News: Environment

EEAA seeks feedback from emerging leaders on event sustainability practices 

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) is calling on emerging young leaders of the business events industry to “road test” its major work to develop a…

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Feb 17, 2019 Environment / Events /


Responsible camping program launched in New Zealand

A program to educate and assess the principles of Responsible Camping has been launched in New Zealand. Up until now, New Zealand’s approach to Freedom Camping placed the emphasis on…

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Feb 17, 2019 Education / Environment / Legal / Recreation / Tourism /


The Australian Marine Conservation Society calls for reallocation of $443 million funding

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Senate Environment Committee’s report into the Great Barrier Reef 2050 Partnership and called for the funding to be…

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Feb 17, 2019 Environment / Finance / Government / Tourism /


Chinese authorities close Everest base camp to tourists

Chinese authorities have closed the base camp on the Tibetan side of Mount Everest to visitors who don't have climbing permits. With authorities making the decision as a result of a…

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Feb 16, 2019 Environment / Safety / Tourism /


Rejuvenated playing fields set to benefit Melbourne’s rugby and A-League teams

Leading innovations into the home training and playing fields at AAMI Park and Gosch’s Paddock are set to benefit Melbourne’s rugby and A-League football teams. Behind the…

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Feb 16, 2019 Environment / Sport / Surfaces /


North Queensland Stadium site stands up to Townsville floods

With Townsville and surrounding communities having last week battled severe flooding, the new North Queensland Stadium site has been put to the test along the banks of Ross River. The…

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Feb 15, 2019 Environment / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Queensland Government claims giant dinosaur tracks discovery will boost visitor numbers to the outback

Queensland Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said the discovery by palaeontologists of a series of well-preserved dinosaur tracks on a property near Winton in central west…

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Feb 15, 2019 Attractions / Education / Environment / Tourism /


Zoos SA look to keep giant pandas in Adelaide

With its 10-year set to expire in November, Adelaide Zoo is seeking to keep the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere into the future. While giant pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni have…

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Feb 14, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Finance / Government / Tourism /


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