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The Mallard Of Diversity

GBIF looks like an acronym that could be scribbled on the inside cover of a schoolgirl’s notebook, representing an expression of earnest affection – some variant of BFF. In fact, it represents a more serious idea: A place to collect data from observations of living

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Liberal Donation: Tri-State Bird Rescue

Whenever you buy one of our sweatshop-free liberal t-shirts, we donate a dollar to an organization carrying out liberal activities for the greater good. Most of the time, we donate to a liberal policy organization, but for this go-around we’re donating to Tri-State Bird Rescue

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Ashy Storm Petrel Sees The Light At Night

If the Obama Administration won’t act to protect emperiled wildlife like the ashy storm petrel, then we must. By reducing the amount of petroleum products we use, we can reduce toxic air pollution, slow down global warming, bolster the economy, and give the ashy storm petrel a hand as well.

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Slight Chance of Snowy Owls

Ebird is a citizen science project that shows us a more subtle flow of movement in nature, silent like the owl itself, and allows us to add our observations into the mix.

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The Other Crash – Biodiversity

Let’s hope that the human downturn this year clears out enough conventional wisdom to make way for ideas about how we can change our lives so that we are enriched by the living wealth of our planet without leaving it spent.

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In Central NY, Wander the Montezuma Audubon Center

Central New York is not Manhattan, some coddling wonderland filled with prepackaged amusements advertised by convenient and brilliant signage. It is a place of subtle beauty hidden behind marshes and drumlins. Attractions are separated not only by great and small lakes but also by miles

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