Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan hosts the 2019 Rugby World Cup September 20 – November 2. The final will take place in Yokohama. Hashtag: #RWC2019 Key Links https://www.rugbyworldcup.com https://www.rugbyworldcup.com/qualifying http://www.worldrugby.org/news/245438 http://www.worldrugby.org/news/206713 Headlines Japan is warned of a Rugby World Cup beer shortage how-can-world-rugby-make-the-2019-rugby-world-cup-even-more-exciting http://www.rugbyworldcup.com/news/119391 No plan B for RWC2019 Background The Rugby World Cup is widely acknowledged as the …

Climate News 2019

Poster Rolling coverage of climate news in 2019: Upcoming Event The UN Climate Action Summit will take place in New York City on 23 September 2019 to increase ambition and accelerate action on the global climate emergency and support the rapid implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Headlines How do tribal nations’ treaties figure …

Venezuela 2019

Venezuela Flag Rolling news from Venezuela: January Maduro defiant as Venezuelan opposition leader declares himself acting president – CNN The Observer view on why Venezuela needs consensus, not conflict Who Is Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó? – NPR ‘Enough already!’ Venezuela’s highest ranking military diplomat breaks with Maduro – Miami Herald https://www.npr.org/2019/01/29/689741688/united-states-warns-americans-not-to-travel-to-venezuela-as-tensions-rise Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro offers …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2019

Photo: Kyle Taylor, Reef Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2019. Widespread coral bleaching is forecast for waters off the Northern Australia coast, due to above-average sea surface temperatures that could last for up to two months. Videos Headlines https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/tourism-veteran-says-great-barrier-reefs-death-is-fake-news-hurting-industry/news-story/f9a5dcf7f34d7ec386c9cb8b0408c5b7 Coalition’s reef advocate backs massive tree-clearing plan Australia’s Great …

Guelaguetza 2019

Poster What is Guelaguetza and could it actually ‘get you’ July 22 and 29? Join us as we watch, enjoy and amplify the livestreaming video from Oaxaca, Mexico as the stage is set for this year’s performances of Guelaguetza in Oaxaca de Juárez. Hashtag: #Guelaguetza2019 Viva la Guelaguetza! Viva Oaxaca!! Who should watch? Anyone interested …

Seventh Session of the IPBES Plenary

Wordcloud Planeta.com is recapping the findings of the Seventh Session of the IPBES Plenary. Participants from the seventh session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services have been as busy as beavers, preparing a detailed ‘Summary for Policy Makers’ of the report, highlighting key messages, findings and options. Hashtags: …

International Museum Day 2019

Poster May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Hashtags: #IMD2019 and #InternationalMuseumDay To celebrate please tag, tweet and follow your favorite museums on the social web. Key Links imd.icom.museum icom.museum/en/news/international-museum-day-around-the-world network.icom.museum/international-museum-day Facebook @ICOMofficiel Questions Are there live and recorded videos from International Museum Day events? …

Australia Votes 2019

Australia Flag Australia – federal elections took place Saturday, May 18, 2019 Videos Headlines Scott Morrison credits ‘quiet Australians’ for ‘miracle’ election victory When will we know? Bill Shorten and Scott Morrison step up for final leaders’ debate of the federal election campaign 2019 Election – Radio National Interactive Map – Guardian When and how …

World Migratory Bird Day 2019

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Royal Albatross In 2019, World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated on May 11 and October 12. The celebration sets in motion a number of participant-created events around the world that take place over the next few days. From talks to walks, there are a lot of events. Hashtags: #WMBD2019 #WorldMigratoryBirdDay Key Links …

Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures: A Conference on Climate Change

Conference poster Livestreaming today (May 8, 2019) Kudos to the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies for livestreaming Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures: A Conference on Climate Change. Hashtags: #DRCLASxAMAZONIA #OurPlanetaryFutures Key Links Conference Event Page Conference Program (PDF) Facebook Videos Background Climate change is one of the most important long-term threats for the …