Hurricane Harvey 2017

Photo: Goddard Space, Hurricane Harvey Hashtag:¬†#HurricaneHarvey Twitter Moment Hurricane Harvey Embedded Tweets Following Visit Houston https://t.co/GkQDOSyg49 @VisitHouston pic.twitter.com/pxMUqRUrFW — Ron Mader (@ronmader) August 29, 2017 Headlines harvey-anniversary-houston-preparing-next-big-storm Planeta.com Hurricanes Crisis Houston

Crown Shyness

Buzzwords: Crown Shyness Crown shyness = phenomenon whereby individual tree crowns avoid overlap or touch, forming striking canopy patterns. Embedded Tweets CROWN SHYNESS!!! ūüĆ≥ūüíöūüĆ≥ūüíöūüĆ≥#ICCB2019 pic.twitter.com/D8NNovoe6w — Dr. Rachel Golden Kroner (@RachGolden) July 21, 2019 Word(s) of the day: ‚Äúcrown shyness‚ÄĚ – phenomenon whereby individual tree crowns avoid overlap or touch, forming striking canopy patterns. pic.twitter.com/BA38kXBdA0 …

America’s Monuments: Worth the Fight

A new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council highlights the tremendous economic and environmental benefits of some two dozen American parklands and waters. ‚ÄúThese breathtaking places belong to you and me,‚ÄĚ said Rhea Suh, NRDC president. ‚ÄúMillions of Americans have urged the government to protect them. They are not mere pieces of real estate …

Natural World 08.2017

Photo: James Wheeler, Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta is a western province of Canada and is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia to the west and Saskatchewan to the east, the August 24D√≠a de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica (National Parks Day)¬†(Costa Rica) Twitter Moment Natural world 08.2017 ? Snapshots from around the globe of …

Champions of the Earth, aka #earthchamps

July 31 is the nomination deadline for 2017 Champions of the Earth award. Hashtag:¬†#EarthChamps The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established Champions of the Earth in 2004 as an annual awards program to recognize outstanding environmental leaders at a policy level. Six awards are given out each year to a Laureate representing different geographical regions …

Tropical Ecosystems: Conversation with Yves Basset

Photo: Vince Smith, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama is dedicated to understanding and studying the unique biodiversity of the tropics. STRI‚Äôs history began with the construction of the Panama Canal and the interest in surveying the flora and fauna of the area for the purpose …

International Congress for Conservation Biology 2017 #iccb2017

Photo: Sebastian Moreno,¬†Oophaga lehmanni Taking place July 24-27 in Cartagena, Colombia – the 28th International Congress for Conservation Biology hosted by International Congress for Conservation Biology and Society for Conservation Biology. Hashtag:¬†#iccb2017 The event¬†focuses on¬†Insights for Sustaining Life on Earth, responding to the need for conservation science to help create a better tomorrow for both …

Tourism Strategies in Marine Protected Areas

Poster Europarc hosts a webinar focusing on¬†Tourism Strategies in Marine Protected Areas July 18, 14:30 CEST¬†or 530am Pacific) REGISTER¬†TODAY! For more than 20 years, EUROPARC has been supporting Protected Areas becoming¬†Sustainable Destinations, with the development of the¬†European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas¬†(ECSTPA). The aim of all¬†Charter¬†projects and activities is the protection of the …