06 • June • Junio

Photo: NASA Astronaut Planeta.com strives to showcase cultural and environmental markers, campaigns, and celebrations around the globe. Here is our calendar for June with links to World Environment Day, Solstice, World Oceans Day, World Giraffe Day, National Day of Sweden, Mabo Day, and Juneteenth. This year we are joining friends in the honoring Valentina’s Day and reflecting on the …

2020, International Year of Plant Health

Poster 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health. Hashtag: #IYPH2020 Key Links ippc.int iyph Questions How can those keen on plant health participate in International Year celebrations? Planeta.com Planeta.com celebrates the International Year of Plant Health. We will be updating our resource pages focusing on plants, biodiversity, and efforts to protect plant health around …

Exploring Oaxaca’s Markets

Poster Good morning. Natandio. Työs meep. Zei te ie. Zac xtil. Padush. Practicing for our next trip to markets in Oaxaca, Mexico. La Ciudad de Oaxaca has some of the most popular markets in Mexico. Nearby towns have their own markets and market days. An analogy: If markets are Mexico’s own tree of life, then …

Spirituality

Photo: Trees in bloom Spirituality = The quality or state of being concerned with religion or religious matters Places Mexico City’s Basilica of Guadalupe Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park Features Christianity Planeta.com The Value of Collaboration Ecotourism and Spirituality The Good Place Waking Up

El Foco

Screenshot Mexico City – Friends recommend watching El Foco, a walking tour of the streets, neighborhoods, legends and historical sites led by Hector de Mauleon (@hdemauleon) and Viveka Duncan (@VekaDuncan). Viva the slow adventures. Appointment viewing for the lucky, the program airs Sundays, 530pm on ADN40. Later on episodes are uploaded to YouTube. Key Links …

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Definitions A museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, …

Museums Links

Photo: Mexico City’s Anthropology Museum Links related to museums presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @lostcitymuseum @melisu_b @SmithsonianNMAI @Te_Papa @greenmuseum @incluseum @qldmuseum @ICOMofficiel @ninaksimon @museumsaotearoa @RwandaMuseums @tasmuseum @AdictosmuseosMx @museweb @futureofmuseums @MuseumEd @austmus @MuseumToday @MOWCAS @MuseumForAll @PopUpMuseum @ngadc @RSMuseumStudies @MiMuseoIndigena @MuseumHack @FijiMuseum @johncarty77 @NMAAHC @museomayacun @SAMuseum @NuevaMuseologia @Nevada_Museums @museumofnaz @MuseumHack @Museopunks @MusTemploMayor @LAMcoalition @MuseumsUnlocked Embedded Tweets …

Neon Museum

Photo: 2008 Boneyard Las Vegas – The Neon Museum is one of our local faves downtown and one of the world’s best displays of beautiful, memorable and often illuminated signage. Key Links neonmuseum.org Buy Tickets FAQ Facebook @NeonMuseum Questions Who is writing and tweeting about the Neon Museum? Google Maps g.page/NeonMuseum 2020 ✨ Local? Never …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie Budj Bim or Mount Eccles is an extinct volcano near Macarthur in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Budj Bim is also the Gunditjmara name, meaning High Head. The roughly conical shaped peak rises 178 meters (584 feet). The World Heritage Centre has formally accepted for assessment the nomination for the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape as …

Folk Art

Photo: RM, Arial Playas, Pink Fish Alebrije Translating: Folk Art Spanish: Arte Popular Essay Let’s test out a theory – if buying from locals assists local economic development, then buying from local artisans, crafts people, makers of whatever bolsters the culture, creates new pathways. Shopping has great entertainment value and tourists love souvenirs, the reminders …