2017

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Counting birds that count on us.

10,000 Birds

The World’s biggest citizen science wildlife count takes place this weekend. It is a very simple and accessible event which requires each observer to sit for one hour in their garden or a local park. Their observations are then entered to the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch site.

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"House conservatives' sweeping plan for Trump's first 100 days, explained"

Environmental Economics

All regulations have zero benefits: Thursday morning, the House Freedom Caucus, the main group representing the far right of House Republicans, released an ambitious regulatory — or, really, deregulatory — agenda for the Trump administration to pursue.

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Ideas for Reclaimed Dining Room Tables

Green Furniture Home Design

If you’re lucky enough to have an actual dining room in your home that can accommodate a large dining table, you should consider getting one that’s made from reclaimed, recycled or sustainably harvested wood.

Science: On Earth Day, Hope for a Better Future

Nature Conservancy - Science

The word “science” means many things to different people. While some see science as nerdy and boring, others are in awe of the discoveries that have been made and the technologies that change our lives. To me, science means hope.

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2017’s First Full Moon in Cancer: Everything we Want is on the Other Side of Fear.

Elephant Journal

In astrology, there are moments that seem orchestrated by God those breaks within the mundane where the magic is able to escape.

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US Administration seems to have lost control

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It would appear that the US Administration has lost control of the intelligence services as well as the military.

2017 21

Bergamot Rose Spa Box Giveaway – Ends 2/2/17

Hug a Tree with Me

Our first giveaway of the year is our Romantic Bergamot Rose Spa Box filled with handmade beauty items to make you look and feel beautifully relaxed.

How Fast Fashion is Being Converted Into Jet Fuel

Eco Chic

It’s long process to turn a blazer into a blast-off , but that’s exactly what’s happening, as Bloomberg Business Week reports that Japanese recycling firm Japan Environmental Planning (Jeplan) has begun testing ways to use discarded clothes as jet fuel.

Beaten by an Angry Bird

10,000 Birds

Noisy wing beats, heavy landing behind the stern, water splashing everywhere and then, a hit of a heavy wing on my upper arm…. A few years back, I birded northern Greece with a couple from Namibia. It had been a while since I saw Greater Flamingoes and was thrilled to see them again.

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"Why did Beall's List of potential predatory publishers go dark?"

Environmental Economics

I've used this list  a number of times on this blog (most recently here with, I must say, a nice comment on the economics of the industry): Jeffrey Beall, the University of Colorado, Denver, librarian who has since 2008 chronicled “potential, possible, or probable” predatory publishers, has — at least for now — pulled the plug on his influential, and at times controversial, site.

2017 61

The New Swarovski BTX, an Amazing Advancement in Spotting Scopes

10,000 Birds

A little over a month ago I was hiking up a mountain path outside of Innsbruck, Austria, with birders from around the world. When we reached our destination we were greeted with glasses of champagne. And while the bubbly really hit the spot it seemed like it was a bit of overkill.

2017 78

Can Grasslands, The Ecosystem Underdog, Play an Underground Role in Climate Solutions?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Never underestimate the underdog — in sports or in ecosystems.

2017 45

If you Love her, Don’t Destroy Her.

Elephant Journal

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2017 49

Addressing Environmental Challenges Today – Core Principles for a Time of Change

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @ MarkTercek. A new American President took office this weekend, and political passions are running high.

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Morning Coffee with Eastern Imperial Eagle

10,000 Birds

May 2009. After a wakeup call at highly uncivilized 3.45 am, at the crack of dawn I am sitting in a car by the Suslik (European ground squirrel) pasture. It is still cold. No Susliks are to be seen – they are waiting for the sun.

2017 70

Reflections On Underground Non-Advocacy

Eccorazzi

In response to my recent articles on PETA UK and Veganuary there have been a number of acrimonious voices dissenting against my criticism.

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Antifa, Black-bloc and other so-called Anarchists

Green (Living) Review

2017 11

Message in a bottle

10,000 Birds

Did you ever get a message in a bottle? Completely meaningless gibberish from an entirely unknown guy (from my experience, it’s always a guy, looking like a lumberjack and that’s okay) that, strangely enough, makes you insanely excited? If not, you must try gulling.

