Category Archives: flickr

Welcome to the Flickrverse

Nevermind the doomsday news .. and I’m not talking about the Maya in which I case I’d say ‘nevermind the doomsday news’ but that’s another story. There’s a good chance that Flickr will survive and thrive in 2013. If you have been away, … 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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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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08.2012

In August we hold one of our tentpole events — Indigenous Peoples Week from Monday the 6th to Sunday the 12th. It’s a wrap-around celebration for August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. Our week-long unconference also pays respect to … Continue reading

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Join the Crowd: Guelaguetza in Oaxaca

Oaxaca, Mexico – Here are some photos and videos from the past few days documenting all the fun that is the appreciation of Oaxaca Treasures: Guelaguetza 2012. It’s certainly a join the crowd type moment and the question that has … Continue reading

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Oaxaca Treasures: Guelaguetza 2012

For those in Oaxaca, Mexico this week, Guelaguetza is the focus of attention with Lunes del Cerro on Monday July 23 and 30. For those not here, you might want to circle the dates on your 2013 calendar: July 22 … Continue reading

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No Animals Were Harmed During this Safari: World Environment Day in Oaxaca, Mexico #WED2012 #WEDChallenge

One more sleep and I’ll be Waking Up in the Green Economy. World Environment Day is tomorrow (June 5) and to celebrate in Oaxaca, we held our photo safari. This year’s attractions included trees sculpted in various animal forms, including the … Continue reading

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Waking Up in the Green Economy: World Environment Day 2012 #wed2012

Mark your calendar. June 5 is World Environment Day and the 40th anniversary of UNEP. Be engaged and wake up in the green economy! Here’s my take on being included and being inclusive. We share tips on creating photo safaris … Continue reading

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Nevada Magazine: Keeping Traditions Alive

I’d like to give kudos to a fine local magazine in the United States that is making the transition from old school publishing by embracing social media and keeping traditions alive. Have a look at Nevada Magazine. First and foremost, I … Continue reading

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05.2012

From May Day to the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, here’s our calendar for May 2012 with links to Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo and International Museum’s Day. Free calendar featuring the blue corn tortillas from … Continue reading

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