Flickr News 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 …

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, …

USA 2018

Photo: Navajo Times Our rolling coverage of the USA in 2018 presented in somewhat random fashion: November 6 USA 2018 Midterms Trade War https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-grains-idUSKCN1NQ0GA Mueller https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/576373/ https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-litman-mueller-probe-blockbuster-developments-20181120-story.html https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/23/robert-mueller-profile-donald-trump-russia-investigation September https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/politics/a-demand-from-texas-voters-in-the-era-of-trump-compassion/2018/08/30/f26cc678-a077-11e8-83d2-70203b8d7b44_story.html https://amp.theguardian.com/film/2018/aug/31/active-measures-film-documentary-russia-trump   August pic.twitter.com/ARfOKDFOvm — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) August 20, 2018 July 2018 July 17: 1 October – Amazon.com – Blockbuster – Cold Case – …

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 …

Indigenous Peoples Week August 6-12, 2018

Poster 2018’s Indigenous Peoples Week (IPW) was Planeta.com’s eighth annual celebration of Indigenous Peoples and travel and tourism. Our online unconference took place online August 6-12. Thanks for supporting Indigenous tourism. Read on to find out what you can do next. How this works Indigenous Peoples Week is free to all and conducted online. Participants …

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 …