News: Environment

Cassowary Awards recognise conservation efforts in Queensland’s Wet Tropics

The Cassowary Awards, established in 1999, last night recognised individuals, groups and organisations for their outstanding contributions in protecting Queensland’s Wet Tropics World…

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Jun 16, 2019 Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Coffs Harbour Dolphin Marine Conservation Park moves forward sea-pen sanctuary plan

Plans by Coffs Harbour attraction the Dolphin Marine Conservation Park (formerly Dolphin Marine Magic) to develop a dolphin sea-pen sanctuary are moving forward. With the attraction having…

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Jun 15, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Finance / Technology / Tourism /

 
 

More Auckland parks being shut due to kauri dieback

Auckland Council has advised that another 29 parks are being closed or partially closed as it battles to stop the spread of kauri dieback. The Council says it's a temporary measure to…

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Jun 14, 2019 Environment / Finance / Parks /

 
 

Tourism Australia partners with EEAA to support sustainability initiative

During its series of five events for Global Exhibitions Day #GED19, the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) called out to the industry to make ecological…

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Jun 14, 2019 Environment / Events / Tourism /

 
 

Auckland Zoo launches scheme to eliminate single-use coffee cups

Auckland Zoo has introduced the innovative Again Again zero waste to landfill coffee cup lending scheme aiming to eliminate the use of 160,000 single-use compostable cups a year. Audits…

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Jun 14, 2019 Attractions / Design / Environment / Hospitality / Wellness /

 
 

Denise Ora appointed as new Executive Director of NSW’s Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands

Denise Ora has been formally appointed as the new Executive Director of NSW’s iconic Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands (BGCP) and will lead a remarkable team responsible for…

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Jun 13, 2019 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

EEAA completes Global Exhibitions Day events and calls for industry action on sustainability

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has completed its five events for Global Exhibitions Day #GED19 with a strong call out to the industry to make ecological…

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Jun 13, 2019 Environment / Events /

 
 

Report urges caution in opening up South Australian reservoirs to recreation

Adelaide's drinking water could be under risk of contamination and potential gastric bugs if the South Australian Government proceeds with plans to open up reservoirs to recreational…

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Jun 12, 2019 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

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