Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

The longest way to Costa Rica goes around the world!

10,000 Birds

Presuming that you want to bird Costa Rica, you would book a southbound flight (from N. America) or westbound (from Europe). Yet, for most people, birders are all eccentric. What if you were truly eccentric?

Why Ground Squirrels Look Like They’re Kissing

Nature Conservancy - Science

In the corner of our campsite, where two wood beams meet, there’s a burrow. I suspect it’s a vole hole. My boys and I watch it while eating breakfast. We’re halfway through syrup-slathered pancakes and grease-coated bacon when a brown […]. Wildlife Mammal Watching

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Can You Cook With CBD Oil?

Green Prophet

Lots of health benefit claims are made of CBD oil (see Bokh’s post on what non-psychoative, cannabis-derived CBD is). The most popular reason to use the oil is for pain management, a boon to people suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia and joint pain from trauma.

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Perch Wars

10,000 Birds

In April of this year, I had the crazy idea of submitting this article to 10,000 Birds for their consideration. Since I will still be enjoying my last couple of days in Spain on this week’s deadline, I thought it might be the moment to share it with all of you.

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Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of July 2019?

10,000 Birds

While a huge swath of the United States braces for record-setting heat–again–other parts of the world may be suffering equally oppressive though dramatically different weather. Wherever you are, whatever you do, stay safe, but also try to find time to check out some birds!

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Yellow Bitterns in Singapore

10,000 Birds

One bird that is easily encountered in Singapore without venturing too far off the beaten track is the Yellow Bittern. The Yellow Bittern is often overlooked by visitors to many of the parks and gardens in Singapore.

Blue Quail Wine: Chardonnay (2017)

10,000 Birds

With about two-thirds of the United States on the verge of a dangerous heatwave, I’m hesitant to endorse any libation but shockingly cold ice water for our readers in eastern North America this weekend.

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The cuckoo tree

10,000 Birds

On a recent trip to India, a non-descript tree caught my attention. It was overlooking the butterfly garden in Sanjeevaiah Park , Hyderabad. The hysterical call of an Asian Koel , Eudynamys scolopaceus , first attracted me and as I turned to look, a Greater Coucal, Centropus sinensis , flew down from its leafy boughs and disappeared into the reeds of a nearby wet patch. The koel and coucal are both from the extended cuckoo family Cuculidae.

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Seaweed as Sustainable Livelihood

Nature Conservancy - Science

Seaweed farming can provide livelihoods for rural and indigenous women in Indonesia. How can this aquaculture be practiced sustainably? From the Field Asia Pacific Indigenous Peoples Natural Climate Solutions Oceans

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Putting Nature on the Map (Literally)

Nature Conservancy - Science

By 2050, California is going to need to make room for 10 million more people. Can it be done sustainably? TNC says it's possible, but we need to add nature to the map. Ideas Nature Tech TNC Science Urban Conservation Valuing Nature

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Enormous Neolithic Site Near Jerusalem Reveals 9000-Year-Old Secrets

Green Prophet

Conventional thought among archaeologists was that Neolithic people didn’t settle in the area around the Judean Hills. Yet Motza, 5 kilometers west of Jerusalem, was always within easy distance of fresh water from the Sorek river, and near good agricultural ground.

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5 Ways Businesses Can Increase their Sustainability & Go Green

Green Prophet

The best businesses don’t just turn a profit –– they make a positive impact in the lives of their employees and customers. And there’s no better way for a business to boost its reputation and do good for others than to increase its sustainability and go green.

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The Use of Tube Settlers in Water Treatment

Green Prophet

Water treatment systems use settling tanks unit to allow for sedimentation and settling. The main aim of tube settlers is to minimize the vertical distance that a small floc particle must settle before agglomerating into larger particles.

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Environmental Benefits of the Internet

Green Prophet

The internet may be considered one of the wonders of our modern world. Not only has it allowed for information to be distributed faster and more easily, but it has also greatly reduced the energy required to distribute information and services. Mailing Service.

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5 Ways To Use Non-Psychoactive Cannabis For Health & Wellbeing

Green Prophet

If it’s one great thing that the legal cannabis industry has done for the world, it’s educate on the myriad of ways that non-psychoactive cannabis can be used for health and wellbeing.

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26 of the Most Effective Kitchen Hacks

Green Prophet

Everyone has their own comfort level in the kitchen. Some people feel completely comfortable with a knife in hand while others use the kitchen for snacks and as a place to sit while ordering take-out. .

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