Biodiversity Links

Photo Links related to biodiversity presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Biodiversity Crisis Explained – Vox If conservationists want business to be part of the solution, we also have to change – @mij_matt @unepwcmc Destrucción neta de biodiversidad – La Jornada New biodiversity chief to UN Secretary-General wants biodiversity mainstreamed http://www.nature.org/newsfeatures/pressreleases/only-a-handful-of-countries-on-track-to-meet-their-biodiversity-goals.xml http://biographic.com/posts/sto/the-shortfalls-of-biodiversity – @bioGraphic @pkareiva …

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 …

Flowers

Photo: Death Valley Flower = Seed-bearing part of a plant, consisting of reproductive organs (stamens and carpels) that are typically surrounded by a brightly colored corolla (petals) and a green calyx (sepals). Quotes Earth laughs in flowers. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Some people grumble because roses have thorns; I am thankful that the thorns have …

Protected Planet

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Protected Planet – protectedplanet.net – is the most up to date and complete source of information on protected areas, updated monthly with submissions from governments, non-governmental organizations, landowners and communities. It is managed by the United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) with support from IUCN and its World …

#WildOz

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Key Links Parks Australia National parks Facebook Flickr @Parks_Australia Recommended Listening If you’re not already listening to Off Track, make it part of your podcast playlist. Kudos to @jones_ann and @RadioNational. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. #ABCWildOz YouTube http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz …

Invest in Nature (2019)

Poster The World Bank brings together industry, government, and environmental leaders to invest in nature. Even better, it livestreams the conversation, Invest in Nature, October 17, 2-3:15pm Eastern. Kudos to the organizers for livestreaming this talk and answering viewers’ questions. Hashtag: #InvestInNature Key Links uncovering-hidden-value-biodiversity upcoming events @WorldBank @WorldBankLive @wbg_environment @IPBES Questions How have World …

Biodiversity

Photo: Sloan Canyon 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 …

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Logo Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)  is the intergovernmental body which assesses the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem services it provides to society, in response to requests from decision makers. Key Links ipbes.net @IPBES Periscope Facebook YouTube Instagram Reports Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Questions How …

Wild New Zealand

Hashtags Wildlife, biodiversity, and parks in New Zealand (Aotearoa) Features Department of Conservation New Zealand Kākāpō Great Walks in New Zealand Favorite Streams: New Zealand’s Royal Cam Conservation Week in New Zealand 2017 Headlines New Zealand’s biodiversity is in crisis and so are we https://gizmodo.com/undead-tree-stump-is-being-kept-alive-by-neighboring-tr-1836693364/amp New Zealand’s New Way: Lou Sanson In a national park, …

11th Biodiversity COP (2012)

Poster October 8-19, 2012 Hyderabad, India hosted the Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Here are key links and social web tips for those interested in the CBD’s tentpole event: » CBD Website » Documents » Webcast » Side Events » CoP India Website Outcomes The event …