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Without birds, tropical forests won’t bounce back from deforestation

Among its many other claims to fame, the Amazon rainforest contains more than 1,500 bird species. Around a quarter of them are found nowhere else on Earth. Many of...
canada geese

Yay! The Canada Geese are Back!

Wait, you're not cheering along? That's okay. They're not my favorite birds, either. It almost seems like the Canada geese never went away, but I really felt their presence today...
crow puzzles

Another amazing video of a Crow solving complex puzzles

We've shown clips of a crow solving complex puzzles before – and even shown a trained crow picking up and disposing of trash – but this latest video suggests...

Putting Nature to Work: Teaching Crows to Pick Up Trash

As we've pointed out before, crows are incredibly smart animals. Now, someone decided to put the crow's intelligence to work for the rest of society and train one of...
crow in tree

Violent traditions trump healthy behavior in Oklahoma high school crow hunting contest

When you want to murder a crow, you shoot for the wings. And from all the online sites devoted to advancing the “sport,” it looks to be great fun. The...
Ivanpah fried bird

The Most Powerful Solar Plant in the World is Frying Birds

Good news: the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System by Brightsource Energy is a 377 MegaWatt generator that produces enough electricity to power 140,000 homes in California. Bad news: The atmosphere around...

How smart are birds? Watch this crow solve 8 complex puzzles

This wild crow, nicknamed 007, easily completed one of the most complex tests of the animal mind. The setup is that the bird only has ready access to a...
Pope Francis releasing Peace doves

Pope Francis’ Peace Dove Release Shocks Animal Lovers

Internet users could not escape the disturbing images of a seagull and crow attacking Pope Francis' peace doves moments after their release from a Vatican window last Sunday. The...
Happy City Birds

Happy City Birds: Bird Houses Built Of Trash

Street artist Thomas “Dambo” Winther's Happy City Birds project is a unique endeavor that uses trash to build homes for birds. Specifically, Winther's project involves upcycling trash into birdhouses. My Modern Met quotes...
Solar energy tower

Calls for moratorium; U.S. solar energy towers resulting in birds getting burned

A non-profit public media organization is reporting that there are calls for a moratorium on solar power towers. According to KCET, an official with the Palm Springs office of the...


espresso coffee grounds

Does Coffee Kill Plants? The Truth About Using Coffee as a Soil Amendment and...

Find out whether coffee is harmful to plants and learn about the benefits and drawbacks of using coffee grounds as a soil amendment or fertilizer. Discover other natural fertilizers to help your plants thrive.
Conserve Water Around The Home

7 Simple Ways to Conserve Water Around The Home

Learn how to conserve water and reduce your environmental impact with these 7 simple tips for your home. Discover practical strategies to save water and reduce your utility bills, without sacrificing your daily routine or comfort. From fixing leaks to upgrading appliances, this article offers easy solutions to help you become a more conscious consumer.
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Living Off the Grid: 16 Brilliant Hacks You Should Know Now!

Looking to live off the grid? Check out our article for 16 brilliant hacks to make your off-grid lifestyle easier and more sustainable. From alternative energy sources to water conservation methods, we've got you covered. Start living your off-grid dream today!

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How to Choose Eco-friendly Kitchen Appliances

Choosing eco-friendly kitchen appliances can be a game-changer for your wallet and the planet. You can save money and reduce pollution by making informed decisions about the appliances you use.
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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.
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13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse

If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.

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