The Bird 10K Project

10,000 Birds

” But here I’m using it because someone ELSE used it … the Bird 10K project is an effort to do the whole DNA thing they do on groups of species on the whole mess of 10K (or more) birds. This is interesting right now because the AVian Phylogenomics Consortium has just announced the Bird 10K project, which ties together a pile of previously done research with some exciting new projects just taking off now. Birds Bird 10K Project DNA Phylogeny research

Teaching environmental economics with mini-research projects

Environmental Economics

Students who don't want to do contingent valuation for their project (aka, the "weirdos") are using experimental data ( Veconlab experiments that we have conducted during the semester) to better understand environmental policy.

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Guide to the Birds of Honduras Translation Project

10,000 Birds

Missouri is again jumping on board to help with the translation project of the Honduran bird book. Make sure you note on your check that it is for the Honduran book translation project. Thank you for your support of this important project.

I cast my Lady Parts with “The Vagina China” Project.

Elephant Journal

Arts Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness art project casting feminism gallery labia pussy riot vagina vagina china project vulvaIt’s a vulnerable thing, talking about vaginas let alone making a physical model of yours for the world to see.

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Support Project SNOWstorm!

10,000 Birds

Fortunately for Desi and anyone else who is curious about what Snowy Owls do when they visit the regions south of their breeding grounds, a group of scientists, organizations, and researchers have banded together under the name Project SNOWstorm and they aim to make this irruption more than something that birders swoon over – they want to make it an event that we can learn from. Like Desi, Project SNOWstorm wants to know what the owls are doing.

A Remembrance of Birds Past: The Lost Bird Project

10,000 Birds

These forlorn figures, I learned, are the work of The Lost Bird Project. Carolina Parakeet ; image above courtesy of The Lost Bird Project). ” The Lost Bird Project aims to spread this message to even more people by way of a documentary film , a forthcoming book , and the Fold the Flock Passenger Pigeon Origami Project. … Birding Conservation carolina parakeet Eskimo Curlew extinct birds Great Auk labrador duck lost bird project passenger pigeon

Research project for the large classroom

Environmental Economics

I had to figure out how to implement a research project in a large classroom. I presented the following assignment in class today ( Download ECO 2620 Research Project ). I organized a "research experience for undergraduates" session at the SEA meetings this year.

Wood Pallet Projects – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Wood Pallet Projects by Chris Gleason 128 pages, 9 x 7.5 Asides from the ideas and the general information inside the book the reader will find twelve detailed projects of what can be made from pallet lumber.

Kalya Reads: The Happiness Project

Kalya Life

For anyone who found Eat, Pray, Love to be a little too self-indulgent or struggled to find the appeal of a year-long sabbatical from life, there’s Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project. Reads eat pray love gretchen rubin happy joy life the happiness project

The Natural Histories Project

Wend Magazine

The Natural Histories Project is a series of black and white portraits shot by Drummond and Steele that illustrate audio recordings of the top minds in the discipline. The Joy Trip Project Adventure Media Review is made possible with the support of sponsor Patagonia.

Project Budburst

Green (Living) Review

Project Budburst began on February 15, 2008 is about citizen environmentalists, that is ordinary people like you and me, tracking climate change through observation in their very own yards and gardens. Project Budburst volunteers will then record their observations in a database and the Project Budburst team will use the data to form a better picture of just how global warming affects us now and in the future.

Project: Forgive. {Interview}

Elephant Journal

Accepting the unthinkable. The senseless death of a family. The made for TV movie plot twist of the drunk driver whose path crossed theirs.

"Find climate & EPA data at UPenn's Data Refuge Project"

Environmental Economics

Find #climate & EPA data at UPenn's Data Refuge Project gLE6XlS1J1 , @internetarchive & @UofT. Kate Cell (@ucsk8) January 25, 2017

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Creating Fun Projects with Miracle-Gro and The Gro Project

Hug a Tree with Me

However, it is hard to find exciting new innovations in the area of gardening because the process is very samey; I plant it, they grow… That’s it, as rewarding as that is, it can get pretty dull and that is why I am so excited to learn about The Gro Project by Miracle-Gro.

How That DIY Project Can Reduce Stress & Build Your Self-Esteem

Living Green & Saving Energy

DIY projects reduce stress self-esteem We’re trying to live busy, modern lives in an environmentally friendly fashion, but it’s not always possible in a time-strapped world filled with cheap conveniences. Time to garden, compost our waste or build a backyard shed is scarce. However, many sites, blogs and videos provide great instructions on how to do those things (and many […].

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Wind Energy Project Moves Ahead in Nantucket

Living Green & Saving Energy

There has been a lot of push-bask on this project from wealthy New Englanders who had NIMBY attitude toward sustainable energy. renewable energy sustainability wind energy alternative energy Nantucket wind energy project sustainable energyWind energy generation off the coast of Nantucket looks to be a reality after all. But it appears that the case to tap into a huge natural, steadily available power source has been made. [.].

Church solar project inspires solar for neighborhood

Green (Living) Review

Based in Boston, this social enterprise is working on building coalitions of community partners to plan, finance and install solar projects. Because upfront costs are covered by the project, churches start saving from day one. One of the things that has always interested me about solar—and other clean tech—is the potential for them to become contagious.

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Trigger Warning: Madison. {What I Be Project}

Elephant Journal

Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) anorexia bravery eating disorder photography rosenfield what I be project "At Duke, we can anonymously report students we’re worried about. I had been reported twice.".

Try a Wood Pallet Project

Green (Living) Review

A couple in Vermont has created potting sheds, a greenhouse and more from repurposed wood pallets. Wooden pallets can be reassembled into a number of different structures, such as this charming potting shed.

