Citizen Science Tuesday: Pika Project

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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.

Citizen Science Tuesday: Microplastics Project

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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.

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7 Citizen Science Projects for Bird Lovers

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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?

18 Elderly Share their Insecurities Before It’s “Too Late.” {What I Be Project}

Elephant Journal

When an old folks home asked if they could participate in the What I Be Project, the results broke our hearts and inspired us to live. Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Popular Lately WAYLON: Classic Queue bravery elderly insecurity photos rosenfield what I be project

Huge eco-friendly luxury living project coming to Cairo

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The project is intended to balance the efficient distribution of 1000 apartments and a contemporary and sustainable identity. The project proposes to use the roof space as a ‘garden in the sky’ with playgrounds, sports area, food gardens, infinity swimming pools and orchards.

Camera Traps, Reef Restoration & Satellite Imagery: Meet the 2015 Science Impact Project Class

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Read previews of their projects below, and stay tuned for in-depth coverage on Cool Green Science in the coming months. A gender inclusive approach to conservation: Using lessons learned from Melanesia to inform gender inclusive project, program and policy development.

Citizen Science Tuesday: Smithsonian Bumblebee Project

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Citizen Science Tuesday connects you with opportunities to be a part of conservation science with outdoor projects around the world and online projects to try from the comfort of your own home. What Is The Smithsonian Bumblebee Project? Red-tailed bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius).

Meditative Making: 5 Simple Projects to Encourage Relaxation.

Elephant Journal

Chances are, you may already have most of the materials in your home. Arts & Culture Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Meditation beeswax candle contemplation garden crafts DIY dreamcatcher heating pad homemade make it yourself mandala meditative making moving meditation

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Qatar’s Sahara Forest Project Grows Its First Cucumbers from Saltwater

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A recent pilot project in Qatar aimed at growing cucumbers using seawater and solar power is just one of the more unique endeavors, and hopefully won’t have any Islamic leaders crying foul.

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Solar project brings affordable energy to Palestinian homes

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The organization, Future for Palestine, is funding the $1 million solar project. To ensure this support for Palestinian families would be sustainable in the future, the organization decided to fund the new solar project.

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The Bird 10K Project

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” 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

Solution Search: Local Projects Inspire Global Action

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This year’s contest uncovered a range of inventive and exciting projects from 37 countries. The People’s Choice winner, SOIL, was selected from 11,000 public votes for their EcoSan project to safely convert human waste into compost for agricultural use in Haiti.

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Citizen Science Tuesday: Rocky Mountain Amphibian Project

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What is the Rocky Mountain Amphibian Project? This search for amphibians is part of the newly established citizen science program called the Rocky Mountain Amphibian Project. Those interested in participating are encouraged to visit the project website to learn more and sign up.

Jews and Arabs turn on Mideast solar project for West Bank farmers

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As an innovator of solar energy, Israel has been involved in a number of pilot projects in its Negev desert regions; in particular, one with Arava Power which resulted in a solar energy plant being put in place in the Arava region near Kibbutz Ketura.

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.

WATCH: NASA Releases ‘Perpetual Ocean’ Project


NASA releases new project to study ocean and sea surface currents. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News Video

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Citizen Science Tuesday: 10 Most Popular Projects

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All of these are continuing projects – it’s not too late to participate! Help scientists to understand why and preserve the magic for future generations with this project from the Museum of Science in Boston. Microplastics Project. Smithsonian Bumblebee Project.

"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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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.

Augmented Reality Projected on Mosque, Fireworks Alternative

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Is augmented reality projections the new fireworks of the Middle East? On a huge scale, consider the projected area goes over a surface 600ft wide x 351ft high, this new project shows some of the best in eastern design.

Project Jewel: Moshe Safdie designs a massive indoor bio-dome for Singapore

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Born in Israel, Safdie strives to incorporate sustainability in his firm’s designs, but Project Jewel may be his most flamboyant effort yet. billion, this is no small project, so Safdie has a chance to really create something spectacular.

Going Solar: The 21st Century Family Home Project

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The Copelands’ home solar project. The winning argument was to think of it like a bond fund, only we are the investors, and the project is solar on our house. A Family Project. Photo: Holly Copeland/TNC. By Holly Copeland.

Modern Philanthropic Art: The Homeless Homes Project!

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Not only are Kloene and his team of cohorts reducing and re-using waste, they are providing shelter to those in need in their community. Using creativity and an artistic platform to boot!

World Bank pledges $16B to climate change projects

Green Prophet

The World Bank , the biggest provider of public finance to developing countries, has earmarked 28% of its 2016 budget for projects that mitigate climate change, according to a statement released on Thursday.

