News: Parks

Global Wellness Institute reports mental wellness to be a $121 billion market

The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released its major research report for 2020 – ‘Defining the Mental Wellness Economy’-  the first study to define mental…

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Nov 11, 2020 Education / Environment / Parks / Wellness /

 
 

Koh Lanta transforms into one of Thailand’s most sustainable tourism destinations

A raft of innovative initiatives, buoyed by local entrepreneurs and community-based organisations, is transforming Thailand’s Koh Lanta into an exceptional environmentally-friendly…

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Nov 3, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

Two in five of the world’s plant species at risk of extinction

40% of the world’s plant species are at risk of extinction as a result of the destruction of the natural world, according to an international report led by London’s Royal…

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Oct 18, 2020 Environment / Parks / Wellness /

 
 

Conservationists alert UNESCO of Australian Government’s move to weaken legal protection for heritage sites

Australian conservation groups have written to the Director-General of UNESCO, warning the international body of “alarming moves by the Australian Government to weaken legal…

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Sep 7, 2020 Environment / Government / Legal / Parks /

 
 

Phillip Island’s penguins gain international attention

Phillip Island’s penguins have over the last week gained the attention of a worldwide audience with unprecedented global media coverage. The UK Daily Mail Online was the first…

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May 21, 2020 Attractions / Education / Parks / Tourism /

 
 

Singapore Government commits to enhanced network of urban parks

Singapore is aiming to improve its green space over the next 10 years with more plant life and nature integrated into urbanised areas, in a move to transform the nation from a "city in…

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May 17, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Sabah adopts Tourism Recovery Plan to promote its tourism in wake of COVID-19 crisis

Under the Sabah Tourism Recovery Plan, the Malaysian state of Sabah is expecting to make changes in promoting tourism once the Covid-19 pandemic ends. It is hoped that the recovery plan…

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May 9, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Culture / Parks / Tourism /

 
 

Melbourne study shows how cities struggle to enhance urban tree cover

Many cities around the world are struggling to reconcile ambitious environmental targets with development pressures, according to a new study based on trees in the city of Melbourne. The…

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Apr 12, 2020 Environment / Parks /

 
 

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