Biodiversity Links

Photo Links related to biodiversity presented in somewhat random fashion: Biodiversity Media Alliance http://biodiversitymedia.ning.com Headlines Destrucción neta de biodiversidad – La Jornada New biodiversity chief to UN Secretary-General wants biodiversity mainstreamed http://www.nature.org/newsfeatures/pressreleases/only-a-handful-of-countries-on-track-to-meet-their-biodiversity-goals.xml http://biographic.com/posts/sto/the-shortfalls-of-biodiversity – @bioGraphic @pkareiva http://abc.net.au/news/2016-12-28/landmark-changes-to-nsw-land-clearing-laws/8123918 http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms12747 – https://twitter.com/NatureEcoEvo/status/771299486064926721 Assessing the Cost of Global Biodiversity and Conservation Knowledge – @IUCNscience Biodiversity greater inside Earth’s …

Cyclestreets

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: CycleStreets – https://www.cyclestreets.net – is a UK-wide cycle journey planner system, which lets you plan routes from A to B by bike. It is designed by cyclists, for cyclists, and caters for the needs of both confident and less confident cyclists. Key Links https://www.cyclestreets.net What is CycleStreets? CycleStreets is currently …

Buzzword Bingo 2018

Poster: Image: Warming stripes, Annual global temperatures from 1850-2017 What are your favorite words of 2018? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that came to attention in 2018. Buzzword Bingo 2018 Coddiwomple Digital transformation Dispensary Flexitarian Single-Use Plastic Warming Stripes Also see: Americanist, Bike Lanes, Bilingual Signs, …

Coloquio Internacional Vida y creencias en la Huasteca posclásica

November 2018 event Coloquio Internacional Vida y creencias en la Huasteca posclásica (International Colloquium Life and beliefs in the post-classical Huasteca) YouTube Bienvenida al Coloquio por: Antonio Saborit. Director, Museo Nacional de Antropología Claude Stresser-Péan. Directora, Fundación Stresser-Péan Mesa Tamtoc Ponencias: Uso y transformación del paisaje precolombino de la región del río Tampaón Guillermo Córdova …

Acoma Sky City

The oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States is Acoma Sky City, home to the Pueblo of Acoma. Residents provide tours of the settlement on the 367-foot tall mesa, about 20 miles south of Interstate 40 and half-way between Albuquerque and Gallup. The Sky City Cultural Center and Haak’u Museum preserve Acoma traditions while …

Marketing Travel on the Social Web

Photo: Benleigh Workshop, 2006 This article was originally written in 2006. There are a few updates and suggestions are welcome. Successful tourism marketing requires an understanding of how to make effective use of one’s website and its connections on the social web. Yes, it is helpful to have a website but even moreso the dedicated …

Brexit

Buzzwords Brexit = British exit 2018 https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/nov/14/theresa-mays-brexit-deal-everything-you-need-to-know Boris Johnson Resigns Ahead Of Trump’s Visit Headlines http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc/entries/e5f8951f-cec7-4d8a-8504-15016235617f http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-38721650 Brexit: Embedded Tweets https://medium.com/@tomchatfield/an-old-friend-asked-me-how-i-feel-about-brexit-67039cbe7e96 https://victoriablakewriter.wordpress.com/2016/07/04/post-brexit-blues http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-eu-referendum-36631738 https://theconversation.com/how-brexit-triggered-a-global-market-meltdown-61535 https://www.cer.org.uk/insights/how-leave-outgunned-remain-battle-five-ms https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/britains-eu-problem-london-problem brexit-vote-could-unravel-not-just-the-european-union but-the-united-kingdom-too british-are-frantically-googling what-the-eu-is-hours after-voting-to-leave-it EU leaders call for UK to leave as soon as possible Brexit for Americans Silence of the Streets – @LondonSounds Recommended Listening Billy Bragg …

Immediate Now

Buzzwords One of the buzzwords that should signify the expectation that things happen right now, whether or not that’s a good thing. Customer service? We want it now. Attention, please. Now. Presenting, the immediate now. The immediate now is often expected in real-time messaging. How do we respond to messages that ask for an immediate …

Authenticity

Photo: Paris in Las Vegas Authenticity = Truthfulness of origins, attributions, sincerity and intentions. Questions Are there authentic destinations left to explore? = ¿Hay destinos auténticos que quedan por explorar? Headlines https://www.eater.com/2018/3/7/17081968/best-food-texas-tex-mex-barbecue YouTube Planeta.com Certification Deepfake Truth