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 …

Improving biodiversity media

Screenshot It’s a challenge for all websites to move with the times, figure out new modes of collaboration and education. Having focused on biodiversity conservation and tourism dos and don’ts since 1995, Planeta.com has documented numerous events, participated in on-site workshops. Kudos to the Biodiversity Media Alliance – http://biodiversitymedia.ning.com – for surveying members and figuring …

Investing in Biodiversity: #COP14 Declaration

Photo Official statement from the UN Biodiversity COP 14 Questions Is there a plain text version of the declaration? How was the declaration developed? Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration Investing in Biodiversity for People and Planet https://www.cbd.int/doc/c/b88b/15fd/ce60b9f3cccb30be25a7c42a/sharmelsheikh-declaration-egypt-en.pdf (PDF) We, the ministers and other heads of delegation, having met with the occasion of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference, …

Bats

Photo: Duncan PJ, Grey headed flying fox Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets Advantages of being a #bathttps://t.co/SHMzL0HsvWFor a new column with @round_glass , an environment magazine by Grammy winner Ricky Kej pic.twitter.com/LY0bYQg4Ik …