Tag Archives: usa

USA: National Park Week

Planeta.com celebrates National Park Week April 19-27 with an invitation to readers to contribute tips and suggestions for visiting and protecting the wilderness areas and historical landmarks. Updates will be made throughout the week on the Planeta Wiki. Among the parks that will be … Continue reading

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Energizing Tomorrow Today: Las Vegas Hosts Clean Energy Summit

In the past five years Las Vegas has made incredible strides in terms of downtown community revitalization. Today the city takes center stage as it hosts the national Clean Energy Summit. This year sessions will be livestreamed on the web — … Continue reading

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07.2013

Here’s our calendar for July 2013: from USA Independence Day to Bastille Day in France and Guelaguetza in Mexico. We celebrate Maori Language Week and are keen remote participants for #NetHui in Wellington, New Zealand. Online check out our upcoming … Continue reading

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Nevada Hangout

There are many reasons to love Nevada, probably as many as there are Nevadans. This is a state of bold contrasts and extremes: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a low-key movement toward farmers’ markets and a growing green building … Continue reading

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Responsible Travel Week Day 1: Be Attentive #rtweek2013

Responsible Travel Week, Day #1: Monday, February 11 2013 is the fifth year for Responsible Travel Week (February 11-17) and Planeta.com’s 13th year of innovative conferencing. We expect our global conversation to take a great leap forward thanks to inspired … Continue reading

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Happy 2013, Las Vegas!

Happy 2013, Las Vegas!

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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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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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Atlatl Challenge Draws Attention to Indigenous Ingenuity

I love events that showcase the local surroundings AND offer something new that breaks the routine. Later this week in southern Nevada from March 30 – April 1 the World Atlatl Association is holding a special event at Valley of Fire State Park. I … Continue reading

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