News: Environment

World Tourism Association launched to combat overtourism

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism. The new…

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Feb 2, 2019 Culture / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

AIME announces partnerships to champion sustainability

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), has announced a series of partnerships with companies set to champion sustainability at the 2019 event.  By collaborating with key…

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Feb 1, 2019 Design / Environment / Events / Hospitality / Venues /

 
 

Simpson Desert Conservation Park renamed in act of reconciliation

In agreement with the traditional owners, the Wangkangurru Yarluyandi people, and as an important act of reconciliation, Australia's Simpson Desert Conservation Park and Regional…

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Feb 1, 2019 Culture / Environment / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Residents and visitors encouraged to comment on new strategies for Mount Coolum

Residents and visitors to the Sunshine Coast’s Mount Coolum National Park are being urged to comment on the future of the park, with the release of a draft management plan and visitor…

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Jan 31, 2019 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

Taronga Zoo Director recognised for commitment to wildlife conservation

Simon Duffy, Director of Taronga Zoo Sydney, has been appointed a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia in recognition of his work in wildlife conservation, both in Australia and for…

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Jan 30, 2019 Attractions / Education / Environment /

 
 

Yarra Ranges Council recruits for new projects

The Yarra Ranges Council Recreation and Active Living team is currently recruiting project managers for a number of exciting projects, including the Warburton Mountain Bike Destination,…

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Jan 30, 2019 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Research shows industrialisation will threaten the survival of Ningaloo humpback whales

Murdoch University-sponsored research just published by the scientific journal Nature has found that undisturbed rest and feeding in Exmouth Gulf is critical for the survival of…

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Jan 30, 2019 Education / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Kakadu National Park has busiest year in a decade

New data shows visitation to Kakadu National Park has reached its highest point in a decade, despite falls in overall numbers across the Northern Territory's tourism sector. Meryl…

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Jan 28, 2019 Environment / Marketing / Parks / Tourism /

 
 

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