March, 2019

The 20 best birds of Belgrade and where to find them

10,000 Birds

Some five years ago I was involved in a project of ecotourism evaluation of the river Danube in Serbia, which included the city of Belgrade, founded at the bank of this river.

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Recyclables vs. Secondary Raw Materials

Green (Living) Review

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Villa Vajra, Bali: eco-haven of peace & tranquility

Green Traveler Guides

| Simple, Sophisticated Luxury | Bali is a paradise beyond my wildest dreams: lush, dense jungle; picturesque rice paddies; tropical beaches with world-class snorkeling among coral reefs, outdoor adventure activities, ancient temples, traditional arts, delicious dining options, endless varieties of yoga and meditation classes and retreats, and countless mystical shamans and energy healers. Truly, Bali […].

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Spring…at last!

The Green Samaritan

Spring adds new life and beauty to all there is. Jessica Harrelson. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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Top Home Selling Mistakes to Avoid

Elephant Journal

The Top Mistakes of Home Sellers Selling your home is not as easy as it may first seem. For many families that are doing it for the first time, it can be overwhelming. Many inexperienced homeowners make mistakes when it comes to selling their homes because they have no experience to fall back on.

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Call for papers extended to May 3: Special Issue on "Coastal Resources Economics and Ecosystem Valuation" in the journal Water

Environmental Economics

Update from Wally Milon (March 7, 2019):  We have extended the deadline for the special issue of Water on Coastal Resource Economics and Ecosystem Valuation to May 3, 2019. We currently have several manuscripts under review and would welcome your submission prior to the deadline. If you are planning to submit, please let me know if you have any questions. The ‘Instructions for Authors’ on the webpage link below provides further information. Thank you. link].

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Bird Litigation: Is the Golden-cheeked Warbler Still Endangered?

10,000 Birds

The striking Golden-cheeked Warbler nests only in the hills of central Texas near Austin but a substantial part of those breeding grounds have leveled in favor of development. One of the fastest growing cities in America, Austin is the capital of Texas and home of the University of Texas.

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Israel’s medical cannabis grower Cannbit wins Raphael Mechoulam as Chairman, may cannabis exports begin!

Green Prophet

Israel is on the map for cannabis production. The country claims the world’s foremost researcher Raphael Mechoulam as its pioneer –– in the 60s he discovered and isolated THC and then CBD and other important medical cannabis molecules.

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The Conservation Story of the Kenya Black Leopard

Nature Conservancy - Science

The first scientific confirmation of a black leopard in Kenya is a story of conservation, community and coexistence. From the Field Wildlife Camera Traps Conservation Science Mammal Watching

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Home Selling Mistakes to Avoid

Elephant Journal

The Top Mistakes of Home Sellers Selling your home is not as easy as it may first seem. For many families that are doing it for the first time, it can be overwhelming. Many inexperienced homeowners make mistakes when it comes to selling their homes because they have no experience to fall back on.

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Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD)

The Green Changemakers

Source: Nurture Development Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) is an approach to sustainable community-driven development. Beyond the mobilisation of a particular community, it is concerned with how to link micro-assets to the macro-environment.

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Looking for Year Birds in the Central Valley of Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

It’s good to have birding goals. Challenges like a Big Year, county lists, or a Big Sit can push a birder to learn more, to improve the birding focus, and become more aware of what’s happening in the avian neighborhood.

RED TRACTOR CEO RESPONDS TO US AMBASSADOR “MUSEUM OF AGRICULTURE”

Green (Living) Review

Jim Moseley, CEO, Red Tractor Assurance, said: “Categorically, the UK’s food standards are now under threat from the commercial appetites of the United States food lobby. We urge the government not to sacrifice legislation which prevents these sort of products from being sold in the UK.”

2019 153

Fracking – Oil’s downside: Should governments invest in it?

Green Prophet

Oil and natural gas, as investment opportunities, have certainly had their share of publicity; both good and bad.

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Dirt to Soil: A Farmer’s Tell-all Puts Soil First

Nature Conservancy - Science

North Dakota farmer Gabe Brown’s journey to regenerative agriculture. From the Field Ideas Agriculture Our Nature Reads Soil Science

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RECLAIMING SEXUALITY AS SACRED

Elephant Journal

RECLAIMING SEXUALITY AS SACRED Sexuality is a reality not one of us can escape. We are born through sexuality and we are born with sexuality. Yet how many of us actually comprehend sexuality as sacred? Your sexuality is more than a pathway to physical pleasure or an avenue to create offspring.

Treating pain Disease: Biologics at a Glance

Conservation Hawaii

The prescription drug marketed as Triaminic cough & runny nose, Tricodene sugar free, has hardly found a new, unintended use. controlled drug and Robitussin pediatric cough & cold long – acting have attitudes different pill appearances and electronic packaging.

