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dagansko

Too much of everything Too much of something Too much of anything #nest #tatagan #protectbiodiversity #travelgoals

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guissanipaoli

Retrouvez les magnifiques accords mets et #vin de notre domaine à la magnifique table @vignamaggiore à #Olmeto. #guissanipaoli #Corsica #holiday

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luisquerido

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greensnorthvan

Have you seen the Greenpeace's ship, the Arctic Sunrise 🌈🕊⛴ this weekend docked at Shipyards? 🙋🏻‍♀️ This icebreaker vessel will be in Vancouver this month as it follows the route of what could become a tar sands tanker superhighway if the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion is built. As it docks in Vancouver, volunteers and supporters are invited to come aboard, walk through the ship and learn about the key role it plays in Greenpeace campaigns. #northshorenews #northvanlife #lowerlonsdale #northshorebc #northvan #greenfuture #greenworld #greenpeace #protectbiodiversity #stopkindermorgan #stoppipelines #cleanwater #noplastic

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stef_meets_simple_green

Garden restyling, instant insect interest, instant happiness 😊🐝🦋🌻🌼🍀 #garden #nofilter #protectbiodiversity

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triptorescue

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consequat_19

Ainda sobre as queimadas; a fauna também sofre e busca meios para sobreviver a essa agressão. Essa luta é dos grandes e dos mais delicados também... ㅤ #photography #photooftheday #photographyeveryday #naturephotography #naturegeography #naturelovers #natgeotravel #nature #natureza #naturezaperfeita #protectbiodiversity #conservation #brasil #earthfocus #wonderful_places #discoverearth #butterfly #borboletas #queimadas #burned #followme

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consequat_19

Mesmo após o fogo, a natureza consegue florescer! ㅤ Ao fundo é possível perceber os vestígios da queimada. No bioma Cerrado, muitas plantas estão adaptadas aos períodos de queimadas e conseguem sobreviver e florescer após toda a destruição que esses eventos (muitas vezes criminosos) causam. ㅤ #photography #photooftheday #photographyeveryday #naturephotography #naturegeography #naturelovers #natgeotravel #nature #natureza #naturezaperfeita #protectbiodiversity #conservation #brasil #earthfocus #wonderful_places #discoverearth #trilha #way #queimada #cerrado #burned #burn #flower #flor #followme

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nadmowg

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lora777999

Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov

northernjaguarproject

Join us for a new lecture series at REI Tucson, starting with A Year of Birds on the Northern Jaguar Reserve • next Thursday, July 19th • 6:30-8 p.m. This event is free, but please pre-register since seating is limited. More details and register at the link in our bio. ______ Every animal contributes to the balance of nature on the Northern Jaguar Reserve – from jaguars to the rich abundance of bird life. Over the course of the last seven years, and across every season, ornithologist Adam Hannuksela has traipsed this vast, rugged landscape to study flashy bird species like the military macaw and bald eagle, as well as unsung heroes like the varied bunting and fan-tailed warbler. Through firsthand observation, Adam has found the conservation impact of the Northern Jaguar Reserve to be nothing short of spectacular. He spends half of each year in southern Sonora at the Navopatia Field Station, home to blue-footed boobies. @navopatia. ______ Photo of a turkey vulture on the Northern Jaguar Reserve by @forktailed and @ritz.forktailed – More of their fantastic images to come soon!

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triptorescue

Il continuo scontro tra la vita e la morte. Questa é l'Africa selvaggia. 🌍 ⬇️ A @motsevolunteers ci si imbatte sempre in incontri emozionanti. Questo progetto é situato in Botswana e svolge un ruolo essenziale nella conservazione etica della sua biodiversitá. 📩 Per maggiori informazioni / / The continuous battle between life and death. This is wild Africa. 🌍 ⬇️ At @motsevolunteers there's always the chance to come across very exciting encounters. This project is based in Botswana and is doing an essential job for the ethical conservation of its biodiversity. 📩 For further information . . #triptorescue #botswana #motsevolunteers #volunteering #volontariatoambientale #vieniconnoi #wildafrica #nature_shooters #naturephotography #wildlifeplanet #conservation #savethespecies #protectbiodiversity #comewithus #travellers #igtravel #africa #travelafrica

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lucie_oh

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instahtag_net

Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov

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shirley_vicente

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essayscaggs

While @lusunshine16 and I were strolling around Lake of the Woods, an Oregon fir Sawyer ( Monochamus scutellatus ) landed first on her shirt, and then on my beloved 'Old Gods' tee by @sineateruk . We marveled at its immense antennae that seemed to be constantly tuning to the forest around us.

