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

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

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 post The Juniper Titmouse Nesting Project appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. [.].

"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. [.].

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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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.

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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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?

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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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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.

"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: 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. Many ladybug species are in decline across North America.

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.

Global Project Ideas

The Green Changemakers

Our 'Getting Started' document is for both teachers and pupils and explains how the Global Project Ideas fits within the different schemes. The teacher resources and pupil resources have been adapted from materials developed as part of our Girls into Global STEM EU funded project.

'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.

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.

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 […].

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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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.".

ENVIRONMENT PROJECTS COMPETING FOR PUBLIC SUPPORT

Green (Living) Review

Seven inspirational environment projects are battling it out to be named the UK’s favourite National Lottery funded environment project. The National Lottery Awards reward and recognise the inspirational work of National Lottery funded projects across all sections of society.

Swansea Bay: £1.3bn tidal lagoon project earns much-needed backing from Hendry Review

Green (Living) Review

Plans to build the world's first tidal lagoon-based renewable energy system in Swansea Bay have today (12 January) received support from a long-awaited, Government-commissioned review assessing the viability of the project.

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