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The money that does come into Africa from hunting pales in comparison to the billions and billions generated from tourists who come just to watch wildlife. 
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I utterly agree and was glad to see it as part of the major BBC 6.o pm News this evening.  The more that trophy hunters are vilified and exposed to general disapproval the better, also those who obviously aid and abett them.
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We are very excited to announce a new project! OzPic: Picturing the Australian Environment.

OzPic is a joint project between ABC Local Radio and Macquarie Dictionary which aims to uncover some of the words used to describe the environment and to supplement the definition given in the dictionary with a photograph.

Read about how you can help at www.macquariedictionary.com.au/ozpic
Back to resources. The Macquarie Dictionary has many items within its wordlist that relate to the physical features of the Australian landscape – creek, gully, lagoon, billabong, etc. But we strongly suspect that there are more words for the environment that we have yet to discover.
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One of my all-time favorite hangouts. Great exchange focusing on Greece, Ireland and South Africa. Kudos +Siobhán Burke +Chris Milnes +Martin Hatchuel 

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Join us, Monday August 10. Questions are welcome from viewers, aka the audience. We love your feedback!

Our Monday hangout is a relaxed, show-and-tell with friends around the world. Mostly we talk about responsible, conscious, ecotourism that benefits locals and visitors alike. There are plenty of glitches - microphones that don't work, video stutter, so please be patient as viewers and participants. If things don't work, no worries and we'll try again.

What do we talk about? We unpack recent conferences, preview upcoming events and show each other our websites and presence on the social web channels. 

We encourage Planeta editors -- http://planeta.wikispaces.com/editors  -- to show off recent changes and to add links to the sites mentioned on the hangout. If you can embed a widget, call me.

Starting Time: 830am Las Vegas, 1030am Minneapolis, 1130am La Paz, 530pm Knysna,  1130pm Perth
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Is there a reason this video is unlisted? I'd like to embed it on the +Planeta.com Wiki
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Registration for Indigenous Peoples Week is open on Eventbrite http://indiweek2015.eventbrite.com #ipw5  
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Ireland's Culture Kitchen
 
Culture Kitchen food tours take responsible tourists behind the scenes.
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Revisiting this hangout as we prepare for Monday's Hangout,July 27
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The Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2015 celebrations are July 20 and 27 in Oaxaca City and neighboring villages Ask Oaxacan locals what ‘Guelaguetza’ means to them and there are a…
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  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • University of Texas at Austin
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Introduction

Ron Mader is a professional speaker, communication coach and brave journalist, featured in American Environmental Leaders.

Ron's work catalyzes meaningful conversation and action about environmental conservation, ecotourism, responsible travel and peacemaking. His professional focus on ecotourism and responsible travel go back to research conducted in Costa Rica in 1989. In 1994 Ron launched Planeta.com, the web's first site dedicated to ecotourism and responsible travel.

Ron has facilitated numerous seminars online and in the natural world and has won many awards, including recognition from the Mexican government for exemplary coverage of Mexico. Presidents Fox and Zedillo presented Ron with the Lente de Plata Award in 1999 and 2002. In 2010 he won the Innovation Award from the International Ecotourism Society.

Ron is also the ecotourism and responsible travel contributing editor for Transitions Abroad.

Working in Oaxaca, Mexico, Ron has collaborated in the development of the local dialogue and an annual tourism fair held since 2001. Ron is one of the founders of the Zinacantli Rugby Club.

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Winner of 2011 Humility Award - No one is more humble than me!
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  • Transitions Abroad
    1998 - present
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    Founder, 1994 - present
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austin, texas - oaxaca de juarez, mexico - fort wayne, indiana - bloomington, indiana - henderson, nevada
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