Playful City USA

Elsewhere on the Web Playful City USA – kaboom.org/cities/playful_city_usa – is a recognition program honoring cities and towns that ensure that kids in their communities, particularly kids from low-income families, get the balanced and active play they need to thrive. 2018 announcement The organizers have decided to take a break from Playful City USA to …

World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Logo The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) – unep-wcmc.org – works with scientists and policy makers worldwide to place biodiversity at the heart of environment and development decision-making to enable enlightened choices for people and the planet. The 100-strong international team are recognised leaders in their field and have unrivalled understanding of the …

Kevin Scuiller

Photo: Droning (Prisma Filter) What’s good? Kudos to Kevin Scuiller, nephew and a wonderful soul. He’s a doer, thinker, and a capable drone photographer/videographer. You’ll also see some of his embedded videos on this website. Key Links instagram.com/specialkdogg flickr.com/photos/7924951@N04 @ScuillerK YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwkklGQZGoKSytWJn1lVzkw Play All – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6PIDHX7_Po&list=UUwkklGQZGoKSytWJn1lVzkw Facebook Planeta.com Sunset in Las Vegas 2017 Exploring Las …

Tourism Concern

Photo: Gerhard Buttner, AGM 2008 2018 Message from Tourism Concern Following a report from our Treasurer, the trustees of Tourism Concern have taken the difficult decision to close the charity. The vote was unanimous. The charity has struggled financially for a number of years and cut costs to the barest minimum but despite the best …

XKCD

Citation Needed Elsewhere on the web XKCD – http://xkcd.com – updates without fail every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. http://xkcd.com forums Faves Timeline of Earth’s Temperature Boing Boing XKCD’s massive, vertical climate change infographic XKCD on the dishonesty implicit in the sharing options in social media Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la …

Tourism Portals

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com is relaunching our global guide to tourism portals around the world. We ask how well institutions respond/interact/engage with locals and visitors on social web channels, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We would love to see more current information on government portals about local culture – including food, sport and markets, as …