The San Francisco Chronicle report on the dighting of summer tanager in San Francisco A brilliant red bird — the sort you’d expect to find in a tropical forest — has made an unusual appearance in San Francisco’s Glen Canyon Park. Read more at Sighting of summer tanager in San Francisco draws urban bird-watchers – SFGate

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The New Year is well under way and I can only wish that there will be hope and happiness for us all and wisdom for those in power who can make the changes our struggling world needs. January is named after the Roman God Janus, a god with two heads. One head looks back at […]

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This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content 17,000 pairs of big eyes. 17,000 pairs of big ears. 17,000 sets of big teeth. With thousands of wolves now roaming continental Europe, Little Red Riding Hood better watch out. Image: European Commission After […]

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Known for its rich biodiversity–sheltering about 5% of world’s fauna and flora–Costa Rica is a natural treasure, where emerald-green forests meet the waters of the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. From active volcanoes to rainforests, from the perfect surfing getaways to calm beaches, from tiny poblados to the packed capital of San Jose–Costa Rica is […]

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The NY Times reports Federal agencies would no longer have to take climate change into account when they assess the environmental impacts of highways, pipelines and other major infrastructure projects, according to a Trump administration plan that would weaken the nation’s benchmark environmental law. Read more at Trump Rule Would Exclude Climate Change in Infrastructure Planning – The […]

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