Visiting US National Parks (Virtually)

Nature Conservancy - Science

Check out this treasure trove of virtual nature experiences — from sound libraries, to web cams, to virtual events at US national parks. Wildlife Camera Traps National Parks Traveling Naturalist

JustAhead app supercharges national park vacations

Green Traveler Guides

national parks. The audio guide recently garnered […] JustAhead app supercharges national park vacations is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. California North America United States Utah app for US national parks JustAhead travel guide for US national parks | Green Travel News | A new GPS-powered travel app turns smartphones into hands-free audio tours of Yosemite, Bryce Canyon, Death Valley and several more U.S.

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How You Can do Your Part to Preserve US National Parks

Green Living Guy

The National Parks of the United States run the gamut. From ocean preserves to mountain wildernesses, your pass to the National Parks can get you into any ecosystem you can imagine. Get a Pass A National Parks Pass is easy to purchase […].

Canada’s Shortage of Homes Busts into National Politics

Sightline Daily

Imagine an American election where Republicans promise billions in transit money for cities, but only if those cities agree to aggressively increase the amount of new housing in their districts. It’s hard to visualize.

Over 75 Nationalities Can Now Apply for an Egypt Visa Online

Green Prophet

An e-Visa for Egypt has been available since December 2017, but the Egyptian government has now expanded the list of nationalities eligible for the online visa program. The post Over 75 Nationalities Can Now Apply for an Egypt Visa Online appeared first on Green Prophet.

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Pitch in on National Public Lands Day, September 25


public lands for… The post Pitch in on National Public Lands Day, September 25 appeared first on Earth911. More here: Pitch in on National Public Lands Day, September 25. Eco and-trash earth911 inspire & motivate lands national pitch rakes will-gather

Washington State Leads the Nation on Climate Action

Sightline Daily

The bill implements the most aggressive statewide cap and invest system in the nation, and will be a critical tool to meet Washington’s recently updated emissions reduction targets. Eight years into Jay Inslee’s tenure, he finally signed a bill capping statewide climate pollution.

Move Over Bald Eagle: Meet 12 of the World’s Coolest National Birds

Cool Green Science

National birds can be endangered species, literary favorites or just epic birds. The post Move Over Bald Eagle: Meet 12 of the World’s Coolest National Birds appeared first on Cool Green Science. Meet some of the coolest.

More on user fees at national parks

Environmental Economics

That doesn’t apply when the public good starts to experience congestion problems, and that’s what’s happening in some of our national parks.   Equity and accessibility are important issues, but an entrance fee is a tiny fraction of the overall cost of visiting a national park, most of which are located far from centers of population. But to preserve our national parks for the next 100 years, it is necessary. 

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Feeding the nation

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The first and foremost job and task of a farmer is not to produce for the export market but it is that of feeding the nation. Any surplus, after the needs of the nation have been satisfied, that is for export but growing specifically, as seem seem to be doing, for the export market is not in the brief. First feed the nation. feeding the nation and the job of the forester is. producing timber for the nation.

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Illegal beef farmers promote deforestation in Chiribiquete National Park


According to the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), there are known links between protected ecosystems, cattle ranching and the supply chain behind the beef sold in Colombia

National Tree Week 2016

Green (Living) Review

26th November to 4th December CHANGING VIEWS As National Tree Week – the UK’s biggest annual festival of trees – approaches, The Tree Council is encouraging everyone to consider how they can change views for the better by planting and celebrating trees. National Tree Week provides communities with the impetus to fight back by planting the trees of the future and attempting to change the view for future generations.

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G20 nations subsidized $3 trillion in fossil fuels since Paris agreement


Despite promises, G20 nations continue to invest in fossil fuels amid the climate crisis

"Nation's Economists Quietly Evacuating Their Families"

Environmental Economics

financial system wavers, the nation’s economists have begun abandoning their homes and sending their loved ones overseas. “We’ve At press time, none of the nation’s economists could be reached for comment. If you are a mercantilist (one who thinks a trade surplus is good for the economy because the national income accounting identity shows that GDP is smaller with a trade deficit) then you think this is a bad thing for the U.S. Is a strong dollar a good thing for the U.S.

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Least developed countries tell rich nations to cut emissions


A coalition of 100 Least Developed Countries (LDC) is raising concerns over the slow rate at which developed countries are implementing their promises to reverse climate change

Nationalism is an infantile disease

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) “Nationalism is an infantile disease. " ~ Albert Einstein Nationalism and even the nation state are obsolete, in fact they have been thus for ever and a day, and both have been the cause for many of the wars throughout history while others, that is true, were for prestige, resources and such. This is a dangerous development and this nationalism generally ends in fascism. fascism nationalism politics

National Vegetarian Week 2016

Green (Living) Review

National Vegetarian Week 16-22 May 2016 National Vegetarian Week 2016 runs from 16-24 May – now in its 24th year this celebration of all things veggie is a great time to talk about food, traditions and those special dishes. National Vegetarian Week (NVW) 2016 is the ideal seven days to share your meat-free recipes, promote veggie products, showcase menus and launch new ranges.