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northernjaguarproject

When the new batch of Viviendo con Felinos photos arrives, there are always one or two images that are immediate, obvious favorites. This mother and cub strolling together at Rancho Los Alisos - seen here from both sides, in stride with one another - are this month's top picks.

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justadventurespanama

A Blue-gray Tanager who happened to perch right near me during a birding trip in Central Panama lownlands. Blue-gray Tanagers prefer semi-open habitats; they are not found in interior of closed canopy forest, but they can quickly colonize fresh clearings.  Habitat destruction due to deforestation is the primary threat to this species. Learn more about Neotropical birds at our Blog, link in profile. #yearofthebird #birdsofpanama #nature #photooftheday #1frame4nature #nature_of_world #bestbirdshots #nature_brilliance #Panama #kings_birds #earthfocus #wildlife #naturePhotography #protectbiodiversity #savingwildlife #conservationphotography #savetogether #nuts_about_birds #feather_perfection #your_best_birds #loves_birds #bns_birds #global4nature  #avesdepanama #educateandinspire #wildlifephotomag #birdsofinstagram #udog_feathers #destination_wild #instagood

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calvinjose.87

The Indian Black Lored Tit, Valparai On a drizzly morning in one of the remote corners of the rain forests in Tamilnadu, while listening to the beautiful song of the Malabar Whistling Thrush, found this little beauty moving swiftly from one branch to the other in a near by tree. This way my first sighting of this species. Happy to share it here. #songsofnature #insta_songs #birdstagram #westernghats #endemic #love_wildlife_india #instamoment #worldprime #wildlife_perfection #destination_wow #epic_captures #wildlifephotographer #awesomestory #liveforthestory #worldbestshot_ig #wildlife_perfection #protectbiodiversity #earthonlocation #photomama #offbeattrailz #indianwildlifeofficial #nikonartists #iamnikon #sanctuaryasia #birds #tamilnaduwildlife @anaimalaitigerreserve #calvinjose #bbcearth #Lr_Earth #valparai #birdsofinstagram

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greengoddess_zanzibar

Nature is just so magical and full of surprises 🙏🏾 #protectbiodiversity #regenerate #permaculturewillfeedtheworld

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dannicklevy

#Repost @natgeotravel • • • • • Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov

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qeti_chelidze_

@natgeotravel • • • • • Follow to see all the interesting stuff only on one page @qeti_chelidze_ _________________________ Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov

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touristidea

Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov #TouristIdea #vacation #travelling #holiday #destination

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voyageeveryday

Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov

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carlotta_is_0ne_hundred

Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov

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lisapieber

🐘💚🐘💚🐘💚 Africa: Every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect the herds. Over 100.000 elephants have been killed in the last 3 years!!! #natgeotravel #protectbiodiversity

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mirellasjoblom

#RepostSave @natgeotravel with @repostsaveapp ・・・ Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov

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outdoorfolder

Photo by @mattiasklumofficial Two elephants quenching their thirst near Abu Camp, Botswana. Here they are relatively safe but more than 100 000 elephants have been killed in Africa the last 3 years! In fact every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its tusks and most countries in Africa don't have adequate capacity to protect their herds. #FollowMe @mattiasklumofficial to meet one of the world’s prettiest deer species in its magical realm photographed in Kanha National Park, India and to learn more about our projects around the world! Last year, China announced a ban on all ivory trade and processing activities. Let's hope it's a game-changer for the future of elephants. China has the biggest ivory market in the world - some estimates suggest 70% of the world's trade ends up there! Help save the elephants by supporting conservation organizations! #elephants #africa #botswana #conservation #elephants #protectbiodiversity #stoppoaching #mattiasklum @natgeo @alexandrovklumofficial @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov

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theveganjenn

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sustainablehealthymums

I don’t personally love the idea of taking shells from the beach but if you or your kids love it (or if you’re like us and your little ones come home from the beach with granny and a handful of shells) a library system is worth a thought. A way to limit how many shells never find their way back to the shore and to steer kids away from the mentality that humans can just take whatever the fuck they want. Something to ponder... what if we challenged the discourse around nature being separate to humans? For example, we say how nice it is to spend time in nature when we swim in the ocean or go for a bush walk. But in the same way beavers use trees to build a dam (and we consider that as nature doing its thing) don’t we also take resources from the earth to make what we need or want? Seeing nature as separate to us can be detrimental. For example, the ocean and bush are effected by human presence. The fuel from a boat, the path we make through the trees all have a profound impact. Likewise, nature has a massive impact on us. The air we breathe, the weather. It’s all connected. If you have a water tank you would know the value of rain and use water sparingly. When there’s no connection, water just magically comes from the tap and disappears down the drain. Maybe, if we saw ourselves as part of biodiversity and the complex systems that are so interconnected, we might change the way we use the Earth’s resources. As parents, I believe it is important to teach our kids that everything is not just there for humans to take and to try, when possible, to appreciate the Earth’s beautiful wonders from the habitats they contribute to. But at the end of the day we cannot deny our presence in the landscape and therefore when we do inevitably take and make an imprint, to understand the value and put thought into this process.

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exorbitant_biodiversity

"The Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) is a carnivorous marsupial of the family Dasyuridae. It was once native to mainland Australia and is now found in the wild only on the island state of Tasmania, including tiny east-coast Maria Island where there is a conservation project with disease-free animals." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tasmanian_devil #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #tasmanian #devil

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mattiasklumofficial

Saving India's regal deer, the hard ground Barasingha in Kanha National Park, is one of the most inspiring success stories in the history of wildlife conservation. The Barasingha deer differs from all other Indian deer species in that the antlers carry more than three tines. Because of this distinctive character it is called Barasingha, meaning "twelve-tined." Mature stags have 10 to 14 tines, and some have been known to have up to 20. This animal is adapted to hard ground unlike swamp deer of Northern India which live in marshy swamps. Kanha Tiger Reserve has been instrumental in rescuing this species from extinction. Shot on assignment with my boys @ansgarklumphotos and @einars.pics #wwf #mattiasklum #save #tiger #protect #nikonambassador #protectbiodiversity @natgeo @thephotosociety @irisalexandrov @alexandrovklumofficial

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lou_wildescape

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northernjaguarproject

“Because who are we to decide if a species should disappear or not? We are nobody. We are here only for a little while, in this world. We do not have the right to exterminate a species. We do not have the right.” –Viviendo con Felinos rancher Diego Ezrré. // Viviendo con Felinos is an elegant exchange that requires patience, education, outreach, and cooperation, and it has proven to protect jaguars. Watch “Rancheros del Jaguar” at the link in our bio and hear the ranchers in their own words. Thank you @trisaratops409!

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exorbitant_biodiversity

"Echidnas, sometimes known as spiny anteaters, belong to the family Tachyglossidae in the monotreme order of egg-laying mammals. The four extant species, together with the platypus, are the only surviving members of the order Monotremata and are the only living mammals that lay eggs. The diet of some species consists of ants and termites, but they are not closely related to the true anteaters of the Americas. Echidnas live in Australia and New Guinea." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echidna #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #echidna #egglaying #mammal

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exorbitant_biodiversity

"The Atlantic Portuguese man o' war (Physalia physalis), also known as the man-of-war, is a marine hydrozoan of the family Physaliidae found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Its venomous long tentacles deliver a painful sting, which is venomous and powerful enough to kill fish or (rarely) humans. Despite its appearance, the Portuguese man o' war is not a true jellyfish but a siphonophore, which is not actually a single multicellular organism (true jellyfish are single organisms), but a colonial organism made up of specialized individual animals (of the same species) called zooids or polyps. These polyps are attached to one another and physiologically integrated, to the extent that they cannot survive independently, creating a symbiotic relationship, requiring each polyp to work together and function like an individual animal." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portuguese_man_o%27_war #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #portuguese #manofwar # #physalia #physalis

