National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

The first full week of May is recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week in the USA, a tradition first celebrated in 1984, established by a Congressional joint resolution passed in 1983. For details about activities this year, check out Ustravel.org. Questions Where can we access timely statistics about tourism in the USA? What can …

Reframing Sustainable Tourism Hangout (2016)

A new take and new book on some perplexing conundrums for fans and friends of responsible, eco, conscious travel, presenting our April 2016 hangout on Reframing Sustainable Tourism. Guests: Authors Keith Bosak and Stephen McCool Key Words: Brazil – Case Studies – Community – Critical Discussion – Framework –Geography – India – Las Vegas – New …

Hurricane Sandy 2012

Photo: NASA Goddard, Sandy 2012 Super StormRon’s Blog: Hunkering Down and Bracing for Hurricane Sandy … News CoveragePBS NewshourCS MonitorABCEarthskyhttp://www.epa.gov/sandyhttp://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/03/opinion/forget-sustainability-its-about-resilience.html Social WebGoogle Crisis Map‘Frankenstorm’ Sandy hits the North American East Coast Social-media-fails-hurricane-sandyhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/bianca-bosker/hurricane-sandy-instagram_b_2061590.htmlhttp://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012-11/wikipedia-sandy Media CoverageGuardian Photoshopping and Sandyhttp://theweek.com/article/index/235578/10-fake-photos-of-hurricane-sandyhttp://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/instasnopes-sorting-the-real-sandy-photos-from-the-fakes/264243http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/if-you-cant-beat-em-subvert-em-countering-misinformation-on-the-viral-web/264366http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2012/11/01/why-time-magazine-used-instagram-to-cover-hurricane-sandy Local Sourceshttp://www.nyc.gov/html/visitors_alt.htmlhttp://www.nycgo.com – http://www.nycgo.com/#[email protected] Planeta.com

Virtual Veranda: Utopian Communities, Good Friends, and Bridges across Time and Space (1998)

Photo: Mexico City From the archives: 1998 It’s a Saturday night in Mexico City, the largest megalopolis in the world. I don’t like large cities, but I’ve always felt at home in Mexico City, DF, CDMX, the Centro Histórico. My thoughts race back to other homes and other community experiences. Many times my mind races …

Digesting Borderland Environmental News = Por un nuevo periodismo ambiental en la zona fronteriza (1997)

Poster From the archives. This presentation was made at a 1997 conference. When it chooses to cover the U.S.-Mexico border, the majority of both U.S. and Mexican press accounts portray the border as a sharp dividing line, with one set of issues in the United States and another in Mexico. The reality is that the …