World Heritage Day

Poster: Monte Albán, Oaxaca, México (Some rights reserved) 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 …

International Mother Language Day 2022

Artwork: Word Cloud Graphic (Some rights reserved) Tuesday, February 21 is International Mother Language Day 2022. Events, workshops, and tweets on this date celebrate multilingualism and linguistic and cultural diversity = El martes 21 de febrero es el Día Internacional de la Lengua Materna 2022. Eventos, talleres y tuits en esta fecha celebran el multilingüismo …

World Radio Day 2022

Artwork Planeta.com joins the global celebration of World Radio Day on February 13. Hosted by UNESCO, the 2022 theme is “Radio and Trust” = Planeta.com se une a la celebración del Día Mundial de la Radio el 13 de febrero. Organizado por @UNESCO, el tema de 2022 es “Radio y Confianza” Hashtags: #WorldRadioDay #DíaMundialdelaRadio Key …

World Wetlands Day

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park (Some rights reserved) 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 …

International Mother Language Day

Poster: International Mother Language Day = Dia Internacional de la Lengua Materna (Some rights reserved) February 21 is International Mother Language Day declared by UNESCO in 1999. Raising collective awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism are events, workshops, videos, and tweets. = El 21 de febrero es el Día Internacional de la Lengua …

Agnotology

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) If we haven’t already entered the era of dumb, it certainly feels like we’re hurtling toward it. – Antony Funnell @antonyjfunnell Hosted by Funnell, Radio National’s Future Tense is one of our favorite podcasts and comes from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Without fail keeps ahead of the curve week after week. The show is …

How to be a Responsible Traveler

Photo: Ron and Zoe Travel and tourism continue to mature in ways that benefit locals and visitors. Responsible travel is our generation’s moral, multiple-choice quiz. Planeta.com views ‘responsible travel’ as a label for for visitors and locals – aka players – as a way of treating others the way they wish to be treated. While …

It’s My Park Day in Austin, Texas

Hashtags Austin, Texas – Hashtag: #ItsMyParkDay The biggest city-wide volunteer event for the Austin Parks Foundation and has expanded to a spring and fall event. Each year, thousands of volunteers work to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city. Look for the Volunteer Here signs. Key [email protected] Questions When is the next #ItsMyParkDay? What ongoing projects …