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Surf scientist Professor Rob Brander advises of what to do when caught in an ocean rip current

With summer being the peak period for drownings in Australia, Professor Rob Brander - known as ‘Dr Rip’ - a surf scientist with UNSW Sydney's School of Biological, Earth and…

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Dec 30, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Giant panda cub farewelled in Singapore ahead of return to China conservation program

Singapore’s first giant panda cub, Le Le, is making his final appearance at the Mandai Wildlife Reserve’s Pavilion Capital Giant Panda Forest exhibit before entering quarantine…

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Dec 13, 2023 Attractions / Education / Environment /


Global drowning prevention initiatives showcased at Perth Conference

More than 750 drowning experts from over 50 countries gathered in Perth over recent days for the 2023 World Conference on Drowning Prevention, jointly hosted by Surf Life Saving Australia…

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Dec 8, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Technology /


Dubai Reef project launched as one of the world’s largest marine reef developments

The Dubai Reef project has been launched and as one of the world's largest marine reef developments, it marks a pioneering step in the journey towards ecological preservation. The…

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Dec 7, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


Children’s cultural and environmental programs introduced at Ritz-Carlton Asia Pacific

An evolved 'Ritz Kids' program has been introduced by Ritz-Carlton across its Asia Pacific locations – offered in key cities including Tokyo, Singapore and Perth as well as…

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Dec 7, 2023 Culture / Education / Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


Global water safety community converges on Perth with a mission to end drowning

As lifeguards and lifesavers prepare for an expected long and hot summer, drowning prevention experts from across the globe are converging on Perth for the World Conference on Drowning…

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Dec 5, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Rip Current Survival documentary to get premiere at World Conference on Drowning Prevention

A feature-length documentary on how countries around the world are tackling swimmer safety at ocean beach issue is to be premiered on the opening day of the World Conference on Drowning…

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Dec 2, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Sport Singapore marks 50th anniversary with book launch and exhibition

Celebrations are currently underway to mark the 50th anniversary of National sport agency - Sport Singapore - with the anniversary being marked by a book launch and exhibition. The…

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Nov 28, 2023 Education / Events / Sport /



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