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, …

#WildOz

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz 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 on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. #ABCWildOz YouTube http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz Headlines …

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 …

Wild México

Poster Planeta.com features biodiversity, parks and wildlife around the world. This page spotlights Mexico. Parks Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve Chacahua Lagoons La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Communication and Conservation in Mexico Cabo Pulmo National Park Parque Nacional Revillagigedo Exploring Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park Cumbres Del Ajusco Government Agencies …

Snow Leopards

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library October 23 is Snow Leopard Day. Hashtag:  #SnowLeopardDay Committed to raising awareness for the plight of an iconic species, the twelve Asian countries that are home to the cat made the initial declaration in 2014. Twitter Moment Snow Leopard Day Red List Why we oppose @IUCN's decision to downlist the #snowleopard …

Wombats

Image: BHL, Wombat October 22 is World Wombat Day, hashtag #WorldWombatDay Headlines https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/nov/18/scientists-unravel-secret-of-cube-shaped-wombat-faeces Recommended Listening Cube-shaped wombat poo – Have we finally figured out how wombats make cube-shaped poo!? YouTube Twitter Moment Wombats have square poop and backwards pouches Embedded Tweets Why do wombats have cube-shaped excrement? https://t.co/0ohQ8RAQUj More on the wombat in BHL https://t.co/XSJPdqbIUC …

Trees

Photo: Birdbrian, River Gum Leaning Tree at Greenough Tree = Woody perennial plant, typically having a single stem or trunk growing to a considerable height and bearing lateral branches at some distance from the ground Embedded Tweets Así las cosas por Oaxaca 😍 pic.twitter.com/IRijWdNneZ — Begoña (@mbdonnay) March 5, 2018 Planeta.com Trees Links Tree Blindness …

Sharks

Buzzwords Sharks (superorder Selachimorpha) are fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body. What’s older than sharks? Almost nothing. Sharks have been swimming in the ocean for more than 400 million years. They predate practically everything that has a spine, including humans and dinosaurs. – 100 Shark Facts Translating: Sharks Spanish: Tiburones …