Germany Elections 2017

Germany hosts its national elections today, September 24, to elect the members of the 19th Bundestag. The new Bundestag will have to elect a Chancellor with an absolute majority of its members, who will in turn form a new government. Hashtags: #btw17  #bundestagswahl2017 The Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU), led by Angela Merkel, has maintained a …

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 …

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

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

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2017

Poster: Language Week September 11-17 are the dates for the Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2017 Hashtags: #kiaoratereo #tereo #twotrm17 #mlw17 The theme is ‘kia ora te reo Māori.’ Look for details online Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori​ http://www.tetaurawhiri.govt.nz https://www.facebook.com/tetaurawhiri Māori Language Week, te wiki o te reo Māori, …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2017 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation focuses …

Chile Hosts International Marine Protected Areas Congress #IMPAC4

Chile will host the 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress, IMPAC4, which will be held in La Serena – Coquimbo September 4-8, 2017. Hashtag: #IMPAC4 The organizers are launching the official IMPAC4 Chile website that will provide the Marine Protected Areas (MPA) community, the basic information about the congress. The transdisciplinary nature of topics related to …

Indigenous Peoples Week #ipw7

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. 2017 is the seventh year for Indigenous Peoples Week and Planeta.com’s 17th year of innovative online conferencing. Hashtag: #ipw7 Wiki Participation is free. Donations are welcome. The week focuses attention …