Earthquakes

Buzzwords Earthquake = Sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the rust of the Earth or volcanic action USA Latest Nevada/California http://scedc.caltech.edu/recent – @SCEC https://www.unr.edu/nevada-today/news/2019/earthquakes-in-nevada https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-earthquakesa-earthquake-42-quake-hits-near-ridgecrest-calif-5qtt-20190704-story.html Elsewhere on the Web: Recent earthquakes in California and Nevada https://t.co/airdzprUFN @scec #Earthquake #WildUSA #4thofJuly pic.twitter.com/BmmQ8ILYFS — Ron Mader …

Nature Tracks

Photo One more way to visit the far corners of Australia – listening. For friends quaranstreaming, here is audio goodness from ABC Radio National presenting Nature Tracks, a series of delightfully slow soundscapes available on YouTube. This series is recorded by Ann Jones, host of ABC nature podcast Off Track, and YouTube animal series How …

World Oceans Day

Poster June 8 is World Oceans Day. Hashtags: #WorldOceansDay, #DíaMundialdelosOceanos, #SaveOurOcean Translating: World Oceans Day Spanish: Día Mundial de los Océanos French: Journée mondiale des océans German: Welttag der Ozeane About the Day World Oceans Day is celebrated every June 8. It has been celebrated unofficially since its original proposal in 1992 by Canada’s International …

2020, International Year of Plant Health

Poster 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health. Hashtag: #IYPH2020 Key Links ippc.int iyph Questions How can those keen on plant health participate in International Year celebrations? Planeta.com Planeta.com celebrates the International Year of Plant Health. We will be updating our resource pages focusing on plants, biodiversity, and efforts to protect plant health around …

30 Days Wild

Logo Know your hashtags: #30DaysWild The UK’s month-long nature challenge held in June. Join in and do something wild every day for a month and post the photos on Twitter with the hashtag. Anyone can sign up to take part with Random Acts of Wildness. Those with addresses in the UK can request information packets. Information is …

Hibiscus

Photo: David Weickhoff, Kokiʻo ʻula or Clay’s hibiscus Hibiscus = a plant of the mallow family, grown in warm climates for its large brightly colored flowers or for products such as fiber or timber Photos Wikipedia Roselle plant Planeta Plants Plants Links Flowers Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Wild USA

Photo: NPS, Yosemite The United States has a long history of conservation and lack thereof. The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness and wildlife are embedded throughout Planeta.com. New Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks Trust for Public Land National Parks and Monuments Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National …

Cacti

Photo: UNESCO Cactus = a succulent plant with a thick, fleshy stem that typically bears spines, lacks leaves, and has brilliantly colored flowers. Cacti are native to arid regions of the Americas and are cultivated elsewhere, especially as houseplants. Headlines Cacti Among World’s Most Threatened Species – Natureserve As Rains Ease in the West, Cactuses …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Tree Planting May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity. Hashtags: #IDB2020, #BioDiversityDay Facebook: UNBiodiversity 2020 Planeta.com celebrates Diversity Days and seeks to explore the connections between the social and natural worlds. We are adding to our …