Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Acoustic Lab acousticobservatory.org It’s business as usual for us at #CharlesDarwinReserve & that means times for a sound check.@BushHeritageAus is part of a world-first acoustic observatory made up of 400 sensors across the entire continent – allowing us to take …

30 Days Wild

Logo Know your hashtags: #30DaysWild The UK’s month-long nature challenge held in June. Join in and do something wild every day for a month and post the photos on Twitter with the hashtag. Anyone can sign up to take part with Random Acts of Wildness. Those with addresses in the UK can request information packets. Information is …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

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: #IDB2020, #BioDiversityDay Facebook: UNBiodiversity 2020 Planeta.com celebrates Diversity Days and seeks to explore the connections between the social and natural worlds. We are adding to our …

Biodiversity Bingo

Bingo Card Learn the lingo with Biodiversity Bingo Featuring 2020 Word of the Week, hashtag: #BiodiversityWoW Biodiversity You think you know what #biodiversity is, but do you really? 2020 is the biodiversity super year & the perfect time to brush up your bio-vocabulary! Introducing #BiodiversityWoW – our weekly #WordOftheWeek series.#Biodiversity2020 Learn more:https://t.co/KPvgRRD7mo pic.twitter.com/dAkZUm9p1S — UN …

Biodiversity 2020

Hashtags Biodiversity 2020 Hashtag: #biodiversity2020 Questions Are there ways to participate in this conversation? = ¿Hay formas de participar en esta conversación? = Existe-t-il des moyens de participer à cette conversation? Embedded Tweets #BiodiversityDay Celebrations begin next week!! 🙌🌏 On May 18, join us for this webinar to discuss the links between traditional knowledge, #biodiversity …

Biodiversity Links

Photo: Death Valley National Park 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 …

World Migratory Bird Day

Photo: Tom Koerner/USFWS, Northern harrier at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge World Migratory Bird Day 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. The ‘day’ officially takes place on the second Saturday in May in …

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 …

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 

Logo 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 …

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 …