Peru is Calling – Win a Birdwatching Adventure!

10,000 Birds

If you read our earlier post , you know that the national tourism office of Peru is giving away a 7-day bird watching adventure for two in Peru, home to over 1,700 species of bird. … Birding contest Peru South America

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Licking Clay: the Macaws of Tambopata, Peru

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Licking Clay: the Macaws of Tambopata, Peru Licking Clay: the Macaws of Tambopata, Peru By a Guest • March 18, 2011 • 2 comments Tweet Share Some of the most popular birds in the world are parrots, particularly the large, multi-coloured Ara Macaws. Is this one of the ornithological highlights on the planet? in south-eastern Peru.

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How to Feed the World Without Killing the Planet?

Nature Conservancy - Science

18–20 For example, in Peru, where the government encouraged investment in oil palm agriculture, researchers found that highly-capitalized, intensive growers used less land than small to mid-sized producers that had lower-yielding operations.

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Be Careful What You Wish For: A Punter’s Guide to the World Birding Rally

10,000 Birds

Hugh, who years ago helped me find my first Pauraque in the Rio Grande Valley , visited Peru as part of the 2014 World Birding Rally, where he stopped thinking of himself as an experienced birder. Come to Peru, they said. There’s this World Birding Rally that’s going to blast across 1,500 kilometers of northern Peru. They didn’t say, you’ll be chasing along behind the best birders on the planet and trying in the 5 a.m.

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Water Condensers: Technology to Save the Planet?

Environmental News Network

Can this innovative science become a planet-wide technology that can save countless lives? This process has been a product of nature since water formed on this planet, and humankind is now able to duplicate the process in a more efficient and usable scale.

The Law of Nature (that None of us are Following).

Elephant Journal

In order for us to survive on this planet we have to start paying attention to. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Travel Africa birth rates nature Peru reproduction sustainablility water

Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity

The Green Changemakers

Full Planet, Empty Plates Slideshow Presentation from Earth Policy Institute With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. “In

Karl Marx and the Metabolic Rift Theory

Green Blog

An example of a global metabolic rift and its consequences can be seen in the 19th century trade in guano (bird droppings) and nitrates from Peru and Chile to Europe. The Vulnerable Planet”.

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Birding Without Borders: A Review

10,000 Birds

He contacted local birders, hundreds of them, around the planet, telling them of his project and giving them his itinerary. (He BIRDING WITHOUT BORDERS: An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World. By Noah Strycker. Houghton Mifflin, 352 pp., $27. ISBN 978-0-544-55814-4.

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The 'Green' Help, MyCleaningProducts.com Offers a Cleaning Regimen That Infuses Wellness

Green (Living) Review

Made of natural ingredients from Peru, the company promises consumers a cleaning regimen that effectively cleans and promotes wellness. Specifically, they are from remote locations in Peru.

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Twenty Hummingbirds To See Before You Die

10,000 Birds

These high-flyers from the montane grasslands of Ecuador, Peru and Colombia should not be missed on a trip to these countries. Nowhere common, this wonderful hummer is found from Costa Rica to Peru and is a specific pollinator of the heliconia flowers it attends.

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15 Strategies to Reduce Deforestation

Greentumble

Yet if we continue to lose our forests at the current rate, in 80 years from now there will be no forest left on our “green” planet [2]. Deforestation is happening everywhere on the planet for many different reasons that vary from region to region. Forests are one of the most important.

The downside of cashew nuts

Green (Living) Review

When we look at this closely it is a little like the use of European and American vegetarian of Quinoa from Peru where the people growing it can no longer afford to use it.

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Rare Tanagers, Antpittas and Bearded Helmetcrests

10,000 Birds

Colombia is not only home to nearly 20% of all avian life on the planet but this birding mecca also accommodates an incredibly high percentage of highly sought after species.

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Why The Climate Movement Cannot Ignore Trade

Sierra Club Compass

The health of our planet depends on our ability to make big changes in our economy. Photo courtesy of Jim Wylie.

Hydroelectricity: What are the Advantages and Disadvantages?

Greentumble

And, despite their potentially damaging impacts on the planet, fossil fuels are not thought of as a similarly life-sustaining resource [2]. #3 Hydroelectric power project alters natural habitat in Peru. Hydropower, the creation of mechanical energy.

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Microbial Biomass in the Oceans Weighs As Much As 240 Billion African Elephants

Eco Friendly Daily

A remarkable find has been that some of the biggest masses of life on the planet are carpets on the seabed made by giant multi-cellular bacteria that resemble thin strands of spaghetti. They feed on hydrogen sulphide in a zone of oxygen-starved waters off Peru and Chile.

Astonishing Facts About Wetlands

Greentumble

As unappealing as the term “wetlands” sounds, wetlands should be celebrated for their multiple services they deliver which help keep our planet and society going as well as for their extraordinarily beautiful landscapes.

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 marks best ever show with 10% increase in attendees

Green (Living) Review

Newness is crucial to our business, and nowhere in the UK is there more innovation that is relevant to my business than this show,” says Al Overton, head of buying at Planet Organic.

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How much bird is there, anyway?

10,000 Birds

Here’s some data from the famous research project of Manu, Peru, giving biomass in kilograms per hectare. I do not assume that Manaus is fully representative of the planet earth, and I already pointed out St.

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Pink LEDs Grow Future Food with 90% Less Water

Green Prophet

Significantly, for a sustainable future anywhere on a planet with 7 billion already – and 9 billion by century’s end – this means we could grow crops with 90 percent less water. 10,000 years after inventing agriculture, will we 7 billion take this strange next step?

