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. Hashtags: #COVID19, #Coronavirus Key Linkswho.intopenwho.orgjamanetwork.comcdc.gov – Disinfection – …

Tren Maya = Maya Train

Logo Mexico – Tren Maya (Maya Train), the proposed train service in the Yucatán Peninsula, is under scrutiny. Key [email protected] 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 autoridades no han sido notificadas …

Nevada Reopens

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

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 …

Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma

Photo: Carl Campbell, Diana Mexico City – Spotlight on the Paseo de la Reforma, a wide avenue that runs diagonally across the heart of the city. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ffZztBRR9cbpVRHa6 El FocoMay 31, 2020https://youtu.be/seCIeGQ4gHA June 7, 2020https://youtu.be/b5w7_5a3IU8 June 14, 2020https://youtu.be/5JqEJ8XJ_QE Photos WikipediaPaseo de la Reforma Planeta

Presencing

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Presencing – presencing.org – “was founded in 2006 by MIT Sloan School of Management Senior Lecturer Otto Scharmer and colleagues to create an action research platform at the intersection of science, consciousness, and profound social and organizational change.” In 2020 Presencing is hosting a shared journey online: GAIA, an impromptu …

Mangrove Day

Poster July 26 is the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem (Día internacional de conservación del ecosistema de manglares). Hashtags: #MangroveDay #DíaDelManglar Key Linkshttps://en.unesco.org/commemorations/mangroveday Did you know? Mangroves are extraordinary ecosystems, located at the interface of land and sea in tropical regions, which offer a considerable array of ecosystem goods and services. Although they are found …

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]_islands Sky Islandshttps://skyislandalliance.orghttps://skyislandalliance.org/our-work/wildlife-program/border-wildlife-study/https://twitter.com/sky_islands/status/1249842319429435393 Fact CheckingDoes Border Wall Construction Threaten Native American Burial Sites? – Snopes Headlines Forget Trump’s Border Wall. Let’s Build F.D.R.’s International Park. US borders with Mexico and Canada will remain closed …