Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTÉ)

Raidió Teilifís Éireann = Radio Television of Ireland (RTÉ) is the national public service broadcaster of the Republic of Ireland. The radio service began on January 1, 1926 and television broadcasts began on December 31, 1961. Key Links http://www.rte.ie https://www.rte.ie/radio http://icecast2.rte.ie/rnag Programs Simply Folk, Sundays 10-11pm (2-3pm Las Vegas) Each week on Simply Folk, listeners …

Citizen Journalism

Poster The term citizen journalism is used to describe the way in which citizens play an active role in collecting, reporting and distributing news and information (adapted from Wikipedia). Headlines http://www.wired.com/2016/08/bystanders-no-longer-document-injustice-broadcast The Guardian is opening up its newslists so you can help us make news Recommended Listening Making journalism public – Veteran US journalists Jay …

Yosemite

Photo: Tsai Project, Half Dome Yosemite National Park The area was called “Ahwahnee” (“big mouth”) Giant Sequoias can grow to be 300 feet high, 35 feet in diameter and 100 feet in circumference. One of the grove’s largest trees, the Grizzly Giant, is 209 feet tall and an estimated 1,800 years old. The grove is …

Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

Announcement: The theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week (October 22-28) is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenAccessWeek SPARC: This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars are increasingly adopting open policies and practices, how these are actually implemented is still in flux. …

Hill Country Conservancy

Elsewhere on the Web Hill Country Conservancy marshals public and private resources to preserve the natural areas and scenic vistas, aquifers and springs, rivers and streams, working farms and ranches, and the rural heritage of the Central Texas Hill Country for people to enjoy and cherish for generations to come. Hill Country Conservancy https://hillcountryconservancy.org http://www.facebook.com/hillcountryconservancy/ …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2018

Poster New Zealand – Māori Language Week, te wiki o te reo Māori, is a government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language, one of the three official national languages of the country (Māori, English and New Zealand Sign Language). The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori …

2018 World Cup of Electricity Generation

A bit of Twitter fun from Leo Hickman (@Leo Hickman) – presenting the inaugural Electricity World Cup, an online Twitter poll with more than 8,000 votes. 2018 winner: solar energy. Seedings were researched by @DrSimEvans. Chart and randomiser by @rtmcswee. The game makes us think of our own knowledge (or lack thereof) of electricity. Do …

Senegal

Senegal is located in the westernmost part of the African continent. It is bordered to the West by the Atlantic Ocean, to the North by Mauritania, to the East by Mali and to the South by Bissau Guinea, the Republic of Guinea and the Republic of The Gambia. Senegal also borders The Gambia, a country …

Cape York Tourism Plan 2016-2021

The Cape York Tourism Plan 2016-2021 was developed after broad consultation with stakeholders across the Cape, including Traditional Owners and Councils. It is a living document and will continue to evolve as the tourism industry and infrastructure in Cape York develop and new opportunities arise. Key Links http://www.tourismcapeyork.com http://www.tourismcapeyork.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/CY-TOURISM-ACTION-PLAN-2016_2021_FINAL.pdf Excerpt: About this plan   Consultation …