Sat.Jun 16, 2018 - Fri.Jun 22, 2018

Rwanda Dreaming

10,000 Birds

The beginning of the northern summer is a good time (as any) to dream of some of the most biodiverse places on Earth. No, I am not talking of Brazil or Columbia, they are not just in the tropics but more importantly, they are officially huge.

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DIY watering can

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Transform a milk jug into a watering can This project will have you saving your milk container to create a kid- friendly watering can. But, obviously, it can also used by an adult. Children love to water plants.

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Marine Resource Economics has published an unpublished paper off the reading list of "Wilen’s resource economics course at UC Davis" (fn 3)

Environmental Economics

Three of Professor Wilen's students (including current and former editors of MRE) introduce the paper like this: Throughout his career, James E.

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7 great Philippines eco-travel destinations

Green Traveler Guides

| Go Green or Don’t Go | With today’s ease of travel comes staggering environmental problems, particularly in the Earth’s underdeveloped but most beautiful destinations. Case in point: The Philippines.

Week 19: Out of Africa!

10,000 Birds

And so we are out of Africa, or South Africa at least. It seems like every time I have to leave a new country, and each of these has been a first time for me, I keep telling myself that I have to come back soon.

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A Quick Trip to the Yucatan

10,000 Birds

Taking advantage of my son, Desmond, having this past Friday off from school our small family decided to do a three-day trip somewhere.

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Convenient and Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Coffee Pods

Greentumble

It’s safe to say that many of us start our. day with a coffee — and maybe another coffee mid-morning, or one to get through a sluggish afternoon. It’s so convenient to drink coffee when coffee makers brew one cup a time. You can have your delicious French vanilla while your roommate opts for mocha.

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"New Group, With Conservative Credentials, Plans Push for a Carbon Tax"

Environmental Economics

Let the demogoguery begin:  Proponents of a market-oriented plan to fight climate change by taxing greenhouse gas emissions and giving the revenue to American taxpayers are starting a campaign to run advertisements as early as this fall and introduce legislation in Congress as early as next year. The plan’s supporters have formed a group called  Americans for Carbon Dividends  that will lobby for the proposal.

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This is What we Do. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

The public response to the photographs of this scared little girl from Honduras has been overwhelming. So I thought I would share the images that led to the key moment that touched many of you, as it did me.

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Cats and chicks

10,000 Birds

‘Tis the season when young birds fledge and take to the wing, or more commonly plunge to the ground where they are easy prey for predators. There are no shocking photographs in this post, so please read on.

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Pros and Cons of Fossil Fuels

Greentumble

The Industrial Revolution allowed the world. to modernize into what it is today. One of the driving factors in the industrial revolution was the introduction of coal energy. Coal provided a more efficient and dense energy source than burning wood.

"Why a minor change to how EPA makes rules could radically reduce environmental protection"

Environmental Economics

Joe Aldy: Since the  Reagan administration , federal agencies have been required to produce cost-benefit analyses of their major regulations. These assessments are designed to ensure that regulators are pursuing actions that make society better off. In my experience working on the White House economic team in the Clinton and Obama administrations, I found cost-benefit analysis provides a solid foundation for understanding the impacts of regulatory proposals.

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Relationships are a Fragile Thing.

Elephant Journal

Relationships are complicated because people are complicated, simple and plain. We have too much going on inside of our hearts and minds to navigate intimate relationships without stumbling upon the ghosts of our past.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of June 2018)

10,000 Birds

Another Father’s Day, another opportunity for millions of birding dads to invite, entice, or drag their progeny out into the field. Here’s a question for the fathers out there: did you even try to take your kids birding this weekend? If so, how did that go?

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Intense Human Pressure Threatens One-third of Protected Areas

Nature Conservancy - Science

Protected areas are the most common tool used by conservationists to protect biodiversity. But what if they don’t actually work? Ideas Biodiversity Development Protected Areas Research

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The Hardest to Recycle Items and What to Do with Them

Greentumble

You’ve made a commitment to live as green as. possible and be kind to the environment. Sometimes this is a quick matter of throwing aluminum cans into the recycling bin, but what about those items that are hard to recycle and you have no idea what to do with them?

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Home Yoga Practice: what counts if you are a Yoga Teacher?

Elephant Journal

This fixed idea of what it means to practice yoga daily means that people who need to practice daily teachers are confronted with feelings of guilt, inadequacy, or failure, because the nature of their lives means it is impossible to meet this demand.

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Another good year for Magpie Geese near Broome

10,000 Birds

Last year was the first year since we moved to Broome permanently at the end of 1999 that we encountered significant numbers of Magpie Geese to the area.

