Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden Mexico – The mission of Conabio is to promote, coordinate, support, and carry out activities aimed at the knowledge of biological diversity, as well as its conservation and sustainable use for the benefit of society. Key Linksconabio.gob.mxBúsqueda = SearchCarteles (Posters)Facebook – [email protected] Questions Tweet. Is there a way you could make …

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. More info about european ecotourism on this 10th anniversary of the first European Ecotourism Conference. Older Features Features Places Planeta.com

Wild Africa

Photo: lukas.b0, Giraffe Planeta.com launches this guide to Wild Africa – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Africa? HeadlinesWhy Black Lives Don’t Matter in Kenya’s Colonial ‘Conservancies’ – …

Camera Trap

Buzzwords Camera trap = remotely activated camera that is equipped with a motion sensor or an infrared sensor, or uses a light beam as a trigger Camera trapping is a method for capturing wild animals on film when researchers are not present. HeadlinesGoogle-backed project is collecting millions of wildlife camera-trap images – CNNWorth More Than …

Rhinos

Photo: Ray Morris, Black Rhino Dawn A rhinoceros is one of any five extant species of odd-toed ungulates in the family Rhinocerotidae, as well as any of the numerous extinct species. Two of the extant species are native to Africa and three to Southern Asia. September 22 is World Rhino DayHashtag: #WorldRhinoDay Headlinesdark-world-of-the-rhino-horn-trade – @BryanChristyhttp://globalinitiative.net/rhino-tipping-pointrhinoceros-poaching-South-Africa.htmlSumatran-Rhino-likely-to-go-extinct-unless-action-is-taken-urgently-warns-IUCNsumatran-rhino-dangerously-close-to-extinction-conservation-charity-warns Elsewherehttp://www.rhinos.org …

Turtles

Photo: Snorkeling Dives Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield. World Turtle DayThe purpose of World Turtle Day, May 23, sponsored yearly since 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue, is to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS/Emily Hassell, Joshua Tree 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. National Parks and Monuments Institutions State Parks Celebrations/Events Features Recommended ListeningIcons of the spectacular: American National Parks and the rise of parkitecture – Architecture …

Wild Perú = Perú Silvestre

Peru flag Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Peru – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Key [email protected] [email protected] Evaluaciones del desempeño ambiental PERÚ Aspectos destacados y recomendacionesPERU Environmental Performance Highlights and Recommendationshttp://repositorio.cepal.org/bitstream/handle/11362/40171/S1600313_es.pdf GUÍA DE OTORGAMIENTO DE DERECHOS PARA TURISMO EN …