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National Academies Gulf Research Program Fellowships

Environmental Economics

Sounds like a cool opportunity (open to "social and behavioral sciences"): Apply for a National Academies’ Gulf Research Program early career-research or science policy fellowship by 5pm ET on February 22, 2017. These fellowships support emerging researchers working to prevent oil spills and support healthy coastal communities and ecosystems as well as early-career scientists developing policymaking experience in the Gulf of Mexico region.

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Onondaga Nations eco-friendly firehouse produces all of its own energy


Environmentally friendly materials, community-focused design and renewable energy combine in Tsha’thoñswatha’, the Onondaga Nation’s new fire station

Arab Nations De-Vesting in Oil to Invest in Renewables

Green Prophet

Despite the recent move to renewable energy, the Arab nations currently invest very little in comparison to the rest of the world. Motivated by the prospect of economic decline, oil and gas companies in Arab nations are analyzing the growth of the non-oil industry within the energy sector.

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National Weather Service: ‘Don’t Go Surfing Unless.’

Environmental Economics

A bit late but still: Warning that Hurricane Joaquin was expected to produce powerful winds, violent swells, and dangerous rip currents, the National Weather Service strongly advised Americans today not to go surfing unless they could really shred that s**t. “As

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Citizen Science Tuesday: National Moth Week

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is National Moth Week? You should try National Moth Week (NMW) , coming up July 19-27, 2014. NMW encourages people all over the world (that’s right, national can stand for any nation) to participate in or create their own mothing events! They have national and international partners, including BAMONA. Submit photos of the moths and your mothing set-up to the National Moth Week Flickr group. A luna moth (Actias luna).

The Wealth of Nations and the Price of Baseball Tickets

Environmental Economics

I was cleaning off some bookshelves this afternoon and I came across a copy of The Wealth of Nations that I borrowed from a local library my senior year as an undergraduate (and never returned, but that's not part of the story)--in 1991.  Sticking out of the book was a ticket to an Orioles/A's major league game in Baltimore at old Memorial Stadium (ticket is pictured below): I know it's difficult to read, but the price of an upper reserve ticket in 1991 was $3.75.

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10 Top National Wildlife Refuges To Explore

Nature Conservancy - Science

A greater yellowlegs at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. The National Wildlife Refuge System is one of shining stars of United States conservation history, and the refuges in this system offer some world-class nature experiences. Like so many great conservation ideas, the national wildlife refuge began under President Theodore Roosevelt. Green jay, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge , Texas.

National Recycle Week

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) June 16 to June 22, 2014 saw another National Recycle Week in the UK. While the idea of a National Recycle Week is a good one for sure to some extent our focus, however, seems to be far too much preoccupied with just recycling rather than any of the other two components that make up the “Three Rs” of waste management. Therefore, as recycling is not and must not be number one on the agenda I propose a National and even International Reuse Week.

Illegal beef farmers promote deforestation in Chiribiquete National Park


A look at data provided by the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) shows that there are well-established ranchers operating in Chiribiquete National Park. The cattle are fattened on an 800-hectare farm in the northern part of Chiribiquete National Park.

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National Day of Prayer

The Alien Next Door

Today is the National Day of Prayer in the United States. The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May and designated by the United States Congress: people are asked “to turn to God in prayer and meditation.”. Jew power of prayer National Day of Prayer Christian faith muslim art in God fundamentalismI know because, as I was driving through Detroit, I tuned into WMUZ Radio and heard it from Bob Dutko, host of "The Bob Dutko Show".

National Watermelon Day – August 3rd!

The Green Samaritan

Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe National Watermelon Day – August 3rd! August 2, 2010 Did you know that August 3rd is considered to be National Watermelon Day ? Sounds like another great out-of-the-box idea to keep the kids busy on hot summer afternoon. Watermelon season is from May through September but late July to mid-August is the peak time for a juicy slice.

Recovery: Victories in Galápagos National Park

Nature Conservancy - Science

New hope for the iconic native wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. From the Field Wildlife Endangered Species Invasive Species Protected Areas

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10 National Monuments You’ve Never Heard Of

Nature Conservancy - Science

The namesake cactus of Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. National parks get all the love (well, at least most of them). And national wildlife refuges draw the birders and the field guide crowd. National monuments? National monuments also happen to be great — and often overlooked — spots for naturalists. With so many options, we’re betting there are a few fabulous national monuments you’ve never heard of. Chiricahua National Monument , Arizona.

