Nevada Reopens

Hashtags Due to the Coronavirus shutdown, Nevada issued a state at home order. Starting in June, the state has begun to reopen. Planeta.com is curating a wide collection of tweets (March-May and June-) documenting how the state and Las Vegas in particular respond to this new situation. Our rolling coverage is dived into the following …

Global Biodiversity Outlook 5

Report Cover Launch of Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 – cbd.int/gbo5 Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO) is the flagship publication of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It is a periodic report that summarizes the latest data on the status and trends of biodiversity and draws conclusions relevant to the further implementation of the Convention. GBO-5 provides …

A Short History of Responsible Travel Week

Photo: La Cosecha Market Responsible Travel Week is our annual online unconference focusing on responsible travel. We launched RT Week in 2009 when the Responsible Tourism Conference in Belize was postponed due to the outbreak of H1N1. Since then we’ve moved the dates of RT Week to coincide with Valentine’s Day, prompting the tagline ‘Fall in …

Local Biodiversity Outlooks 2

New publication: Launch of Local Biodiversity Outlooks 2 Key Linkslocalbiodiversityoutlooks.netlbo2.localbiodiversityoutlooks.net Questions Having worked with CBD before with our Indigenous Tourism awards – https://www.planeta.com/itbw-2010 – what is the outlook for biodiversity and tourism in Indigenous communities? Videos Launch Convention on Biological Diversity​Good morning, good afternoon and good evening, dear participants.Convention on Biological Diversity​The session is about …

Living Planet Report 2020

Report cover Recommended Reading: The Living Planet Report 2020 is the thirteenth edition of the report and provides the scientific evidence to what nature has been telling us repeatedly: unsustainable human activity is pushing the planet’s natural systems that support life on Earth to the edge. Hashtag: #LivingPlanet Subtitle: Bending the curve of biodiversity loss …

How to be a Responsible Traveler

Photo: Ron and Zoe Travel around the globe continues to mature and offer options for travelers wishing their journeys to be as eco-friendly, people-friendly, and place-friendly as possible. While there are few standard definitions used by locals and visitors alike, most travelers simply want to have a good trip that causes no harm and most locals …

2020, International Year of Plant Health

Poster 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health.Hashtag: #IYPH2020 Key Linksippc.intiyph Questions How can those keen on plant health participate in International Year celebrations? Planeta.comPlaneta.com celebrates the International Year of Plant Health. We will be updating our resource pages focusing on plants, biodiversity, and efforts to protect plant health around the globe. Elsewhere on …

Planeta Live, August 2020

Poster Where is the conversation? Conservation and culture fans, please join us Friday, August 14 for our monthly convo. This month’s confirmed include Jennifer, Marlene, Melissa, and Moises. We will be guided on a series of virtual tours with status reports and recommendations from Las Vegas, Austin, Mexico City, Cuernavaca, Mérida, Oaxaca City, and San …