Natural World 09.2017

Photo: Goddard Space Flight Center, Sea Ice Tweets from the natural world, September 2017 Twitter Shoutouts: @aaas @BushHeritageAus @CarlaWildlife @Conabio  @dscovr_epic @lis_mclellan  @SteveFisher62  @teamswiftparrot @theATBC   Twitter Moment Natural World 09.2017 🌎   Planeta.com http://planeta.com/naturalworld Making the most of Twitter Arctic

Slovenia Hosts 2nd World Open Educational Resources Congress

Photo: Michael Matti, Ljubljana This week in Slovenia UNESCO and the Government of Slovenia, in cooperation with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), and with support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, are organizing the 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress in Ljubljana, September 18-20, 2017. Hashtag: #OERcongress The 2nd World Open Educational Resources Congress will …

Earthquakes in Mexico 09.2017

Breaking news – Mexico has experienced two major earthquakes after its strongest earthquake in a century. Curating Facebook posts and tweets.   Comenzó el rescate Los rescatistas   Key Links http://www.ssn.unam.mx https://www.facebook.com/SismologicoMX https://twitter.com/SismologicoMX Hashtags: #sismocdmx #Sismo Facebook Twitter Mexico earthquake Wiki Earthquakes Planeta.com Crisis Oaxaca Mexico City

Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas

Cover Recommended Reading: Guidelines for tourism partnerships and concessions for protected areas: Generating sustainable revenues for conservation and development. Report to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and IUCN. Authors: Spenceley, A., Snyman, S. & Eagles, P. (2017). Launch of a new TAPAS Group publication at the UNWTO General Assembly Thursday, September 14, 5pm …

Fiestas Patrias 2017

Celebrating Mexican Independence Day weekend around the world Austin, Texas At t/Grito ceremony in t/State Capitol in Austin, our flag escort was integrated by #Dreamers. People were happy & proud to see them march. pic.twitter.com/lwhJGzKuM9 — Carlos González Gtez (@carlos_glezgtez) September 16, 2017 Boston, Massachusetts Los colores patrios desplegados con orgullo en #CentralFalls con motivo …

Points of No Return #CRDseminar

The Colorado River District’s popular one-day Annual Water Seminar in Grand Junction, Colorado takes place Friday, September 15 , 9am-330pm at the Two Rivers Convention Center. The theme is “Points of No Return.” Cost of the seminar, which includes lunch, is $30 if pre-registered, $40 at the door. Hashtag: #CRDseminar Keynoting the lunchtime program will be …

Tourism in Protected Areas Conference #patourism17

Poster: Aivar Ruukel, #PaTourism17 Events September 14-15 Tourism in Protected Areas Conference (Konverents “Turism kaitsealadel”) Location: Pärnu, Estonia Hashtag: #PAtourism17 This conference focuses on the tourism collaboration and networks in and around protected areas. Among the questions the conference asks: – how can tourism support well-being of local people? – how can tourism support nature conservation, heritage, …

US-Mexico Border Art

Photo Artist creates massive portrait installation at US-Mexico border Twitter Moment Artist creates massive portrait installation at US-Mexico border More about the artist https://twitter.com/jrart http://www.jr-art.net Google Maps Headlines https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/arts/design/jr-artist-mexico-border-wall.html

UNWTO General Assembly #UNWTOGAChina

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosts its General Assembly for its 22nd session in Chengdu, China, a global meeting of senior tourism officials and high-level ‎representatives worldwide September 11-16, 2017. Hashtag: #UNWTOGAChina This year’s 22nd session, the second in China and the sixth in the Asia and the Pacific region, will be attended by delegates from +150 countries and …