Google Earth

Google Earth — http://earth.google.com — opens a window to the world, allowing high-resolution aerial views and satellite imagery. You can access the world literally at your fingertips. Convert any place into a Google Map and you can embed the code into your website. Requirements: Google Earth application for mobile, smartphone, tablet or other device and for desktop/laptop computers Mobile app: …

What are your plans for Earth Day?

Poster: Roofdog Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. And in 2018? 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 then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972. Earth Day …

Eclipse

Buzzwords Eclipse = An obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination. Elsewhere on the Web Earth Sky Lunar Eclipse Martin Heigan, Time-lapse (2018) Planeta.com Earth Astronomy

Champions of the Earth, aka #earthchamps

July 31 is the nomination deadline for 2017 Champions of the Earth award. Hashtag: #EarthChamps The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established Champions of the Earth in 2004 as an annual awards program to recognize outstanding environmental leaders at a policy level. Six awards are given out each year to a Laureate representing different geographical regions …

Hanging out on Biodiversity Day #idb2016

May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica). Planeta.com hosts a live video hangout over the #IDB2016 weekend. Mainstreaming is livestreaming! The format will be a guided tour of key websites and online resources focusing on biodiversity. Starting Time: Las Vegas, Saturday, May 21 730am Questions How is ‘biodiversity’ …