International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world‚Äôs oldest and largest global environmental network – a democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations. Based in Gland, Switzerland, IUCN was founded in 1848 as the world’s first global environmental organization and now has more than 1200 member organizations, including …

Natural World 09.2017

Photo: Goddard Space Flight Center,¬†Sea Ice Tweets from the natural world, September 2017 Twitter Shoutouts: @aaas @BushHeritageAus @CarlaWildlife @Conabio ¬†@dscovr_epic @lis_mclellan ¬†@SteveFisher62 ¬†@teamswiftparrot @theATBC   Twitter Moment Natural World 09.2017 ūüĆé   Planeta.com http://planeta.com/naturalworld Making the most of Twitter Arctic

Natural World

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Get Outdoors, Nevada #getoutdoorsnv

Saturday, October 7 is Get Outdoors Nevada Day and celebrations will be held at Henderson’s¬†Cornerstone Park¬†between 9am-2pm. Hashtag:#getoutdoorsNV About the event The Outside Las Vegas Foundation, in partnership with the City of Henderson, presents the 4th annual Get Outdoors Nevada Day. A free, fun, family-friendly event highlighting all Southern Nevada has to offer in recreational …

Threatened Species Day

September 7¬†is¬†Threatened Species Day¬†in Australia. Threatened Species Day is a national day held each year on September 7 to commemorate the anniversary of the death of the last remaining Tasmanian tiger (also known as the thylacine) at Hobart Zoo in 1936. Hashtag:¬†#ThreatenedSpeciesDay It is a time to reflect on what has happened in the past …

Chile Hosts International Marine Protected Areas Congress #IMPAC4

Chile will host the 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress, IMPAC4, which will be held in La Serena ‚Äď Coquimbo September 4-8, 2017. Hashtag:¬†#IMPAC4 The organizers are launching the official IMPAC4 Chile website that will provide the Marine Protected Areas (MPA) community, the basic information about the congress. The transdisciplinary nature of topics related to …

Easter Island’s New Protected Marine Area

Photo: MMAChile News from Chile’s environmental ministry: In a historic vote, Rapa Nui approved the creation of 700,000 km2 protected marine area in Easter Island. The announcement was made during the innaugural day of the¬†International Marine Protected Areas Congress #IMPAC4. Due to their isolation and little connection with other islands, Easter Island’s coral ecosystems have …