Birding Protection Island, Washington

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Before my trip to Washington the only species of puffin I had ever seen in the wild was the puffin of the Atlantic Ocean, the appropriately named Atlantic Puffin. Trips alcids Pacific Northwest Protection Island puffins WashingtonI love puffins.

Washington, DC green: Restaurant Nora

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Washington, D.C. alter ego in Washington, emphasizing nonfussy, New American cuisine that changes daily based on the best available sourcing.

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Just like Washington, they are missing an obvious one

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As you may have heard, the Washington Redskins ' name is under a bit of assault for its perceived racial insensitivity. Washington Jacklegs has already been claimed by Congress. Washington Gridlocks anyone

Washington Voters, Meet Democracy Credits

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In our last two articles in this series, we described the Washington Government Accountability Act’s tough new rules for reducing lobbyists and contractors’ influence in Olympia and for boosting transparency in elections, so that voters have easy access to the information they need about their candidates. How I-1464 would empower everyday citizens in state elections. |

"Carbon tax initiative goes to November ballot in Washington"

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An initiative that would create a carbon tax in Washington state is now headed to the November ballot. Initiative sponsor Carbon Washington says the tax encourages people and businesses to switch to cleaner energy by making fossil fuels more expensive. Some including the Washington State Labor Council have lined up in opposition. Would someone please starting planning their voting study?

Event: Washington’s Fight Against Coal & Oil

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Join us for a free community forum on the coal and oil industry’s plans to build new dirty energy transport facilities in Washington. Oil trains near a waterfront development site in Bellingham, WA. by Paul K. Anderson (Used with permission.)

Chinese Birds in Washington DC

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If you are one of those nature lovers that appreciates that original Audubon plates do not represent the full extent of avian art, you may appreciate the new exhibit at the Freer Gallery of Art on the National Mall. Winged Spirits: Birds in Chinese Painting presents the finest of avian and flower art from the Ming and Qing dynasties from now through August. They say that at least 35 species can be identified, so bring your field guide! Asides art china

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Denzel Washington Felt Healthy on Short-Lived Vegan Diet

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Denzel Washington opens up about going vegan for a movie role and how he felt super healthy thanks to the plant-based diet. Read More The post Denzel Washington Felt Healthy on Short-Lived Vegan Diet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan denzel washington

Four Die in Washington Avalanches Sunday

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Sunday was a bitter-sweet day for Washington State backcountry snow enthusiasts. On the bright side, a foot and a half of freshly fallen powder coated many of the popular mountains near Seattle.

The Washington Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce Report is Out

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In April, Governor Inslee established a Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce (CERT) to provide recommendations about the design and implementation of carbon pricing in Washington. Minimize implementation costs and competitiveness impacts on Washington businesses.

Washington Senate Endorses Socialism for Coal

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First Wyoming , now Washington: the state Senate has endorsed an $85 million handout to the coal industry, in the form of a rail project whose sole identifiable beneficiary is the proposed and highly controversial Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export project in Longview, Washington.

How Shell Manipulates Washington State Politics

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Shell’s schemes have the region in an uproar, so now is a good time to explore the oil company’s well documented record of playing in Washington’s politics. Yet the rest of the oil giant’s spending in Washington—and it’s a lot—is much harder to track.

How Tesoro Manipulates Washington State Politics

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The Texas oil company Tesoro has big plans for Washington. The fact is that Tesoro has a well-documented track record in Washington of meddling at the ballot box, funneling money to shadowy Republican groups, and financing anti-climate campaigns.

The Washington Ballet Shows Us Their Hardest Moves In Slow Motion. {Video}

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Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Inspiring (Wow) dance moves video washington ballet Washington Post In the confines of our living room, we rule the dance floor. It matters not that Opal is a ballet-class dropout.

A Believer in Vacant Lots Urban Farming’s Grande Dame: Karen Washington

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Karen Washington, a community activist who has been called “urban farming’s de facto godmother,” found her bliss when she moved to the Bronx nearly 30 years ago and began growing vegetables in her backyard. Washington, who has blond dreadlocks and a perennial smile. “I

Majority Rule Returns to Washington

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The Washington Supreme Court has thrown out as unconstitutional the viciously antidemocratic, reflexively right-wing, school-and-public-services-impoverishing supermajority voting requirement that has tied Washington representatives’ hands, on and off, for the last two decades.

Washington State Traffic Forecast Finally Recognizes Reality

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This is far and away the most responsible official traffic forecast I’ve seen from any government agency, ever: VMT forecast comparison by Washington OFM, Transportation Revenue Forecast Council It’s from a new transportation revenue forecast (pdf link, see p.

Washington: Car Crashes Decline Again

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But during last year’s debate over marijuana legalization in Washington, I heard quite a bit of concern that permissive marijuana laws would reverse the recent declines in crash fatalities.

Following the Money in Washington State Elections, Part 2

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Winners raise 44% of campaign funds from 4% of Washington zip codes. In the previous article in this series, we showed that special interests dominate campaign funding in Washington State. Washingtonians know that big money plays a big role in politics, but they may not know exactly where the money comes from in state legislative races. In this article, we follow the geographic money trail and find that campaign money comes mostly from Olympia and Seattle.

Washington Board Upholds Stormwater Rules

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Image by Lisa Stiffler (Used with permission) The Pollution Control Hearings Board—the legal body presiding over state environmental regulations—has upheld the stormwater permits governing Western Washington cities and counties. Seattle rain garden during a downpour.

