Fiestas Patrias 2018

Mexico flag Celebrating the 2018 Mexican Independence Day weekend around the world: Grito de Dolores (on the evening of September 15) and Aniversario de la Independencia (September 16) commemorate Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s Grito de Dolores — on September 16, 1810, in the village of Dolores, near Guanajuato. Hidalgo called for the end of …

Hurricane Florence 2018

Photo: NASA Goddard, Limb view Headlines Florence to Cause Flash Flooding – Weather.com Hurricane Florence slows to crawl as it batters Carolinas Hurricane Florence path shifts: ‘Storm of a lifetime’ headed to Carolina coast Photos Planeta.com Hurricanes Crisis North Carolina https://planeta.com/south-carolina

International Literacy Day 2018

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay International Literacy Day is celebrated annually worldwide and brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field. Key Links https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/literacyday Concept note (PDF) Translating: International Literacy Day Spanish: Día Internacional de la Alfabetización Chinanteco de San Felipe …

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 …

Mexico 2018 Informe

Hashtags Informe = State of the nation document presented by Mexico’s president on September 1. The oral message is a private affair that takes place a day or two later. This year, President Enrique Peña Nieto will deliver his message related to his Sexto Informe on September 3. Hashtag: #6toInforme Key Links https://www.gob.mx/informe https://www.gob.mx/presidencia https://www.facebook.com/gobmx …

EPA 2018

Buzzwords Links related to the epa http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/405736-epa-lost-more-than-1500-workers-in-first-18-months-of-trump August 2018 http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/404292-pruitt-aide-wrote-memo-to-absolve-him-in-controversy-over-raises Andrew Wheeler Pruitt Was Friendly To The Energy Industry. His Replacement Was Paid By It. https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/06/andrew-wheeler-epa-donald-trump-673046 Scott Pruitt Resignation, July 5, 2018 http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/395667-embattled-epa-head-pruitt-resigns https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/05/pruitt-resigns-as-epa-chief-695291 http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/395688-woman-who-told-pruitt-to-resign-at-restaurant-hey-trump-where https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/05/politics/scott-pruitt-epa-resigns/index.html https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/05/why-scott-pruitt-resigned-epa-trump-672035 Scott Pruitt Watch, May 6, 2018 https://twitter.com/jonathanvswan/status/993246317433499648 April 26, 2018 EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testified on the agency’s …

Australia 2018

Australia Flag August 2018: Leadership Spill Leadership Spill Embedded Tweets pic.twitter.com/fG2qhpGnh1 — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) August 23, 2018 Not sure of the source but amusing. pic.twitter.com/grAcm9zwqY — Antony Green (@AntonyGreenABC) August 25, 2018 Twitter Moment Australia 2018 Australia 2018 🇦🇺 Planeta.com Australia Australia Links Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018 2018 Calendar

Natural Areas Conference 2018

Poster Bloomington, Indiana – Registration is open for the 45th Natural Areas Conference on the campus of Indiana University, October 23-25, 2018. This year’s theme is Building Resilience: The Future of Natural Areas. The conference venue will be the Indiana Memorial Union, and conference accommodations will be at the historic Biddle Hotel. Environmental change is dramatically impacting the resilience …

Heritage Week in Ireland 2018

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week August 18-26, 2018. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the event Each year many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout Ireland. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the programme highlights the abundance of great work that is …