Uluru Links

Screenshot Links related to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Climbing ban in 2019https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2017/11/07/why-we-are-banning-tourists-climbing-uluru https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/6458703/climbers-booed-as-they-ascend-uluru-for-final-time https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/oct/26/new-dawn-for-uluru-as-climb-closure-ends-decades-of-disrespect https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/worldtoday/hopes-uluru-closure-will-raise-awareness-of-other-sacred-sites/11639714 https://amp.abc.net.au/article/11634498 Uluru ban: What do locals think of the final rush to climb? – BBCUluru climbing ban: Tourists scale sacred rock for final time – BBChttps://twitter.com/olgordon/status/1187149946731937793 https://theconversation.com/why-we-are-banning-tourists-from-climbing-uluru-86755 –http://outbounding.org/articles/view/why-we-are-banning-tourists-from-climbing-uluruhttps://www.clc.org.au/index.php?/media-releases/article/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place-no-more-anangu-close-uluru-climb-at-lasthttps://www.clc.org.au/files/pdf/Sammy_Wilson_statement_on_Uluru_climb.pdfhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-01/uluru-a-history-of-disrespect-atop-the-rock/9107750http://www.smh.com.au/national/uluru-very-likely-to-close-to-climbers-its-not-a-disney-ride-says-chairman-20171031-gzccjo.htmlhttps://twitter.com/i/moments/925571911941103616Uluru climb in Northern Territory should …

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

Photo: Mark Wassell, Pink Sunset Australia’s Northern Territory boasts nearly 100 national parks and reserves, including two of Australia’s most famous parks — Uluru and Kakadu. The well-known monolith, Uluru (Ayers Rock), 348 meters high, is near the southwest corner of the Territory and may be Australia’s most familiar natural icon. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National …

World Network of Biosphere Reserves, 2017 Status Report

Poster: Masurian Lakes Biosphere Reserve Publisher’s Note: We are editing and adding links to UNESCO Press Release The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB …

National Public Lands Day

USA Flag Wikipedia: National Public Lands Day is celebrated annually at public lands in the United States on the fourth Saturday of September. A signature event of the National Environmental Education Foundation, it promotes both popular enjoyment and volunteer conservation of public lands. 2020 date: Saturday, September 26. Join us on Facebook Live at 10 …

Wild Africa

Photo: lukas.b0, Giraffe Planeta.com launches this guide to Wild Africa – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Africa? HeadlinesWhy Black Lives Don’t Matter in Kenya’s Colonial ‘Conservancies’ – …

National Monument

Bingo: National Monument A national monument is a section of public land set aside for its natural, historical, or cultural value. National monuments range from structures to oceans to large tracts of land. Some HistoryThe Antiquities Act was established in 1906 by Theodore Roosevelt and has been used more than a hundred times since its passage. It …

Rocky Mountain National Park

Photo: Sprague Lake Rocky Mountain National Park Natural Features: Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the highest national parks in the nation, with elevations from 7,860 feet to 14,259 feet. Sixty mountain peaks over 12,000 feet high result in world-renowned scenery. The Continental Divide runs north – south through the park, and marks a …

City Parks Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to city parks presented in somewhat random fashion: Parks PeoplePark People helps people activate the power of parks. Amis des parcs aide les gens à activer le pouvoir des parcs.https://parkpeople.cahttps://www.facebook.com/ParkPeopleCAhttps://www.youtube.com/user/TorontoParkPeoplehttps://twitter.com/Park_People Libros DigitalesLa reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada (PDF) [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@CWparkman [email protected]_newsNRPA’s National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in …

Recreate Responsibly

Stay Safe Poster Kudos to the US National Parks Service for compiling an illustrative and informative guide – nps.gov/media/photo/gallery.htm?pg=4913675&id=CF41B3F2-A93D-4F38-A482-CD02DD7488BD – to responsible travel – aka recreate responsibly – in the parks and protected areas. Graphics related to COVID-19 response and social distancing are available for use on webpages, social media, and physical locations to promote …

Xochimilco Gardens

Poster: Ron Mader, Felicidades What does responsible travel look like in Mexico City? = ¿Cómo se ve un viaje responsable en la Ciudad de México? Mexico City – Xochimilco is a tourism case study for those keen on city parks, ecotourism, and cultural tourism in a fragile, vulnerable landscape, also a veritable World Heritage Site. …