15th Biodiversity COP (2021)

Poster Kunming, China is scheduled to host the 15th Biodiversity COP – cbd.int/meetings/COP-15 – with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Delayed until the second quarter of 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #Biodiversity2020, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making requests …

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. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. Honor Spirit Mountain The proposed …

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 Links ipbes.net Periscope Facebook YouTube Instagram @IPBES Podcast 🔊 @IPBES is pleased to announce the first-ever …

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: the 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 …

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. Twitter @ParquesColombia @AreasMarinasCOL @FundacionOmacha @srcano1 Facebook Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia Yaguareté Science and Nature Instituto. Humboldt Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia Colombia cuenta con 59 Áreas Protegidas en el Sistema …

Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden Mexico – Conabio’s mission is to promote, coordinate, support and carry out activities aimed at the knowledge of biological diversity, as well as its conservation and sustainable use for the benefit of society. Key Links conabio.gob.mx Búsqueda = Search Facebook – Live YouTube @conabio Google Maps goo.gl/maps/NWKnKQ3x7tBDKT286 Embedded Tweets Conoce nuestro …

Water

Photo: UNDP in Europe and Central Asia, Blyde River Canyon Sunset Water = a colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms. Celebrations February 2 World Wetlands Day World Wetlands Day March 22 World Water Day World Water Day June …

Biodiversity Links

Buzzwords Links related to biodiversity presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Biodiversity Crisis Explained – Vox If conservationists want business to be part of the solution, we also have to change – @mij_matt @unepwcmc Destrucción neta de biodiversidad – La Jornada New biodiversity chief to UN Secretary-General wants biodiversity mainstreamed http://www.nature.org/newsfeatures/pressreleases/only-a-handful-of-countries-on-track-to-meet-their-biodiversity-goals.xml http://biographic.com/posts/sto/the-shortfalls-of-biodiversity – @bioGraphic @pkareiva …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Acoustic Lab acousticobservatory.org It’s business as usual for us at #CharlesDarwinReserve & that means times for a sound [email protected] is part of a world-first acoustic observatory made up of 400 sensors across the entire continent – allowing us to take …

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. …