Jane’s Walk 2019

Elsewhere on the Web Jane’s Walk – janeswalk.org – is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Walks take place in hundreds of cities around the world. Key Links janeswalk.org Facebook Questions Are there videos or features from the walks? Are there recommended online resources, publications, and maps? Background Jane’s …

Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival

Logo The Mother Tongue Film Festival – mothertongue.si.edu – is a collaborative Smithsonian annual event, initiated by the Recovering Voices Program of the National Museum of Natural History. The festival celebrates cultural and linguistic diversity by showcasing films and filmmakers from around the world over four days of screenings in Washington, D.C. All events are …

Te Matatini 2019

Poster Held every two years the Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival – tematatini.co.nz – celebrates the cultural dance of the Māori people of Aotearoa (New Zealand). It has an open door policy, where all people are welcome to come and experience timeless traditions. Audiences experience the best kapa haka in the world, taste Māori food …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2019

Photo: Kyle Taylor, Reef Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2019. Widespread coral bleaching is forecast for waters off the Northern Australia coast, due to above-average sea surface temperatures that could last for up to two months. Videos Headlines Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Inundated by Queensland Flood Plumes – …

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 …

Kumoontun

Image Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayöök (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative participates in research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayöök community life. Look for updates in 2019. Key Links kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun soundcloud.com/kumoontun @kumoontun Publication Ayöök Tales (Cuentos Ayöök) Features https://kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun/blog/engracia-p%C3%A9rez-castro App https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seit.felix.kumoontun Embedded Tweets Frases para este 14 de …

World Radio Day 2019

Poster February 13 is World Radio Day which raises awareness about the importance of radio and strengthens the networking among broadcasters. Now in its eighth year, the celebration is bigger than ever. In 2019 the focus turns to peace, tolerance, dialogue, and radio. Hashtag: #WorldRadioDay Background Hosted by UNESCO, World Radio Day was first celebrated …

Perks and Participants: Responsible Travel Week #rtweek19

Perks Welcome to Responsible Travel Week 2019, February 11-17. This page will be updated before and during the week to highlight the participants and reveal special perks. 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 …

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Planeta.com’s Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz – is used in tandem with our workshops and February’s Responsible Travel Week. It’s part of our internal effort of cyber housekeeping that we share with friends. Participants score their performances. Suggestions are welcome. The quiz and related handouts can be used and shared freely in classrooms and …

Venezuela 2019

Venezuela Flag Rolling news from Venezuela: January Maduro defiant as Venezuelan opposition leader declares himself acting president – CNN The Observer view on why Venezuela needs consensus, not conflict Who Is Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó? – NPR ‘Enough already!’ Venezuela’s highest ranking military diplomat breaks with Maduro – Miami Herald https://www.npr.org/2019/01/29/689741688/united-states-warns-americans-not-to-travel-to-venezuela-as-tensions-rise Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro offers …