Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Neowise Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. For the first time since it was created in the 1930s, a federal water shortage has been declared for Lake Mead, including mandatory water cutbacks in 2022 that …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park EventsJuly 16 Parks Day (third Saturday in July)http://www.parks-parcs.ca/english/cpc/parksday.phphttp://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/voyage-travel/special/journee-parcs-parks-day.aspx Headlineshttps://www.desmog.ca/2017/08/25/canada-has-three-years-increase-protected-areas-60-and-um-it-s-not-going-be-easyhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canada-has-the-most-lakes-of-any-country-but-we-know-very-little-1.3898162http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/unesco-world-heritage-sites-threats-oil-gas-1.3759713Jasper mayor says park infrastructure exposes people to nature, helps them appreciate conservation – CBChttp://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/watchdog-group-critical-of-parks-canada-management/article30848232http://cpaws.org/uploads/CPAWS-Parks-Report-2016.pdf (PDF)Private tour operator accused of snapping up B.C. provincial campsitesStorytime app livens up summer road trips through Alberta and …

Wild Chile

Chile Flag What would locals like others know about biodiversity, parks, and wildlife in Chile? Spotlighting online info and relevant resources in English and Spanish: Background Chile made great strides in land and sea protections in 2017, expanding the country’s national park system by more than 3.3 million acres. Headlines https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/19/chile-route-of-parks-beauty-patagonia Parksconaf.cl/noticias/[email protected]_minagriYouTube Ruta de los …

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. HeadlinesEnvironmental defenders in Colombia are being killed in alarming numbers – Vox INaturalistcolombia.inaturalist.orgprojects New!pionerosenconservacion.net – @P_Conservacion Ciclo [email protected]_siete [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] FacebookParques Nacionales Naturales de ColombiaYaguareté Science and NatureInstituto. Humboldt Videos Animalario de …

Wild France = France Sauvage

Photo: Bruno Jargot, Village of Arvieux Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in France. This page curates relevant resources related to the parks, reserves, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Wikipedia: The national parks of France is a system of ten national parks throughout metropolitan France and its overseas departments, coordinated by …

Wild Mexico (México Silvestre)

Photo: Semarnat, Contacto con la naturaleza Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Mexico. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Features Parks Government Agencies Wildlife Celebrations Planeta.com

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. Local experts are featured on this page as we take a deep dive into the state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas, …

Wild Mexico Links

Photo: Hotel Medio Mundo, Jaguar What would insiders like others to know about Wild Mexico? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesMexico abandons fishing-free zone for endangered porpoise – Mark Stevenson/@AP¿Cuáles son las 13 Maravillas Naturales de México? @MXC_InsiderEnvironmental Groups Urge Mexican Senate To Ban Mining In Protected Areas – FronterasQueremos leyes que …

Wildfires

Photo: NASA Goddard Wildfire = a large, destructive fire that spreads quickly over woodland or brush Also see: bushfires Elsewhere on the Webalertwildfire.org – @AlertWildfire – @nvfirecamsnifc.gov – Flickr – @NIFC_Fire Embedded Tweets Headlines (2018)https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/08/12/california-fire-map-updates-and-expected-dates-of-full-containment/amp/https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/wildfires-in-the-u-s-are-getting-bigger Pacific USA, 2017 Features Planeta.com

Wild Russia = Дикая Россия

Photo: NASA Goddard, Lena River Delta Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Russia. This page collects relevant links and resources related to parks, reserves, world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions welcome. HeadlinesRussian Arctic national park expects no tourists in coming season – TASS Natural WorldThere are currently 48 national parks in Russia, a list …