World Tourism Day 2021

Poster September 27 is World Tourism Day. Planeta.com is curating happenings around the globe providing the deep-dive into tourism and travel’s impact. Check out the embedded tweets below! Please let us know of recommended videos, public zoom events, and other resources of note. Hashtags: #wtd2021, #worldtourismday, #DiaMundialDelTurismo Key Linksunwto.org/wtd2021trello.com Questions How have travel and tourism …

Biodiversity Digitization: Celebrating a Decade of Progress

Logo September 22-23 Virtual Event: Biodiversity Digitization: Celebrating a Decade of Progress. Hashtag: #biodigi2021 Key Linksidigbio.orgprerecorded [email protected] Questions Will the videos be available for on-demand viewing? To what degree is there overlap among participants at this virtual event and the upcoming Biodiversity COP15?  Are there collaborative notes? Yes! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MHWVhcUzBmJT3tP14fOojVHQWPkTENm3PN5-k1Q5w0s/edit Videos Session 1Mia Ridge, 02:11:00 Background …

Indigenous Tourism Collaborative of the Americas

Poster Attention fans of Indigenous culture, languages, and tourism, check out the launch of the Indigenous Tourism Collaborative of the Americas (Colaborativa de Turismo Indígena de las Américas), October 11, 11am Eastern, 8am Pacific Registration: zoom.us Announcement: We invite you to join us for the official virtual launch of the Indigenous Tourism Collaborative of the …

From Obligation to Aspiration: Supply Chain Laws and the Business Case of Putting People First

Logo: Roundtable Announcing the September 22, 10am-145pm CEST, livestreaming symposium From Obligation to Aspiration: Supply Chain Laws and the Business Case of Putting People First, Due Diligence in the Tourism Value Chain 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the endorsement of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). Since then, they are …

TheBioCon 2021

Poster Perth, Western Australia – Spotlight on 2021’s Biodiversity Conference. Hashtag: #TheBioCon Key Linksbiodiversity2021.comprogram BackgroundWestern Australia has eight out of Australia’s 15 declared biodiversity hotspots and one of the highest rates of new species discovery in the world. It is rich in mineral, oil and gas resources, with a significant agricultural sector and ever spreading …

Biodiversity 2021

Photo: Albert Straub, Great Barrier Reef Don’t wait for 2050 to start learning to live in harmony with nature now. Planeta.com’s Biodiversity 2021 is our curated reader featuring news, videos, and resources focusing on the fabric of life in 2021. Hashtags: #biodiversity2021, #post2020 Questions What’s new? = ¿Qué hay de nuevo? = Quoi de neuf? …

Māori Language Week = Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2021

Poster New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Announcing the dates for 2021’s Māori Language Week (September 13-19 or 13-19 Mahuru). Hashtags: #TeWikioteReoMāori, #MāoriLanguageWeek, #reomāori 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 …

Climate COP 26

Artwork Having been delayed a year due to the COVID19 Coronavirus, the UN’s Climate COP 26 is scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, October 31-November 12. Hashtags: #COP26 #TimeForAction This page features key links, headlines, analysis, videos, and embedded tweets. As with Planeta.com coverage of other events, we review substance and the format, asking …

State of the World’s Trees 2021

Report Cover What we’re reading: 2021’s State of the World’s Trees prepared by Botanic Gardens Conservation International Key Linksbgci.orglaunchglobal-tree-assessmentreport (PDF)@bgci Questions Is the report available in other languages? In an audio format? What are the follow-up actions in development now? Which are the leading botanic gardens in tree conservation? HeadlinesOne in three trees face extinction …

Strengthening sustainable tourism’s role in biodiversity conservation and community resilience, Motion 130

Logo Spotlight on the approved motion at this year’s IUCN Conference regarding travel and tourism: Motion 130 – Strengthening sustainable tourism’s role in biodiversity conservation and community resilience Latest version in this language:Version as sent to Plenary | Published on: 09 Sep 2021 CELEBRATING the value of wildlife and nature-based tourism in supporting communities around …