Responsible Travel Week 2016

Poster From the archives 2016 Responsible Travel Week took place Feb 8-14, 2016. We suggested that participants budget at least one hour/day for participation. Responsible Travel Week is a live demonstration of social web as an easy and inexpensive means of documenting the challenges and successes of developing responsible tourism. Consider this an unconference. There …

UNWTO Tourism Highlights 2017

A new report UNWTO Tourism Highlights presents a concise overview of international tourism in the world based on the results for the year 2016. Download this book (PDF 4.05MB) Key Points An ever-increasing number of destinations worldwide have opened up to, and invested in tourism, turning it into a key driver of socio-economic progress through …

Australia State of Environment 2016

Recommended Reading: Australia’s State of the Environment Key Links https://soe.environment.gov.au https://soe.environment.gov.au/download/reports More online the CSIRO blog Questions Is it possible to download the entire report as a single file? What sort of feedback would be useful to the State of the Environment report? What would locals like to visitors to know about Australia’s environment? Executive …

Buzzword Bingo 2016

Photo: NASA Marshall, Orbits WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. While Planeta.com does not officially release a ‘Word of the Year,’ we do compile our favorites each year, part of a game we call Buzzword Bingo. Among our favorite words from 2016: …

Cancún Declaration (Text)

CANCUN DECLARATION ON MAINSTREAMING THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF BIODIVERSITY FOR WELL-BEING Source: CBD We, the ministers and other heads of delegation, having met on the occasion of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 2016 1, on 2 and 3 December, DECLARE THAT: 1. It is essential to live in harmony with nature …

December 6 is Biodiversity and Climate Change Day at #COP13

10 days until the start of the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (#COP13). Of note: December 6 is Biodiversity and Climate Change Day at #COP13 (Mainstreaming Biodiversity) @RioPavilion #RioPavilion Background The Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) will be held in Cancún, Mexico, December 4-17, …

World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy (Foro Mundial de la Gastronomía Mexicana) #fmgm16

Are you passionate about Mexican food? You’re in luck this week. The Fourth World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy will be held from November 24 to 27 at the National Arts Center (Cenart) in Mexico City. Hashtag: #fmgm16 You can check the program at: http://www.ccgm.mx/fmgm/programa Remote participants can watch videos live from the Teatro de las Artes Archived …

USA 2016

Graphic On November 8, 2016 citizens of the United States of America voted for the next President … and we had front-row seats. The following is our disordered curation of timely features, tweets and video. 2018 Headlines https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/is-trumps-legitimacy-at-risk/ http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-heffernan-trump-illegitimate-20180728-story.html https://qz.com/1126434/i-tweeted-for-hillary-clinton-for-a-year-and-a-half-and-heres-what-i-learned/ 2017 Headlines https://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/26/facebook-google-twitter-trump-244191 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10584609.2017.1364814 https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-comey-letter-probably-cost-clinton-the-election Weeks later https://paw.princeton.edu/article/conversation-what-just-happened http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/how-reddit-talked-about-the-2016-presidential-campaign-from-basket-of-deplorables-to-yuge https://medium.com/@lessig/what-democrats-should-learn-from-2016-6cc2248915bf https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/ICA_2017_01.pdf http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/12/26/us/oklahoma-newspaper-hillary-clinton-endorsement.html?action=click&contentCollection=The%20Upshot®ion=Footer&module=WhatsNext&version=WhatsNext&contentID=WhatsNext&moduleDetail=undefined&pgtype=Multimedia&referer=http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/upshot/nfl-playoff-simulator-every-teams-playoff-picture.html http://www.politico.com/story/2016/12/michigan-hillary-clinton-trump-232547?platform=hootsuite http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/12/13/the-last-chance-to-stop-trump-hamilton-electors-grand-compromise.html?via=twitter_page http://election.princeton.edu/2016/12/10/the-comey-effect …