Australia Votes 2022

Photo: Denisbin, Eyre (Some rights reserved) Australia – federal elections will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 to elect members of the 47th Parliament. Voting is mandatory for citizens over 18. More than 17.2 million people – 96% of eligible voters – are enrolled for this election. All 151 seats in the lower house, …

International Museum Day 2022

Poster (Some rights reserved) To celebrate May 18, International Museum Day, please tag, tweet, and follow your fave museums on the social web. Hashtags: #IMD2022 #InternationalMuseumDay Key words: Access, Community-Driven, Digitization, Education, Sustainability On International Museum Day 2022, ICOM wants to explore the potential of museums to bring about positive change in their communities through …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2022

Photo: G. Torda/ARC Center, Bleached Coral (Some rights reserved) UNESCO officials arrived in Australia to assess the Great Barrier Reef after its 6th mass bleaching. Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2022. Key Linksgbrmpa.gov.auReef [email protected] HeadlinesGreat Barrier Reef bleaching occurred on over 90 per cent of reefs this summerGreat …

Climate COP27

Logo The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP27, will be held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in November 2022. Hashtag: #COP27 Key [email protected]_egypt Questions = Preguntas What sessions will have livestreaming and recorded video? = ¿Qué sesiones tendrán transmisión en vivo y video grabado? Do on-demand videos have shownotes, transcripts, …

Climate 2022

Photo: Ron Mader, Fox Glacier (Some rights reserved) Headlines and features related to climate in 2022 Januaryphotos: 2021’s devastating climate disastersEarth’s climate went off the rails in 2021, reports show2021 Tied for 6th Warmest Year in Continued Trend February IPCC issues ‘bleakest warning yet’ on impacts of climate breakdown April‘A year after year disaster:’ The …

City Nature Challenge

Artwork Attention biodiversity and citizen science fans, please turn on your phones, download the requisite apps, and take some photos on self-guided and community nature walks. City Nature Challenge returns around the globe at the bottom of April and top of May. Get outside! Hashtags: #CityNatureChallenge #RetoNaturaListaUrbano Key [email protected] The challenge takes place in two …

Reveil 2022

Artwork Have a listen. Saturday, April 30 – Sunday, May 1 the Reveil 2022 transmission loops our planet, tracking sunrise and highlighting the dawn chorus and other live environmental sounds. Reveil travels west on live audio feeds sent in by streamers at daybreak from their locations. Hashtag: #Reveil2022 Reveil will be mixed by Fernando Godoy …

World Social Forum

Logo Spotlight on the World Social Forum – wsf2022.org – celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with face-to-face and virtual interaction May 1-6 in Mexico City. Foco en el Foro Social Mundial – wsf2022.org – celebrando su vigésimo aniversario este año con interacción presencial y virtual del 1 al 6 de mayo en la Ciudad …

International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development (IYM 2022)

Logo Spotlight on the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development. Hashtag: #IYM2022 Key LinksA/RES/76/129media.un.org/en/asset/k1u/k1ui299g5iUNGA meeting summaryLogos Elsewhere on the Webiisd.orggrida.no/news/83 BackgroundThe United Nations General Assembly has designated 2022 as the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development. The Resolution, adopted by the General Assembly on December 16, 2021, recognizes that mountain regions, especially in developing countries, are …