Sixth Session of the IPBES Plenary #ipbes6

Poster This week the sixth session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) takes place in Medellin, Colombia March 17-24. Hashtag: #IPBES6 The opening ceremony takes place May 17 – the annual IPBES Stakeholder Day – open to all members, observers and stakeholders. There will be livestreaming video: https://www.ipbes.net/webcast-ipbes6-stakeholders IPBES is the …

Wild Colombia

Planeta.com is launching this brand new guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Apps: Inaturalist https://www.inaturalist.org Parks http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co – @ParquesColombia http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co/portal/ecoturismo http://insituradio.parquesnacionales.gov.co http://mapas.parquesnacionales.gov.co:9090/visor_parques http://www.colombia.travel/en/international-tourist/sightseeing-what-to-do/nature/natural-parks http://www.icanh.gov.co/index.php?idcategoria=6214 Videos After half a century of brutal conflict, a newly signed agreement promises peace between …

Colombia

Photo: Sebastian Moreno, Oophaga lehmanni Located in northwestern South America, Colombia is bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador; to the north by the Caribbean Sea; to the north west by Panama and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. Wiki Colombia Planeta.com South America Bogotá Cartagena Medellín Wild …

Medellín

Photo: Luis Pérez: Tarde Medellín is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia. Embedded Tweets Medellín será el escenario mundial de la biodiversidad https://t.co/D5L6diMoIc @ipsnoticias @telesurenglish @ronmader — comunidades locales (@clalyc) February 14, 2018 Key Links https://www.medellin.gov.co Planeta.com Colombia

International Congress for Conservation Biology 2017 #iccb2017

Photo: Sebastian Moreno, Oophaga lehmanni Taking place July 24-27 in Cartagena, Colombia – the 28th International Congress for Conservation Biology hosted by International Congress for Conservation Biology and Society for Conservation Biology. Hashtag: #iccb2017 The event focuses on Insights for Sustaining Life on Earth, responding to the need for conservation science to help create a better tomorrow for both …

Colombia Celebrates Biodiversity Day #SoyNaturalista

Poster: Parques Nacionales de Colombia, #SoyNaturalista #SoyNaturalista = Literally, I am a naturalist. Hashtag used by Spanish-speaking tweeters. Here we take a deep dive and applaud the work in Colombia which uses the #SoyNaturalista hashtag as a translation of a bioblitz. Key Links http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co/portal/es/soynaturalista https://twitter.com/ParquesColombia Celebrating the Diversity Days While Planeta.com is not able to join …

News from the IUCN WCPA Committee Meeting

Photo: IUCN  Cartagenta, Colombia – This week the IUCN WCPA Steering Committee is hosted by Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia, starting with a speech by the Colombian Minister for Environment, Luis Gilberto Murillo . (With World Commission on Protected Areas – Marine, Protected Planet, Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group, #NatureforAll, #IUCNGreenList, #UICNListaVerde, World Conservation …

Bogotá

Photo: Pedro Szekely, View of Bogota from La Candelaria Colombia’s capital, and largest city, Bogotá is in many ways a microcosm of South America. In its historic center in the district of La Candelaria you can see the restored mansions of the Spanish colonisers, while the northern areas of the city are made up of …