Parks and Recreation: Services for a Socially Just and Equitable Community

Photo: Brisbane Webinar Announcement: Parks and Recreation: Services for a Socially Just and Equitable Community, July 14, 1pm GMT, 6am PT Official spin: Parks, public spaces, and sport amenities are central to most communities and is always a hub of activity by children, youth, and adults. The COVID-19 pandemic with complete lockdown and social distancing …

Hawai’i: Listen to the Forest

Screenshot New video from PBS Hawai’i: Listen to the Forest An environmental documentary that traces the destruction of Hawai’i’s rainforests, this film calls for preservation and a return to the ecological wisdom that guided traditional Hawaiians’ connection to the land. Key Links pbshawaii.org/listen-to-the-forest – @pbshawaii hawaiianlegacyfoundation.org Planeta https://planeta.com/hawaii https://planeta.com/hawaii-links https://planeta.com/rainforests https://planeta.com/listen https://planeta.com/wild-usa

Celebrating Matariki (2020)

Poster: Matariki New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. On July 13 the Matariki star cluster will rise in New Zealand skies, …

Where is the conversation?

Photo: 7MagicMountains A conversation is communication between two or more people. A good conversation occurs when people listen to one another over time. (poster). This essay addresses three questions: What have we learned? Where do we want to go? And … Where is the conversation? Let’s explore current online platforms that enable the gambit of …

Open Access Week

Roofdog Held annually in October, International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access and Open Education as the new default in scholarship and research. 2020 dates: October 19-25. Key Links openaccessweek.org @SPARC_NA Facebook Background International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research. …

Urgent Call from Mexico (World Environment Day 2020)

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Golfinas Rolling coverage of the Summer 2020 budget for Mexico’s environmental ministries. Cuts up to 75% could be made of the institutions. This page includes the English-language translation of an open letter to the President of Mexico, made on World Environment Day, June 5, 2020. Headlines ‘Unprecedented’ Cuts To Mexico’s Park Service …

Monuments

Photo: Crazy Horse Monument = a statue, building, or other structure erected to commemorate a famous or notable person or event Twitter https://twitter.com/patrimoniomx Planeta https://planeta.com/national-monument https://planeta.com/icomos https://planeta.com/wiki-loves-monuments

Friends of Nevada Wilderness

Logo Spotlight on the Friends of Nevada Wilderness – nevadawilderness.org, a pioneering effort to protect wilderness in the state. 2020 Campaign: #DontBombTheBighorn Official spin: Since 1984 Friends of Nevada Wilderness has successfully led efforts to protect over 3 million acres of Wilderness – Nevada’s wild heritage. nevadawilderness.org Facebook Flickr YouTube @friendsofnvwild Features https://planeta.com/dnwr Planeta https://planeta.com/wild-nevada …

World Listening Day 2020

Poster July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2020, #acousticecology, #deeplistening, #WorldListeningDay This year’s theme for World Listening Day 2020 is the Collective Field created by Wild Sanctuary Vice President, Katherine Krause (@KatKrause). World Listening Day is hosted by the World Listening Project. Around the world contests and walks focus attention on improving listening skills …