Ten More Field Guides and References for the Serious Naturalist

Nature Conservancy - Science

Ten new and classic field guides and wildlife references to add to your collection. It’s remained in print since, and helped launch modern birding, with enthusiasts tracking birds from their backyards to the most remote reaches of the planet.

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Get Four 100-Page Wiser Living Reference Books for just $15!

Green (Living) Review

At 100 full-color pages each, these four reference books present the best articles from our recent issues – organized into four popular categories: Gardening, Energy, Country Skills and Living on Less. Are you looking for simple ideas to save money and live more lightly on the planet?

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Look Up for “Supermoon” This Saturday

Wend Magazine

More precisely, the moon will be just 356,577 kilometers away from our planet, and it will also be full. This phenomenon is sometimes referred to as ‘Supermoon’ because when it occurs, it appears as if the moon really is extremely, extraordinarily close.

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Can Environmental SF Help Save Our Planet?

The Alien Next Door

Climate change is just one—albeit a global—environmental issue referred to by Doherty. Macfarlane was referring to the power of storytelling in forming and influencing a society’s changing paradigm.

How Siberia’s methane craters affect the whole planet

Green Prophet

This is worrisome because methane is far more potent than carbon dioxide when it comes to trapping greenhouse gases in our atmosphere – the one atmosphere that everyone on planet Earth shares.

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Our Hungry Planet: Design Thinking Challenge

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] The following lesson, Our Hungry Planet, is brought to you by the California Academy of Sciences.

2018 52

The commute is literally killing us, and cooking the Planet

Green (Living) Review

The commute is literally killing us, and cooking the Planet. London, on the other hand, is almost devoid of life in the evening and I am not referring here to people wandering about and going to clubs, the theaters and such but people living there.

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Living Planet report 2010

The Green Changemakers

Living Planet Report 2010 The Living Planet Report relates the Living Planet Index – a measure of the health of the world’s biodiversity – to the Ecological Footprint and the Water Footprint – measures of humanity’s demands on the Earth’s natural resources.

2010 52

The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

In this case mostly so I can find passages for future reference, as Zero Waste Solutions has so much to say that makes sense and it points the way forward.

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Heroines for the Planet: Lovetarian Gabrielle Bernstein

Eco Chic

It’s an honor to take over this very special weekly series on Eco-Chick in which we’ll feature an extraordinary woman who is powerfully shaping our planet with her good work.

Inspired by Love, BELDI Sells Planet-Friendly Artisanal Crafts From Morocco

Green Prophet

This is how BELDI , which refers to all things folk and country about real Morocco, was born. We are suckers for a good love story, especially when it has an eco-twist.

Ecological Footprints and One Planet Thinking

The Green Changemakers

Principle 2: Ecological Footprints and One Planet Thinking The green space is teeming these days with lengthy and complex explanations about the meaning of sustainability. Ecological Footprint and One Planet both frame human impact in terms of physical space.

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COP18: Snapshot from Doha - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference COP18: Snapshot from Doha : Comments. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « COP 18: Video from Doha | Main.

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COP 18: Video from Doha - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference COP 18: Video from Doha : Comments. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « COP 18: Where Are All the Women?

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Reaching for Elysium: Why the movie could have been great but wasn’t

The Alien Next Door

She reminds him that when he gets to Elysium, he will see the most beautiful thing: planet Earth. Seen from this perspective, the planet Earth is a beautiful thing to behold. Blomkamp begins with the planet and he ends his film with the planet.

2013 157

Becky: A Tribute to a Friend and a Hero - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Each week in our blogs, we celebrate the grassroots heroes of the fight for the planet. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Becky: A Tribute to a Friend and a Hero : Comments. Compass. « Obamas Climate Legacy and the Keystone XL Pipeline | Main.

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Automakers Back Call for Fuel Economy Standards - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

During his first term as President, Barack Obama took historic steps to mitigate the climate crisis our planet is facing. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Automakers Back Call for Fuel Economy Standards : Comments. Compass.

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World deforestation: we’re losing a forest the size of NYC every 2 days!

Green Prophet

Climate change, urbanization, and resource depletion (more mouths to feed, burn wood in stoves for, graze more cattle for) is still happening at a fast an alarming clip, influencing our planet’s ability to store CO2 emissions, and protect diversity. This is an issue of global concern.

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Galactic Party at the Lord Nelson Hotel!

The Alien Next Door

Imagine a royal palace on an alien planet in a galaxy far far away…add hundreds of bizarre and wonderfully costumed aliens from all over the universe and you have Hal-Con at the Lord Nelson Hotel. What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schu.

2010 130

The leisure economy: can we save the planet by working less?

The Green Changemakers

Despite this, research shows that our working habits continue to put a strain on the planet's resources. Environmentalists responded by regulating industrial and urban discharge into water and air, through planning laws to preserve countryside and reclaim industrial land, and through preserving and conserving farmland and wild places as green lungs for the planet. Ewan Kingston The idea of a 'leisure economy' has been predicted for decades, but never realised.

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Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

Incorporating ways to help the environment into your lessons is not only good for the planet, but offers plenty of hands-on activities, lessons, and projects for students. Students can play this game to save Planet Helios from ecological disaster.

2010 66

Green Life Smart Life Opens – Our Launch Week Begins!

