July 20 and looking up at the moon

Photo: NASA, Flag deployment Celebrating July 20, the anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing. Key Links https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/apollo11.html Headlines Ten Things You Didn’t Know About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing The Year – Atlantic CSIRO Control Center https://www.nasa.gov/feature/the-historic-apollo-mission-control-center-will-be-restored Videos Photos Wikipedia Apollo_11 Planeta.com Moon Florida Space Travel

Nelson Mandela Centennial

Photo: South Africa Government, President Cyril Ramaphosa and former US President Barack Obama at 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture This week in South Africa – the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. Video Obama comments 02:15:00 Transcript https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/07/17/politics/barack-obama-mandela-speech-transcript/index.html Headlines http://ewn.co.za/2018/07/17/madelalecture-ramaphosa-obama-arrive-at-wanderers-stadium Barack Obama shines a light on our ‘strange and uncertain times’ Obama praises …

Guelaguetza 2018

Poster: Guelaguetza 2018 This year the #Guelaguetza is going to get you … online. Este año la #Guelaguetza va a conseguir que estés en línea. Hashtag: #Guelaguetza2018 Guelaguetza is performed four times – twice on Monday the 23 and again on Monday 30, 8am-noon Vegas time, 10am-2pm Oaxaca and from 3-7pm Vegas time and 5-9pm …

Endangered Species Act

Buzzwords Wikipedia: The Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA; 16 U.S.C. § 1531 et seq.) is one of the few dozens of US environmental laws passed in the 1970s, and serves as the enacting legislation to carry out the provisions outlined in The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora …

San Francisco Rugby

Poster For those who enjoy enjoy international competitions, next week is the seventh edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens, the  premier stand-alone international rugby sevens competition outside the Olympic Games. Hashtag: #Rugby7s Key Links https://www.rwcsevens.com https://www.rwcsevens.com/where-to-watch https://www.rwcsevens.com/tickets https://www.youtube.com/worldrugby http://www.facebook.com/worldrugby7s http://www.twitter.com/worldrugby7s Wikipedia: The 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be the seventh edition of the Rugby …

Henderson Links

Photo: Kevin Scuiller, Stroll ‘n’ Roll Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Government http://hendersonlive.com https://www.facebook.com/cityofhenderson http://instagram.com/cityofhenderson Headlines henderson-city-council-oks-30-5m-grant-for-union-pacific-railroad-trail-project railway-track-build-new-depot-run-trains-henderson festival-dances-distinct-hawaiian-beat-photos every-city-has-story-tell-and-henderson-s-no-different nevada-s-oldest-operating-casino-railroad-pass-celebrating-85th-birthday water-street-even-more-fun-is-flowing-here – @EICasino seldom-heard-dissenting-word-henderson-s-city-council henderson-looks-2015-parks-health-transportation-projects henderson-has-its-own-booze-district henderson-finishes-mountain-lake-terrazza-parks http://ronmader.wordpress.com/2014/04/13/stroll-n-roll henderson-get-valley-s-first-diverging-diamond-interchange – @RJroadwarrior henderson-s-new-parks-push-puts-pressure-maintenance-costs https://lasvegasweekly.com/news/2013/may/16/60-things-know-about-henderson Legacy Golf Club open lawsuit-aims-to-prevent-new-development-at-legacy-golf-club https://www.facebook.com/cityofhenderson/posts/10155594402164116:0 What’s next? September 9-10 Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival organized by …

Cities Links

Photo Links about cities presented in somewhat random fashion Headlines https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/transformers-cities-connecting-local-governments-with-citizens-and-their-cities/2017/11/14/596ef9ee-c956-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_video.html https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/03/which-worlds-most-biodiverse-city-extreme-cities https://theconversation.com/go-native-why-we-need-wildlife-allotments-to-bring-species-back-to-the-burbs-69631 http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/06/14/how-can-we-engage-residents-to-conserve-urban-biodiversity-talk-to-them http://www.accorhotels-group.com/en/news/urban-ecotourism-greening-cities.html http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/04/nature-urban-national-parks http://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/how-can-cities-meet-the-needs-of-locals-and-tourists http://safecities.economist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/EIU_Safe_Cities_Index_2015_white_paper-1.pdf (PDF) The 10 worst city tourism videos The Rise of the ‘Free’ City Tour – @vickybaker The secrets of the world’s happiest cities How well do cities use the social web? Crowd-Sourced Sightseeing Ciudades no sostenibles Cities …

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Elsewhere on the Web The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies – https://www.coralcoe.org.au – undertakes research for sustainable use of coral reefs. Events July 19-20 Coral Reef Futures Symposium and Public Forum Key Links https://www.coralcoe.org.au https://www.facebook.com/ARCCoralCoE https://www.facebook.com/ARCCoralCoE/videos https://www.youtube.com/user/CoralCoE https://twitter.com/CoralCoE Tweets by CoralCoE About the Centre The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef …

Bilingual Signs

Hashtags We are fans of bilingual signage. The case is made succinctly by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir, aka Mark Spencer Turner (@Marcas_Mac) of http://marcas.scot who launched the hashtag: #bilingualsign A bilingual sign tells you more than just where you need to go. It tells you a country has more than one native language. It tells …

Bats Links

Photo Links related to bats presented in mostly random fashion Headlines White-nose syndrome is quietly killing millions of bats http://passporttotexas.org/busting-myths-about-bats Mauritius to kill 18,000 threatened native bats in ‘disgraceful’ cull – Mongabay Bat removal in Charters Towers in north Queensland goes off with a bang Flickr BatsLIVE broadcast Twitter @BatConRescueQld @MareeTreadwellK @OccasionalBat @NZBatman Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/923399206588497920 …