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 …

2021 Tokyo 2020 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. Key Linksolympic.org/[email protected] tokyo2020.org HeadlinesTokyo Olympics “Focused on Hosting” Amid Cancellation TalkTick-Tock: The Tokyo Olympics hit the 200-days-to-go mark Embedded Tweets Official Spin …

Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Our Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz – is used in tandem with Planeta.com’s February’s Responsible Travel Week and ongoing workshops. Participants choose what they want to learn and score their own performances. We use various social media channels / networks / platforms and learn how to be more engaging on the social web. Internally, …

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 …

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 October 11-24, 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #Biodiversity2021, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making requests of the …

Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Royal Albatross New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Royal Cam streams live from the northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, Otago. This the fifth season the Department of Conversation has a webcam beside an albatross nest in the colony on Otago Peninsula. Royalcam features highlights and a forum for questions. Department of …

USA 2020 Election

Photo: Ballot drop off 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. After ElectionTrump pollster’s …

Safe Travels

Logo Safe Travels Key Links ‘Safe Travels’: Global Protocols & Stamp for the New Normal – WTTChttps:/wttc.org/COVID-19/Safe-Travels-Global-Protocols-Stamp Embedded Tweets Planeta

The Good Place

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended TV show and podcast: The Good Place, a narrative bullet train and appointment viewing (2016-2020). Season Four BuzzwordsAfterlife – Alexa – Best Version – Chainsaw Bears – Cincinnati – Classic – Compromise – Confidence – Control – Cruelty – Dip – Disco – Door – Drummers – Eternity – Director …