The Coconut Hunter: Combating Food Waste.

Elephant Journal

A few years ago just as the coconut oil/water trend was taking off, I noticed something that was appalling. Coconut waste. Food Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today coconuts death by coconut environmental food food waste Fort Lauderdale wasted coconuts

The Resistance is Growing: Take Note, Oil Companies & Corporate Oil Consumers

Sierra Club Compass

Photo by Peg Hunter. Photo by Peg Hunter. Photo by Peg Hunter.  We are organizing to hold oil companies and their corporate consumers accountable for their impact on our lives." Dirty Fuels Oil Tar Sands By Rachel Rye Butler.

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

Sierra Club Compass

Electric Vehicles Get the Vote in New York City » Spirit Bears, Salmon, and Tar Sands Oil Dont Mix. 's Great Bear Rainforest where spirit bears live (and incidentally, yet another island oil giant Enbridge omitted from their proposed tar sands tanker route map ). The Oil Drum.

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Fracking Sucks! Waylon Lewis talks with Josh Fox of Gasland fame.

Elephant Journal

See GASLAND and you’ll see it’s hitting conservatives and hunters and business owners and real estate values and children…all of us. Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: One Take: In the Moment with Josh Fox. Fracking is not a hippie liberal environmentalist issue.

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The Final Days of the Danube backwaters in Belgrade: Chinese Belt and Road Initiative is coming to Serbia

10,000 Birds

They may have been disturbed by the presence of hunters in the Danube backwaters. The only wildcat I found was illegally killed by hunters during closed season.

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How Long Must We Live With These Wildlife Conservation Myths?

10,000 Birds

The myths that hunters and anglers pay for the majority of our wildlife conservation (debunked in my post on The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Who Pays for It ) and the misconception that “predator management” is a necessary part of the wildlife conservation equation.

LWCF Funding: A Hidden Gem in the President’s Budget

Conservancy Talk

This funding now includes providing better access to existing public lands particularly for hunters and fishermen.

Just in Time: Kenn Kaufman’s “A Season on the Wind” — a review

10,000 Birds

One other irony in this regard is this: there is some evidence that migrating birds are benefited by the “rest stops” offered by oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, according to another good book on migration, Miyoko Chu’s 2006 Songbird Journeys. How blessed can one guy be?

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New Hope for the Hawaiian Monk Seal?

Conservation Hawaii

Beginning in the early nineteenth century, monk seals became easy targets, lying defenseless on the beach, their valuable oil and pelts sought by hunters looking for a quick [.]. Hawaii is home to a variety of unique flora and fauna. It is also home to the most endangered seal species in America, the Hawaiian monk seal.

Unlucky Ducks, Lucky Penguins, and Good-Luck Ostriches

10,000 Birds

near Little Rock, Arkansas, an oil spill has polluted a lake. Some ducks have succumbed to the oil, while others have been rushed to rehab facilities. Duck hunters and wildlife officials alike worry that the spill will affect both hunting season and migration. While penguins who live in Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium don’t have to worry about oil spills or other environmental disasters, they have problems of their own.

The Duck Stamp and Lack of National Wildlife Refuge Funding

10,000 Birds

The LWCF receives money from: (1) tax on motorboat fuels, (2) sale of surplus Federal real property, and 3) Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing fees. They don’t take into account the valid concerns non-hunters have about buying the stamp, which fall into two main areas: 1. Many wildlife watchers, birders and photographers don’t want to support a stamp that is so intimately and historically associated with hunting.

Environmental Economics: More on bigfoot

Environmental Economics

  Note: played golf last Sunday at the Uwharrie Golf Club and a fellow in our foursome is a good friend of the hunter described below and he relayed this story. The hunter said the group was very, very serious about this quest. The hunter tells them it can’t be.

Better Than Beer: Confessions of an Uncertainist

Wend Magazine

There is nothing in the world more helpful and responsible and righteous and certain than a man in the depths of a poorly folded map and I know I’ll get into those rotten things pretty soon… now I know how Hunter S. Click here to view the embedded video.

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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. .

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10 Reasons Why Species Become Endangered


History abounds with stories of mass extinctions of animals by hunters and the consequent deaths of their predators if not by direct hunting as well, then by starvation because they no longer have a food source. The United States Endangered Species Act.

