Wildlife Links

Photo: USFWS, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters Malheur Refuge Links about wildlife presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesGlobal warming is threatening animal cognition – Advanced Science NewsGadgets-track-wildlife-and-enlighten-humansAn ethical history of zoos2015 Wildlife Resolutions – @MeganShersbyAfrica: Can Indigenous and Wildlife Conservationists Work Together?Leaving Only Footsteps? Think again. – Outboundingwhy-we-need-to-rethink-wildlife-tourismSkip the Circus, Marine Park, and Zoo: …

Wild Ecuador = Ecuador Silvestre

Photo: David Ceballos, Desfiladero de Papallacta Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Ecuador – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. HeadlinesUna reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El ComercioPerú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de Biosfera binacional de Sudamérica (Peru and Ecuador …

Rewilding

Buzzwords Rewilding = Large-scale conservation aimed at restoring and protecting core wilderness areas, providing connectivity between such areas, and protecting or reintroducing apex predators and keystone species ElsewhereRewilding Europe – Facebook – @RewildingEuropeRewilding Institute – FacebookRewilding Australia – @RewildingOZRewilding Portugal – @RewildingPortug HeadlinesRewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement – Guardian – …

Wild Belize

Photo: NASA Marshall, Coastal Belize Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Belize. This page collects relevant links and resources related to parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. FeaturesBelize Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas – EcoclubImproving financial sustainability through conservation based tourism in protected …

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 …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of 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 …

Giraffes

Photo: lukas.b0 Wikipedia: the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all extant land-living animal species, and the largest ruminant. in the past 15 years, the population has plummeted some 40 percent, to less than 80,000 from 140,000 in the mid 1990s. Its scattered range extends from Chad in the …

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 …

Wild India

India flag Planeta.com’s spotlight on the biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas in India HeadlinesExperts flag concern over easing of guidelines – Hindustan TimesThe environment law that mobilised two million IndiansThe wildlife map of India – Green Humour – @thetoonguyInto the wild, a map every Indian must see Tigershttp://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/74-tiger-deaths-since-January-drive-home-poaching-other-threats/articleshow/52965875.cmsMoEF preparing guidelines to protect tiger corridors …