Gorillas

Gorillas are ground-dwelling, predominantly herbivorous apes that inhabit the forests of central Sub-Saharan Africa. The genus Gorilla is divided into two species: the eastern gorillas and the western gorillas (both critically endangered), and either four or five subspecies. They are the largest living primates. The DNA of gorillas is highly similar to that of humans, …

Egypt to host Biodiversity #COP14

Poster Announcement: Egypt will be the host country for the 14th Biodiversity COP, hashtag #COP14, November 11-29 2018. Key Links http://www.cbd.int https://www.facebook.com/UNBiodiversity https://twitter.com/CristianaPascaP https://twitter.com/UNBiodiversity Conference Links https://www.cbd.int/meetings/COP-14 Agenda (PDF) Annotated Agenda (PDF) Report – Adhoc Report – Subsidiary Questions for #COP14 How will #COP14 be different from #COP13?Will the conference have livestreaming and recorded video? …

Celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity

Poster May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica). Hashtag: #idb2018 Biodiversity on Planeta.com Planeta.com features collaboratively edited features about biodiversity, parks and wildlife around the world. Some ask how to integrate biodiversity into tourism. Others ask how to protect biodiversity from tourism! We explore the connections on our living planet. …

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is a Convention under the UN system, one of the three Río Conventions, which aims its work to preserve biodiversity and ensure its sustainable use. The CBD is governed by the Conference of the Parties (member countries), who have the power to make decisions under this UN body. The Convention on Biological Diversity …

May 22 is #BioDiversityDay

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Tree Planting May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity. Hashtags: #IDB2018, #BioDiversityDay Facebook: UNBiodiversity Planeta.com Biodiversity on the Social Web – Live Web Tours This Week #idb2017 #biodiversityday Biodiversity Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 

World Migratory Bird Day

May 12 is this year’s World Migratory Bird Day. The celebration sets in motion a number of participant-created events around the world that take place over the next few days. From talks to walks, there are a lot of events. Hashtags: #WMBD2017 #WorldMigratoryBirdDay Key Links worldmigratorybirdday.org https://twitter.com/WMBD http://www.worldmigratorybirdday.org/events-map History World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) started in 2006 and …

Wild México

Wiki Wild Mexico Planeta.com México Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Communication and Conservation in Mexico Cabo Pulmo National Park Parque Nacional Revillagigedo January 25 is Biologists’ Day in México (Día del Biólogo) Exploring Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park CONANP Cumbres Del Ajusco Embedded Tweets Dr. Atl. Gerardo Murillo, Dr. Atl, estuvo siempre maravillado por los paisajes …

#WildOz

Poster Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Among our favorite resources: Key Links Parks Australia http://www.environment.gov.au/topics/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 to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. #ABCWildOz http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz Headlines …

The communications challenge of setting a new post-2020 biodiversity agenda

The biodiversity crisis requires new thinking about communication. Hashtag: #OurNatureOurFuture Livestreaming today In 2015 the world watched as 196 countries signed up to the Paris Climate Agreement. One of the reasons for the success of this Agreement was the existence of a major, coordinated and impactful communications movement that resonated across sectors and with public …

Butterflies

Photos Some of our favorite insects are butterflies Sex, Lies and Butterflies About The Sex, Lies and Butterflies crew discuss how the documentary’s stunning footage was captured and put together: https://t.co/44upbxCUe6 #NaturePBS — Nature on PBS (@PBSNature) April 5, 2018   Planeta.com Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Wildlife Flowers