Monthly Archives: October 2012

Hunkering Down and Bracing for Hurricane Sandy … News Coverage

As the ‘storm of the century’ approaches eastern seacoast, I am challenging you all to find the most irksome elements in the news coverage (official channels and the social web). Here’s what I’d call your attention: the difference between hunkering … Continue reading

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11.2012

Here’s our November calendar! November 1 and 2 Day of the Dead Day of the Dead in Mexico November 1 All Saints’ Day November 2 All Souls’ Day November 5 Folk Artist Day, Dia del Artesano (Ecuador) November 7 Responsible Tourism Day November 11 Remembrance Day … Continue reading

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Talking Tourism and Biodiversity at #COP11

Thanks to Alok Raj Gupta from the Rio Conventions Pavilion for recording this conversation with me at the Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, aka COP11. My point: if ideas being floated … Continue reading

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Biodiversity, Indigenous Peoples and the Power of We

Today (October 15) is Blog Action Day. We previewed the celebration a few weeks ago, but yesterday we put the ideas of ‘the power of we’ into practice. Case in point: Yesterday I facilitated the Global Workshop for Indigenous and … Continue reading

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Photos from #COP11

Sunday I’ll be facilitating the Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity, Tourism and the Social Web. Here are some photos from the past few days at the  11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. More … Continue reading

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Biodiversity and for those following #CoP11 some Social Web Tips

Bags are packed, and I am on the road this week to CoP11, aka the Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Hyderabad, India. Talking points will focus on biodiversity. I remember … Continue reading

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Blog Action Day is October 15

October 15 is Blog Action Day with a topic that’s certain to motivate a cornucopia of collaboration: The Power of We. Some history. Founded in 2007, Blog Action Day brings together bloggers from different countries, interests and languages to blog about … Continue reading

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