Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea. Based on the passage of Hurricane Irma across the northeastern Caribbean, travelers are encouraged to go to CLICK HERE for the latest travel updates. Key Links http://unidosporpuertorico.com Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/puertorico Planeta.com Caribbean

New Zealand Elections 2017

New Zealand hosts its national elections today, September 23, to determine the membership of the 52nd New Zealand Parliament. Hashtags: #vote17  #nzpol #nzelection New Zealand uses the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system, which gives voters two votes: one for a political party and one for their local electorate MP. Voters will elect at least 120 members to the …

Lots of people get their news on a device.

Quotable The late John Clarke on media: “Lots of people get their news on a device. We’re a divisive society.” Key Links http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/mediawatch/audio/201840219/john-clarke-mocking-the-media https://twitter.com/mrjohnclarke Embedded Tweets John Clarke on media: "We get our news on devices, Brian. We've become a devisive society" https://t.co/myFKGntT2X — Mediawatch (@MediawatchNZ) April 15, 2017 Planeta.com John Clarke Journalism

Bespoke

Bespoke = Made to order; custom-made   Embedded Tweets 7. Befriend a national park mountain that delivers bespoke #water to your special springs. #Galicica is a good choice. #How2bLakeOhrid pic.twitter.com/PhcsTwRzgG — OhridSOS (@OhridSOS) February 22, 2017 ARTISANAL vs. BESPOKE vs. HANDCRAFTED: https://t.co/ETgXDalkhr — FiveThirtyEight (@FiveThirtyEight) November 21, 2016 Remember when your lemonade stand was at …

New Zealand

Photo: Ron Mader, Sheep Entrance New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa (its Māori name meaning “the land of the long white cloud”) or the “green Island on the other side of the earth”, boasts jaw-dropping landscapes, fabulous festivals and superb food and wines. More than one-third of the country is designated protected parkland and marine reserves. New Zealand …

Travel. Enjoy. Respect. #iy2017

The United Nations General Assembly approved the adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. How we make the most of #IY2017 depends on what we do and how well we collaborate. The resolution, adopted on December 4, 2015, recognizes “the importance of international tourism, and particularly of the designation of …

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network – a democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member organizations. Based in Gland, Switzerland, IUCN was founded in 1848 as the world’s first global environmental organization and now has more than 1200 member organizations, including …

Planeta.com’s #IY2017 Spotlight Award

2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and the #YearOfOpen, celebrating open access and open education. Planeta.com opens a public solicitation for nominees showing good practice in tourism and open access. Our #IY2017 Spotlight Award will be awarded to public (government) agencies, institutions and others leading the way. We are seeking examples …

Los rescatistas = The rescuers

File under Learn Spanish Los rescatistas = The rescuers On the heels of Mexico’s 8.2 and 7.1 earthquakes is the phenomenal work of rescue, response and recovery. Also see: #perrosrescatistas, los héroes en cuatro patas tras los terremotos Embedded Tweets A los rescatistas, brigadistas, voluntarios…y a toda la gente chingona que ayuda: GRACIAS 🙌 🇲🇽 pic.twitter.com/dxxMKIUMEK …