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

Logo Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) – ipbes.net – 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 ipbes.net Periscope Facebook YouTube Instagram @IPBES Podcast 🔊 @IPBES is pleased to announce the first-ever …

World Travel and Tourism Council

Logo The World Travel and Tourism Council – wttc.org – is a forum for the travel and tourism industry. It is made up of members from the global business community and works with governments to raise awareness about the travel and tourism sector. Key Links wttc.org @WTTC Coronavirus (2020) ☑️ #PressRelease: Coronavirus puts up to …

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 …

Global Ecotourism Network

Elsewhere on the Web Global Ecotourism Network (GEN) – globalecotourismnetwork.org aims to bring together the world’s national and regional ecotourism associations and networks, destinations, Indigenous peoples, global operators, professionals and academicians to grow the industry, provide advocacy and thought leadership, and to encourage innovation and authenticity in ecotourism. GEN acts as a vital resource for …

Presencing

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Presencing – presencing.org – “was founded in 2006 by MIT Sloan School of Management Senior Lecturer Otto Scharmer and colleagues to create an action research platform at the intersection of science, consciousness, and profound social and organizational change.” In 2020 Presencing is hosting a shared journey online: GAIA, an impromptu …

Conservation Speak

Photo: Concrete Africa Series of tweets from Mordecai Ogada, @m_ogada, a carnivore ecologist from Kenya and co-author of The Big Conservation Lie. Embedded Tweets I will be running a series of “translations” to help the lay people decipher the bullshit that they commonly hear from Conservationists. It’s called “Conservationspeak” I will be running a series …

Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme

Logo Spotlight: Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme Key Links unesco.org/mab Facebook @UNESCO_MAB Background The MAB programme is an intergovernmental scientific programme that aims to establish a scientific basis for enhancing the relationship between people and their environments. It combines the natural and social sciences with a view to improving human livelihoods and safeguarding natural …

Linking Tourism and Conservation

Elsewhere on the Web Linking Tourism and Conservation — ltandc.org — supports tourism supporting national parks and other protected areas. Key Links ltandc.org Events Community Forum Membership Examples 2018 Annual Report (PDF) Communication Strategy Facebook @LTandC Embedded Tweets I wish all our LT&C-members (https://t.co/p7eQtVcA00 ) that theycan close 2018 with good feelings and enter the …

Mexico City Links

Escudo Ciudad de México Links related to Mexico City presented in somewhat random order: Headlines Los ambulantes y la Union Tepito – Universal @hdemauleon Gold bar found beneath Mexico City street was part of Moctezuma’s treasure Mexico City’s Best Green Spaces – @fryechild Palacio de los Condes se abre a innovación y cultura – Universal …

Meditation Links

Monarchs Links related to meditation in a somewhat random fashion: July 2020 Meditation: A Pathway for Difficult Times Cristina Babatz cristinababatzmeditacion.com insighttimer.com Headspace headspace.com @Headspace Planeta.com Meditation Meditate World Meditation Day Conscious Mindfulness Slow Reflection