Biodiversity Links

Buzzwords What would insiders like others know about biodiversity? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Society for the Preservation of Natural History CollectionsThe Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections – spnhc.org – “is an international society whose mission is to improve the preservation, conservation and management of natural history collections to …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz 2021 Biodiversity Conferencetwitter.com/i/events/1438542649527443466 Acoustic Labacousticobservatory.org Key Links: Parks AustraliaParks AustraliaNational [email protected]_Australia Recommended ListeningIf you’re not already listening to Off Track, make it part of your podcast playlist. Kudos to @jones_ann and @RadioNational. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app.#ABCWildOz YouTubehttp://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz HeadlinesThe bushfires …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Poster Spotlight on Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. HeadlinesEnvironmental defenders in Colombia are being killed in alarming numbers – Vox INaturalistcolombia.inaturalist.orgprojects New!pionerosenconservacion.net – @P_Conservacion Ciclo [email protected]_siete [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] FacebookParques Nacionales Naturales de ColombiaYaguareté Science and NatureInstituto. Humboldt Videos Animalario de …

15th Biodiversity COP (2021-2022)

Poster Kunming, China hosts the 15th Biodiversity COP – cbd.int/meetings/COP-15 – with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 The first part of the meetings will take place virtually from October 11-15, 2021, with the second part reconvening in …

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. Features Parks Government Agencies Wildlife Celebrations Planeta.com

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. Local experts are featured on this page as we take a deep dive into the state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas, …

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Logo Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) – ipbes.net – is the intergovernmental body which assesses the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem services it provides to society, in response to requests from decision makers. Key [email protected] ReportsGlobal Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Stakeholdersipbes.net/stakeholders 2021 IPBES 8 IPBES-IPCC Co-Sponsored Workshop …

Biophilia

Buzzwords Biophilia = human affiliation with other forms of life Edward O. Wilson introduced and popularized the hypothesis in his book, Biophilia (1984). Also see: biophilic HeadlinesRewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement – Guardian – @amanda_sturgeonE.O. Wilson explains why parks and nature are really good for your brain – Washington Post …

Desert Notebook

Photo It is the rare storm that penetrates the Sonoran Desert. What litle precipitation does fall comes as a rule from December to March as gentle rains from Pacific weather disturbances, or in late July and August as violent thunderstorms.– John Alcock, Sonoran Desert Spring The humans who confronted the Pima and the Papago in …