Islands

Island = A piece of land surrounded by water. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/islands http://planeta.wikispaces.com/sids Planeta.com Conference on Sustainable Tourism in Small Island Developing States Puerto Rico

Environmental Journalism

Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on nature Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? Embedded Tweets Environmental hazards and safeguards. Kudos for today's coverage @LasVegasSun of @EPA budget https://t.co/PDgXkAeF4E #health #nature #epa pic.twitter.com/KFEMkFrvfm …

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Buzzwords Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Buzzwords 2017 The proposed reduction in budget and staff at the EPA is one of the major changes proposed by the Trump Administration. Key Links http://www.epa.gov @EPA   Planeta.com Planeta.com proposes an in-depth look at the EPA with your help. Our resource guide (this page) to the EPA will be …

Crown Shyness

Buzzwords: Crown Shyness Crown shyness = phenomenon whereby individual tree crowns avoid overlap or touch, forming striking canopy patterns. Embedded Tweets Word(s) of the day: “crown shyness” – phenomenon whereby individual tree crowns avoid overlap or touch, forming striking canopy patterns. pic.twitter.com/BA38kXBdA0 — Robert Macfarlane (@RobGMacfarlane) August 9, 2017 Photos Planeta.com Forests Trees

America’s Monuments: Worth the Fight

A new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council highlights the tremendous economic and environmental benefits of some two dozen American parklands and waters. “These breathtaking places belong to you and me,” said Rhea Suh, NRDC president. “Millions of Americans have urged the government to protect them. They are not mere pieces of real estate …

Yucca Mountain

The Trump administration has plans to begin using Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository once more, but the Nevada governor said in a statement that it’s something he’s “not willing to consider.” Hashtag: #YuccaMountain Wiki Yucca Mountain

Natural World 08.2017

Photo: James Wheeler, Dinosaur Provincial Park Alberta is a western province of Canada and is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia to the west and Saskatchewan to the east, the August 24 Día de Parques Nacionales de Costa Rica (National Parks Day) (Costa Rica) Twitter Moment Natural world 08.2017 🌎 Snapshots from around the globe of …

Champions of the Earth, aka #earthchamps

July 31 is the nomination deadline for 2017 Champions of the Earth award. Hashtag: #EarthChamps The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established Champions of the Earth in 2004 as an annual awards program to recognize outstanding environmental leaders at a policy level. Six awards are given out each year to a Laureate representing different geographical regions …