Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! NAIDOC Week 2022

Poster: Ryhia Dank, 2022 National NAIDOC Poster (Used with permission) NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2022 celebrations were held July 4-11. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2022, #NAIDOCWeek naidoc.org.au: Getting Up, Standing Up, and Showing Up can take many forms. We need to move beyond just …

Hybrid Events

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Hybrid Event = Event conducted in person and online HeadlinesConsumers Ready for Sporting Events and Concerts But Won’t Abandon Virtual Gatherings, Study FindsThe future of weddings is hybrid Questions = Preguntas From the perspective of organizers, physical participants, and remote participants – what are key factors that make an effective …

Celebrating Matariki 2022

Poster: Logo (Some rights reserved) Matariki is a pinnacle celebration in Aotearoa New Zealand. Hashtags: #Matariki #Matariki2022 The significance of the adoption of Matrariki is one of the global signposts that perhaps some things are improving. Twitter Momenttwitter.com/i/events/1535827047099998208 Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster also known as the Pleiades in the constellation …

Greening Events, Trade Shows, Conferences, Festivals, and Fairs

Photo: Ron Mader, Pochote (Some rights reserved) As the garden grows so does the gardener.– Garden Notebook Events offer opportunities to make new friends and acquaintances, tackle serious topics, and walk the talk. Questions What will green events look like in 2022? 2030? Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have …

June 5 is World Environment Day

Photo: NASA Goddard, Earth’s Horizon (Some rights reserved) 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. Hashtags: #WorldEnvironmentDay, #DiaMundialDelMedioAmbiente, #Världsmiljödagen …

May 22 is Biodiversity Day

Artwork May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity (Día Internacional de la Diversidad Biológica) hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity.Hashtags: #BioDiversityDay #DíaDeLaDiversidadBiólogica #ForNature Key Linkscbd.int/[email protected] Questions = Preguntas Are there any commemorations this year for the 20th anniversary of the International Year of Ecotourism and the May 2002 Ecotourism Summit? = ¿Hay …

Climate COP 26

Photo: Euphbass, Noctilucent Clouds Over Glasgow (2011) (Some rights reserved) Wrapping up, the UN’s Climate COP 26 took place in Glasgow, Scotland, October 31-November 12. Hashtags: #COP26 #TimeForAction The Planeta.com event page features key links, headlines, analysis, videos, and tweets (check out the Twitter Moment we have curated). As with coverage of other international events, …

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 …