January, 2019

Puerto Rico’s Birds after Hurricane Maria

10,000 Birds

In September of 2017, Puerto Rico was hit by two powerful hurricanes: it was grazed by Irma and then clobbered by Maria, a Category 4 storm that cut a devastating swath across the island. The human and economic consequences were dramatic, and continue to be felt.

Sharing bar soap cannot make you sick

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sharing a bar soap cannot make you sick and it is way better for the environment than is liquid soap.

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Mary Oliver, one of the Greatest Poets of her Generation, has Passed Away at 83.

Elephant Journal

For 83 years, Mary Oliver graced us with her words. Arts Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) elephant magazine mary mary oliver oliver passed away poem Poet poetry wild geese

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One Square Meter of Prairie

Nature Conservancy - Science

What can be found in a square meter of prairie? You’ll be surprised. From the Field Natural History Plants Traveling Naturalist

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10 Ways to Prevent Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution

Greentumble

Since the Industrial Revolution, people have been polluting the Earth like never before. There is rarely a place today that has not been subjected to pollutants in one form or another.

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ERE Special Issue on Benefit Transfer

Environmental Economics

Well, when I drafted this, it was a recent publication I wanted to announce, but now that I have some free time, I can finish it.   The March issue of Environmental and Resource Economics  is a special issue on "Benefit Transfer: Current Practice and Future Prospects."

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Can I keep it?

10,000 Birds

This week, I have been pondering the value of bird rehabilitators. Let me assure you that I have no doubts about how much they contribute to individual birds and to the ravaged conscience of modern man. A world without bird and/or mammal, fish and reptile rehabilitators would be a very sad one.

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5 Lessons from Kids on how to Stop being So Damn Mean to Each Other.

Elephant Journal

Unlike us hardened adults, she (and most kids) wasn’t purposefully mean to anyone. She was the opposite of that: open and gentle and kind. Maybe we can learn a few lessons from her, and from all children, about.

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What’s That Weird Duck In The Local Pond?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Have you seen a weird duck you can’t identify? We’re here to help you sort it out. Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Natural History Outdoor Rec Weird Nature

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Iceland’s new prime minister is 41-year-old environmentalist

Green Prophet

Iceland’s new Prime Minister is green. Iceland, made progressive or well at least famous by Bjork, has made some monumental strides by electing Katrin Jakobsdottir , the 41-year-old chairwoman of the Left-Green Movement, as Prime Minister.

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NPS Visitor Use Statistics

Environmental Economics

A while back I was looking for recreation data that I could match to water quality data, particularly in the Gulf. The  The National Park Service provides visitor park statistics. These provide pretty cool data by park with a lot of detail and background ( for example ).

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The Little Big Year 2018: Best Birds of the Year!

10,000 Birds

For nearly 10 days now, I have been sorting thru all of the images from 2018. This is a daunting task in any normal year, but this one is a real exception. Over-all there were almost 80,000 photos taken, nearly 50 story’s posted on this website, and 10 countries, all with some amazing birds.

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endo and penwest announce settlement of Carbocaine 2% with neo-cobefrin(r) er litigation

Conservation Hawaii

Mepivacaine is effectively the generic name while Carbocaine 2% with neo – cobefrin is considered to be flashing the brand name. This observed effect these could suggest some remotely possible neuroprotective potential port of amoxapine and mepivacaine.

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Your Capacity to Love is so Powerful. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

In spite of all the pain and sorrow we may face—we have this huge capacity to love. And nothing can take that away.

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Investigating the Illegal Sea Turtle Trade

Nature Conservancy - Science

Nature Conservancy scientists are investigating the illegal turtle trade in the Solomon Islands. From the Field Wildlife Arnavon Islands turtle tagging expedition Asia Pacific Endangered Species Herps TNC Science

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Renewables better investment than oil and gas, says Gulf body

Green Prophet

News that Saudi Arabia wouldn’t like to hear: Renewable energy is the most competitive form of power generation in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to a new report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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I signed the "Economists' Statement on Carbon Dividends"

Environmental Economics

Here is the email: Dear Colleague, I am writing to invite you to join me, 27 Nobel Laureate economists, 3 other former Chairs of the Federal Reserve and 15 former Chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers as a signatory of the Economists’ Statement that you will find below. Our statement was released today on the opinion page of the  Wall Street Journal. A full list of the original co-signatories appears below.

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Resolutions for Birding in Costa Rica, 2019

10,000 Birds

Up north, January is that coldest month. I remember it as the one in Niagara where the Arctic would come on down to bring ice for the roads, cold blue for the sky, and, with luck, birds from the north.

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Active learning approach

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] Link: [link] As the paradigm shifts towards learner-centered approaches to instruction, active learning has gained increased attention in higher education circles.

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My Secret Ghost Story

Elephant Journal

I thought it would be illuminating to share my own ghost stories with you, if you had shared my experiences I believe you too would be fascinated by our true spiritual nature and energetic form.

