What is the National Bird of Nicaragua?

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / What is the National Bird of Nicaragua? What is the National Bird of Nicaragua? By Corey • March 11, 2011 • 6 comments Tweet Share The national bird of Nicaragua is the Turquoise-browed Motmot. Nicaragua is not the only country to have the Turquoise-browed Motmot as its national bird.

Low Impact Natural Building in Nicaragua

Green (Living) Review

Liz Johndrow from Earthen Endeavors Natural Building is teaching communities in Nicaragua how to build sustainable and natural homes that have low carbon footprints whilst also working to empower local women. Nicaragua is one of the world''s more natural disaster-prone countries.

The Green Economy Reports: Nicaragua: From Blackouts to Powerhouse

Green (Living) Review

Nicaragua’s thriving, renewable energy program is one of the most ambitious in the world, despite being the second poorest in Latin America, according to The Green Economy.

Beach Yoga in Nicaragua. {Video} ~ Sasha Friess

Elephant Journal

Nicaragua gives me the option to unplug from the outside world and to grow closer to my highest self. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Yoga Apoyo Lodge beach highest self Nicaragua paradise practice travel vacation

Nicaragua Yoga & Surf Retreat with MacKenzie Miller & Jack Dufour. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

Nicaragua Yoga and Surf Retreat: September 7th to 15th. With thanks to our longtime elephriend Alex and sponsor, Seek Retreat, for sharing this adventure with elephant and our readers. We wish we could will go! ~

How to Pack for a 30 Day Yoga Teacher Training Trip.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Yoga nicaragua wanderlust yoga teacher trainingTruth be told, I don't know if I have ever been this excited about anything in my entire life!

Breaking Free of Fences & Chains.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education animal animal rights animals are people too dog fences freedom freedom for all nicaragua Dogs are loyal and appreciative animals, so Esperanza is embarrassingly grateful.

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6 Eco-Friendly Resorts Around the World For Travelers With a Conscience

Eco Chic

A trip to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua is a must this season, where you could be staying at the rustic and very state-of-the-art Morgan’s Rock’s bungalows. If you’re anything like us, your wanderlust knows no bounds.

Quick Study: Do REDD+ Projects Benefit People as Well as Forests?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The projects range from dry, degraded grasslands to intact tropical forests, and from the tiny (the just 42 hectares Plan Vivo project in Nicaragua) to the enormous Noel Kempff project in Bolivia , which covers nearly 2,500 square miles.

Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

Green Blog

Some 18,000 people were on hand, including, scientists, intellectuals, lawyers and official representatives from 94 countries, among them the presidents of Ecuador, Venezuela, Paraguay and Nicaragua. President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen in December 2009.

I Want, She Says. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

I want to be on a beach in Nicaragua to be hiking the West Coast Trail of BC my home renovations to be finished all my bills to be paid to be more patient to apologize less to have more time. I want, she says.

Birding in Costa Rica, Birding in Guatemala

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In addition to Spanish, several other languages continue to be spoken, the pines and cypress trees of the Guatemalan highlands only occur as introduced species once you travel south of Nicaragua, and dozens of bird species that occur in Costa Rica and Panama don’t even make it to Nicaragua.

Study Finds Indigenous Land Management Highly Effective in Combating Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

A friend rang to say that ranchers had attacked a group of Mayangna Indians in a forest near Musawas in Nicaragua, killing one of the Indians and injuring several others.

What do forest rights have to do with climate change?

Green (Living) Review

A friend rang to say that ranchers had attacked a group of Mayangna Indians in a forest near Musawas in Nicaragua, killing one of the Indians and injuring several others. The first time I heard about Charlie Taylor was the day he died.

naturalezanica

Green Earth Journey

Name: Marlon Obando Solano and Amy Shelton Shop Name: naturalezanica Shop Link: [link] Location: Louisville, Kentucky (by way of Nicaragua) Ships To : everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products?

