World Environment Day

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. June 5 is World Environment Day. Planeta.com celebrates by revisiting the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award and by hosting conversations on the social web that bring attention to environmental concerns. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages so we would like assistance translating ‘World Environment Day’ …

Light

Buzzwords Light alters its color according to the chemical composition of the matter that emits, reflects or absorbs it Elsewhere on the Web light2015.org May 16 lightday.org https://www.facebook.com/IDL2019 Recommended Listening James Clerk Maxwell – poet, mathematician and the father of light – Maxwell proposed his theory of electromagnetism. It allows us to enjoy radio, television, …

Amazon

Photo The Amazon River is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world. 2019 Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures: A Conference on Climate Change Headlines Nature-inspired design: how the Amazon can help us solve humanity’s greatest challenges Elsewhere on the Web arapyau.org.br Amazon Watch Amazon Watch Facebook Wikipedia Amazon River Açaí palm …

World Migratory Bird Day

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Royal Albatross In 2019, World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated on May 11 and October 12. The celebration sets in motion a number of participant-created events around the world that take place over the next few days. From talks to walks, there are a lot of events. Hashtags: #WMBD2019 #WorldMigratoryBirdDay Key Links worldmigratorybirdday.org @WMBD …

May 22 is #BioDiversityDay

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: #IDB2019, #BioDiversityDay Facebook: UNBiodiversity Planeta.com Biodiversity on the Social Web – Live Web Tours This Week #idb2017 #biodiversityday Biodiversity Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)  05 • …

Environmental Journalism

Poster Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on our living planet Living planet. Is that too much to substitute for what we call nature, the environment? Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? Elsewhere …

Kīlauea Volcano

Photo: Ken Lund Kīlauea is the youngest and southeastern most volcano on the Island of Hawai‘i. Topographically Kīlauea appears as only a bulge on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa, and so for many years Kīlauea was thought to be a mere satellite of its giant neighbor, not a separate volcano. However, research over the …

Wild Mexico (México 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 Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve Chacahua Lagoons La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Communication and Conservation in …

Wild Brazil (Brasil Selvagem)

Brazil Flag Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Brazil. 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. Headlines Brazil police launch raids over illegal Amazon logging – France 24 Features Brazil’s Network of Long Trails and Protected Area …