World Social Forum 2018

The 2018 edition of the World Social Forum (WSF, Portuguese: Fórum Social Mundial) takes place in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, March 13 – 17, 2018. The motto of WSF 2018 is to Resist is to Create, to Resist is to Transform pointing to the need for alternatives for another possible world. Key Links https://wsf2018.org news Press …

SXSW 2018: Mexico Connections

The Austin-Mexico connection is strong  and one of our favorite features from SxSW are the panels and forums focusing on Mexico March 8-14. The mission of Casa Mexico SXSW is to display Mexico’s status as a global leader in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as a modern country with a vast and diverse culture …

World Ocean Summit 2018

This week Mexico hosts the World Ocean Summit (Cumbre Mundial del Océano). Hashtag #OceanSummit The summit takes place March7-9 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. Background The Economist Group has been the host of the World Summit of the Ocean. The purpose is to accelerate the transition towards the sustainable use of the ocean. Key …

3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance

Poster The 3rd Global Conference for Biodiversity Finance takes place in Chennai, India, March 6-8, 2018. Hashtags: #biofin3gc #finance4nature Questions Is there a conference program or agenda? (Yes) Is there a directory of participants? Are any of the presentations online? What would locals like visitors to know about Chennai? Biodiversity finance is fundamental to sustainable …

ITB 2018

From ITB Urlaub ist unsere Natur. 🗞#UnwtoRelease Tourism can and should lead #sustainable development: UNWTO Secretary-General opens #ITB2018 @ITB_Berlin @pololikashvili #ITBBerlin #MecklenburgVorpommern @aufnachmv @ManuelaSchwesig 🔎Click to read the news: https://t.co/JtuG3ZzPbi pic.twitter.com/ll7Z7i75dO — UNWTO (@UNWTO) March 7, 2018 Here we go again @ITB_Berlin 🙂 let's hope it is sunnier inside! #responsibletourism #travel #tourism #sustainability #sustainabletourism #Berlin …

International Year of the Reef 2018

Poster At the 31st General Meeting (November 2016 in Paris, France), the International Coral Reef Initiative declared 2018 as the third International Year of the Reef. The ICRI International Year of the Reef 2018 is a worldwide campaign to raise awareness about the value and importance of coral reefs and threats to their sustainability, and …

Bark in the Park 2018

Poster Henderson, Nevada hosts the annual Bark In the Park, Saturday, March 3, 10am-2pm in Cornerstone Park. Bark in the Park is a celebration of canine friends with dozens of information and vendor booths. The event attracts hundreds of beautiful dogs, many needing forever homes. There are plenty of bowls, buckets and kiddie pools of …

Bears Ears National Monument 2018

Buzzwords Rolling coverage of Bears Ears National Monument Headlines https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2018/03/02/interior-department-emails-show-oil-and-coal-played-a-big-role-in-bears-ears-grand-staircase-monument-redraws http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/376417-emails-show-oil-was-key-part-of-bears-ears-monument-decision Twitter Moment Trump's decision to shrink Bears Ears monument by 85% was linked to oil concerns Planeta.com Bears Ears National Monument

Oaxaca’s La Cosecha Market (Feb 2018)

Screenshot: CORTV The latest video from Oaxaca’s La Cosecha Market has been uploaded by the state’s public television station, CORTV: La Cosecha is an organic market consisting of 37 producers and artisans who are engaged in different activities, such as fruit and vegetable harvesting, textile processing, gastronomy, among others. This project has worked in collaboration …