Coronavirus, aka COVID19

Buzzwords Coronavirus = any of a group of RNA viruses that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals This page features rolling coverage from Planeta.com of the impacts of the Coronavirus Disease, aka COVID-19, aka SARS-CoV-2, characterized by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic. Hashtags: #COVID19, #Coronavirus Key Links who.int …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Key Links tren-maya.mx @TrenMayaMX Headlines Polos dedesarrollo Is Mexico’s ‘Mayan Train’ a Boondoggle? – The Nation @mbeatley @SamShepEdwards @thenation Conacyt ocultó informe crítico con el Tren Maya (Document PDF) Jueza sí concedió suspensión provisional contra Tren Maya, …

Celebrar a las Áreas Protegidas Para la Equidad

Logo New video in Spanish focused on Latin American protected areas and an upcoming celebration in October 2020: Celebrar a las Áreas Protegidas para la equidad  hosted by “Red de Jóvenes Líderes en Áreas Protegidas y Conservadas de América Latina y el Caribe” (RELLAC-Joven) https://youtu.be/sdcghyPJoAU La alianza de la Red de Jóvenes Líderes en Áreas …

How can remote allies, friends, journalists, and others participate in #COP15?

Roofdog A request for the organizers of the 15th Biodiversity COP: Please show us communication strategies where remote participants can engage – listen, learn, and share relevant info. Translating: How can remote allies, friends, journalists, and others participate in #COP15? Spanish: ¿Cómo pueden los aliados, amigos, periodistas, y otras personas participar en forma lejana (remote …

15th Biodiversity COP (2020)

Poster Kunming, China is scheduled to host the 15th Biodiversity COP – cbd.int/meetings/COP-15 – with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Delayed until the second quarter of 2021 due to the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #Biodiversity2020, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making …

Envisioning Collections Management for the Evolving Biodiversity Data Lifecycle

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Upcoming livestreaming zoom, Tuesday, 5am Pacific. Envisioning Collections Management for the Evolving Biodiversity Data Lifecycle originally prepared for the SPNHC & ICOMNATHIST 2020 Conference. Key Links 2020-program YouTube Facebook ufl.zoom.us (password is 712214) Collaborative notes Questions What are the key takeaways for improving public engagement with biodiversity in 2020? Elsewhere on …

Mexico: Comer, viajar y convivir. Covid-19 (Eat, travel and live together. Covid-19)

Poster Livestreaming Wednesday, 5pm Mexico, In Spanish Comer, viajar y convivir. Covid-19 (Eat, travel and live together. Covid-19) Hosted by Diplomado Cocinas y Cultura Participants: Marisa Ramos Abascal (@MarisaRamosAbas), Melissa Biggs (@melisu_b), Mar Castillo (@marviajaycome), Federico Zuñiga Timestamps 14:50 Paloma 19:32 Marissa 23:10 Melissa 25:24 Federico Key Links facebook.com/events/692375844671971 youtube.com/user/antropologiacnan contigoenladistancia.cultura.gob.mx coronavirus.gob.mx Questions = Preguntas …

UNESCO 2020

Photo: Oaxaca Alameda Spotlight on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2020 Key Links unesco.org unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information unesco.org/celebrations/international-days @unesco 2020 Imani Kikoti explains how Kilimanjaro National Park managing during the Covid-19 pandemic Embedded Tweets #COVID19 has forever changed our lives. We must turn the lessons of this crisis into the foundation of …

TEDxLaFloresta 2020

Poster Quito, Ecuador – Spanish language TEDXLaFloresta features chats with Danilo Manzano, Alexandra Moshenek, and Dominic Hamilton about new and different ways of understanding diversity. https://youtu.be/8MUIGZ0RH88 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Ecuador? = ¿Qué les gustaría a la gente local que los visitantes supieran sobre Ecuador? How is ‘diversity’ translated in …

Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Royal Albatross New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Royal Cam streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. This the fifth season the Department of Conversation has a webcam beside an albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula. Royalcam features highlights and a forum for questions. Department of …