EPA (Trump Administration)

Buzzwords Links related to the epa during the Trump administration March 2020 EPA suspends enforcement of environmental laws amid coronavirus December 2019 EPA’s independent science board questions underpinnings of numerous agency rollbacks https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/476397-epas-independent-science-board-questions-underpinnings-of-numerous February 2019 Documents detail multimillion-dollar ties involving EPA official, secretive industry group http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/405736-epa-lost-more-than-1500-workers-in-first-18-months-of-trump August 2018 http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/404292-pruitt-aide-wrote-memo-to-absolve-him-in-controversy-over-raises Andrew Wheeler Pruitt Was Friendly To The …

Red Rock Canyon Links

Photo: BLM, Red Rocks Links, news, and tweets about Red Rock Canyon 2020 #Quarantine doesn’t have to be inside all the time as long as you practice #SocialDistancing such as here at Red Rock Canyon outside #LasVegas pic.twitter.com/mOC7qlANJI — Don Jacobson (@BigSurfDon) March 14, 2020 Very clever of you @RedRockCynLV Those of us #cycling the …

Soundcloud Faves

Logo The future of Soundcloud – soundcloud.com – is murky, but what a terrific outlet for professional and amateur podcasts alike. Our faves: Kumoontun https://soundcloud.com/kumoontun Kumoontun Afropop https://soundcloud.com/afropop-worldwide Afropop CDI Mexico https://soundcloud.com/cdi_mx INPIMX Edge of Sports https://soundcloud.com/edgeofsports Edge of Sports Le Show https://soundcloud.com/leshowharryshearer Le Show Honolulu Civil Beat https://soundcloud.com/civilbeat Honolulu Civil Beat Native America Calling …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Ornamental Pear in Bloom Henderson, Nevada – Some of our fave third places are the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each has its own personality and origin story: Paseo Verde, Gibson, Green Valley, and Heritage Park. Libraries are more than books and this system offers community meeting spaces, genealogical research, computer classes, reading clubs, …

Extinction Rebellion

Logo Wikipedia: Extinction Rebellion is a socio-political movement which uses nonviolent resistance to avert climate breakdown, halt biodiversity loss, and minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse. Hashtag: #ExtinctionRebellion Key Links rebellion.earth @ExtinctionR Embedded Tweets Made it to London! #extinctionrebellion #jointherebellion pic.twitter.com/v05XWEBjCC — Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) April 21, 2019 “We are the ones …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languages Ayöök Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec (Maaxïnkojm), Oaxaca, México Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá Māori Language Sámi …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Podcast Faves 2019

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2019, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. When we are mindfully aware of our senses, we are rarely speaking. We are absorbing – listening, seeing, touching, tasting, smelling. Good radio ask that we listen. Podcasts create a world co-created by the …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayöök, Clay Rabbits 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Suggestions are welcome as continue to edit and update this page. Key Links iyil2019.org https://en.iyil2019.org/media/#become https://en.iyil2019.org/registration https://es.iyil2019.org/registro/ https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.html https://www.iyil.org Questions for the organizers What are the hashtags for the 2019 International Year? Questions …

2019 Faves

Photo: Bike Share in Las Vegas 2019, our fave bits, inasmuch as they inspired growth and slow journalism coverage on Planeta.com. Here are some of our favorite events, apps, books, in 2019. Events: Kudos to the organizers and participants of the International Year of Indigenous Language. Kudos to tourism4sdgs19 for livestreaming. And many thanks to …