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Bird of the Week: Yellow-Brested Chat
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - abcbirds.org
Describing the unique Yellow-breasted Chat, ornithologist Arthur Cleveland Bent observed: "A medley of strange sounds, musical and otherwise, catcalls, whistles, and various bird notes coming from points now here, now there in the bushes will betray..."
To Save Water, Should You Wash Your Hands Of Hand Washing Dishes?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, energy, environment, dish washing, greenliving, interesting, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - npr.org
When I was a kid, my mom always told me to rinse the dishes before putting them in the dishwasher. This was especially true for dishware with tacky residue. Peanut butter, cream cheese, frosting - these adversaries were simply too powerful for the...
Loss of the Night: Light Pollution Rising Rapidly on a Global Scale
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, light pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - cnn.com
Artificial lighting at night is contributing to an alarming increase in light pollution, both in amount and in brightness, affecting places all over the world, a new study has found.
The More You Consume, the Less You Live
World  (tags: Buy nothing day, Black Friday, ethics, humans, interesting, society, world )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - adbusters.org
As the Christmas season approaches, keep in mind that buying something will never make you happy. It might lift your spirits for a few hours, maybe even a day or two, but in the end (especially the real end) your connections, your friends, your family...
Too Right It's Black Friday: Our Relentless Consumption Is Trashing the Planet
World  (tags: black friday, conflict, economy, ethics, consumerism, interesting, recycling, green living, society, world )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - theguardian.com
Everyone wants everything - how is that going to work? The promise of economic growth is that the poor can live like the rich and the rich can live like the oligarchs. But already we are bursting through the physical limits of the planet that sustains us.
Take Action: Oppose Legislation Weakening Endangered Species Protection From Pesticides
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - beyondpesticides.org
At least 59 legislative attacks on the ESA have been introduced in Congress this year. The pesticide industry proposed legislation strikes against ESA protections of plants and animals from pesticides.
Police Militarization Oversight - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, government, Govtfearmongering, military, police militarization, u.s. )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
We need transparency, oversight, and commonsense limitations on what kinds of military gear can be transferred to state and local police. Add your name to tell Congress: Expand oversight on police militarization!
New Research Finds Common Herbicides Cause Antibiotic Resistance
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, family, food, greenliving, glyphosate, dicamba, 2, 4-D, health, humans, protection, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - farmwars.info
A new paper finds that the active ingredients of the commonly used herbicides, RoundUp, Kamba and 2,4-D, (glyphosate, dicamba and 2,4-D, respectively), each alone cause antibiotic resistance at concentrations well below label application rates.
Bird of the Week: Flame-Faced Tanager
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, birds, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - abcbirds.org
Deep red fades into bright yellow on the head of this spectacular bird, giving the species its common name. Flame-faced Tanagers are found only in the eastern Andes Mountains from southwest Venezuela to central Peru, where they join mixed-species...
Cloud Lamp Erupts Into a Frenzied Lightning Storm Every Time Donald Trump Tweets
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, funny, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - inhabitat.com
French artist Parse/Error has created an ingenious lamp that erupts into a miniature lightning storm whenever Donald Trump tweets. The lamp is connected to Donald Trump's Twitter account, and it reacts in real time to his infamous "tweet storms" with...
 
 
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