Wild Belize

Photo: NASA Marshall, Coastal Belize (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Belize. This page collects relevant links and resources related to parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. FeaturesBelize Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas – EcoclubImproving financial sustainability …

Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 …

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

Lingo Cards 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. …

IUCN Green List

Lingo Cards The IUCN is developing three Green Lists focusing on Protected and Conserved Areas, Species, and Ecosystems. The lists came about in response to a 2012 IUCN Resolution passed at the World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea. Protected and Conserved AreasThe aim of the IUCN Green List of Protected Areas is to recognize …

World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Logo The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) – unep-wcmc.org – works with scientists and policy makers worldwide to place biodiversity at the heart of environment and development decision-making to enable enlightened choices for people and the planet. The 100-strong international team are recognised leaders in their field and have unrivalled understanding of the …

Center for Biological Diversity

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Center for Biological Diversity – biologicaldiversity.org Key [email protected] Ignite ChangeThe Center for Biological Diversity’s Ignite Change is a grassroots, coast-to-coast network of people ready to raise their voices everywhere it matters most: on the streets, in the halls of government, and in front of politicians, polluters and corrupt bureaucrats. Embedded …

This Week: #CoP17

September 24-October 5The 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17) takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hashtags: #COP17 #CITESCOP17 This will be the fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES held on the African continent since CITES came into force on 1 July 1975, but it will the first held …

Seventh Session of the IPBES Plenary

Wordcloud Planeta.com is recapping the findings of the Seventh Session of the IPBES Plenary. Participants from the seventh session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services have been as busy as beavers, preparing a detailed ‘Summary for Policy Makers’ of the report, highlighting key messages, findings and options. Hashtags: …