News: Environment

City of Greater Geraldton uses microchipping to deter tree thieves

The City of Greater Geraldton has taken the unusual step of microchipping expensive plants, after thieves recently made off with two Grass Trees worth $300 each. As reported in a recent…

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Aug 14, 2017 Environment / Legal / Parks /


Waitakere Ranges Regional Park faces closure over kauri dieback

Visitors could be banned from the entire Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, as Auckland Council tries to fight the disease that could wipe out kauri trees in a generation. With several of the…

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Aug 13, 2017 Environment / Parks /


2017 New South Wales Landscape Architecture Awards winners revealed

A neighbourhood climate resilience pilot project, a playground immersed within native vegetation in Parramatta Park and an ambitious Blue Mountains walking trail were among 19 winners at…

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Aug 12, 2017 Design / Environment / Parks / Recreation /


Infant Sea Turtles settle in at SEA LIFE Melbourne

Four baby Flatback Sea turtles have recently been moved from quarantine to their new home on display in the Rainforest Adventure exhibit at SEA LIFE Melbourne. The tiny infants, no bigger…

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Aug 10, 2017 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /


Australia’s great outdoors needs to be more accessible for nature-based tourism

Australia’s potential as one of the world’s leading nature-based tourism destinations will not be realised unless there is significant investment in making the wealth of our…

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Aug 9, 2017 Environment / Parks / Tourism /


Alpine resorts invest in snowmaking to reduce impact of climate change

To combat predictions that climate change will slash the duration of Australia's ski seasons, resorts are making big investments in snowmaking equipment to ensure the industry can keep…

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Aug 6, 2017 Environment / Recreation / Technology / Tourism /


Climate to increasingly impact Australia’s ski industry

While this weekend is witnessing the largest snow falls of the season at Australia’s alpine resorts, a flurry of media reports are reinforcing predictions that climate change is set…

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Aug 5, 2017 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


New General Manager brings a wealth of experience to Tekapo Springs role

Tourism marketing strategist Anton Wilke is set to apply his wealth of experience in sales, marketing and general business management to his new role of General Manager at Tekapo Springs.…

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Aug 4, 2017 Attractions / Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


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Heliocol has grown to become the World's Largest Manufacturer of solar pool heating equipment. The product can be found in over 30 countries in some of the harshest weather conditions.…

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Tim Batt Water Solutions

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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Since 1989 Elite Pool Covers have designed and manufactured an extensive range of high quality affordable manual,semi-automatic and fully-automatic pool cover systems for the harsh Australian…

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Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…

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