World Fish Migration Day

Poster May 16 is World Fish Migration Day – worldfishmigrationday.com – a global celebration of open rivers. Love flows! Hashtag: #worldfishmigrationday Key Links worldfishmigrationday.com @fishmigration Embedded Tweets Happy #WorldFishMigrationDay! This day connects fish, rivers, and people and reminds us of the importance of open rivers and migratory fish. https://t.co/nrPNBLlOwE Photos: Sockeye Salmon migrate up a …

Penguins

Photo: Christchurch World Penguin Day is April 25. Hashtag: #WorldPenguinDay Penguins (order Sphenisciformes, family Spheniscidae) are a group of aquatic, flightless birds. They live almost exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere, with only one species, the Galapagos penguin, found north of the equator. Highly adapted for life in the water, penguins have countershaded dark and white …

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. Features Andes Mountains Galapagos Headlines Una reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El Comercio Perú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de Biosfera binacional de Sudamérica (Peru and …

Wildlife

Graphic:  Wildlife Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants and animals. Species Spotlight Alligators Birds Ducks Penguins Elephants Elk Giraffes Rhinos Whales Planeta.com Wild Australia #wildoz Wild New Zealand Wild USA Wild Ocean Biodiversity Nature Wildlife Tourism Wildlife Friendlier Fences

Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Elsewhere on the Web greengirlsinafrica.com wildlifetourism.org.au Headlines Dangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Embedded Tweets Happy Valentine’s Day #HikerSafety Distance makes the heart grow fonder. pic.twitter.com/fejX2scwDx — American Hiking (@AmericanHiking) February 14, 2019 Contact GWP …

Mammals

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library, Carnivora Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia, distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands. Females of all mammal species nurse their young with milk, secreted from the mammary glands. – Wikipedia Headlines …

Wild Asia

Photo Planeta.com launches this guide to Wild Asia – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Asia? 2020 44th Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee Biodiversity COP 15 Headlines …

Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura

Photo: Royal Albatross New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Royal Cam streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. This the fifth season the Department of Conversation has a webcam beside an albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula. Royalcam features highlights and a forum for questions. Department of Conservation staff …

Turtles Links

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Hatchlings News and resources related to turtles presented in somewhat random fashion Features Latin American Sea Turtles Elsewhere on the Web Desert Tortoise Habitat & Life History – Nevada Wildlife 14 things you probably didn’t know about turtles http://www.conserveturtles.org – @conserveturtles http://www.desertsun.com/longform/news/environment/2014/06/07/climate-change-california-desert-animals/10035779 http://tinyurl.com/z6rzrs7 Mexico http://www.biodiversidad.gob.mx/especies/gran_familia/animales/reptiles/menuTortugas http://procer.conanp.gob.mx/tortugas/sitio/Centros.php USA: Mojave Max http://www.mojavemax.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/mojave_max https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mojave-Max/109890969054057 https://twitter.com/MojaveMax …