Monthly Archives: September 2012

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October 9 World Hospice and Palliative Care Day October 10 National Trails Day (Ireland) October 12 Columbus Day October 17 National Fossil Day (USA) promotes public awareness and stewardship of fossils. Twitter: @NatlFossilDay October 13 National Ride To Work Day (Australia) October 16 World Food Day October 20 World Statistics Day October … Continue reading

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Free Posters!

Free posters! Friends on Pinterest are welcome to pin these pics. If you’re on Flickr, you can also add a star to your favorites. Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web (Upcoming event!) As … Continue reading

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Now We are 40: Checking-In @ Oaxaca’s Sanchez Pascuas Market

I could walk into this room And the waves of conversation are enough To knock you down in the undertow – R.E.M. OAXACA DE JUAREZ, MEXICO — Sánchez Pascuas Market celebrated its 40th anniversary on August 19. I am privileged, privileged, privileged … Continue reading

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September 27 is World Tourism Day

As the world comes together to celebrate World Tourism Day (September 27), the UN World Tourism Organization announces this year’s theme: sustainable energy. We have long documented the rise of sustainable energy initiatives within the tourism sector and we applaud this year’s celebration of sustainable … Continue reading

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Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web

Upcoming event of interest to biodiversity fans! October 8-19 Hyderabad, India hosts the Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. On Sunday, October 14 Planeta.com’s Ron Mader will facilitate a one-day training workshop at CoP 11, Hyderabad,India. The Global Workshop for … Continue reading

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Happy International Transliteracy Day

September 8 is International Literacy Day! Here’s to developing our literacy and transliteracy skills. Transliteracy? Transliteracy = the ability to read and write using multiple media, including traditional print media, electronic devices and online tools. (Thank you, WordSpy!)

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The opposite of ‘open’ isn’t closed. The opposite of open is ‘broken.’

For the collection of 2012 buzzwords I’m curating, ‘open‘ is one of my favorites. Consider: Open Education Open Journalism Open Space Technology Open Science That said, here’s one of my favorite quotes of the year: The opposite of ‘open’ isn’t closed. … Continue reading

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