Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2022

Photo: G. Torda/ARC Center, Bleached Coral (Some rights reserved) Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2022. Key Linksgbrmpa.gov.auReef [email protected] ReportsAnnual Summary Report of Coral Reef Condition 2021/22Highest coral cover in central, northern Reef in 36 yearshttps://twitter.com/aims_gov_au/status/1555312796975390723 Continued coral recovery leads to 36-year highs across two-thirds of the Great Barrier …

Climate 2022

Photo: Eric Kilby, Nelchina Glacier (Some rights reserved) Headlines and features related to climate in 2022 Januaryphotos: 2021’s devastating climate disastersEarth’s climate went off the rails in 2021, reports show2021 Tied for 6th Warmest Year in Continued Trend February IPCC issues ‘bleakest warning yet’ on impacts of climate breakdown April‘A year after year disaster:’ The …

How can remote allies, friends, journalists, and others participate in #COP15?

Roofdog: Allies (Some rights reserved) Montreal, Canada hosts a hybrid event, the 15th Biodiversity COP – cbd.int/meetings/COP-15 – December 5-17 with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth.” Delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Hashtags: #COP15, #SBSTTA, #Post2020 The first part of the meetings took place virtually from October …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library (Some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about the Mexico/USA Borderlands? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat the growing number of Mexican migrant encounters at the border tells usSupreme Court rules Biden administration can end “remain in Mexico” policy, sending case back to a Texas courtTexas …

Ukraine 2022

Screenshot: Flight Aware (March 24, 2022) Rolling coverage of the Russian invasion in Ukraine. Hashtags: #BlueandYellow #StandWithUkraine #WeStandWithUkraine HeadlinesHow do we know who’s winning in Ukraine?Russia is playing a dangerous game with Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia power plantUNESCO declares borsch cooking an endangered Ukrainian heritage – NPREuropean Union grants candidate status to Ukraine and MoldovaUkraine and the …

Las Vegas Master Plan 2050

Report Cover (Some rights reserved) Las Vegas – The 2050 Master Plan was officially adopted by City Council on July 21, 2021. Key Linkslasvegasnevada.govasvegasnevada.gov/Business/Planning-Zoning/Master-PlanInteractive Map PortalMaster Plan Survey Results (PDF)Master Plan Process Questions How will the Coronavirus impact this road map? Who is reporting / researching the development of the master plan? How will city …

Impact of COVID19 on Tourism

Photo: Ron Mader, Ferguson’s, Downtown Las Vegas (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on the impact of COVID19 on travel and tourism with a spotlight on upcoming events and webinars: HeadlinesCDC to lift COVID test requirement for international air travelersJapan to let in foreign tourists, but only if masked and accompanied by chaperoneJapan to reopen to foreign …

Downtown Las Vegas and Tony Hseih

Photo: Las Vegas Boulevard Mural (Some rights reserved) HeadlinesDowntown Requiem: ‘Happy at Any Cost’ is a sad, harrowing account of Tony Hsieh’s final days – Las Vegas WeeklyTony Hsieh, iconic Las Vegas tech entrepreneur, dies aged 46 December 11 Recommended ListeningDrug use, mental illness that led to Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s death revealed in new …

Climate Links

Photo: Badlands National Park (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others to understand about climate and climate change? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe beginning of the beginning for Biden’s climate pushPolitical battle lines emerge over Wall Street’s focus on climateclimate-worst-case-scenarios-clouds-scientists-global-heatingWas Global Warming Data ‘Faked’ to ‘Fit Climate …

Coronavirus, aka COVID19

Image: Covid19/Coronavirus Bingo Card #12 (Some rights reserved) 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 key links, headlines, and other resources of the latest Coronavirus, aka COVID-19, characterized by the World Health Organization as …