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

Project Mayhem

Environmental Economics

As employment stagnates, manufacturing continues its slump, and overall confidence in the U.S. financial system wavers, the nation's economists have begun abandoning their homes and sending their loved ones overseas. "We've

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The Juniper Titmouse Nesting Project

10,000 Birds

In 2017, my neighborhood, Aldea de Santa Fe, began a Juniper Titmouse Nesting Box Project in collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s NestWatch Program. The Aldea Birding Group that spearheaded this project placed 70 nest boxes in our open spaces and pulled in volunteers to monitor them during the bird’s mating season. The post The Juniper Titmouse Nesting Project appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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The Extinct Birds Project

Nature Conservancy - Science

A new book and exhibition tracks the lives, and deaths, of lost birds. Birds & Birding Birds Endangered Species Our Nature Reads

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.

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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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. The Happiness Project reads like a light-hearted journal with bullet points and lists rather than a whimsical adventure that takes you far away from reality. Reads eat pray love gretchen rubin happy joy life the happiness project

"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. [.].

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.

The Al Baydha Project: How Regenerative Agriculture Revived Green Life In A Saudi Arabian Desert

Green Prophet

They initiated a development project with the aim of restoring sustainable agriculture to the area. A prototype 100-acre area became the Al Baydha project, headed by Standford University permaculturist Neil Spackman and Harvard University bioethicist and futurist Mona Hamdy.

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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. My sophomore level environmental and resource econ course has a research component. The students are required to write an abstract suitable for submission to an undergraduate research conference.

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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

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 Wood Pallet Projects shows how anyone can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind projects and this book gives the reader a number of ideas as to how pallets can become furniture and other products. 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.

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. I was inspired to include some sort of research activity in any and all classes I teach. No problem, right? Problem: my sophomore level introduction to environmental and resource economics course has 88 students.

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. Just Hours Left to Donate to Musicwood’s Kickstarter Project–Cool Prizes Await. Photojournalists Benjamin Drummond and Sara Joy Steele want to show a side of science that often goes overlooked.

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.

Yellowhammer Dialect Project

10,000 Birds

To answer this question, a citizen science project looks for volunteers to record Yellowhammers ( Emberiza citrinella ) in New Zealand and Great Britain to evaluate distribution of their dialects. Therefore, the general public can record yellowhammer songs in their vicinity, upload the recordings, and thus contribute to a large scale research project that would not. A similar citizen science project in the Czech Republic was a huge success. Pavel Pipek is a Ph.D.

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. Using information that we are already unofficially gathering and knowing that what we contribute is useful is very rewarding,” says John Soltys , who volunteers for pika project along with his daughters.

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

Environmental Economics

Find #climate & EPA data at UPenn's Data Refuge Project https://t.co/gLE6XlS1J1 gLE6XlS1J1 , @internetarchive & @UofT. Kate Cell (@ucsk8) January 25, 2017

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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. The project gathers data on all kinds of plants including wildflowers & herbs, trees, shrubs, and grasses. There are projects appropriate for ages ranging from kindergarten to the university level.

Project: Forgive. {Interview}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) — Inspiring (Wow) Archbishop Desmond Tutu CBS Early Show Facebook EMMY Award Ford Motor Company Morgan Freeman Project: Forgive Senator John McCain and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Shawne Duperon USA Today Washington Post Yo Yo Ma Accepting the unthinkable.

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. The Gro Project inspirers the average gardener to see past the “just plant it and watch it grow” idea and I can’t wait to get started.

Soul Project: Save. My. Self.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today happily ever after midlife crisis save myself Soul projectThe only thing that has worked this long is laying a beautiful area rug over it. One that.

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. These clever tong/spoon/serrated edge/spatula/salad servers are made from BPA Free, FDA approved Nylon 6 to be sturdy enough for your outdoor culinary adventures and also can replace a bevy of utensils in your cluttered kitchen drawers.

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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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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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.

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 first met Robert Gallardo in 2009, when I made my first visit to the Neotropics for the Mesoamerican Bird Festival in Honduras. Robert arrived in Honduras with Peace Corps in 1993 and has been a resident ever since.

