May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Poster May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity.Hashtags: #IDB2021, #BioDiversityDay, #DíaDeLaDiversidadBiólogica, #ForNatureFacebook: UNBiodiversity Questions What are current efforts in biodiversity education? Are there recommended live and recorded videos focused on current issues in biodiversity? What are the relevant accounts/pages/groups to …

Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Buzzwords Aichi Biodiversity Targets = Five strategic goals and 20 ambitious targets toward the conservation of biodiversity. Their purpose is to inspire broad-based action in support of biodiversity over the 2011-2020 decade by all countries and stakeholders promoting the coherent and effective implementation of the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity: conservation of …

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. 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 …

Protected Planet

Logo Protected Planet – protectedplanet.net – is the most up to date and complete source of information on protected areas, updated monthly with submissions from governments, non-governmental organizations, landowners and communities. It is managed by the United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) with support from IUCN and its World Commission on Protected Areas …

Bioblitz

Buzzwords BioBlitz = Large scale event that engages large numbers of people with biodiversity, inviting the public to get directly involved in surveying and monitoring. During a BioBlitz event scientists and members of the public work together to survey a natural space; seeking, identifying and recording as many species as possible over a specific time frame. Also …

Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden Mexico – The mission of Conabio – conabio.gob.mx – 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 Linksconabio.gob.mxBúsqueda = SearchCarteles (Posters)Facebook – [email protected] Questions Tweet. Is there a way …

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. CelebrationsFebruary 2 World Wetlands Day March 22 World Water Day June 8 World Oceans Day Last Sunday 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 …

World Wildlife Day

Poster: Ron Mader, World Wildlife Day World Wildlife Day takes place each year on March 3 and focuses global attention on the protection of biodiversity and wildlife. World Wildlife Day is celebrated on March 3rd, the date that the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was adopted in …