Indaba Travel Conference 2019

Hashtags Durban, South Africa hosts the 2019 Indaba Travel Conference. Hashtag: #indaba2019 The event runs through May 4 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre. Key Links indaba-southafrica.co.za Facebook @travel_indaba Questions What are the hashtags used for this conference? Are any of the presentations and resources mentioned available online? Is there live and recorded …

Climate News 2019

Photo April 30 Covering Climate Now Hashtag: #CoveringClimateNow @CJR @Columbia @thenation Looking forward to sharing ideas from this article about how the US media can do (much) better covering climate change at our April 30 conference at Columbia Journalism School #CoveringClimateNow https://t.co/N3GbYvcBl4 — Mark Hertsgaard (@markhertsgaard) April 22, 2019 "The media are complacent while the …

Jane’s Walk 2019

Elsewhere on the Web Jane’s Walk – janeswalk.org – is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Walks take place in hundreds of cities around the world. Key Links janeswalk.org Cities Facebook Questions Are there videos or features from the walks? Are there recommended online resources, publications, and maps? Background …

43rd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee #43whc

Poster: #43WHC Azerbaijan hosts the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee from June 30 to July 10, 2019, in Baku. Hashtag: #43whc The event is notable for its adoption of new world heritage sites as well as the potential for delisting sites that are not fulfilling their commitments. Key Links whc.unesco.org/en/sessions/43COM https://whc.unesco.org/en/sessions/43COM/documents Local …

Mexico 2019

Mexico flag Rolling news from Mexico in 2019 January “Mexico has regained confidence in itself” “México ha recuperado la confianza en sí mismo” ⁦@m_ebrard⁩: “México ha recuperado la confianza en sí mismo” #REC2019 ⁦@SRE_mx⁩ pic.twitter.com/ISaL9UbgH7 — Daniel Hdez Joseph (@DanielHJoseph) January 7, 2019 February El Chapo’s final chapter – @ioangrillo La industria cultural, un sector …

Greta Thunberg

Twitter Avatar April 2019 Every time we make a decision we should ask ourselves; how will this decision affect that curve? We should no longer measure our wealth and success in the graph that shows economic growth, but in the curve that shows the emissions of greenhouse gases. We should no longer only ask: “Have …

Earth Day 2019

ePhoto: Jacob W. Frank/NPS, Bison Crossing the Road What are your plans for Earth Day? Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. And in 2019? Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea …

Merrie Monarch Festival 2019

Happening Now Hilo, Hawai’i – The Merrie Monarch Festival is considered the largest and most prestigious hula event in the Hawaiian Islands. The objective of the Festival is the perpetuation, preservation, and promotion of the art of hula and the Hawaiian culture. This week-long cultural event is held each spring. Now in its 56th year, …

Red Rock Canyon 2019

Photo: BLM, Red Rocks Breaking News Wednesday, Clark County commissioners took a key vote that will delay the development of the 3,000 home subdivision on Blue Diamond Hill. A 2,000-acre mixed-use, mostly housing development has been in the planning stages for an area near Red Rock Conservation Area. Nearby residents have long been opposed citing …

Extinction Rebellion

Photo: Steve Bowbrick, Oxford Circus 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 …