USA 2018

Photo: Navajo Times Our rolling coverage of the USA in 2018 presented in somewhat random fashion: November 6 USA 2018 Midterms Trade War https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-grains-idUSKCN1NQ0GA Mueller https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/576373/ https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-litman-mueller-probe-blockbuster-developments-20181120-story.html https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/23/robert-mueller-profile-donald-trump-russia-investigation September https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/politics/a-demand-from-texas-voters-in-the-era-of-trump-compassion/2018/08/30/f26cc678-a077-11e8-83d2-70203b8d7b44_story.html https://amp.theguardian.com/film/2018/aug/31/active-measures-film-documentary-russia-trump August pic.twitter.com/ARfOKDFOvm — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) August 20, 2018 July 2018 July 17: 1 October – Amazon.com – Blockbuster – Cold Case – Collision …

Indigenous Peoples Week 2018

Poster 2018’s Indigenous Peoples Week (IPW) was Planeta.com’s eighth annual celebration of Indigenous Peoples and travel and tourism. Our online unconference took place online August 6-12. Thanks for supporting Indigenous tourism. Read on to find out what you can do next. How this worksIndigenous Peoples Week is free to all and conducted online. Participants are …

European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

Logo 2018 was the European Year of Cultural Heritage. The European Year showcased the wealth and diversity of Europe’s cultural heritage, highlighting its role in driving economic and social development, and in creating a shared sense of identity and building Europe’s future. More than 6 million people took part in over 11,700 events across 37 …

Responsible Tourism Day 2018

Photo: Flying, Mexico In 2018 World Responsible Tourism Day is November 7. We are recapping examples from responsible travel week held earlier this year and previewing Responsible Travel Week 2019 and hanging out with friends in London and around the globe via twitter and video conversations. This Planeta.com page will be updated throughout the week …

USA 2018 Midterms

Photo: Vote (Some rights reserved) Recap of the 2018 midterm elections in the USA: Live Coveragehttps://fivethirtyeight.com/live-blog/2018-election-results-coverage https://www.politico.com/election-results/2018/election-day-live-updates-analysis/nov-6 https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/elections/live-blog/live-blog-midterm-election-2018-updates-news-analysis-n930691 HeadlinesThe GOP’s 2018 Autopsy: Democracy Is Our Enemy https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trumps-base-isnt-enoughfive-energy-and-environment-ballot-questions-to-watchtherevelator.org/environmental-ballot-initiativesimportant-science-issues-every-state North Dakotahttps://www.publicintegrity.org/2018/10/30/22398/north-dakota-voter-id-law-backlashhttps://twitter.com/levinecarrie/status/1057623007882035203http://www.startribune.com/thousands-of-native-voters-in-north-dakota-getting-free-ids/499165381https://billingsgazette.com/news/government-and-politics/north-dakota-s-tribal-liaison-says-voter-id-law-can/article_7e2f5416-2d87-5544-8e96-127f3b1e14b3.htmlhttps://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/11/federal-judge-lets-north-dakota-republicans-block-native-americans-from-voting.htmlhttps://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/11/01/north-dakota-2018-senate-election-heitkamp-cramer-222094 Recommended ListeningThe internet has become core to democracy and civic participation. Use it to your benefit as we head into the U.S. midterm elections. You can …

México 2018

Poster What’s happening in Mexico in 2018? We are paying attention to the national election as well timely tours, environmental conservation and cultural heritage. Curating tweets and pointing to timely resources on the social web. Suggestions are welcome. Twitter Moment Mexico 2018 Mexico 2018 🇲🇽 Headlines https://showsnob.com/2018/11/09/vice-season-6-episode-24-reacp https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/14/cancun-tourist-paradise-mexico-drug-violence Elections Mexico 2018 Elections Planeta.com México Mexico’s …

2018 Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead

Mexico Flag Mexico’s celebrations of Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead are world famous. Here are snapshots from 2018: Oaxaca, Mexico Michoacán BackgroundDía de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated throughout the Americas and combines ancient Indigenous traditions and modern fanfare. It is a whimsical and yet serious …

2018 Calendar

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Here is our rolling preview and recap of 2018: Global celebrations. International Year of the Reef (again) and the Year of the Irish Language Annual Valentine’s Day Unconference – Responsible Travel Week Aboriginal, Indigenous and Native Cultures Natural World Cultural World Open Access Las Vegas Nevada Belize Europe Annual Celebrations …

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Photo: Tasmanian Devil This week, October 28-31, Wildlife Tourism Australia holds its conference and Planeta.com will be up transforming this preview page into an exciting recap. We are also curating this Twitter moment. The conference – Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents – takes place in Tasmania. …

World Food Day 2018

Poster October 16 is World Food Day. This year’s theme motto: Our actions are our future. A zero hunger world by 2030 is possible. Hashtags: #WFD2018, #ZeroHunger, #WorldFoodDay Planeta.com celebrates World Food Day each year. We are inspired by the work of the FAO and welcome the opportunity to take a deep dive into timely …