February Birding in Tybee Island, Georgia

10,000 Birds

The week of President’s Day this year found me, my family, and some close friends spending a week in a beach house on Tybee Island, a low-lying, barrier island just east of Savannah.

Burgon & Ball container weeder – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This container weeder, with a compact head and inwards-facing blade to protect plant stems from accidental damage, is ideal for scraping off moss, weeding and turning over the soil.

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Students around the globe will walk out of school Friday to protest for the planet

Green Prophet

Tomorrow, March 15, youth across the globe will leave their schools to strike to draw attention to climate change.

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Make A Home For Wildlife

Nature Conservancy - Science

You can make a difference for conservation in your own backyard. A new book tells you how. Ideas Our Nature Reads

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She Came Back to Life. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

And even there, in the muddy split, in the brokenness of it all—something had fluttered to life. Arts Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Love Non New-Agey Spirituality becoming courage elephant magazine fiery heartbreak her heart Her Voice mystery she fought strength the divine

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Actualizing Climate Resilience Among Malawian Farmers

Greentumble

For the past four years, Whitehead Amos has experienced it all. A subsistence farmer growing maize which is staple food for most Malawians, the Blantyre rural based 44 year old, has struggled to harvest enough maize for his household of seven people. In a country where livelihoods and economy heavily rely on rainfed agriculture, rainfall patterns have become unpredictable.

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South East Arizona’s Madera Canyon

10,000 Birds

A note of thanks to Corey and Mike, for their patience, while I took a break after a very busy 2018!! Now that Jeanne and I have finally settled on Tucson, Arizona at least for a while, I will pick up where I left off at the end of 2018.

Is your garden buzzing?

Green (Living) Review

Hozelock’s bee friendly Plant A Pot campaign is set to take you by ‘swarm’! With more than 18,000 pledges to plant bee-friendly plants in 2018 Hozelock’s Plant A Pot campaign has been a huge success so far and wants to help keep gardens buzzing this year!

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15 year study: Coal power plants create extreme rainfall

Green Prophet

A 15-year study by researchers in South Australia and Germany mapped the source, journey and effect of ultrafine particles in the lower troposphere.

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Meet the Bizarre American Bittern

Nature Conservancy - Science

The American Bittern may look nondescript, but it’s full of surprises. Learn more about one of the more unusual marsh denizens. Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Weird Nature

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I Love the Space in our Togetherness.

Elephant Journal

See, spaciousness gives us a sense of independence that makes interdependence and all the ways we rely on each other so much more meaningful.

2019 91

Birding or Birdwatching? A Backyard Realization

10,000 Birds

Sliding the glass door to my Florida backyard, I shuffled my slipper-clad feet and closed the opening behind me. The sun had broken through an early morning haze, warming my backyard to over 70 degrees F – a bright spot in what had been a generally gloomy February.

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Fun with Fish Crows

10,000 Birds

Over the last couple of weeks Fish Crows have flooded back into New York City, early harbingers of spring, and those that stuck around have become much more vocal, meaning that birders can now put them on their checklist instead of “crow sp.”

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10 Cool Birds from the Caribbean Lowlands of Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

In Costa Rica, we have two coasts, a pair of shorelines that touch two oceans. To the west and south, we have the Pacific, go east and north and a birder scans the Atlantic. However, in Costa Rica, we don’t usually refer to that body of water as the Atlantic, nor even as an ocean. Around here, it’s the Caribbean Sea and that’s also why we bird the Caribbean slope, we look for macaws, toucans, and Great Potoos in the Caribbean lowlands.

Tel Aviv City promotes phone zombies with LED catastrophe

Green Prophet

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Could Nanoparticles Save Thousands From Death By Snake Bite?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Up to 100,000 people die of snakebites globally each year. Could nanoparticles offer a solution? Ideas Nature Tech Health & Nature Herps

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How to manage dark energy and dark entities attacks the fast and efficient way

Elephant Journal

As we are affected by Mercury retrograde from March 5th until the 28th this year, I feel sharing our soul retrieval journey practices is essential, as there are many of you who might really need this information right now.

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My Trip to Costa Rica Part 2

10,000 Birds

Before leaving Olguita’s on the second day in Costa Rica, I spotted this migrant male Baltimore Oriole ( Icterus galbula ) pictured above, but I also enjoyed a resident Black-cowled Oriole ( Icterus prosthemelas ), both lifers!

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of March 2019)

10,000 Birds

While you enjoyed the wearing of the green for St. Patrick’s Day, did you stop to wonder why so few birds wear green plumage?

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Common Greenshank around Broome

10,000 Birds

At this time of year it is not always easy to access areas of Roebuck Bay where access is on a gravel road. There is always an update on the road conditions on the Shire website.

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