State of Nature 2019

Report Cover One in seven British species is threatened with extinction, according to a new report by the country’s main wildlife and conservation charities, The National Biodiversity Network. Key Links State of Nature 2019 State of Nature 2019: UK’s wildlife loss continues unabated Key Findings 15 percent of species under threat of extinction and 2 …

Munich (München)

Photo: Olympiapark Munich (München) is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria. With a population of around 1.5 million, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.muenchenwiki.de https://www.munich-airport.com https://www.muenchen.de https://www.mvv-muenchen.de/en/index.html Embedded Tweets In April 2020, @eurowings will extend its route network ex #MUC by nonstop connections …

Scotland Links

Scotland Flag Links related to Scotland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines How social media can help sustainable nature tourism – @frances_mancini http://www.europarc.org/news/2017/01/scotland-new-national-parks lesson-learned-twice-story-scotland’s-marine-protected-areas Reintroduced beavers to stay after being granted native species status uk-scotland-scotland-politics Scotland’s ‘first’ snorkel trail created in Highlands Scotland-s-wind-power-generation-up-by-a-third- North-west-highlands-snorkel-trail – @ScottishSeas Unlocking the secrets of Cairngorms snow – BBC – …

Iceland Links

Iceland Flag Links related to Iceland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines The Wrong Way to Visit Iceland – Bloomberg Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach is a must-see in Iceland Dýr­asta bíla­stæði í heimi? Visitors at Seljalandsfoss waterfall complain over parking fee: “World’s most expensive parking” The country that tourism has taken by surprise – BBC …

Wild Europe

Photo: London Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild Europe – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Also check out our spotlight on european ecotourism Features State of Nature 2019 Wild France (France Sauvage) England’s Lake District Twitter @zkun1971 @EUWilderness @Ruukel @EUROPARC …

Stockholm, Sweden

Photo: Royston Rascals, Metro Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries. Google Maps Headlines stockholms-new-abba-museum-opens-with-big-tourism-hopes Twitter @slowstockholm @visitstockholm @sthlmresilience @naturhistoriska @TEDxStockholm References Current time Weather Museums http://www.nrm.se – @naturhistoriska Elsewhere on the Web Stockholm Stockholm slowtravelstockholm.com – @slowstockholm Wikipedia Stockholm Features Stockholm Resilience Centre Planeta.com Sweden …

Greece Links

Greece Flag Links related to Greece presented in somewhat random fashion: 2019 Election Conservatives seize power from Tsipras in Greek election – Politico Election Results in Real Time Greece’s New Democracy celebrates election win – BBC Features Athens, Greece Crete Headlines Embracing Ancient Greek Traditions in Poros and the Peloponnese – Transitions Abroad travel/in-greece-the-mainland-is-worth-a-second-look Interview: …

Ukraine

Photo: Irene Mei Ukraine is bordered by Russia to the east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south. The capital is Kiev. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about the Ukraine? Cities …

Lapland

Photo: Sunset at Inarinjärvi Home of the Sámi, Lapland is the northernmost regions of Finland and Sweden. Key Links allaboutlapland.fi https://www.facebook.com/allaboutlapland @allaboutlapland @OurLapland Headlines Northern lights dance brightly in the night sky – ABC The women fighting for Lapland – BBC Videos Wikipedia Lapland Lapland (Sweden) Lapland (Finland) Lake Inari Planeta.com Finland Sweden Swedish Lapland …

Sweden Links

Sweden Flag Links related to Sweden presented in somewhat random fashion: Questions Vad skulle lokalbefolkningen vilja att besökare visste om Sverige? = What would locals like visitors to know about Sweden? Headlines https://www.thelocal.se/20181010/failures-and-cannibals-seven-museums-off-the-beaten-track https://www.fastcompany.com/3063204/these-swedish-bike-apartments-are-designed-for-life-without-cars Marknadsdags: “Här i Jukkasjärvi siktar vi högt” (Market Day: “Here in Jukkasjarvi We aim high”) Sweden mulls future of Arctic sleeper …