Planeta.com’s Spotlight Award

2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and the #YearOfOpen, celebrating open access and open education. Planeta.com opens a public solicitation for nominees showing good practice in tourism and open access. Our #IY2017 Spotlight Award will be awarded to public (government) agencies, institutions and others leading the way. We are seeking examples …

New Publication: Indigenous Tourism Guidelines

Cover G Adventures has published guidelines intended to improve the well-being of Indigenous communities through tourism. Indigenous People and the Travel Industry: Global Good Practice Guidelines were developed over the course of a year by the George Washington University International Institute of Tourism Studies, G Adventures and the Planeterra Foundation—are intended for use by travel companies …

Cultures Under Water

Archives of the livestreaming videos from Tempe, Arizona – Cultures Under Water – climate impacts on tribal cultural heritage Key Links https://law.asu.edu/content/cultures-under-water-climate-impacts-tribal-cultural-heritage Extreme weather and climate events have increased over the past 50 years and Indigenous people are among the most vulnerable to the adverse effects because they are often inextricably tied to their land. …

Reykjavík

Photo: Richard Eriksson Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Reykjavík? Local Travel Meet the locals. Public swimming in Reykjavík is some of the world’s best thanks in part to the geothermal baths and beaches. Wiki Reykjavik Planeta.com Iceland Cities

Acoustic Ecology

Acoustic ecology = Discipline studying the relationship, mediated through sound, between human beings and their environment. At #Bioscapes17 @LeahBarclay says #AcousticEcology is an umbrella, interdisciplinary term for #EcologicalSoundArt, #Bioacoustics, #Ecoacoustics, #DeepListening, #Acoustemology, #Psychoacoustics, #SoundscapeEcology, #SoundWalking, #Acoustic #RemoteSensing, #Acoustic #citsci Planeta.com   Listen   Perspectives on Listening #Bioscapes17

Perspectives on Listening #Bioscapes17

Queensland, Australia – The Biosphere Soundscapes International Workshop and Symposium “Perspectives on Listening” is streaming live today and tomorrow. Hashtag: #Bioscapes17 Key Links http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org/live.html http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org/perspectives-on-listening-symposium.html YouTube Questions Are there any Google docs or wikis in which a transcript is being edited? About the event Arts Front are supporting this event through a public live stream for …