September, 2018

15 Hummingbirds that Can Only Be Seen in or Near Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

A couple of the biggest of bird families are restricted to the Americas. Both can be found in nearly every available habitat, one is infamous for giving birders identification malaise, the other for putting on dazzling natural shows of grit and iridescence.

The Book of Trees – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Book of Trees by Piotr Socha (Author), Wojciech Grajkowski (Author) Published by Thames and Hudson (Big Books) (13 Sept. 2018) Hardcover: 80 pages Size: 15 x 2.2 x 21 cm ISBN-13: 978-0500651698 Why are trees so important? How many types are there?

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What I Learned about Love after my Husband Died.

Elephant Journal

My late husband, Jake, passed away from lung cancer when I was 26, and I’ve been traveling ever since as a way to honor his life and move forward gracefully with mine.

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The Amazing Ancient Fishes of Africa

Nature Conservancy - Science

Fish that can breathe air, hibernate and even fly. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Wildlife Fish Weird Nature

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Holy cow! Prophecy fulfilled after red heifer is born at Temple of Israel

Green Prophet

Last week in Jerusalem a baby cow was born. Watch the adorable infant scamper around her mother in a short video released on YouTube by the Temple of Israel, below. Why is this worth your attention?

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It's like, I shouldn't count the health benefit from my oatmeal. It's delicious, that should be enough, boy.

Environmental Economics

Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman at the NYTimes ( The E.P.A.’s s Review of Mercury Rules Could Remake Its Methods for Valuing Human Life and Health ): Last week the Trump administration took a crucial step toward de-emphasizing the life and health benefits in this calculus when the Environmental Protection Agency said it would rethink a major regulation that restricts mercury emissions by coal-burning power plants.

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The Juniper Titmouse Nesting Project

10,000 Birds

The Juniper Titmouse ( Baeolophus ridgwayi ) is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae.

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The Dalai Lama Owes an Apology.

Elephant Journal

The Dalai Lama is himself a refugee who cannot return home without fearing for his life, but he doubled down when asked to clarify his remarks. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Dalai Lama europeans refugees Syria

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The Incredible Adventure of the Pooping Sloth

Nature Conservancy - Science

There was absolutely no mistaking what was about to happen. This sloth was about to poop. And we were going to watch. From the Field Wildlife Mammals

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The Great Reef is recovering

Green Prophet

Positive news for a change! The Reef & Rainforest Research Centre (RRRC), a non-profit enterprising Australian organization, has reported substantial signs of recovery for corals affected by mass coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Common Resources: Ancillary Benefits Redux

Environmental Economics

Alan Krupnick in toto (emphasis added): At a  press briefing  in mid-August, Bill Wehrum, the appointed head of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Air Office, reiterated the Trump administration’s position that ancillary benefits are not to be counted in cost-benefit analysis of major rules. The context this time was the Affordable Clean Energy Rule (ACE) proposed by the current regime to replace the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP).

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Yellowstone National Park Bird Celebration

10,000 Birds

For the love of birds and parks. In the midst of an intensifying battle between protecting public lands and advancing private interests, I want to share a moment of avian celebration at Yellowstone National Park. As the first U.S. national park (1872), birding records date back to its establishment.

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The L.A. Fur “Ban” – What Does It Actually Accomplish?

Eccorazzi

The short answer is precious little for the animals. You can now go back to scrolling on Insta and/or you can get angry with me for being a downer without reading further. However, if you fancy thinking about this along with me, then read on and maybe it won’t be such a bummer.

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What Venus Retrograde wants to Teach Us about Love. {October 5 to November 16}

Elephant Journal

Venus only goes retrograde once every 18 months or so, and this year, Venus turns retrograde on October 5th in the sign of Scorpio, and travels backward into Libra over a series of six weeks, ending on November 16th.

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Meet 6 Small and Bizarre Deer Species

Nature Conservancy - Science

Vampire deer. Six-inch fawns. A species no researcher has ever seen alive. And more. Wildlife

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How To Make Your Travels More Environmentally Friendly

Green Prophet

By the nature of the activity, traveling inherently causes problems for the environment. You are moving from one place to another, taking up space, using up resources, and displacing what was originally there.

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How is Paper Recycled: Step by Step

Greentumble

Each year, over 400 million metric tons of paper and. cardboard is produced globally, with over half of production originating from China, the United States, and Japan [1]. In 2016, Americans alone consumed 70 million metric tons of paper a year, or approximately 514 pounds per person [2].

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Birds of Prey of the East & Birds of Prey of the West: Review of Two Field Guides

10,000 Birds

There are 35 raptor species that have a presence in the United States and Canada, 56 (more or less) if you count by subspecies, and they are all covered in admirable, exhausting, unbelievable detail in B irds of Prey of the East: A Field Guide and Birds of Prey of the West: A Field Guide by Brian K.

