May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Tree Planting May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity.Hashtags: #IDB2020, #BioDiversityDayFacebook: UNBiodiversity 2020-2021Planeta.com celebrates Diversity Days and seeks to explore the connections between the social and natural worlds. We are adding to our site our very …

Improving Biodiversity Media

Screenshot It’s a challenge for all websites to move with the times, figure out new modes of collaboration and education. Having focused on biodiversity conservation and tourism dos and don’ts since 1995, Planeta.com has documented numerous events and led on-site workshops. I would like to update our guide to improving biodiversity media. = Es un …

Wild New Zealand

Hashtags Wildlife, biodiversity, and parks in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Ministry for the EnvironmentMotto: Aotearoa – he whenua mana kura mō te tangataMaking New Zealand Aotearoa the most liveable place in the world HeadlinesNew Zealand’s biodiversity is in crisis and so are wehttps://gizmodo.com/undead-tree-stump-is-being-kept-alive-by-neighboring-tr-1836693364/ampNew Zealand’s New Way: Lou SansonIn a national park, an avalanche of opposition – …

Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden Mexico – The mission of Conabio is to promote, coordinate, support, and carry out activities aimed at the knowledge of biological diversity, as well as its conservation and sustainable use for the benefit of society. Key Linksconabio.gob.mxBúsqueda = SearchFacebook – [email protected] Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/NWKnKQ3x7tBDKT286 Embedded Tweets https://twitter.com/conabio/status/1075467552342519808 WikipediaComisión Nacional para el Conocimiento …

Bats

Photo: Duncan PJ, Grey headed flying fox Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets Videos Artwork / Cue Yourself Photos Planeta.com

Insects

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez, Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Insect = a small arthropod animal that has six legs and generally one or two pairs of wings EssayWhile most nature travelers do not go out of their way to inspect the insects, it would be a far less interesting world without ants, bees, butterflies and the host …

Sharks

Buzzwords Sharks (superorder Selachimorpha) are fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body. Translating: SharksSpanish: TiburonesFrench: Requins Elsewhere on the WebAtlantic White Shark Conservancy Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/brasildeovelhas/status/829029413840904197 MiscWhat’s older than sharks? Almost nothing. Sharks have been swimming in the ocean for more than 400 million years. They predate practically everything that has a …