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10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Nature Conservancy - Science

Petrified Forest National Park. You’ve heard of, or maybe even traveled to, our nation’s most popular national parks, from Acadia’s rock beaches to Rocky Mountain’s snow-capped peaks. But the United States is home to 59 national parks, many of which are off the beaten path. Entrance to all national parks is free on President’s Day weekend. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park , Colorado. Petrified National Forest National Park , Arizona.

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Crowds fill national park for Yellowstone reopening


As some of the biggest national parks start to reopen, visitors reassure themselves that it is safe to be outdoors. But unfortunately in places like the ever-popular Yellowstone National Park, everybody is crowding in to see Old Faithful.

Challenges of Natural Resource Economics and Policy | 5th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems

Environmental Economics

Challenges of Natural Resource Economics and Policy 5th National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems March 20-22, 2016 • New Orleans, LA • Royal Sonesta Hotel. Highlighting the challenges of socioeconomic research and policy in coastal systems, the 5th National Forum promises to generate collaborative efforts while providing a prominent venue for your current research, extension, and policy work.  This is a great conference.

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I've been drafted into Wolfpack Nation

Environmental Economics

Yellowstone National Park heats up at the fastest rate in 1,250 years


Temperatures in Yellowstone are rising faster than ever

Just Back: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Green Traveler Guides

As a California native who has lately been spending much of my time overseas, I jumped at the offer to explore America’s crown jewels: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. It turned out to […] Just Back: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | The Beauty Amid Us | It has oft been observed that we ignore or overlook the beauty in our own backyards.

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Green Planet: How Nations From Around the World Are Working to Save the Planet

Green Prophet

It is good to know that other companies and nations around the world are equally, if not more committed to clean energy. The post Green Planet: How Nations From Around the World Are Working to Save the Planet appeared first on Green Prophet. Hybrid or full electric?

10 Overlooked Wildlife Experiences in Our National Parks

Nature Conservancy - Science

national parks, and certain images pop to mind: Bears. But the National Park Service protects a wide range of wildlife, large and small. The National Park Service turns 100 this August. Please list your favorite overlooked national park wildlife in the comments. Death Valley National Park, Nevada & California. Salt creek pupfish in Death Valley National Park. 10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of. Joshua Tree National Park, California.

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Why Do We Need National Parks & Why Are They Important?


where steep sides of layered bands of red rock, revealing millions of years of geological history, reveal the Colorado River or Montana’s Glacier National Park with its many and massive mountain peaks, alpine lakes, and of course, glaciers. It has been possible to preserve most of these unique places by designating them as national parks. While different countries define national parks slightly differently, broadly speaking, national parks are areas used for conservation purposes.

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Save the Date! National Costume Swap Day

The Green Samaritan

Last year, my friends Lynn and Corey over at Celebrate Green launched National Costume Swap Day as a way to draw attention to swapping costumes to save money, keep millions of pounds of fabric (and plastic) from landfills, and as a fun way to kick off their Green Halloween® ! This year National Costume Sway Day is Saturday, October 8th and it’s easy to participate. Is it possible? Halloween time again? Save this date – October 8 – to get off on a fun, green start.

Piscataway Nation Welcomes Canadian Chiefs, Forward on Climate.

Sierra Club Compass

« Faith Community, National Preach-In Challenge Leaders on Climate | Main. Corruption Allegations, Monster Mine Madness, and the US Ex Im Bank » Piscataway Nation Welcomes Canadian Chiefs, Forward on Climate Rally to WDC.   On February 17, I am joining tens of thousands of people on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., along with tens of thousands more in cities and towns across the nation, in what will be the largest climate action in US history.

"Washington State Does Not Pass Nation’s First Carbon Tax"

Environmental Economics

While we did not pass the nation’s first carbon tax, many states around the country are looking at I-732 as a model and we expect a nationwide movement to take root in the years ahead. In case you haven't yet checked the webpage I pointed you to yesterday  (wasn't that a long time ago?):

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Twinlab Launches National Recycling Program

Green Living Ideas

The post Twinlab Launches National Recycling Program appeared first on Green Living Ideas. The Twinlab Supplement the Earth Recycling Program is open to any interested individual, school, office, or community organization. Participation is easy: sign up on the TerraCycle program page and mail in your waste using a prepaid shipping label. Green Lifestyle Recycling TerraCycle upcycle upcycling

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