Tokyo Olympics

Logo The 2020/2021 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad is an international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place  July 23 – August 8 in Tokyo, Japan. The Opening Ceremony will be held Friday, July 23 in Tokyo, starting at 7am ET/4am. PT. The Closing Ceremony is set for …

Tourism economies facing the new reality… are we prepared?

Interesting ICYMI, here are highlights from the September 2020 webinar “Economías turísticas frente a la nueva realidad… ¿Estamos preparados?” – “Tourism economies facing the new reality…are we prepared?” Key LinksFacultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanísticas de ESPOL (ESPOL Faculty of Social and Humanistic Sciences)fcsh.espol.edu.ecFacebook – [email protected]@espol Axel Almeida/Youtube Questions Are the examples and reports mentioned …

Global Biodiversity Outlook 5

Report Cover Launch of Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 – cbd.int/gbo5 Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO) is the flagship publication of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It is a periodic report that summarizes the latest data on the status and trends of biodiversity and draws conclusions relevant to the further implementation of the Convention. GBO-5 provides …

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

Roofdog A request for the organizers of the 15th Biodiversity COP: Please show us communication strategies where remote participants can engage – listen, learn, and share relevant info. Translating: How can remote allies, friends, journalists, and others participate in #COP15?Spanish: ¿Cómo pueden los aliados, amigos, periodistas, y otras personas participar en forma lejana (remote participation) …

Nevada Reopens

Hashtags Due to the Coronavirus shutdown, Nevada issued a state at home order in March 2020. Slowly reopening, the state expanded capacity to 80% in May and 100% in June. Planeta.com is curating a wide collection of tweets (March-May and June 2020-May 2021) documenting how the state and Las Vegas in particular responded to this …

Anthropology at its limits: Third Spaces and Outer Space

Poster In Spanish. Launch of a series of online conferences and to-be-confirmed face-to-face events titled Anthropology at its limits (Antropología en sus Límites). Livestreaming Thursday, 11am Mexico. Key Links2d[email protected]ibero_mx BackgroundAs a prelude to the 2nd International Congress “Anthropology in its Limits: Third Spaces”, they will be given by anthropologists whose projects and interests allow us …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Key Linkstren-maya.mxEl Tren y la Tierra (PDF)@TrenMayaMX HeadlinesPolos dedesarrolloIs Mexico’s ‘Mayan Train’ a Boondoggle? – The Nation @mbeatley @SamShepEdwards @thenationConacyt ocultó informe crítico con el Tren Maya (Document PDF)Jueza sí concedió suspensión provisional contra Tren Maya, pero …