Birding Sarokház Panzió – An Airport Hotel in Budapest

10,000 Birds

It was a great way to gradually get into the idea that we had left the United States far behind but there weren’t so many birds that we were overwhelmed. Trips Budapest Europe Hungary Swarovski

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of June 2012)

10,000 Birds

Corey’s Best Bird of the Weekend was the last bird he paid attention to in Hungary on Saturday morning before flying back to the United States, a European Goldfinch singing in a tree outside of his hotel.

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My Nemesis Birds to Be

10,000 Birds

American Dipper – Yes, I have seen Brown Dipper in Kazakhstan and White-capped Dippers in Ecuador but somehow I am missing the only dipper found in the United States, the American Dipper. Just in New York State I have seen eight different Whimbrel. In Hungary I managed to track down White-backed Woodpecker , allegedly a much more difficult bird to see, but never spotted a Black Woodpecker. “Thus, I give up the binoculars!”

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The Eurasian Nuthatch

10,000 Birds

White-breasted and Red-breasted Nuthatches can be found across almost the entire continent, Brown-headed Nuthatches are common in the southeastern United States and Pygmy Nuthatches liven up outings in the mountain west. We North Americans are spoiled with nuthatches.

2012 170

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deliberateLIFE Magazine Issue #5 – Review

Green (Living) Review

Fay has lived and worked in Hungary, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, the United States and South Africa.

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My Year in Birding 2012

10,000 Birds

Seeing 525 species was nice, as was the fact that I birded in four countries, nine of the fifty states in the United States, and fifty-one counties. New York State’s first Grace’s Warbler. June – Hungary. In June I went to Hungary.

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A Lent Fast With Impact

Eco Friendly Daily

and Ireland and also in Belgium, the Netherlands, Hungary, Switzerland, Australia, Canada and the United States. The Tearfund, a development agency with ties to the Church of England launched a 40-day Carbon Fast as an idea for lent observers.

Egypt Resists Monsanto’s Genetically-Modified Maize

Green Prophet

The United States is saturated with transgenic crops. According to the US Department of Agriculture, in 2011 nearly 90 percent of all soybeans, corn, canola and sugar beets raised in the United States were grown from transgenic seed.

The Future of Solar Design Dazzles Madrid

Green Prophet

In the ten years since the Department of Energy sponsored the first Solar Decathlon in the United States, both sustainable design and solar energy have undergone substantial developments. Hungary has come a long way with their ODOO project.

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World Water Day (March 22, 2012) - Water management initiatives to conserve resources around the world

Green (Living) Review

Region: The United States Activity: Rainwater harvesting project for the Butterfly Garden Firestone Building Products Company, LLC operates a construction materials business. Bridgestone Corporation has announced group-wide initiatives in conjunction with World Water Day to ensure that the company plays a proactive role in promoting the sustainable use of water during manufacturing processes.

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The Life and Death of Urban Highways

The Green Changemakers

This is leading many cities, not just in the United States, to question the place of major highways in urban areas and whether they merit further investment or removal. ITDP has offices in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States; employs more than 70 staff members; and supplements this team with leading architects, urban planners, transport experts, developers, and financiers.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

The 2009 Report of the German Advisory Council on Climate Change (WBGU, Wissenshaftlicher Beirat der Bundesregierung Globale Umweltveränderungen) was entitled “Solving the climate dilemma: the budget approach” and crucially stated: “The budget of CO2 emissions still available worldwide could be derived from the 2 degree C guard rail. years), Qatar (1.3), Guyana (1.4), Malaysia (1.9), United Arab Emirates (2.0), Kuwait (2.4), Papua New Guinea (2.5), Brunei (2.8), Australia (2.8;

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

Green Blog

One can convert the Carbon Debt or Carbon Credit from units of “million tonnes of CO2” simply by multiplying by whatever carbon price you desire in, say, US dollars. Annual per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution” in units of “tonnes CO2-equivalent per person per year” (2005-2008 data) is 0.9 Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming.

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

Green Blog

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. Quantitative, country by country analysis of the Climate Debt of Climate Debtor countries versus the Climate Credit of Climate Creditor countries may prove to be a valuable litigation weapon in the fight of Island States for their very physical survival.