2018 Native American Day at the Lost City Museum

Poster Honor Native American Heritage and mark your calendar: Saturday, December 8, 2018 for Native American Day at Nevada’s Lost City Museum. The event features Native American dancers, food and demonstrations. There will be a variety of artists and craftspeople displaying and selling their creations. There will also be delicious Navajo tacos and fry bread …

Protected Planet Report 2018

New Report: Protected Planet Report 2018 https://livereport.protectedplanet.net PDF Questions Are there any video presentations, interviews or conversations about the report? Is the report available in other languages? What other relevant reports are published online? About the report Protected Planet Reports are biennial landmark publications that assess the state of protected areas around the world. They …

Buzzword Bingo 2018

Poster: Image: Warming stripes, Annual global temperatures from 1850-2017 What are your favorite words of 2018? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that came to attention in 2018. Buzzword Bingo 2018 Coddiwomple Digital transformation Dispensary Flexitarian Single-Use Plastic Warming Stripes Also see: Americanist, Bike Lanes, Bilingual Signs, …

Responsible Tourism Day 2018

Photo: Flying, Mexico In 2018 World Responsible Tourism Day is November 7. We are recapping examples from responsible travel week held earlier this year and previewing Responsible Travel Week 2019 and hanging out with friends in London and around the globe via twitter and video conversations. This Planeta.com page will be updated throughout the week …

USA 2018 Midterms

Photo: Vote Rolling coverage of the 2018 midterm elections in the USA: Live Coverage https://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/2018-election-results-coverage https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/election-day-live-updates-analysis/nov-6 https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/live-blog/live-blog-midterm-election-2018-updates-news-analysis-n930691 Headlines five-energy-and-environment-ballot-questions-to-watch therevelator.org/environmental-ballot-initiatives important-science-issues-every-state North Dakota https://www.publicintegrity.org/2018/10/30/22398/north-dakota-voter-id-law-backlash Lots of news outlets are jumping on the North Dakota voter ID story these days. But there's some larger context that's important. ND's Native American reservations are a sea of blue …

MĂ©xico 2018

Poster What’s happening in Mexico in 2018? We are paying attention to the national election as well timely tours, environmental conservation and cultural heritage. Curating tweets and pointing to timely resources on the social web. Suggestions are welcome. Twitter Moment Mexico 2018 Mexico 2018 🇲🇽 Headlines https://showsnob.com/2018/11/09/vice-season-6-episode-24-reacp https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/14/cancun-tourist-paradise-mexico-drug-violence Elections Mexico 2018 Elections Planeta.com MĂ©xico Mexico’s …

USA: Immigration Policy Change and Protests

Spotlight on the zero tolerance program of the Trump Administration. In June 2018, networks broadcast live from the USA/Mexico border. Questions What are the immigration proposals? Who are the local reporters, activists and politicians working along the border? Headlines Caravans https://www.politico.com/story/2018/11/16/trump-migrant-migrant-caravan-1000485 https://qz.com/1450898/pictures-of-migrant-caravan-and-us-border-tell-different-stories https://thehill.com/policy/international/414767-migrant-caravan-splits-into-several-groups https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-migrant-caravan-20181104-story.html November https://thehill.com/opinion/immigration/414653-to-be-clear-seeking-asylum-at-the-border-is-not-illegal October July 2018 https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/7/19/17587888/cory-booker-family-separation-border-immigrants-asylum-seekers http://thehill.com/latino/395592-trump-compares-border-enforcement-to-keeping-people-off-your-lawn June 2018 https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/06/22/politics/donald-trump-pro-publica-sound/index.html http://www.msnbc.com/andrea-mitchell-reports/watch/obama-s-homeland-security-chief-jeh-johnson-speaks-on-border-crisis-1261060675949 …

2018 Calendar

Buzzwords Here is our rolling preview and recap of 2018: Global celebrations. International Year of the Reef (again) and the Year of the Irish Language Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish) International Year of the Reef 2018 International Year Annual Valentine’s Day Unconference – Responsible Travel Week Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18 Topics: Responsible Travel Week …

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Photo: Tasmanian Devil This week, October 28-31, Wildlife Tourism Australia holds its conference and Planeta.com will be up transforming this preview page into an exciting recap. We are also curating this Twitter moment. The conference – Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents – takes place in Tasmania. …

Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

Poster Announcement: The theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week (October 22-28) is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Examples please of open access policies and practices and how they are implemented by governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars. Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenAccessWeek SPARC: This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, …