250th Birthday Celebration for Ludwig van Beethoven

Photo: Ben Allen, Birthday celebration 2020 is the 250th anniversary of the birth of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. We celebrate life and legacy, curate headlines, podcasts, and other resources. Planeta.com is updating our virtual tour of Bonn. Pastoral [email protected]_pastoral Wikipedia: Ludwig van Beethoven, 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827, was a German composer and …

Thanksgiving Travel 2020

Photo: Empty highway Thursday, November 26, 2020 is Thanksgiving in the USA, one of the most popular times for domestic travel. This year, due to the COVID19 Pandemic, travel numbers will be much lower, particularly after a CDC advisory to not travel and see family. Questions How does the COVID19 Pandemic change Thanksgiving travel? Are …

World Toilet Day

Poster Toilet = sanitation fixture used primarily for the disposal of human urine and feces. International organizations, particularly the World Toilet Organization, have promoted World Toilet Day. In 2013, the United Nations officially recognized November 19 as World Toilet Day in a bid to make sanitation for all a global development priority. 2020: The focus …

World Heritage Day

Poster: Monte Albán, Oaxaca, México April 18 is World Heritage Day, aka International Monuments and Sites Day, celebrating the work of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) — icomos.org. There are events around the world. Hashtags: #worldheritageday, #IDMS HistoryOn April 18, 1982 on the occasion of a symposium organized by ICOMOS in Tunisia, …

Share the love during responsible travel week

#please #share #love A few dozen participants from around the world are sharing their love of responsible travel in an ongoing online conversation. 2017 is the ninth year for Responsible Travel Week and Planeta.com‘s 18th year of innovative conferencing. Participation is free and Pay What You Want (PWYW). Registration for Responsible Travel Week is open. …

Local Travel

Buzzwords Local Travel = Travel within one’s own neighborhood or region; Travel with someone in their own neighborhood or region Also see: local, travel Travel and tourism impact local communities, sometimes been officially, sometimes in a negative fashion. The concept of local travel is interpreted differently by various age groups and nationalities so we need …

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 …

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 …