World Environment Day 2020

Photo: Cornerstone Park June 5 is World Environment Day. Hashtag: #WorldEnvironmentDay “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. Key Links worldenvironmentday.global Facebook @UNEnvironment Questions = Preguntas What is the theme of 2020’s World Environment Day? Hashtags? How do we improve understanding of biodiversity? How is ‘World …

Joshua Tree National Park

Photo: We have contact Joshua Tree National Park Key Links Joshua Tree National Park @JoshuaTreeNPS Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr Instagram Google Maps Recommended Listening Desert Oracle Radio hosted by Ken Layne by Ken Layne desertoracle.com Desert Oracle Radio Visitor Numbers Joshua Tree National Park had a record 2.8 million visitors in 2018. During Thanksgiving weekend …

USA 2020 Impeachment

USA Flag Incomplete and rolling coverage of the impeachment of Donald Trump Headlines https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/trump-impeachment-senate-trial-live-01-22/ ‘It’s going to be devastating’: Senators gear up for no-talking, no-electronics impeachment trial rules – CNN McConnell ready to start impeachment trial with partisan power play – Politico Earlier, 2019 December 18, 2019 Top moments from historic House impeachment debate Headlines …

National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Photo: Shawn, Memorial Montgomery, Alabama – The National Memorial for Peace and Justice recognizing 4,000 blacks lynched and tortured in America is open in Montgomery, Alabama. Key Links museumandmemorial.eji.org Tickets Facebook YouTube @eji_org @MemPeaceJustice @LegacyMuseum Tweets by eji_org Google Maps goo.gl/maps/LiYLzbMG6ridRnsGA Background Announcement: The Equal Justice Initiative opened the first national memorial dedicated to victims …

Martin Luther King, Jr

Photo Martin Luther King Junior (born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. – Wikipedia Planeta.com …

Indigenous Ecuador

Photo: Guayasamín Spotlight on Indigenous cultures of Ecuador Wikipedia: Approximately 96.4% of Ecuador’s Indigenous peoples are Highland Quichuas living in the valleys of the Sierra region. Primarily consisting of the descendents of Incans, they are Kichwa speakers and include the Caranqui, the Otavaleños, the Cayambi, the Quitu-Caras, the Panzaleo, the Chimbuelo, the Salasacan, the Tugua, …

Montreal Links

Montreal Flag Links related to Montreal presented in random order: Headlines No, dogs don’t have to be bilingual in Montreal Walking Home Elsewhere on the Web http://www.urbanecology.net http://www.ecocity2011.com www.montrealgeo.com http://www.savewestmountpark.com http://greenurbanistdotme.wordpress.com Interactive Map of Montreal Map of the Metro underground transportation system Map of Montreal’s Underground City ICAO Headquarters Tourisme Montréal Montreal Info Old Montreal …

Mexico Books

Photo: Mexico City Centro Updating our bibliography of Mexico books Publisher’s note: Sales on Amazon.com generate a small commission for Planeta.com. Ron Mader Mexico: Adventures in Nature, John Muir Publications, 1997 – Shameless plug. I wrote this book. This is a concise review of environmental policy and travel tips. Research lasted from 1994-1997 and cemented …

Clark County Lands Bill

Map Spotlight on the current Clark County Lands Bill Key Links http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/airquality/lands_bill/Pages/default.aspx By the Numbers 41,028 ACRES Expansion of the Moapa River Reservation for the Moapa Band of Paiutes 800 MEGAWATTS Clean renewable energy from the Eastern Nevada Transmission Project 50 YEARS Extension of the Clark County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan 122,778 ACRES In …

Mexico States

Photo Mexico has 31 states and the Federal District. Join us! ¡Acompáñanos! Accompagnez-nous! Starting the virtual tour of Mexican states Iniciando el recorrido virtual por los estados mexicanos Démarrage de la visite virtuelle des États mexicains Aguascalientes – Baja California – Baja California Sur – Campeche – Chiapas – Chihuahua – Colima – Coahuila – Durango …