Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s 7 simple actions to help birds
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These 7 simple actions from Cornell Lab are logical and fairly straightforward. Safer Windows Cats indoors Reduce grass and plant native Avoid pesticides Drink shade-grown coffee Plastics Watch and share The surprise was the shade-grown coffee, quote: “ The challenge:┬áThree-quarters … Read More

Archeology & the huntress
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National Geographic article From Nation Geographic, and that ended up in at least several news feed platforms (including Science), continued evidence that ~10k years ago women were hunters, but were always assumed to only gather. Men were the hunters. That … Read More

Future proof buildings? An update from NBI via Grist
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Grist picked up an article published by Portland NGO, New Building Institute (NBI), about how one can ‘future-proof’ a building making it more sustainable and less impactful to environment. Part of this future proofing involves creating energy rather than just … Read More

Greenpeace’s update on West Africa fisheries
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An earlier post, the problem of corporate / international commercial fisheries depleting the stocks and damaging local fisheries who depend on those stocks for survival. Today, they updated that review with a blog post, and the author absolutely nailed a … Read More