New Directions in the Study of Culture: Anthropology at its Borders

Happening now in Merida, Yucatan The international conference New Directions in the Study of Culture: Anthropology at its Borders (Nuevos Acercamientos en el Estudio de la Cultura: La Antropología en sus Límites) takes place  January 28-30 in the Auditorium of the Facultad de Ciencias Antropológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán. The conference was streamed live via …

Living Green Super Recycling Day 2019

Photo Saturday, January 26 join us as we support 8 News NOW‘s Living Green Super Recycling Day 8am-2pm. Think of this as an annual pop-up, an amazing, environment-friendly, drive-through, community meetup. Accepted for free recycling is anything that takes batteries or that can be plugged in.  Kudos to the organizers for making happen year after …

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference #Tourism4SDGs19

Logo The Institute of Development Studies at Massey University hosted the Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference January 24-25, 2019 at the Albany campus, Auckland, New Zealand. Hashtag: #Tourism4SDGs19 Key Links tourism-sdg.nz Livestreaming About Tourism and the SDGs Program Facebook @Tourism4SDGs Questions What are examples of tourism delivering on its potential to be more …

State of the State: Nevada 2019

Hashtags January 16, 2019 – Tonight Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak gives his inaugural State of the State of Nevada address in Carson City from the Assembly Chambers of the Nevada Legislature. The speech lays out priorities for the upcoming year and Sisolak’s four-year term. Hashtag: #StateofNevada Key Links gov.nv.gov Governor Sisolak Inaugural Address (as prepared …

Democratic Hearing on Shutdown Impacts on Indian Country and the Environment

Snapshots from the January 15 Democratic Hearing on Shutdown Impacts on Indian Country and the Environment Key Links http://naturalresources.house.gov/media/press-releases/chairman-grijalva-democratic-steering-and-policy-leaders-holding-hearing-jan-15-on-shutdown-impacts Washington, D.C. – Chairman Raúl M. Grijalva and leaders of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee will hold a hearing on Jan. 15 at 11:00 a.m. on the impacts of the ongoing government shutdown on Native …

What the border wall would do

News from the National Butterfly Center (2019) 1) Eradicate an enormous amount of native habitat, including host plants for butterflies, breeding and feeding areas for wildlife, and lands set aside for conservation of endangered and threatened species– including avian species that migrate N/S through this area or over-winter, here, in the tip of the Central …

Consumer Electronics Show 2019

Poster Last day for Las Vegas’ largest convention, the Consumer Electronic Show (January 8-11, 2019). Are you CES Ready? Hashtag: #CES2019 Official spin: “CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years …

2019 State of Vegas

Hashtags Among the things that Las Vegas does right is the annual of State of the City presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Livestreaming on Livestream https://livestream.com/cityoflasvegas/events/8519276 2019 Thanks to livestreaming video, anyone around the world can access the mayorial assessment of the preceding year in one of the world’s most storied cities. Hashtag: #StateofVegas. This is …

Sámi Language Conference (2019)

The Sámi Parliament hosts the Sámi Language Conference in Tromsø, Norway February 4-5, 2019. The conference venue will be the Clarion Hotel ‘The Edge’. Marking the official kick-off of the Sámi Parliament’s language campaign, this conference will be the first major commemoration of the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages in Sápmi. Sámi municipalities, language …