Prime Minister’s Bus Tour Not a Bus Tour

Photo Coverage and reactions to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s bus tour / not a bus tour of Queensland, Australia Also see: ghost bus Headlines https://www.themonthly.com.au/blog/mungo-maccallum/2018/12/2018/1541984096/scomo-express-backfires https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/ghost-bus-the-scomo-express-hits-the-runway-rather-than-the-road-20181105-p50e2g.html Round and round: the perennial appeal of the campaign bus More video https://www.abc.net.au/insiders/the-scomo-express/10486022 Embedded Tweets Looking forward to hitting the road in Qld this week and keeping Australia …

Responsible Tourism Day 2018

Photo: Flying, Mexico In 2018 World Responsible Tourism Day is November 7. We are recapping examples from responsible travel week held earlier this year and previewing Responsible Travel Week 2019 and hanging out with friends in London and around the globe via twitter and video conversations. This Planeta.com page will be updated throughout the week …

USA 2018 Midterms

Photo: Vote Rolling coverage of the 2018 midterm elections in the USA: Live Coverage https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/2018-election-results-coverage https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/election-day-live-updates-analysis/nov-6 https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/live-blog/live-blog-midterm-election-2018-updates-news-analysis-n930691 Headlines five-energy-and-environment-ballot-questions-to-watch therevelator.org/environmental-ballot-initiatives important-science-issues-every-state North Dakota https://www.publicintegrity.org/2018/10/30/22398/north-dakota-voter-id-law-backlash Lots of news outlets are jumping on the North Dakota voter ID story these days. But there's some larger context that's important. ND's Native American reservations are a sea of blue …

MĂ©xico 2018

Poster What’s happening in Mexico in 2018? We are paying attention to the national election as well timely tours, environmental conservation and cultural heritage. Curating tweets and pointing to timely resources on the social web. Suggestions are welcome. Twitter Moment Mexico 2018 Mexico 2018 🇲🇽 Headlines https://showsnob.com/2018/11/09/vice-season-6-episode-24-reacp https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/14/cancun-tourist-paradise-mexico-drug-violence Elections Mexico 2018 Elections Planeta.com MĂ©xico Mexico’s …

Talk the Walk Downtown

Photo: Walk Las Vegas, November 1, 7pm – Richard Hooker, a cultural urbanist and co-owner of Las Vegas Pop Culture Tours, narrated a lively and educational slide show about his popular Downtown walking tour. Free! Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library. Questions What is the status of walking tours in downtown Las Vegas? The …

Flickr News 11.2018

November 1, 2018 – News from Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/lookingahead Let’s be candid. Flickr at its best is a place to connect, to discover, and to evolve as photographers and lovers of photography. This is the world’s largest photographer-focused community. Here, together, this newly-independent community can shape the future of photography itself. Today we are announcing updates …

Living Planet Report 2018

Report cover Recommended Reading: The 2018 Living Planet Report is the twelfth edition of the report and provides the scientific evidence to what nature has been telling us repeatedly: unsustainable human activity is pushing the planet’s natural systems that support life on Earth to the edge. The Living Planet Report documents the state of the planet—including …

USA: Immigration Policy Change and Protests

Spotlight on the zero tolerance program of the Trump Administration. In June 2018, networks broadcast live from the USA/Mexico border. Questions What are the immigration proposals? Who are the local reporters, activists and politicians working along the border? Headlines Caravans https://www.politico.com/story/2018/11/16/trump-migrant-migrant-caravan-1000485 https://qz.com/1450898/pictures-of-migrant-caravan-and-us-border-tell-different-stories https://thehill.com/policy/international/414767-migrant-caravan-splits-into-several-groups https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-migrant-caravan-20181104-story.html November https://thehill.com/opinion/immigration/414653-to-be-clear-seeking-asylum-at-the-border-is-not-illegal October July 2018 https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/7/19/17587888/cory-booker-family-separation-border-immigrants-asylum-seekers http://thehill.com/latino/395592-trump-compares-border-enforcement-to-keeping-people-off-your-lawn June 2018 https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/06/22/politics/donald-trump-pro-publica-sound/index.html http://www.msnbc.com/andrea-mitchell-reports/watch/obama-s-homeland-security-chief-jeh-johnson-speaks-on-border-crisis-1261060675949 …

2018 Calendar

Buzzwords Here is our rolling preview and recap of 2018: Global celebrations. International Year of the Reef (again) and the Year of the Irish Language Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish) International Year of the Reef 2018 International Year Annual Valentine’s Day Unconference – Responsible Travel Week Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18 Topics: Responsible Travel Week …

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Photo: Tasmanian Devil This week, October 28-31, Wildlife Tourism Australia holds its conference and Planeta.com will be up transforming this preview page into an exciting recap. We are also curating this Twitter moment. The conference – Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents – takes place in Tasmania. …