Camera Trap Captures Images of Texas Ocelot Kittens

Nature Conservancy - Science

Great news for ocelots: This year, several females with kittens were documented in South Texas using remote cameras. A Shocking Surge of Ocelot Deaths in Texas. I’ve followed Texas ocelot conservation closely since I visited Laguna Atascosa and the Yturria Ranch in 2014.

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Offshore Sea Life: East Coast, Birds of Pennsylvania, & Texas Birds: Three Books, Three Reviews

10,000 Birds

All of these titles deal with birding in specific North American geographic areas: The Atlantic coast, Pennsylvania, and Texas. The first edition of the TOS (Texas Ornithological Society) Handbook of Texas Birds by Mark W. There are more photographs, mostly new (the 1962 Eskimo Curlew remains), taken by the authors and a large group of birders, most of whom appear to be from Texas. The TOS Handbook of Texas Birds, Second Edition.

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Avian Images from a Texas Big Week

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Birding, like so many other things, is bigger in Texas. How else can you explain the 312 species the Swarovski Optik “Fabulous EL Fifties” racked up in a frenetic five days to win the 2011 Great Texas Birding Classic Big Week?

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Texas Cattle Rancher Becomes Vegan

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Renee and Tommy Sonnen used to operate Sonnen Ranch in the heart of Texas. They divorced, and Read More The post Texas Cattle Rancher Becomes Vegan appeared first on Ecorazzi. A fourth-generation farmer has gone from sending cattle to slaughter to saving them. Animals Eats News Top News Vegan

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Update: Another Ocelot Killed in South Texas

Nature Conservancy - Science

In a sad update to the ocelot conservation stories I wrote earlier this month , yet another ocelot has died on the South Texas roads. As I wrote previously, with the Texas ocelot population dwindling to dozens of animals, every cat counts. Mammals border mammals Texas

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Fulfilling Water Needs as Big as Texas

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Pedernales may not be your picture of a Texas river. Texas’s Water Challenge. Right now, water demand outstrips water supply in Texas, a problem that is only projected to get worse as the state’s population is expected to double by 2050. The Texas Water Explorer.

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A Texas Story Heard Across America: Oil But No Water!

Celsias

"Oil: You Can’t Drink It When You’re Dry" opines a Texas oilman, once a farmer, who discovered black gold on his 125-acre spread nearly a quarter century earlier and decided to hang up his overalls.

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Great Texas Birding Classic: Scenes from the Upper Rio Grande Valley

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On the first day of the Great Texas Birding Classic , the Swarovski Roadside Hawks racked up over 180 species on the Upper Coast. Trips Estero Llano Grande features Great Texas Birding Classic rio grande valley South Padre Island texas

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Search Engine Giant Google Buys Massive Wind Farm in Texas

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Their latest purchase is the 240 MW Happy Hereford wind farm outside of Amarillo, Texas. Read More The post Search Engine Giant Google Buys Massive Wind Farm in Texas appeared first on Ecorazzi. Google has made numerous investments in solar and wind power.

There is a Plastic Island the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean. What this Company is doing to help.

Elephant Journal

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis presents… Method is doing a really cool “ocean plastic” bottle design that is made out of plastic harvested from beach litter.

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This Texas man is fighting the drought one tank of rainwater at a time

Green (Living) Review

Richard Heinichen became the mayor of Tank Town by building one rainwater storage tank in central Texas in 1994. He started out as a rainwater evangelist for the supplemental, sulfur-free benefits, but ended up as deus ex machina during Texas’ crippling droughts.

More Great Texas Birding Classic Action

10,000 Birds

My stint accompanying the Swarovski Roadside Hawks in the Great Texas Birding Classic 5-day Bird Race has come to an end, but the action still continues. Asides Great Texas Birding ClassicClay Taylor is tweeting the action @CTaylorBirder and all Birding Classic tweets can be followed via #gtbc11. I highly recommend following this amazing team’s bird chasing exploits… their combination of intensity and ability makes birding exciting!

University of North Texas Debuts Vegan Dining Hall

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The University of North Texas isn’t simply offering vegan options. Well, I think we can guess who is going to win PETA2′s “Most Vegetarian-Friendly Campus&# this year. To answer the growing demand for healthful plant based foods, they opened up a vegan dining hall!

