2018 Private Land Conservation Conference

Photo: Tatters, Mount Mee Australia’s 2018 Private Land Conservation Conference took place in Brisbane October 24-26. This year’s theme: Accelerating Connection. Hashtag: #PLC18 Taking place at QUT Gardens Point Campus, the event brings together participants from all corners of Australia to celebrate the importance of private land conservation. PLC18 comes alive with stories of landholders, …

Pueblos indígenas en red: apropiaciones tecnológicas contemporáneas

Photo: Danza de la Pluma, Teotitlán del Valle Mexico City – Livestreaming today Monday, October 22, International Symposium on “Networked Indigenous Peoples: Contemporary Technological Appropriations” (Simposio Internacional acerca de los “Pueblos indígenas en red: apropiaciones tecnológicas contemporáneas”) Key Links https://www.iis.unam.mx https://www.iis.unam.mx/event/pueblos-indigenas-en-red-apropiaciones-tecnologicas-contemporaneas https://www.facebook.com/IISUNAM/ https://www.youtube.com/user/canaliisunam Coordinator: Elena Nava Morales Participants: Natividad Gutiérrez Chong, Lilia Héber Pérez Díaz, …

Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

Poster Announcement: The theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week (October 22-28) is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Examples please of open access policies and practices and how they are implemented by governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars. Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenAccessWeek SPARC: This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, …

World Food Day 2018

Poster October 16 is World Food Day. This year’s theme motto: Our actions are our future. A zero hunger world by 2030 is possible. Hashtags: #WFD2018, #ZeroHunger, #WorldFoodDay Planeta.com celebrates World Food Day each year. We are inspired by the work of the FAO and welcome the opportunity to take a deep dive into timely …

OzPod 2018

Today in Melbourne, Australia, OzPod 2018 featuring presentations, panels, mentoring sessions and live performances from leading local podcasters. Hashtag: #OzPod2018 OzPod 2018 was hosted by ABC’s Patricia Karvelas, presenter of RN Drive and co-host of The Party Room podcast. Key Links https://www.abc.net.au/events/ozpod/ https://www.abc.net.au/events/ozpod/episodes https://www.abc.net.au/events/ozpod/schedule/ ABC podcast research 2018 [PDF] The sessions from #OzPod2018 are available …

Nethui 2018

Poster New Zealand – This year’s Nethui – http://www.nethui.org.nz – takes place at three different sites in October – Palmerston, Greymouth and Invergargill. We love a good roadtrip and think the world of Nethui. Planeta.com is curating a Twitter moment and updating this page with links to videos, resources mentioned at the event, and our …

2018 Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of indigenous peoples

Image Recommended reading: Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of indigenous peoples Summary The present report is submitted to the General Assembly by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples pursuant to her mandate under Human Rights Council resolution 33/12. In the report, the Special Rapporteur …

One Nevada Transportation Plan

Recommended Reading: One Nevada Transportation Plan Key Links http://onenvplan.com https://twitter.com/oneNVplan From the website: NDOT is seeking public input on the draft One Nevada Transportation Plan! Please review and comment on the draft plan before it is finalized. All comments must be submitted before October 29, 2018 via email to info@onenvplan.com or by mail to 1263 …

Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

<h6>Photo: <a href=”https://www.flickr.com/photos/planeta/358897624″>Caldo de Piedra (Stone Soup)</a></h6> We celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay Twitter Moment IPW 2018 Indigenous Peoples Day In the past twenty years, this celebration has become a counter narrative to Columbus Day. USA Today reports that more cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day. …