News: Environment

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium shares rescue of turtle hatchling to mark World Turtle Day

With World Turtle Day on 23rd May, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium’s Animal Rescue team is raising awareness for turtles and encouraging human action to help turtles survive and thrive. The…

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May 22, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment /

 
 

Wellington Shire set to use cheaper, greener electricity for its facilities

Wellington Shire Council is set to reduce electricity costs by about 30% and lower corporate emissions by 1,300 tonnes per year by joining a collaborative buying group. The Victorian…

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May 21, 2021 Arts / Environment / Finance / Venues /

 
 

Thailand’s Pimalai Resort looks to establish itself as world leading ecotourism destination

Since it opened 20 years ago -Thailand’s Pimalai Resort and Spa - located overlooking the Andaman Sea, has been working to protect the pristine ecosystems in and around Koh…

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May 21, 2021 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Castlemaine’s English Oak named 2021 Victorian Tree of the Year

The English Oak (Quercus robur) at Castlemaine Botanic Gardens has been named the 2021 Victorian Tree of the Year by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). Also known as the Royal…

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May 21, 2021 ByNigel Benton Environment / Marketing / Parks /

 
 

Canopy Grant Program continues to help combat Perth’s urban heat

A new Urban Canopy Grant Program to help combat urban heat in Perth in the face of climate change, will see more than 2,400 trees planted in 14 local government areas by 2022 with…

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May 20, 2021 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /

 
 

Romsey Ecotherapy Park receives final stage funding

Macedon Ranges Shire Council has received $615,000 funding for the third and final stage of the Romsey Ecotherapy Park which will add a woodland ramble and space to encourage nature play,…

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May 20, 2021 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

Queensland Government dismisses call to ban dolphin breeding

The Queensland Government will not take action in response to its receipt of a petition calling for an end to the breeding for dolphins in captivity. Targeted at Gold Coast theme park Sea…

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May 19, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Legal / Tourism /

 
 

Australian Marine Conservation Society claims Hunter Valley gas development to be a disaster for the Reef

In a statement released today, the Australian Marine Conservation Society notes that news of the Australian Government's plans to build a new gas-fired power plant in New South…

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May 19, 2021 Environment / Government /

 
 

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