Entire State of Texas Declared Natural Disaster

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The persistent drought and wildfires plaguing Texas has led the US Department of Agriculture to declare the state of Texas a natural disaster. At least 213 counties in Texas have been declared ‘disasters,’ and along with the other remaining counties may now qualify for emergency loans.

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Yoga Retreat Celebrates 17 Years of Learning & Practice in Community.

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Enlightened Society Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today and Ellen Smith austin Charles MacInerney Donna Belk Texas Yoga Retreat yoga festivalTheir initial plan was to follow in the footsteps of the Southwest and Yoga Journal style conferences, bringing in a few big-name teachers to draw in registrat.

America’s First Zero Waste Grocery Store to Open in Texas This Year

Wend Magazine

A brand-new store called in.gredients will soon launch in Austin, Texas and will be the U.S.’s Click here to view the embedded video. ’s first “package-free and zero waste grocery store.&#. So, you ask, how does that happen? It’s surprisingly easy. The store will operate under a “precycling&# model , in which consumers will bring reusable containers (think tupperware or the like) to the in.gredients store, which will offer only bulk items and no plastic bags.

Follow the Great Texas Birding Classic

10,000 Birds

Sometime after midnight, the Swarovski Roadside Hawks will swoop into action in the 5-day Competition event in the Great Texas Birding Classic ! Follow my updates through the 10,000 Birds Twitter account ( 10000birds ) and any other tweets via the designated hashtag for this year’s Classic: #gtbc11. Wish us luck! Asides

Presidential Debates: What We Should be Asking Ourselves.

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Boston Boulder Chicago Denver Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Los Angeles New York Portland, OR San Francisco Seattle Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Texas WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today 2015 elections donald trump Elections politics presidential candidates presidential debates republican debates

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20 Penguins Imported From Texas Live at Dubai Ski Slope

Green Prophet

10 King and 10 Gentoo Penguins imported from Texas are now living at Ski Dubai – an indoor ski slope in the desert!

Purple paint means 'no trespassing' in Texas

Green (Living) Review

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - While visiting the countryside of Texas, have you ever seen trees and fence posts with unique markings the color purple? "In Texas as we know, people like to take target practice at signs so they are having to replace them frequently."

America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

Green Traveler Guides

California Charlotte Dallas District of Columbia Florida Houston Los Angeles Miami North America North Carolina Orlando Raleigh San Diego Tampa Texas The Americas United States 10 sweatiest cities in U.S. | Green Travel News | Making summer travel plans? No sweat, or should we say lots of it. A team of environmental scientists has ranked major American metropolitan areas on their “sweatiness.”

Solar Sail: First of its kind solar EV charging station installed in Texas

EcoFriend

Recently, for battery powered cars it completed and installed a solar charging station named the ‘Solar Sail’, at its new eco friendly Renewable Energy Industrial Park in Pflugerville, Texas.

Nebraska, Texas, Lead the U.S. in Animal Slaughter

Eccorazzi

That’s Read More The post Nebraska, Texas, Lead the U.S. If you’re an animal that is so often sought out as a meal, you’re going to want to avoid the Midwest. And the southeast. Well, really all of America. in Animal Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News

Linda Hufford: A Rehabber Comments on “Collecting” Rare Birds

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She runs Birds of Texas Rehabilitation Center in Austin County, Texas. If he were a Minnesota dentist, or a Texas veterinarian, or a beauty contestant posing with this trophy, would his argument for justifying this death be any different? Birds Birds of Texas Rehabilitation Center collecting rare birds Linda Hufford moustached kingfisher wildlife rehabilitator

The Urban Birds of Austin, Texas

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Though I have been birding for a few years now, I had only birded west of the Mississippi once before my recent trip to Austin, Texas. These birds live in Texas and the southwest, and until that power line I had never seen one. Trips Austin Texas Urban BirdsGiven how far west I found myself, I was hoping for at least a handful of new birds. I didn’t realize how many new species I would see within the city itself!

