Birds of the United States (and Provinces) of (North) America

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The Yellowlegs may sympathize with Canada’s socialized medicine, and those Curlews and Willets may be red-state Republicans, but they all mostly just want for us to leave their kettle lakes alone. Lark Sparrows and Black-chinned Hummingbirds prefer to breed in red states.

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United States, United By Nature

Conservancy Talk

This time of year in the United States, we not only celebrate our country’s independence, but also our unique American identity—an identity rooted in the nation’s iconic lands, waters and wildlife. The United States has a long, bipartisan tradition of conservation in sustaining our lands and waters for present and future generations. History has shown that from our nation’s founders, across centuries of different leaders, nature continues to unite us.


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Digging into chickpea family for less pesticides in the United States

Green Prophet

Grown in the Pacific Northwest and Northern Plains of the United States, the chickpea has an integral role in the agriculture systems of these regions. The kabuli chickpea is almost exclusively grown in the United States because of the large export market.”.

What is the National Bird of the United States?

10,000 Birds

The Bald Eagle is the national bird of the United States of America. It was chosen as the national bird by dint of its inclusion in the National Seal of the United States, which happened by an act of the Continental Congress on 20 June 1782. Benjamin Franklin was famously not happy about the decision to use the Bald Eagle as a symbol of the United States (he preferred the Wild Turkey ). Birds eagles national bird United States

A Guide to Non-Native Deer in the United States

Nature Conservancy - Science

Have you seen a weird-looking deer? It might be one of these exotic species. Wildlife Mammal Watching Outdoor Rec Traveling Naturalist

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2.4 magnitude earthquake near Boone, North Carolina, United States and Columbus, Ohio, United States : August 24, 2014 23:16

Environmental Economics

Natural hazards: UTC time: Sunday, August 24, 2014 23:16 PM. Your time: Sunday, August 24 2014 7:16 PM. No tsunami statement issued. Magnitude Type: md. USGS page: M 2.4 - 4km NE of Blowing Rock, North Carolina. USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist. Reports from the public: 17 people. via No one in my family believed me

United States introduces military draft for women

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) House panel votes to require women to register for the draft The House Armed Services Committee supported a measure that would require women to register for the draft at 18 The House Armed Services Committee narrowly passed a motion that takes women one step closer to being required to register for the draft. A proposal by Calif.

United States 35 Best Cycling Events and Bike Races


The United States is famous for indulging in nearly anything that happens in the world. If you are a cycling enthusiast in the United States, make sure that you go to any one of the events suggested, along with any others in your area. The post United States 35 Best Cycling Events and Bike Races appeared first on

United States Milk Consumption Has Fallen Nearly 30 Percent


Department of Agriculture reveals milk consumption in the United States has fallen 30 percent, since 1975. Read More The post United States Milk Consumption Has Fallen Nearly 30 Percent appeared first on Ecorazzi. The U.S. Eats News Top News Vegan megan fox

"Environmental Policy and the Assault on Science" - Policy keynote lecture with Gina McCarthy, former administrator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency during the Obama presidency

Environmental Economics

Gina McCarthy's keynote at the recent World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists has drawn rave reviews from twitter and the inbox. So, here it is in case you had to teach summer school to save money for your kid's college (like me

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United States of Consumerism. ~ Vince G. Sparks

Elephant Journal

We are in a whole new age of food and drug consumption, which seems to perpetually flirt with disaster. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Health & Wellness Big Pharma consumerism health of america standard American diet

Dalai Lama’s trip to the United States Canceled.

Elephant Journal

Upon completion of the evaluation, the doctors have advised that His Holiness take complete rest. Arts & Culture Health & Wellness Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Today Only Dalai Lama health U.S. Tour canceled

The 10 Quietest Places in the United States


It's no surprise that most of the places are in National Parks — it seems that land must be protected in order to be left alone. Read More. Causes Environment Featured News

How the United States & Canada can Avoid Cooking our Planet.

Elephant Journal

But there are solutions. Scientists say that half of the industrial carbon emissions have been released since 1988. It is clear that such things as. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Canada climate change lobbyists oil politics tobacco U.S.

The United States: Not a republic but a kingdom

Green (Living) Review

Aside from the very fact that the Constitution is, theoretically, illegal the United States are, to all intents and purposes, nothing else but a kingdom, or an empire, with a king or emperor, as the head of state, bar with a different title.

Obama Declares 2 New Marine Sanctuaries for United States: the First in 15-Years.

