Category Archives: life

Who saves the world? Girls.

Like, literally not-even-women-yet, GIRLS.   Re-blogged from: Students’ pro-climate strikes coming to the USA — Dear Kitty. Some blog And also me i am 10 years old:-) — Lillys Plastic Pickup (@lillyspickup) February 10, 2019 After high school students’ … Continue reading

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The concept of a “chemical-free lifestyle” is absurd — The Logic of Science

Chemophobia is alive and well. It is difficult to get on the internet without celebrities, friends, and family members bombarding you with concerns about chemicals in your food, hygiene products, vaccines, etc. Indeed, being anti-chemical seems to be extremely fashionable … Continue reading

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Audubon’s Online Guide to North American Birds

Originally posted on The Waterthrush Blog:
The National  Audubon Society has published a new Online Guide to North American Birds, and it’s worth a look. ? At a glance, the guide contains similar content to what birders expect in field…

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Bird Paper One

Originally posted on History of Ornithology:
BY: Bob Montgomerie, Queen’s University | 10 December 2018 When we were writing our Ten Thousand Birds book on the history of ornithology since Darwin, we thought it might be interesting to try to…

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Dear Americans, stop using China and India as climate change scapegoats — The Logic of Science

Reblogged from The Logic of Science.   I spend a lot of time on this blog debunking bad arguments, and I have previously devoted a lot of effort to debunking bad arguments against man-made climate change. There is, however, one … Continue reading

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Binocular advice for birders

I’m frequently asked about my recommendations for binoculars. My first recommendation is yes, you should get a pair. Sure, you can do a lot of birding without binoculars – and 90% or more of the birds I encounter I detect … Continue reading

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5 November 2018 – a pile of feathers and fruits

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Originally posted on Avian Window Kills:
In a corner of the main north entrance to the Noble Research Center, I encountered this mystery today: And I’m all like: So let’s get to work on this. First, this wasn’t here on…

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