Guelaguetza 2019

Poster What is Guelaguetza and could it actually ‘get you’ July 22 and 29? The stage is set for this year’s performances of Guelaguetza in Oaxaca de Juárez on the last two Mondays of July this year. Performances at 9:45am and 4:45pm local time. Join us as we watch, enjoy and amplify the livestreaming video …

International Congress for Conservation Biology 2019

Hashtags This week (July 21-25): The International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) holds its bienniel meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), the world’s largest professional society dedicated to the science and practice of conserving Earth’s biological diversity. Close to 2,000 scientists, including conservation professionals and students, policy experts, and government officials are attending …

Seattle is Dying

Documentary artwork Recommended Viewing: Seattle is Dying KOMO’s Eric Johnson explores solutions to the drug and homelessness problem is having in “Seattle is Dying.” Key Links KOMO News Special: Seattle is Dying There But For the Grace of God… Demon at the Door @komonews Planeta.com Seattle Seattle Links Homeless

Digital Megatrends

Report cover Recommended Reading: Digital Megatrends Digital Megatrends 2019 [pdf · 3mb] By Dr Stefan Hajkowicz and Dave Dawson, from Data61’s Strategic Insights team Data 61: This report explores plausible futures using methods of strategic foresight pioneered at CSIRO’s Data61. We explore the coming decade of digital disruption through the lens of six interlinked megatrends …

World Listening Day 2019

Poster July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2019, #acousticecology, #deeplistening, #WorldListeningDay This year’s theme for World Listening Day 2019 is “Listening With” created by Annea Lockwood. This year’s celebration challenges a state of “listening with an awareness that all around you are other life-forms simultaneously listening and sensing with you.” World Listening Day is …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayuuk, Clay Rabbits Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Planeta.com will be updating relevant features that showcase successful language conservation campaigns including Dizhsa Nabani,  #UsaTuVoz , Kumoontun, and Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Suggestions are welcome …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Dates for 2019 Māori Language Week are September 9-15 (9-15 Mahuru). This is one of Planeta.com’s favorite celebrations in the world, one that stands out as a model of inclusive and clever communication that brings people together. We see this as a way of expanding our knowledge and appreciation of …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Raiders on Location Henderson, Nevada – 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each of the five Henderson Libraries has ts own personality and origin story: Paseo Verde, Gibson, Green Valley, and Heritage Park. Key Links hendersonlibraries.com Make a request News Login or Sign Up Facebook @hendersonlibs https://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Friends …

International Folk Art Market 2019

Logo This weekend Santa Fe, New Mexico hosts the 2019 International Folk Art Market July 12-14. Hashtag: #IFAM2019 Key Links folkartmarket.org Event page Facebook @ifamsantafe Questions = Preguntas Is there a directory of artisans and info about where to purchase their works? Bonus points: Directory with social web accounts Are there other directories of international …