Planeta.com’s Spotlight Award

2017 was the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and the #YearOfOpen, celebrating open access and open education. Planeta.com opens a public solicitation for nominees showing good practice in tourism and open access. Our #IY2017 Spotlight Award will be awarded to public (government) agencies, institutions and others leading the way. We are seeking examples …

International Mountain Day 2017

Photo This year’s theme is Mountains under Pressure: climate, hunger, migration. Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences, …

Montreal Hosts #sbstta #wg8j10

Publisher’s Note: Developing Story to be updated during and after the event Montreal – The Twenty-first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-21) hosts more than 500 delegates from around the world meet this week. The discussion spotlights Indigenous peoples and local communities’ contributions to the Convention on Biological Diversity …

Holiday Bike Rides

When is the next holiday bike ride? ¿Cuándo es el próximo paseo en bicicleta de vacaciones? Embedded Tweets We look forward to riding in the Holiday Bike Ride this weekend in #LasVegas. We hope to see you there! https://t.co/vxtdmtAU3I @RTCSNV @lasvegascyclery #Cycling pic.twitter.com/hnq1M0jxC0 — Fisher for Nevada (@fisherfornevada) December 8, 2017 Great crowd today for …

Perspectives on Listening #Bioscapes17

Queensland, Australia – The Biosphere Soundscapes International Workshop and Symposium “Perspectives on Listening” is streaming live today and tomorrow. Hashtag: #Bioscapes17 Key Links http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org/live.html http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org/perspectives-on-listening-symposium.html YouTube Questions Are there any Google docs or wikis in which a transcript is being edited? About the event Arts Front are supporting this event through a public live stream for …

Teotihuacan Roundtable 2017: Origins, Boom, Collapse and Inheritance

Announcing the Sixth Round Table of Teotihuacan: Origins, Boom, Collapse and Inheritance (6ª Mesa Redonda Teotihuacan: Orígenes, auge, colapso y herencia) is being held this week (November 16-18) in Mexico City, hosted by INAH. Origins of the State: formation and development of the ceremonial center Presentations: The cult of the founding ancestors of Teotihuacan. A …

New Zealand’s National Digital Forum #NDFNZ 2017

Wellington, New Zealand – The National Digital Forum – http://www.ndf.org.nz – hosted its annual conference November 21-22, 2017. The forum is a network working together to enhance digital interaction with culture and heritage. In addition to the conference, arranges local events, and supports professional development opportunities. Hashtags:  #NDFNZ , #NDF2017 Program http://www.ndf.org.nz/programme https://ndf2017.sched.com Videos Pia Andrews (nee Waugh) Harkanwal Singh YouTube …

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 …