Biodiversity

Photo: Death Valley National Park Biodiversity is the variety of all living organisms on earth. While the concept is as old as life itself, the term ‘biodiversity’ was coined in 1986. Some ask how to integrate biodiversity into tourism. Others ask how to protect biodiversity from tourism! Planeta.com explores the nuances of our living planet. …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Tree Planting May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity.Hashtags: #IDB2020, #BioDiversityDayFacebook: UNBiodiversity 2020-2021Planeta.com celebrates Diversity Days and seeks to explore the connections between the social and natural worlds. We are adding to our site our very …

Wild Mexico (México Silvestre)

Photo: Semarnat, Contacto con la naturaleza Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Mexico. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. 2020 Parks Government Agencies Wildlife Celebrations Planeta.com

Biodiversity on the Social Web – Live Web Tours This Week 2017

Poster: BioDiversity Day 2017 For the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica)  Planeta.com hosts live, interactive web tours this week. Join us Tuesday at 10am Vegas, 12pm Oaxaca, 1pm Montreal, 6pm London, 3am Brisbane. Videos http://youtu.be/e2sHFqJAwo0 The objective of this exercise is to highlight and comment individuals and institutions at …

Colombia Celebrates Biodiversity Day #SoyNaturalista

Poster: Parques Nacionales de Colombia, #SoyNaturalista #SoyNaturalista = Literally, I am a naturalist. Hashtag used by Spanish-speaking tweeters. Here we take a deep dive and applaud the work in Colombia which uses the #SoyNaturalista hashtag as a translation of a bioblitz. Key Links http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co/portal/es/soynaturalista https://twitter.com/ParquesColombia Celebrating the Diversity Days While Planeta.com is not able to join …

December 6 is Biodiversity and Climate Change Day at #COP13

Poster 10 days until the start of the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (#COP13). Of note: December 6 is Biodiversity and Climate Change Day at #COP13 (Mainstreaming Biodiversity) @RioPavilion #RioPavilion Background The Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) will be held in Cancún, Mexico, December …

Tule Tree Festivities on #FacebookLive (2016)

Santa María del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico – Happy feast day, Tule! Mexico’s most famous tree, the ginormous Tule Tree (Arbol del Tule) grows near Oaxaca City. Rooted in the town of Santa María del Tule, the Tule Tree and its environs comprise a unique natural monument. Residents celebrate the famous Tule Tree the second Monday …