El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve

Photo: J. Paulo Carbajal-Borges, El bosque de niebla Chiapas, Mexico – The Biosphere Reserve El Triunfo protects the central portion of the Sierra Madre Mountains. With an area of 119,177 hectares, El Triunfo protects two of the most threatened ecosystems of Mexico: The Mountain Mesofile Forest (Cloud Forest) and the Tropical Humid Rainforest of Soconusco. …

Costa Rica Parks

Poster August 24 is National Parks Day in Costa Rica (Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica). The National Parks Day of Costa Rica, is instituted in order that people reflect and participate actively in conservation actions and respect for the environment. On August 24, by Executive Decree No. 1647 MAG-MEP of 1986, the “Day …

Wild Europe

Photo: London Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild Europe – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Also check out our spotlight on european ecotourism Twitter @zkun1971 @EUWilderness @Ruukel @EUROPARC @panparks @JonnyEcology @reluuplands @GreenGuideUK @NatureSpyuk @EdenEurope @WildlifeGadgets @NAAONB @Eurosite @NEYorksNLincs @YorksWildlife @HumberheadLevel …

Desierto de los Leones National Park

Photo, Alejandro Castañeda A short, hour drive from Mexico City takes you to the fresh air and the dense pine and oak forests of Desierto de los Leones, Mexico’s first national park. Google Map Located in the 3,000-meter high mountains on the southwestern side of the valley, the abundant springs were the major water source …

Wild Colombia (Colombia Silvestre)

Poster Spotlight on Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Twitter @ParquesColombia @AreasMarinasCOL @FundacionOmacha @srcano1 Facebook Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia Yaguareté Science and Nature Instituto. Humboldt Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia Colombia cuenta con 59 Áreas Protegidas en el Sistema …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park Events July 16 Parks Day (third Saturday in July) http://www.parks-parcs.ca/english/cpc/parksday.php http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/voyage-travel/special/journee-parcs-parks-day.aspx Headlines https://www.desmog.ca/2017/08/25/canada-has-three-years-increase-protected-areas-60-and-um-it-s-not-going-be-easy http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canada-has-the-most-lakes-of-any-country-but-we-know-very-little-1.3898162 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/unesco-world-heritage-sites-threats-oil-gas-1.3759713 Jasper mayor says park infrastructure exposes people to nature, helps them appreciate conservation – CBC http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/watchdog-group-critical-of-parks-canada-management/article30848232 http://cpaws.org/uploads/CPAWS-Parks-Report-2016.pdf (PDF) Private tour operator accused of snapping up B.C. provincial …

Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, aka CONANP)

Poster Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas or CONANP) works to conserve the natural patrimony of the country. Key Links gob.mx/conanp Prensa Mapas YouTube Descarga el mapa actualizado de Áreas Naturales Protegidas Decretadas @conanp_mx Videos 2020 Budget Cuts usatupoder.org skyislandalliance.org milenio.com ecoturismogenuino.com Asegura Conanp que su viabilidad no está riesgo por recorte …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Acoustic Lab acousticobservatory.org It’s business as usual for us at #CharlesDarwinReserve & that means times for a sound [email protected] is part of a world-first acoustic observatory made up of 400 sensors across the entire continent – allowing us to take …

Wild Ecuador = Ecuador Silvestre

Photo Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Ecuador – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Headlines Una reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El Comercio Perú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de Biosfera binacional de Sudamérica (Peru and Ecuador establish first binational …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS, Yosemite The United States has a long history of conservation and lack thereof. The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness and wildlife are embedded throughout Planeta.com. New Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks Trust for Public Land National Parks and Monuments Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National …