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northernjaguarproject

“The Viviendo con Felinos program exists to discover what species are on the ranches. We review the photos from the cameras, and compensate the ranchers for photos of cats. We use the photos from the program to compare these jaguars with other individuals from the reserve and the surrounding regions in Sonora and Arizona. What ranchers hope for in the end is compensation for the photographs, and to see them, because they are interested." –Northern Jaguar Reserve biologist Miguel Gómez. // Viviendo con Felinos includes contracts with ranchers near the Northern Jaguar Reserve who agree not to hunt, poison, trap, or disturb jaguars – or the deer and javelina the big cats prey upon. These ranchers report that the increase in native food sources for big cats has led to a reduction of attacks on livestock. Watch the short documentary “Rancheros del Jaguar” at the link in our bio. Our thanks to @trisaratops409 for sharing these ranchers’ stories!

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payalluthra

Spent a good part of July 4th at the #DavidBowieIs exhibit. He was (is) one the greatest design visionaries, and what I loved most about this show was getting a window into his creative process. Really inspiring and great motivation - have been listening to Bowie on repeat all morning while working on booth design schemes. Have been a little quiet on insta lately but have been busy bts and lots to come. Here’s an UPDATE - we’ll be debuting the first ECOLOGIES collection to wholesale buyers next month in Melbourne, Australia at Reed Gift Fairs!🇦🇺 More on this soon... #PL_ecologies #designingforgood #sustainablefashion #followusintothewilderness

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exorbitant_biodiversity

"Pangolins have large, protective keratin scales covering their skin; they are the only known mammals with this feature. They live in hollow trees or burrows, depending on the species. Pangolins are nocturnal, and their diet consists of mainly ants and termites, which they capture using their long tongues. They tend to be solitary animals, meeting only to mate and produce a litter of one to three offspring, which are raised for about two years. Pangolins are threatened by poaching (for their meat and scales) and heavy deforestation of their natural habitats, and are the most trafficked mammals in the world." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangolin #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #pangolin #mammal

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northernjaguarproject

“Conservation of jaguars in this region is important because it is a totally different habitat from other areas of South America. It is very arid. So these species adapted differently from populations in the South. To the flora and fauna that live here, jaguars are an umbrella species. Part of the importance of protecting this population is so jaguars eventually populate the southwest United States. There are historical records of females in Arizona, but they were all killed from hunting.” –Northern Jaguar Reserve biologist Miguel Gómez. // Watch the full documentary “Rancheros del Jaguar” at the link in our bio. Spreading successful programs throughout Sonora that are based on Viviendo con Felinos will save the lives of jaguars like “Yo’oko” who do not live near the Northern Jaguar Reserve. Thank you @trisaratops409 for creating this film!

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exorbitant_biodiversity

"Antennarius is a genus of 11species of fish in the family Antennariidae. These fish spend most of their lives on the bottom in relatively shallow water between 20 and 100 m. They can be found worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters. They are well-camouflaged ambush predators that wait for prey fish to pass by. They have "lures" which they move to attract the prey." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antennarius #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #antennarius

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northernjaguarproject

“I think having jaguars and pumas is a good thing. And sometimes I could say I’m a little proud. Other people too, and the positive thing is that the ranchers that border the reserve have changed their way of thinking. They have improved from the influence of biologists from the [Northern Jaguar Reserve], talking with them, and they have more respect for nature now.” –Viviendo con Felinos rancher Diego Ezrré. // The award-winning documentary “Rancheros del Jaguar” provides the opportunity to meet the ranchers in our innovative Viviendo con Felinos project. Watch the full film at the link in our bio. Thank you @trisaratops409 for producing and directing this timely, important piece about efforts to safeguard the northern jaguar’s future.

