Bat Week

Photo: Duncan PJ, Grey headed flying fox Bat Week – http://batweek.org – is an annual, international celebration of the role of bats in nature. Bat Week is organized by a team of representatives from across the United States and Canada from conservation organizations and government departments. Hashtag: #BatWeek 2018 dates: October 24-31 Key Links http://batweek.org …

Volcanoes

Buzzwords A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. – Wikipedia Examples Exploring Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park Eyjafjallajökull Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Kīlauea Volcano USA https://www.theverge.com/2018/10/26/18029896/most-threatening-volcanoes-in-the-united-states https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20185140 https://www.usgs.gov/products/data-and-tools/real-time-data/volcanoes Planeta.com Geology Lava

Wild México

Poster Planeta.com features biodiversity, parks and wildlife around the world. This page spotlights Mexico. Parks La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Communication and Conservation in Mexico Cabo Pulmo National Park Parque Nacional Revillagigedo Exploring Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park Cumbres Del Ajusco Government Agencies CONANP Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y …

Baobobs

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Adansonia is a genus of deciduous trees known as baobabs. They are found in arid regions of Madagascar, mainland Africa, Arabia, and Australia. The generic name honors Michel Adanson, the French naturalist and explorer who first described the plant. Wikipedia: Baobab is the common name of a genus of trees (Adansonia). There are …

Gender

Buzzwords Gender = the state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones) Planeta.com People Transgender Gendered Language

Rivers

Photo River = a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream Rivers Colorado River North Platte River Mississippi River Rogue River Morely Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Murray-Darling Basin Amazon Yarra River Cities Fort Wayne Melbourne Milwaukee, Wisconsin Paris Tbilisi …