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5 Ways to Stop Being a Self-Improvement Project. ~ Ruth Lera

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Accepting ourselves doesn’t just mean patting ourselves on the back when we do something we like—it also means throwing out the list we have collected over the years about all the ways we are going to change and just experience our neurosis in all its glory. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness awareness Jack Kornfield mindfulness Pema Chodron self-acceptance Thich Naht Han

Proposed Tel Aviv SkyTran Project is “Up in the Air”

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NASA’s AMES Research Center – Where space age technology is translated into projects on earth. The initial route of the project will begin at the Kiryat Atidim Technology and Business Park, N.E. We at Green Prophet will provide updates as the SkyTran project progresses.

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

Elektrik! Turkish EV car Project Yerel speeds through country some 350 miles on one charge

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The development team is called Project Yerel. Test driving with Project Yerel in Turkey. Transportation electric cars Project Yerel Tesla Tesla Motors Turkey

How many birds are killed by windmills and other green energy projects?

10,000 Birds

Bird strike effects should be a standard part of environmental impact assessments for any new project. We should be doing more studies and including assessments in all new projects. The main point of this post is to indicate that the problem of windmills and other alternate energy projects is very small compared to other problems. Nobody knows and I’m not going to pretend to tell you.

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Permaculture & Sustainability Project Takes Off In Jordan

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Through hosting different people from different cultures I became more open minded and educated in sustainable solutions and projects,” he explains to Green Prophet. How YOU can help: The Dead Sea Harmony Centre: “To help our project and the others like it around the region we need support not only in the form of donations to these low income villagers but also support from the government, the press, the community leaders (teachers, imams, women, etc) and volunteers.

Israeli senior leads hot swim team for cool project at sea and a Guinness World Record

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They tried last year and failed. Now a team of six men from Israel, led by a 66 year old team leader are going to swim the open seas from Cyprus to Israel in a bid to capture a world record. The Open Water Relay will be to win a Guinness Record and to promote awareness for cleaner seas.

BrightSource’s Ivanpah, the world’s largest solar thermal project, is live

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Despite this enormous boost for solar energy, BrightSource Energy has taken a lot of heat from environmentalists and social activists for their five square mile solar project in the Mojave desert. In other words, CSP projects like ISEGS require more land than fossil fuel plants.

Recycling Yourself When Green Projects Go Bust

Green Prophet

Live long enough and we all know heartbreak, but what happens when a well-loved sustainable project walks away? It got me wondering about the people behind these sensitive, small eco-projects. TAH was a pilot project to demonstrate eco-friendly building in a hot, dry climate.

The world's largest tidal energy project is now one step closer to reality

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The MeyGen project will place 269 sunken turbines on the Scottish seabed, capable of generating 400 megawatts of power and supplying nearly 175,000 homes in the UK with electricity. Atlantis Resources, majority owner of the MeyGen project, announced earlier that the energy project had now successfully met all conditions required to start drawing down finance through the UK’s Renewable Energy Investment Fund. The project is therefore now one step closer to materialize.

Epic Sahara Forest Project Unveils Plans For a Pilot Plant in Qatar

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The Sahara Forest Project was borne out of a dire necessity to ensure the long term survival of residents living in the Middle East’s desert regions. After learning about the project in Norway, Jordan’s King Abdullah II officially came on board at the beginning of 2011.

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Help Kickstart a Sustainable Lighting Project

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Israeli designer Adital Ela Asks for help with her WindyLight sustainable lighting project on Kickstarter. Kickstarting a new sustainable lighting project that employs wind in generating energy to create light is sustainable Israeli designer Adital Ela.

Project SNOWstorm: Snowy Owls on the Wing

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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.

Simon Cowell Hopes to Announce Project That Will Help Captive Dolphins


Read More The post Simon Cowell Hopes to Announce Project That Will Help Captive Dolphins appeared first on Ecorazzi. Simon Cowell has announced he''s hoping to bring the issue of dolphins and whales in captivity to a "mass audience" following a recent "X Factor UK" controversy.

7 Amazing Clean Tech Projects in the Arab World

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Despite the mainstream news depicting nothing but political drama and violence, there are all kinds of great green projects ongoing in the Middle East. Saudi Gives Postage Stamp-Sized Solar Technology Project $10 Million.

Ian Somerhalder Announces the ISF Sanctuary Project


Read More The post Ian Somerhalder Announces the ISF Sanctuary Project appeared first on Ecorazzi. The animal activist and ''Vampire Diaries'' star officially opens his animal sanctuary that''s all about compassion and healing.