Victoria State of Music

Logo Grooving music from Victoria, Australia Official spin: “Victoria Together shares some of the best music, entertainment, nature and art our state has to offer. Because even though we’re at home – we’re together.” Key Linkstogether.vic.gov.auFacebookYouTube – Playlistshttps://youtu.be/gYzWHV0H9Z0https://youtu.be/-UdfPGUXi2I Headlinesblackofhearts.com.auau.rollingstone.com Planeta

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2020

Poster: Indigenous Day The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed each year on August 9 to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. The commemoration takes place on in recognition of the first meeting of the …

World Listening Day 2020

Poster July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2020, #acousticecology, #deeplistening, #WorldListeningDay This year’s theme for World Listening Day 2020 is the Collective Field created by Wild Sanctuary Vice President, Katherine Krause (@KatKrause). World Listening Day is hosted by the World Listening Project. Around the world contests and walks focus attention on improving listening skills …

Economic Growth and Environmental Protection: Latin America’s Role in Global Conservation Efforts

Photo: MMAChile Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 11am EST Latin American perspective on global conservation goals, with leading researchers and activists from the environmental and sustainable development worlds. Key Linkshttps://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/economic-growth-and-environmental-protection-latin-americas-role-global-conservation-effortshttps://www.wilsoncenter.org/program/latin-american-program – YouTube In a new major study from Cambridge University, more than 100 international economists and scientists demonstrate that the economic benefits of large-scale conservation far …

Stay Home for Nevada

Hashtags Due to the Coronavirus shutdown, Nevada launched a campaign replete with its own hashtag: #stayhomefornevada. As of early June, the state is beginning to reopen. Planeta.com is curating a wide collection of tweets (March-May and June-) documenting how Nevada and Las Vegas in particular respond to this new situation. Our rolling coverage is dived …

Guelaguetza 2020

Poster The virtual stage is set. With the physical Guelaguetza postponed, we will watch, enjoy, and amplify performances and presentations from Oaxaca, Mexico throughout the month of July. Hashtag: #Guelaguetza2020 Viva la Guelaguetza! Viva Oaxaca!! = Long live Guelaguetza! Long live Oaxaca!! Who should watch? Anyone interested in Mexico, in Indigenous culture, music, and dance. …

Planeta Live, July 2020

Poster Planeta.com’s July 2020 public zoom conversation took place Friday, July 3, 10:30am Mexico, 8:30am Pacific – with transmission on Planeta’s Facebook page – facebook.com/planetadotcom – and later uploaded to YouTube: youtube.com/user/ronmader/videos. Timestamps00:50 Marlene Hipolito02:00 Marlene Ehrenberg04:11 Jennifer Morfin07:00 Planeta Live15:00 Pedro Martinez28:00 Marlene E. Group heading to Colima31:00 El Foco #Enbici tours36:00 Pedro Rural …

Celebrating Matariki (2020)

Poster: Matariki New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. On July 13 the Matariki star cluster will rise in New Zealand skies, …

Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial (2020)

Poster Gallup (Naʼnízhoozhí), New Mexico – Created in 1921, the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial is the longest-running, Native American Art Show in the country. The event features parades, dances, demonstrations, native foods, rodeos, pow-wow, song and dance, pageants, and folk art. 2020 dates: Cancelled Gallup (Navajo: Naʼnízhoozhí) is the most populous city between Flagstaff and …

Urgent Call from Mexico (World Environment Day 2020)

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Golfinas Rolling coverage of the Summer 2020 budget for Mexico’s environmental ministries. Cuts up to 75% could be made of the institutions. This page includes the English-language translation of an open letter to the President of Mexico, made on World Environment Day, June 5, 2020. Headlines‘Unprecedented’ Cuts To Mexico’s Park Service Threaten …