Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating. Suggestions are welcome. Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These protected areas …

Insects

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Insect = a small arthropod animal that has six legs and generally one or two pairs of wings Essay While most nature travelers do not go out of their way to inspect the insects, it would be a far less interesting world without ants, bees, butterflies and the host …

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Logo Elsewhere on the Web The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) – biodiversitylibrary.org – improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . BHL is a consortium of natural history and botanical …

Coral

Poster: @BioDivLibrary, Coral Coral = a hard stony substance secreted by certain marine coelenterates as an external skeleton, typically forming large reefs in warm seas Spotlight Topic Planeta.com celebrates coral reefs around the world and the people who do their best to protect them. We are curious: what are the financial values for reef tourism? …

Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Buzzwords Aichi Biodiversity Targets = Five strategic goals and 20 ambitious targets toward the conservation of biodiversity. Their purpose is to inspire broad-based action in support of biodiversity over this decade (2011-2020) by all countries and stakeholders promoting the coherent and effective implementation of the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity: conservation of …

Biodiversity Links

Photo Links related to biodiversity presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter https://twitter.com/ronmader/lists/biodiversity https://twitter.com/unepwcmc/lists/the-unep-wcmc-team @CBDNews @UNDPbiofin @BioDivLibrary @RichardMcLellan @profterryhughes @IUCNscience @Conabio @BiodiversityNew @BioversityInt @BiodivKnowledge @CBDLifeWeb @eol @GBIF @SPIRAL_project @UNBiodiversity @Biodiversity_be @biodivcivsoc @clalyc @JRSBiodiversity @GYBN_CBD @CenterForBioDiv @ipbes @CristianaPascaP https://twitter.com/thetoonguy Biodiversity Media Alliance http://biodiversitymedia.ning.com Headlines Destrucción neta de biodiversidad – La Jornada New biodiversity chief to UN Secretary-General …

Biodiversity

Poster: Biodiversity Day Biodiversity is the variety of all living organisms on earth. While the concept is as old as life itself, the term ‘biodiversity’ was coined in 1986. My oldest nephew is younger than biodiversity. Some ask how to integrate biodiversity into tourism. Others ask how to protect biodiversity from tourism! Planeta.com explores the …

Center for Biological Diversity

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Center for Biological Diversity – biologicaldiversity.org Key Links biologicaldiversity.org Facebook @CenterForBioDiv Ignite Change The Center for Biological Diversity’s Ignite Change is a grassroots, coast-to-coast network of people ready to raise their voices everywhere it matters most: on the streets, in the halls of government, and in front of politicians, polluters …

#WildNZ

Hashtags Wildlife, biodiversity and parks in New Zealand Features Kākāpō Great Walks in New Zealand Favorite Streams: New Zealand’s Royal Cam Conservation Week in New Zealand 2017 Headlines New Zealand’s New Way: Lou Sanson In a national park, an avalanche of opposition – Newsroom Embedded Tweets Visitor numbers from some of our most popular conservation …

Biodiversity #EgyptCOP14

Photo: Eric Burgers, Yolanda Reef Egypt hosted the 14th Biodiversity COP November 11-29, 2018. Hashtags: #COP14  #EgyptCOP14 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making requests of the organizers and participants and curating this Twitter moment. Suggestions and feedback are welcome as we reflect on the outcomes. Key Links http://www.cbd.int https://www.facebook.com/UNBiodiversity https://www.facebook.com/pg/UNBiodiversity/events/ https://www.facebook.com/events/2223389177938638 https://twitter.com/CristianaPascaP …