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 Twitter @valealazraki Wikipedia …

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 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. Key Links Facebook: European Ecotourism Conference European Ecotourism Network Questions To the organizers and participants – Will the conference have live and recorded video? Is …

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 …

European Heritage Days

Poster The European Heritage Days are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural events shared by the citizens of Europe. The European Heritage Days have been organized since 1999 as a joint initiative of the European Commission and the Council of Europe. The aim is to give concrete examples of how local communities can contribute to …

European Union

Buzzwords European Union (EU) Key Links https://europa.eu https://europa.eu/european-union/index_en Wikipedia Wikipedia: The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. It has an area of 4,475,757 km2 (1,728,099 sq mi) and an estimated population of over 510 million. The EU has developed an internal single …

Turkey

Map Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan (the exclave of Nakhchivan) and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea and Cyprus are to the south; the Aegean Sea to the west; and the Black …