World Environment Day 2020

Photo: Cornerstone Park June 5 is World Environment Day. Hashtag: #WorldEnvironmentDay “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. The theme for 2020 is biodiversity. Key Links worldenvironmentday.global Media Facebook @UNEnvironment Questions = Preguntas How do we improve understanding of biodiversity? Besides email, are there other ways …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Tree Planting May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity. Hashtags: #IDB2020, #BioDiversityDay Facebook: UNBiodiversity 2020 Planeta.com celebrates Diversity Days and seeks to explore the connections between the social and natural worlds. We are adding to our …

World Environment Day

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. Planeta.com celebrates by hosting conversations on the social web that bring attention to environmental concerns and by revisiting the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award. Key Links worldenvironmentday.global Facebook @UNEnvironment Questions = Preguntas What is the theme of 2021’s World Environment Day? Hashtags? How do we improve understanding …

Responsible Travel Week 2021

Poster Good news! Responsible Travel Week 2021 will take place February 8-14, so if you would like to contribute, please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader. Volunteers requested for testing our video and audio chats. Invitation Planeta.com invited friends to join our free, week-long conversation, Responsible Travel Week, February 8-14, 2021. Hashtag: …

Guelaguetza

Poster Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. Introducing the Guelaguetza Some of the most colorful celebrations in the Americas take place in the southeastern corner of Mexico. Since 1932 the city of Oaxaca de Juárez , neighboring villages and rural communities have inspired locals …

What are your plans for Earth Day?

Poster: Roofdog Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972. 2020 Earth Day 2020 Earth …

Greening Events, Trade Shows, Festivals, and Fairs

Photo: Henderson, Nevada As the garden grows so does the gardener. – Garden Notebook Events offer opportunities to make new friends and acquaintances, tackle serious topics and walk the talk. Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have been collected from good practices around the globe: Community Relations How well locals …

Earth Day 2020

Photo: Seven Magic Mountains What are your plans for Earth Day? Hashtag: #EarthDay Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Now that we are shut-ins or staying six feet (two meters) apart, #EarthDay #EarthDay2020 is more digital and global than ever. Planeta is updating our suggested …

Media, Environment, and Tourism Conference Summary

Poster (Image from Mariano Mantel) Who took part? More than 160 people registered for the MET Conference which originally took place online in November 2001. Active participation was limited to media professionals (see the Directory of Participants) and we other stakeholders, including tourism leaders, environmentalists, and others, to listen as quiet observers. To gauge who …