Elephant Journal

President Barack Obama's office has announced that it is creating two new marine sanctuaries in the United States. These are the first new reserve areas in the. Adventure Chicago Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Travel Z ADMIN Green Featured Today eco environment gree Lake Michigan Mallows Bay marine life noaa Obama Our Oceans Potomac protection reserve sanctuary wildlife

The United States Might Import Water from Mexico

Green Blog

The United States receives many imports from Mexico on a daily basis, including possibly water. Food & Health Colorado River dependence desalination desalination plants Mexico politics United States water plantsFour major American water districts are currently working on a plan that would build two big desalination plants in Playas de Rosarito. The reason?

View This Gorgeous Wind Map of the United States


First posted back in March by a group of Google computer scientists, this wind map of the United States is updated hourly Read More. Never before has wind appeared so strikingly beautiful. Entertainment News Top News

Coal Ash Needs Regulation In United States

Eco Friendly Daily

The coal ash pond that ruptured is one of 1,300 such ponds, many of which are upwards of 1,500 acres, spread across the United States. There is no federal regulation of coal ash ponds in the United States, even though the Environmental Protection Agency lists heavy metals contained in the ash ponds as dangerous for human and environmental health. Mr. Burke states: “Your household garbage is managed much more consistently [than coal ash].”.

I don’t hate the President of the United States.

Elephant Journal

In the last year, Donald Trump has removed the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, repealed a rule allowing transgender individuals to serve in the military, reversed a rule that would ban gun sales to those deemed “mentally defective” by the government, and cut the number of migrants and refugees allowed to enter the country from several at-risk countries.

United States Implements Forest Road Ban

Eco Friendly Daily

The majority of the protected forests are in the western United States. However, Vilsack does not have authority over the state of Idaho. Idaho and Colorado were the two states which decided to develop their own forest road rules. Under the Bush administration, states were allowed to have more control over decisions of road building in national forests. The Obama administration recently announced a moratorium on road-building in national forests.

It’s Time to Call Out the United States.

Elephant Journal

I live in Guatemala, supposedly one of the most dangerous places in the world. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only crime gun control killing malcolm gladwell Mark Morford mass shooting murder new yorker tim fischer

No Wonder Recycling in the United States is so far behind Europe.

Elephant Journal

In America, you can take home the last two bites of a hamburger without any shame because it aligns with our value system: we have the right to want what we want when we want it. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Conscious Consumerism Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness american waste earth-day eco European trash green recycling fees trash waste

United States Bans Fishing In Northern Arctic

Eco Friendly Daily

A pre-emptive fishing ban in Arctic waters by the United States may be the beginning of international bans in the area. A United States federal fishery panel, North Pacific Fishery Management Council, voted to prevent commercial fishing in northern areas of the Arctic sea. Jim Ayers, vice president of Oceana stated: “Global climate change is making everyone think differently up here and making them understand that precautionary approaches are best.”.

Pharmaceuticals Detected In Fish Across United States

Eco Friendly Daily

The two researchers conducted their study on fish in rivers near wastewater treatment plants in the United States. In an unrelated study, the Associated Press is pursuing reports of pharmaceuticals being in drinking water across the United States. Researchers Bryan Brooks and Kevin Chambliss were given a $150,000 grant by the EPA to test for pharmaceutical and chemical traces in fish.

Wasted food from the United States alone could feed all of the world's hungry

Green (Living) Review

Within the United States alone, food retailers, food services, and households waste approximately 40 million tons of food each year, which is about the same amount needed to feed those very estimated 1 billion hungry people worldwide. Add to that the food that is wasted in Britain, other major EU Member States and other developed countries, and not just by the richer segment of society, no one, anywhere, would need to go hungry, not even just a little.

United States to Stop Funding Chimpanzee Experiments (Sort Of)


The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced that there will be no new grants given for research on chimpanzees. While this is partially a victory for chimpanzees and animal Read More. Animals Causes News Top News wayne pacelle

United States Facing Mercury Storage Opposition

Eco Friendly Daily

However, mercury use has declined recently in the United States due to concerns over the health issues involved. President Bush signed this bill and now current President Obama must find methods to store mercury in the United States. Mercury occurs naturally in the environment and has been used for many years in the production of various products. Mercury has been used in manufacturing chlorine, in gold mining and in batteries and thermometers.

San Francisco area: an organic ranch with a storied past

Green Traveler Guides

| Lovely, Rustic Luxury | In Marin County’s tiny Marshall, little more than an hour’s drive from San Francisco, Straus Home Ranch is not just an unforgettable vacation rental and event venue.

