Fossils

Buzzwords Fossils are the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms from the remote past Headlinesancient-life-hydrothermal EventsNational Fossil Day takes place in October in the USAhttp://nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay MISSION: National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as …

Wild Brazil (Brasil Selvagem)

Brazil Flag Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Brazil. This page curates relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Helpful comments and suggestions are welcome. HeadlinesYellow Fever and COVID-19 Endanger 50 Years of Conservation Success for Brazil’s Golden Lion Tamarin – Global Wildlife …

Mountains

Photo: Monterrey Mountain = Large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak Mountains are sacred landscapes around the world. International Mountain DayEvery year on December 11 International Mountain Day celebrates our higher aspirations. Hashtags: #MountainsMatter Features Planeta.com

Mangrove Day

Poster July 26 is the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem (Día internacional de conservación del ecosistema de manglares). Hashtags: #MangroveDay #DíaDelManglar Key Linkshttps://en.unesco.org/commemorations/mangroveday Did you know? Mangroves are extraordinary ecosystems, located at the interface of land and sea in tropical regions, which offer a considerable array of ecosystem goods and services. Although they are found …

Jupiter

Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill, Marble Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System. Juno Mission http://missionjuno.swri.edu – http://missionjuno.swri.edu/key-terms @NASAJuno Video http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive http://www.ustream.tv/nasa http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl http://www.ustream.tv/NASAJPL2 https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/junocam/processing Embedded Tweets Are you ready for some science? Tune in today for news from #Jupiter. Watch the #AGU17 briefing live stream on https://t.co/GaRlfpKuqR pic.twitter.com/seGQ84a6uW …

Acoustic Ecology

Buzzwords Acoustic ecology = Discipline studying the relationship, mediated through sound, between human beings and their environment Key Links wfae.net – Facebook – @_WFAE Australian Forum for Acoustic Ecology – Soundcloud Headlines What Is Acoustic Ecology? We Have 5 Questions At #Bioscapes17 @LeahBarclay says #AcousticEcology is an umbrella, interdisciplinary term for #EcologicalSoundArt, #Bioacoustics, #Ecoacoustics, #DeepListening, …

Birds

Photo: Puerto Escondido Bird = a warm-blooded, egg-laying vertebrate distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, and a beak and (typically) by being able to fly Amazon.com The Wonder of Birds Elsewhere on the Web peruaves.org avianreport.com @peruaves Celebrations World Migratory Bird Day Species Ducks Flamingos Hummingbirds Kākāpō Penguins Webcams Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from …

Prairies

Buzzwords Prairies are ecosystems considered part of the temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands biome by ecologists, based on similar temperate climates, moderate rainfall, and a composition of grasses, herbs, and shrubs, rather than trees, as the dominant vegetation type. – Wikipedia Elsewhere on the Web american prairie – @AmericanPrairie Big Money Is Building A New …

Friends of Nevada Wilderness

Logo Spotlight on the Friends of Nevada Wilderness – nevadawilderness.org, a pioneering effort to protect wilderness in the state. 2020 Campaign: #DontBombTheBighorn Official spin: Since 1984 Friends of Nevada Wilderness has successfully led efforts to protect over 3 million acres of Wilderness – Nevada’s wild heritage. [email protected] Featureshttps://www.planeta.com/dnwr Planetahttps://www.planeta.com/wild-nevadahttps://www.planeta.com/nevadahttps://www.planeta.com/wildernesshttps://www.planeta.com/biodiversity2020

Birds Links

Links related to birds presented in somewhat random fashion: Recommended listening First Dog On the Moon’s Guide to Country Life – First Dog on the Moon aka Andrew Marlton is a Walkley award-winning cartoonist and a reformed inner city dweller. He now lives among the pademelons and wallabies on a very steep hill in the …