International Congress for Conservation Biology 2017 #iccb2017

Photo: Sebastian Moreno, Oophaga lehmanni Taking place July 24-27 in Cartagena, Colombia – the 28th International Congress for Conservation Biology hosted by International Congress for Conservation Biology and Society for Conservation Biology. Hashtag: #iccb2017 The event focuses on Insights for Sustaining Life on Earth, responding to the need for conservation science to help create a better tomorrow for both …

Tourism Strategies in Marine Protected Areas

Europarc hosts a webinar focusing on Tourism Strategies in Marine Protected Areas July 18, 14:30 CEST or 530am Pacific) REGISTER TODAY! For more than 20 years, EUROPARC has been supporting Protected Areas becoming Sustainable Destinations, with the development of the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas (ECSTPA). The aim of all Charter projects and activities is the protection of the natural …

New Report: Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Coral Reefs

New report: In June UNESCO released the report Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Coral Reefs A First Global Scientic Assessment Download as PDF Questions Can we arrange a video conversation/webinar to discuss the report? From the report: Since 1972, the UNESCO World Heritage Convention has united the world around a shared responsibility to …

Danger List

Buzzword Bingo: Danger List Reflecting on UNESCO’s Danger List …   Key Links http://whc.unesco.org/en/danger Planeta.com 41st Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #41whc Slideshare UNESCO on the Social Web from ron mader

World Network of Biosphere Reserves, Status Report

Poster: Masurian Lakes Biosphere Reserve Publisher’s Note: We are editing and adding links to UNESCO Press Release The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB …

Biotweeps Hosts Online Convo #BTCon17

Poster: #BTCon17 Biotweeps hosts its online #BTCon17 conference June 28-30. The conference runs three days: Day 1 features 12 invited presenters; Day 2 features 40 presenters; Day 3 features science writers and artists. Presenters will use the hashtag #BTCon17 which will be used to track all participants throughout the conference. The main @biotweeps Twitter account will be re-tweeting …

World Giraffe Day

Poster: Giraffe in Downtown Las Vegas World Giraffe Day is an annual event initiated by Giraffe Conservation Foundation (@Save_Giraffe) to celebrate the longest-necked animal on June 21, the longest day or night of the year (depending on which hemisphere you live). This annual event creates awareness, raises support and sheds light on the challenges giraffe face …

World Environment Day 2017

Photo: James Wheeler, Moraine Lake June 5 is World Environment Day, the largest, most globally celebrated day for positive environmental action. Mark your calendar! Hashtags:#WorldEnvironmentDay, #WithNature Curiously, this is a little known big celebration, simply off the radar for those not in the know until it’s already over. Internationally the event engages people across the globe in 70+ countries. …

#30DaysWild

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 available …