Snow Leopards

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library (Some rights reserved) October 23 is Snow Leopard Day. Hashtag:  #SnowLeopardDay Committed to raising awareness for the plight of an iconic species, the twelve Asian countries that are home to the cat made the initial declaration in 2014. Twitter MomentSnow Leopard Day Embedded Tweets Find the snow leopard Red List Snow …

Endemism

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Endemism = state of a species being native to a single defined geographic location, such as an island, state, nation, country or other defined zone WikipediaEndemism Planeta

Biodiversity Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Sydney Botanic Garden (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is a biodiversity-content-rich website highlighting the diverse natural world as well as our cultural connections and obligations. Check out our coverage of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, the Convention on Biological Diversity, the IUCN and other initiatives and institutions. This website is dedicated to efforts around …

Wild Horses

Photo: Peter Robbins/BLM (Some rights reserved) Wild Horse = an undomesticated horse Recommend Listening“Save a horse, hire a cowboy.” New bill aims to end helicopter use in wild horse roundupsUNR Professor Argues Wild Horses Hurting Nevada’s Ecosystem HeadlinesHow to stop slaughter and mass killing of America’s wild horses Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden (Some rights reserved) Mexico – The mission of Conabio – conabio.gob.mx – 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 = SearchCarteles (Posters)Facebook – [email protected] Enciclovidaenciclovida.mxBuscador Guías de …

Flowers

Photo: Ron Mader, Wattle (Some rights reserved) Flower = Seed-bearing part of a plant, consisting of reproductive organs (stamens and carpels) that are typically surrounded by a brightly colored corolla (petals) and a green calyx (sepals). QuotesEarth laughs in flowers.– Ralph Waldo Emerson Some people grumble because roses have thorns; I am thankful that the …

Strengthening sustainable tourism’s role in biodiversity conservation and community resilience, Motion 130

Logo Spotlight on the approved motion at this year’s IUCN Conference regarding travel and tourism: Motion 130 – Strengthening sustainable tourism’s role in biodiversity conservation and community resilience Latest version in this language:Version as sent to Plenary | Published on: 09 Sep 2021 CELEBRATING the value of wildlife and nature-based tourism in supporting communities around …

Sharks

Photo: Kelvin Gorospe/NOAA, Grey reef shark and colorful schools of​ ​​anthias in the waters of Jarvis Island (Some rights reserved) 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 MiscWhat’s older than sharks? Almost nothing. Sharks have been …

Biodiversity 2021

Photo: William Cho, Red Ant (Some rights reserved) Biodiversity fans, Planeta is a biodiversity-content-rich website highlighting the diverse natural world as well as our cultural connections and obligations. Check out our coverage of the Biodiversity Heritage Library, the Convention on Biological Diversity, the IUCN and other initiatives and institutions. This website is dedicated to efforts …