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 …

Bighorn Sheep

Photo: Valley of Fire The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) is a species of sheep native to North America named for its large horns. Desert Bighorn sheep live in matriarchal societies. A dominant female leads a herd, which for much of the year consists primarily of ewes and their lambs. The rams tend to stay together …

Potencial del Ecoturismo en Campamentos Tortugueros de Mexico

Photo From the archives / desde los archivos (1999) por Angel Nieva Resumen En el presente artículo se resalta la viabilidad de incorporar dentro de las estrategias de desarrollo de los campamentos tortugueros del país el ecoturismo desde la perspectiva de la planeación ambiental, para lograr que su manejo sea más productivo y efectivo en …

Wild Asia

Photo Headlines Southeast Asia is in the grip of a biodiversity crisis Presentations From Responsible Tourism Events At ITB Asia 2015 Pangolins: why this cute prehistoric mammal is facing extinction Facebook Asian Ecotourism Network flickr groups Ecotourism Asia Twitter @IndianBotanists @WildAsia Wikipedia Wildlife_of_India Pili Nut https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_panda YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/rameshboonratana Planeta.com Asia

Wild Africa

Questions What would locals like visitors to know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Africa? Headlines https://www.iol.co.za/news/opinion/canned-lion-hunting-damaging-brand-sa-11564974 http://www.traveller24.com/Explore/Green/family-horrified-by-glen-garriff-visit-but-sanctuary-says-its-not-what-it-seems-20171114 http://traveller24.news24.com/Explore/Green/or-tambo-to-remove-cub-petting-images-that-give-tourists-the-wrong-message-20170112 http://www.timeslive.co.za/scitech/2016/12/20/Now-you-cedar-it%E2%80%9A-now-you-dont-How-an-iconic-South-African-tree-is-dying-out http://traveller24.news24.com/Explore/sanparks-open-access-week-is-off-to-a-golden-start-20160912 http://www.flauna.co.za/sa-conservation-projects – https://twitter.com/flauna_za Is-the-vilification-of-wildlife-sightings-apps-justified Let’s keep wildlife wild The commodification of South Africa’s wildlife – Andreas Wilson-Späth Ecotourism and protected areas in Southern Africa – @SueSnyman @iucn http://www.travelstart.co.za/blog/11-unesco-world-heritage-sites-on-south-africas-doorstep http://www.countrylife.co.za/knowyournationalparks-garden-route-np http://traveller24.news24.com/News/Two-Knysna-Forest-hiking-trails-awarded-Green-Flag-status-20150520 http://www.dw.de/how-a-dog-is-helping-conservation-efforts-in-south-africa/a-18247365 Hack out …

Kākāpō

Photo: Shellie Evans The kākāpō is the word’s largest parrot, flightless and with a tricky breeding cycle. Recently their number actually went down to a mere 51 birds on Earth, but now scientists have successfully found ways to breed them. Recommended Listening One of our favorite new podcasts of 2018: Kākāpō Files, breaking bird news …

Crickets

Photo: Biodiversity Heritage Library Cricket = an insect related to the grasshoppers. The male produces a rhythmical chirping sound Also see: cricket (sport) Recommended Listening https://www.abc.net.au/events/ozpod/ozpod-2018-striking-a-chord/10386688 https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/god-39s-chorus-of-crickets Planeta.com Insects Wildlife Cricket Listen

National Monument Links

Photo: Gold Butte Links related to national monuments presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Trump can keep legal reasons for shrinking monuments secret Trump administration officials dismissed benefits of national monuments The inadvertently released documents show that department officials dismissed some evidence that contradicted the administration’s push to revise national monument designations, which are made …