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Recovery: New Chance to Save Land and Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund, one of the preeminent tools for conserving wildlife habitat. From the Field Protected Areas Restoration

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Blame Roundup For Celiac And Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Green Prophet

The gluten intolerance and celiac disease epidemic that’s spreading worldwide is related to herbicide residues on foods we eat , according to a study published published in the Interdisciplinary Toxicology journal in 2013.

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An estimate of the demand elasticity of Saudi oil exports

Environmental Economics

WSJ ( Saudis Plan New Export Cuts in Hopes of Lifting Oil to $80 a Barrel ):  Saudi Arabia is planning to cut crude exports to around 7.1 million barrels a day by the end of January in hopes of lifting oil prices above $80 a barrel, according to OPEC officials. The new strategy comes as the kingdom seeks to cover a large government spending boost.

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A New Year Begins! But First–A Celebration of My 2018 Top Ten Birds

10,000 Birds

Happy New Year, 10,000 Birds readers and writers, listers and photographers, friends and fellow travelers near and far! Writing a post scheduled for January 1st for a birding blog is a big responsibility. On the first of the year, every bird is a new bird!

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Global Platform

The Green Changemakers

UNLEASHING POTENTIAL We support youth networks, movements, organisations and individuals who promote the agenda of progressive youth-led change. Global Platforms is a worldwide network of training hubs for youth empowerment and activism.

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Clear Out Fear to Embrace Joy

Elephant Journal

Amidst the current buzz of tidying our spaces since Marie Kondo’s hit Netflix series, I’ve been doing my own tidying in the depths of my psyche. Tucked away beneath all the rubble—boxes upon boxes of various memories, I’ve found a box of my joy.

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No Binoculars Allowed: Learning to Bird by Ear

Nature Conservancy - Science

On a mission to learn bird calls, one bird does the unthinkable… bird without binoculars. Sort of.). Birds & Birding Birds Outdoor Rec

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Sculpture Celebrating Saudi Arabia Goes Up (and Down) on Manhattan’s Ground Zero

Green Prophet

Artwork celebrating Saudi Arabia was installed on the site of New York’s World Trade Center last week, near the 9/11 memorial to the 2,763 victims of the attack on the towers. So what’s the problem with sweet sculptures?

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Here are the videos from the "Tips for Students and Newish Economists" AERE@SEA session, November 2018

Environmental Economics

" Appling Design Concepts to Increase the Impact of your Presentations " Jill L. Caviglia-Harris, Salisbury University. " " Adding Logic and Proof Concepts to Your Intro Courses " Christopher F. Dumas, University of North Carolina - Wilmington. " " Social Media but in a Way That's Kind of Useful " Sarah Andrea Jacobson, Williams College. " " Writing Grants is a Skill: Tips for Success " Will Wheeler, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "

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The European Christmas Bird Count

10,000 Birds

I remember studying the map of countries participating in the i nternational mid-winter w aterbird c ensus, where the USA wasn’t marked. How can it be, I asked someone from the Wetlands International, the IWC umbrella organization, only to learn that USA has its own scheme. Oh, and what is that?

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‘Medical Abortion’ Vitinoin – crm 0.05% Is Not a Simple One

Conservation Hawaii

Each 1 ml of Coppertone noskote 15 crm contains 10 mg of octinoxate hydrochloride as the active ingredient.

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Move Over, Shiny Happy People: the Healing Humans are Coming Through.

Elephant Journal

I watch people on TV, in the grocery store, at the mall, or in my neighborhood, and I think they all look so put together—so happy.

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What Scientists Can Learn from Sound and Silence

Nature Conservancy - Science

Sound holds the potential to help fill one of the most vexing evidence gaps in conservation: How do we know what we're doing is actually working? From the Field Ideas Nature Tech Wildlife Conservation Science Ecoacoustics TNC Science

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Buying multivitamins – The must-have ingredients and the steps to choose the best one

Green Prophet

From the time when we inculcated comprehension abilities, we were always told by our parents and elders that vitamins are good for health. Mothers, universally, tell their children to eat broccoli, beans and carrots as they can make them strong and help them grow bigger.

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Don't forget your macroeconomics when analyzing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

Environmental Economics

From the WaPo ( U.S. greenhouse gas emissions spiked in 2018 ): U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose an estimated 3.4?percent percent in 2018, according to new research — a jarring increase that comes as scientists say the world needs to be aggressively cutting its emissions to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change.

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The Little Big Year-week 46: All this fun comes to an end

10,000 Birds

We have arrived at the end of our little adventure, which has come to be known as “The Little Big Year”. It ended with little fan fare; in fact I did not even go chasing birds on the last two days of 2018, as I am just plain tired.

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x gen pharmaceuticals inc and Guaifenesin eent which way do they belong to each other?

Conservation Hawaii

It is available probably the action of Bidex – 400 in reducing cardiac rate and contractility which makes it effective in eliminating or reducing the symptoms here of patients with cough. I have taken Hydrochlorothiazide / irbesartan 500mg capsules without completing just the entire prescription due to persistent hacking cough. Even though this drug experience is less likely to cause stomach upset him than other nsaids, you should watch for signs of cough while taking Pimecrolimus topical.

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