No Place Like Home

10,000 Birds

For the first time ever, I have surpassed 50 days with at least one eBird list per day (although my Monday lists are limited to what I see on my 8-hour outings away from home). Earlier in the day in which I write these words, I saw 21 species, all without leaving my home and yard.

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Birding from home

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The post Birding from home appeared first on 10,000 Birds. It has been a difficult week so far. Lady Helen, already house-bound at Boris’s request, came a cropper at the treacherous water jump and turned her fetlock.

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Home-bound Bird Photography Tips

10,000 Birds

I’ve always birded from home for as long as I can remember. Not being a fan of human structures in my images, I’ve never done much bird photography at home. But in these few weeks of being home, I’ve decided to give it a go.

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Tiny homes

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) So-called “tiny homes” – and my God, tiny they often are – are all the craze in the “Western” world, it would seem, right now, in the second decade of the 21st century, and many families with children even downsize to those small and tiny dwellings which, in many cases may not be a bad idea. Some of those tiny homes today, however, are taking tiny to the extreme. They are a great idea and far too many homes today are far too big.

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Make Your Smart Home a Green Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

green home green living saving energy saving money saving water Smart HomeYour current lifestyle depends on the usage of energy; however, with a rise in population and a decrease in natural resources, energy costs are growing exponentially. Technological advancements in energy efficiency are becoming available to consumers, which means you can reduce costs without sacrificing your lifestyle. Here are some the the best technologies that enable […].

Environmentally Friendly Materials For Home Improvements

Green Prophet

The soothing feeling, beautiful surround and less expensive nature of eco-friendly home materials and installations cannot go extinct. Find out in this article about environmentally friendly materials for home improvements. . What Are Eco-Friendly Materials For Home Improvement?

10 Green Home Features that Make Homes Sell

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10 Green Home Features that Make Homes Sell. Green News green home green home features green home improvements green home renovations improve home marketability save energy

How your home garden helps the bees

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Home gardens are by far the biggest source of food for pollinating insects , including bees and wasps, in cities and towns, according to new research. The post How your home garden helps the bees appeared first on Green Prophet.

Benefits of a Green Home

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Benefits of a Green Home. green building green construction green remodeling Benefits of a Green Home


Elephant Journal

“You scared me the moment I saw you, and I think it’s because I knew, I just knew, I was going to fall in love with you. I didn’t know our worlds were already intertwined, but my heart somehow knew it belonged to you from the start.”~ Gail McHugh Two souls sharing a space […].

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Do Green Homes Sell Better?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Selling your home in today’s slow real estate market is tough. You need every advantage you can get for your home. But money is tight, so you want any investment you make to increase your home’s marketability. Which brings me to green home upgrades and investments. Does a green home sell better? green building green construction green home audit solar panels energy saving home green home improvements green home upgrades

Birding Sarajevo or the sentimental journey home

10,000 Birds

Sentimental journey home. The post Birding Sarajevo or the sentimental journey home appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Gonna take a sentimental journey. Gonna set my heart at ease …. Gotta take that sentimental journey. Sentimental Journey – Ella Fitzgerald (1947).

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How to Celebrate Global Big Day from Home in Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

Restrictions in Costa Rica keep us from driving on Saturday and that’s why we are doing all of our birding from home. Eat meals at home. Unlike other Big Days, this time, we will be close enough to home to actually eat there!

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Green Living: Upgrading Your Home Office

Living Green & Saving Energy

green business practices green home office efficient home office upgrade home officeLiving Green and Saving Energy has some of the most in-depth information out there when it comes to finding out new ways to live a more ecologically friendly lifestyle. Steve Stillwater has created an online environment of earth-friendly living and has set an example for us all to follow. Read this article on creating a […].

Reducing Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

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Did you know that your home has a carbon footprint? Reducing or modifying your home’s reliance on fossil fuels will not only be beneficial to the environment, but also reduces your utility bills, saving […]. green home green home audit saving energy saving money energy saving home Home Carbon FootprintAppliances, water consumption, heating, cooling and electricity usage are just a few of the ways it contributes to its carbon footprint.

