Citizen Science

Buzzwords Citizen Science = Science which is undertaken with the participation of the wider community of non-scientists Wiki Citizen Science   Planeta.com Bioblitz https://planeta.com/science The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación  

Sustainability

Definitions abound about what constitutes sustainable development, yet we see only a handful of successful applications. Is sustainable development a buzzword or a concept that has yet to mature? When institutions highlight ‘sustainable development,’ they rarely share materials in a timely manner and even less so with the interested reader in mind. The result is …

World Food Day

October 16 is World Food Day, each year celebrated with a specific theme courtesy of the FAO. Each year Planeta.com updates our food features and starts a deep dive into themes at hand. Translating: World Food Day Features World Food Day 2017 https://planeta.com/foodsecurity https://planeta.com/ruraldevelopment Twitter Moment World Food Day World Food Day Wiki Food Planeta.com …

Rural Development

Rural development … Definition Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas. Rural development has traditionally centered on the exploitation of land-intensive natural resources such as agriculture and forestry. – Wikipedia World Food Day Connection October 16 is World Food Day, …

World Food Day 2017

October 16 is World Food Day. This year’s theme is: “Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development.” Hashtag: #WFD2017 Planeta.com celebrates World Food Day each year. We are inspired by the work of the FAO and welcome the opportunity to take a deep dive into timely topics. Key Links http://www.fao.org/world-food-day FAO …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Photo: Brittglow, School of fish Australia – The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. The reef is the largest natural feature on earth and stretches more than 2,300 kilometers off the coast of Queensland. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is managed by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. The …

Silo

Buzzwords Silo = Management system incapable of reciprocal operations with others Instead of ‘re-inventing the wheel’ each time, could we instead improve upon the wheel that’s already there? Beyond silos lies the creation of social bridging exercises. Artwork / Cue Yourself Wiki Silo Planeta.com Open Access The Value of Collaboration

Mexican Proverbs (Dichos Mexicanos)

Ayuuk Chickens So many favorite Mexican proverbs. Many, many thanks to friends who patiently explained literal translations and deeper meanings. Los lunes ni las gallinas ponen. Monday even the hens don’t lay eggs. El que tiene tienda que la atienda, o si no que la venda. Who has a store tends to it. If not, …

Indigenous Peoples Day #IndigenousPeoplesDay

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay Used frequently as a counterpoint to Columbus Day. Each year Planeta.com hosts Indigenous Peoples Week to focus on travel and tourism. We also celebrate August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. There are other holidays and commemorations of …