Tag Archives: biodiversity

What do you think of #biodiversity offsets?

What do you think of biodiversity offsets? Our friends at the IUCN invite us to provide input on the draft biodiversity offsets policy by taking the following steps: Read the Overview of the IUCN Biodiversity Offsets Policy Process. (See French versionand … Continue reading

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09.2015

Our calendar for September 2015 features a photo of environmental education from Mount Rainer National Park. September is mes de la patria in Mexico, biodiversity month in Australia and tourism month in South Africa. Mark your calendar! September 8 is International Literacy … Continue reading

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The rare confluence of eco interest in the Sunday papers

The rare confluence of eco interest in the Sunday papers. Top of the fold environmental stories appear in today’s Review Journal and Sun. Hashtags #BasinAndRange and #SageGrouse Links reviewjournal lasvegassun Wiki basin and range sage grouse nevada wild

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Biodiversity Day Hangout #ibd2015

Biodiversity is the variety of all living organisms on earth. While the concept is as old as life itself, ‘biodiversity’ was coined in 1986. May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted … Continue reading

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Biological Diversity Week Begins #idb2015

Earlier this year we launched a live Monday hangout starting at 830am Pacific time and it’s become part of a new tradition of talking with friends and colleagues via YouTube. This Monday was a particularly interesting chat with +Martin Hatchuel and … Continue reading

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Communicating Biodiversity: A Wishlist

Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, hosts the 12th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity October 6-17. This event is one the most important on the globe for those keen on protecting biodiversity. When reports estimate losses of 40 percent of … 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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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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Happy World Wildlife Day

Monday, March 3 is World Wildlife Day which celebrates and raises awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. Hashtag: #WorldWildlifeDay World Wildlife Day marks the anniversary of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) which was signed on March 3, 1973. We’ll conduct two … Continue reading

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This Week’s Australia Travel Hangout

Explore Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity and Parks in this online hangout, Monday, Jan 27 4pm PST in Las Vegas and Tuesday Jan 28 11am AEST in Sydney and 10am Brisbane. This is our first conversation in 2014 with friends in Australia about … Continue reading

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