Green safari company launches carbon research project

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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London councils commence innovative solar battery project and LED retrofit

Green (Living) Review

Councils across London are kick-starting the capital's 'smart city' transformation, with a new LED retrofit backed by the Green Investment Bank (GIB) and an innovative solar battery project set to commence.

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"Questionable projects" indeed

Environmental Economics

Budget documents show that Congress included 26 different funds — totaling $507 million — for the corps to spend on various construction, maintenance and other projects that were not included in President Obama’s budget or the final spending bill. The funds were financed by reducing money for projects included in the president’s budget request and adding $375 million to the corps budget, documents show. [.].

Vote Now for Awesome Ornithology Projects!

10,000 Birds

Winning the Endnote contest would be a huge boon for our projects, taking us much closer to full funding! For the competition, you are only allowed to cast one vote, so we simply ask that you consider our projects, pick the one you like best, and vote! Maria’s Project. My Project. To vote for your favorite project, click through to the specific project proposal in the links above and look for the Vote symbol in the upper right corner.

New Camp Cookware Kickstarter Project from Alite

Wend Magazine

Purveyors of stylish outdoor gear and functional kitsch, Alite have a new Kickstarter fundraiser to, duh, raise funds for their latest venture: The Clover Cook Set.

The “Without a Car” Project

Wend Magazine

The above video is a slideshow from Diane Meyer’s “Without a Car&# project, for which she photographed Los Angeles citizens who live and travel without a car to call their own. Meyer’s project is featured in the May/June issue of Orion magazine. Related posts: Clip From The Arctic Documentary Project: Polar Bear Cubs Unable to Survive in Arctic. Click here to view the embedded video.

Incredible Edible free food project replicated worldwide

Green (Living) Review

It was an ambitious, idealistic project which not only addressed the issue of what we eat, but where we spend our money and what we teach our children. “I In the small town of Todmorden in the north of England, fresh organic produce is growing everywhere.

London's largest solar retrofit project delivers big carbon savings

Green (Living) Review

A waste management firm has saved 361 tonnes of CO2 in nine months following the delivery of a 1000KW solar retrofit project at its plant in East London.

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7 Winter Projects You’ll Thank Yourself For This Spring

Green (Living) Review

But then spring comes and suddenly you find yourself overwhelmed with projects. Use your winter downtime to do things around the farm that were neglected during the growing season to make spring planting a breeze. Winter is a hard time to farm.

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How a Man from the Projects became an Everyday Hero. {Video}

Elephant Journal

Ibn Ali Miller was raised in the projects just like the teenage boys he confronted. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only bravery Buddha fight projects social media teenagers truth viole

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Weekly Energy Report April 4th-April 11th Patience, Projection & Letting Go.

Elephant Journal

Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Alex Myles astrology energy report new moon patience projectionThis episode is only going to last for a few days and will grow more intense as we approach the New Moon in Aries. The reason it is essential that we focus on.

Citizen Science Tuesday: Pika Project

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is Pika Project? Get outside and look for some pikas with Pika Project. Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation runs Pika Project and other citizen science projects to give outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to make a difference in science and conservation.

Major new project maps out woodland biodiversity

Green (Living) Review

WrEN team surveying the British woodland Credit: Kevin Watts An innovative joint project between the University of Stirling, Forest Research and Natural England is using woodland creation and maps from 1840 to the present day to assess the impact of past land use change on current biodiversity.

Citizen Science Tuesday: Project BudBurst

Nature Conservancy - Science

California poppies are one of Project BudBurst’s top 10 plants. We begin with a look at Project BudBurst. What is Project BudBurst ? Project BudBurst wants to know. Project BudBurst looks at plant phenology in relation to climate change.

7 Citizen Science Projects for Bird Lovers

Nature Conservancy - Science

Here are our picks for some of the best bird-related citizen science projects. It’s one of the largest citizen science projects in the United States and is spreading around the world. Looking to go birding and help conservation?

What Is the Jordan Cove Export Project?

Sightline Daily

An oversized carbon-fuel project may be coming to a small town on the Oregon Coast. In this article, we take a look at the scope, finances, and political landscape of the Jordan Cove Energy project as an example of LNG development in the Pacific Northwest. What is the project?

Project SNOWstorm: Snowy Owls on the Wing

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is Project SNOWstorm? If you see a snowy owl this winter, take a photo and submit it to the project. Why is Project SNOWstorm Important? The project has already shown that some of the conventional wisdom about snowy owl behavior was wrong.

MidAmerican Energy Proposes $280 Million Wind Project

Wind Power Ninja

MidAmerican, the nation’s leader in wind-powered generators, proposed a wind project that would result in the installation of up to 67 new wind turbines. Fehrman believes the project reflects the company’s commitment to the development of renewable energy sources.

Project Harpoon Takes “Before & After Photoshop” to Appalling New Levels.

Elephant Journal

The Project Harpoon Facebook site is a virtual space which appears to be created expressly for the purpose of fat shaming. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems body image body shaming disordered eating facebook fat-shaming operation harpoon photoshop plus sized models project harpoon social media Tess Holliday trolls

Plastic-to-Oil & The Clean Oceans Project

Wend Magazine

Jim Holm (far left), founder of The Clean Oceans Project, at the Plastic-to-Oil demonstration in San Diego. The day before my flight, I was graced by the serendipity that Jim Holm, founder of The Clean Oceans Project, would be in San Diego to demonstrate the Blest Plastic to Oil machine!

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'Food Is Free' Project Losing Their Teaching Farm

Green (Living) Review

The Food is Free Project was started with just a handful of seeds in one front yard in Austin, Texas. The project has reached over 190 cities around the globe. Food is Free Project raised beds are built onsite with the help of families, friends and volunteers.