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 …

Colibri Ecotourism Award

Poster Planeta.com hosted a live conversation with some of the winners of the Colibri Ecotourism Award on Friday, June 5, 2020. As part of the global celebration of World Environment Day, Planeta.com presented the Colibri Ecotourism Award from 2000-2010 to leaders of the eco travel movement in Mexico. Ecotourism pioneers and practitioners, these friends were mentors …

Photo Safari

Buzzwords Responsible TravelYou don’t have responsible travel without responsible travel photography. Respect the privacy of others. If they don’t want their photo taken, respect their wishes. You might lose the candid shot, but if you ask beforehand, you will earn respect and might have a wonderful conversation. Photo safaris are fun, free, inclusive events connecting …

What’s next?

Roofdog What’s next? That’s what we would all like to know, from those planning a trip, receiving visitors, voting, investing, and simply planning for tomorrow. We pay attention to the future, the world we leave for our children and their children. Far from the immediate now, we think of the next steps, today, tomorrow, and …

Responsible Travel Week 2021

Poster Responsible Travel Week 2021 took place February 8-14. Contributions and collaborations are still welcome. If you would like to contribute, please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader. InvitationDiscover your role in the emerging community of people committed to engaged living, embodied practice, and responsible travel. Planeta.com invites friends to join our …

Media Partner

Buzzwords For those who would like to work with Planeta.com as a formal media partner … Thanks to your campaign, event or other project, we expect to improve our own understanding and coverage of both topics and regional guides. We are able to help promote the event directly and with suggestions and feedback that encourage …

Sponsored Content

Buzzwords Sponsored Content = material in an online publication which resembles the publication’s editorial content but is paid for by an advertiser and intended to promote the advertiser’s product. Also see: native advertising Frequently Asked Questions“Are you accepting sponsored posts on your website? I am looking for a link insertion to any existing article on …

Open Journalism

Buzzwords Open journalism is a reworking of ‘citizen journalism‘ and we are taking this notion as a cornerstone idea for how to engage with Planeta readers. Planta.com seeks reader (aka the audience) feedback and our best features are invariably the result of collaboration. Are there ways to step up these efforts? If open journalism is to …

Weaving the Web

Photo: Spider Web in South Dakota’s Prairie With more than 30 conversations conducted in the first decade of the World Wide Web, Weaving the Web (1995-2007) provides a unique snapshot of Internet-savvy journalists, environmentalists, and activists. We are starting to post (and update) some of our earliest conversations: Conversation with Dan Shilling Conversation with Daniel …