Biodiversity #EgyptCOP14

Photo: Eric Burgers, Yolanda Reef Egypt hosted the 14th Biodiversity COP November 11-29, 2018. Hashtags: #COP14  #EgyptCOP14 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making requests of the organizers and participants and curating this Twitter moment. Suggestions and feedback are welcome as we reflect on the outcomes. Key Links http://www.cbd.int https://www.facebook.com/UNBiodiversity https://www.facebook.com/pg/UNBiodiversity/events/ https://www.facebook.com/events/2223389177938638 https://twitter.com/CristianaPascaP …

Improving biodiversity media

Screenshot It’s a challenge for all websites to move with the times, figure out new modes of collaboration and education. Having focused on biodiversity conservation and tourism dos and don’ts since 1995, Planeta.com has documented numerous events, participated in on-site workshops. Kudos to the Biodiversity Media Alliance – http://biodiversitymedia.ning.com – for surveying members and figuring …

Thanksgiving Travel 2018

Poster Thursday, November 22, 2018 is Thanksgiving in the USA, one of the most popular times for domestic travel. 2.7 million passengers were screened in a single day. Questions What are the most popular destinations for Thanksgiving Travel? Are there any special events taking place this Thanksgiving? Answers How to carve a turkey How to …

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 …