Earth Day 2018

Poster: Every Day is Earth Day Earth Day 2018 – What are we doing to minimize the use of plastic? Twitter Moment ‪Earth Day 2018 https://twitter.com/i/moments/987861028426862592‬ Headlines https://www.thedailybeast.com/when-did-earth-day-become-just-a-__-holiday https://www.vox.com/2018/4/21/17247994/earth-day-2018-plastic-climate-change Planeta.com What are your plans for Earth Day? Plastic

ByT Band 6th Anniversary

Oaxaca City, Mexico – Popular local band ByT (Blandas y Tlayudas) celebrates its sixth anniversary today (April 21) with a bus trip from Oaxaca City to Santa Maria el Tule. ¡Súbale, súbaleee! Concert Saturday, April 28 at the Balneario Ejidal Santa Lucía (across from URSE Rosario) starting at 10am. Key Links http://bytband.marcop.com.mx https://www.youtube.com/user/bytbandoaxaca https://twitter.com/bytband Tweets …

50th Anniversary Year for Clark County Museum

Photo: 4.20 Party Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 History On April 20, 1968, the very first public museum in the Vegas Valley opened in a condemned gymnasium in downtown Henderson. Fifty years later, the Clark County Museum has moved, changed names and become a pre-eminent location for learning the history of Southern Nevada. Coinciding with the anniversary, the …

Light City

Baltimore hosts the first ever large-scale light festival in the United States. During the festival each year, the city is transformed with state-of-the-art light displays, video projections on buildings, dancing fountains, light sculptures, and interactive technologies to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences for families, residents and visitors. Light City features uniquely curated live music shows that will …

International Dark Sky Week 2018

International Dark Sky Week takes place April 15-21. Hashtag: #idsw2018 Key Links http://www.darksky.org http://www.darksky.org/dark-sky-week-2018 https://www.facebook.com/IDAdarksky https://twitter.com/IDADarkSky Tweets by IDADarkSky Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/985891301919883265‬ History International Dark Sky Week was created in 2003 by high-school student Jennifer Barlow and the event has grown to become a worldwide event and a key component of Global Astronomy Month. Each …

Responsible Travel Week Challenge #rtweek18

@Okudart Las Vegas One of the objectives of Responsible Travel Week is to improve communication skills using new and existing technologies. Shorthand: Digital Literacy Specifically: Apps, Smartphones, Tablets, Widgets Apps/Platforms: Facebook, Flickr, Google Maps, Instagram, Stack, Twitter, YouTube, Wikispaces We explore these tools through the lens of responsible and conscious travel and vice-versa. Do they …

US National Park Service Raises Fees

Photo: Zion National Park Washington, DC – The National Park Service (NPS) announced (April 12) changes to the entrance fees charged at 117 national parks as part of its ongoing efforts to address aging park infrastructure that is critical to the visitor experience. The changes will be implemented in many of the parks that charge entrance …

World Indigenous Tourism Summit 2018

Waitangi, New Zealand hosts the 2018 World Indigenous Tourism Summit, a forum for Indigenous peoples to discuss tourism, to share collective Indigenous wisdom, knowledge and traditions handed down through generations. Hashtags: #wits18, #kiaorawits This Summit will introduce a prestigious line up of speakers to provide unique insights into how they have integrated traditional knowledge into …

The communications challenge of setting a new post-2020 biodiversity agenda

The biodiversity crisis requires new thinking about communication. Hashtag: #OurNatureOurFuture Livestreaming today In 2015 the world watched as 196 countries signed up to the Paris Climate Agreement. One of the reasons for the success of this Agreement was the existence of a major, coordinated and impactful communications movement that resonated across sectors and with public …

Origins of Maya Civilization Reconsidered: Ritual, Sedentism, and Olmec Connection

Upcoming event Las Vegas, Nevada – The College of Liberal Arts’ University Forum lecture series presents “Origins of Maya Civilization Reconsidered: Ritual, Sedentism, and Olmec Connection” a talk by Takeshi Inomata, Agnese Nelms Haury Chair in Environment and Social Justice, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona. This event takes place Monday, April 16, 7:30pm at …