Helping Kids Thrive in City Parks

Photo: Wetlands Park On March 8 Salzburg Global Seminar livestreamed a panel discussion about creating equitable nature access for children in cities across the world. The event was presented in partnership with the Children and Nature Network and National League of Cities who collaborate on the U.S.-based initiative called Cities Connecting Children to Nature, which …

Nature

Photo: Alaska NPS Nature = the phenomena of the physical world collectively, including plants, animals, the landscape, and other features and products of the earth, as opposed to humans or human creations. Features Biodiversity Plants Water Wildlife Twitter @IUCN_CEC @GeorgeMonbiot @guardianeco @RichLouv @UNEP Planeta.com https://planeta.com/nature-links Natural World

Birdsong

Bird song = Musical vocalizations of birds, typically uttered by a male songbird in characteristic bursts or phrases for territorial purposes. Recommended Listening Is birdsong music? Planeta.com Birds Wildlife

#spacefornature

Hashtags Recapping the February 27-28, 2018 event: #SpaceforNature The challenge We are rapidly losing Earth’s wild species and wild spaces, with global vertebrate populations having declined by two-thirds by in the last 40 years.  Under the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have pledged to protect at least 17% of …

Biology

Photo Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution and taxonomy. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/biology Planeta.com January 25 is Biologists’ Day in México (Día del Biólogo) Science

The Nature of Cities

Who to follow on Twitter? @TNatureOfCities Tweets by TNatureOfCities More about The Nature of Cities Quoting from About the Nature of Cities: The Nature of Cities is an international platform to share diverse, transformative ideas about cities as ecosystems of people, nature, and infrastructure. We are committed to the design and creation of better cities for all: …

International Mountain Day 2017

Photo This year’s theme is Mountains under Pressure: climate, hunger, migration. Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences, …

Sagebrush

Poster Sagebrush is the common name of several woody and herbaceous species of plants in the genus Artemisia. The best known sagebrush is the shrub Artemisia tridentata. Sagebrushes are native to the North American west. – Wikipedia   Planeta.com Nevada Sagebrush Ecosystem Program North America

Conservation Week in New Zealand 2017

New Zealand hosts its annual Conservation Week October 14-22 which encourages locals to “love your backyard.” Activities include planting natives, trapping pests, weeding and clean-ups. Do it yourself or join up with local community groups. Hashtag: #lovemybackyard Conservation Week events are organised across Aotearoa. These events provide opportunities to join in, get active and show love …