The Texas Rangers are getting AMAZING vegan options in their stadium

Eccorazzi

Luckily for vegan Texas Rangers fans, trips to go catch a game are about to get way more delicious. Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas has announced some new concession stand menus, and it’s making me question my allegiance to the Washington Nationals.

Austin, Texas.

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sxsw Texas I am not going to Austin, not today, and probably not tomorrow. I am probably not even going so far as an adjacent zip code. Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Literary Journal Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) austin doc martens fantasy freedom music pie.

Dixie Chicks and Other Country Stars Raise $500,000 for Texas Wildfire Victims

Eccorazzi

On Monday, it was a night filled with country music and good intentions when the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson, George Strait and other singers combined their talents to raise money for victims of the Texas wildfires. The country stars were joined by other performers including Christopher Cross, The Avett Brothers and Asleep at the Wheel [.]. Causes Entertainment Music People george strait the dixie chicks willie nelson

Football & Dogs: Life Lessons from the People we Meet.

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Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) bear bob compassion dogs football Funny happiness kindness life life-lessons mindfulness people relationships stranger Texas therapy dog we meetLet me tell you about Bob.He was wearing his team’s colors and looked as though he'd woken up after a late night full of bad decisions.

4 children dead in Texas in pesticide spraying incident

Green (Living) Review

MARILLO, Texas -- Four children died from gas poisoning believed to have been caused by a pesticide sprayed under their Amarillo home, officials say.

Solo Yoga is Essential: 8 Alone-Time Practice Tips.

Elephant Journal

Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) San Francisco Texas Yoga Yoga Practice Yoga Wisdom Z ADMIN Yoga Popular Lately advice alone home how to meditation practice solo spiritual studio tips

Connecting The Ocelot’s Home on the Range

Nature Conservancy - Science

For ocelots in Texas , conservation means connecting the dots. The day after my visit to Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge , I’m looking at how private ranchlands might contribute to ocelot conservation with Sonia Najera, grassland program manager for The Nature Conservancy in Texas.

Citizen Science Tuesday: Have You Seen This Lizard?

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s a Texas treasure hunt and this time the search is on for a potentially vanishing lizard, the Spot-tailed Earless Lizard (STEL). Once abundant along the roads of Texas, reported sightings of these lizard have dropped significantly in recent years.

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How to Get Decision-Makers to Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

The team looked at a Dow facility on Texas’ Gulf coast. Dow wanted to reduce the amount of air pollution around that same Texas facility, so our teams worked with university researchers to study site-specific solutions. Show us the data.

Don’t Mess with the Great Texas Birding Classic

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Now you should have a sense of the excitement elicited by the Great Texas Birding Classic ! Speaking of fun, have I mentioned that I’ll be attending the 2011 Great Texas Birding Classic? Birding bird race Great Texas Birding Classic swarovski texas trails

Nilgai: Blue Antelope of the Anthropocene

Nature Conservancy - Science

South Texas is a biological treasure trove, as I’ve written in previous blogs. There was one frequent sighting that was perhaps even more surprising: the nilgai , a bluish, 600-pound Asian antelope that now roams freely along the Texas-Mexico border. In Texas. Nilgai.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Water but Were Afraid to Ask. {Video}

Elephant Journal

Photo: UN Water World Water Day From our friends at U.N. Water World Water Day. 85% of the world population lives in the driest half of the planet. 783 million people do not have access to clean water and almost 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitation.

Hurricane Harvey: Who we are as Houstonians.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only adversity compassion disaster relief floods Harvey houston hurricane hurricane Harvey kindness life love thy neighbor natural disaster neighborhood red cross shelter Southeast Texas TexasI've been saying, "I can't imagine being there," a lot this week. Now I can.

Solutions for Cities – From Nature

Conservancy Talk

As mayor of Austin, one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, and as Texas state director of The Nature Conservancy, the nation’s leading environmental organization, we recognize those numbers are a canary in the coal mine.

Texas solar farm recruits 'lambscaping' team to clear away weeds

Green (Living) Review

As reported by the Texas Tribune, a 4.4-megawatt South Texas solar farm operated by OCI Solar Power is now the grazing grounds of about 90 hardworking Barbados Cross sheep (appearance-wise, these hair goats aren’t your stereotypical fluffy white bleat machines).