Every country on earth does This (except for the United States of America)

Elephant Journal

“Many American companies do not offer paid leave after the birth of a child, which means they probably shouldn’t run sappy Mother’s Day ads.” ” Mirror: Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good

Ethanol Production Slows In United States

Eco Friendly Daily

Ethanol, once touted as an energy solution, is in overabundance in the United States. Due to the current economic crisis and people driving less, plants are shutting down and refiners are buying less ethanol. While gas prices were extremely high, refiners were purchasing the maximum amounts of ethanol able to be mixed with gasoline. However, refiners are now purchasing the minimum amounts of ethanol.

Record-Breaking Summer Across United States For Temperatures And Drought

Eco Friendly Daily

The Oklahoma Dust Bowl is a well-known event in the United States, an event triggered by severe drought in the state of Oklahoma. The southern United States has been hit hard this summer with scorching heat with temperatures in triple digits all too common. Between the months of June to August, the state of Texas averaged a temperature of 86.8 This comes as no surprise to Texans as they have seen 18,719 wildfires burn across the state this year already.

pfizer recalling its cox-2 inhibitor Thera-gesic in united states, europe.

Conservation Hawaii

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The Pentagon is offering FREE military hardware to every Police Department in the United States

Green (Living) Review

Then they acquire the equipment, they create a paramilitary unit, and everything seems fine. What they h are they preparing for? by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The U.S. military has some of the most advanced killing equipment in the world that allows it to invade almost wherever it likes at will. The government office for the military, the Pentagon, is now wishing to share some of that good fortune with every PD in the USA.

Why the United States Needs a Revised Farm Bill

Eco Friendly Daily

You may not realize this, but the single largest contributor to water pollution in the United States operates largely without the requirements of the federal Clean Water Act. Prairie potholes lands in the Midwest and Plains states provide essential habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife. It is a major source of contaminates that pollute surface and groundwater sources, possibly even the water you drink.

Trees Near Levees To Be Removed In United States

Eco Friendly Daily

There are approximately 100,000 miles of levees in the United States and therefore thousands upon thousands of trees in jeopardy. A former employee for the Army Corps of Engineers, George Sills, stated: “If trees are a problem, why aren’t we having problems with them? Andrew Levesque, senior engineer for King Country, Washington, stated: “The literature on the presence of vegetation indicates that it may actually strengthen a levee.”.

A Letter to the I.C.E. Man at the United States Border.

Elephant Journal

ice immigration letter mindfulness trump united states politicsNow, Mr. Ice, I’m sure you’re wondering why a middle-aged Caucasian woman from Massachusetts is writing to you today or, for that matter, what the dickens I know—or have a right to say—about migrants and borders and illegal immigrants to the U.S. So, let me break the ice here with a wee story. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Family border security children in cages I.C.E.

United States Grants First Ever Wind Farm Licenses

Eco Friendly Daily

The United States recently announced the first ever licenses for offshore wind farms. Unfortunately, until this point there have been no wind farms built in the United States. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar stated: “We are entering a new day for energy production in the United States — a time of clean energy from renewable domestic sources on our Outer Continental Shelf.

Water Pollution Number One Concern In United States

Eco Friendly Daily

According to the study, the worst offender in the United States is Chicago, which discharges phosphorous, nitrogen and other chemicals into the Mississippi River, which then goes to the Gulf of Mexico to further grow the dead zone there. According, over 300,000 miles of rivers and streams, as well as 5,000,000 acres of lakes are polluted in the United States. Water pollution is a very serious problem.

Deadly Pesticide Endosulfan, Toxic to Wildlife and Human Health, Finally Banned in United States

Green (Living) Review

The EPA recently announced the pesticide will be phased out by 2016 in the United States. WASHINGTON, DC, USA: The Center for Biological Diversity Monday praised the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to finally ban endosulfan, a highly toxic pesticide that for decades has threatened rare wildlife species and been linked to severe human health problems.

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How I was Gaslighted by the President of the United States.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Love being lied to donald trump gaslighting lying POTUS president of the united states psychological abuse relationships rewriting reality sean spicerThis is a specific form of manipulation where an individual denies, provides conflicting information, or outright lies over and over again so that another person begins to doubt his or her own perception of reality.

Should the United States Deport the Dreamers?

Elephant Journal

This simply means an unauthorized immigrant who came to the United States before age 16. My friend is a “Dreamer.” Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood Deportation donald trump dreamers executive order immigrants Obama sanctuary church

United States has enough empty houses to hold all of Britain

Green (Living) Review

If we would assume four people per household, then the United States has currently enough surplus housing to put the entire population of the United Kingdom, that is to say Britain, with room to spare for Israel. Both scream “state interference”. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) According to the latest data, the number of vacant US homes touched 18.7 million in the second quarter of 2009, and we can but wonder how many are empty at the beginning of 2010.

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