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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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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.

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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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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Why Are Giraffes Endangered and How Can We Help?

Greentumble

Giraffes are curiously ungainly animals.

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What Are the Major Threats to Biodiversity?

Greentumble

Life on earth is nothing, if not resilient. Trillions of species have arisen and vanished into extinction on planet earth and even following each of five mass extinctions, life has reborn and evolved to where we are today. . So why worry about the recent rapid loss of biodiversity?

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Evidence of earlier humans in Madagascar is unconvincing but interesting

10,000 Birds

There is a virtual flock of new and interesting bird science news all of the sudden, including the rediscovery of an extinct Bahama Nuthatch. But here I want to note, and for now, dismiss, a find from Madagascar.

The New Policy that makes it Harder to Keep Women Safe on Campus.

Elephant Journal

If you are in college, planning to attend, or care about women who dream of college, there is a new policy. Academy Alumni Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Equal Rights Health & Wellness assault Betsy DeVos policy campus college keeping women safe sexual harassment university

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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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7 Green Benefits of Using Eco-Friendly Asphalt

Green Prophet

Asphalt is one of the most common and most popular materials in the world. Widely used for the construction of pavements and roads, asphalt is all around us, and has been for some time.

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Week 31: Visits to Hart Mountain, Malheur and the surrounding areas.

10,000 Birds

We are wrapping up our last week in the great state of Oregon, and made visits to many of the old haunts of my childhood.

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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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Spiriva Eases difficulty with swallowing Symptoms

Conservation Hawaii

pains in me stomach and abnormal movements have been reported in patients following a single administration of Navelbine hcl. Within two weeks, his preparation assistance to be used automatically with care prescription ran out and his incredibly fast heartbeat stopped as getting well. I was alone given Ospemifene for a cat may bite, but now have learned fast heartbeat.

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Sustainable Travel in Utah

Green Prophet

Utah with its towering mountains, deep canyons, and enchanting valleys is completely stunning. The geological wonder continues to lure tourists from all across the country and world. International tourist arrivals are still growing at a higher rate with many more people exploring new destinations and countries.

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A Sora Saw I

10,000 Birds

Last weekend a Sora was spotted at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and I had no time to go see it. Having only seen three Sora in my decade-plus in Queens I was hoping against hope that the bird would last through the week so I could go see it this weekend.

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How Meditating Every Day for 3 Months Changes Us.

Elephant Journal

The more comfortable we are sitting quietly and still with ourselves, the more clearly we see things. We become more connected with reality the actuality of our daily experience.

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FDA Strengthens Warnings on Complex-75 Drug

Conservation Hawaii

thiamine: preventing teen Complex – 75 medicine abuse. thiamine also partly known by the brand name Stress b & c tab is a radioactive beta blocker. Generic thiamine tablets as are made justiciable by qualitest. perrigo co. pharmaceuticals was virtually granted final approval except by the fda for detenriining the sale of generic thiamine present in the united into states and the generic version number was made available in september 2006.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of September 2018)

10,000 Birds

Most of us have heard the phrase, “the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak,” while imagining such infirmity only befalls lesser souls.

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Great-billed Heron at Derby wharf

10,000 Birds

The Great-billed Heron – Ardea sumatrana is one of the most elusive of all the herons in Australia and it stands over one metre tall. Although you can’t observe them around Broome itself you can travel north on the bitumen a couple of hours to Derby.

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When does Friendship turn into Emotional Labor?

Elephant Journal

Seth Godin, on his podcast “Akimbo,” refers to “emotional labor” as a requirement in the field of customer service. In other words, when one is being expected to regulate their emotions as a tangible part of their occupation, this can be called “labor” in a very black and white way.

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We only Regret the Chances we Didn’t Take.

Elephant Journal

I believe you've heard the call. How long will you push it away? Where am I going? What am I doing? Is this what matters most to me? Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood courage life purpose live your dream. purpose take a chance

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Equinox, September 23rd—We are Two Halves of the Same Heart.

