Indigenous

Buzzwords Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups native to a land or region, especially before the arrival and intrusion of a foreign and possibly dominating culture. They are a group of people whose members share a cultural identity that has been shaped by their geographical region. Each group of Indigenous people are unique, some following similar …

Babies

Baby = a very young child, especially one newly or recently born Recommended Listening What do fossils, babies and Einstein tell us about the way our brains have evolved? – Renowned paleo-anthropologist Dean Falk on how the evolution of our brains led to the emergence of language, music, analytical thinking, and warfare in humans. Planeta.com …

Human Rights

Photo Human rights = a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person Celebrations December 10 is Human Rights Day. Human Rights Day Questions How is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights relevant today? How is Human Rights Day translated in other languages? How is Human Rights Day celebrated? What is the overlap …

People

Buzzwords People = Human beings Meet the locals. Headlines The deadly truth about a world built for men – from stab vests to car crashes https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/feb/23/truth-world-built-for-men-car-crashes As many of you will know I’ve spent THREE YEARS (😱)researching this book about the dangers for women of a world built on male data. Here is a sneak preview in …

Making the most of an unconference

Photo: Open Space Technology in Estonia Unconference = A facilitated, participant-driven event centered on a specific topic An unconference engages participants without a formal agenda. Instead an unconference encourages attendees to organize their own agenda and action plans. Unconferences can be conducted face-to-face, online or better yet, both! We use the unconference approach for Planeta.com’s …

Gender

Buzzwords Gender = the state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones) Headlines https://qz.com/1528752/generation-zs-views-on-gender-set-it-apart-in-us Planeta.com People Transgender Gendered Language

Early Humans

Word Cloud Early humans Headlines Origin of modern humans ‘traced to Botswana’ https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/03/how-humans-tamed-themselves/580447 https://qz.com/africa/1473837/scientists-have-worked-out-the-age-of-the-cradle-of-humankind-caves-and-what-it-says-about-our-origins https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jul/11/no-single-birthplace-of-mankind-say-scientists http://science.sciencemag.org/content/358/6368/eaai9067 https://qz.com/1151816/early-humans-migrated-out-of-africa-much-earlier-than-we-thought https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/10/dna-from-old-skeleton-suggests-humanitys-been-here-longer-than-we-thought http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2017/09/27/science.aao6266 http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2017/04/10/ancient-dentistry-tooth-filling http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/deadthings/2017/09/01/what-made-these-footprints-5-7-million-years-ago http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170214-your-face-is-probably-more-primitive-than-a-neanderthals http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38289960 http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37408014 new-fossil-sheds-light-early-humans Indonesian shell has ‘earliest human engraving’ Oldest Art in the World Human history rewritten by ancient engravings Americas’ Natives Have European Roots – Scientific American Facial Morphogenesis of the Earliest …

Children

Photo Children = Young people Elsewhere on the Web http://www.abc.net.au/children http://www.highlights.com http://www.aecf.org/work/kids-count – @aecfnews Celebrations April 30 #FelizdíadelNiño Twitter @ChildrenNature @greenparentmag Planeta.com Helping Kids Thrive in City Parks Multigenerational People

Markets

Photo: Channon Market 2006 Markets are as old as the crossroads, a mashup of conversations and commerce embedded in the 360 degree, face-to-face exchange. Our fave (favorite/favourite) markets are a combination of tasting rooms and empathy museums. These venues manifest responsible travel — good places to live and good places to visit. Locals have the …