Journey

Photo: Journey cakes Journey = The act of traveling from one place to another. Quotes A journey of a thousand miles, begins with a single step. – Popular saying Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events. – Adrienne Rich Dress for the destination, not the journey. …

World Environment Day 2018

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. 2018’s theme of blocking plastic pollution resonates across the globe. Motto: If you cannot reuse it, refuse it. “Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment 2018, urges governments, industry, communities, and …

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

Poster The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today signed an agreement to jointly organize the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in June 11-19, 2020 in Marseille, France. Held every four years, the IUCN Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. It …

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Photo: ccdoh1, Liffey Falls The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area protects one of the last true wilderness regions on Earth and covers approximately 1,584,000 hectares and represents about 1/5 of the area of the island state of Tasmania. The area is formally recognized through World Heritage listing as being part of the world’s natural and cultural …

Where to Buy Folk Art in Oaxaca City

Photo: Ron Mader, Ayuuk Ceramic (available at La Cosecha, Alcalá #806 Arte popular has no finer home than Oaxaca City, La Verde Antequera. Whether you are seeking jewelry, woven rugs, shawls, ceramics or elaborate wooden figures, the famous alebrijes, you could be overwhelmed by the variety and quality of local crafts. Our suggestion – take your …

Europarc

Elsewhere on the Web The EUROPARC Federation is the network for Europe’s natural and cultural heritage. Created by members, the Federation works, to improve the management of Protected Areas in Europe through international cooperation, exchange of ideas and experience, and by influencing policy. As the representative body of Europe’s Protected Areas we are the collective …

Roadtrip

Photo: Valley of Fire Roadtrip = Journey made by car Essentials Cooler Hand wipes Hand cleaner Snacks Drinks TripTik (AAA) Planeta.com Travel Google Maps American Automobile Association (AAA) Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais

Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

Photo The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (BBRRS) is a series of coral reefs straddling the coast of Belize, roughly 300 meters (980 ft) offshore in the north and 40 kilometers (25 mi) in the south within the country limits. The Belize Barrier Reef is a 300-kilometer (190 mi) long section of the 900-kilometer (560 …

China Ranch Date Farm

China Ranch Date Farm is rich in history. The Old Spanish Trail is within walking distance, as is the historic Tonopah and Tidewater railroad bed. If you are interested in learning more about the wildlife, plants or history of the area, try the interpretive guided nature walks. Learn about the geology, botany, birds, and early …

Tasmania

Photo: Tatters, Du Cane Hut Tasmania is Australia’s island state, located 240 kilometers (150 miles) to the south of the Australian continent (nicknamed the North Island), separated by Bass Strait. The state capital and largest city is Hobart. Another major hub for travel is Launceston. Photos Recommended Listening How is Tasmania’s tourism boom impacting the …