Biodiversity Offsetting

Buzzwords Biodiversity offsetting = system used predominantly by planning authorities and developers to fully compensate for biodiversity impacts associated with economic development, through the planning process Embedded Tweets I'm thrilled that our first @SNAPPartnership working group paper (led by Jeremy Simmonds) is out. It introduces an alternative to biodiversity offsetting: target-based ecological compensation. Here's a …

Science for Nature and People Partnership

Logo Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP) was launched in 2013, as a partnership of The Nature Conservancy, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) at University of California, Santa Barbara. SNAPP is a first-of-its-kind collaboration that delivers evidence-based, scalable solutions to global challenges at the intersection …

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 AsĂ­ las cosas por Oaxaca 😍 pic.twitter.com/IRijWdNneZ — Begoña (@BdonnayM) March 5, 2018 Planeta.com Trees Links Tree Blindness …

Conabio

Photo: Martin Kalfatovic, Rooftop Garden Mexico – Conabio’s mission is to promote, coordinate, support and carry out activities aimed at the knowledge of biological diversity, as well as its conservation and sustainable use for the benefit of society. Key Links conabio.gob.mx BĂșsqueda = Search @conabio Facebook Embedded Tweets Conoce nuestro canal de YouTube en donde podrĂĄs …

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 The National Flying-Fox Monitoring Program takes place four times a year & the upcoming February 2020 count will be an …

Zero Draft

Poster Zero Draft = Embedded Tweets JUST RELEASED‌ 'Zero Draft' of the #post2020 global biodiversity framework Get your first look at the text that will form the basis for negotiations on a #biodiversity2020 agreement to safeguard all life on Earth. See item 4 here: https://t.co/cCYg0y2NFK pic.twitter.com/ZCo8laF3PV — UN Biodiversity (@UNBiodiversity) January 12, 2020 ‘Zero Draft’ …

Wildlife

Graphic:  Wildlife Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants and animals. Species Spotlight Alligators Birds Ducks Penguins Elephants Elk Giraffes Rhinos Whales Planeta.com Wild Australia #wildoz Wild New Zealand Wild USA Wild Ocean Biodiversity Nature Wildlife Tourism Wildlife Friendlier Fences

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) – biodiversitylibrary.org – improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . BHL is a consortium of natural history and botanical …

Wild Mexico (MĂ©xico Silvestre)

Poster Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Mexico. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Parks Cumbres Del Ajusco Calakmul Chacahua Lagoons La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve TehuacĂĄn-CuicatlĂĄn Biosphere Reserve Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Communication and Conservation in …

Flowers

Photo: Death Valley 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 have …