Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Photo During 2020 Responsible Travel Week we are strolling and soundwalking our journey to the waterways of Las Vegas. Look for major updates to this page and links mentioned below. One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning …

2020 Calendar

Poster What’s on your 2020 calendar? Here is what we are paying attention: February Responsible Travel Week 2020 Responsible Travel Week 2020 World Radio Day World Radio Day 2020 Mother Language Day International Mother Language Day 2020 March Open Education Week Open Education Week Eucalypt Day Eucalyptus, aka Eucalypts April Friday of Sorrows (Viernes de …

Coronavirus

Buzzwords Coronavirus = any of a group of RNA viruses that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals This page features our rolling coverage of the impacts of the Coronavirus Disease, aka COVID-19, aka SARS-CoV-2, characterized by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic. Key Links who.int openwho.org jamanetwork.com cdc.gov Prevention …

IUCN World Conservation Congress Postponed to January 2021

Logo Held every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. The next conference is scheduled to take place January 7-15, 2021 in Marseille, France. Hashtag: #IUCNCongress Background The event is jointly organized by the French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and the International Union for Conservation of …

15th Biodiversity COP (2020)

Poster Kunming, China is scheduled to host the 15th Biodiversity COP in October 2020 with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Given the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic, these plans may change. Hashtags: #COP15, #Biodiversity2020 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making requests of the organizers and participants …

USA 2020 Impeachment

Photo: NASA, US Capitol Rolling coverage of the impeachment of Donald Trump: April 2020 Trump fires intelligence community watchdog who defied him on whistleblower complaint – Politico Comics https://boingboing.net/2020/02/12/a-calvinesque-and-hobbesian-lo-9.html Insider hired @anthony_delcol and @joshadams — two accomplished comics creators — to tell this story. In September 2019, Speaker Pelosi announced articles of impeachment would be …

Earth Day 2020

Photo: Seven Magic Mountains 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 2020? Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to …

Buzzword Bingo 2020

Lingo Cards What are the most meaningful/ impactful words of 2020? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that come to attention / usefulness in 2020. Buzzwords have the attribution-sharealike license. If you use/remix/reuse the artwork, please make the attributions to “Ron Mader / Planeta.com” Flickr 2020 Buzzwords …

2020, International Year of Plant Health

Poster 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health. Hashtag: #IYPH2020 Key Links ippc.int iyph Questions How can those keen on plant health participate in International Year celebrations? Planeta.com Planeta.com celebrates the International Year of Plant Health. We will be updating our resource pages focusing on plants, biodiversity, and efforts to protect plant health around …

Climate COP 26

Postcard: Madrid 2020’s Climate COP 26 was scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, November 9-12. Delayed due to Coronavirus. Hashtags: #COP26 #ClimateChange #ClimateVoter #TimeForAction This page links to the headlines, key links, analysis, and embedded tweets from the Conference of Parties. As with Planeta.com coverage of other events, we look at the substance and …