Townsville 2019

Buzzwords Flooding in Townsville, Australia, February 2019 Headlines Townsville is copping an unprecedented rainfall event — and it’s far from over ‘Last night was crazy’: Flash flooding hits suburbs north of Townsville again Embedded Tweets Drone vision of the Burdekin River in flood over Macrossan Bridge, west of #Townsville—taken by Charters Towers Regional Council. There are numerous …

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 …

USA 2019

USA Flag Curating headlines and tidbits from the USA: February No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos/Medium Headlines A Guide To Who’s Who In House Leadership For The 116th Congress – NPR https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/01/viral-clash-students-and-native-americans-explained/580906 I won’t just stand by when @SenateGOP and @POTUS are so willing to shut the government down and hurt the American people …

Wild USA 2019 Shutdown

Buzzwords Curating the stories documenting the impact on US national parks because of the 2018-2019 Trump Shutdown. Headlines How you can help national parks recover from the shutdown (because they need it) As Joshua Tree reopens, anger over damage to economy, environment – LA Times https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/25/death-valley-national-park-damage-offroaders-shutdown National parks cautiously brace for long weekend amid shutdown …

Henderson Libraries Anniversary

Logo February 2 – Block Party Saturday Morning in Henderson, Nevada. 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of Henderson Libraries. February 2 (9am-1pm) Paseo Verde Library hosts a block party featuring a petting zoo, food truck, and Raider Nation. Also enjoy a snapshot of Henderson via archived photographs and local history from the 1940s. Plus, make …

What is responsible travel?

Buzzwords While marketing campaigns have long touted ‘destinations’ — travelers are simply entering a place that is someone else’s home. If those working in the tourist trade embrace the values we wish developed, then we can make a huge leap forward. The trick lies in listening to locals and visitors to create the opportunities that …

Challenge: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Challenge Welcome to Responsible Travel Week 2019, February 11-17. This page will be updated before and during the week. Background Planeta.com invites readers and friends to our annual Responsible Travel Week, February 11-17. 2019 is the 11th year for Responsible Travel Week (RTWeek) and Planeta.com‘s 20th year of innovative, community-driven, online conferencing. Participation is free …

International Year of Indigenous Languages Launch

Poster February 1 the United Nations celebrated the launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Videos http://webtv.un.org/live-now/watch/general-assembly-high-level-plenary-meeting-for-the-global-launch-of-the-international-year-of-indigenous-languages/5970440811001 02:48:19 English 1 Feb 2019 General Assembly: High-level plenary meeting for the global launch of the International Year of Indigenous Languages The event marks the beginning of the International Year of Indigenous Languages and will offer an …

New Directions in the Study of Culture: Anthropology at its Borders

Happening now in Merida, Yucatan The international conference New Directions in the Study of Culture: Anthropology at its Borders (Nuevos Acercamientos en el Estudio de la Cultura: La Antropología en sus Límites) takes place this week January 28-30 in the Auditorium of the Facultad de Ciencias Antropológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán. The conference is streamed …

2019 Calendar

Photo What’s on the calendar in 2019? International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages 500th Anniversary 1519 – 2019 January Living Green Super Recycling Day February 2019 Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19 Te Matatini 2019 March Open Education Week May Jane’s Walk 2019 June World Environment Day World Giraffe Day 43rd …