Porfirio Díaz

Photo: A.Carrillo – AGN México José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori (September 15, 1830 – July 2, 1915) was a Mexican general and politician who served seven terms as President of Mexico, a total of three and a half decades, from 1876 to 1880 and from 1884 to 1911. Headlines La vida secreta de …

Bicycle Transit Systems

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Bicycle Transit Systems – https://www.bicycletransit.com – founded in 2013, aims to be the world leader in bike share system implementation and operation. Leveraging over 25 years of experience in sustainable transportation, Bicycle Transit Systems brings a new approach to the planning, implementation and operation of bike share systems. With technical …

Satellite Event

Buzzwords Satellite Event = Activities or meetings independently organized and conducted in tandem with an official event Not to be confused with events in the satellite industry which are also called ‘satellite events’ Sometimes called ‘parallel event’ or a viewing party Examples tedx sydney right to research Events we wish had satellite events Egypt hosts …

CapeTown7s

Cape Town, South Africa December 8-9 http://www.capetown7s.com: On 8 and 9 December, the Mother City will once again host over 115 000 rugby fans from all over the world as the Cape Town leg of the International HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series comes to South Africa. The world’s fittest and fastest rugby players will entertain …

Navajo Tours USA

Elsewhere on the Web Navajo Tours USA – https://navajotoursusa.com – is a Navajo owned outdoor recreation and tour company based in New Mexico USA. Business motto: Tread lightly. Experience everything. Navajo Tours USA advocates Indigenous connection to the outdoors, responsibly showcase nature, art, culture, and history, and commit to authentic experiences with all guests. Since …

2018 California Wildfires

Photo: Stuart Rankin, edited Suomi NPP image, Smoky California Headlines https://www.wired.com/story/these-wind-patterns-explain-why-californias-wildfires-are-so-bad https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/416479-wh-sending-zinke-to-california-to-address-wildfires Key Links http://www.fire.ca.gov http://www.fire.ca.gov/general/firemaps http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents https://inciweb.nwcg.gov Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/1062488078172880896 Embedded Tweets 60 rigs recently passed through Las Vegas on their way to help battle wildfires in California ❤️🚒 pic.twitter.com/AGAhq5cOqC — City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) November 13, 2018 Wikipedia 2018 California wildfires Woolsey …

Planet Ark Hosts Australia’s National Recycling Week

Poster Australia – Planet Ark hosts National Recycling Week November 12-18. Key Links From Waste War to Recycling Reboot Report https://recyclingnearyou.com.au/nationalrecyclingweek/research/2018/#HDWKTRW-Section From Waste War to Recycling Reboot Report Key Findings https://planetark.org/campaigns/nrw.cfm https://recyclingnearyou.com.au https://recyclingnearyou.com.au/nationalrecyclingweek/research/2018 HP Australia Environmental Sustainability Study 2018 https://www.facebook.com/events/1569022466534537 Key Findings: Council Issues (survey of 180 local councils) Top recycling mistakes Soft plastics in …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Buzzwords Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest known, indigenous.’ …

Austin’s Blue Index

Austin, Texas – Blue Index – https://www.facebook.com/blueindexaustin – is participatory research project designed to gather feedback on 30+ waterscapes through capturing people’s emotional response to water and photography. Blue Index markers are next to the most treasured water sources around town — from Lady Bird Lake to Big Stacey and Pease Park. Find a station, …