Citizen Science Tuesday: Microplastics Project

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is the ASC Microplastics Project? Scientists at the Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation (ASC) Microplastics Project are learning more about the concentration and distribution of microplastics in oceans around the world and they need your help. The ASC Microplastics Project is calling on sailors, kayakers, surfers, paddleboarders, and other ocean enthusiasts to submit water samples. Why is the Microplastics Project Important?

Maine Rollins Wind Project Gets Funding

Wind Power Ninja

A new 60 megawatt wind power project in Penobscot is the latest wind power project happening in Maine, as First Wind has announced that it has secured $98 million in funding for the Rollins Wind Project, for which it received approval from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection over a year ago. Government / Industry maine rollins wind project maine wind power

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Home Improvement Projects with a Potential Payoff

Eco Friendly Daily

This means that you don’t need to finish all these projects in one year. An excellent place to start is to prioritize the most important projects you want to finish first. . The post Home Improvement Projects with a Potential Payoff appeared first on About My Planet.

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Arab aid group funds mega-solar project in Cuba

Green Prophet

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid, together with the Cuba’s Ministry of Energy and Mines, and International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) , today inaugurated a new 10 megawatt (MW) solar PV project. The grid-connected project was financed by ADFD with US$15 million under the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility and will deliver enough electricity to power the equivalent of nearly 7,000 Cuban homes.

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Citizen Science: The Lost Ladybug Project

Nature Conservancy - Science

You can help through the Lost Ladybug Project. Todd was working on a citizen science effort called The Lost Ladybug Project that is trying explain why native populations of ladybugs are in serious decline. One of the species the project was interested in tracking ( Coccinella prolongata ) was known to have occurred around Silver Creek. Citizen science projects are great for conservation because they bring everyone to the table.

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. Photo by Kitty Werner My husband has been collecting discarded wood pallets and shipping crates for years. Businesses that receive pallets and shipping crates include hardware and appliance stores, building supply outlets, and manufacturing businesses.

Minnesota Approves Large Wind Power Project

Wind Power Ninja

That’s impressive considering that this is one of many recent alternative energy projects in the state. “This project demonstrates that renewable energy can be a low-cost generation option that will benefit all of our customers,” said Al Hodnik, chairman and CEO of Minnesota Power’s parent, Allete. Adding to a steadily growing influx of renewable energy in Minnesota is the Bison 2 wind farm.

"Should Governments Use a Declining Discount Rate in Project Analysis?"

Environmental Economics

Weitzman: Should governments use a discount rate that declines over time when evaluating the future benefits and costs of public projects? However, this literature has been criticized because it lacks a connection to the theory of project evaluation. In benefit-cost analysis, the net benefits of a project in year t (in consumption units) are discounted to the present at the rate at which society would trade consumption in year t for consumption in the present. Kenneth J.

Global Angel Wings Project Expands the Globe

Elephant Journal

Los Angeles-based artist, Colette Miller, continues to span the globe with her Angel Wing Project. Her angel wings are in over a dozen countries (and growing) and she has painted almost 100 pairs of life-size angel wings touching the lives of millions of people. Starting in 2012, Miller painted life-size angel wings on buildings in […].

5 Ways to Use Canvas Prints in Your Next Home Decoration Project

Green Prophet

We have listed five ways to use custom canvas prints in your next home decoration project that you pick when you get time. Visit the website for more such exciting photo products to help you with your next home decoration project.

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Student-led Change Projects Toolkits

The Green Changemakers

Education Holistic Education Project Sustainability Youth"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead Link: [link] Roots shoots-canada-facilitator toolkit from Little Daisy Youth Changing the World from Little Daisy Blue capes-global-game-changers-global-goals-lesson-final from Little Daisy.

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.

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.".

Choose a Partner—not a Project.

Elephant Journal

In our stupor we choose people who are projects and not partners. many of us equate intensity with love. So, what is the difference between the two? Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love WAYLON: Today Only anxiety breakup dating girlfriend healing long-term relationship partners Rebekah Freedom romance sex wealth

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“Project 365? A Year of Living Vertically

Wend Magazine

With his wife Stefanie, co-founders of the non-profit Living Vertical, Steve is hitting the road for a full year to climb across North America in a diabetes awareness program he calls Project 365. “My I have a hard enough time managing a couple of birthdays and a wedding anniversary–but we have decided to begin Project 365 on January 16th 2012, on my 13th “diaversary”,” Steve wrote in his blog. “365 days later, upon successful completion of our project, I will celebrate!”