Mangrove Day

Poster (Some rights reserved) July 26 is the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem (Día internacional de conservación del ecosistema de manglares).  Hashtags: #MangroveDay #DíaDelManglar Key Linksunesco.org/commemorations/mangroveday Did you know? Mangroves are extraordinary ecosystems, located at the interface of land and sea in tropical regions, which offer a considerable array of ecosystem goods and services. …

Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT)

Logo Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT) – gob.mx/semarnat – is Mexico’s federal secretariat for the environment and natural resources. The secretariat is charged with the mission of protecting, restoring, and conserving the ecosystems, natural resources, assets and environmental services of Mexico with the goal of fostering sustainable development. Key Linksgob.mx/semarnatPrensaConsultas Pú[email protected][email protected]_Luisa_AG Que …

Sonoran Desert = Desierto de Sonora

Photo: BLM, Night Sky Viewing (Some rights reserved) One of our favorite places in the world lies across the USA/Mexico Borderlands, the Sonoran Desert. The Sonoran Desert is the third largest North American desert and extends from the California-Nevada border south to the tip of Baja California and much of the state of Sonora. Two thirds of this …

Wild Mexico (México Silvestre)

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Sierra de Órganos (Some rights reserved) 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. Parks Features Wildlife Celebrations Government Agencies

Sagebrush

Photo: Tom Koerner/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Seedheads (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Sagebrush is the common name of several woody and herbaceous species of plants in the genus Artemisia. The best known sagebrush is the shrub Artemisia tridentata. Sagebrushes are native to the North American west. HeadlinesInfrastructure Funding Can Help Restore Damaged Western Sagebrush Ecosystem …

30 Days Wild

Logo Know your hashtags: #30DaysWild The UK’s WIldlife Trust hosts a month-long nature challenge each June. Join in and do something wild every day for a month and post the photos and relevant info on the social web. Key Linkswildlifetrusts.orgwildlifetrusts.org/[email protected]@wildlifetrusts Here are three things you can do straightaway to get ready for your month in the …

Cinco de Mayo

Artwork (Some rights reserved) Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with lesser recognition elsewhere in the country. It is a popular celebration in the USA. Hashtags: #CincoDeMayo #5deMayo The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican …

City Parks

Photo: Ron Mader, Chapultepec (Some rights reserved) Our view: City parks are essential urban infrastructure. We cannot take city parks for granted so Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in …