Remote Participant

Buzzwords Remote participants are people interested in an event but who cannot participate face-to-face. Remote participation can take the form of viewing or interacting with livestreaming video or audio. There can be questions solicited with a particular hashtag that conference attendees pay attention. It’s easier than ever to invite those not in the room in …

2010 Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference

Word Cloud From the archives About the event Organized by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) and hosted by Travel Portland and Travel Oregon, the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) (September 8-11) brought together more than 500 business leaders, tourism professionals and community stakeholders in North America. The CBD Secretariat has partnered with TIES to …

Guelaguetza

Poster: Guelaguetza 2018 Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2018 dates are July 23 and 30. Guelaguetza 2018 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 …

World Listening Day 2018 #wld2018

Poster: #wld2018 July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2018, #acousticecology, #deeplistening,#WorldListeningDay2018 This year’s theme is ‘Future Listening’ created by Filipino sound artist @teresaBARROZO World Listening Day is hosted by the World Listening Project. Around the world contests and walks focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the event National and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities in Ireland …

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

Poster The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today signed an agreement to jointly organize the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, to be held in June 11-19, 2020 in Marseille, France. Held every four years, the IUCN Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. It …

May 22 is #BioDiversityDay

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: #IDB2018, #BioDiversityDay Facebook: UNBiodiversity Planeta.com Biodiversity on the Social Web – Live Web Tours This Week #idb2017 #biodiversityday Biodiversity Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) 

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. And in 2018? 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. Earth Day …

Te Matatini

Bingo: Te Matatini Held every two years Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of New Zealand. Over four days audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food (kai) and local delicacies and shop for Māori arts and crafts. A record 47 teams are set …