Britain’s Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

It also makes it a little intimidating to be doing a review of Britain’s Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland. birders visiting Great Britain and Ireland stick with Collins. Britain’s Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland.

Green Tourism Mobile Application for UK & Ireland Launched by TripSketch

Green (Living) Review

Award winning online Green Travel company TripSketch has announced the launch of a new Green Tourism mobile application for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Partnering with the UK’s leading Green Tourism certification programme, Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS), TripSketch enables travelers to access a network of over 2400 green graded businesses across the UK and Ireland via mobile devices or the Internet. Green Business UK Ltd.,

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Green Living 2.0, Sustainable Communities

Green Home Blog

Now that the Boomers are retiring and experiencing the “empty nest” syndrome, the half-century dream of living in a “green community” is re-emerging. If you want to combine communal living with an escape to a quieter and less frenetic culture, try Ireland.

Ireland's Blueprint to Double green Energy Use and Meet EU Targets


Ireland must double green energy use to meet EU targets and is developing guidelines to help local authorities set up renewable energy projects to achieve this. tonnes of C02 emissions in Ireland but it is still a long way from meeting its 2020 binding target

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7 Reasons Why You Should Experience the Luck of the Irish in Ireland. ~ Jen Weddle

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10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East. Here is Green Prophet’s 11 eco-heros for 2011. The year in retrospect has been a positive one.

TripAdvisor’s Jenny Rushmore: GreenLeaders to be worldwide

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Eight of ten U.S. travelers are interested in green travel, but only two out of those ten made deliberate eco-friendly travel choices in the past year. Why didn’t the other “interested” travelers go green? “They just didn’t have the information to do it,” concluded Jenny Rushmore, […] TripAdvisor’s Jenny Rushmore: GreenLeaders to be worldwide is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Green Woodpecker

10,000 Birds

Picus viridis , the European Green Woodpecker is a bird that I longed to see during my early days as a feeder watcher. Green Woodpeckers prefer to eat ants and will more usually be found feeding on the ground in fields and rough pasture than at a feeding table.

Going Bananas Over Food Miles – Putting the Eco Back in Economics

Green Prophet

According to the label on a package of berries I bought in a local store in Ireland, the cherries came from Israel, the strawberries from Egypt, the blueberries from Chile and the raspberries from the United States. First thing: All of these berries grow in Ireland. Green Food.

[Guest post] Green Limerick’s top ‘must do’s’

Green Traveler Guides

| Ireland’s Autumnal Delights | With the summer season coming to a close and the year-end on the horizon, now would be a perfect time to enjoy an autumnal escape, before the madness of the holiday festivities creep up on us good and proper.

German Social Democrats and Greens call for support for Juncker

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The German Social Democratic Party and the German Green Party is calling for a support for Jean-Claude Juncker for the leader of the European Commission, the quasi-European (Union) President.

The Crossley ID Guide: Britain & Ireland — A Review of the Book

10,000 Birds

There is a Linnet at Kissena Corridor Park in Queens, and though I bird this park regularly, the Linnet, a bird regularly found in Europe, Asia, and North Africa and also named in a sweet song by Stephen Sondheim (Green Finch and Linnet Bird from Sweeny Todd) has eluded me. Fortunately, I had T he Crossley ID Guide: Britain & Ireland by Richard Crossley and Dominic Couzens on my desk. The Crossley ID Guide: Britain & Ireland. I needed a book showing a Linnet.

Newlife for Green Hotel

Green (Living) Review

Battlesteads Hotel in Wark, Northumberland, a holder of a coveted Gold Award from the Perth- based Green Tourism Business Scheme, has painted several of their rooms with the recycled water-based paint. said Katie Meyrick, the Green Officer of the Battlesteads Hotel. Battlesteads Hotel which is situated 12 miles outside Hexham has been shortlisted for the prestigious Green Tourism Business Scheme Goldstar Award which will be awarded to the greenest hotel in the scheme.

4,000 Handmade Hats Collected for Syrian Refugees by this Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Thanks to social media (and connections made from our nomadic lives) we soon had people in the USA, Canada, Ireland, Jordan and Great Britain stepping up to collect hats.

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Northern Ireland Aims to Be World Leader in Carbon Reduction


Northern Ireland's Environment Minister Alex Attwood has called on the country to step up to the challenge of becoming a world leader in carbon reduction.


Green (Living) Review

George Clarke says; ‘The retrofit is designed to show that whether you’re in a Victorian terrace or a modern penthouse, greening up your home is affordable and possible. From Forest Friendly timber and FSC wallpaper to energy monitors and low energy light bulbs we’re on a mission to make it easier for customers to green up their homes.’ Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article

Smart Disruption, Unconscious Bias, & Beyond the Ivory Tower: Dispatches from the 2016 Women in Science Summit

Nature Conservancy - Science

To hear more from the 2016 Women in Science Summit speakers, watch the archived YouTube broadcast or read continuing coverage on Cool Green Science. Conservation science is plagued by a disastrous lack of inclusiveness.

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Internet of Things – From Smart Fridge to Smart City

Green Prophet

When Ireland squandered too much of most abundant resource (rain) — smart water meters were installed on millions homes. Green Tech and Gadgets Energy Efficiency green technology IoT smart cities urban farming

Green Computer with Biodegradable Peripherals

Eco Friendly Daily

The world’s first 100% biodegradable computer components have arrived from MicroPro, a company based in Dublin, Ireland who produces eco-friendly computers, keyboards, mice and flat-panel monitors. From then on I started working on the green computer,” he says.

