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How Northwest Communities Are Stopping Fossil Fuel Projects Before They Start
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, energy, environment, greenliving, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - sightline.org
For nearly a decade, the Northwest has been under siege from the fossil fuel industry. Along the sliver of coast from Coos Bay, Oregon to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, energy companies have proposed building coal export terminals, oil-by-rail transfer
Bird of the Week: Varied Thrush
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 2 days ago - abcbirds.org
The eerie, ethereal-sounding whistles of the colorful Varied Thrush resound throughout the dense rainforests of the Pacific Northwest, where this bird's haunting song is more often heard than the bird itself is seen. Famed naturalist...
International Dark Sky Week 2018 (Starts Today!)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, light pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - darksky.org
Created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow, International Dark Sky Week has grown to become a worldwide event and a key component of Global Astronomy Month. Each year it is held in April around Astronomy Day. This year celebrations begin...
Bird of the Week: Chimney Swift
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - abcbirds.org
The sooty-gray Chimney Swift is best identified by its sleek silhouette, often compared to a 'flying cigar.' Twittering, gliding, and diving, often high in skies above cities and towns, Chimney Swifts are among the most aerial of all birds.
Bird of the Week: Scaled Quail
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 16 days ago - abcbirds.org
Gray and buff plumage edged with darker feathers gives this bird a distinctly scaly look. Its popular nickname, 'cotton-top', refers to the white tuft of feathers on the bird's crest.
Bird of the Week: Broat-Billed Motmot
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - abcbirds.org
Broad-billed Motmot's genus name, Electron, is based on the ancient Greek word for 'amber' and can also mean 'bright' in scientific circles; both terms refer to the birds' colorful green, blue, and rufous plumage. Its species name, platyrhynchum, means...
Bird of the Week: McGowan's Longspur
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 30 days ago - abcbirds.org
The clear, sweet voice of McCown's Longspur rings out in the wide-open spaces of the Great Plains, joining with other prairie birds to create a symphony of song. Sadly, the music of the grasslands is diminished every year, as native prairies are converted
Tell Facebook: This (Cambridge Analytica) Can't Happen Again.
Science & Tech  (tags: Cambridge Analytica, computer, Facebook, humans, internet, technology )

Kathy
- 33 days ago - foundation.mozilla.org
Up to 50 million Facebook users had their information used by Cambridge Analytica, a private company, without their knowledge or consent. That's not okay.
The Double Standards and Hypocrisy of the UK Government Over the 'Nerve Agent' Spy Poisoning
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, ecosystems, environment, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 32 days ago - counterpunch.org
Anyone seeing the sight of the specialists investigating the nerve agent attack in Salisbury totally cocooned from head to toe in the most advanced chemical protective equipment and gas mask style respirators, will have raised an eyebrow or two.
Bird of the Week: Great Curassow
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 37 days ago - abcbirds.org
The Great Curassow is a big bird, about the size of a domestic turkey, and is prized by local people for its meat. Overhunting and habitat loss have made this species quite shy. A good look at a male Great Curassow reveals a handsome bird with glossy...
 
 
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