consequences of Wildlife Poaching


These big game hunters feel that displaying an animal head, its pelt or even an entire animal, stuffed, is an emblem of their prowess. This psychological need is the incentive for big game hunters everywhere and they are willing to pay large sums of money for the opportunity. .

2018 82

ICARDA scientists save 80% of a priceless trove of Syrian seeds

Green Prophet

The Middle East is where humanity first learned agriculture, revolutionizing life by shifting from a migratory hunter/gatherer existence to a settled mode of farming that eventually led to modern civilization.

2015 112

Camera Trap Chronicles: The Mathews Mountains of Kenya

Nature Conservancy - Science

They love carrion, and have incredibly powerful jaws that can break open and shatter bones, which performs a critical function of helping to recycle nutrients in African ecosystems.

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Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

There is a wonder to its construction and color, a mystery that goes beyond what we know anatomically about how feathers function. A feather is a magical thing.

2019 181

The Role of Green Manure in Soil Fertility


Both beetle species are known for being skilled hunters of various pests and caterpillars [3]. But let’s get back to discussing different functions of green manure varieties for farmers. We can be only as healthy as our soils are.

2018 85

What Causes Animals to Become Extinct?


Cats are avid hunters and can decimate vulnerable species when introduced to new locations. The natural balance sustaining healthy, well-functioning ecosystems is contingent upon biological diversity. Species slowly and gradually adapt to changing.

Are We Losing Our Wetlands Conservation Legacy?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Political cartoonist Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling created the Federal Duck Stamp program , a mandatory stamp for waterfowl hunters with proceeds going to purchase habitat. To be clear: I am a passionate duck hunter and birder.

Beyond Birding by Ear: Understanding Bird Alarm Calls

Nature Conservancy - Science

Taking to the air is the worst place to be when these aerial hunters are on the scene.). It is believed that mobbing functions to harass the potential predator in order to reduce its element of surprise and to drive it from the area.

2015 114

The Ghosts of Two Years Past and 130 Miles on the Highway of Death: Part 3

Wend Magazine

In today’s society–where boredom is tantamount to illness and people seek out entertainment and distraction at all costs–I’m grateful for this opportunity to unplug and get back to my hunter-gatherer roots. Dinosaurs. One of the many typical dangers of the road.

2011 172

Get Lean & Healthy by Eating the Right kinds of Fats.

Elephant Journal

Food influences gene function, hormones, our immune system and even gut flora. Literally, food controls every function within our body. Our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate no seed oils. Food is information, not just calories.

2016 105

Urban Wildlife: Threats and Benefits of Humans-Animals Interaction


Self-proclaimed urban hunters have killed coyotes with no qualms , although attacks on humans have been virtually nonexistent and there are measures to minimise the chances of encountering a coyote, as for example simply securing garbage bins.

2018 61

The Rocky Mountain Institute and The Dallas Institute Present "Reinventing Fire" in Celebration of Earth Day Dallas 2012

Green (Living) Review

The Rocky Mountain Institute provides functional solutions for a greener and more sustainable future.” EarthPeople joins the Rex Cumming Foundation, NRG Energy's eVgo, The Hunt Institute, D Magazine, EARTH-NT and others in support of a business-driven clean energy future.

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Restoring Coastal Wetlands: Complex Problems Need Multiple Solutions

Nature Conservancy - Science

As a coastal conservationist, restoration practitioner, fisherman, hunter and researcher, I’m often asked my opinion. Many of Louisiana’s coastal marshes in Louisiana are eroding away, like this one east of the Mississippi River. Once gone, nothing is replacing the land that is lost.

Checkerboard: Putting Western Forest Pieces Back Together

Nature Conservancy - Science

For recreational enthusiasts from hikers to hunters, it can turn a routine trip to public lands into a confusing quagmire. The Great Western Checkerboards Project preserves recreational access and helps conserve the ecological integrity of 165,073 acres in Washington and Montana.

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Why we Struggle with Weight Loss: The Missing Link.

Elephant Journal

Our hunter-gatherer ancestors also ate fresh fish and meat that grazed from pristine sources, whereas our factory farm-raised meats come loaded with hormones, antibiotics, pesticides, preservatives like nitrates, and higher levels of inflammatory omega 6 fats.

2016 112

Spirit Bears, Salmon, and Tar Sands Oil Don't Mix - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

For hundreds of years, the bears have been protected from bounty hunters by the First Nations of British Columbia, who kept their very existence a secret from outsiders. Compass. « Union of Concerned Scientists Report Finds One-Third of US Coal Plants Ripe For Retirement | Main.

2012 97

The walking stick

Green (Living) Review

Primarily the walking stick is a truly functional thing and well worth having at hand, pardon the pun. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Walk softly and carry a big stick someone, I believe it was a US President, once said and this is a very valid adage.

2013 140

Apartment Blockers

Sightline Daily

You now understand why architects, in moments of dark humor, change their discipline’s mantra of “form follows function” to “form follows parking.” Apartment hunters will have to go farther afield, increasing their cost of living, if not their rent.

Weekend Reading 11/14/14

Sightline Daily

State Representative Ross Hunter has written a compelling and understandable article about this year’s budgetary imponderables that illuminates and makes real the Abrahamic choices facing the legislature.

Economic History in 10 Minutes

The Green Changemakers

It’s not hard to see why sharing was the norm within each band of hunter-gatherers, and why trade was restricted to relations with strangers. We know this from the accounts of 20th-century anthropologists who visited surviving hunter-gatherer societies.

2010 52

Sustaining the web of life

The Green Changemakers

Benyus, Biomimicry (Quill, 1997) A natural biosystem: Runs on current sunlight Uses only the energy it needs Fits form to function Recycles everything Rewards cooperation Banks on diversity Curbs excesses from within Taps the power of limits Learns from its context Provides for future generations Natural Capitalism Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and Hunter Lovins in a book entitled Natural Capitalism (Little Brown & Company 1999) provide an application of natural principles to business.

2008 40

Curitiba – Designing a sustainable city

The Green Changemakers

For most of his existence, Man has been a hunter-gather, it is only in the last 11,000 years he has been an agriculturalist, and in the second half of the last century, industrial agriculture has appeared. A city should be seen as a functioning whole, not a sum of its disintegrated parts.

2010 65

Intentional Communities: Lifestyles Based on Ideals

The Green Changemakers

Early hunter-gatherers banded together in tribes, not just blood-related families, and depended on cooperation for their very survival. In effect, these often naively idealistic utopian experiments functioned as a pressure cooker for personal and collective growth.

2009 40