Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. 2021 dates: August 14-22. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in …

IUCN World Conservation Congress (Sep 2021)

Logo Planeta.com spotlights the work of the IUCN and provides these profiles which are slowly updated before, during, and after events. We are keen to learn about trends in environmental conservation and the changing political and environmental climates. Request – Please let us know if you are attending or interested in following the congress as …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Poster May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity.Hashtags: #IDB2021, #BioDiversityDay, #DíaDeLaDiversidadBiólogica, #ForNatureFacebook: UNBiodiversity Questions What are current efforts in biodiversity education? Are there recommended live and recorded videos focused on current issues in biodiversity? What are the relevant accounts/pages/groups to …

World Environment Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth’s Horizon June 5 is World Environment Day. Planeta.com celebrates by paying attention to the annual theme (see below), hosting conversations on the social web that bring attention to various environmental concerns around the globe, and by revisiting the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award. Key [email protected] Questions = Preguntas How is …

World Parks Week 2021

Photo: Horizon Crest 2021’s World Parks Week encouraged 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: #WorldParksWeek Key [email protected]s What’s new?Pathway to Recovery: Pathways to Recovery: Wellbeing and Resilience (PDF)More info Greener Parks for Health – …

Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and Natural Worlds

Photo: Oaxaca Tourism Fair/Amigos del Sol Our favorite events educate, motivate, and inspire. They are worth experiencing and remembering fondly and with gratitude. Developing a shared calendarCheck out our Google Docs Upcoming Events Calendar, an attempt to co-create a shared calendar for upcoming public webinars focused on conservation and / or tourism. Questions for Event …

What are your plans for Earth Day?

Poster: Roofdog Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Let us know your plans. Hashtag: #EarthDay Some history: Back in the early 1960s Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson introduced the idea of ‘Earth Day’ to then President John F Kennedy and has officially celebrated since 1972. 2021 Earth Day GamesLearn how …

How is your conference green?

Roofdog All events can be more eco, more effective, more inclusive, and more fun. The most compelling events offer engaged networking and opportunities to be inspired and to be inspiring to others. We advocate events that are more interactive and engaging than a series of monologues in which the audience is seated in rows. Evolving …

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 …