Inspired by Oman Caves: Take Green Prophet’s Plastic Bag Challenge!

Green Prophet

Will you join Green Prophet in this micro-cause? Gavin Cassidy, 31, from Northern Ireland, said he was struck by, “the sheer height and the vast space of it.” The organization has another clean-up planned for March they tell Green Prophet. Years in Ireland skewed my plastic sensibility. Then come back and tell Green Prophet how it went. Are you up for a bit of quiet activism? Take our plastic bag challenge.

Green Works

Green Earth Journey

Name : Maura Shop Name: GreenWorks Shop Link: [link] Location: Ireland enroute to USA. am relocating next week Ships To : Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products?

The stress free nuclear stress test

Green Blog

is probably an attempt by Merkel (in an election year) to head off the inevitable wave of bad publicity that the stress test will generate (some German plants will fail, but not enough to stop the Greens yelling FIX!,

Ready-washed bags of salad? Best used as compost!

Green Prophet

Popular ingredients found in ready-made salads across the United Kingdom and Ireland were tested, including baby green oak, cos, red romaine, spinach, and red chard.

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Sustainable Break-up Tips To Turn Your Blues Green

Green Prophet

A brilliant website where newly singled users could vent their blues while offloading the detritus of disastrous unions, in an unintentionally green way. Their eyes may’ve been red, but by locally reselling quality goods at fractional prices, their actions were quite green.

Help your community get on their bike

Green (Living) Review

Keen cyclists in Northern Ireland will have the chance to pass on their skills to others, thanks to cycle instructor training being provided by UK charity Sustrans. Sustrans will be holding free training events across Northern Ireland , alongside Connect2 projects.

Stay free Wild Eyes.

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The Antidote to a Green St. Patrick’s Day.

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Nation wakes up to coffee cup recycling on-the-go-go

Green (Living) Review

Estelle Brachlianoff, Senior Executive Vice-President at Veolia UK & Ireland, comments: “Over the last six months a lot of activities have been taking place with our customers, such as Costa and Starbucks to overcome our biggest challenge – contamination in the cups.

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All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map

Sightline Daily

The US has a conspicuous mismatch between its large red pollution bubble and the lack of a green price bubble. A carbon tax of $28 plus other policies have helped Ireland slash pollution more than 15 percent since 2008.

Syrian refugee children upcycle Jordan’s litter into kites

Green Prophet

This Green Prophet went to visit the camp. So before our recent trip to Jordan, we asked Green Prophet’s Laurie Balbo about volunteer organizations there. Syria’s war has killed 150,000 people and forced more than three million from their homes.

The National Trust recognises unsung 'Green Heroes'

Green (Living) Review

The National Trust has announced the six winners of the first ever Octavia Hill Awards at a special ceremony in London A prolific drystone waller, an intrepid volunteer youth worker and famous TV walker were among the green heroes celebrated by the National Trust. The winners of the Octavia Hill Awards were: Patrick Frew from Country Antrim, Northern Ireland is the 'Growing Hero' - Patrick has turned a one-acre site into a diverse growing space.

The Ultimate Upcycle: Saving Syrian Children’s Lives in Jordan, With Hats

Green Prophet

In Ireland we know about cold bones. This is a story about how we started collecting hats in Ireland for cold kids in a Syrian refugee camp. It is true that more than half of the donated were lovingly knitted and crocheted by local crafters in Ireland and around the world.

Are ESLs A Mercury-Free Replacement for CFL Lights?

Green Prophet

Spectrums: CFL (top) has mercury’s characteristic violet and green. If only there were a light bulb as efficient as a compact fluorescent light (CFL), but without the ghastly green light and brain-eating toxic mercury.

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Bitcoin's impact on the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Currently Ireland currently uses an estimated 25 billion kWh of electricity annually, so global Bitcoin mining consumption is 16 percent more than the country consumes. Bitcoin electricity energy energy waste green living

Piping Sunlight with Solotubes, Plastic Bottles and Islamic Architecture

Green Prophet

It’s a two story office building with an atrium that was built in the late 1990s, but no one seems to know how regulate heat and light here in Ireland – even though the country has such a mild climate. More on Islamic Architecture: Gaza’s Green Schools Fuse Islamic Architecture and Sustainable Design. Architecture & Urban daylighting green design Islamic Architecture Middle East Solotubes sustainable design

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Objet Geometries 3D Prints Electric Car Dashboard

Green Prophet

We were about 15 kilometers east of Limerick, Ireland when our tire blew out. Enables architects and designers to rapidly to prototype green concepts. 3D printing technology could lead to a greener product manufacturing and consumption.

Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Dress: Alexander McQueen


Designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, there is no word on the green aspects of this dress yet (as was previously rumored ), but we have the details on the design and fabrics below. green and famous kate middleton prince william sarah burton

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

It’s The part of the nation’s Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, which will also carry out a ban on plastic bags in grocery shops and markets beginning in July. France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic.

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7 Ways To Keep Your St. Patrick’s Day Eco-Green

Eco Friendly Daily

If it’s part of your tradition to give gift on this occasion opt for green gifts such as the gift idea from Rooted in Ireland. Rooted in Ireland (sister company to Great Gifts from Ireland), is an oak planting project based in County Armagh, Ireland. Green Beer.

The Trump version of stated versus revealed preferences

Environmental Economics

" Trump's revealed position on climate change : Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Ireland. '' But in an application filed this month in County Clare, Ireland, the Trump International Golf Links and Hotel cites the threat of global warming in seeking a permit to build a nearly two-mile-long stone wall between it and the Atlantic Ocean.