Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog, Oaxaca (Some rights reserved) Starting with defining and popularizing ‘ecotourism‘ and ‘biodiversity’ in the 1990s, Planeta.com explores our living language, from weasel words to buzzwords to academic lingo. In the case of these Roofdog posters, the buzzwordy questions are posed in the thought bubbles of a dog. When included in …

Mexico Slang

Poster Here are some of our faves (in alphabetical order):A pocoAguasÁndale!ÁnimoChingarChula / chuloNi modoPatriaQué onda?Qué poca madre AlsoPochoMetiche Spanish English Adios Can mean ‘Hi!’ when the person does not have time to stop and chat Aguas Water, also ‘watch out!’ A hueso, A huevo Definitely, undoubtedly Alboroto Uproar, racket A poco No?! Berrinche To throw …

IUCN Report: Guardians of the Amazon Forest (2017)

New Report, Guardians of the Amazon Forest published in Spanish by the IUCN. We are reading Los guardianes del bosque amazónico by Martha Coronel Cisneros. Download https://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/2017-036.pdf More info on the IUCN Portal https://portals.iucn.org/library/node/46903 Twitter @UICN_SUR @VisionAmazonica @MinamPeru Hashtag: #ProyectoIAPA Intro by Pedro Gamboa Moquillaza The concept of protected area has evolved over the past 60 …

Los rescatistas = The rescuers (2017)

Buzzwords File under Learn Spanish Los rescatistas = The rescuers On the heels of Mexico’s 8.2 and 7.1 earthquakes is the phenomenal work of rescue, response and recovery. Also see: #perrosrescatistas, los héroes en cuatro patas tras los terremotos Headlines¿Te acuerdas de Frida? Así vive ahora la famosa labrador rescatista Embedded Tweets Search Dogs Planeta.com

Mexico’s Culinary Histories (2016)

Livestreaming today and en español: México, sus cocinas y sus historias culinarias (Mexico’s kitchens and culinary histories). Speaker: Sarah Bak-Geller Corona http://www.enah.edu.mx/index.php/transmisiones México, sus cocinas y sus historias culinarias Key Linkshttp://www.enah.edu.mxhttps://www.facebook.com/ENAH.oficialhttps://www.youtube.com/user/ENAHTVhttps://twitter.com/ENAH_oficial Comments from the videoEstamos dando el prestigio que merece las historias culinarias en México o que hacemos para mejorar los conocimientos y respeto? Puede pláticar un …

When is bus service expected to resume in Oaxaca? = ¿Cuando reanude el servicio de autobuses en Oaxaca? #OaxacaNow (July 2016)

oaxaca bus Social protests continue in Oaxaca, Mexico. July is normally a festive month in the southern Mexican state, but with blockades and marches occurring the past two months, visitor cancellations have been on the increase. More disturbing is the news that the ADO Bus Terminal has been blockaded the past two weeks (late night …