Chicxulub Impact Crater

Photo: Hotel Medio Mundo, Chicxulub Sign Located offshore of the town of Progreso lies the Chicxulub Impact Crater, buried deep under hundreds of meters of sediment. History Some 65 million years ago, an iridium-rich asteroid at least 10 kilometers-wide struck the earth and which many suggest caused the extinction of 45% of species on Earth, …

Impact Investing

Buzzwords Impact Investing = Investing in companies which will have a beneficial impact on the public good as well as generating a financial return for the investor New Publication GIIN announces a new report that emphasizes the need for impact investors to raise and direct new capital to help meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals …

ImpactStory

Elsewhere on the Web Impactstory – https://impactstory.org – is a nonprofit dedicated to making scholarly research more open, accessible, and reusable. We create and support free services including Unpaywall, Impactstory Profiles, and Depsy. Key Links impactstory.org whats-your-oascore unpaywall @Impactstory Tweets by impactstory Open Access Score It’s a simple number: what percentage of your work is …

Impact

Buzzwords Impact = Strong effect on someone or something Also see: impactful Embedded Tweets Thread of my published research on #biodiversity conservation. #sciencefriday pic.twitter.com/3i5j9uqVmR — Mike Mascia (@Mike_Mascia) January 26, 2018 Planeta.com Verbs Impactful Improving Environmental Journalism

Impactful

Buzzwords Impactful = Having a great effect Recommended Listening Language and it’s problems (9:40) Usage Open education movements are operating as independent silos and may be more impactful if efforts were put into unifying them into a more synergistic whole. @pgstacey creativecommons.org/2017/03/22/open-education-global-2017… twitter.com/ronmader/status/846470876610494464 Planeta.com Adjectives

Environmental Impact of Transportation (2003)

Poster The Environmental Impact of Transportation Conference was Planeta’s 13th e-conference and took place in October and November 2003. We examined how to ‘get there from here’ without leaving an indelible footprint on the environment. Participants looked at the environmental impact of transportation at local, regional and international levels. The event provided a unique opportunity …

Many Roads to Peace

Photo by Harrison Owen Every moment of the day provides an opportunity to create the conditions for Peace. For Peacemaking is not that special activity undertaken only in those moments of intense and violent conflict. Indeed, when we reach such moments, that is a clear indication that we have not been doing our daily jobs …