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 …

Climate #COP24

Poster The UN climate summits, the COP (Conference of the Parties) are global events, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. This year Katowice, Poland hosted the event, Climate #COP24. Key Links https://unfccc.int/katowice https://www.facebook.com/UNclimatechange https://unfccc-cop24.streamworld.de Questions Will the conference and side events have livestreaming and archived video? Will press conferences be …

Podcast Faves 2018

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2018, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. Podcasts create a world co-created by the listener. The best programs bring the listener in via comments or Twitter or old-fashioned, landline phone calls. The podcast is not an end to itself but part …

International Mountain Day 2018

Photo: Spring Mountains December 11 is International Mountain Day which celebrates our higher aspirations. Hashtags #MountainsMatter #InternationalMountainDay #DíaInternacionalDeLasMontañas More Info http://www.un.org/en/events/mountainday http://www.fao.org/international-mountain-day/key-messages/en/ Questions How is ‘International Mountain Day’ translated in other languages? How is ‘International Mountain Day’ translated in Indigenous languages? (Important for 2019’s celebration during the International Year of Indigenous Languages) What have we …

2018 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Kudos Lost City Museum for creating a brick-and-mortar, delicious, face-to-face,and instagrammable coddiwomple. Saturday, December 8 was Native American Day/Holiday Open House. The event featured Native American food, dancers, artists, and crafts people. For sale were jewelry and ceramics, Navajo tacos, and fry bread. There was also a raffle to raise funds for the docents. …

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 …

Protecting our digital cultural heritage / Ayeye digital-kenhe arntarntareme

Photo: NDFNZ Keynote from NDFNZ 2018: Protecting our digital cultural heritage / Ayeye digital-kenhe arntarntareme presented by Shaun Angeles Penangke. Video Timestamps 2:00 Map of Australia 3:00 My people are very spiritual people. We are physical manifestations of our ancestral spirits. Our entire essence walks in spirit So when we mix the spiritual with the …

Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior

Cover Reading this week: Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior https://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/attach/2018/12/science-under-siege-at-department-of-interior-full-report.pdf Press Release WASHINGTON (December 4, 2018)—Scientific studies canceled. A chilling effect on discussion of climate change.  Thousands of acres of public lands opened to polluting industries. It all happened on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s watch. The damage Zinke has inflicted could …