Earth Day 2021

Photo: Green Valley Ranch Wash What are your plans for 2021’s Earth Day? Hashtag: #EarthDay Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Planeta is updating our suggested games in the natural world and on the social web. 2021 Games in the Natural World Talk to neighbors …

Leaders Summit on Climate

Photo: Cliff, The White House Upcoming event: Leaders Summit on Climate, April 22-23 Key Linkswhitehouse.gov HeadlinesBiden’s climate leadership will be tested at the Earth Day summit Press Releasewhitehouse.gov: President Biden invited 40 world leaders to the Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on April 22 and 23.  The virtual Leaders Summit will be live …

World Heritage Day 2021

Logo 2021’s International Day for Monuments and Sites, aka World Heritage Day is April 18. This year’s theme: Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures Hashtags: #worldheritageday #IDMS2021 #ComplexPast #DiverseFutures Key LinksInternational Day – [email protected] Questions What are the this year’s publications, resources, and events focusing on world heritage? = ¿Cuáles son las publicaciones, recursos y eventos de …

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 …

City Nature Challenge 2021

Photo The City Nature Challenge was founded by @alisonkestrel and @lilamayhiggins and organized by the citizen science / community science teams from the California Academy of Sciences @CalAcademy and the Natural History Museum of L.A. County @NHMLA Hashtags: #CityNatureChallenge, #RetoNaturaListaUrbano The 2021 City Nature Challenge takes place in two parts:April 30 – May 3 Taking …

IUCN Global Youth Summit 2021

The IUCN Global Youth Summit – iucnyouthsummit.org – takes place online this week, April 5-16. Hashtags: #GenerationRestoration, #IUCNgys, #iucnyouthsummit Key [email protected][email protected]@iucn TopicsNon-human primate conservation through ecotourismPlaneta.com coverage Questions How can those interested follow and engage with the summit? What are the key Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social web pages to pay attention? How can …

World Parks Week 2021

Photo: Horizon Crest 2021’s World Parks Week is April 24-May 2. With COVID-19 remaining a reality for many across the globe, the theme for World Parks Week encourages people to think about what their local neighborhoods/communities have to offer and what these local spaces mean to them. Thinking Hyperlocal helps us to build deeper. Hashtag: …

National Library Week 2021

Photo: Looking up Dr Space Junk at the Paseo Verde Library April 4-10 is National Library Week in the USA. Hashtags: #NationalLibraryWeek and #LibrariesTransform. Launched in 1958, National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association – ala.org -and observed in libraries across the country each April. All types of libraries – school, public, …

Climate 2021

Photo: Cornerstone Park Headlines and features related to climate in 2021 JanuaryThe US will rejoin the Paris climate agreement, but that was the easy part – The VergeUnderestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future – Frontiers AprilU.S. and China agree to take joint climate actionWhite House removes Trump-appointed scientist from overseeing climate report Planeta

Biodiversity 2021

Hashtags Spotlight on Biodiversity 2021 Hashtag: #biodiversity2021 Questions Are there ways to participate in this conversation? = ¿Hay formas de participar en esta conversación? = Existe-t-il des moyens de participer à cette conversation? Embedded Tweets Dasgupta Reviewhttps://www.gov.uk/government/publications/final-report-the-economics-of-biodiversity-the-dasgupta-reviewThe Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review – Full Reporthttps://www.axios.com/dagupta-review-environment-natural-capital-34bb5a71-1a73-40fb-be62-253333ddf525.htmlhttps://www.npr.org/2021/02/03/963811844/could-we-pay-back-the-earth-for-what-it-provides-a-new-report-offers-a-roadmap One Planet SummitHashtag: #[email protected] 2021 Planeta