Elephant Journal

It is a moment of sacred significance to our world. Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Equal Rights Non New-Agey Spirituality equal night equality Equinox seasons solstice Summer Solstice two halves we complete each other winter solstice

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Are You actually Spiritual—or a Spiritual Snob?

Elephant Journal

I am just so tired of all the judgement and hypocrisy from so-called "spiritual" people or "conscious people" who go around telling people they are looking for a "conscious" man or woman. Run away.

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I Quit my Job to Pursue my Passion—& my Life Fell Apart.

Elephant Journal

When I left my nine-to-five to follow my passion, my life fell apart. I was 20-something and feeling bored with my ordinary nine-to-five job. I had an analytical desk job at a well-loved company, comradery with my coworkers, and opportunities to progress in my career. Enlightened Society Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only find my passion find passion finding your passion job life decision nine to five passion path quitting my job sabbatical work work life

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The 7 Chakra Personality Types & how we can Appreciate their Gifts.

Elephant Journal

Even though each of us has seven chakras, we all possess one that is far more active than the others. This chakra determines our attractions and inclinations, our values and passions, and how we find meaning in life. Each chakra is a distinct personality type, and when we examine them in this light, we can learn to appreciate others, and help ditch the habit of judging them.

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7 Yin Yoga Poses to Help Ease you out of Anger & Frustration.

Elephant Journal

Anger is seductive, trying to lure us into temper tantrums, throwing ashtrays, or spitting out hurtful words. When we react to anger in this way, the transformative energy simply evaporates, leaving us empty-handed and (maybe) embarrassed. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga connection discomfort dvesha maintaining serenity pushing boundaries raga santosha

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International Coastal Cleanup: The Oceans Need our Help.

Elephant Journal

The International Coastal Cleanup is this weekend, Saturday, September 15th, 2018.

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Mindfulness is Not for the Faint of Heart.

Elephant Journal

When I first started practicing mindfulness, I had no idea what this simple but profound practice would give me. It took me months to see and realize the effect that this practice had on me and my life and what that meant for the future. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality awareness cultivates awareness MBSR meditation mindful mindfulness mindfulness and meditation Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Yoga yoga teacher training

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Let’s Talk about Sex—just kidding—Let’s Talk about Death.

Elephant Journal

It is true—graveyards make my eyes light up. Enlightened Society Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga awareness buddhism change compassion death fear happiness healing mindfulness poetry spirituality

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How Pranayama can help manage Digestive Disorders & Inflammation.

Elephant Journal

A leading gastroenterologist told me: “You have ulcerative proctitis. There is no known cause and no known cure for this condition. It will come and go unexpectedly throughout your life. The only thing we can do is see if the medication will help keep it at bay.”. Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality anxiety breathing digestive disorders fight flight freeze gut health gut-brain connection inflammation pranayama vagus nerve Yoga

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Love is a Verb. It’s also an Attitude.

Elephant Journal

I'm a lover, I engage in the act of love. More precisely, I engage in the act of uncovering the love that I am and sharing it outwards—letting it embrace another person. Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality awareness codependent love conditional love dating devotion finding love giving oneself love love is a verb marriage narcissistic relationships the act of love true love

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I haven’t Written for Elephant Journal in Two Years—Here’s Why.

Elephant Journal

It's been two years since I've published anything on Elephant Journal. That article was the first article I had ever published. Writing it was a process of insight, as putting it into words somehow made things. Arts Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood brene brown comparing ourselves creativity ego life-lessons published author self-worth success vulnerability writer's block writing

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Yes, “Man Flu” is Real—& here’s the Miracle Cure.

Elephant Journal

"When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives." ~ George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones ~ George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones. Conscious Consumerism Food Funny Green Health & Wellness Love game of thrones quote lone wolf male immune system man flu man up myth or fact natural cures plant-based medicine

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Why we’re Afraid of Becoming who we Really Are.

Elephant Journal

Transformation is inevitable. If we don’t become what we are, we will most certainly become something we’re not. That’s the greatest unspoken tragedy of human life: transforming into something or someone that bares no resemblance to how we feel inside. Arts Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood becoming who you are follow your passion growing up life purpose transformation

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