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The Global Shorebird Counting Program is one of the key events of the World Shorebirds Day, an effort to raise awareness about the importance of regular bird monitoring/counting as the core element of protection of bird populations and habitat conservation.

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California's Most Ambitious Climate Plan

The New York Times reports on “How California Plans to Go Far Beyond Any Other State on Climate ”

Over the past decade, California has passed a sweeping set of climate laws to test a contentious theory: that it’s possible to cut greenhouse gas emissions far beyond what any other state has done and still enjoy robust economic growth.

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MLS Laundry System – The Green, Non-Toxic, Eco-Friendly, Money Saving, Patented & Proven Laundry Detergent Alternative. 391 more words

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Ambling with Tortoises

There’s nothing like a dispassionate gaze from an animal that’s old enough to have seen it all, to set you thinking.

In the bus ride out to look at Galapagos giant tortoises, we’d started to get our eyes tuned to distinguish tortoises from lava rocks in the paddocks. 575 more words


#recycle #styrofoam #tedtalks

This is an interesting TED Talk about recycling Styrofoam. This young man is going places !


Tools of the Conservator

     When thinking about art restoration, the process can be a little intimidating. The tools, materials and the processes are typically reserved for the conservator and the people behind the scenes. 1,014 more words

Art Conservation

Two years old.

I felt a prick. I thought it was probably just a mosquito or an ant.

I heard a whirring noise in the distance. It was a familiar sound; I had heard it so very often in the hours I was out and about. 440 more words