Green Life Smart Life

Just to show you the reference chart we are working from this is the LEED breakdown before our additional point threshold: Certification Level. Tags: About the Home Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Green Products Household LEED Plans Saving Money Smart Home Conservation Service Group Green Life Smart Life home nergy management HVAC LEED-H monitoring system points smart meter We submitted our LEED-H application one week ago today.

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Why Is Biodiversity Important to Ecosystems?


Biodiversity, short for biological diversity refers to the variety of life. Our planet is in the midst of what is commonly called the Sixth Mass Extinction. Ecosystem diversity is also used to refer to the number and variety of interactions in a certain area. References. [1]

10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources


But since then, we have crossed the threshold of the sustainable resource management, and began using more resources than one planet Earth can possibly provide. planet Earths available to sustain our needs. We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. References. [1]

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Writing as Playing Around.

Elephant Journal

My college major was among the most rigorous on the planet. Other students referred to the College of Social Studies, as it was officially titled, as the “college of suicidal sophomores.”

From ‘Sustainable’ to ‘Regenerative’—The Future of Food

Green (Living) Review

But rather than come up with one definition for the word "sustainable" as it refers to food and food production methods, we suggest doing away with the word entirely. Earlier this week, the paywalled site PoliticoPro reported that the U.S.

The Greening of the Self

Green (Living) Review

What Alan Watts called “the skin-encapsulated ego” and Gregory Bateson referred to as “the epistemological error of Occidental civilization’ is being unhinged, peeled off. Changing the way we can experience our self is the most important thing we can do to navigate ecological crisis.

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10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

Green Home Blog

Here 10 reasons why vegetarianism can save the planet as reported in 2010 in The Observer, a United Kingdom periodical. When excess sewage from animal farms is dumped or leaked into our waterways it creates hundreds of square miles referred to as ‘dead zones’.

Vegan Race Car Driver Leilani Münter Argues Veganism Is More Important Than Solar Cars


Currently, one-third of all the arable land on the planet is being used to grow feed for livestock. Love the driving reference there, so on brand. But vegan diets are better for the planet “ a nd discover more about Leilani and her activism, here.

2016 83

How Do Ocean Currents Affect Climate?


The movement of the ocean currents has an especially significant factor in the development of the planet’s climate. This constant cycling of water helps moderate temperatures across the planet, by creating ocean temperature variations that are less extreme than those found on land.

2018 76

Please, Jenna Dewan Tatum, stick to ethical veganism


LA Times interviewed Jenna Dewan Tatum, and vegans everywhere were excited to add her to the list of vegans to reference in future “ but you can be like” conversations. The three she’s referring to is helping animals, the planet, and ourselves (though not necessarily in that order).

Birds of the La Paz Malecon

10,000 Birds

Every year, there is a phenomenon that occurs here in La Paz, as well as many major cities across the planet. What I refer to as our “Big Three” in the shorebird category, the Willet , The Whimbrel and the Marbled Godwit all made an appearance.

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Tesla, Frequency, Vibration and Bioresonance Healing Therapy

The Alien Next Door

The natural frequencies of a musical instrument are sometimes referred to as the harmonics of the instrument. Orbital resonance occurs when two orbiting bodies—like two moons or two planets (e.g.,

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Drinking the hipster way

Green (Living) Review

Jam jars and other glass jars were the common drinking vessels of the poorer classes for many, many decades and more and the very term of “having a jar”, referring to having a drink, even in the pub, probably originates from that.

2018 151

10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


In fact, according to researchers every second person on the planet could have some microplastic in the body [13]. Plastic bags are a convenient way to carry. our purchased goods when we go shopping. They are a part of our modern lives, and we don’t tend to think much about them.

How Does Deforestation Affect Animals?


Since forests contain the largest percentage of the terrestrial biodiversity, deforestation is considered the leading cause of biodiversity loss on the planet. References. [1] Forests cover 31 percent of earth’s land.

2018 82

How to Lower Your Electricity Bills in Summer and Winter


Saving money while saving the planet. the largest carbon emitter on the planet [20]. Saving money while saving the planet. References. [1]

2018 73

15 Strategies to Reduce Deforestation


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. References. [1]

Is Nuclear Power a Renewable or Non-Renewable Source of Energy?


Even though, uranium is a common metal on our planet, it is still a non-renewable source. Once the Sun ceases to exist, our planet will die too, and we will not be bothered by the renewability aspect of our resources anymore. References. [1]

2018 76

Advantages and Disadvantages of Monoculture Farming


This method is also referred to as “monocropping” or continuous monoculture. According to the United Nation’s backed study from 2017, one third of the planet’s soils are degraded due to inconsiderate methods used in the modern agriculture [13]. Farming is one of our oldest. occupations.

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10 Ways to Conserve Biodiversity


Regulating services refers to anything that lessens environmental change. Biodiversity has played an important role in creating the planet we live on and continues to help us improve our lives. References. [1] Biodiversity is the pillar that allows.

2018 89

Waste Incineration: Advantages and Disadvantages


To put that in perspective, if we took all the human beings on the planet and placed them on an impossibly gigantic scale, their combined weight would only be one-quarter of that amount [2]. References. [1] According to the latest calculations, the world is currently producing about 1.3

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7 Reasons Why Nuclear Waste Is Dangerous


The global effect of nuclear contamination is visible even in the most unexpected places on the planet. Nuclear waste reprocessing is very polluting and is one of the largest sources of human-generated radioactivity on the planet. References. [1]