Roofdog

Photo: Ron Mader, Roof Dog, Oaxaca (Some rights reserved) Starting with defining and popularizing ‘ecotourism‘ and ‘biodiversity’ in the 1990s, Planeta.com explores our living language, from weasel words to buzzwords to academic lingo. In the case of these Roofdog posters, the buzzwordy questions are posed in the thought bubbles of a dog. When included in …

Questions

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Question = a sentence expressed so as to elicit information HeadlinesEverything is too complicated – Verge Questions What questions can I ask? = ¿Qué preguntas puedo hacer? = Welche Fragen kann ich stellen? Any lingering questions? = ¿Alguna pregunta persistente? Planeta.com

WIIFM

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) In the struggle between apathy and action, between selfishness and selflessness, we ask, ‘what’s in it for me?’ WIIFM 2010http://ronmader.wordpress.com/2010/07/28/wiifm Artwork Planeta.com

Recommended Listening: 2017 Boyer Lectures

Logo Recommended Listening Many of our favorite podcasts come by way of Australia’s Radio National: Future Tense, Off Track and Late Night Live educate and inspire. Another favorite is much less frequent and is about to begin streaming — presenting the Boyer Lectures. Hashtag: #Boyers2017 Each year since 1959, the ABC has sparked national discussion about …

Indigenous Peoples Week Questions

Poster: #IPW7 Planeta.com’s seventh annual celebration of social web storytelling about Indigenous peoples and tourism around the world — Indigenous Peoples Week takes place August 7-13 (Monday-Sunday). Some of the questions we are asking: What is the status of Indigenous tourism in 2017? Spanish: ¿Cuál es la situación del turismo indígena en 2017? Portuguese: Qual é o status do turismo indígena em 2017? German: Was ist …

Sustainable Travel Summit 2017

For the first time, Immersion Travel Magazine hosts a free, online event for people who love to travel and want to make a difference. Introducing the Sustainable Travel Summit —www.sustainabletravelsummit.com — a four day, online event taking place June 1st through the 4th, 2017. Hashtag: #ITMSummit17; Twitter: https://twitter.com/ImmersionTravel Today – June 1 – Join us for a video …

December 6 is Biodiversity and Climate Change Day at #COP13

Poster 10 days until the start of the 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (#COP13). Of note: December 6 is Biodiversity and Climate Change Day at #COP13 (Mainstreaming Biodiversity) @RioPavilion #RioPavilion Background The Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13) will be held in Cancún, Mexico, December …

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

The first full week of May is recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week in the USA, a tradition first celebrated in 1984, established by a Congressional joint resolution passed in 1983. For details about activities this year, check out Ustravel.org. Questions Where can we access timely statistics about tourism in the USA? What can …