eBird and Urban Planning: City Green Spaces

10,000 Birds

Recently, an interdisciplinary group published a paper using eBird data in the journal Landscape and Urban Planning. ” Landscape and Urban Planning 196 (2020): 10374. The post eBird and Urban Planning: City Green Spaces appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Birds cities eBird Green Spaces Urban PlanningBirders who submit their checklists to eBird likely know that their data may be used to conduct research on avian migration, range, or population.

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Planned obsolescence

Green Living Tips

Planned obsolescence fuels hyperconsumption which impacts heavily on wallets - and our environment It's one thing for a product to generally wear out, quite another for a manufacturer to ensure a part of it does within a desired timeframe.

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Planning and executing birding plans in the times of corona-virus

10,000 Birds

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” Like many of you, I had plans for this year’s spring migration: to bird the very best tour of the Balkans, heading for northeastern Greece. The post Planning and executing birding plans in the times of corona-virus appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Serbia self-drive birding tour planning

10,000 Birds

So how do I prepare a detailed plan of my trip? In this last stage, I like going through the exact planning in some detail. This depends on your accommodation plan too. Depending on your planning you might have to remove or add certain ones. We greatly underestimated the traffic on our arrival, and it took us nearly 8 hours to drive from Belgrade to Uvac Nature Reserve (whereas we’d initially planned 4!).

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Dear Lover, let’s Make a Plan for Love.

Elephant Journal

Let’s plan for sunrises in Kenya and the northern lights in Iceland. Let’s plan for quiet nights where the tree frogs serenade us with their own private songs, and where we forget there is a world outside of the space between your heart and mine.

Incorporating ecosystem services in marine planning

Environmental Economics

I think if we tried harder, we could've squeezed a few more co-authors onto this one: Incorporating ecosystem services in marine planning: The role of valuation. Abstract: This paper scrutinises the use of ecosystem service valuation for marine planning. Current approaches to marine planning in both countries are presented and the role that ecosystem service valuation could play in this context is outlined.

Birding Argentina – Planning Stage

10,000 Birds

At the early stages of our planning we were aiming to spend a few days in Santiago de Chile and then move to the North-west Argentina where we planned to spend most of our time and then to finish near Buenos Aires. And so we began to carefully plan a very busy schedule so we could cover all the birding hot spots that we could find. Planning for such a whirlwind tour became a monstrous research task. Plush-crested Jay.

L.A. City Council Plans 1680 Miles of Interconnected Bikeways.

Wend Magazine

City Council Plans 1,680 Miles of Interconnected Bikeways Sami Ewers March 3rd, 2011 Follow me on Twitter @samiewers Los Angeles is a city that’s recognized, among other things, for its abundance of cars and near-constant presence of traffic and smog. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

Flexible plans due to flooding

10,000 Birds

First came Tropical Cyclone Hilda and then came Tropical Cyclone Joyce and our plans were being adjusted daily as more and more rain fell and the main highway (the only highway out!) Late last year we decided to meet up with my sister and her family in Western Australia and we reached an agreement that they would fly to Perth from Sydney during the school holidays in January.

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Why Businesses Should Go Green With Their Architectural Plans

Green Prophet

Reasons to Go Green with Architectural Plans. Foreign investors who are planning to expand their businesses overseas will surely be impressed by the ecological awareness that your company building manifests. Buildings that adhere to green architectural plans may entail higher costs during construction compared to conventional buildings. There are a plethora of benefits to green architectural plans. Moshe Safdie, Metalocus in China.

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"A Curious Plan to Fight Climate Change"

Environmental Economics

As improbable as it may seem, Mr. Clarke said the Patriot deal had played to his advantage — helping start his grand plan to remake coal mining into a greener industry. The plan involves creating pollution credits by planting or preserving trees around the world to offset the carbon emitted from burning coal.

Garden Planning for Seed Saving

Green (Living) Review

Planning a garden involves deciding what crops to plant, how to efficiently use your space, and correctly timing of planting each crop. With a little extra planning, you can have a garden that provides a bountiful harvest of both produce and seeds. Whether you are planning a large backyard garden or have only a small garden plot, these tips and strategies will get your planting efforts off on the right foot.

"Obama to reveal plan for cutting greenhouse-gas emissions"

Environmental Economics

The plans will require every state to reduce emissions from existing coal-burning power plants. States will also have until 2018 instead of 2017 to submit their plans for how they intend to meet their targets, the Associated Press reports. And if you don't have anything else to do today, and can't wait until tomorrow, you can read this from RFF' "What to Watch For in EPA’s Final Clean Power Plan" series: Timing: An Easy Concession for EPA?

Meal Planning for Dummies, Foodies & Busy People.

Elephant Journal

Food Green Health & Wellness busy people cooking foodie foodies meal planning more time quick mealsTurns out it is important for me to be efficient with my time, so I have made myself a new rule: I only cook.

