2016 NetHui Roadtrip: If this grabs your attention, please stand

If this grabs your attention, please stand. New Zealand shows the world how to stage an engaging event. My current choice of a benchmark event with livestreaming video is New Zealand’s NetHui which since 2010 has made the most of face-to-face networking and online interaction. And in 2016, the annual event simply hit the road. October …

Tule Tree Festivities on #FacebookLive (2016)

Santa María del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico – Happy feast day, Tule! Mexico’s most famous tree, the ginormous Tule Tree (Arbol del Tule) grows near Oaxaca City. Rooted in the town of Santa María del Tule, the Tule Tree and its environs comprise a unique natural monument. Residents celebrate the famous Tule Tree the second Monday …

#ICAO39

Hashtags International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) held its 39th assembly in Montreal Key Links https://www.icao.int/meetings/a39/Pages/default.aspx https://www.icao.int/Meetings/a39/Pages/agenda.aspx Hashtag: #ICAO39 Headlines https://aviationbenefits.org/newswire/2016/10/historic-aviation-climate-agreement-reached-at-icao Global aviation climate measure an uncertain first step Embedded Tweets Overnight talks offer chance for progress toward climate deal at #ICAOA39, read our statement: https://t.co/ynv07EyWyG @icao pic.twitter.com/QsaGsH5AI5 — FlightPath1.5 (@FlightPath1pt5) September 29, 2016 #aviation emits more …

Friends Rendezvous 2016 #FriendsRendezvous

September 2016 …. #FriendsRendezvoushttps://twitter.com/hashtag/FriendsRendezvous Spotlight:Conservation Landshttp://conservationlands.orghttp://conservationlands.org/friendshttps://www.facebook.com/conservationlandshttps://twitter.com/ConservationLFhttps://www.periscope.tv/ConservationLF Questions Are there suggestions for remote participants – how can those not in the room interact and support this gathering? Is there a Twitter list of the participants? Are any videos from or shown at the event online? Specifics please, what do you recommend to visitors to public lands? …

2016 National Public Lands Day

September 24, 2016 is National Public Lands Day in the USA. What this means for nature and biodiversity plans are plenty of opportunities to get outdoors. Online, it’s a feast of eco-minded inspiration and introductions from across the country. Keep an eye on the hashtags #npld #NationalPublicLandsDay. Key Linkshttp://www.publiclandsday.org Questions What is the history of …

Ho’olaule’a!! Celebrating the Pacific Islands Festival on the Ninth Island (2016)

Henderson, Nevada – We’re looking for conversation starters at this weekend’s Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival (September 10-11) organized by the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club. Details on Facebook  and Twitter @LasVegasHCC Quick. Can you say Papahānaumokuākea? Have a listen. How about Ho’olaule’a? I am outside of my linguistic comfort zone, so I embrace the opportunity to learn by listening. The Henderson …

Wishlist for the 2016 IUCN Congress

We wish the very best of the World Conservation Congress! Here is our wishlist for the event. Translating into Spanish. Suggestions/corrections welcome! 1) We’d like to learn about conservation2) We’d like the WCC to be a window into the IUCN3) We’d like the WCC to be fully engaged via the social web Facebook, Flickr, Google, …

Second Climate Change Summit of the Americas #CCCA2016Jalisco

August 31-September 1 II Cumbre de Cambio Climático de las Américas / Second Climate Change Summit of the Americas (Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SemadetJalYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SEMADET Hashtag: #CCCA2016Jalisco Lo que pasa en Jalisco impacta en todo el mundo (What happens in Jalisco impacts the world). The Second Climate Change Summit of the Americas organized by the Government of Jalisco through the …

#NatureForAll at the #IUCNCongress

Working draft. Still editing and reworking the announcement from the Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative #NatureForAll (NFA) will be launched at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress (WCC) in Hawai’i September 2-10, 2016. More information, read the document here In the lead-up to the Congress NFA is reaching out to existing and new partners, …