Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park

Photo: Edwin Morales Clear days in Mexico City are measured by one’s ability to see the surrounding snowcapped mountains and peaks. Rumblings Outside the Capital The most impressive of mountains seen from Mexico City are the twin volcanoes, Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl, also known as ‘Smoking Mountain’ (5,452 meters) and ‘The Sleeping Woman’ (5,286 meters), respectively. The last …

Red Rock Canyon 2019

Photo: BLM, Red Rocks Links, news, and tweets about Red Rock Canyon in 2019 Recommended Listening Plans To Build Houses Near Red Rock Stalled – For Now – State of Nevada Headlines For the love of Red Rock – Las Vegas Weekly Clark County Commission delays Red Rock Canyon development – KTNV Embedded Tweets It …

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

Photo: Mark Wassell, Pink Sunset Australia’s Northern Territory boasts nearly 100 national parks and reserves, including two of Australia’s most famous parks — Uluru and Kakadu. The well-known monolith, Uluru (Ayers Rock), 348 meters high, is near the southwest corner of the Territory and may be Australia’s most familiar natural icon. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National …

Uluru Links

Screenshot Links related to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Climbing ban in 2019 https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2017/11/07/why-we-are-banning-tourists-climbing-uluru https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/6458703/climbers-booed-as-they-ascend-uluru-for-final-time https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/oct/26/new-dawn-for-uluru-as-climb-closure-ends-decades-of-disrespect https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/worldtoday/hopes-uluru-closure-will-raise-awareness-of-other-sacred-sites/11639714 https://amp.abc.net.au/article/11634498 Uluru ban: What do locals think of the final rush to climb? – BBC Uluru climbing ban: Tourists scale sacred rock for final time – BBC One day out from Uluru …

Parques Nacionales de México (1997)

Poster The following information is based on a series of three books published in 1997 by Mexico’s National Institute of Ecology, part of the country’s Environmental Secretariat (SEMARNAP). Kudos to author Fernando Vargas Márquez. El siguiente informacion es basado de una serie de tres libros publicados en 1997 por el Instituto Nacional de Ecologia de …

Yosemite National Park

Photo: Tsai Project, Half Dome Yosemite National Park The area was called “Ahwahnee” (“big mouth”) by the Ahwahnechee people. The park park that covers more than 750,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada and is staffed by 1,200 park service employees and about 1,700 hospitality business workers. The number of Yosemite visitors has increased from 3 …

National Park City

Buzzwords National Park City = A large urban area that is managed and semi-protected through both formal and informal means to enhance the natural capital of its living landscape (source) Hashtag: #NationalParkCity The London National Park City is officially the world’s first National Park City. Videos London http://www.nationalparkcity.london launch gathering youtube Twitter @LondonNPC @DanRavenEllison @WalesNP …

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Bark in the Park Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from …

City Parks Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to city parks presented in somewhat random fashion: Libros Digitales La reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada (PDF) Te invitamos a leer este libro en un #parque. En este #DomingoLector te recomendamos: La reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada. Descárgalo gratuitamente: https://t.co/fvpxiFdnvv pic.twitter.com/Aand6JiVi4 — IISUNAM (@IISUNAM) …