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Garden tool care

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Like the hunter who uses his so-called season time, when game may not be pursued, to maintain his weapons and kit so the gardener must use his quiet season – mostly winter time – to maintain his equipment.

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The Scariest thing in Colorado.

Elephant Journal

Here’s what we can do: Amendment 71, is backed by million of dollars from the oil and gas industry and their advocates, in large part because it is intended to stall any future attempts to place ballot initiatives like #75 (local control over oil and gas) and #78 (2500’ setbacks) on the ballot.

The Sage Grouse Saga, Act 2: Action!

Nature Conservancy - Science

In the high desert hunters still enjoyed abundant big game populations and reported flushing hundreds of sage grouse. For example, one important new BLM guideline directs new oil and gas development outside of healthy sagebrush areas. One year ago, the U.S.

2016 111

Renaissance of New Drugs for Rare Diseases


Once famously described as “orphan diseases, too small to be noticed, too small to be funded” in the Hollywood drama Lorenzo’s Oil , rare diseases are getting unprecedented attention today among drug manufacturers, who are ramping up research efforts and marketing new medicines that promise fuller lives for children and other patients with these heartbreaking conditions.

Bipartisan Environmental Leaders’ Message to Congress: Reauthorize Conservation Funding

Conservancy Talk

The fund—which uses no taxpayer dollars—generated up to $900 million every year from offshore drilling fees paid by oil and gas companies. LWCF gave better access to the outdoors to millions of Americans, from hunters and fishermen to urban families. A 2012 public opinion poll conducted by TNC found that 82% of likely voters supported reinvesting funds from oil and gas fees into land and water protection.

Why Are Elephants Endangered Species?


Humans are moving into the habitat of elephants, building roads, businesses, homes and sometimes creating big plantations, for products like palm oil. . There is no more iconic symbol of wildlife. conservation than the noble elephant that marches the plains of Africa and the jungles of Asia.

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New Green Roofed School in Kuwait Will Promote Hands on Agricultural Learning

Green Prophet

When we think of Kuwait, not only do we have a hard time getting past the young hunter who killed a wolf and then posed for a series of family shots, but we also envision an unforgivable industrial landscape pocked with oil drilling platforms and desalination plants.

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Why Are Pangolins Endangered?


Hunters began capitalizing on pangolin sales when Mao Tse Tung formally promoted Traditional Chinese Medicine in the 1950s. Pangolins are small nocturnal creatures. who quietly roam through forests and savannahs eating termites and ants. They are solitary and easily frightened.

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What Causes Animals to Become Extinct?


Or consider a fish who can swim through toxins from petroleum byproducts polluting its waters unaffected and compare it with a fish from a different species who is suffocated when oil congeals in its gills. Species slowly and gradually adapt to changing.

Linda Hufford: A Rehabber Comments on “Collecting” Rare Birds

10,000 Birds

A number of years ago I was granted the privilege of flying into the Kuparuk Oil Field, above the Arctic Circle in the remote regions of the North Slope Borough in Alaska. Researcher” is a term that should differ greatly from the term “trophy hunter.” This week’s guest blog was written by Linda Hufford, who has been a wildlife rehabilitator specializing in raptors for over twenty years. She runs Birds of Texas Rehabilitation Center in Austin County, Texas.

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

Elephant Journal

we have witnessed a 1,000-fold increase in soy oil consumption. About 10 to 20 percent of our calories come from soybean oil rather than omega-3 fats we should be eating. Our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate no seed oils. Extra-virgin olive oil.

2016 105

Top 10 Endangered Marine Mammals in the World


The Exxon Valdez oil spill alone claimed the lives of at least 3,000 sea otters. Known for returning every year to the same estuary, Belugas are an easy prey for hunters. In Native American folklore, whales are depicted. as guardians of oceans.

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Why we Struggle with Weight Loss: The Missing Link.

Elephant Journal

We eat too much high fructose corn syrup , refined flours, refined vegetable oils, trans fats, and overall fake junk processed foods. Get healthy dietary fat from extra-virgin olive oil , coconut oil , nuts, and seeds.

