Kerala Floods 2018

August, 2018 Kerala, India – The popular tourist destination in southern India has been battling heavy rains for over a week, which has left many parts of the state submerged in floodwaters. Since the onset of monsoon on May 29 this year, 264 people have died. The international airport at Kochi has suspended operations and …

Antiquities Act of 2018

Poster Reading … Antiquities Act Of 2018 The America’s Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States Act of 2018 would ensure that all national monuments remain as designated and that management plans for new monuments are developed within a two-year time frame. The act also establishes additional wilderness …

Indigenous Peoples Week August 6-12, 2018

Poster 2018’s Indigenous Peoples Week (IPW) was Planeta.com’s eighth annual celebration of Indigenous Peoples and travel and tourism. Our online unconference took place online August 6-12. Thanks for supporting Indigenous tourism. Read on to find out what you can do next. How this works Indigenous Peoples Week is free to all and conducted online. Participants …

Saturday, 2018 Indigenous Peoples Week

Poster Saturday. Day Six. August 11, 2018. This is Planeta.com’s eighth year of hosting this online unconference celebrating Indigenous travel and tourism around the globe. Conversations are found online Twitter and Facebook and as comments and responses posted on this website. Question of the Day What are the timely Indigenous issues we should be paying …

Thursday, 2018 Indigenous Peoples Week

Poster Thursday. Day Four. August 9, 2018. Today’s the big day – the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Frankly, this UN celebration should receive more attention. Hashtag: #IndigenousDay. Indigenous Peoples Week is a celebration of Indigenous travel and tourism around the globe. This is Planeta.com’s eighth year of hosting this online unconference, conversations …

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2018

Poster: Indigenous Day The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed each year on August 9 to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. The commemoration takes place on in recognition of the first meeting of the …

Wednesday, 2018 Indigenous Peoples Week

Poster Wednesday. Day Three. August 8, 2018. We continue our celebration of Indigenous travel and tourism around the globe. This is Planeta.com’s eighth year of hosting this online unconference, conversations found online Twitter and Facebook and as comments and responses posted on this website. Many thanks to Aivar Ruukel and Kristin Lamoureux for their registrations. …

Environmental news from Mexico #accionesambientales

In case you missed it, today’s press conference focusing on recent environmental actions in Mexico. Hashtag: #AccionesAmbientales. Key Links https://www.pscp.tv/SEMARNAT_mx/1OdJrpeWOYPKX https://www.gob.mx/accionesambientales Questions = Preguntas What are Mexico’s recent environmental actions? = ¿Cuáles son las acciones ambientales recientes de México? Is the informe available to download? = ¿El informe está disponible para descargar? Is there a …

Garma Festival 2018

Poster The 2018 Garma Festival of Traditional Culture takes place August 3-6 and brings together business leaders, international politicians, academics and journalists, to discuss the most pressing issues facing Australia. The event is held annually at the remote Gulkula ceremonial grounds in northeast Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. The theme for 2018: ‘Yuwalk Lakaranga’ – truth-telling. …