Of course, the Senate Democrats' climate plan must tout jobs

Environmental Economics

Cantwell said the effort included input from 25 senators on three committees, and that the plan now has 28 co-sponsors.   The true benefit of the Senate Democrats' plan should be measured by the reduction in the social cost of carbon Because jobs are the only benefit of environmental policy (sarcasm): Leading Senate Democrats unveiled their vision Tuesday for a comprehensive energy policy overhaul that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through new technology.

How to Port Your Medical Insurance Plan

Green Prophet

Before renewing any health insurance plan, it is important for you to have a look at your policy and then analyze that whether its premium is worth the benefits that you received. If you think that your plan is a little expensive then you have the right to switch to a new insurance company.

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Distributional effects of different carbon price recycling plans

Environmental Economics

Most carbon tax proposals plan to return the money collected by the government to the people. Dallas Burtaw and Hal Gordon: Economists argue that the most efficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is to raise the price of energy by introducing a price on carbon emissions, either through a tax or a cap-and-trade regime.

Vertical Pallet Garden Plan

Green (Living) Review

Groundbreaking Food Gardens (Storey Publishing, 2014) by Niki Jabbour is a stellar collection of unique food garden plans from some of the best gardeners and designers in North America. Choose from 73 plans, each with its own theme and detailed illustration. Use these step-by-step instructions and build your own vertical pallet garden, perfect for growing your own food in small spaces.

The Problem with Making Plans.

Elephant Journal

My grandmother always says, "we make plans and God laughs.". Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor''s Picks be where you are cultivate awareness dreams future keep going law of attraction manifest reality mindfulness planning for the future presence reality

Homeschooling Lesson Plans for 2012/2013

Hug a Tree with Me

Coming confidently out of year one, I am very excited about Jordan’s lesson plans for this year. This school term will mark year two on our homeschooling journey. She is 4 ½ now and is still as excited about learning as ever which makes my job a whole lot easier. Like last year, I didn’t find any one particular pre-made homeschooling curriculum that I loved, so we are once again freestyling her lessons.

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Planning Alaskan Ruler Crab

Elephant Journal

At one outrageous planning Alaskan Ruler Crab is extremely straightforward. You get it solidified from the superstore, defrost in the ice chest and dive into bubbling water for five minutes to warm. The majority of Alaskan King Crab expended in North America is pre-cooked and solidified, a training that would not go on without serious […].

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Municipality unveils ‘Aladdin City’ plans for Dubai

Green Prophet

Cities Aladdin City One Thousand and One Nights tourism urban planning World Expo 2020 Three lamp-shaped towers make up the new Aladdin City that is being constructed in Dubai as part of an effort to boost the city’s profile ahead of the 2020 World Expo. I wonder what the genie thinks? Dubai is becoming something of a legend itself with indoor skiing , the world’s largest tower, and a suite of artificial islands.

The Pursuit of the Plan

Elephant Journal

It is good to plan. It is important to plan. It is only if you have a plan that you will go to where you want to go, or get what you are looking to have. There are many more iterations of the same philosophy. I don’t know if this is true. My case here […].

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Fall Garden Planning

Green (Living) Review

Now is the time to plan for a productive fall garden. But those who seize the opportunity for a second season will find the planning worthwhile as they munch on garden-fresh produce as Halloween approaches. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy fresh, nutritious cool-weather crops this autumn. With tomatoes, peppers and melons now hitting their late summer stride, it’s easy to forget that autumn can be as abundant as spring and summer.

"EPA’s Clean Power Plan Blocked by Supreme Court"

Environmental Economics

RFF on the issues: On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court granted a stay blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from requiring states to submit plans for major reductions in carbon emissions from electric power plants. The stay marks a setback for President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon pollution from the power sector by 30 percent from 2005 levels.

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Why we Need a Life Plan.

Elephant Journal

Does having a plan inherently detach us from the present moment? Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood clarity goals gratitude joy law of attraction life life plan living in the moment love mindfulness presentIt doesn’t seem to. In fact, it may even make us more susceptible to enjoying the present because our lives are given a vital context, a sense that what we are doing is aligned with our deepest and most foundational desires.

Planning Appeal Success for Sustainable Community

Green (Living) Review

Community group, Rhiw Las, have won their planning appeal to build four low-impact smallholdings, where they will grow their own food, create their own energy, and develop their own ecological businesses. A 'one planet' development for four families in Carmarthenshire has been granted (29 June 2016) planning permission upon appeal. It had originally sought planning permission in November 2014 under the 'One Planet Development planning principle.

Benefits and costs of the Clean Power Plan

Environmental Economics

Federal Clean Power Plan. From the RFF public relations machine: Nearly all US regions stand to gain economic benefits from power plant carbon standards that set moderately stringent emission targets and allow a high level of compliance flexibility, according to a new study by scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Syracuse University, Resources for the Future, and the Harvard Forest, Harvard University as a project of the Science Policy Exchange.

