Tourism Books

Photo: Cornerstone Park Updating our bibliography of tourism books Publisher’s note: Sales on Amazon.com generate a small commission for Planeta.com. Free Downloads (PDF) Responsible Travel Handbook, 2006 – This anthology focuses on responsible tourism around the globe and was prepared by the editors of Transitions Abroad. Free download as PDF (2 megs) Communication and Sustainable …

International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Poster The United Nations has declared an International Decade of Indigenous Languages, to begin in 2022. The United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution on the rights of Indigenous Peoples which includes the proclamation of 2022-2032 as International Decade of Indigenous Languages. https://undocs.org/A/74/396 #Today, following the conclusion of #IYIL2019, #UNGA adopted the resolution on the …

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz – is used in tandem with our workshops and February’s Responsible Travel Week. Participants choose what they want to learn and score their own performances. The Digital Literacy Quiz is part of our ongoing, effort of cyber housekeeping — updating social web components and widgets embedded on our …

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Logo The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) – bbc.com – is a British public service broadcaster. Headquarters are at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London. The BBC is the world’s oldest national broadcasting organization and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. Key Links bbc.com worldserviceradio Facebook: World Service Rugby Union Scripts Twitter @bbc …

The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación

Image: Lila, Lucia, Lucia, Lila (one of our favorite videos, so far reaching 73,120 people on Facebook) Communication = Exchange of information and thoughts Also see: communication nerds = enthusiasts and superfans of communication The Value of Communication Many people are aware that improving communication is a worthy objective, yet they are stymied by how to put practice …

#UsaTuVoz

Hashtags Oaxaca, Mexico – Here is a must-follow, must-amplify, feel-good hashtag for anyone keen on Indigenous culture, language and multigenerational knowledge sharing. Presenting #UsaTuVoz (Use Your Voice) promoted by Voces del Valle (@VocesValle) which encourages Indigenous language use on social networks. The hashtag was designed to curate / encourage / amplify the tweets of Oaxacan …

Environmental Journalism

Poster Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on our living planet. Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? Headlines I work in the environmental movement. I don’t care if you recycle. – Vox Elsewhere …

#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Headlines https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24032052-900-time-to-break-academic-publishings-stranglehold-on-research https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Recommended Listening  Defending science from denial, fraud and pseudoscience – What happened when a philosopher of science goes to a flat earth conference. https://twitter.com/leecmcintyre@leecmcintyre Embedded Tweets I wish science papers were also available in podcast format, where the authors shoot the shit about why they did what …

Podcast Faves 2019

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2019, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. When we are mindfully aware of our senses, we are rarely speaking. We are absorbing – listening, seeing, touching, tasting, smelling. Good radio ask that we listen. Podcasts create a world co-created by the …