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. Key Links worldenvironmentday.global Facebook @UNEnvironment Questions = Preguntas What is the theme of 2020’s World Environment Day? Hashtags? How do we improve understanding of biodiversity? How is ‘World …

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 …

Events Notebook

Photo Quotes about events You can’t just throw people who come from different perspectives in a room, lock the door and come back in an hour and expect them to have solved these problems, it takes time for people to develop a shared vernacular, it takes engineered serendipity, that is the creation of serendipitous moments …

Climate Heritage Network Launch

Poster The Climate Heritage Network Global Launch was a two-day program (October 24-25) devoted to urgently mobilizing the cultural heritage sector for climate action across the globe. The program served as a key catalyst for accelerating the ambition of culture and heritage actors to help the communities they work in to deliver on ambitions of …

10th Anniversary of the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize

Poster Some background. The third International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations took place in Belmopan, Belize October 19-23, 2009. In October 2019 Planeta.com revisits the event by checking in with organizers and participants. Questions Who are the active players in responsible travel in Belize today? What are the relevant web links? Does anyone have …

Nethui 2019

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – 2019’s Nethui – nethui.org.nz – takes place in Wellington October 3-4. Focal points this year: safety, well-being, and inclusion. Hashtag: #nethui Tagline: New Zealand’s favourite Internet gathering. Planeta.com is updating this page with links to videos, resources mentioned at the event, and our popular collection of buzzwords, some wonky, some …

PastForward 2019

Poster October 10-12 Denver, Colorado hosts this year’s PastForward 2019 Conference organized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Hashtag: #PastForward19 Key Links Conference 2019 Program Youtube Facebook – Event Page Livestream @SavingPlaces Questions Is there a directory of participants? Are presentations and resources available online? Is there live and recorded video? (Some, yes!) Does …

Conferences

Photo: World Bank Conference = a formal meeting for discussion Essay This page reviews conferences we have attended or paid attention remotely. We ask how these conferences can be more effective for hosts, participants, the local community, and remote participants. Examples Native Innovation Conference 2017 Welcome to the Modern Classroom: Native Innovation Conference #nii2016 10th …

World Tourism Day

Poster The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values. World Tourism Day is hosted by the UNWTO. Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for more than 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the …

Northern Sustainable Development Forum 2019

Poster Yakutsk, Russia – The Northern Sustainable Development Forum takes place September 24-28, 2019. Hashtag: (?). Key Links https://www.facebook.com/nsdf.ru https://www.northernforum.org/en/news/533-northern-sustainable-development-forum https://www.ltandc.org/event/northern-sustainable-development-forum-ecotourism-and-protected-area-roundtable-yakutsk-siberia/ https://www.ltandc.org/event/northern-forum-conference-in-yakutzk/?instance_id=199 Questions What hashtags are relevant to the event? Will the forum have live and recorded video? Are any presentations or referenced publications / resources online? How can remote participants pay attention to the …