Earth Day 2019

ePhoto: Jacob W. Frank/NPS, Bison Crossing the Road What are your plans for Earth Day? Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. And in 2019? Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea …

Investing in America: The Future of Work

Today in Las Vegas UNLV: Former Democratic U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and former Republican Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner are joining forces to elevate bipartisan policy solutions that can break through partisan gridlock, forge pathways to the middle class and help deliver a sustainable 21st Century workforce across the …

Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Dates for the 2019 Māori Language Week are September 9-15. Māori Language Week, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, is a popular, government-sponsored initiative promoting the use of Māori language. The week is part of the broader Māori language revival and raises public awareness for Māori language revitalization, learning, and …

1519 – 2019

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Climate News 2019

Photo April 30 Covering Climate Now Hashtag: #CoveringClimateNow @CJR @Columbia @thenation Looking forward to sharing ideas from this article about how the US media can do (much) better covering climate change at our April 30 conference at Columbia Journalism School #CoveringClimateNow https://t.co/N3GbYvcBl4 — Mark Hertsgaard (@markhertsgaard) April 22, 2019 "The media are complacent while the …

Easter 2019

Rolling coverage of Easter celebrations around the world in 2019 Embedded Tweets Hoy es la última función del ciclo #SemanaSanta en #CineMuseoIndígena. ¡Te esperamos a las 11 horas para seguir compartiendo el #PatrimonioCultural de los #PueblosIndígenas!Recuerda que la entrada y todas las actividades son gratuitas. pic.twitter.com/RPJxiLnCIP — Museo Indígena (@MiMuseoIndigena) April 20, 2019 A series …

Red Rock Canyon 2019

Photo: BLM, Red Rocks Breaking News Wednesday, Clark County commissioners took a key vote that will delay the development of the 3,000 home subdivision on Blue Diamond Hill. A 2,000-acre mixed-use, mostly housing development has been in the planning stages for an area near Red Rock Conservation Area. Nearby residents have long been opposed citing …

World Heritage Day 2019

Logo 2019’s International Day for Monuments and Sites, aka World Heritage Day is April 18. This year’s global celebration hosted by ICOMOS spotlights the relevance of rural landscapes, the challenges that encompass their conservation, the benefits that these efforts provide, and how rural landscapes are intrinsically related with sustainable development. Hashtags: #worldheritageday, #IDMS2019, #RuralLandscapes Key …

Australia Votes 2019

Australia Flag Australia – federal elections take place Saturday, May 18, 2019 Headlines 2019 Election – Radio National Interactive Map – Guardian When and how of calling the election – ABC https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-04-20/wonks-dictionary-a-guide-to-politics-and-elections/10958106 New Book: From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage https://amzn.to/2UulWIB https://www.textpublishing.com.au/books/from-secret-ballot-to-democracy-sausage-how-australia-got-compulsory-voting https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/how-australia-got-its-unique-system-of-voting-and-elections./10963578 My interview with Judith Brett on her fascinating book on compulsory voting, …

International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 Congress

Poster Publisher’s note in English, Spanish and Galician: A cordial greeting to the participants at this conference. Let us know if there are ways that remote participants can follow the conversations and track the changes of a transforming world with you. = Un cordial saúdo aos participantes nesta conferencia. = Un saludo cordial a los …