Sixth Session of the IPBES Plenary #ipbes6

Poster This week the sixth session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) takes place in Medellin, Colombia March 17-24. Hashtag: #IPBES6 The opening ceremony takes place May 17 – the annual IPBES Stakeholder Day – open to all members, observers and stakeholders. There will be livestreaming video: https://www.ipbes.net/webcast-ipbes6-stakeholders IPBES is the …

3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance

Poster The 3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance takes place in Chennai, India, March 6-8, 2018. Hashtags: #biofin3gc #finance4nature Questions Is there a conference program or agenda? (Yes) Is there a directory of participants? Are any of the presentations online? What would locals like visitors to know about Chennai? Biodiversity finance is fundamental to sustainable …

Trees

Photo 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. Wiki trees notable trees around the world arbor day Embedded Tweets Así las cosas por Oaxaca 😍 pic.twitter.com/IRijWdNneZ — Begoña (@mbdonnay) March 5, 2018 Planeta.com Tree Blindness …

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

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 http://www.ipbes.net https://twitter.com/IPBES https://www.pscp.tv/IPBES https://www.facebook.com/IPBES https://www.youtube.com/user/ipbeschannel https://www.instagram.com/ipbes_ Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/974770852314071040 #ipbes6 Questions How can remote allies, friends, journalists and …

Tree Blindness

Buzzwords Tree Blindness = Ignorance of trees Translating: Tree Blindness Ceguera de los árboles = Ignorancia de los árboles Embedded Tweets Can anyone identify the tree and the bird song? #slowadventures #treeblindness pic.twitter.com/gJy4HyBCbe — Ron Mader (@ronmader) October 3, 2017 Aerated. Today at the dog park. Can you name the trees? #treeblindness #slowadventures #dogs pic.twitter.com/qnbYKxuwG8 …

Ecosystem

Buzzwords Ecosystem = community of living organisms in conjunction with the nonliving components of their environment (things like air, water and mineral soil), interacting as a system. These biotic and abiotic components are regarded as linked together through nutrient cycles and energy flows. – Wikipedia Wikipedia Ecosystem Nature http://iucnworldconservationcongress.org/news/20160627/article/beginnings-ecosystem-approach Tourism Ecosystems http://blogs.worldbank.org/psd/tourism-ecosystems-way-think-about-challenges-and-solutions-tourism-development http://outbounding.org/articles/view/tourism-ecosystems-a-way-to-think-about-challenges-and-solutions-to-tourism-development-private-sector-development Planeta.com Biodiversity …

Giraffes

Photo: lukas.b0 The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all extant land-living animal species, and the largest ruminant. in the past 15 years, the population has plummeted some 40 percent, to less than 80,000 from 140,000 in the mid 1990s. Embedded Tweets Meet the 4 #giraffe species!Giraffe cartoons for …

#WildNZ

Poster Wildlife, biodiversity and parks in New Zealand Visitor numbers from some of our most popular conservation sites shows tourists and kiwis alike love being out in nature with another record summer season overall: https://t.co/oOnPabO1pz 📷: Michael Fung (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) pic.twitter.com/W7YSzXHbLw — Dept of Conservation (@docgovtnz) May 24, 2018 Wiki wildnz Planeta.com New Zealand …

Flowers

Photo: Death Valley Flowers 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 …

Coral

Poster: @BioDivLibrary, Coral 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? What are examples of practical responsible travel? Suggestions are welcome. Translating Coral German: Koralle Hawaiian: Puna Artwork / Cue Yourself Embedded Tweets DYK? The …