Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Nevada – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. HeadlinesLet’s rebuild our outdoor recreation economy – Jacky Rosen/RGJGrowth at what cost? @danagentrylvA showdown in Nevada could …

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Logo Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) – biodiversitylibrary.org – improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . BHL is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize …

World Wildlife Day

Poster: Ron Mader, World Wildlife Day (some rights reserved) World Wildlife Day takes place each year on March 3 and focuses global attention on the protection of biodiversity and wildlife. What’s next? The theme for World Wildlife Day 2022 is “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration“ World Wildlife Day is celebrated on March 3rd, the …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Australia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. 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 …

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 …

Improving Biodiversity Media

Screenshot It’s a challenge for all websites to move with the times, figure out new modes of collaboration and education. Having focused on biodiversity conservation and tourism dos and don’ts since 1995, Planeta.com has documented numerous events and led on-site workshops. I would like to update our guide to improving biodiversity media. = Es un …

Biophilia

Lingo Cards Biophilia = human affiliation with other forms of life Edward O. Wilson introduced and popularized the hypothesis in his book, Biophilia (1984). Also see: biophilic HeadlinesLove Park: A Love Letter to ResilienceRewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement – Guardian – @amanda_sturgeonE.O. Wilson explains why parks and nature are really …

Biodiversity Links

Lingo Cards 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 …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Poster Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. 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 …

Wild Mexico (México Silvestre)

Photo: Semarnat, Contacto con la naturaleza Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Mexio – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Features Parks Government Agencies Wildlife Celebrations Planeta.com