7 tips for an eco-friendly home makeover 

Green Prophet

We all want to do our bit for the environment and the first place you can start is with your home. The recommended temperature for a home to keep it eco friendly is 18°C, which should keep things toasty when paired with snuggly knitwear. . Lifestyle clothing home LEDs solar panels

6 Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

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Whether you’re looking for small-budget upgrades or total home transformations, there are many methods to reduce your carbon footprint and lower your monthly energy bill. green home saving energy eco-friendly home energy efficiencyHere are six ways to bring you closer toward your goal of energy savings — Small Details Smart Thermostat The biggest problem with your thermostat is that it has no […].

Solar Panels for Your Home: The Ultimate Guide


Solar panels for homes are becoming more affordable and accessible than ever before. But just three years later that solar installation total had doubled, and by the end of 2021 the number of American homes and businesses using solar energy is projected to exceed three million [1].

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Ways to Enjoy & Protect Nature Without Leaving Your Home

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Resources to enjoy and protect nature from your home, for all ages. From the Field Outdoor Rec Urban Conservation Wildlife

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Futuristic Energy-Saving Technology for Your Home

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Although a few simple home automation products have been available for decades, such as security systems and intercoms, recent developments in the field promise extended capabilities and lower prices. saving energy saving money Futuristic Energy-Saving Technology for Your Home Many new products are taking advantage of the “Internet of Things” paradigm: a vision of multiple devices that communicate with each other and the user to […].

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Solar Panels for Your Home: The Ultimate Guide


But just three years later that solar installation total had doubled, and by the end of 2021 the number of American homes and businesses using solar energy is projected to exceed three million [1]. How many solar panels does it take to power a home?

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Is a Green Home Right For You?

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When it comes to buying a new home, there is a lot that must be taken into consideration. green construction green home audit green living green remodeling saving energy saving money saving water green home green home features green home improvements green home renovations improve home marketability save energy One important thing that has a tendency to get overlooked is whether or not the house is energy efficient, or “green.”

Should You Invest in Renewable Energy for Your Home?

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energy efficient lighting green home audit how to go green renewable energy saving energy saving money solar panels green home green home features green home improvements green home renovations improve home marketability save energy Residential electric bills are expected to rise two percent in 2014 and another two percent in 2015, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Home Improvement with Green Products

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Home Improvement with Green Products. Tackling home improvement projects not only takes a great deal of patience and planning but it often requires a laundry list of toxic materials. Nowadays, there are a variety of environmentally friendly home improvement products to choose from. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that installing “faucet aerators is the single most effective water conservation savings you can do for your home.”

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Top 10 from Home

10,000 Birds

I must be home-sick because last weekend I found myself browsing through my “SASOL Birds of Southern Africa&#. This prompted me to compile a list of my Top 10 birds from home. The shorebird gatherings from September to April provide some of the best shorebird viewing in the world and the park is also home to quite a few endemics like the Southern Black Korhaan. Its great to travel the world and bird different countries but there is still no place quite like home!

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5 Big Green Changes for Your Home

Green Home Blog

5 Big Green Changes for Your Home. When you’re ready to expand your green lifestyle, your home is a great place to start. To help you, we’ve put together our list of five big changes that will make your home clean, green, efficient, and safe. In most cases, all this water is mixed together before it makes its way to a water treatment plant, but it’s possible to capture the greywater in your home for reuse. From Greenhome: Home greywater system.

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Super Cool Home Offices That Inspire Us

Green Furniture Home Design

When the time comes to furnish or remodel your home office space, you want to design a space that is both efficient and comfortable, that you’ll actually feel excited about working in all day. Psychologically speaking, a well-designed home office allows you to stay organized and focused on your tasks. Your home office will look absolutely wonderful in a fresh contemporary style where you add your own splashes of color throughout the space.

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How to Filter Water at Home

Green Home Blog

How to Filter Water at Home. But the water that come to our home isn’t as clean as it could be – there are still chemicals that modern water treatment methods leave behind. Fortunately, there are a number of easy-to-use filtration systems that can keep your home water supply safe and clean. Below is a guide to the most common types of home water filters to help you decide which is the right fit for your needs.

