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 …

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 …

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. …

Armenia

Photo: Winfried Wermirzowski/WHL, Bird’s Eye View, Yerevan Armenia is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia on the Armenian Highlands, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and Azerbaijan’s exclave of Nakhchivan to the south. Video Ecotourism in …

Baltic

Photo: NASA, Baltic Sea The Baltic states, or simply, the Baltics are the three countries in northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Baltic states cooperate on a regional level in several intergovernmental organizations, principally through the Baltic Assembly. Events Baltic Sea Tourism Forum Features http://news.discovery.com/history/archaeology/11000-year-old-settlement-found-under-baltic-sea-140221.htm Elsewhere …

Lithuania Links

Lithuania flag Links related to Lithuania presented in somewhat random format: Tourism portals http://www.tourism.lt – https://www.facebook.com/TurizmoDepartamentas http://www.visitlithuania.net – https://www.facebook.com/visitlithuania.net Parks Nemunas Delta Regional Park https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nemunas_Delta_Regional_Park http://www.visitlithuania.net/nature/regional-parks/148-the-nemunas-delta-regional-park Elsewhere on the Web http://www.muziejai.lt Klaipėda Region http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klaip%C4%97da_Region Kaunas http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaunas Telšiai http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tel%C5%A1iai Vilnius http://www.vilnius2009.lt/en/main Lithuanian Achu = Thank you http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithuanian_language Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithuania Planeta.com Lithuania Europe

Ireland

Photo: VM, Temple Ireland has two official languages, English and Gaeilge (Irish). While everybody learns both at school, less than 5% of the population speaks Gaeilge on a daily basis. Headlines Ireland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels 2018 Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish) Heritage Week in Ireland 2018 Cities Dublin …