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Planned Obsolescence. {Cartoon}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Funny Green computers electronics planned obsolescence technology As Annie Leonard illustrates in “The Story of Electronics,” most of our computers, phones, etc. are designed for the dump—they don’t need our help. Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page and Facebook. Like elephant journal on Facebook. Ed: Brianna Bemel.

Get your Clean Power Plan comments in today!

Environmental Economics

Palmer, Anthony Paul, Hang Yin: Thursday is the deadline for public comment on EPA’s Proposed Federal Plan for the Clean Power Plan. As we have been preparing our own comments for submission (which will be available later this week at www.rff.org/cleanairact ), we have also developed a Technical Background document, Approaches to Address Potential CO2 Emissions Leakage to New Sources under the Clean Power Plan , to support others in preparing their comments.

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How We Make Promises, Plans, and Possibilities

Elephant Journal

Many people have big bold visions for the world, but it starts with either a promise, plan, or possibility. Enlightened Society acceptance accountability awareness plans possibilities promises Radical BrillianceI have a client who is currently in the process of writing a novel. It is a great story with tremendous relevance to the predicament that so many of us find ourselves in these days: isolation, […].

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Greenpeace response to the Obama climate plan

Green (Living) Review

Commenting on President Obama’s new climate plan, which was announced the other day in a speech in Washington, Greenpeace UK executive director John Sauven said: “The President is embracing policies that will excite people around the world, and if the full potential of this plan is realised then we could look back at this speech as a landmark moment. Obama plan can be read here: [link] Source: Greenpeace UK. US Government USA climate plan Obama Greenpeace

Denmark Plans to (Finally) Outlaw Bestiality

Eccorazzi

Denmark is planning to make sex between a human and an animal, known as bestiality, illegal. Read More The post Denmark Plans to (Finally) Outlaw Bestiality appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Plan Your Landscaping to Save Energy

Living Green & Saving Energy

Homeowners can significantly reduce energy costs with energy conserving landscapes that are attractive and utilitarian. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that effectively positioned trees can result in 25 percent energy savings for typical households. Selective landscape planting keeps direct sun off the building, prevents heating up the interior in hot summers, and reduces wind […]. Green News landscaping save energy save money

Garden Planning & Design

Green (Living) Review

For February is garden planning time and it is time to get creative. Just in time for our garden planning time plantify ( [link] ) is also bringing out it online garden design tool. This way of designing your garden – or even with a computer program, whether a dedicated garden planning tool or simple vector graphics – works equally well for flower gardening as well as vegetables. In fact you should really plan your vegetable garden well and consider the aspects of the garden.

How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger Responsible Alternative Energy Projects by greenwise on March 10, 2011 An ambitious green energy plan initiated by LA Community colleges has proved to be so costly and impractical that many projects have been scrapped. It was a grand-sounding plan in the beginning.

How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How Not To Establish Renewable Energy: Overzealous Plans Endanger Responsible Alternative Energy Projects by greenwise on March 10, 2011 An ambitious green energy plan initiated by LA Community colleges has proved to be so costly and impractical that many projects have been scrapped. It was a grand-sounding plan in the beginning.

Israel’s boring company plans 90 miles of underground trains

Green Prophet

That’s what’s being planned for Israel. About 90 miles of subway is being planned for the country. The point of the subway system, the project builders argue, is to make cars extraneous, explained Gilad Zwebner, VP Planning and Design of NTA – Metropolitan Mass Transit Ltd., The post Israel’s boring company plans 90 miles of underground trains appeared first on Green Prophet.

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Arizona Republicans planning to make protest illegal

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In Arizona you could get jailed and have your assets seized if you attend a protest or demonstration after Arizona Senate votes to seize assets of those who plan, participate in protests that turn violent. This bill says that anyone who plans or attends a protest at which something the government chooses to define as rioting happens can be prosecuted: SB1142 expands the state’s racketeering laws, now aimed at organized crime, to also include rioting.

National Feral Cat Day Didn’t Go As Planned

10,000 Birds

” Mahon, who is allergic to cats, says that since renting her home her health has deteriorated and now she plans to move when her lease is up – all because of the dozens of feral cats roaming her neighborhood. “As soon as the lease is up I do plan on probably moving,” Mahon said. feral cat with a Golden-crowned Kinglet by Isaac Grant. Pity the poor souls at Alley Cat Allies.

Design and Planning for People in Place

Green (Living) Review

Design and Planning for People in Place: Sir Patrick Geddes (1854–1932) and the Emergence of Ecological Planning, Ecological Design, and Bioregionalism The central Geddesian lessons — his emphasis of the fundamental unity and interdependence of culture and nature, and his emphasis on transdisciplinary education and locally adapted direct action as a means of cultural transformation — are of profound contemporary significance.

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Oil companies are planning on a carbon tax

Environmental Economics

Here is the article without all of the crazy political stuff: More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution as a way to control global warming.