Mazatlán, Sinaloa – Mexico’s Sustainable Nature Tourism Symposium, originally scheduled to take place in April 7-10, 2011, has been postponed due to the severe agricultural crisis that affected more than on million hectares after the record cold weather experienced in Sinaloa in February 2011. Details on the Planeta Wiki
Planeta.com’s Ron Mader was scheduled to present the marketing overview and workshop titled Mexico Now … which is now postponed until … later.
by Ron Mader
November 22 – 28 is National Conservation Week , an event hosted by CONANP, in which people are invited to carry out a conservation action from their own field of excellence. It’s a call to action to spread a message of conservation.
Planeta.com will be updating our Mexico eco features, including our guide to Mexico Parks and the preview of the 2011 Sustainable Nature Tourism Symposium.
Your Turn – Add photos of Mexico’s spectacular national parks and city parks in the Flickr Groups World Parks and City Parks. Photos of regional eco travel and responsible travel are invited to help us re-imagine North American ecotourism.
by Ron Mader
In the next three months Planeta.com is making a major revision to the Mexico features online our website. We’ll be adding a number of links to Web 2.0 resources and assisting local tour operators, indigenous artesanos and government officials to make most of the Web.
This year Mexico hosts the World Environment Day (June 5) as a way of celebrating environmental awareness around the world. Planeta.com will celebrate the holiday by presenting our annual Colibri Ecotourism Award.
Updates on Planeta.com include features on parks and protected areas, local sports, traditional markets and options for eco travelers. Highlights will include indigenous tourism options throughout the country.