Threatened Species Day

Hashtags September 7 is Threatened Species Day in Australia. Hashtag: #ThreatenedSpeciesDay Threatened Species Day is held each year on September 7 to commemorate the anniversary of the death of the last remaining Tasmanian tiger (also known as the thylacine) at Hobart Zoo in 1936. It is a time to reflect on what has happened in the past and …

Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas (2017)

Cover Recommended Reading: Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas: Generating sustainable revenues for conservation and development. Report to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and IUCN, 2017. Authors: Anna Spenceley, Sue Snyman, Paul Eagles Launch of a new TAPAS Group publication at the UNWTO General Assembly Thursday, September 14, 5pm in …

Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award

Photo: Sarah Henderson, Portland The Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award was a collaborative effort between Planeta.com and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity/UNEP (CBD) The award is aimed at private tourism services, owned and operated by indigenous and local communities embodying traditional lifestyles, and its main objectives are to motivate candidates to …

#WildOz

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Key Links Parks Australia http://www.environment.gov.au/topics/national-parks Facebook Flickr @Parks_Australia Recommended Listening If you’re not already listening to Off Track, make it part of your podcast playlist. Kudos to @jones_ann and @RadioNational. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. #ABCWildOz YouTube http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz Headlines …

Protected Planet

Elsewhere on the Web Protected Planet – https://protectedplanet.net – is the most up to date and complete source of information on protected areas, updated monthly with submissions from governments, non-governmental organizations, landowners and communities. It is managed by the United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) with support from IUCN and its World Commission …

Wild México

Poster Planeta.com features biodiversity, parks and wildlife around the world. This page spotlights Mexico. Embedded Tweets Dr. Atl. Gerardo Murillo, Dr. Atl, estuvo siempre maravillado por los paisajes volcánicos y su vegetación; en esta pintura se observan los relieves, la vegetación y los volcanes Popocatépetl e Iztaccíhuatl #NatureMW #MuseumWeek pic.twitter.com/VbfNawCnXI — Museo Amparo (@MuseoAmparo) April …

Egypt to host Biodiversity #COP14

Poster Egypt will host the 14th Biodiversity COP, hashtag #COP14, November 11-29. Key Links http://www.cbd.int https://www.facebook.com/UNBiodiversity https://twitter.com/CristianaPascaP https://twitter.com/UNBiodiversity Conference Links https://www.cbd.int/conferences/2018 https://www.cbd.int/meetings/COP-14 Agenda (PDF) Annotated Agenda (PDF) Report – Adhoc Report – Subsidiary https://www.cop14-egypt.com Questions for #COP14 How will #COP14 be different from #COP13? Will the conference have livestreaming and recorded video? What are the …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Basin and Range 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 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. This Planeta.com page aims to be …

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Elsewhere on the Web The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical …

Biodiversity Links

Photo Links related to biodiversity Headlines Destrucción neta de biodiversidad – La Jornada New biodiversity chief to UN Secretary-General wants biodiversity mainstreamed http://www.nature.org/newsfeatures/pressreleases/only-a-handful-of-countries-on-track-to-meet-their-biodiversity-goals.xml http://biographic.com/posts/sto/the-shortfalls-of-biodiversity – @bioGraphic @pkareiva http://abc.net.au/news/2016-12-28/landmark-changes-to-nsw-land-clearing-laws/8123918 http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms12747 – https://twitter.com/NatureEcoEvo/status/771299486064926721 Assessing the Cost of Global Biodiversity and Conservation Knowledge – @IUCNscience Biodiversity greater inside Earth’s protected areas, study finds – Guardian Local biodiversity is …