Copernicus EU

Elsewhere on the Web Copernicus – http://copernicus.eu – is the European Union’s Earth Observation Programme, looking at our planet and its environment for the ultimate benefit of all European citizens. It offers information services based on satellite Earth Observation and in situ (non-space) data. The Programme is coordinated and managed by the European Commission. It …

Sámi

Indigenous Peoples Sámi is used to name the Indigenous population of Sápmi (northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Kola peninsula in Russia). the Sami flag has been flying in Norway, Finland, Russia and Sweden since 1986. The Sámi people live in four countries and have no national state of their own. The provinces Finnmark in Norway, …

Stonehenge

Photo: Ray Morris, Stonehenge Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 meters) high, 6 ft 11 in (2.1 meters) wide and weighing around 25 …

Wild Europe

Photo Spotlight on Europe’s biodiversity, parks and wildlife. This page is being updated in September 2018 after this year’s European Ecotourism Conference. Suggestions are welcome. Spotlight Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference #EuroEco18 Also check out our spotlight on europeanecotourism Lake District https://planeta.com/lake-district https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/09/lake-district-is-uks-first-national-park-to-win-world-heritage-status https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/09/lake-district-world-heritage-site-george-monbiot https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/02/lake-district-wildlife-desert-blame-wordsworth https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/15/the-lake-district-is-indeed-a-sheepwrecked-landscape January 2017: Spotlight on Lake Skadar Events June …

Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference #EuroEco18

Photo: Beniamin Netan The 5th European Ecotourism Conference wraps up in Tbilisi, Georgia. The event took place September 10-14, 2018 and we are adding links/recapping the event on this page.  Hashtag: #EuroEco18 The main objective of this conference is to provide a venue and meeting place for stakeholders – researchers, academicians, practitioners – to present their …

European Ecotourism

Poster: 2018 Conference European ecotourism – we have a lot of questions. During the 2002 Ecotourism Summit several European leaders were hopeful that ecotourism could be protective of rural wilderness and respect urban nature. This Planeta.com guide is a work-in-progress, particularly as we prepare for the next European Ecotourism Summit. Key Links Facebook: European Ecotourism Conference …

Armenia Links

Armenia Flag Links related to Armenia presented in somewhat random fashion: News https://news.google.com/news/section?hl=en&q=armenia http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/pope-francis-visit-armenia-amid-genocide-spat-turkey-n596876 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/05/world/europe/ethnic-conflict-between-armenia-and-azerbaijan-flares-anew.html Armenia DNA Project DNA & the Origins of Peoples: The Armenians https://www.facebook.com/groups/armenianDNAproject Events First Eco-tourism Festival to be Held in June in Armenia Current Time Twitter @TigranStepanian Slideshare https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/Ruukel/euroeco-2010-zhanna-galyan https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/oktajuga/armenia-tourism-strategywithlogo Wikipedia Armenia Lavash The_Promise_(2016_film) Elsewhere on the Web Armenian Ecotourism …

Georgia

Photo: Beniamin Netan The country of Georgia is bordered to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the southwest by Turkey, to the south by Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. Amazon.com Tim Burford https://amzn.to/2N4st9u Elsewhere on the Web Tourism boom in Georgia – reasons to celebrate? – TravIndy …

Netherlands

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, SkyLounge Amsterdam The Netherlands borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south and Germany to the east. The capital is Amsterdam and the seat of government is The Hague. About a quarter of the land and 60 percent of the population are below sea level in the Netherlands. …

Germany

Photo: @marfis75, Wiesbaden Germany (Deutschland) is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Cities Bonn Berlin Saarbrücken Planeta.com Germany Links Oktoberfest