#SciComm

Hashtags #scicomm = Science Communication Hashtag: #scicomm Features Wetland Wander Headlines https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/the-scientific-paper-is-obsolete/556676/ Embedded Tweets Doing science is only half the job. It must also be shared with the world. https://t.co/mtOI1lsMbf — Dr. Jonathan Foley (@GlobalEcoGuy) September 17, 2016 It's #underratedungulate reveal day so here are more nyala pics for you, this time a comparison between the male …

Indigenous Languages

Photo: Caldo de Piedra • Oaxaca, México Indigenous Languages are awesome. Mark your calendar. 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. 2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages We are updating some popular features on Planeta.com: Languages Ayuuk Vocabulary from Santa María Ocotepec Mixteco de San Pedro Tidaá Māori Language Sámi Language Quechua Náhuatl …

Digitize

Photo: Digitize Digitize = convert images, text or sound into a digital form that can be processed by a computer. What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options as we head in 2018? What would we like to see online by 2020? This page explores the practical ins …

Media

Buzzwords Media = The means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet, that reach or influence people widely Plural of medium Recommended Listening Is the media making American politics worse? Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Journalism

Engagement

Graphic: Ron Mader, Levels of Engagement Engagement = Meaningful interaction One of the greatest challenges for those working in conservation and tourism, economic development and job creation is that of engagement – how to communicate, interact and listen to locals and how to avoid fatigue over the rough patches. Avoiding engagement fatigue is critical if …

Email

Buzzwords A humble suggestion. Let’s use email more wisely. Personally, I check it weekly (Thursdays-Fridays), finding the endless announcements and mailing lists from friends and complete strangers tiresome, the spam and junk mail irritating (even if goes to a junk mail folder, why am I receiving this crap?), and the whole notion missing the point …

Pony Express

Photo: BLM Nevada, 50th Anniversary In 1860 from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California the Pony Express could deliver a letter faster than ever before. Today the Pony Express National Historic Trail celebrates this achievement on the 50th anniversary of the trails. Hashtag: #FindYourWay Key Links https://www.nps.gov/poex/index.htm https://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/follow-the-trail.htm https://www.nps.gov/poex/learn/historyculture/index.htm https://www.nps.gov/poex/learn/photosmultimedia/mobile-tours-and-apps.htm https://www.nps.gov/poex/planyourvisit/places-to-go.htm https://www.flickr.com/photos/134389515@N06/sets/72157667680944016/ https://www.facebook.com/PonyExpressNPS https://twitter.com/NTIRNPS Elsewhere …

Tone-deaf

Adjectives Just as a literally tone-deaf person is unable to comprehend the differences between musical notes, a metaphorically tone-deaf person is unable to comprehend the different facets/nuances of a given situation. – English Stack Exchange Ohio State Football (2018) https://www.si.com/college-football/2018/09/27/ohio-state-football-silence-tweet-graphic-penn-state https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaafb/it%e2%80%99s-tough-to-be-more-tone-deaf-than-ohio-state-promoting-their-game-against-penn-state-with-a-%e2%80%9csilence%e2%80%9d-graphic/ar-BBNCBTr Planeta.com The Value of Communication = El Valor de la Comunicación Empathy Listen

Pocket

Elsewhere on the Web For mobile adventurers, Pocket is an app/extension that can be used across devices. For those who formerly used Delicious to bookmark favorite pages and sites, this is a recommended replacement. Background Pocket was founded in 2007 by Nate Weiner to help people save interesting articles, videos and more from the web …