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It’s About The Conversations

Eccorazzi

By: Emilia Leese and Damon McDonald. Empowering, positive and unapologetic vegan advocacy while having fun at a vegan food and drink festival are not mutually exclusive activities.

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There’s a Crack in Everything: a Tribute to Leonard Cohen.

Elephant Journal

Leonard Cohen passed away just two months after his 82nd birthday. I remember exactly where I was when I found out he had died. Arts Eleditor Articles Enlightened Society artist Beautiful Losers Leonard Cohen musician perfection the Favourite Game writer

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Spiny Lobster: Sustainable Seafood in the Bahamas

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Bahamas spiny lobster becomes the first Caribbean fishery certified by the Marine Stewardship Council. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Wildlife Fisheries Sustainability

Sailing around the beauty of Croatia

Green Prophet

Not so long ago the dream vacation included a sail around Italy or a cruise around the Greek Isles. As adventurers become better travelled they look to novel destinations not covered widely in travel books or in Hollywood movies.

Water Pollution Facts, Causes, Effects & Solutions

Greentumble

Long, long ago our planet was just a rock, a shell that had cooled over its molten hot interior, devoid of life. Hot gases poured out of its fissures, forming dense clouds in the atmosphere. And then it rained.

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Birding Arizona–style

10,000 Birds

Coronado National Forest. Santa Rita Mountains. Madera Canyon. Pre-Internet, I got all my birding info from print magazines; and WildBird was my go-to back in the day. One particular issue had a feature on the birds of Madera Canyon, Arizona.

Does Famotidine help diabetes?

Conservation Hawaii

Without evaluating you chuck in person, it emotionally is over difficult to determine whether Up up and up famotidine complete transformation or generic famotidine is better for you. famotidine augmentation of cysteamine can minimize the cardiometabolic risk.

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Marry a Woman who Knows you are Real.

Elephant Journal

Marry a woman who elevates you. Family Love love love quotes marriage marriage advice marriage quotes marry a man marry a man who knows you are real marry a woman marry a woman who knows you are real relationship quotes relationships romantic

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The Mystery of the Dying Boreal Toads

Nature Conservancy - Science

Boreal toads are disappearing in some areas, thriving in others, despite the same disease presence. From the Field Nature Tech Wildlife Disease & Parasites Genetics

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Apple Cake With Apricot Jam Glaze

Green Prophet

Tonight, Sunday the 9th of September, marks the first day of the Jewish New Year 2018, Rosh HaShanah 5779. The holiday extends until Tuesday September 11th at nightfall.

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How Does Recycling Save Energy?

Greentumble

Have you ever wondered if the items. that you put into your recycling bin actually make a difference? Everyone knows that by recycling, we are helping to save landfill space and conserve natural resources, but did you know that by recycling you are also saving a lot of energy? It’s true!

How to Be an Urban Birder by David Lindo

10,000 Birds

I know this isn’t how you’re supposed to judge, but this book has a cover photo of a Jackdaw chowing down on chips* and a blurb by Jamie Oliver. In some ways, this particular cover can let you extrapolate everything you need to know about the whole gosh-darn volume.

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Chronic Myelogenous pain Treatment

Conservation Hawaii

The Alcaftadine ophthalmic induced the severe sight loss of appetite. Of the 25 patients who otherwise received Zenchent fe, all were free representatives of loss carryover of appetite within five days, and all cultures were negative within 72 hr.

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5 Simple Instructions that might make a Runner out of you Yet.

Elephant Journal

Let’s start with posture. Most of us slump when we stand, settling into the now-prevalent “texting position.” And we sit for hours on end, a habit that recent medical studies show is worse for us than we thought. Next, let’s walk. Even that we tend to do improperly.

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A Not-So-Simple Cabin in the Woods

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s nature writing, it’s outdoor writing, it’s environmental writing. A review of Stephen Sautner’s "A Cast in the Woods.". From the Field Wildlife Books Fish Nature + People

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How technology helps the direct store delivery model stay relevant now and in the future

Green Prophet

Direct store delivery (DSD) is the method of delivering products from a distributor directly to the retail store, bypassing a retailer’s warehouse, with the brand or wholesaler managing the product from order to shelf.

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Hydroelectricity: What are the Advantages and Disadvantages?

Greentumble

Hydropower, the creation of mechanical energy. through the transfer of kinetic energy created by the flow of water, is currently the only large-scale renewable alternative to traditional electricity sources, such as fossil fuels [1].

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Week 30: We return to Summer Lake

10,000 Birds

Imagine waking up to the call of thousands of ducks, geese, and every kind of marsh bird you can imagine. That is exactly where Week 30 in our Little Big Year adventure found us. Right, smack dad in the middle of Summer Lake Wildlife Refuge.

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2 sharp back pain just below the ribs Look Promising for Rare Pancreatic Cancer

Conservation Hawaii

I’ve had shewn all damage the tests imaginable, but sinoe the only help has been Oxiconazole topical phosphate as i have the skin or rash type.

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