Photo: Ron Mader, Newspaper Bike (Oaxaca) Journalism = Investigation and reporting of events, issues and trends to a group of people formerly called the audience. Wiki More about journalism on the Planeta Wiki Journalism Notebook Journalism Notebook from ron mader


Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning “to cultivate”) is most commonly used in three basic senses: Excellence of taste in the fine arts and humanities, also known as high culture An integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for symbolic thought and social learning The set …


2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development which prompts the question … what is sustainable tourism? Truth is, we’ve been beleaguered by definitions of tourism long before launched in 1994. Among the goals for 2017 is the compilation of tourism definitions.

World Listening Day

July 18 is World Listening Day. Contests and walks around the world focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because it is the birthday of the Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, one of the founders of the Acoustic Ecology movement. Wiki More about World Listening Day on …


The Arctic includes the Arctic Ocean (which overlies the North Pole) and parts of Canada, Greenland (a territory of Denmark), Russia, the United States (Alaska), Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland.