Atlanta

Photo: Ron Reiring, Atlanta Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with a 2010 population of 420,003. Founded in 1837 Elsewhere on the Web http://atlnature.com Photos Artwork Planeta.com Georgia Georgia Links Cities

Cities

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Cities need human voices to articulate stories about sustainable practices and responsible travel. There are countless good actions taking place around the globe and we would like to hear what’s taking place. Planeta.com spotlights cities around the globe. Our guides and wiki pages are far from perfect, so suggestions are always …

San José

Photo: Guillermo A. Durán, La Sabana San José (elevation 1,150 meters) is the political, economic and cultural hub of Costa Rica and the nation’s capital. Natural World San José is located in the Central Valley (Meseta Central), where 70 percent of the country’s population lives. Those seeking urban greenery have a number of options. West of …

Albuquerque

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil in Diné) is New Mexico’s most populous city and home to the University of New Mexico. The first week of October check out the International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the globe. Favorite Places Frontier Restaurant, an Albuquerque tradition located …

Des Moines

Cities Key Links http://www.ci.des-moines.ia.us http://www.desmoinesregister.com A controversial recent hypothesis using a study of Miami-Illinois tribal names concludes the word Moingona comes from mooyiiinkweena, a derogatory name which translates roughly to “the excrement-faces.” The name was apparently given to Marquette and Joliet by a tribal leader to dissuade them from doing business with a neighboring tribe. …

Medellín

Photo: Luis Pérez: Tarde Medellín is the second-largest city in Colombia and the capital of the department of Antioquia. Embedded Tweets Medellín será el escenario mundial de la biodiversidad https://t.co/D5L6diMoIc @ipsnoticias @telesurenglish @ronmader — comunidades locales (@clalyc) February 14, 2018 Key Links https://www.medellin.gov.co Planeta.com Colombia

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin moniker, …

Reno

Photo: Tom, Reno Arch Reno sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. YouTube Embedded Tweets The iconic Reno arch is getting a facelift. Want a say in its new look? https://t.co/j2iuDDyKZA — Anjeanette Damon (@AnjeanetteDamon) …