Bye-Bye, Styrofoam: Washington, D.C., Finally Bans Plastic Take-Out Containers

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With all the in-fighting in Congress, sometimes it can seem like there’s never any good news coming out of Washington, D.C. Restaurants and cafés will no longer be able to use nonbiodegradable food and drink cups and boxes.

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What does Vegan bodybuilder Torre Washington eat for mad gains?

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The scrawny vegan is a stereotype Torre Washington is putting to rest. A photo posted by Torre Washington (@torre.washington) on Feb 29, 2016 at 5:12pm PST. NOURISH YOUR L.I.F.E!

"Washington College Students Rally to Protect Cows From Global Warming"

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That’s a good way to sum up the findings of my new research,” said University of Washington economist Rainbow Moonglow Rabinowitz. “A My favorite is 1% milk* with chocolate malt Ovaltine: A newly released report showing that higher temperatures cause cows to give less milk is uniting climate and animal rights activists to take immediate action to counteract the negative effects of bovine heat stress. Cows are happy in parts of Northern California and not in Florida.

Event: Coastal Washington, the Oil Industry’s Sacrifice Zone

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Washington State is on the front lines of oil transport by rail. The ten oil train explosions in the last two years and the numerous oil spills on Washington’s coast are reminders that there are devastating consequences when it comes to transporting oil.

Stress Advice from a Washington Cop.

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As a cop I never know what to expect from the next phone call or radio dispatch.

Kristin Davis Brings Anti-Poaching Doc to Washington

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The flick focuses on the poaching and Read More The post Kristin Davis Brings Anti-Poaching Doc to Washington appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Washington State Has Forgotten Its Own BP Oil Spill

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Ocean Service notified the Coast Guard, which in turn notified the Washington Department of Ecology. That morning, the first oil washed ashore near Ocean Shores, Washington. It was one of the worst oil spills ever to hit Washington waters. Washington State Department of Ecology.

10 of my Favorite Moments from the Women’s March on Washington. ~ Amy Ippoliti

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10 moments amy ippoliti awareness change Favorite Moments life trump Woman's March on Washington women women's marchThe purpose of this march was to not only prevent Trump’s administration from messing with our rights, but also to stand up to him on many other issues not even related to women’s rights. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

Following the Money in Washington State Elections, Part 1

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Voters of all political affiliations in Washington State know that big money has an outsized influence in state elections and political processes. That’s why the Washington Government Accountability Act, I-1464 on next month’s ballot, would restore balance to Evergreen State elections by lifting up the voices of everyday voters and limiting special interest access to elected officials. Who funds campaigns and how I-1464 could change that.

Following the Money in Washington State Elections, Part 3

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In the previous article in this series about Washington’s Citizens’ Initiative 1464, we mapped in-district giving to winning Washington state legislative candidates. But mapping Washington’s legislative districts geographically creates a misleading visual distortion of the data. Visualizing in-district giving in same-sized districts. |

Russell Simmons Graces New Vegan Ads on Washington DC Buses

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Hip-hop mogul, Russell Simmons teams up with PETA for a new vegan ad campaign that will be seen on Washington, DC metro light rails. Read More The post Russell Simmons Graces New Vegan Ads on Washington DC Buses appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Fifty Years of Oil Spills in Washington’s Waters

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Washington’s coastlines and waterways are at a threshold. Though Washington officials have been more diligent in their preparations than their counterparts elsewhere, there is good reason to believe we are not prepared.

Bird Deaths in Washington DC Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / Bird Deaths in Washington D.C. Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program Bird Deaths in Washington D.C. Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program By Corey • March 16, 2011 • No comments yet Tweet Share City Wildife , an organization in Washington D.C. capital, has released a report on the deadliest buildings in Washington D.C.

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Washington University Ends Cat Training, Bob Barker Wins

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According to PETA, Washington University was the last program in the U.S. Read More The post Washington University Ends Cat Training, Bob Barker Wins appeared first on Ecorazzi. to practice pediatric intubation techniques on cats.

How To Fix the Washington Transportation Package

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Washington’s new governor, Jay Inslee, has “ pledged to reduce carbon emissions in the state’s transportation system.” flickr, GovInslee. He’s named a new transportation secretary, Oregonian Lynn Peterson, who appears to feel similarly.

Why Washington State Should Adopt a BC-style Carbon Tax

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Editor’s Note: Washington’s Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce is on the job, weighing alternative carbon-pricing proposals. Some members of the panel have asked what our ideal policy would be for Washington State. Adapting the BC approach for Washington State.

The Green Festival comes to Washington again

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Washington DC Green Festival – October 10/11, 2009 Green Festival, the nation’s largest green consumer living event will make its sixth trip to America’s capital this year on October 10 & 11, 2009 at the Washington, D.C. The Washington DC Green Festival is a joint project of Global Exchange and Green America.

Washington D.C. is Sinking as Ice Sheets Melt

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Washington now faces a more devastating future that could affect the District permanently. According to new research, Washington, Read More The post Washington D.C. While political turmoil has in the past threatened to shut down D.C.,

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Event: Southwest Washington—the Oil Industry’s Sacrifice Zone?

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This April 1st, Eric de Place will join Vancouver, Washington leaders for a forum discussion on the threat of oil trains to southwest Washington communities. Click image for event flyer.

Traffic Declines in Washington Counties

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Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Traffic Declines in Washington Counties Posted by Clark Williams-Derry 03/03/2011 05:30 PM More details on the dropoff in vehicle travel. Following up on the post on declining traffic volumes from a few days back, I looked a bit more closely at the traffic figures for Washington state , comparing them with the brand new Census population counts for Washington counties.