World Health Organization

Logo Spotlight on the World Health Organization – who.int Key Links who.int YouTube @WHO WHO Features “Immunity passports” in the context of COVID-19 Headlines Coronavirus: Trump moves to pull US out of World Health Organization – BBC Trump: US ‘terminating’ relationship with WHO – The Hill Wikipedia World Health Organization Planeta Coronavirus, aka COVID19 Health …

Health

Buzzwords Planeta.com launches a new overview of Health and Well-Being on the Social Web. We are particularly interested in examples of education and research, information sharing and personal documentation. In addition, we will take a look at policies that connect Health and Well-Being to parks and protected areas. Suggestions are welcome. Questions What is the …

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Bark in the Park Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from …

Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Photo: Caldo de Piedra Planeta.com’s Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities dialogue highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious! Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. “Come hungry,” says Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. “Foodies play a critical role in developing conscious and responsible travel and ecotourism, Choosing what …

Extreme Events

Buzzwords Extreme Events = Lying in the outermost (“most unusual”) 10 percent of a place’s history Also see: Extreme Heat Events = Sustained periods of abnormally and uncomfortably hot, and often humid, weather. NOAA https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-information/extreme-events https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/advancing-study-extreme-events Observing Mother Nature CEC http://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/monitoring-health-impacts-extreme-heat-events http://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/helping-north-america-communities-adapt-climate-change-pilot-syndromic-surveillance-system-extreme-heat-events https://www.cdc.gov/climateandhealth/pubs/ClimateChangeandExtremeHeatEvents.pdf Headlines https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/extreme-events-virtually-impossible-without-warming Planeta.com Health Changing Climate Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and …

Digital Humanities Conference #DH2018

Hashtags Mexico City – The 2018 Digital Humanities Conference starts with a brilliant keynote from one of the web’s most innovative weavers @JanChvzSanti Hashtag: #DH2018 The event engages diversity and dialogue in digital research and teaching across all arts, social sciences and humanities. The 2018 conference marks the first time that the conference will take …