Antiquities Act

Buzzwords The Antiquities Act was established in 1906 by Theodore Roosevelt and has been used more than a hundred times since its passage. It gives the President of the USA the authority to create national monuments from existing public lands to protect significant natural, cultural, or scientific features. After a generation-long effort, on June 8, 1906, President …

NASA

Photo: NASA Elsewhere on the Web The mission of NASA – https://www.nasa.gov – is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research. “To do that, we have worked around the world — and off it — for more than 50 years, searching for answers to fundamental questions about our place in the …

Diné (Navajo) Links

Photo: Navajo Tours USA Photo Links related to Diné presented in somewhat random fashion Events August 6-12 Diné Bikéyah Yikáá’ Hólóonii Baa Ákohwiindzin (Indigenous Peoples Week 2018); hashtag: #ipw8 September Navajo Nation Fair https://navajopeople.org/blog/navajo-nation-fair-history Headlines Living Planet: Navajos uranium legacy FInding Nemo in Navajo Navajos buy back artifacts at Paris auction Climate-change-turning-sacred-land-against-Navajo navajo-four-sacred-colors Officials: Trust …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, Indigenous, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of August 2018,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs (Las …

Maryland

Photo: Tour Sky Stage Maryland borders Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia to the south and west, Pennsylvania to the north and Delaware to the east. Cities Baltimore Planeta Maryland Links USA USA States

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Nogales We need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. The ten border states — Arizona, Baja California, California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, New Mexico, Sonora, Tamaulipas, and Texas — together exercise an economy that ranks third in the world for size. (double checking) Updating Planeta’s guides to borderland jewels …

Trump Slump

Buzzwords Trump Slump = Decline in foreign travelers to the USA due to Donald Trump Headlines https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-trump-slump-hits-us-tourism https://www.npr.org/2018/01/28/581397054/u-s-travel-industry-worries-as-international-visits-decline http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42808080 https://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2017-09-22/donald-trumps-presidency-is-hurting-american-business-and-economic-growth http://www.avclub.com/article/very-few-people-are-staying-trumps-new-york-hotels-255883 What Impact Will Trump Have on Tourism? – Outbounding https://skift.com/2017/04/17/international-tourist-spending-in-the-u-s-is-at-record-high-so-far-this-year http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/people-dont-want-come-trumps-america-trump-slump-travel-costing-america-billions http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2017/03/22/actualidad/1490192356_260969.html http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/international-tourism-us-declines-trump-slump-982857 http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-travel-briefcase-trump-ban-20170311-story.html http://time.com/money/4687114/trump-slump-foreign-tourism-us-immigration-travel http://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-slump-tourism-united-states-travel-ban/ http://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-trump-is-ruining-americas-biggest-export-industry-2017-03-03 Actions http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-tourism-campaign-trump-20170418-story.html Planeta.com USA 2018 USA Links USA

Wild USA Links

Photo: Wetlands Park Links related to Wild USA presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Ozone pollution in US national parks is nearly the same as in large cities – The Conversation http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/370525-official-implicated-in-redskins-owner-scandal-named-park-services http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-environment-20180118-story.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/nearly-all-members-of-national-park-service-advisory-panel-resign-in-frustration https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/01/17/9-national-park-service-advisory-board-members-quit-disgust/1039551001/ https://www.thenation.com/article/this-is-how-the-trump-administration-gives-big-oil-the-keys-to-public-landslide/ https://the1a.org/shows/2017-11-02/national-parks-for-a-price https://psmag.com/environment/nps-breaks-the-law https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/09/26/the-national-park-service-showed-that-its-bottled-water-ban-worked-then-lifted-it http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/347211-national-park-service-ends-policy-encouraging-parks-to-ban-plastic http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/08/national_park_service_rescinds.html http://e360.yale.edu/features/greenlock-a-visitor-crush-is-overwhelming-americas-national-parks http://www.cbsnews.com/news/53m-to-go-to-u-s-national-park-maintenance-infrastructure/ 4th graders https://outdoorsallianceforkids.org/2017/07/12/release-lawmakers-introduce-bipartisan-legislation-to-get-children-outdoors/ http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/341918-new-legislation-tells-fourth-graders-to-take-a-hike Parade https://parade.com/678791/kmccleary/an-insiders-guide-to-americas-best-national-parks https://parade.com/679501/kmccleary/how-to-be-a-good-visitor-at-national-parks/ Dive into summer with @ParadeMagazine's …

NVBikePed

Hashtags Links to biking and walking resources in the state of Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @mysnvbc @BikeWashoe @ghostbikeslv @RTCSNV @ronfloth @bikenevada @nevadadot @OutsideLasVegas @BicycleManSnel @pathlesspedaled @Club_Ride @NVStateParks @NVTourism Questions When is the next Nevada Bicycle Summit? = ¿Cuándo será la próxima cumbre de bicicleta de Nevada? Features 2017 Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian …