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 …

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 UNESCO: “Languages are the most powerful instruments of …

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

Stay Home for Nevada

Hashtags Due to the Coronavirus shutdown, Nevada launched a campaign replete with its own hashtag: #stayhomefornevada. 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 …

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 …