Parque Nacional Revillagigedo

Photo: Mexican Government This week Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed the Decree of the Revillagigedo National Park (Parque Nacional Revillagigedo). This is the largest totally protected marine park in North America, with an area of 14,808,780 hectares. In the current administration, six Natural Protected Areas and five safeguard zones have been decreed, equivalent to …

Cryptoconservation

The IUCN and the Swiss PORINI Foundation are developing a Green List Standard Token (GLS) to help link credible evaluation and verification of conservation success to a financing mechanism. Hashtag: #cryptoconservation The system uses the Green List Standard, a global benchmark to improve nature conservation and biodiversity in protected areas. To keep track of the global success …

Word of the Year 2017

WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. Planeta.com: Makarrata, the coming together after a struggle. From the Uluru Statement: “We call for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution. Makarrata is the culmination of our agenda: the coming together after a …

#CyberMonday

Cyber Monday is the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the USA. Much like Black Friday, Cyber Monday is a catalyst for shopping. Different from Black Friday, Cyber Monday focuses online sales. Hashtag: #cybermonday Planeta.com celebrates the day to update some of our commercial features including New Titles and New Music. We also spotlight some …

1 October

Las Vegas – We’re living too close to this tragedy to be terribly eloquent right now. That said, we’d like to figure out what to say in a way that articulates the profound change in community Las Vegas experienced on October 1, 2017. The local news media started to use ‘1 October’ as shorthand. Hashtag: #1october. …

Tourism Trends 11.2017 Suzanne Becken

Kudos to Suzanne Becken for recording this video, a greeting for the World Travel Market, a snapshot of tourism trends in 2017. YouTube Twitter https://twitter.com/SusanneBecken Tweets by SusanneBecken Key Links Lecture by Professor Susanne Becken, Griffith University, Australia at the WTM 2017 in London(link is external) Interview with Faith Taylor at the World Travel & …

Stroll ‘N’ Roll 2017

The best things in life are free, family-friendly and generally include bicycles. Such is the case for the Henderson, Nevada which hosts its annual Stroll-N-Roll Saturday, November 18. The 4-hour annual event is a spin so the speak on the Ciclovia phenomenon sweeping the globe. Originally founded in Bogota, Colombia, ciclovias are scheduled events when roads are closed to motorized traffic, allowing the …