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 …

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 the second quarter of 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #Biodiversity2020, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 Planeta.com is updating this guide to the event, making requests …

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 …

How can remote allies, friends, journalists, and others participate in #COP15?

Roofdog A request for the organizers of the 15th Biodiversity COP: Please show us communication strategies where remote participants can engage – listen, learn, and share relevant info. Translating: How can remote allies, friends, journalists, and others participate in #COP15?Spanish: ¿Cómo pueden los aliados, amigos, periodistas, y otras personas participar en forma lejana (remote participation) …

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 …

Guelaguetza 2020

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. Bilingual …

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 …

Always Was, Always Will Be. NAIDOC Week 2020

Poster: Charmaine Mumbulla, National NAIDOC Poster Competition The 2020 celebrations of NAIDOC Week held across Australia have been delayed until November to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Theme: Always Was, Always Will Be. Revised dates: November 8-15. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2020, #NAIDOCWeek,#AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe Key Linksnaidoc.org.aupostponedTeaching [email protected] Announcement from NAIDOC:The November …