How can remote allies, friends, journalists, and others participate in #COP15?

Roofdog: Allies (Some rights reserved) Montreal, Canada hosts a hybrid event, the 15th Biodiversity COP – cbd.int/meetings/COP-15 – December 5-17 with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 The first part of the meetings took place virtually from October …

Coronavirus, aka COVID19

Image: Covid19/Coronavirus Bingo Card #12 (Some rights reserved) Coronavirus = any of a group of RNA viruses that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals This page features rolling coverage from Planeta.com of key links, headlines, and other resources of the latest Coronavirus, aka COVID-19, characterized by the World Health Organization as …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the controversial, under-construction train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Scheduled to be operational in December 2023, the 1,500km track will have sections open from Chetumal-Escárcega and Chetumal-Cancún.  Key Linkstren-maya.mxEl Tren y la Tierra (PDF)@[email protected] Questions = Preguntas How can archaeological travel and tourism connect local …

Responsible travel in parks and protected areas

Poster Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. How can visitation be developed and maintained in a responsible manner? We would like suggestions across the spectrum from park managers to locals to visitors. What are your recommendations? General Suggestions …

Manifesto for a Healthy and Green Recovery – World Health Organization

Photo: Arctic Wildlife Refuge From the World Health Organization: WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19 WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19 Prescriptions for a healthy, green recovery 1) Protect and preserve the source of human health: Nature.  Economies are a product of healthy human societies, which in turn rely on the …

Bushfires in Australia (2020)

MyWatch Screenshot @Landgate Looking back at the 2019-2020 bushfires in Australia Currowan blackincbooks.com.au/books/[email protected]_adcock Fire legacies – It’s widely accepted, including by two inquiries, that climate change was a significant factor in the Black Summer fires of 2019/20. But in the response to the fires, and in the opportunities for preparation in the years before, many human, political …

USA 2020 Election

Photo: Ballot drop off (Some rights reserved) Rolling coverage of the 2020 federal election in the USA featuring external links and features. This is not meant to be comprehensive, but the best we can do as interested participants. This page focuses on headlines as a timeline. We also review the election by candidates and topics. …

We are all in this together

Poster We are all in this together Embedded Tweets Headlineshttps://www.adweek.com/tv-video/cbs-stars-vow-were-all-in-this-together-in-psa-to-calm-coronavirus-fears/ https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-scotland-51918891/coronavirus-we-re-all-in-this-together-says-fm WikipediaWe’re All In This Together Planeta

International Literacy Day 2020

Poster September 8 is International Literacy Day. Hashtag: #LiteracyDay International Literacy Day brings together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, private sectors, communities, NGOs, teachers, learners, and experts in the field. There are new challenges of literacy teaching and learning amid COVID19. Planeta.com will be curating tweets, videos, and other new resources. Kudos to UNESCO and …