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. If there is a way to arrange an old-school roadtrip or meetup, we are happy to oblige. There …

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?

Buzzwords Responsible travel = EssayWhile tourism marketing campaigns have long touted ‘destinations’ — travelers are simply entering a place that is someone else’s home. If those working in the tourist trade would embrace the values we wish developed, then we could make a huge leap forward. The way to achieving responsible travel lies in listening …

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. 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 2020https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1259861986088812552 2019 – Now Available For Mac OS!https://twitter.com/kumoontun/status/1188933906164264960 Periscopehttps://www.pscp.tv/w/1YqGojrOYqNKv For a multilingual Internet Embedded Tweets Twitterhttps://twitter.com/kumoontun …

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 …

2019 – International Year of Indigenous Languages

Photo: Tienda Ayöök, Clay Rabbits 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages (Año Internacional de las Lenguas Indígenas). Hashtags: #iyil2019, #2019iyil Suggestions are welcome as continue to edit and update this page. Key Links iyil2019.org https://en.iyil2019.org/media/#become https://en.iyil2019.org/registration https://es.iyil2019.org/registro/ https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/meetings-and-workshops/8109-2.html https://www.iyil.org Questions for the organizers What are the hashtags for the 2019 International Year? Questions …

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 …