New Zealand’s National Digital Forum #NDFNZ 2018

Screenshot Wellington, New Zealand – This week the National Digital Forum – http://www.ndf.org.nz – hosted its annual conference November 19-21, 2018. 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. Livestreaming https://live1.r2.co.nz/20181120 Key Links http://www.ndf.org.nz http://www.ndf.org.nz/programme …

Happening Now: Biodiversity #EgyptCOP14

Photo: Eric Burgers, Yolanda Reef Egypt hosts the 14th Biodiversity COP November 11-29, 2018. Hashtags: #COP14  #EgyptCOP14 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making requests of the organizers and participants and curating this Twitter moment. Suggestions and feedback are welcome. Key Links http://www.cbd.int https://www.facebook.com/UNBiodiversity https://www.facebook.com/pg/UNBiodiversity/events/ https://www.facebook.com/events/2223389177938638 https://twitter.com/CristianaPascaP https://twitter.com/UNBiodiversity Videos https://cslide.ctimeetingtech.com/cop14/attendee https://cslide.ctimeetingtech.com/cop14/attendee/confcal Facebook Live …

2018 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Honor Native American Heritage and mark your calendar: Saturday, December 8, 2018 for Native American Day at Nevada’s Lost City Museum. The event features Native American dancers, food and demonstrations. There will be a variety of artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their creations. There will also be delicious Navajo tacos and fry bread …

Protected Planet Report 2018

New Report: Protected Planet Report 2018 https://livereport.protectedplanet.net PDF Questions Are there any video presentations, interviews or conversations about the report? Is the report available in other languages? What other relevant reports are published online? About the report Protected Planet Reports are biennial landmark publications that assess the state of protected areas around the world. They …

Stroll ‘N’ Roll 2018

Poster The best things in life are free, family-friendly and generally include opportunities to walk and bike in a safe environment. Such is the case for the Henderson, Nevada which hosts its annual Stroll-N-Roll Saturday, November 17. The 4-hour annual event is a spin so the speak on the Ciclovía phenomenon around the globe. On …

Investing in Biodiversity: #COP14 Declaration

Photo Official statement from the UN Biodiversity COP 14 Questions Is there a plain text version of the declaration? How was the declaration developed? Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration Investing in Biodiversity for People and Planet https://www.cbd.int/doc/c/b88b/15fd/ce60b9f3cccb30be25a7c42a/sharmelsheikh-declaration-egypt-en.pdf (PDF) We, the ministers and other heads of delegation, having met with the occasion of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference, …

Dizhsa Nabani

Poster For anyone keen on Indigenous languages, language revitalization and the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019 at its finest!), this conversation spotlights a favorite new video series: Dizhsa Nabani = Lengua Viva = Living Language, a documentary project on Zapotec language and identity in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Thank you, thank you, thank …

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, …

2018 California Wildfires

Photo: Stuart Rankin, edited Suomi NPP image, Smoky California Headlines https://www.wired.com/story/these-wind-patterns-explain-why-californias-wildfires-are-so-bad https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/416479-wh-sending-zinke-to-california-to-address-wildfires Key Links http://www.fire.ca.gov http://www.fire.ca.gov/general/firemaps http://www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents https://inciweb.nwcg.gov Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/1062488078172880896 Embedded Tweets 60 rigs recently passed through Las Vegas on their way to help battle wildfires in California ❤️🚒 pic.twitter.com/AGAhq5cOqC — City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) November 13, 2018 Wikipedia 2018 California wildfires Woolsey …