The Audubon Society’s New Interactive Map Lets You Share Raptor Sightings with the Rest of the World

December 6, 2013 by  
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Raptors are remarkable birds! Did you know that a Peregrine Falcon can fly as fast as a Formula One race car? Or that Great Horned Owls can carry prey several times heavier than themselves? Make it a point to get outside and see birds of prey this fall. The Audubon Society  has created a crowdsourced raptor map that features hundreds of places in North and South America where people can both post and find places to enjoy raptor sightings. Get in on the fun and check it out ! + The Audubon Society The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Audubon Society , bird map , bird watching , crowdsourced birdwatching map , falcon , raptor map , shared bird watching maps        

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California Conservationists & Developers Begin Court Proceedings Over 399 MW Solar Power Plant

August 10, 2011 by  
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Bound to rile people up so keep your knee-jerk in check: Mercury News reports on another example of the needs of balancing the equally pressing (and interlinked) needs of expanding renewable energy projecting and conservation . The Santa Clara Audubon Society, the Sierra Club, and a group of local residents are suing to block construction of a 399 MW solar power plant on 3,200 acres in the Panoche Valley in California. Those opposed say the project w… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Cycling Across Scandinavia: Rudolf Steiner Found, Thanks to James Turell

August 10, 2011 by  
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Counting the number of bikes on the bike path in Boras, Sweden. Guest poster Robert Ouellette has written for the National Post, Corporate Knights and his own Reading Toronto. He is cycling across Sweden and reports: Leaving Boras takes us past a digital sign that counts and displays the number of cyclists using the adjacent bike lane. It is a good idea. I’d like to see guerilla versions put on Canadian streets. We need to make visible the growing number of cyclists our politicians are eager to ignore… anyone want to take me up on this? Mobile automated bike counters have to be easy to make and use . . . … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Scientists, Lawmakers Object To DoE Fracking Panel Members’ Industry Ties

August 10, 2011 by  
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photo: André-Pierre du Plessis / CC BY As the Department of Energy is expected to release tomorrow its draft recommendations on the safety and environmental impacts of fracking , both scientists and lawmakers have sent letters to DoE expressing concern about the panel’s members. Six of the seven people on the panel have current financial ties to the natural gas industry…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Christmas Bird Count: Is that Two Turtle Doves or One?

December 25, 2009 by  
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Barred owl photo by Glenn Tepke for Audubon Society It’s time for the 110th Christmas Bird Count , the annual holiday tradition when tens of thousands of volunteers, from Alaska to Antarctica, look and listen for birds, counting populations for researchers. The National Audubon Society organizes the CBC, tracking species from mid-December to January 5 for the season’s yearly bird census.

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