Wildfires

Photo: NASA Goddard Wildfire = a large, destructive fire that spreads quickly over woodland or brush November 2018 California Wildfires Headlines (2018) https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/08/12/california-fire-map-updates-and-expected-dates-of-full-containment/amp/ https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/wildfires-in-the-u-s-are-getting-bigger Pacific USA, 2017 Planeta.com Changing Climate Nature Record Breaking Temperature

Wildlife Tourism

Buzzwords Wildlife Tourism = Observation and interaction with local animal and plant life in their natural habitats Elsewhere on the Web https://greengirlsinafrica.com http://www.wildlifetourism.org.au Headlines Dangers of ecotourism: Up close and infectious – Knowable Embedded Tweets Contact GWP for a webex link. pic.twitter.com/p9azTHZ4cg — Louise Twining-Ward (@louisetw) October 20, 2017 2018 Wildlife Tourism Australia Supporting Sustainable …

Rewilding

Buzzwords Rewilding = Large-scale conservation aimed at restoring and protecting core wilderness areas, providing connectivity between such areas, and protecting or reintroducing apex predators and keystone species Elsewhere Rewilding Europe – Facebook – @RewildingEurope Rewilding Institute – Facebook rewildingaustralia.com.au – @RewildingOZ Headlines http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/15/rewilding-britain-launches-with-the-aim-of-restoring-uks-lost-wildlife-and-habitats http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/rewilding-projects-aim-to-turn-back-clock-on-environment-1.2834241 rewilding-made-simple my-manifesto-rewilding-world http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/article/trust-chief-executive-speaks-on-rewilding – @JonnyEcology Twitter @GeorgeMonbiot @RewildingEurope @RewildingOZ Recommended Listening …

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 guide aims to be …

Wild México

Poster Planeta.com features biodiversity, parks and wildlife around the world. This page spotlights Mexico. Parks La Encrucijada Biosphere Reserve Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Communication and Conservation in Mexico Cabo Pulmo National Park Parque Nacional Revillagigedo Exploring Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park Cumbres Del Ajusco Government Agencies CONANP Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y …

Wild Europe

Photo Spotlight on Europe’s biodiversity, parks and wildlife. This page is being updated in September 2018 after this year’s European Ecotourism Conference. Suggestions are welcome. Spotlight Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference #EuroEco18 Also check out our spotlight on europeanecotourism Lake District https://planeta.com/lake-district https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/09/lake-district-is-uks-first-national-park-to-win-world-heritage-status https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/09/lake-district-world-heritage-site-george-monbiot https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/02/lake-district-wildlife-desert-blame-wordsworth https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/15/the-lake-district-is-indeed-a-sheepwrecked-landscape January 2017: Spotlight on Lake Skadar Events June …

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Andrew Cattoir/NPS, Jet boating in the Black Canyon Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated …

Wild India

India flag Planeta.com’s spotlight on the biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas in India Headlines http://biographic.com/posts/sto/birds-eye-view – https://twitter.com/biographic The wildlife map of India – Green Humour – @thetoonguy Into the wild, a map every Indian must see Tigers http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/74-tiger-deaths-since-January-drive-home-poaching-other-threats/articleshow/52965875.cms MoEF preparing guidelines to protect tiger corridors – @dna Is India selling out its tigers? Tiger …

Wild Mexico Links

Photo Links related to Wild Mexico presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-activist-killed-20180123-story.html https://phys.org/news/2017-11-analysis-chicxulub-asteroid-struck-vulnerable.html https://www.cronicaambiental.com.mx/edicion-36/sobre-la-conservacion-el-turismo-y-el-desarrollo-en-mexico-i-de-iii México: Si la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación no nos protege, entonces ¿quién lo hará? – @InfoAcbio http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/ciencia-y-salud/ciencia/2017/02/17/fallece-juan-jose-morales-pionero-del-periodismo https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/18/isidro-baldenegro-lopez-killed-goldman-environmental-prize-mexico-berta-caceres Razones para liberar al defensor de los bosques, Ildefonso Zamora http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/05/13/world/americas/ap-lt-mexico-endangered-porpoise.html Semarnat, la secretaría que más plazas canceló – …

Wild Colombia

Poster Planeta.com is launching this brand new guide to Wild Colombia – the country’s biodiversity, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Features Sierra de La Macarena National Natural Park Parks http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co – @ParquesColombia http://www.parquesnacionales.gov.co/portal/ecoturismo http://insituradio.parquesnacionales.gov.co http://mapas.parquesnacionales.gov.co:9090/visor_parques http://www.colombia.travel/en/international-tourist/sightseeing-what-to-do/nature/natural-parks http://www.icanh.gov.co/index.php?idcategoria=6214 Biodiversity Este no es un inventario: Estado y tendencias …