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Making tourism more responsible and fair one for all, including wildlife in captivity. Introducing the #HandsOffOurWildlife campaign from @GreenGirlAfrica http://planeta.com/handsoffourwildlife … #rtweek18 #wildlifetourism Green Girls in Africa I have been asked on numerous occasions why we make our #HandsOffOurWildlife campaign so … Continue reading
Waking up to international rugby on ESPN 3.
Some background. It’s always been a challenge to watch rugby in North America. Sometimes on cable, sometimes available via Internet. Sometimes behind a paywall or wall of indifference. I first started watching in the 80s and 90s when ESPN and later Fox had to fill their schedule with something.
My Favorite part of today’s ESPN3 transmissions (via Internet and Apple TV but not yet cable) are the halftime segments. There are no commercials (a rarity) and we hear the stadium soundscape, including announcements in Scottish and bits of music.
As to the game – our friends have deep dive coverage:
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Our calendar for October 2017 features the sand dunes at Sunset Park.
An editorial note – the calendars which have long been a feature on my blog will be shifted to Planeta.com. I’ll continue for the rest of this year – even learning how to schedule posts! – but the future of this blog in 2018 is up for reflection.
I started this blog simply to learn how to use WordPress. It became a go-to space for posts when Planeta.com was in transition between platforms.
Now onto October!
We are celebrating Oktoberfest.
Foodies, take note of World Food Day on October 16 and World Egg Day, October 14 (second Friday in October).
October 4 World Animal Day
October 12 Indigenous Peoples Day
October 20 World Statistics Day
October 24 UN Day
October Nevada Day
October 27 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
October 31 Halloween