Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo: Monarch Sanctuary Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo (Promoting Protection). Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing bespoke trips for individual clients and small groups. Her …

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz – is used in tandem with our workshops and February’s Responsible Travel Week. It’s part of our internal effort of cyber housekeeping that we share with friends. Participants score their performances. Suggestions are welcome. The quiz and related handouts can be used and shared freely in classrooms and …

World Toilet Day

Poster Toilet = sanitation fixture used primarily for the disposal of human urine and feces. International organizations, particularly the World Toilet Organization, have promoted World Toilet Day. In 2013, the United Nations officially recognized November 19 as World Toilet Day in a bid to make sanitation for all a global development priority. More than one …

Menus

Photo: Estonia Menu = a list of dishes available in a restaurant Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus http://mentalfloss.com/article/63443/8-psychological-tricks-restaurant-menus Menu Design: Nested Pricing on Restaurant Menus Menu Design: Nested Pricing on Restaurant Menus Flickr Menus Planeta.com Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities Food Links

Impeachment

Buzzwords Impeachment = a charge of misconduct made against the holder of a public office Headlines ‘The answer is yes’: Sondland affirms ‘quid pro quo’ in Ukraine dealings Sondland testifies quid pro quo in Ukraine was real and widely known The Constitution Doesn’t Give Presidents Any Protections During Impeachment How to impeach a president – …

Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve

Photo: Diana Hernandez, Cacti July 2, 2018 the 42WHC added this park to the World Heritage List. 42nd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee Wikipedia: The Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve is a protected natural area located in southeastern Mexico. Its name derives from its two main locations: Cuicatlán and Tehuacán. Almost all of the reserve is …

New Zealand Links

New Zealand Flag Links related to New Zealand (Aotearoa) presented in somewhat random fashion: Otautau Celebrating the Collections & Archives of Otautau Museum – @OtautauT Otautau – Wikipedia New Zealand Wars In their haka pōwhiri, the warriors paid homage to all their tūpuna who died in the New Zealand Wars around Aotearoa. https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/401941/te-putake-o-te-riri-fierce-welcome-for-ardern-and-maori-ministers Wikipedia: The …

Wikipedia

Elsewhere on the Web Wikipedia — wikipedia.org — is a dynamic online pioneer in the maturing movements for free knowledge, open access, and crowdsourcing. Planeta.com links to Wikipedia on many pages but what confuses me are the protocols of adding or not adding a link to one’s website, of adding or not adding information about …

The Good Place

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended TV show and podcast: The Good Place The Good Place Podcast https://www.nbc.com/the-good-place/exclusives/tgp-podcast Twitter @nbcthegoodplace @nocontexttgp Season Four That was your life Season 3 Finale, Pandemonium https://tv.avclub.com/the-good-place-sucks-but-the-good-place-is-transcenden-1832037224 ‘The Good Place’ Season Finale Recap: Pandemonium Time Knife Nazis again, somehow. Here there is no time and it’s the present. Unintended consequences Don’t …

Parks

Photo: Red Rock Canyon Park = Scenic or historically important area of countryside protected for the enjoyment of the general public and/or the preservation of wildlife. Spotlight Popocatépetl and Ixtaccíhuatl National Park Celestún Biosphere Reserve Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries Chaco Culture National Historical Park Zion National Park Grand Canyon …