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A Q&A with Eddie Game: How Acoustics Are Changing Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservancy scientist Eddie Game explains how acoustics could revolutionize conservation data collection. Ideas Acoustics Research

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The Hardest to Recycle Items and What to Do with Them

Greentumble

You’ve made a commitment to live as green as. possible and be kind to the environment. Sometimes this is a quick matter of throwing aluminum cans into the recycling bin, but what about those items that are hard to recycle and you have no idea what to do with them?

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When it Comes to Suicide, Satya can Save Us.

Elephant Journal

Anxiety, depression, and postpartum depression made me question whether I belonged here anymore. My soul felt ready to go home not because I am selfish or because I wanted to leave my friends and family, but because I believed.

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How can I Dr. smith’s rash-n-all type 2 diabetes?

Conservation Hawaii

No one spider is concerned and promise I’m assuming the doctor really knows what he is doing since contracted the Dr. smith’s rash – n – all is 325mg and his orders call for 325mg of Topical emollients. Before you start any noteworthy new medicine, check effectively the label to see results if ideal it has Blistex lip balm or good product, however best job if advised by a doctor in it too.

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In Pictures: A Journey Through Myanmar’s Great Teak Forests

Nature Conservancy - Science

A week spent living and working in an active logging camp deep in some of Myanmar’s best remaining teak forests where people are working to save their most valuable natural resource, before it’s too late. From the Field Forests Myanmar forests expedition Photography Sustainability

This is how we Turn the Tide against Global Fascism.

Elephant Journal

The increasing ease of exposure to life on the other side fueled immigration. While fears of an impending wave of migrants with little left to lose, spurred wealthy westerners to lift the drawbridges. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Democracy extremism fascism global generation globalization.

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How Autoimmune Disease made me a Better Yogi.

Elephant Journal

After seeing notable improvements in my pain, mood, and energy levels, I was so thrilled with this newfound outlook on healing that I decided I wanted to befriend my disease. And just like with a delightful stranger, any new friendship must start with.

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XXXtentacion’s Last Instagram Story will Make you Cry.

Elephant Journal

His last Instagram story is heartbreaking—he was not planning to leave yet: Arts Enlightened Society Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only jocelyn flores last instagram story Lil Peep Miami rapper sad shot dead sound cloud rapper suicide x xxxtentacion

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Coming to Terms with this Brave Definition of Home.

Elephant Journal

My own husband was quite concerned for their well-being, although he expressed this rather brashly and said, “I think they may have lost their marbles.I hope they make it home okay.” I watched the loving couple as they.

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The funnest 7 minutes of today.

Elephant Journal

Dance in Movies. “A video I made using dancing scenes from nearly 300 movies.” ” [editor in vimeo] Fred Astaire. John Travolta. Famous and infamous and not-at-all famous dancers of the silver screen—from Charlie Chaplin through anime. Enjoy!

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Celebrate the Summer Solstice with 108 Sun Salutations.

Elephant Journal

We practice 108 Surya Namaskars to mark the close of a chapter, and invite in new energy. Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga 108 sun salutations asana Equinox first day of summer letting go memories releasing solstice Surya Namaskars

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Six Reasons Why Modern Science Needs Ayurveda.

Elephant Journal

More and more, we look to science to give us the final answer when it comes to the latest diet, health practice, drug, herb, supplement, or mind-body practice. More and more we are seeing that the science we have grown to depend on is flawed.

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Harmonizing your Wardrobe with Vedic Astrology. 

Elephant Journal

According to Jyotish, each planet has a specific influence on the mind, body, or emotions. To align oneself with the positive influences of the planets, one would wear the corresponding color for.

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The Ripple Effect of Tragedy.

Elephant Journal

There was a moment where I turned to look at my sister, her tan face contrasted by her bright white smile and blonde sun-kissed hair. She appeared to be in a state of peace, maybe even bliss, and with her clear green eyes, she communicated to me an implicit knowing that all would be okay. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Family Health & Wellness compassion death of a family member grief losing someone loss love reaching out ripple effect tragedy

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3 Ways to Get Back on the Spiritual Bandwagon when we Lose our Momentum.

Elephant Journal

A problem comes up in our personal lives or we come down with the flu, and we momentarily lose the vital energy that we had beforehand. Our previous momentum is shot, forcing us to.

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Home of the Brave: a look at the Current Border Crisis.

Elephant Journal

“You can stay here. You’ll be safe.” I watch her shake her head. When she moves the wobbly cigarette toward her lips, her face falls under the yellow kitchen light and I see the dark eye, her swollen lips caked a muddy brown. “I’ll I’ll go over there right now and handle this.” This time she shakes her head violently. He pours her coffee and stays silent while she sips at the mug unsteadily. He touches his own cup to his lips. “I I can call the cops and let them handle it.”.

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