Links





MY BIT OF THE PLANET
www.mybitoftheplanet.com - A very nice website with a garden diary and more. A great inspiration for the creation of my own diary!












SWIFTS
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/gierzwaluwen-praatgroep - Dutch Yahoo Swift Group

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Swallows-Martins-Swifts-Worldwide - International Yahoo Swift Group

www.commonswift.org - Info about Swifts

www.chimneyswifts.org - Info about Chimney Swifts

www.londons-swifts.org.uk - Info and advice about Swifts

www.gierzwaluwbescherming.nl - Website for the Dutch Association for Swift Protection (Gierzwaluw Bescherming Nederland, GBN (in Dutch))

www.zwaluwen.info - Dutch website for the swallow, martin and Swift advicebureau (Zwaluwen Adviesbureau op non-profit basis)

http://jonathanpomroy.wordpress.com/ - English wildlife and landscape artists Jonathan Pomroy made a lot of beautiful Swift scetches among others!

http://natuurlijkhenk.nl - Website of a fellow Swift enthousiast from Groesbeek in the Netherlands (in Dutch), with live webcam images!

www.cam.kimopo.com - Website of a fellow Swift enthousiast from Krimpen aan de IJssel in the Netherlands (in Dutch), with live webcam images!

www.gierzwaluwkolonieregulierstraathaarlem.nl - Website of a fellow Swift enthousiast from Haarlem in the Netherlands (in Dutch), with 4 live webcams!

www.gierzwaluwenonline.nl - Website of a fellow Swift enthousiast from Mijdrecht in the Netherlands (in Dutch), with 2 great live webcams!

www.bvgz.nl - Website of the foundation Building for Swifts (in Dutch)

www.gierzwaluwkoloniekortehoefstraat.nl - Website of a fellow Swift enthousiast in Tilburg in the Netherlands (in Dutch) with awesome observation boxes!

http://members.ziggo.nl/jaaplangenbach/Gierzwaluwwoudsend.html - Website of Swift lover Jaap Langenbach from Woudsend in Friesland, the Netherlands (in Dutch).

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BIRDS, PLANTS, ETC.
www.WeylinTracking.nl - Excellent website about animal tracks. Offers courses in the Netherlands.









www.vivara.nl - Dutch website of the provider of birdfood (I use this, nest boxes, bird and insect friendly plants (some of which are growing in our garden) and much, much more!

www.vivara.com - Website for Europe.










www.waveka.nl - Dutch website of the provider of nature-conservation products (such as highly durable wood-conrete nest boxes).









www.deheliant.nl - Dutch website of wild plant nursery De Heliant.









www.dekeltenhof.nl - Dutch website of wild plant nursery De Keltenhof. D E K ELTENHOF









www.morgensterzaden.nl - Dutch website of wild plant seeds seller.









www.cruydthoeck.nl - Dutch website of (wild) plant seeds seller.












BIRD-FRIENDLY ARCHITECTS, CONTRACTORS, DEVELOPERS, BUILDERS, ETC.
www.scala-architecten.nl/ - Website Scala Architecten. Beautiful architecture in which bats and birds like House Sparrows and Swifts often find a place to live or breed!











www.orga-architect.nl/ - Website ORGA Architect, innovative, sustainable designs inspired by evolutions wonders!











www.meuwsen.nl - Website of the Dutch contractor Meuwsen BV, the company that did such splendid work in realizing my first Swift-project. See the beautiful picture in the slideshow on their homepage! For more info on that project check this page in the Swift projects section.











www.heijmans.nl - Website of the large construction company Heijmans. My second (see this page) and third (see this page) succesful Swifts projects!














KNNV (Dutch Association for Field Biology)
www.knnv.nl/nijmegen - KNNV Nijmegen website (in Dutch)

www.knnv.nl - Dutch KNNV website














KAUKASUS PLUS REIZEN
www.kaukasusplus.nl - Dutch website of travel agency of fellow bird workgroup member.














HENK BARON FOTOGRAFIE
www.henkbaron.nl - Website of photographer Henk Baron (in Dutch)














BEES & WASPS
www.wildebijen.nl - Wild Bees website (also an English version, though less extensive)

www.nev.nl/hymenoptera - Website of the Section Hymenoptera, part of the Dutch Association for Entomology (NEV) (summaries in English)

www.ahw.dds.nl/indexbijen.html - Pictures and info about bees (in Dutch)

http://documents.plant.wur.nl/ppo/bijen/wildebijen.pdf - PDF file, article about bees in the garden by Wageningen University (in Dutch)

http://plantaardigheden.nl/art_div/bijenhotels.htm - Article about help for bees (plants, nesting) (in Dutch)














LAST FM
www.last.fm - Last.FM, THE music website!














PHOTOS AND VIDEOS
http://photobucket.com - Photobucket.com. I use this for nearly ALL my pictures! The videos are higher quality then YouTube. :)











www.youtube.com/user/hcjochem - My piece of YouTube. :)












CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENT, ETC.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqxENMKaeCU - "HOME is an ode to the planet's beauty and its delicate harmony". A documentary of stunning beauty...











www.cowspiracy.com - Website of a movie about the effects of animal agriculture on climate change. An eye-opener. Even if some of the figures presented might not be 100% accurate, not using animal products is the best you can do for the climate!











www.climatecrisis.net - A website about the movie An Inconvenient Truth. Check out the website, and go see the movie!











www.hier.nu - A Dutch website about climate change and what you can do to help end it.











www.foei.org - Friends of the Earth International website.











www.milieudefensie.nl - Milieudefensie, Dutch enviromental organisation, member of Friends of the Earth.











www.greenpeace.org - Greenpeace International website.














KAKAPO

www.kakaporecovery.org.nz - A website about one of the most endangered species of birds of the world. Donate if you want to help to try to save these wonderful birds from extinction... (pictures taken from http://www.ryanphotographic.com)


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SNOW LEOPARD

www.snowleopard.org - A website about one of the most endangered species of mammals of the world... Donate, or buy something from the shop if you want to help to try to save these beautiful 'cats' from extinction...














VEGANISM

www.vegan.org - Information on veganism from Vegan Action.











www.veganisme.org - Dutch website for the association for veganism.














STAR TREK

www.startrek.com - Obviously, the official website for Star Trek, my personal fav: the series Deep Space Nine.














BANDS

Bands-sites - Links to the sites of bands I like.