Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Photo: ccdoh1, Liffey Falls The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area protects one of the last true wilderness regions on Earth and covers approximately 1,584,000 hectares and represents about 1/5 of the area of the island state of Tasmania. The area is formally recognized through World Heritage listing as being part of the world’s natural and cultural …

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 …

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 Notebook

Poster Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. – Gary Snyder In wildness is the preservation of the world. – Henry David Thoreau Wilderness is the state of complete awareness. – Gary Snyder, Turtle Island There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its …

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 …

New Zealand Hosts Wild Places Conference (2016)

Friends of New Zealand, biodiversity, wilderness and responsible, conscious ecotourism, check out #EDSWildPlaces2016 hosted by @EDS_NewZealand. The two-day conference takes place August 10-11 in Auckland. Key Links edsconference.com Facebook vimeo program Hashtag: #EDSWildPlaces2016 Twitter:@EDS_NewZealand @Forest_and_Bird   @RobSuisted About the event From the conference website: Wild Places define New Zealand. They evoke powerful emotions that connect us to these islands with their outstanding scenery …