English

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca. Named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to England, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea. It is closely related to the Frisian languages, …

Language

Language = Method of communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way. Wiki language Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Languages Diné = Navajo English http://planeta.com/german Māori http://planeta.com/spanish Swedish (Svenska) Zapotec

New IUCN Report: Guardians of the Amazon Forest

New Report, Guardians of the Amazon Forest published in Spanish by the IUCN. We are reading Los guardianes del bosque amazónico by Martha Coronel Cisneros. Download https://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/2017-036.pdf More info on the IUCN Portal https://portals.iucn.org/library/node/46903 Twitter @UICN_SUR @VisionAmazonica @MinamPeru Intro by Pedro Gamboa Moquillaza The concept of protected area has evolved over the past 60 years. …

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 …

On Country

On Country = Australian Aboriginal/Indigenous term for being in the land of one’s ancestors. Also see: home, working on country Facebook Twitter https://twitter.com/OurMobOnCountry Embedded Tweets Tomorrow we celebrate the Dedication of our IPA. There's a lot of work going on behind the scenes. Hope to see you there. @CountryNeedsPpl pic.twitter.com/0A1zYaqnXK — Yawuru (@YawuruAU) August 21, …

#NavajoCodeTalkersDay

August 14 is Navajo Code Talkers Day Hashtag: #NavajoCodeTalkersDay Embedded Tweets This #NavajoCodeTalkersDay, listen to Pfc. Joe Hosteen Kellwood sing the Marines’ Hymn in Navajo. pic.twitter.com/3os91i6mhi — U.S. Marines (@USMC) August 14, 2017 #NavajoCodeTalkersDay ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/gWSnxYDEnF — Tsi’naajinii (@badoniec12) August 14, 2017 #NavajoCodeTalkersDay A few photos of my grandfather, John V. Goodluck. pic.twitter.com/Z53PmDfDz6 — LT Goodluck …

Indigenous Peoples Week Questions

Poster: #IPW7 Planeta.com’s seventh annual celebration of social web storytelling about Indigenous peoples and tourism around the world — Indigenous Peoples Week takes place August 7-13 (Monday-Sunday). Some of the questions we are asking: What is the status of Indigenous tourism in 2017? Spanish: ¿Cuál es la situación del turismo indígena en 2017? Portuguese: Qual é o status do turismo indígena em 2017? German: Was ist …

Exploring Ecotourism

As part of our series exploring tourism definitions, we explore the ways ecotourism is interpreted around the world. Comments welcome below. While the details vary, most definitions of ecotourism boil down to a special form of tourism that meets three criteria: 1) it provides for environmental conservation 2) it includes meaningful community participation 3) it is …

#Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog de Teotitlán Del Valle   Apologies for the buzzwords, but that’s part of the point of this exercise. Visually, the solution I came up with this is to put the questions in the thought bubbles of a roof dog with translation into Spanish. I could print out the posters and post …

Pozontle

This weekend at La Cosecha Market in Oaxaca City, Mexico: ¡Tenemos Pozontle! Directo de Villa Hidalgo Yalalag. Facebook La Cosecha Oaxaca #MercadoOrganicoLaCosecha Earlier pozontle sighting: Planeta.com Exploring Oaxaca’s Markets Wiki http://oaxaca.wikispaces.com/lacosecha http://oaxaca.wikispaces.com/pozontle http://oaxaca.wikispaces.com/markets Slideshare Mercados de Oaxaca y las Redes Sociales (Oaxaca Markets and the Social Web) from ron mader