Planeta Live, September 2020

Poster Where is the conversation? Conservation and culture fans, please join us Friday, September 25 for our monthly convo about conscious living and travel. This month’s confirmed guests include Jennifer, Marlene, Enrique, and Roberto. We will be guided on a series of virtual tours with status reports and recommendations from Las Vegas, San Antonio, Cuernavaca, …

World Tourism Day 2020

Poster September 27 is World Tourism Day. Planeta.com will curate happenings around the globe providing the deep-dive into tourism and travel’s impact. Hashtags: #wtd2020, #worldtourismday Key Linkshttps://www.unwto.org/world-tourism-day-2020https://www.e-unwto.org/doi/abs/10.18111/unwtoecd.2019.1.g51w645001604523 Questions Is there a theme for World Tourism Day 2020? (Answer: Tourism and Rural Development) Is there a host country for World Tourism Day 2020? (Answer: Sort of. …

Nature for Life 2020

Hashtags Key LinksNature for Life HubHashtag: #NatureForLife Questions How can remote participants contribute and learn within this event? = ¿Cómo pueden los participantes lejanos contribuir y aprender dentro de este evento? How might this virtual venue be a test case for including global participants in upcoming conservation conferences, workshops, and other events? = ¿Cómo podría …

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 …

2020 Summit on Biodiversity

Photo: Chapultepec Park Mark your calendar: September 30 The Summit on Biodiversity will be convened under the theme “Urgent Action on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development.” The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will assist the President of the General Assembly in the preparation of the Summit. The …

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 …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2020

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2020’s Māori Language Week (September 14-20 or 14-20 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori is one of Planeta.com’s fave celebrations, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing people together on …

Hostile Terrain 94

Poster Hostile Terrain 94 (HT94) is a participatory art project sponsored and organized by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a non-profit research-art-education-media collective, directed by anthropologist Jason De León. The exhibition is composed of some 3,200 handwritten toe tags that represent migrants who have died trying to cross the Sonoran Desert of Arizona between the mid-1990s and 2019. These tags …