Responsible Travel Week 2021

Poster Responsible Travel Week 2021 takes place February 8-14, so if you would like to contribute, please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader. Volunteers requested for testing our video and audio chats. InvitationDiscover your role in the emerging community of people committed to engaged living, embodied practice, and responsible travel. Planeta.com invites …

Australia’s Aboriginal Flag

Photo: Tribal Warrior Aboriginal FlagNAIDOC: The Australian Aboriginal Flag was designed by artist Harold Thomas and first flown at Victoria Square in Adelaide, South Australia, on National Aborigines Day, 12 July 1971. It became the official flag for the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra after it was first flown there in 1972. Since then, it …

Nevada’s Spring Mountains

Photo: Snowy Roads Spotlight on Nevada’s Spring Mountains. The highest point is Mount Charleston, at 11,918 feet (3,633 meters). The area around Mt. Charleston is protected in the Mount Charleston Wilderness. The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area features a helpful Visitor Center. Is there snow on the mountains? Key Linksgomtcharleston.com [email protected] Google Maps WeatherLocal Forecast …

Copper Canyon (Barranca del Cobre)

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Divisadero For outdoor enthusiasts, the region offers hiking, bird watching, mountain biking and horseback riding. The individual Copper Canyon (Barranca del Cobre) is just one of more than 20 canyons that stretch west of Chihuahua City in the Sierra Madre Occidental, located between the high central plateau and the Sea …

Nature Tracks

Photo One more way to visit the hinterlands of Australia – listening. For friends quaranstreaming, here is audio goodness from ABC Radio National presenting Nature Track, a series of delightfully slow soundscapes available on YouTube. This series is recorded by Ann Jones, host of ABC nature podcast Off Track, and YouTube animal series How Deadly. …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NPS/J. Baird, Prickly pear cactus with fruit along the Tonto Trail Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, …

Wildlife Crossing

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Wildlife crossings are structures that allow animals to cross human-made barriers safely. Wildlife crossings may include underpass tunnels or wildlife tunnels, viaducts, and overpasses or green bridges; amphibian tunnels; fish ladders; canopy bridge, tunnels and culverts; and green roofs. HeadlinesHow creating wildlife crossings can help reindeer, bears – and even crabs Embedded Tweets …

Green Bay, Wisconsin

Photo: James Jordan, Sunset Park Titletown. Ashwaubenon. Spotlight on Wisconsin’s Green Bay, the third-largest city on Lake Michigan’s west shore and home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. Google Maps Elsewhere on the Webgreenbaywi.gov – @CityofGreenBaypackers.com – live-webcastsWundergroundhttps://www.browncountywi.gov – @browncountywi Newsgreenbaypressgazette.com – @gbpressgazette“Lambeau knows this 118-mile inlet that receives the waters of the Fox River.” …

Inauguration Day

Photo: NASA, Washington Monument January 20, 2021 was Inauguration Day for President Joe Biden Wikipedia: The inauguration of the president of the United States is a ceremony to mark the commencement of a new four-year term of the president of the United States. This ceremony takes place for each new presidential term, even if the …

Tampa

Photo: bvi4092 Tampa is part of the metropolitan area most commonly referred to as the “Tampa Bay Area.” The bay’s port is the largest in the state, near downtown’s Channel District. Bayshore Boulevard runs along the bay, and is east of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood. HeadlinesAt Tampa Bay farm-to-table restaurants, you’re being fed fiction …