Insects

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez, Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary (Used with permission) 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 …

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 …

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Logo Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) – biodiversitylibrary.org – improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . BHL is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Australia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Hashtag: #WildOz 2021 Biodiversity Conferencetwitter.com/i/events/1438542649527443466 Acoustic Labacousticobservatory.org Key Links: Parks AustraliaParks AustraliaNational [email protected]_Australia Recommended ListeningIf you’re not already listening to …

Wild Aotearoa New Zealand

Hashtags Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild New Zealand (Aotearoa) – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Hashtag: #WildNZ Questions Which government institutions and non-governmental groups are working toward environmental conservation? Ministry for the EnvironmentMotto: …

Butterflies

Photo: Butterfly Figure (Some Rights Reserved) Butterfly = a nectar-feeding insect with two pairs of large, typically brightly colored wings that are covered with microscopic scales. Butterflies are distinguished from moths by having clubbed or dilated antennae, holding their wings erect when at rest, and being active by day. Wikipedia: Butterflies are insects in the …

Half Earth Day 2021

Poster October 22 is Half Earth Day. A virtual summit is free and open to all. Leave no species behind. Background half-earthproject.org: Half-Earth Day brings together people from around the world and across disciplines to share their unique perspectives and thought leadership on how we can work together to achieve the goal of Half-Earth and …