Monthly Archives: August 2012

09.2012

September is mes de la patria in Mexico and biodiversity month in Australia. Hyperlocal greetings to our friends in Las Vegas as they host First Friday and Green Drinks. Mark your calendar! September 6-15 World Conservation Congress in Jeju, South Korea. Could this be the Social Web World Conservation Congress? We’re doubling down the … Continue reading

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What does conscious travel look like in Quito?

Conscious travel and conscientious tourism, aka turismo consciente, are among our favorite buzzwords. Aspiration in tone, these terms are also practical stepping stones toward a positive future. Which leads us to a practical question: What does conscious travel look like … Continue reading

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Remembering Neil Armstrong … and the accountants

Neil Armstrong died today at 82. And if you haven’t seen this already, this video series is a must: CPA Australia’s Audience with Neil Armstrong. For years this iconic Midwestern figure refused interviews. But earlier this year in a stunning … Continue reading

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Our Changing Reactions to Technology @ Douglas Adams

I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. … Continue reading

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Parks and Tourism Webinar 2012

We had so much fun last year, we’re doing it again! Our Parks and Tourism Webinar takes place online in August and September. Objective: Developing digital literacy and information sharing among managers, consultants and providers of tourism services in parks and protected areas. … Continue reading

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It’s not just what you eat, it’s who prepares the food

Oaxaca de Juárez, México – This afternoon the Lula’a Restaurant, Calzada Heroes de Chapultepec #801, serves up some tasty indigenous food in honor of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People or Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas and Indigenous Peoples Week. … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples Week 2012

Day #1 of Indigenous Peoples Week! Have a listen on iPadio! Happy August 6 to everyone and a special greeting to Curiosity on Mars. I stayed awake late last night to watch the livestreaming video from NASA, so I am a … Continue reading

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