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Founder’s Day for National Parks in the USA

Happy Birthday! Two year countdown until the BIG party that celebrates the centennial of national parks in the USA. Today (August 25) is Founder’s Day, a good opportunity to learn about the US conservation movement and bonus (!) free entrance to … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (July 2014)

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 these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (June 2014)

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 these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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USA: National Park Week

Planeta.com celebrates National Park Week April 19-27 with an invitation to readers to contribute tips and suggestions for visiting and protecting the wilderness areas and historical landmarks. Updates will be made throughout the week on the Planeta Wiki. Among the parks that will be … Continue reading

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Countdown to the World Parks Congress

There are now 200+ days until the start of the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, NSW. The dates of the event are November 12-20 2014. For those paying attention, here’s the countdown. The congress takes place once every ten years and … Continue reading

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Bolivia’s Hotspot: Conversation with Alex Villca Limaco

Great to talk with Alex Villca Limaco today about biodiversity conservation, indigenous tourism and clothing tips for visitors to Bolivia. Alex and I first met via the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award in 2009-2010 and we met up again at 2012’s COP11 in … Continue reading

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Making the most of Open Education Week, March 10-15

March 10-15 Open Education Week http://www.openeducationweek.org – @openeducationwk Hashtag: #openeducationwk For the past two decades we have seen our colleagues laboring toward the goal of improving public awareness of biodiversity conservation, responsible travel and many other noble aspirations. There are heaps of academic programs … Continue reading

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