Category Archives: green

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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Chill out with conscious travel and green drinks in Las Vegas #GreenDrinksLV

Las Vegas: Thursday, July 12, 6-730pm This week the Las Vegas Green Drinks serves up a refreshing talk on ecotourism and social media. Planeta.com’s Ron Mader is the featured presenter. Everyone’s invited to Las Vegas’ Irish Pub Murphy’s Law, 1590 East Flamingo Road. The event is … Continue reading

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Solar Celebration in Nevada

How to celebrate the Summer Solstice? In southern Nevada there was the first annual Solar Celebration in Henderson (just outside Las Vegas). It was a superb first-time event with great networking, exhibits and talks from local leaders. Kudos to the … Continue reading

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People and Parks: The Role of New Technologies

Recommended Reading! Far too often I scan the web and download reports about parks and tourism with the same old frustration that they are conceptual in nature and do not address contemporary issues. This report is different. It’s a concise … 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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Las Vegas’ First Friday Blinds Us with Science and Art

What’s new in Las Vegas? Check out the science-y First Friday this Friday from 6-11pm. They are turning trash into art and revving up the Cinco de Mayo fiesta. Suggested hashtag: #fflv If you need to park, check out the … Continue reading

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Build a Greener Block

Brilliant idea! I have just made my pledge. I would love to see photos and videos of this in action. It ticks all the right boxes for me as a way of creating an innovative and engaging community-building event. Talk … Continue reading

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Take a walk in the park for World Tourism Day 2011

On September 27 – World Tourism Day – Planeta.com and Becari Spanish Language School host a free, public, multilingual photo safari and slow adventure in Llano Park. The city safari is great way to link cultures and everyone’s invited! There … Continue reading

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streaming has become a torrent

Live streaming = Transferring data such that it can be processed as a steady and continuous stream (Future Tense) Live streaming – like free wi-fi – is a must at tourism and conservation events. You could say it’s becoming a … Continue reading

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South Africa Road Trip

High expectations for the trip to South Africa were exceeded on the ground. I don’t say this lightly: the trip set a new benchmark for interaction. I loved the way the Indaba Conference started off with a groundbreaking Responsible Tourism … Continue reading

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