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. …

Environmental Journalism

Photo: Ron Mader, Desert Wildlife (Some rights reserved) Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on the fabric of life on our living planet We have some ideas on improving environmental journalism. Planeta.com curates dozens of resource pages about green – biodiversity, climate, parks, wildlife – and grey – energy, recycling – environmental …

Department of Conservation New Zealand

Logo Department of Conservation New Zealand – doc.govt.nz – is the government agency charged with conserving New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage. Key Linksdoc.govt.nzconservation [email protected] HeadlinesProtect and promote: Can DOC really do both? – Belinda McCammon/RadioNZ @BelMcCammon @insightrnz @radionz ConcessionsPlea to fix DOC concessions system Background Work is organized around five outcomes: the diversity of …

National Day of Botanical Gardens in México

Poster Mexico City – April 29, 2021 is the 12th National Day of Botanical Gardens in Mexico (12avo. Día Nacional de Jardines Botánicos). Celebrations take place at the Jardín Botánico at UNAM on Saturday, 10am-5pm. Donation of 15 pesos is requested. Details onlinediadejardinesbotanicos.unam.mxFacebook: FacebookFacebook Event [email protected] Hashtag: #DíadelosJardinesBotánicos Included: Activities for childrenActivities for seniorsDemonstrationsExhibitionsConferencesWorkshopsVideosGuided visitsGastronomic SampleEducational demonstrations …

Improving Environmental Journalism

Photo: Ajit Huilgol, US Fish and Wildlife, Pangolin (Some rights reserved) There 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. …

Birds

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

Nature Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Quail Run Trail (Some rights reserved) What’s linked to nature? Everything! Presenting the most nature-relevant links in a 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 …

Birdsong

Lingo Cards (some rights reserved) Bird song = Musical vocalizations of birds, typically uttered by a male songbird in characteristic bursts or phrases for territorial purposes Recommended ListeningIs birdsong music? Appssongsleuth.com Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park (Some rights reserved) Here is a place I dearly love to take friends – a quiet park on the eastern outskirts of town, heading toward the Colorado River and Lake Mead: Clark County Wetlands Park Wetlands, in the Mojave Desert. Critical flyway. Keep Las Vegas Weir’d! For fans …