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Superadobe Homes Built Of Sandbags Rise Around The Planet

Green Prophet

Like the Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy before him, Khalili built homes of earth with thick walls, curves instead of straight lines, and consideration for the needs imposed on residents by their climate. Neder Khalili.

A Sustainable Home Made from Shipping Containers?

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You will see that these homes made from shipping containers are not […]. green building recycling shipping container home You read that right. You can take used shipping containers and build a lot of things, up to and including living quarters. I reader of this blog gave me a heads-up on this concept, and I wanted to bring it to your attention.

20 Incredible Home Theater Designs You Won’t Believe

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Home theaters are becoming almost mandatory in modern family home designs. Our generation loves it’s media, and we want a room in our home that gives television, gaming and movies the sound and picture quality they deserve, along with a comfortable place to view them with family or friends. Media rooms, or home theater rooms, are fun to plan, because they work well in areas that are generally more complicated to work with, such as windowless basements.

Working from home: How to make it cheaper (and warmer)

Green Prophet

Now, it has become the new normal and for many of us, our homes feel as though they have become our permanent office space. Many of us have gone from spending a few awake hours in a home, to the whole day. Green Tech and Gadgets eco home energy saving

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Evaluating the Greenness of a Home

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How to Determine the Water Usage of Home Before You Buy. green home audit saving water green home water efficiency of a home

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Home for Christmas

10,000 Birds

This year I’ve chosen to forsake the summer entirely and head to my parent’s home in Cheshire in England. It’s the time of the year again, where I leave the sometimes ephemeral Austral summer of New Zealand for a foreign clime. The skies are grey, the temperatures low, but the house at least is warm (a trick New Zealand has yet to master), the food plentiful and the birds good. Cheshire is a pretty good spot if you are interested in birds.

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Buying a green home

Green Living Tips

Consider the environment when buying a home and you'll not only lighten your. Pick up some tips for buying a green home future household environmental impact, but you could save a bunch of cash over the long term.

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Decorate Your Home in Eco-Friendly Style

Living Green & Saving Energy

Decorate Your Home in Eco-Friendly Style. eco-frienfly kitchen green remodeling how to go green saving energy eco-friendly kitchen remodel eco-friendly living green home remodel save energy

Winter Birding on Home Turf

10,000 Birds

But all birders know the value of your home turf, a.k.a. Your home turf could be your yard, your neighborhood, your county, the place where you know a certain tree limb is popular for Brown-headed Nuthatches , a lamp-post that does double duty as Red-shouldered Hawk perch , or a mailbox known for hosting an annual Carolina Wren nest. For me, my current home turf is a 2.5 Tall pines on my home turf.

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Home crayon recycling

Green Living Tips

Recycling crayons isn't going to save the environment by any means; but it's just a little less garbage winding up in. landfill, can save you money and can help teach your children the value (and fun) in recycling

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Heating Your Home – Eco-friendly Considerations

Living Green & Saving Energy

easy green living tip energy efficient materials green living reduce fossil fuels saving energy saving money efficient home heating home energy efficiency save energy and money It is summertime now in the northern hemisphere, but that is not too soon to begin preparing for the colder months that are inevitable later this year. And for readers in the southern hemisphere, this post may be timely.

Home cleanups help the environment.

Green Living Tips

A big cleanup around the home, shed and yard can lighten your environmental impact and save money Have you ever stopped to think how much stuff you have? Do you remember exactly what you own?

Modern Home Office Design Ideas

Green Furniture Home Design

Because twenty-first century technology allows people to do more work from home than ever before, the home office is an essential part of every home. Your home office can take up as much or as little of your house as you want it to. Home Office home office decor ideas modern design tips for home offices modern home office design

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5 Seemingly Outdated Items to Have at Home

Eco Friendly Daily

When it comes time to clean and organize your home , you might find that you have several outdated items lying around. Much of classic home décor and electronics can still be used today, even if it’s not in the traditional manner. Making Your Home Unique.

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Cool Home Workspace Design Tips

Green Furniture Home Design

When working at your home office or in any work environment, it’s always important to enjoy the are around you and fee comfortable with where you are working. Check out these cool work space design tips: 1.Make it spacious: A home office space that is too cluttered it really tough to work in. Home Office home office design home office ideas

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