The Nature of Cities

Twitter Avatar Who to follow on Twitter? @TNatureOfCities More about The Nature of CitiesQuoting from About the Nature of Cities: The Nature of Cities is an international platform to share diverse, transformative ideas about cities as ecosystems of people, nature, and infrastructure. We are committed to the design and creation of better cities for all: cities that …

Botanical Gardens

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Botanical garden = garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. Elsewhere on the Webbgci.org Twitterhttps://twitter.com/TexanInOzhttps://twitter.com/redbuttegardenhttps://twitter.com/KirstenboschNBGhttps://twitter.com/PretoriaGardenhttps://twitter.com/PublicGardens Embedded Tweets Photos Features Planeta.com

Birds

Photo: Puerto Escondido Bird = a warm-blooded, egg-laying vertebrate distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, and a beak and (typically) by being able to fly Amazon.comThe Wonder of Birds Celebrations Species Webcams Places Planeta.com

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Cornerstone Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from urban stress. Questions …

Nature Links

Photo Links related to nature presented in somewhat random fashion: AgricultureBiodiversityBirdsCoastsClimateDesertEarth DayForestsGreening TradeInsectsMountainsParksPlantsSpaceSustainable DevelopmentTradeTreesTurtlesWaterWeatherWhalesWildlife Headlineshttp://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/apr/05/environmentally-friendly-green-living-ideas – @madeleinesixhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/06/29/fixating-or-brooding-on-things-take-a-walk-in-the-woods-for-realhttp://mel-talesofthecity.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/unnatural-selection-sexism-in.html – @M_Z_HarrisonE.O. Wilson explains why parks and nature are really good for your brain – Washington PostNature can’t pay its own way – so let’s take the market out of conservation Recommended ListeningNature Panel from Sydney Writers’ Festival …

Environmental Journalism

Photo: Alebrije Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on our living planet. Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? HeadlinesI work in the environmental movement. I don’t care if you recycle. – Vox Elsewhere …

Improving Environmental Journalism

Photo: Ajit Huilgol, US Fish and Wildlife, Pangolin EssayThere is no better way to understand our world than by being environmentally conscious and active. Planeta.com embraces conscious travel and ecotourism – mindful journeys that respect the natural and cultural worlds. These travels are continuing steps toward an evolving compact with the future. We may not …

Biology

Photo Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution and taxonomy. HeadlinesOne of biology’s biggest mysteries ‘largely solved’ by AI Photos Planeta.com