|Project BudBurst! This national field campaign targets native tree and flower species across the country. With your help, they compile environmental and climate change information around the United States. More than 3900 plant species are being monitored. Collect important climate change data on the timing of leafing and flowering in your area.|
|USA National Phenology Network brings together citizen scientists, government agencies, non-profit groups, educators and students of all ages to monitor the impacts of climate change on plants and animals in the United States.|
|European Phenology Network. List of Phenological networks around the world...|
|Nature’s Calendar- record and view seasonal events that show the impact of climate change on UK wildlife.|
|Appalachian Mountain Club. Mountain Watch, turns hikers into "citizen scientists" who aid in the collection of data that measures the ecological health of our mountains.|
|Mid-Atlantic Phenology Network coordinates the phenological information available for the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. Phenological events and information on education and workshops. Encourages participation of citizen scientists and other researchers interested in the Mid-Atlantic region.|
|Northeast Regional Phenology Network is a cooperative network designed to coordinate phenological monitoring, facilitate data sharing and synthesize phenology data from the northeastern US and eastern Canada.|
|Ohio Phenology Gardens have been set up to record the changes in phenology events across the state of Ohio.|
|Hummingbird Monitoring Network. A science-based, project-driven, nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of hummingbird diversity and abundance throughout the Americas. Monitors hummingbird diversity, abundance, productivity, and survivorship in a variety of habitats.|
|Hummingbirds.net, information on attracting, watching, feeding, and studying North American hummingbirds. Report your first Ruby-throated- map of sightings.|
|Operation RubyThroat, participants observe the Ruby-throated Hummingbird in their home countries and share information. Data they collect about hummingbird behavior and distribution are submitted to a central clearing house, analyzed, and then disseminated through this Operation RubyThroat Web site.|
|Monarch Watch is an educational outreach program based at the University of Kansas that engages citizen scientists in large-scale research projects.|
|"One in every three mouthfuls of food we eat
depends on pollination by bees and other animals."
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Exxon CEO files suit to stop construction of a water tower to be built adjacent to his Texas ranch.
Chemicals should be tested for their global warming effect (radiative efficiency) before being placed into production.
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Cob Fireplace Inspiration...
New building-integrated photovoltaics or BIPVs blend almost seamlessly with traditional roofing materials.
Currently the majority of wood stoves in use deliver only 40 to 50 percent of the energy potential of the wood. This is highly wasteful. But on a bright note, many of the prototype models entered into the Wood Stove Decathlon squeezed out more than 90 percent of the wood's energy potential and burn much cleaner than older stoves. One of the keys is complete combustion...
Sand, clay and hay. Mix it with your hands, your feet or a Bobcat. Sculpt in place.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Models of industrial plants constructed from the detritus produced at industrial plants.
Ideas for your old maps.
Ideas for old china. From using plates as canvas to pique assiette...
Aerial photos of Andre Ermolaev.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
explores the issues of climate change...
How Shrimping Has Destroyed Ecuador's Ecosystem
Following the trail of rhinoceros horn smugglers from South Africa to Southeast Asia.
In 2012, Texas landowners and environmental activists came together to organize resistance against a dangerous pipeline being built by a Canadian corporation to bring tar sands oil from Alberta Canada to refineries near the Gulf of Mexico.