European Year of Cultural Heritage

Logo 2018 was the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The European Year showcased the wealth and diversity of Europe’s cultural heritage, highlighting its role in driving economic and social development, and in creating a shared sense of identity and building Europe’s future. More than 6 million people took part in over 11,700 events across 37 …

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 …

Vatican City

Photo: View Vatican City is a country located within the city of Rome. With an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 1,000, it is the smallest state in the world by both area and population. Headlines A Jesuit cardinal-designate says Pope Francis is making Vatican II real Elsewhere https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html Twitter …

Tbilisi, Georgia Hosts European Ecotourism Conference (2018)

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 During the 2002 Ecotourism Summit several European leaders were hopeful that ecotourism could be protective of rural wilderness and respect urban nature. Facebook European Ecotourism Conference European Ecotourism Network Questions To the organizers and participants – Will the conference have live and recorded video? Is there a directory of participants? Bonus points …

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 …

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 Lithuanian_language Wikipedia Lithuania Planeta.com Lithuania Europe

Bialowieza Forest

Photo: Benno Hansen, Forest Elsewhere on the Web http://save-bialowieza.net Discussed at 41whc Following document online http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-7BAdd-en.pdf Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1979, extensions in 1992 and 2014 Criteria (ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger N/A Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/33/documents/ International Assistance Requests approved: 0 …