Wiesbaden

Photo: Martin Fisch, @marfis75 Martin’s photos are introducing us to the multi-seasonal city of and the wunderschöne Heimatstadt of Wiesbaden, Germany. Flickr Wiesbaden: this is my home / Die wunderschöne Heimatstadt… Lat=50.076901&fLon=8.228142 Elsewhere https://www.wiesbaden.de https://www.facebook.com/Stadt.Wiesbaden @stadt_wiesbaden Videos Twitter Tweets by marfis75 Wikipedia Wiesbaden Planeta.com Germany

Oslo

Photo: Tore Bustad, Winter Oslo is the capital city of Norway and has a population of 658,390. The city is surrounded by the Marka Forest, a nationally protected area, and the Oslo Fjord, both connected by a number of waterways. Oslo’s approach to conserving its natural areas and restoring its waterway network is just one …

European Green Capital

Logo The European Green Capital Award is an award for a European city based on its environmental record. The award was launched in May 2008 and the first award was given to Stockholm for the year 2010. The European Commission has long recognized the important role that local authorities play in improving the environment, and …

Triglav National Park

Photo: European Space Agency Slovenia – At 2,800 meters above sea level, Mount Triglav is the highest in the country and a significant source of national pride, even featuring on the Slovenian coat of arms. Milan Kučan, the former president, famously once said that it was the duty of every countryman and woman to scale …

Brexit

Buzzwords Brexit = British exit 2018 https://www.politico.eu/article/theresa-may-delays-brexit-vote-over-risk-of-significant-defeat-2 https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/nov/14/theresa-mays-brexit-deal-everything-you-need-to-know Boris Johnson Resigns Ahead Of Trump’s Visit Headlines http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc/entries/e5f8951f-cec7-4d8a-8504-15016235617f http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-38721650 Brexit: Embedded Tweets https://medium.com/@tomchatfield/an-old-friend-asked-me-how-i-feel-about-brexit-67039cbe7e96 https://victoriablakewriter.wordpress.com/2016/07/04/post-brexit-blues http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-eu-referendum-36631738 https://theconversation.com/how-brexit-triggered-a-global-market-meltdown-61535 https://www.cer.org.uk/insights/how-leave-outgunned-remain-battle-five-ms https://www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/britains-eu-problem-london-problem brexit-vote-could-unravel-not-just-the-european-union but-the-united-kingdom-too british-are-frantically-googling what-the-eu-is-hours after-voting-to-leave-it EU leaders call for UK to leave as soon as possible Brexit for Americans Silence of the Streets – @LondonSounds Recommended Listening Billy …

European Year of Cultural Heritage

Logo 2018 was the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The European Year showcased the wealth and diversity of Europe’s cultural heritage, highlighting its role in driving economic and social development, and in creating a shared sense of identity and building Europe’s future. More than 6 million people took part in over 11,700 events across 37 …

Georgia Country Links

Georgia Flag Presenting links related to the country of Georgia presented in somewhat random fashion: 2018 Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference #EuroEco18 Features Vashlovani National Park Vashlovani National Park Headlines https://modernadventure.com/magazine/november-2018/georgia-vs-georgia Georgia Today Georgia Today https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaToday http://georgiatoday.ge/news/3547/Interview%3A-Developing-Ecotourism-in-Georgia%E2%80%99s-Protected-Areas One Planet Blog https://oneplanetblog.com Routes Georgian Language https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgian_language https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Georgian_phrasebook#Q8108 Georgian Wanderers https://georgianwanderersdotcom.wordpress.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/Georgianwanderers Protected Areas of Georgia …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

England Parks Review (2018)

Photo: Andrew Foster England – Earlier in 2018 Environment Secretary Michael Gove launched an independent review into the nation’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). The closing date for responses is 18 December 2018. Nearly 70 years after the country’s National Parks were first established, opening up the countryside and allowing more …