Bark in the Park 2021

Henderson, Nevada hosts an annual celebration of all things dog-related called Bark in the Park. In 2021 the event changes from a single location to multiple pop-ups, err paw-pups, at different parks. Hashtag: #barkintheparkhenderson Key [email protected] March 6 Desert Pulsehttps://www.cityofhenderson.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/273 March 7 Cactus Wrenhttps://www.cityofhenderson.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/275 March 13 Heritage Parkhttps://www.cityofhenderson.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/277 March 14 Cactus Wrenhttps://www.cityofhenderson.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/279 March 20 Equestrian …

Coronavirus, aka COVID19

Buzzwords Coronavirus = any of a group of RNA viruses that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals This page features rolling coverage from Planeta.com of the impacts of the Coronavirus Disease, aka COVID-19, characterized by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic. As the WHO Director-General has said, the pandemic …

Artisan Day in Oaxaca

Poster: Cartel: Angela Mendoza March 19 is Artisan Day (Día del Artesano) in Oaxaca, Mexico. Planeta.com and the Facebook Group Oaxaca Markets (Mercados de Oaxaca) showcase favorite folk art and folk artists. We call for more photos of favorite folk art and folk artists. Let us know how to visit and purchase directly. We invite …

International Mother Language Day

Poster: International Mother Language Day = Dia Internacional de la Lengua Materna February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999 to celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Events, workshops and even tweets on this date promote awareness. Hashtags: #MotherLanguageDay, #DiaDeLaLenguaMaterna, #dilm, #LenguaMaterna Planeta.com has paid special attention to this celebration …

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 …

World Wetlands Day

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on February 2 to commemorate the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. Hashtag: #WorldWetlandsDay Wetlands are areas where water covers the soil, or is present either at or near the surface of the soil all year …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a somewhat random fashion: [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]_Borderlands Sierra Clubsierraclub.org/[email protected]_Borderlands Sky [email protected]_Islands Fact CheckingDoes Border Wall Construction Threaten Native American Burial Sites? – Snopes HeadlinesPink seesaws across US-Mexico border named Design of the Year 2020 – GuardianThousands of unaccompanied minors arrive …

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 …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Key Linkstren-maya.mxEl Tren y la Tierra (PDF)@TrenMayaMX HeadlinesPolos dedesarrolloIs Mexico’s ‘Mayan Train’ a Boondoggle? – The Nation @mbeatley @SamShepEdwards @thenationConacyt ocultó informe crítico con el Tren Maya (Document PDF)Jueza sí concedió suspensión provisional contra Tren Maya, pero …

Buzzword Bingo 2020

Lingo Cards What are the most meaningful/ impactful words of 2020? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that come to attention in 2020. Buzzwords have the attribution-sharealike license. If you use/remix/reuse the artwork, please list the attribution to “Ron Mader / Planeta.com“ Flickr2020 Buzzwords Album 2020 Nomineesappointment …