The Ten Creepiest Spiders of North America

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bradley, author of Common Spiders of North America , is one of many professional and novice arachnologists in the country studying the planet’s eight-legged critters and working to dispel popular myths. It was the first new family of spiders to be added to North America since 1890. “It’s

Citizen Science Tuesday: Butterflies and Moths of North America

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What is Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)? BAMONA has set out to create a comprehensive database of butterfly and moth species in North America. If you live in Central America or the Southern U.S., Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia).

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Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean: A Book Review by a Lover of Parliaments

10,000 Birds

Here are some things I’ve learned from the Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean by Scott Weidensaul: The Burrowing Owl is the only North American owl species where the male is larger than the female, albeit, only slightly larger. ’ Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean covers 39 species found in, as the titles says, North America and the Caribbean islands.

State of North America’s Birds Report Released to Commemorate Centennial of the First Migratory Bird Treaty

Nature Conservancy - Science

One hundred years ago, North Americans united for birds. protecting birds and other wildlife, connecting all of North America in its efforts to protect our shared species. How Hummingbirds Journey North.

Ecosocialist Conference shows potential for a united green left in North America

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Business & Politics capitalism ecosocialism Ecosocialist Conference Jill Stein Keystone XL pipeline North America politics socialism “A resounding success!”

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

The second edition of the National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition has one of the longest book names in bird bookdom: National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition: Now Covering More Than 1,000 Species With the Most-Detailed Information Found in a Single Volume. The illustration above is the species account for Yellow-bellied Flycatcher in the National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd edition.

Imlay City, Michigan: Mulefoot Gastropub redefines the food culture

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Adventures with Bowfin, North America’s Underdog(fish)

Nature Conservancy - Science

What we see today in the backwaters and wetlands of eastern North America is a modern representative of a very ancient line of “primitive” fishes or “living fossils,” organisms that appear to have changed little over time.

Recreation Use Values Database for North America

Environmental Economics

From Randy Rosenberger on the RESECON listserv: I am announcing the public availability of the Recreation Use Values Database for North America.    “Welcome to the Recreation Use Values Database for North America.    The database and supporting information is available at: [link].    This is a work-in-progress that I hope to be able to add value to over time, in particular with your help. 

Review: National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

10,000 Birds

Fortunately for you, though, when I got home I found a review copy of National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America by Jonathan Alderfer and Paul Hess ready and waiting to be dissected for your delectation.

5 Fun Facts About Animals in ‘North America’

Conservancy Talk

This month The Discovery Channel premieres a new 7-part series, North America , that gives viewers and inside look at the animals and plants of North America. The best part of North America ? North America airs Mondays at 9pm EST on The Discovery Channel.

Winning some (eco) green in Vegas

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Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

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Meet the Coywolf, North America’s Beautiful New Coyote-Wolf Hybrid

Eco Chic

They have successfully spread over much of eastern North America since then and have become one of the most successful predators in the United States, despite also being one of the least protected. Photo: ForestWander.com via Wikipedia.

Coatepec and Xico, Mexico: Veracruz green high

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Manhattan: An Eco-Friendly Element in Times Square

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5 great green hotels in Canada

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Oaxaca, Mexico: an eco-hacienda muy tranquilo

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Santa Barbara grows up (and gets green)

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| A New Eco-Hotel in a Revitalized Arts District | I grew up an hour south of Santa Barbara, and have lived there twice over the last two decades.

America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

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” These places are not merely the hottest, they’re also where the most heat gets trapped in the summer months, which contributes to overall ickyness and […] America’s top 10 sweatiest cities is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. California Charlotte Dallas District of Columbia Florida Houston Los Angeles Miami North America North Carolina Orlando Raleigh San Diego Tampa Texas The Americas United States 10 sweatiest cities in U.S.

San Francisco: turning back the carbon clock

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| America’s Greenest City? | | We are proud to have been asked to contribute the May cover story for British Airway‘s magazine, High Life.

Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S. market

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| Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. travel marketplace and that number is trending upward—fast.

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa: from sardines to gorgeous sustainability

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California wine country: 10 great places to hike, bike and sip

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| Eco-Active In The Vines | Now that the harvest rush is winding down, it’s the perfect season for green wine lovers to savor the good weather and fall vineyard landscapes with a hike or bike ride in California wine country. Capped off with, of course, some wine tasting.

TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

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The program, which ranks hotels and B&Bs on their eco-friendly features, encompasses more than 8,000 properties in 67 countries (including 170 new entrants in Australia and New Zealand)—making it […] TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Jalisco, Mexico: on the elusive trail of organic tequila

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What Stores Sell Natural, Healthy Food (North America)

Eco-Vegan Girl

image from greggavedon.com A very common question I receive is, "where can I find natural food?", especially when it comes to unique recipe ingredients. My answer is typically to go to your local natural market or buy online.

Ojai, Calif.: that old green (and pink) magic has us in its spell

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| SoCal’s Eco-Friendly Oasis | With family in the ant swarm of the Los Angeles basin, we are frequently pulled southward from our tranquil northern California home.

San Francisco: Bay Area Green Tours leads the way

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Manhattan’s biggest hotel gets even greener

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Why Congress Should Fix How the U.S. Pays to Fight Wildfires

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Each year on average, more than 73,000 wildfires burn 7 million acres — ranging in ownership from federal and state to tribal and private — and destroy 2,600 structures, says the U.S.

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San Francisco: Verbena, new green magic on Russian Hill

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TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S.

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Woody Harrelson Backs North America’s First Non-Wood Paper Mill

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The actor and environmental Read More The post Woody Harrelson Backs North America’s First Non-Wood Paper Mill appeared first on Ecorazzi. First mentioned back in 2010, Woody Harrelson is back talking all about wheat-based paper – and the tremendous advantages it offers over its traditional tree-sourced counterpart. Causes Environment News Top News woody harrelson

San Miguel de Allende: an angelic hotel from Mexico’s Señor and Señora Verde…and mucho mas

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Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’

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Green Travel News Las Vegas Nevada North America The Americas United States Xtras green hotels Las Vegas U.S. | Green Travel News | Wynn Resorts was ranked number 100 out of 500 companies on Newsweek magazine’s 2015 list of top green companies in the U.S. The ranking is based on research by Corporate Knights Capital and HIP (Human Impact + Profit) Investor, Inc.

Supreme Court’s Stay on Clean Power Plan Won’t Stop Energy Revolution

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The Langham Huntington: a Pasadena icon goes green

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I’m only a few minutes north of downtown L.A., California Los Angeles North America Pasadena United States Green Globe Langham Huntington Reuters| Certified Green History | As I walk past the Rolls Royces, late model Porches and BMWs on my way into the Langham Huntington, I can’t help but wonder whether this impressive luxury hotel can really get its green on. but in gestalt time it’s a [.]

Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

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Mark R. Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Impact capital is revolutionizing the nonprofit world—and conservation.

Ukiah, Calif.: America’s greenest winery and a whole lot more

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