Indigenous Peoples Day #IndigenousPeoplesDay

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay used frequently as a counterpoint to Columbus Day. Each year Planeta.com hosts Indigenous Peoples Week to focus on travel and tourism. We also celebrate August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. There are other holidays and commemorations of …

World Listening Day 2017 #wld2017

Poster: #wld2017 Planeta.com is updating this page and curating tweets below. Highlights include the #Aurality app and soundscapes from Yellowstone National Park. Our own contribution to the world soundscape is that of songbirds, airplanes and air-conditioners in the Mojave Desert’s urban soundscape. July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2017,  #acousticecology, #deeplistening This year’s theme is “Listening to …

Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

The new road and contact station were formally inaugurated at the entrance to Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, making this one of most interesting wild places to visit in the Las Vegas Lands. More about Sloan Canyon as we explore this protected area on foot. The Nawghaw Poa Road (“mountain sheep trail” in Paiute!) and contact station is open …

Curiosity

Curiosity = The desire to learn about anything; inquisitiveness Also see: engagement Translating: Curiosity Estonian: Uudishimu German: Neugierig Spanish: Curiosidad Swedish: Nyfikenhet Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/curiosity Slideshare Levels of Engagement from ron mader

Ethics Notebook

Treat others the way they would like to be treated. – Platinum Rule It seems to me that if we can imagine the injustice, then we can imagine its opposite. – Paul Keating, (sampled in From little things big things grow) Virtus sola nobilitas (virtue is the only nobility) – Sir Charles Nicholson All questions …

Conscious Travel

Photo: Ron Mader, Labyrinth Conscious Travel = Being mindful of the impact and opportunities within travel as hosts and visitors and taking action to advance the best possible outcomes for all Conscious travel and tourism are terms favored by Planeta.com. Simply put, it’s traveling with one’s conscience and connecting with others in a particular place. …

Tourism and Migration

ABOUT THE TOURISM AND MIGRATION CONFERENCE Participants in the 2007 Tourism and Migration E-Conference shared examples from countries around the globe, including Canada, Ecuador, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa, Thailand and the United States. Participants are asked to reflect on the difference between travel and migration and to relay their own experiences and research. We also …

Death and Dying

Features Death Notebook Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico Flickr death and dying Grateful Dead Day of the Dead around the World Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/death http://planeta.wikispaces.com/hospice Artwork / Cue Yourself YouTube