World Listening Day

Photo: Martin Heigan, Exploring the Universe beyond the Visible Spectrum July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WorldListeningDay and #WLD2019 The day features livestreaming audio, contests, and listening-focused walks around the world which focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because it is the birthday of the Canadian …

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Elsewhere on the Web The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – http://www.unesco.org – is a specialized agency of the United Nations. The purpose of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of …

World Oceans Day 2019

Poster June 8 is World Oceans Day. Hashtags: #WorldOceansDay, #DíaMundialdelosOceanos Translating: World Oceans Day Spanish: Día Mundial de los Océanos French: Journée mondiale des océans German: Welttag der Ozeane About the Day World Oceans Day is celebrated every June 8. It has been celebrated unofficially since its original proposal in 1992 by Canada’s International Centre …

World Economic Forum

Elsewhere on the Web The World Economic Forum – weforum.org/ – engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests. The …

World Heritage Day

Poster: Monte Albán, Oaxaca, México April 18 is World Heritage Day, aka International Monuments and Sites Day, celebrating the work of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) — icomos.org. There are events around the world. Hashtags: #worldheritageday, #IDMS 2019 World Heritage Day 2019 History On April 18, 1982 on the occasion of a …

World Wildlife Day 2019

Poster Prepare for a deep-dive today. This year’s World Wildlife Day (March 3) life below water. 2019 World Wildlife Day will be celebrated in 2019 under the theme “Life below water: for people and planet”, which aligns with goal 14 of UN Sustainable Development Goals. The ocean contains nearly 200,000 identified species, but actual numbers …

Earth Links

Links related to the earth World Magnetic Model (WMM) World Magnetic Model (WMM) Ancient Earth http://dinosaurpictures.org/ancient-earth Planeta.com Earth What are your plans for Earth Day? Earthquakes Google Earth Solar System

Responsible Tourism Day

Photo In 2018 World Responsible Tourism Day is November 7. We are recapping examples from responsible travel week held earlier this year and previewing Responsible Travel Week 2019 and hanging out with friends in London and across the globe via twitter and video conversations. Questions to kick off discussion What is being celebrated on Responsible Tourism Day? – Responsible Tourism Awards …

Upgrade Your World during the International Year of Sustainable Tourism

Photo: Safranbolu My talk and Q&A at the European Ecotourism Conference was made via long distance video Monday, April 17. The talk – Upgrade Your World during the International year of Sustainable Tourism – asks where we stand in 2017 and what we have learned since the first European Ecotourism Conference in 2010. These are the working notes. …

How to Tweet from the World Conservation Congress #IUCNCongress

Held every four years, the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress will be the largest gathering of environmental policy makers since the Paris Climate Agreement and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, and presents a major opportunity to start putting these deals into action. Hawai‘i hosts the event September 1-10, 2016. Hashtag: #IUCNcongress How to Tweet about …