News: Environment

Thailand’s Maya Bay reopens to visitors after four-year closure

A high profile victim of overtourism prior to its closure in 2018, since reopening earlier this year Thailand’s Maya Bay has been welcoming a restricted number of visitors. Located…

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May 17, 2022 ByNigel Benton Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Penrith’s ‘Trees for Mum’ initiative continues to play role in Cooling the City Strategy

Penrith City Council’s ‘Trees for Mum’ initiative continues to play an integral role in activating Council’s 'Cooling the City Strategy', with the Strategy…

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May 17, 2022 Environment / Events /

 
 

City of Melbourne looks to ramp up graffiti eradication while improving safety

The City of Melbourne has delivered a high-spending draft budget for 2022-23 which includes a record $33.6 million investment in eradicating illegal graffiti, making the city…

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May 17, 2022 Environment / Safety /

 
 

Belgravia Leisure explains move away from single-use plastics

Belgravia Leisure has detailed its commitment to reducing plastic waste, explaining how, since August 2019, it stopped the purchase and supply of plastic straws, plastic bags and plastic…

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May 16, 2022 Aquatics / Environment / Recreation /

 
 

Establishment of Exmouth Gulf Taskforce confirms urgent need for environmental protection

The Western Australian Minister for Environment, Reece Whitby has today announced an Exmouth Gulf Taskforce would be established and funded as one of the State Government’s responses…

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May 16, 2022 Environment /

 
 

Greater Shepparton City Council to celebrate 100,000th tree planting milestone

Following the ‘One Tree Per Child’ initiative launched in 2016, Greater Shepparton City Council will be celebrating the planting of the 100,000th tree on Friday 27th May 2022…

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May 16, 2022 Environment / Recreation /

 
 

Department of Conservation proposes visitor limit on Tongariro Crossing

New Zealand's Department of Conservation (DOC) has advised of a proposal to limit the number of walkers on the Tongariro Crossing. A DOC meeting held this week at the Whakapapa…

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May 14, 2022 Environment / Retail / Ticketing / Tourism /

 
 

Live Nation project aims to make Middle East concert tours more environment-friendly

In an effort to enhance sustainability standards in the Middle East, Live Nation has joined with Emirates Nature-WWF to announce a new initiative best practice initiative to enhance the…

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May 13, 2022 Entertainment / Environment / Events / Venues /

 
 

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