Bears Ears Links

Buzzwords Links related to Bears Ears National Monument presented in somewhat random fashion: 2021Visitation to this Bears Ears site spiked since 2015. Here’s how the BLM wants to handle it – KSLWe Stole Land Again: The Outdoor Industry, Indigenous Communities, and Bears Ears Conservation – @AmieeMaxwell 2020Ryan Zinke’s Official Portrait A Final Slap In The …

EPA (Trump Administration)

Buzzwords Links related to the epa during the Trump administration January 2021Trump’s EPA team overrules career scientists on toxic chemicalEPA rule exempts many polluting industries from future air regulations December 2020Trump damaged the EPA. Here are 10 ways it should be fixed. September 2020 The One Incredibly Green Thing Donald Trump Has Done March 2020EPA …

Light City

Baltimore hosts the first ever large-scale light festival in the United States. During the festival each year, the city is transformed with state-of-the-art light displays, video projections on buildings, dancing fountains, light sculptures, and interactive technologies to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences for families, residents and visitors. Light City features uniquely curated live music shows that will …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2018

Graphic Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) is Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. They make a committee’s choice (a captain’s call) pronouncement of their selection, and they launch a public vote for readers’ favorite. The longlist is a binge-worthy spread of words that for me generate the ah-ha understanding and umphhh-like guttural reactions. …

ITB 2018

From ITB Urlaub ist unsere Natur. Future DayFor 15 years, ITB Future Day has been the most important day of the ITB Berlin Convention. This is where mega trends in economy and society and key topics of the global travel and tourism industry are discussed. Exclusive empirical study results and examples of Best Demonstrated Practices …

Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

Poster Announcement: The theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week (October 22-28) is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Examples please of open access policies and practices and how they are implemented by governments, funders, universities, publishers, and scholars. Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenAccessWeek SPARC: This year’s theme reflects a scholarly system in transition. While governments, …

Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks

Photo: Grand Canyon In 2018, visitor spending in communities near national parks resulted in a $40.1 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 329,000 jobs. In 2018, 318 million park visitors spent an estimated $20.2 billion in local gateway regions while visiting National Park Service lands across the country. These expenditures supported a total …

Podcast Faves 2018

Poster As we unveil our favorite podcasts of 2018, it is a good time to reflect on the act of listening. When we are mindfully aware of our senses, we are rarely speaking. We are absorbing – listening, seeing, touching, tasting, smelling. Podcasts and good radio ask that we listen.  Podcasts create a world co-created …

Buzzword Bingo 2018

Poster: Image: Warming stripes What are your favorite words of 2018? We are curating our annual collection of new words, old classics, and the inbetween, that came to attention/usefulness in 2018. Buzzword Bingo 2018 Bilingual Signs Coddiwomple Deepfake Digital Transformation Dispensary Flexitarian Joy of Missing Out (JOMO) Lifelong Learning Positive Travel Bias Rain Shadow Single-Use …

UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2018

Cover Reading: Emissions Gap Report 2018 New report from UNEP Key Links https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/emissions-gap-report-2018 Full report Emissions Gap Report The goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change, as agreed at the Conference of the Parties in 2015, is to keep global temperature rise this century to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. It …