City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Cornerstone 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 urban stress. Questions …

Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Poster Planeta.com’s Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities continuing conversation highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious. Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and YouTube. (La conversación continua sobre alimentación, salud y cultivo de comunidades de Planeta.com destaca la comida local, la comida lenta y todo lo delicioso. …

World Health Organization

Logo Spotlight on the World Health Organization – who.int Key [email protected] WHO Features“Immunity passports” in the context of COVID-19 HeadlinesWHO was warned lives were at risk over yanked Italy report – APCoronavirus: Trump moves to pull US out of World Health Organization – BBCTrump: US ‘terminating’ relationship with WHO – The Hill WikipediaWorld Health Organization …

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. NOAAhttps://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-information/extreme-eventshttps://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/advancing-study-extreme-eventshttps://www.theactuarymagazine.org/observing-mother-nature CEChttp://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/monitoring-health-impacts-extreme-heat-eventshttp://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/helping-north-america-communities-adapt-climate-change-pilot-syndromic-surveillance-system-extreme-heat-eventshttps://www.cdc.gov/climateandhealth/pubs/ClimateChangeandExtremeHeatEvents.pdf Headlinesextreme-events-virtually-impossible-without-warming Planeta.com

Health Care

Buzzwords: Health Care This is the start of our deep dive spotlight on health care. We want to know what are the useful sources of information and what sort of engagement is actually useful to the political process. Questions What sort of feedback is actually useful to the political process? How can we more clearly understand …

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 …

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 …