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Mallard Complexity

10,000 Birds

Everyone knows what a male Mallard looks like. The drake of this extremely common, sexually dimorphic species ( Anas platyrhynchos ) cuts a fine form with his iridescent emerald dome and chestnut breast.

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Tips for Birding Costa Rica in 2017

10,000 Birds

Are you on your way to Costa Rica? Planning a trip for later this year? Good choice, the birding is fantastic! If not, I hope the following tips will convince you to come on down to this easy birding paradise: 100s of bird species are closer than you think. Yes, hundreds.

"Marine Recreational Fishing and the Social Cost of Carbon"

Environmental Economics

I've been wanting to write this paper since the EPA/DOE workshop on the SCC : The Impact of Climate Change on Marine Recreational Fishing with Implications for the Social Cost of Carbon  John Whitehead, Appalachian State University Daniel Willard, Environmental Defense Fund. Abstract. We estimate the effects of temperature and precipitation on marine recreational fishing days over a 20 year time period.

2017 48

Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

Here are some facts to keep in mind about Good Birders Still Don’t Wear White: Passionate Birders Share the Joys of Watching Birds: (1) This is not a dress code. (2) 2) This is a NEW book edited by Lisa A. White and Jeffrey A. Gordon, illustrated by Robert A.

2017 50

7 Science Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

In our still relatively brief existence, humans have evolved our way to an era many are now calling the Anthropocene – a new geological epoch defined by human impact on Earth. But our unparalleled creativity is a double-edge sword.

2017 38

Eight Feng Shui Tips to Improve the Energy at your Front Door.

Elephant Journal

Improve the chi of your entire home and, therefore, your life by following these simple suggestions. Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Love Non New-Agey Spirituality chi direction energy feng shui potential prosperity relationships yang chi yin chi

2017 46

Acting on Climate for the Win

Conservancy Talk

During March Madness, one is reminded that a winning basketball season is never the product of a single player’s ability. It requires teamwork—a group of players executing plays, scoring points and playing strong defense.

2017 30

Snowbound Birding

10,000 Birds

The entire world, it seemed, was buried under two feet of snow. I was checking weather forecasts for days looking for a window of opportunity for a field trip. Yet, even the mighty Danube was frozen solid from bank to bank.

2017 46

Eating Animals and Magical Thinking

Eccorazzi

Guest Post by Bill Tara. ————-. Magical thinking has found a new home in the resistance to veganism. When cognitive dissonance raises its uncomfortable head, many proceed directly to the land of make-believe for relief.

2017 20

Glass jar reuse

Green (Living) Review

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Eighty-percent of environmental economists surveyed think cutting EPA regulations will not benefit the U.S. economy

Environmental Economics

Apologies to those of you who have missed me the last few weeks (hi mom!) as I have recovered from taking care of some lingering neck issues from my years of head banging to 80's hair bands.  I'm back on my feet (computer) and ready to go (from the confines of my family room).

2017 44

You Make My Soul High. {Adult}

Elephant Journal

Rest with ease, knowing that you are the only one who has ever been this deep inside of me. Adult Literary Journal Love Non New-Agey Spirituality Sexy connection Divine connection expanding our minds love relationships sex soul f*cking soul high spirituality twin flame connection

2017 44
2017 44

4 Simple Rituals that Increase Happiness (According to Neuroscience).

Elephant Journal

Not everyone is born happy, but neuroscience says we can all learn how to bring more happiness and meaning into our lives. Here are four.

2017 43

5 Women of Color Who Remade the World as We Know It

Eco Chic

March is Women’s History Month, when we look back at the myriad contributions that women have made to the U.S. and beyond.

Wood Anemones

10,000 Birds

At the end of the most recent Ice Age, the temperature began to rise and the ice began to recede northwards. This was around 10,000+ years ago when (what would become known as) Britain was still connected to mainland Europe.

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Recovery: Prairie Reprise

Nature Conservancy - Science

America has plowed, developed and otherwise destroyed or degraded vast expanses of native prairie. For generations prairies were seen as deficient in their lack of trees and dangerous in their flammability. On moving from Michigan to Nebraska J.