Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve and Nature Center

Photo: Shawn Taylor, Snail Auburn, Alabama – The mission of the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve is to provide programs, experiences, nature trails and natural habitats for education, study and relaxation for students and citizens of all ages while creating an atmosphere of discovery and stewardship toward our natural world. Since its endowment to the …

Botanical Gardens

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Botanical garden = garden where plants are grown for display to the public and often for scientific study Also see: garden tour Questions = Preguntas Is there a directory of botanic gardens that are free and open to the public? = ¿Existe un directorio de jardines botánicos que sean gratuitos …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week in late August. 2021 dates: August 14-22. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities …

Whales

Photo: Newport (Some rights reserved) Experts say that whale-watching has become a billion-dollar enterprise and a wildlife tourism success story. The migration of the largest animals on the planet is a sight to behold. For travelers, seeing the same species, perhaps even the same animal, is quite a different experience depending on where you go. …

Nature-Based Solutions

Lingo Cards Nature-Based Solutions = actions to protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously providing human well-being and biodiversity benefits Hashtags: #NatureBasedSolutions, #NbS Definition from the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016: https://portals.iucn.org/congress/motion/077 Key LinksIUCN Global Standard for NbShttps://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/2020-020-En.pdfhttps://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/2020-021-En.pdf Questions What is the origin of “nature-based …

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 …

World Parks Week

#WorldParksWeek is organized by Zealand-based World Urban Parks. Some of our favorites: Cape TownOaxaca Las Vegas London Mexico City Quito Key linksWorld Urban Parks champions urban park outcomes for city liveability, place-making, conservation and access, and provides strong membership services by connecting, leveraging and supporting diverse memberships across the international urban parks, open space and recreation community and …

Biology

Photo: Ron Mader, Butterfly Cosplay 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 WikipediaBiologyPhylogenetics Photos Planeta.com