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 …

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 in the world, one that stands out as a practical model of inclusive experiences and smart communication bringing …

Mexico 2020 COVID19

How is Mexico dealing with COVID19? Tourism-speaking, webinar on August 14 Questions: Key Links Preguntas: ¿Está el video en línea? ¿Hay notas para el seminario web? ¿Hay un resumen en inglés? = Questions: Is the video online? Are there show notes for the webinar? Is there a summary in English? #COVID19#MexicoNow#RTWeek21#UsaTuVoz Embedded Tweets Preguntas: ¿Está …

Colombia Celebrates National Wildlife Day

Colombia celebrates National Wildlife Day on July 30 Livestreaming video. El ambiente es de todos = The environment belongs to everyone ¡Acompánamos a celebrar el #DíaNacionalDeLaVidaSilvestre! El Ministro Ricardo Lozano conversará con Carlos Lasso, investigador del Instituto Humboldt, Fernando Trujillo, director de la Fundación Omacha y Hugo Mantilla Meluk, director del Centro de Estudios de …

Buzzword Bingo 2020

Lingo Cards What are the most meaningful/ impactful words of 2020? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that come to attention / usefulness in 2020. Buzzwords have the attribution-sharealike license. If you use/remix/reuse the artwork, please make the attributions to “Ron Mader / Planeta.com” Flickr 2020 Buzzwords …

Hawai’i: Listen to the Forest

Screenshot New video from PBS Hawai’i: Listen to the Forest An environmental documentary that traces the destruction of Hawai’i’s rainforests, this film calls for preservation and a return to the ecological wisdom that guided traditional Hawaiians’ connection to the land. https://youtu.be/pr2pVC_UA_4 Key Links pbshawaii.org/listen-to-the-forest – @pbshawaii hawaiianlegacyfoundation.org Planeta Hawai’i Hawai’i Links Rainforests Listen Wild USA

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, …

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 …

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.https://youtu.be/RFZiAL0bKUI 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 …

Lost City Museum 2020

Photo: Good signage Re-opening on July 10th at 8:30 AM! Due to mandate, masks will be required! Museum hours are 8:30am-430pm daily. There is a small admission fee. Among our favorite small museums in the world and a place we intend to visit after the pandemic – the Lost City Museum in Overton, a 90-minute …