Botanical Gardens

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Botanical garden = garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. Elsewhere on the Webbgci.org Twitterhttps://twitter.com/TexanInOzhttps://twitter.com/redbuttegardenhttps://twitter.com/KirstenboschNBGhttps://twitter.com/PretoriaGardenhttps://twitter.com/PublicGardens Embedded Tweets Photos Features Planeta.com

United Nations Environment Programme

Logo The United Nations Environment Programme – unep.org – is an agency of United Nations and coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. Key Linksunenvironment.org/@unenvironmentFacebookYouTube HistoryIt was founded by Maurice Strong, its first director, as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) …

Deserts

Buzzwords Spotlight on deserts around the world Desert = a dry, barren area of land, especially one covered with sand, that is characteristically desolate, waterless, and without vegetation HeadlinesWould flooding the deserts help stop global warming? – NBC News Planeta.com

Universe

Buzzwords Universe = all existing matter and space considered as a whole; the cosmos HeadlinesScientists find the universe is 13.77 billion years old Recommended ListeningA normal universe – Comedy writer, producer and poet Henry Normal (@henrynormalpoet; Facebook) takes us on a curious journey of time and space as he looks at our relationship the universe.Baryogenesis …

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.comThe Wonder of Birds Celebrations Species Webcams Places Planeta.com

Mojave Desert

Photo: James Marvin Phelps: Sunrise Mountain The Mojave Desert is bordered by the Great Basin to its north and the Sonoran Desert to its south and east. Topographical boundaries include the Tehachapi Mountains to the west, and the San Gabriel Mountains and San Bernardino Mountains to the south. The Mojave Desert is often referred to …

Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes Wikipedia: The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. …

Yuccas

Photo: Lost City Museum Wikipedia: Yucca = a plant of the agave family with stiff swordlike leaves and spikes of white bell-shaped flowers that are dependent upon the yucca moth for fertilization, found especially in warm regions of North America Agaves and YuccasHunker.com – Both plants are succulent and grow from a rosette. The agave …

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. HeadlinesProposed Legislation to Mine Brazil’s Indigenous Lands Will Threaten Amazon Forests and Their Valuable Ecosystem ServicesBolsonaro’s Indigenous land …