Parks

Photo: Red Rock Canyon Park = Scenic or historically important area of countryside protected for the enjoyment of the general public and/or the preservation of wildlife. Spotlight Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park Celestún Biosphere Reserve Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Chaco Culture National Historical Park Zion National Park Grand Canyon …

Parques Nacionales de México (1997)

Poster The following information is based on a series of three books published in 1997 by Mexico’s National Institute of Ecology, part of the country’s Environmental Secretariat (SEMARNAP). Kudos to author Fernando Vargas Márquez. El siguiente informacion es basado de una serie de tres libros publicados en 1997 por el Instituto Nacional de Ecologia de …

National Park City

Buzzwords National Park City = A large urban area that is managed and semi-protected through both formal and informal means to enhance the natural capital of its living landscape (source) Hashtag: #NationalParkCity The London National Park City is officially the world’s first National Park City. Videos London http://www.nationalparkcity.london launch gathering youtube Twitter @LondonNPC @DanRavenEllison @WalesNP …

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Bark in the Park Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from …

City Parks Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to city parks presented in somewhat random fashion: Libros Digitales La reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada (PDF) Te invitamos a leer este libro en un #parque. En este #DomingoLector te recomendamos: La reinvención del espacio público en la ciudad fragmentada. Descárgalo gratuitamente: https://t.co/fvpxiFdnvv pic.twitter.com/Aand6JiVi4 — IISUNAM (@IISUNAM) …

#WildOz

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Key Links Parks Australia 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 …

Wild Perú

Peru flag Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Peru – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Key Links minam.gob.pe @MinamPeru ambientv Facebook Parks sernanp.gob.pe @SERNANP Facebook Flickr ISSUU Evaluaciones del desempeño ambiental PERÚ Aspectos destacados y recomendaciones PERU Environmental Performance Highlights …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the nearly 200,000 acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS, Yosemite The United States has a long history of conservation and lack thereof. The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness and wildlife are embedded throughout Planeta.com. New Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks National Parks and Monuments Organ Pipe National Monument Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National Park Grand Canyon National Park …

Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

Photo: BLM, Lighthouse Yaquina Head is a narrow, coastal headland extending one mile into the Pacific Ocean. The hard basalt cliffs and coves have endured the pounding ocean surf for 14 million years. Abundant wildlife such as whales, harbor seals and seabirds can be viewed from the many breath taking vantage points around the 100-acre …