2016 112

Peak passenger pigeon – looking at “Martha” after a century extinct

Green Prophet

A single hunter could take in 5000 birds in a day. Hunters in Michigan collected 7.5 Then, following the same pattern as peak whale oil , peak fish and peak oil , their numbers began to collapse.

How many birds are killed by windmills and other green energy projects?

10,000 Birds

About 15 million birds are killed annually by hunters, and of course this is distributed among a very small number of species. Oil and wastewater pits, and oil spills kill about 2 million birds a year in the US ( Sibley ). Nobody knows and I’m not going to pretend to tell you.

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

Green (Living) Review

Built on RMI’s 30 years of research and work in the field, “Reinventing Fire” maps pathways for running a 158 percent bigger United States economy in 2050 but needing no oil, coal, or nuclear energy.

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Can Nature Take Care of Itself?

10,000 Birds

Inserts in rodent poisons that assure the public they will not kill anything but the offending rats or mice pedal the same questionable claims as those of the snake oil salesmen of bygone days. This blog was written by Marge Gibson, co-founder of Raptor Education Group, Inc. in Antigo, WI: Most of us have our own idea what the phrase “nature takes care of itself” means. My father, a lifelong conservationist, spoke those words with reverence when describing the natural world.

2015 160

Polar Bear’s Threatened Species Listing Brought To Court Once Again

Eco Friendly Daily

People were concerned that the listing of the polar bear would lead to increased restrictions and changes, especially concerning oil drilling, hunting and the greenhouse gas emission regulations.

Book Review: “I’m With the Bears”

Green Prophet

Bill McKibben was arrested in August this year while protesting against TransCanada’s proposed plans to build a pipeline that would carry oil from the Alberta tar sands to Texas.

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Reason #17411 Not to Own Wild Birds

10,000 Birds

These Blasts From The Past Audubon Rebrand Don’t Be a Slob Birder First I and the Bird of 2010 is Coming… Liben Lark Gets a Lifeline “Science Versus Snake Oil&# About the Author Corey Corey is a New Yorker who has lived most of his life upstate but has spent the last three years in Queens. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B.

2011 130

Where Have All the Steller Sea Lions Gone?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Ghost Hunters: Recovering Lost & Abandoned Fishing Gear Saves Fish. Steller sea lions are also threatened by boat strikes, pollutants, habitat degredation, illegal hunting and offshore oil exploration.

2017 86

Are Japanese whalers the only “criminals”?

Eco Friendly Daily

Naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough says there is “hard scientific evidence that there is no humane way to kill a whale at sea” A whale’s life is difficult enough without having to evade hunters.

Jerusalem Sage and Nettles – January’s Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

When root vegetables are excellent, a simple cooking idea is to chop them into coarse chunks, turn them over in olive oil and your favorite spices with salt and pepper, and roast in a medium oven till done. Look for edible mushrooms after a rainy day, but always – always – be guided by a trustworthy and experienced mushroom hunter. Rainy, muddy winter brings out the best of January produce in the Middle East.

Signing Petitions Promotes Animal Exploitation – A Deer Case Study


Katya Jolly (the founder of the petition) suggests that instead of CPW culling more animals, they should focus on the actual reasons for deer population decline such as “habitat loss, development, oil and gas drilling, hunting, and road construction.” Hunters in Colorado already kill up to 1,364 bears and 467 mountain lions a year. A petition has been doing its rounds on social media the last month concerning the deer population in Colorado.

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Sarah Palin Secretary of Energy or the Interior?

10,000 Birds

Though comprising only 10 percent of the Arctic Refuge, the coastal plain has been at the center of an ongoing debate over oil and natural gas drilling for more than 30 years. As of this posting Donald Trump LOST the popular vote of the 2016 presidential election by over 1,000,000 votes.

2016 169

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. What should we do about Peak Oil?

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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.

Answer to the Diabolical Avian ID Quiz: From A to Z in Queens

10,000 Birds

These Blasts From The Past For Medicinal Use Only Wake up and smell the frangipani Cattle Egret at Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn There’s Oil in Them Thar Birds! He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their two indoor cats, Hunter and B.B.

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