Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating. Suggestions are welcome. Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These protected areas …

International Day of Forests

Poster March 21 is the International Day of Forests. Hashtag: #IntForestDay The United Nations proclaimed March 21 the International Day of Forests. Starting in 2013, the day is observed each year to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of forests and trees to all life on earth. Key Linksfao.org/international-day-of-forestspostersFlickr 2020 BackgroundForests cover one third of the …

Mexico’s Forests and Notable Trees

Photo: Sierra Juárez, Oaxaca Mexico is rich in temperate and tropical forests. The country possesses 1.3 percent of the world’s total forest resource, with one-quarter of Mexico’s total land area classified as forest lands. This guide is an introduction to Mexico’s forests and notable trees. The country boasts the highest number of pine and oak …

Rainforests

Photo: Pali Nalu Rainforest = a luxuriant, dense forest rich in biodiversity, found typically in tropical areas with consistently heavy rainfall Photos Features Gondwana Rainforests Hawai’i: Listen to the Forest Planeta.com Rain Forests Biodiversity

Forests Links

Photo Links related to forests presented in somewhat random fashion: World Rainforest Day #WorldRainForestDay 🌿 Human health and well-being rely on our forests. More than 28,000 plant species are of medicinal use and many of them are found in forest ecosystems. 👉 Our solutions are in nature. https://t.co/6dEgcXrYFC#SOFO2020 @FAO @UNEP #BiodiversityDay — UNEP-WCMC (@unepwcmc) June …

Sierra Juárez

Photo: Bosque de Ixtán Oaxaca’s Sierra Juárez is home of Guelatao San Antonio Cuajimoloyas, Ixtlán de Juárez, Santa Catarina Ixtepeji, Santa MarĂ­a Yavesia, and Santa Catarina Lachatao What connects these communities are the forests and Indigenous histories. All well and good, so our questions lean toward the practicalities of visiting in a responsible, conscious, sustainable, eco-friendly way. …

Ghost Forest

Buzzwords Ghost Forest = watery remains of a once verdant woodland Headlines https://time.com/5694648/ghost-forests-climate-change https://www.resourcesmag.org/archives/saltwater-intrusion-and-coastal-climate-adaptation-building-community-resilience Research https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-019-0488-7 Elsewhere on the Web https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/ghost-forest.html Wikipedia Ghost forest Neskowin_Ghost_Forest Planeta.com Trees Forests Changing Climate

Bialowieza Forest

Photo: Benno Hansen, Forest Elsewhere on the Web http://save-bialowieza.net Discussed at 41whc Following document online http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-7BAdd-en.pdf Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1979, extensions in 1992 and 2014 Criteria (ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger N/A Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/33/documents/ International Assistance Requests approved: 0 …