Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive EssayWe need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. We are standing at the front door of one another’s country. This year look for an expansion on Planeta.com of regional coverage. There will be much-needed updates to the national parks and borderland jewels Big Bend National Park, Copper Canyon, …

Influencer

Roofdog Influencer = Someone who influences Translating: What is an influencer?Spanish: ¿Qué es un(a) influencer? OverheardSiempre está subiendo fotos de su comida y cosas así como si fuera influencer. (S/he’s always uploading photos of his food and stuff like s/he’s an influencer.) HeadlinesInside the complicated world of the travel influencer – CNN Planeta.com

What is responsible travel?

Photo: Ron and Rescue Dog Zoe Responsible travel = While tourism marketing campaigns have long touted ‘destinations’ — travelers are simply entering a place that is someone else’s home. Game show prize winners are not rewarded with trip to someone’s home, but glamorous destinations. Locations beyond the immediate horizon are mysteries or memories for the …

1519 – 2019+

Poster In 2019 Planeta.com spotlights the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. We will follow the timeline of the expedition led by Hernán Cortés. Updates to include links to headlines and features, videos and presentations and virtual tours of the places visited during 1519. A special shoutout to Colibri winner Marlene …

Periodic Table

Buzzwords Periodic Table = a table of the chemical elements arranged in order of atomic number The elements are placed according to their atomic number, the arrangement of each atom’s electrons and recurring chemical properties. International Yeariypt2019.org Recommended ListeningTales from the periodic tableElemental PodcastHappy 150th birthday to the Periodic Table – Science Show The Fascinating …

Kumoontun

Photo: Marco introduces Kumoontun Oaxaca, Mexico – Kumoontun is the Ayöök (Mixe) word for tequio or collective work. This initiative promotes research, awareness, and reflection on what happens in Ayöök community life. One of our Twitter Faves and a spotlight feature for the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. Key [email protected] Pixk Webinars Publication Featureshttps://kumoontun.wixsite.com/kumoontun/blog/engracia-p%C3%A9rez-castro Apphttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.seit.felix.kumoontun …

Earthstrong 2019

Graphic February 6, 2019 celebrate Bob Marley’s 74th earthstrong (birthday). Public activities take place at the Bob Marley Museum from 10am-10pm in Jamaica. Some of the party is streamed live online. Partners and sponsors: Digicel, Starlight Productions, Wisynco, Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica, AV Concepts, Pure National Ice, Viking Productions, Jamaica Observer, Irie fm, and …

Climate COP 25

Postcard: Madrid 2019’s Climate COP 25 took place December 2-13 in Madrid, Spain. Hashtags: #COP25 #ClimateChange #ClimateVoter #TimeForAction This page links to the headlines, key links, analysis, and embedded tweets from Cop25. As with Planeta.com coverage of other events, we look at the substance and the format, asking how to engage locals and remote participants. …

Brexit 2019

Buzzwords 2019 news about Brexit Headlines What just happened? (January 29) February March Brexit march: Hundreds of thousands join referendum protest Thousands march in London demanding new referendum on #Brexit https://t.co/qi81ZjtcyL pic.twitter.com/0wYW8SCmPX — The Hill (@thehill) March 23, 2019 “If a democracy cannot change its mind, it ceases to be a democracy.” – @DavidDavisMP Parliament …