World Ocean Summit 2018

This week Mexico hosts the World Ocean Summit (Cumbre Mundial del OcĂ©ano). Hashtag #OceanSummit The summit takes place March 7-9 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. Background The Economist Group has been the host of the World Summit of the Ocean. The purpose is to accelerate the transition towards the sustainable use of the ocean. …

The Meaningful Travel Map of Jordan

Tourism Cares and the Jordan Tourism Board have launched the Meaningful Travel Map of Jordan. Key Links https://www.myjordanjourney.com/the-meaningful-travel-map-of-jordan https://www.myjordanjourney.com/social-enterprise-the-jordan-trail-association http://www.jordantrail.org Facebook https://www.facebook.com/tourismcares https://www.facebook.com/MyJordanJourney You might ask we bring this up. Tweets from @justinmfrancis are short and sweet: A PDF map of community based tourism (which can’t be indexed on Google) on a site with almost …

3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance

Poster The 3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance takes place in Chennai, India, March 6-8, 2018. Hashtags: #biofin3gc #finance4nature Questions Is there a conference program or agenda? (Yes) Is there a directory of participants? Are any of the presentations online? What would locals like visitors to know about Chennai? Biodiversity finance is fundamental to sustainable …

Open Education Week 2018

Poster Open Education Week 2018 – https://www.openeducationweek.org – takes place March 5-9. Hashtags: #openeducationwk, #oaweek Twitter shoutout: @OEWeek @oeconsortium @OERCommons Background Some background. The goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now. Organizers and participants highlight how open education can help people …

ITB 2018

From ITB Urlaub ist unsere Natur. Future Day For 15 years, ITB Future Day has been the most important day of the ITB Berlin Convention. This is where mega trends in economy and society and key topics of the global travel and tourism industry are discussed. Exclusive empirical study results and examples of Best Demonstrated …

World Wildlife Day 2018

Poster Big cats under threat! This year’s World Wildlife Day (March 3) focuses on the larger felines — lion, tiger, leopard and jaguar — the 4 largest wild cats that can roar – and also cheetah, snow leopard, puma, clouded leopard. 2018 In 2018 World Wildlife Day is celebrated with the theme “Big cats: predators …

Bark in the Park 2018

Poster Henderson, Nevada hosts the annual Bark In the Park, Saturday, March 3, 10am-2pm in Cornerstone Park. Bark in the Park is a celebration of canine friends with dozens of information and vendor booths. The event attracts hundreds of beautiful dogs, many needing forever homes. There are plenty of bowls, buckets and kiddie pools of …

#spacefornature

Hashtags Recapping the February 27-28, 2018 event: #SpaceforNature The challenge We are rapidly losing Earth’s wild species and wild spaces, with global vertebrate populations having declined by two-thirds by in the last 40 years.  Under the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have pledged to protect at least 17% of …