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Poor Countries Tap Renewables at Twice the Pace of Rich

Green (Living) Review

Similarly, wind power in Nicaragua may be half as expensive as traditional energy. Emerging markets are installing renewable energy projects at almost twice the rate of developed nations, a report concluded. A study of 55 nations -- including China, Brazil, South Africa , Uruguay and Kenya -- found that they’ve installed a combined 142 gigawatts from 2008 to 2013.

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The Conspicuous Steller’s Jay

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They are a non-migratory species found in western coniferous and mixed-coniferous forests, breeding from Alaska, western Canada, and the United States south through western Mexico to Nicaragua. The Steller’s Jay ( Cyanocitta stelleri ) is one of the ubiquitous birds seen at Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California.

Repairing Damaged Soil for Sustainable Farming

Greentumble

And this is not an isolated pattern: Nicaragua, Bolivia and Romania all saw rainfall and flooding reach levels of severity the likes of which had not been known for almost 100 years. It’s undeniable that there’s a worrying trend of more.

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Flat Tire Sutra.

Elephant Journal

But, the sky is shifting darker each minute and the October rains in the mountains of Nicaragua can last for hours, days, lifetimes. Waiting for the rain to pass would have been a great option on a lazy Sunday. I see a fleeting image of me, the coffee shop around the corner, a book, a perpetually steaming cup of coffee.but unfortunately not on a Tuesday afternoon.

Caffé Nero reports coffee-waste-to-biofuel success, plans expansion

Green (Living) Review

Last year, edie reported that Nero was building on its work with the Rainforest Alliance to “move beyond certification” and train-up coffee farmers across South America, having launched a farming community support initiative in Nicaragua in 2015.

Things I Learned While Birding at Laguna del Lagarto, Costa Rica

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The “who knows what else” comes from this site being situated among good-sized tracts of lowland forest connected to the big forest block in Nicaragua. Last weekend, I guided a trip to Laguna del Lagarto for the Birding Club of Costa Rica. Since all sorts of rare species are possible at this remote lowland rainforest site, I was looking forward to this trip for a while.

WWF Calls for Substantial Conservation Measures for Tuna and Sharks in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

Celsias

The members of the IATTC are: Belize, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, European Union, France, Guatemala, Japan, Kiribati, Korea, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Chinese Taipei, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela.

Developing countries doing more to save climate – Developed country leadership missing

Green (Living) Review

As an example, Nicaragua, a member of the LMDC, intends to have 94% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2017 from a share of 20% in 2007. Bonn, Germany, May 3, 2013 – The Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC) group, today, reminded developed countries that developing countries are doing more than their fair share to save the climate at the close of the first round of climate talks.

Easy, Bonus Birding at Cano Negro, Costa Rica

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Nicaraguan Grackle only lives in marshes around Lake Nicaragua. I guess that isn’t too surprising since a quick 30 minute float down the river goes right into Nicaragua. There are lots of great birding sites in Costa Rica. In fact, go anywhere with a good amount of natural forest and the birding is gonna be good.

Expectations and Suggestions for Caribbean Lowland Birding in Costa Rica

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But, if you want to go further afield, fear not, there is some wonderful lowland forest birding up near Nicaragua and down south by Panama as well. Costa Rica is situated right between two oceans. To the north of this mountainous isthmus, we have the Atlantic.

Electricity for Cuban mountain villages

Green (Living) Review

Phaesun installs independent solar systems in the framework of the Karen e.V. aid project The solar enterprise Phaesun which is situated in Memmingen has safeguarded the solar technological power supply of two Cuban mountain villages together with the non-profit making association Karen e.V.

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The Most Birds

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The checklist is from 2005 in Nicaragua and the observer who wrote the notes, David Fraser, one of three observers named on the checklist, freely acknowledged that the number is an estimate: Actual counts difficult to do given the numbers, for the commonest species (Neotropical Cormorant; Great and Snowy Egrets, Little Blue and Green Herons, Laughing Gull, Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture, Northern Jacana) the numbers here are estimates.

