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Planeta.com spotlights what is local around the globe.

We work toward decentralizing communication by encouraging engagement – active participation and reciprocity – among key players, starting with locals and visitors.

Developed by Ron Mader in 1994 as a reporter’s notebook, Planeta.com pioneers online reporting focusing on conscious living and travel around the globe. The award-winning site is geared toward conscious hosts, travelers, and everyone in between.

We aspire toward Open Access, Open Education and Open Journalism.

We are seeking practical suggestions in the realm of eco-friendly, people-friendly and place-friendly travel.

We are happy to partner with others.

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Corrections please. Finding misspellings on Planeta.com is like finding water in the ocean. Editorial suggestions and constructive criticism are welcome

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About this channel: Handcrafted videos created in the spirit of learning, sharing and inspiring. Enjoy! Thanks for watching the videos! Welcome. A few notes: Comments are moderated. Name-calling, attacks or bigoted language won’t be approved. Discussion and disagreements are terrific. Please be respectful.

Videos hechos a mano creados con el espíritu de aprender, compartir e inspirar. ¡Disfrutar! Gracias por ver los videos! Bienvenido. Algunas notas: Los comentarios son moderados. No se aprobarán insultos, ataques o lenguaje intolerante. Discusión y desacuerdos son terribles. Por favor sea respetuoso

Conference Archive
Planeta.com has hosted more than thirty online conferences since 2000. This is an impressive archive and we would like to partner with universities in summarizing the dialogues and pursuing new avenues of collaboration.

Specialized Workshops
Planeta.com provides direct access to travel operators, language schools, artisans and conservation groups. For professionals including park managers, conservationists, tourism associations and government leaders we offer workshops and presentations.


Engaging Events

Ron Mader