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 The GOP’s 2018 Autopsy: Democracy Is Our Enemy https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trumps-base-isnt-enough 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. …

México 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 México Mexico’s …

2018 Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Photo Mexico’s celebrations of Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead are world famous. Here are snapshots from 2018: Oaxaca, Mexico Michoacán Background Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient Indigenous traditions and modern fanfare. It is a whimsical and yet serious …

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 2018 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, …

World Food Day 2018

Poster October 16 is World Food Day. This year’s theme motto: Our actions are our future. A zero hunger world by 2030 is possible. Hashtags: #WFD2018, #ZeroHunger, #WorldFoodDay Planeta.com celebrates World Food Day each year. We are inspired by the work of the FAO and welcome the opportunity to take a deep dive into timely …

Nethui 2018

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – 2018’s Nethui – nethui.org.nz – takes place at three different sites in October – Palmerston, Greymouth and Invergargill. We love a good roadtrip and think the world of Nethui. Planeta.com is curating a Twitter moment and updating this page with links to videos, resources mentioned at the event, and our …

2018 Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of Indigenous peoples

Image Recommended reading: Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of Indigenous peoples Summary The present report is submitted to the General Assembly by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous peoples pursuant to her mandate under Human Rights Council resolution 33/12. In the report, the Special Rapporteur …