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Aplomado Twitch in Costa Rica

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Given the ground it covered in a matter of seconds, it was easy to see how this species could visit Costa Rica in the morning and just fly back to Nicaragua or onward to Panama that same afternoon. In Costa Rica, we don’t get many chances to chase birds.

The myth about a bloody October Revolution

Green (Living) Review

The Sandinistas were being demonized – and probably still are – the the powers-that-be in the US – when they had (and again have) the power in Nicaragua.

Easy Endemics and Photography at Myriam’s Quetzals, Costa Rica

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Quetzal is THE beloved, sacred bird of Guatemala and they do live there (and in southern Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama) BUT are more accessible in Costa Rica. Myriam’s Quetzales ! Are they her’s? Can there be a more enticing name than for a place that that? To be honest, quetzals aren’t seen that often right at Myriam’s but they are seen just down the road.

Easter gift ideas from Present Aid

Green (Living) Review

A gift of cocoa seedlings (£27) is the perfect Easter gift for a chocolate lover and can make a big difference for a farming family in Jinotega, one of Nicaragua's poorest areas.

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The Birding is Always Good at Cano Negro, Costa Rica

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There are two main wetland areas in Costa Rica, one in the Tempisque River floodplain, and the other in wetland areas associated with Lake Nicaragua. As birders, we tend to spend more time in wetlands than most of our peers, neighbors, and family members.

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Northern Central America: A Book Review

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The end result is that the whole “biographic” area (NCA plus southern Mexico and northern Nicaragua) is home to 41 endemic bird species. Birds know habitat.

SNAPP: Incorporating New Types of Knowledge for Conservation Solutions

Nature Conservancy - Science

My boot camp in post-humanitarian crises was Peace Corps Nicaragua in 1996. Part of me still wants to collaborate in solving those tangible, site-based problems I experienced 20 years ago as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nicaragua.

Ten High Mountain Specialties from Costa Rica

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Quetzal also lives in cloud forests in southern Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Mountains are a boon for birding. Although marching up and down and up and down can be a literal pain, the feathered rewards come in the form of super cool local species that rarely or never make it down to lower elevations. At least that’s the case for Costa Rica.

Elephants and Water Opossums and Wildebeests, Oh My

Nature Conservancy - Science

Get up close and personal with a water opossum and other wild critters of Nicaragua. How would a canal across Nicaragua impact the environment and the people who live there? There are so many reasons to love the flamboyant wildebeest.

The Blackbird that is a Meadowlark – Red-breasted Blackbird in Trinidad

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Considering that they only recently colonized Costa Rica and have since been spotted in Nicaragua, it seems that there will be Red-breasted Blackbirds for a long time to come, good news for fans of brilliant birds! Blackbirds are blackbirds. Meadowlarks are meadowlarks. In the new world all meadowlarks and blackbirds, along with grackles, cowbirds, orioles, oropendulas, and some others, are members of the family Icteridae , the New World Blackbirds.

The 2016 AOU Supplement and the Costa Rica Bird List

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Since the closest Mexican Violetears live a hop, skip, and jump away in Nicaragua, it also means that we have to pay close attention to violetears seen in Costa Rica in case a vagrant from the north decides to takes a short vacation to the land of Lizano sauce and silky-flycatchers.

47mph Volcano Board Wipeout is Hot Molten Pain

Wend Magazine

It was an opportunity to check out the medical care in Nicaragua (clean but not very thorough). Click here to view the embedded video.

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Secular democracy on the march in the Muslim world?

Green (Living) Review

This could be seen with the elections in Nicaragua and that returned Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega as president, which independent observers, including President Jimmy Carter, declared cleaner more democratic than the US elections. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The short and most simple answer to this question would be to say “hardly” but that might be as little too short.

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