1519 – 2019+

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Periodic Table

Lingo Cards Periodic Table = a table of the chemical elements arranged in order of atomic number The elements are placed according to their atomic number, the arrangement of each atom’s electrons and recurring chemical properties. International Yeariypt2019.org Recommended ListeningTales from the periodic tableElemental PodcastHappy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table – Science ShowThe Fascinating …

How to save tourism from itself

Quotable New video from Doug Lansky about the pitfalls of unbalanced tourism: How to save tourism from itself. The talk was recorded at a TEDx event in Stockholm, Sweden. “Tourism is travel without a purpose.” Time stamps05:24 Unbalanced tourism11:00 Hunting and gathering has evolved to dining and shopping14:00 Flygskam17:30 Why not be part of the …

Tourism Portals

Poster Planeta.com is relaunching our directory of tourism portals around the world. We ask how well institutions respond/interact/engage with locals and visitors on social web channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. We would love to see more current information on government portals about local culture – including food, sport and markets, as well as upcoming …

Green New Deal

Lingo Cards Green New Deal = a proposed economic stimulus program in the United States that aims to address both economic inequality and climate change Key LinksResolution 109Text (You can listen to this page) Recommended ListeningNaomi Klein on the Green New Deal (Late Night Live) – Is there a chance that America could upturn their …

Extinction Rebellion

Logo Wikipedia: Extinction Rebellion is a socio-political movement which uses nonviolent resistance to avert climate breakdown, halt biodiversity loss, and minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse. Hashtag: #ExtinctionRebellion Key [email protected] Embedded Tweets HeadlinesToo British for America? Extinction Rebellion is getting lost in translation. – GristExtinction Rebellion: Meet the climate protesters blocking traffic …

Greta Thunberg

Twitter Avatar 2021Sweden honoring Greta Thunberg with postage stamp April 2019Every time we make a decision we should ask ourselves; how will this decision affect that curve? We should no longer measure our wealth and success in the graph that shows economic growth, but in the curve that shows the emissions of greenhouse gases. We …

EPA (Trump Administration)

Buzzwords Links related to the epa during the Trump administration January 2021Trump’s EPA team overrules career scientists on toxic chemicalEPA rule exempts many polluting industries from future air regulations December 2020Trump damaged the EPA. Here are 10 ways it should be fixed. September 2020 The One Incredibly Green Thing Donald Trump Has Done March 2020EPA …

Word of the Year 2019

Photo: Las Vegas Skyline WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. 2019’s top words: Cancel Culture, Climate Emergency, They … Headlines‘They’ named as Merriam-Webster dictionary’s word of the year‘Climate emergency’ chosen as Oxford Dictionaries’ 2019 word of the year Features Previously Planeta.com