Welcome Home

Poster Welcome home = a cordial reception In recognition of World Environment Day, June 5, 2021 we send greetings and kudos to allies at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), celebrating its birthday from Stockholm to Islamabad to Wetumpka, and elsewhere around the globe. Trending hashtags this year include #ForNature and #GenerationRestoration. Indeed, there is …

World Environment Day 2021

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Monument Valley (Some rights reserved) We are keen on restorative action and rewilding. June 5 is World Environment Day and we are taking a look at the upcoming tasks for Generation Restoration and the UN Decades on 1) Ecosystem Restoration and 2) Indigenous Languages Hashtags: #WorldEnvironmentDay, #GenerationRestoration, #DiaMundialDelMedioAmbiente “We recommend celebrating World …

Nevada Reopens

Hashtags Due to the Coronavirus shutdown, Nevada issued a state at home order in March 2020. Slowly reopening, the state expanded capacity to 80% in May and 100% in June. Planeta.com is curating a wide collection of tweets (March-May and June 2020-May 2021) documenting how the state and Las Vegas in particular responded to this …

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 …

How to save tourism from itself

Quotable New video from Doug Lansky about the pitfalls of unbalanced tourism: How to save tourism from itself. The talk was recorded at a TEDx event in Stockholm, Sweden. “Tourism is travel without a purpose.” Time stamps05:24 Unbalanced tourism11:00 Hunting and gathering has evolved to dining and shopping14:00 Flygskam17:30 Why not be part of the …

National Library Week 2021

Photo: Looking up Dr Space Junk at the Paseo Verde Library April 4-10 is National Library Week in the USA. Hashtags: #NationalLibraryWeek and #LibrariesTransform. Launched in 1958, National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association – ala.org -and observed in libraries across the country each April. All types of libraries – school, public, …

The Plan For The Future of Nature Tourism in Tasmania Should Say WHAT? (2021)

Posters Webinar: March 31, 6pm Hobart/Midnight Pacific – The Plan For The Future of Nature Tourism in Tasmania Should Say WHAT? Wilderness Society Tasmania: Tasmanian tourism’s T21-T21 Visitor Economy Action Plan commits the island to being “a global leader in responsible and sustainable tourism” and “being more deliberate” in “more deliberate in its agenda for …

Henderson’s Bark in the Park 2021

Poster What’s on the calendar? In March Henderson, Nevada hosts an annual celebration of all things dog-related called Bark in the Park. In 2021 the event changes from a single location to multiple pop-ups, err paw-pups, at different parks. Hashtag: #barkintheparkhenderson Caricaturist Celstia Ward (@CelestiaWard) on Sundays! Key [email protected] March 20 Equestrian Park South and …

Artisan Day in Oaxaca

Photo: Salmon (Arial Playas) March 19 is Artisan Day (Día del Artesano). The date is the feast day of Saint Joseph, the human father of Jesus and a carpenter by trade. Oaxaca Spotlight Planeta.com and the Facebook Group Oaxaca Markets (Mercados de Oaxaca) showcase favorite folk art and folk artists. We call for more photos …