Coronavirus, aka COVID19

Buzzwords 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 the impacts of the Coronavirus Disease, aka COVID-19, characterized by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic. As the WHO Director-General has said, the pandemic …

Future of Tourism in Natural Areas: Impact, Governance, Financing

Webinar July 3, 2020: The Future of Tourism in Natural Areas: Impact, Governance, Financing The project is developed by the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development and tsm – Trentino School of Management, in collaboration with the OECD Tourism Committee Key Linkshttps://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/tournat.htmhttp://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/tunna.htmhttps://annaspenceley.wordpress.com/2020/06/22/webinar-3-july-2020-the-future-of-tourism-in-natural-areas-impact-governance-financing Planeta

15th Biodiversity COP (2021)

Poster Kunming, China is scheduled to host the 15th Biodiversity COP – cbd.int/meetings/COP-15 – with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Delayed until 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #Biodiversity2020, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making requests of the organizers and …

2020 Faves

Hearts Thank you 2020 for a few bright lights around the world as we learned to adapt to the COVID19 pandemic locally and globally. Personally, I learned how to use Zoom and make the most of newfound video conversations with friends, family, and allies. For more passive watching, I tuned into more YouTube and YouTube …

Podcast Faves 2020

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2020, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. Podcasts create a world co-created by the listener. The best programs bring the listener in via comments, Twitter, and old-fashioned, landline phone calls. The podcast is not an end to itself but part of …

Biodiversity 2020

Hashtags Biodiversity 2020 Hashtag: #biodiversity2020 Questions Are there ways to participate in this conversation? = ¿Hay formas de participar en esta conversación? = Existe-t-il des moyens de participer à cette conversation? Headlines 2020: a truly unimaginable year for biodiversity – Max Benato Embedded Tweets Elsewhere on the Weblearningfornature.org 2020 2021 Planeta

Word of the Year 2020

Photo: Circus Circus Curating headlines and tweets and your suggestions for top contenders. WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by dictionaries around the world and other literacy-minded organizations to highlight language which reflect the popular discourse in a calendar year. 2020’s top words: Lockdown, Pandemic, Doomscrolling, Zoombombing Some thoughts. One of many …

Nevada Reopens

Hashtags Due to the Coronavirus shutdown, Nevada issued a state at home order. Starting in June, the state has begun to reopen. Planeta.com is curating a wide collection of tweets (March-May and June-) documenting how the state and Las Vegas in particular respond to this new situation. Our rolling coverage is dived into the following …