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consequat_19

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justadventurespanama

Tropical Mockingbird photographed in the lowland dry forest at Metropolitan Nature Park, #Panama. Sharing another image from my collection in honor of #YearoftheBird this year. Tropical Mockingbirds are resident from southern Mexico to northern Brazil, and in West Indies and other Caribbean Islands. The original range was southern Mexico south to Honduras, and again in northern South America, but with a gap from central Honduras south to Colombia. In the 1930s, however, an introduced population was discovered in central Panama. Learn more about Neotropical birds at our Blog, link in profile. #birdsofpanama #nature #photooftheday #1frame4nature #nature_of_world #bestbirdshots #nature_brilliance #kings_birds #earthfocus #wildlife #naturePhotography #protectbiodiversity #savingwildlife #conservationphotography #savetogether #nuts_about_birds #feather_perfection #your_best_birds #loves_birds #bns_birds #global4nature  #avesdepanama #educateandinspire #wildlifephotomag #birdsofinstagram #udog_feathers #destination_wild #instagood

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exorbitant_biodiversity

"Oreophrynella nigra, or pebble toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. [...] When threatened, the toad folds its limbs under its body, tucks its head in and tenses in a ball shape. If on an incline (this is how it gets its name), this causes it to roll down the slope, escaping the attention of its predator, and looking like a dislodged pebble." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oreophrynella_nigra #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #oreophrynella #nigra #pebble #toad #pebbleetoad

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givepowerfoundation

Today we are reflecting on our project at Virunga National Park. These pictures are of our Executive Director, Barrett Raftery @therootofthebay and the heroic rangers who bravely protect the natural resources and local wildlife from poachers and dangerous intruders. From Barrett: “GivePower installed 3 micro-grids to restore critical, life-saving communications systems for the rangers, as well as power electric cooking (further reducing the need to cut down trees for use as charcoal). It was an honor to help in any way possible: providing basic comforts and resources; to let them know that, in a brutal world, they have allies eager to ease their hardships and support their mission of saving one of the most beautiful places on Earth.” #virunga #virunganationalpark #microgrid #solar #givepower #jointhecharge #protectwildlife #protectbiodiversity

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sustharvintl

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exorbitant_biodiversity

"Macropinna microstoma is the only species of fish in the genus Macropinna, belonging to the Opisthoproctidae, the barreleye family. It is recognized for a highly unusual transparent, fluid-filled dome on its head, through which the lenses of its eyes can be seen. The eyes have a barrel shape and can be rotated to point either forward or straight up, looking through the fish's transparent dome." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macropinna_microstoma #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #macropinna #microstoma #barreleye

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wiscoprairiefaerie

Polydrusus sp. weevil on pale purple coneflower (Echinacea pallida) in the backyard prairie garden. I love weevils, I know they can sometimes be pest species, but I think they're neat looking. I love their big 'ol schnozes. Except that this genus is apparently schnoz-less. Oh well, their elytra - the hard wing covers that all beetles sport, are still beautifully decorated with irridescent scales none the less. #anativegardenphotoproject #weevil #entomology #macro #biodiversity #prairie #prairiegarden #protectbiodiversity #photography #nature

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consequat_19

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exorbitant_biodiversity

"The hooded seal is known for its uniquely elastic nasal cavity located at the top of its head, also known as the hood. Only males possess this display-worthy nasal sac, which they begin to develop around the age of four. [...] The hood begins to inflate as the seal makes its initial breath prior to going underwater. [...] It also serves to communicate their health and superior status to both other males and females they are attempting to attract." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hooded_seal #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #hooded #seal #hood

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"Basiliscus is a genus of large corytophanid lizards, commonly known as basilisks, which are endemic to southern Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. The genus contains four species, which are commonly known as the Jesus Christ lizard, or simply the Jesus lizard, due to their ability to run across water for significant distances before sinking." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basiliscus_(genus) #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #basiliscus #jesus #lizard

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"The common seadragon or weedy seadragon (Phyllopteryx taeniolatus) is a marine fish related to the seahorse. Adult common seadragons are a reddish colour, with yellow and purple markings; they have small leaf-like appendages that resemble kelp fronds providing camouflage and a number of short spines for protection." - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_seadragon #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity #common #weedy #seadragon

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Hi Guys! 🙋 This page is my way to show you the fascinating and beautiful character of the biodiversity of our planet. I want to share my fascination and my love four our environment with YOU. I hope that i can spread some appreciation for the importance of protecting the biodiversity on earth. For more information about the essential topic you can read this informative article: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/12/what-is-biodiversity-and-why-does-it-matter-to-us #biodiversity #protectbiodiversity

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