News: Environment

World Heritage Committee places Australian Government ‘on probation’ as custodians of the Reef

Notwithstanding The World Heritage Committee not adopting UNESCO’s science-backed recommendation to inscribe the Great Barrier Reef on the ‘in danger’ list, the…

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Jul 23, 2021 Environment /

 
 

New WTTC report launches framework for achieving Destination Stewardship

The World Travel and Tourism Council has launched a major new report which reveals how destinations can refocus on sustainability issues by balancing the needs of visitors and residents,…

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Jul 23, 2021 Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Conservation organisations support University of Newcastle threatened wallaby research

Conservation organisations - Aussie Ark, WildArk and Re:wild - have awarded $15,736 to University of Newcastle for their project ‘Surviving the Inferno – How threatened…

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Jul 23, 2021 Education / Environment / Finance / Zoos /

 
 

Thailand’s Banyan Tree Krabi hotel introduces forest bathing

With the gentle act of ‘forest bathing’ having suddenly become a popular recreational activity, Thailand luxury hotel - Banyan Tree Krabi - now offers the perfect…

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Jul 22, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Recreation / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Call welcomed from Hollywood actors, former presidents and leading scientists to save the Reef

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed renowned scientists, royalty, former presidents and actors adding their names to a growing chorus of concerned citizens who are…

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Jul 21, 2021 Environment / Government / Legal /

 
 

New re-wilding program launched to make Adelaide more butterfly friendly

The South Australian Government has launched a new re-wilding program to create a more butterfly friendly metropolitan South Australia as part of Adelaide’s push to become a National…

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Jul 21, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Shoalhaven showgrounds among facilities to benefit from bushfire recovery funding

Improving the resilience of four Shoalhaven showgrounds for bushfire and emergency evacuations is among the eight projects to benefit from Shoalhaven City Council having secured $12…

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Jul 21, 2021 Environment / Events / Finance / Recreation / Venues /

 
 

Tourists and locals to benefit from new lookout at Queenstown’s Bennetts Bluff

Queenstown Lakes District Council has advised that a new lookout which opened yesterday at Bennetts Bluff will make it safer for locals and visitors to enjoy the impressive views…

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Jul 21, 2021 Environment / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

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Tim Batt Water Solutions are at the very forefront of the commercial aquatic business in Australia, with over 30 years specific experience supplying and installing chemical control and dosing…

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APT Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

APT (Advanced Polymer Technology) is the leading global manufacturer of polyurethane-based materials, acrylic coatings and synthetic turf products for sporting and recreational applications. From…

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