Potencial del Ecoturismo en Campamentos Tortugueros de Mexico

Photo From the archives / desde los archivos (1999) por Angel Nieva Resumen En el presente artículo se resalta la viabilidad de incorporar dentro de las estrategias de desarrollo de los campamentos tortugueros del país el ecoturismo desde la perspectiva de la planeación ambiental, para lograr que su manejo sea más productivo y efectivo en …

Stop! Don’t Shoot Like that — A Guide to Ethical Wildlife Photography

Book Cover Recommended Reading: Stop! Don’t Shoot Like that — A Guide to Ethical Wildlife Photography by Shekar Dattatri and Ramki Sreenivasan (@ra_mki)/ Conservation India (@conserve_ind) Key Linkshttps://www.conservationindia.org/resources/ethicshttps://www.conservationindia.org/wp-content/files_mf/Ethics-Web.pdf ExcerptWhile there’s nothing wrong with wanting to enjoy nature and photograph wildlife, how we do it matters. ‘Enjoyment’ must be tempered with responsibility. Unfortunately in India, the …

Crickets

Photo: Biodiversity Heritage Library Cricket = an insect related to the grasshoppers. The male produces a rhythmical chirping sound Also see: cricket (sport) Recommended Listening https://www.abc.net.au/events/ozpod/ozpod-2018-striking-a-chord/10386688 God ‘s Chorus of Crickets Planeta.com Insects Wildlife Cricket Listen

Foxes

Photo: National Park Service, Island Fox Fox = a carnivorous mammal of the dog family with a pointed muzzle and bushy tail, proverbial for its cunning Island Fox (Channel Islands, California) https://www.nps.gov/chis/learn/nature/island-fox.htm Fox Island (Indiana) tk Planeta.com Mammals Wildlife

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Photo: Tasmanian Devil This week, October 28-31, Wildlife Tourism Australia holds its conference and Planeta.com will be up transforming this preview page into an exciting recap. We are also curating this Twitter moment. The conference – Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents – takes place in Tasmania. …

Captive Lion Breeding and Canned Lion Hunting: Damaging Brand South Africa?

Cover image New report: Captive Lion Breeding, Canned Lion Hunting and the Lion Bone Trade: Damaging Brand South Africa, published by the Campaign Against Canned Hunting (CACH) UK — http://www.cannedlion.org –, in association with a Netherlands based NGO and partner of CACH, SPOTS — www.stichtingspots.nl — is having ever-widening negative ramifications for Brand South Africa. …

Gorillas

Lingo Cards Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Sub-Saharan Africa. The genus Gorilla is divided into two species: the eastern gorillas and the western gorillas (both critically endangered), and either four or five subspecies. They are the largest living primates. The DNA of gorillas is highly similar to that …

Cranes

Photo: theilr, Moonrise Crane = Cranes are a family, Gruidae, of large, long-legged and long-necked birds in the group Gruiformes. There are fifteen species of crane in four genera. Unlike the similar-looking but unrelated herons, cranes fly with necks outstretched, not pulled back. Cranes live on all continents except Antarctica and South America. – Wikipedia …