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What Israel, the UAE and Qatar have in common

Green Prophet

1-12 in Lima, Peru. Aas said that when it comes to preventing irreversible warming of the planet in coming years, it isn’t a question of adaptation versus mitigation. “We

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David de Rothschild Talks Adventure And Plastic With Green Prophet (Exclusive)

Green Prophet

I wanted to create a compelling and pioneering adventure that would not only be informative but would capture the imagination of a global audience and empower them to act more responsibly towards our planet. We can make saving the planet an adventure.

Green Cleaning Moms Receive Aid from MyCleaningProducts; MCP Now Supplies Non-Toxic Rust Remover and Other Cleaners

Green (Living) Review

And so, if the said cleaners are used in everyday cleaning, green mothers, or green citizens, for that matter, can help everyday preserve the planet. However, most of them are from the remote areas of Peru. MyCleaningProducts.com unveiled its non-toxic rust remover, mold remediation products and other cleaners. The company aims to help the public incorporate 'green-ness' and wellness with cleaning through its cleaning regimen.

Cleaning Products: MyCleaningProducts Joins Olympics 2012 Green Dream with Green Cleaners

Green (Living) Review

That is the commitment to help build a more sustainable planet. Most of the unique ingredients the company used to produce its green cleaning products are from Peru. The 2012 Summer Olympic Games is going green. With its organic-based cleaners, MyCleaningProducts.com supports the sports event's green dream. Miami, FL : The Summer Olympic Games 2012 and green cleaning products have something in common. The 2012 Olympics, which will take place in London, has a green dream.

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Where to See 10 Impossibly Elusive Mammals

Nature Conservancy - Science

Just about every eco-tourist heading anywhere from Costa Rica to Peru wants to see a jaguar. Consult Lonely Planet or other popular guidebooks on spotting Australian wildlife, and you’ll find yourself in a zoo. What mammal do you most want to see in the wild?

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Review: Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil – The.

10,000 Birds

Briefly, the Pantanal “is a seasonally flooded wetland covering more than 80,000 square miles&# and the Cerrado is “a distinctive Brazilian habitat as well as one of the planet’s biologically richest savannas.&# Both are under threat from a variety of interests, and those threats and possible solutions that would allow at least some of the habitat to be conserved are discussed.

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Bird Surprises

10,000 Birds

Geoff and I are driving The Back Breaker slowly along ice-encrusted roads in the country outside Harbor Springs, Michigan (which, by the way, is the home of the most evasive Bohemian Waxwings on the planet).

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21 Ethical Holiday Prezzies for Gift Inspiration!

Eco Chic

Disposable straws account for a huge amount of preventable waste; glass straws are a gorgeous replacement that is great for the planet. So far LSTN has helped over 15,000 people hear in Kenya, Peru, Uganda and the United States.

Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds

10,000 Birds

Frigatebirds (Fregatidae) Five species of frigatebird ply the planet’s tropical skies and seas.

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Rocking the “Eco” Kasbah du Toubkal in Morocco

Green Prophet

You could be in Switzerland, Peru or Nepal. But the Muslim prayers on the radio remind you that you are on another planet altogether. Karin goes on a 2-night stay at Kasbah du Toubkal, an eco-lodge in the foothills of North Africa’s highest peak.

The Nonessential Whooping Crane

10,000 Birds

You can designate it thus; you can legally call it a Rhode Island Red chicken if you want, but no whooping crane on this planet is nonessential.

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ACTION ALERT! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public.

10,000 Birds

A species which is the most abundant crane species on the planet. home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Sandhill Crane Hunt in Kentucky?! Sandhill Crane Hunt in Kentucky?! By Julie • March 14, 2011 • 18 comments Tweet Share ACTION ALERT! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public comment on a proposal to hunt sandhill cranes in Kentucky.

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Get Your Skysight On!: How to Change the Way We Perceive the World

The Green Changemakers

An Oregon artist creates giant, living images to help students see their planet in a new way. Photo by Daniel Dancer In the 1980s, Oregon artist Daniel Dancer came upon the Nazca Lines of Peru—giant sketches drawn in the desert by ancient peoples.

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An Ecology For the Soul

The Green Changemakers

On the parched desert plains of Peru, giant birds, whales, gods and geometric figures can still be seen etched upon the Earth. Crucial decisons affecting the lives of everyone on the planet are made daily under conditions that virtually guarantee failure.

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

Green Blog

One hopes that the Climate Creditor countries will insist on full reparations for a polluted planet. At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. 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.

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

Green Blog

According to leading US climate scientist Dr James Hansen, exploitation of the Canadian tar sands will mean “game over” for the Planet. Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming.

A Better Way of Making a Living

The Green Changemakers

Accepting limits to population and consumption" is realizing that as a human species we cannot continue to increase and also sustain the planet. In Peru 60 people just died in clashes between indigenous protestors and police over drilling for oil and gas in the rain forest.

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Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series - 11 Documentary Films Online - With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, over 2,000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, shot entirely in high definition, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet.

Mercury, Birds & People: What we can learn from studying our.

Elephant Journal

This is an aerial view of the Río Huaypetue gold mine in Peru, one of the largest in the world. Were about anything that helps us to live a good life thats also good for others, and our planet. >>> Want to stay in touch with elephant?

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Local Solutions to the Global Water Crisis

The Green Changemakers

Kevin Conway Water, covering 71 percent of Earth’s surface, gives our planet its distinctive blue hue when seen from space. Results here, and from a similar project in Peru, found no significant health problems. Yet for all that water, an astonishing small amount is available for human use. If we were to imagine all the Earth’s water in a 1000-litre bucket filled to brimming, the fraction that is freshwater and not locked in ice is a mere 25 mL.

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