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 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 …

Antiquities Act of 2018

Poster Reading … Antiquities Act Of 2018 The America’s Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States Act of 2018 would ensure that all national monuments remain as designated and that management plans for new monuments are developed within a two-year time frame. The act also establishes additional wilderness …

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 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 this website. News US National Park Service Raises Fees National Park Service Floats Fee Increase Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove National Parks and Monuments Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite …

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Photo: Adam Baker, Fish Boy The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) extends along 150 miles (240 km) the U.S.–Canada border in the Arrowhead Region of Minnesota, USA. The combined region of the BWCAW, Superior National Forest, Voyageurs National Park, and Ontario’s Quetico and La Verendrye Provincial Parks make up a large area of contiguous …

Tourism, Parks and Protected Areas

Photo: Lake Mead NRA Visitors’ Center Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but wilderness fans are often at a loss when figuring out where to go and how …

Wilderness

Photo Wilderness = Embedded Tweets What is the value of wilderness? And what threat is posed to that value by the current administration’s attacks on U.S. public lands, which hold hundreds of millions of acres of the nation’s wilderness? https://t.co/vQdLd8sggx — Center for Bio Div (@CenterForBioDiv) September 14, 2018 Planeta.com Wilderness Notebook

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 …