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A Stick! A Bird! A Tree!–Books on Nature for Parents & Kids

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“A stick! A stick!” ” With the pure energy of an almost two-year-old freed from weeks of isolation, my granddaughter was running across an empty field, proudly holding a newly discovered stick.

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Greenpeace against Arab world’s first nuclear power plant

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The first nuclear energy plant in the United Arab Emirates goes online on the Gulf Coast east of Qatar. In a desert region full of oil, and well unlimited sunshine, Abu Dhabi still plans to go ahead and build a nuclear energy site despite the risks. Remember Japan?

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A Morning of Birding in Costa Rica, July, 2020

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These are times of unfamiliar circumstances and in more ways than one. As the tide of climate disaster keeps rising, protests continue, and economies fall into recession, we move through time and space in a limbo of anxiety and uncertainty.

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Third Cable Beach Pied Oystercatcher nest to hatch

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Since last week another Pied Oystercatcher nest on Cable Beach has produced two chicks. The header photo above shows where the family rested shortly after the two chicks left the nest on Tuesday. We had been patiently awaiting the arrival of the two chicks since the eggs were laid a month ago.

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Collaborative List – July 2020

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Have you noticed that “pishing” is far less efective when one is wearing a mask? Do you think that the pish is muted, dispersed or in some other way deprived of its urgency? Anyone got a mask tanline yet?

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of August 2020)

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Another month, another movement of the world’s birds from one point to the next.

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Recipe: Herbed Salmon Baked with Zucchini

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Zucchini’s at peak season, and it complements fish beautifully. For light summer fare, try this herby salmon and zucchini dish. It bakes in one pan, and needs only good bread and a salad ( like our Maimonides salad ) to round the meal out. And it takes 20 minutes max in the oven.

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