Travel Ban

Buzzwords Travel Ban = Restriction and banning visitors 2020 Headlines Trump Issues New Travel Ban – Lawfare June 26, 2018 Breaking news: The US Supreme Court upholds travel ban. The state of Hawaii, three of its residents, and a Muslim-American group challenged the new restrictions. The most recent travel ban blocked the issuance of visas …

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 …

Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks

Photo: Grand Canyon In 2018, visitor spending in communities near national parks resulted in a $40.1 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 329,000 jobs. In 2018, 318 million park visitors spent an estimated $20.2 billion in local gateway regions while visiting National Park Service lands across the country. These expenditures supported a total …

Podcast Faves 2018

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2018, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. When we are mindfully aware of our senses, we are rarely speaking. We are absorbing – listening, seeing, touching, tasting, smelling. Podcasts and good radio ask that we listen.  Podcasts create a world co-created …

Low Carbon

Photo Low Carbon = Economy based on low carbon power sources that therefore has a minimal output of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere, but specifically refers to the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide Low-Carbon and Loving It: Adventures in sustainable living – from the streets of India to middle class Australia Recommended Listening Living the …

Buzzword Bingo 2018

Poster: Image: Warming stripes 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/usefulness in 2018. Buzzword Bingo 2018 Bilingual Signs Coddiwomple Deepfake Digital Transformation Dispensary Flexitarian Joy of Missing Out (JOMO) Lifelong Learning Positive Travel Bias Rain Shadow Single-Use …

Christmas 2018

Photo: Henderson Holidays Rolling coverage of Christmas 2018 celebrated around the world: Henderson, Nevada It’s #Christmas in #Henderson at this years #Winterfest… all part of my final three weeks before I leave for #Oaxaca on Jan 2. Maybe I’ll see @ronmader here today… pic.twitter.com/8QKldHiA6X — Dave Millers Mexico (@DMillersMx) December 8, 2018 Mexico City Comienzan …

Radish Night 2018

Poster Oaxaca City, Mexico – 2018 is the 121st iteration of the annual Noche de Rábanos, aka Radish Night, which takes place on Sunday, December 23 in the downtown zócalo. One of the most impressive community celebrations in the world, it is a favorite of locals and visitors. Consider the pageantry a mashup of agriculture …

Word of the Year 2018

Buzzwords WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.macquariedictionary.com.au/blog/article/536/ https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/word-of-the-year-2018-justice https://www.collinsdictionary.com/woty https://www.dictionary.com/e/word-of-the-year https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/word-of-the-year/word-of-the-year-2018 Previously Word of the Year 2017 Planeta.com Word of the Year Language 2018 Calendar

Climate COP24

Poster The UN climate summits, the COP (Conference of the Parties) are global events which negotiate climate policy. Katowice, Poland hosted the event, Climate #COP24 in 2018. Key Links unfccc.int/katowice unfccc-cop24.streamworld.de Facebook: UNclimatechange Questions Will the conference and side events have livestreaming and archived video? Will press conferences be streamed online? Are there guidelines or …