Wild Belize

Photo: NASA Marshall, Coastal Belize Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Belize. This page collects relevant links and resources related to parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Features Belize Triples the Size of its Marine Protected Areas – Ecoclub Improving financial sustainability through conservation based tourism …

Elephants

Photo: Flowcomm, Elephants Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Elephants are scattered throughout sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. They are considered to be keystone species due to their impact on their environments. – Wikipedia Questions What should we know about elephants? Headlines How to Be an Elephant …

Elephants Links

Photo: Brian Ralphs Links related to elephants presented in somewhat random fashion: Flickr don’t think of an elephant Flickr Groups Addo Elephant National Park Elephants, Rhinos, Giraffes & Hippos Elephants Twitter @wrldelephantday @dw_globalideas @SAASA_RSA @DTravelsRound @cynthiaord In the Presence of Elephants and Whales – Katy Payne is a renowned acoustic biologist with a Quaker sensibility. …

Wildebeest

Photo: Martin Heigan, Solitary Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) Wildebeest = a large dark antelope with a long head, a beard and mane, and a sloping back Also known as gnu (from Khoikhoi and San, perhaps imitative of the sound made by the animal when alarmed) HerdTracker https://www.discoverafrica.com/herdtracker Horizon Travel Press The Great Wildebeest Migration Authors: …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. State Parks 3.5 million people …

Endangered Species Act

Buzzwords Proposed rule (download): “The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) propose to revise portions of our regulations that implement section 4 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The proposed revisions to the regulations clarify, interpret, and implement portions of the Act concerning the …

Wild Ireland

Photo: NASA Goddard, Sunny Day in Ireland Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Ireland – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Parks Ireland has 6 National Parks and 78 Nature Reserves designated under the Wildlife Acts, 1976 and 2000 and various …

World Elephant Day

Poster August 12 is World Elephant Day. Hashtag: #WorldElephantDay To bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants, World Elephant Day was launched in 2012. Keep an eye on events around the world. Key Links worldelephantday.org events @wrldelephantday Facebook We are celebrating by translating ‘World Elephant Day’ in other languages. Suggestions are …

Wild Ecuador = Ecuador Silvestre

Photo Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Ecuador – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Ministerio del Ambiente Ecuador http://www.ambiente.gob.ec Flickr YouTube Facebook @Ambiente_Ec @Marcelo_MataG Headlines Una reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El Comercio Perú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de …