News: Parks

Asia’s first AI-based mobile app launched for shark and ray fin identification to combat illegal wildlife trade

In an effort to combat illegal wildlife trade, Singapore National Parks Board, Microsoft and Conservation International have collaborated to create Asia’s first AI-powered mobile…

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Jun 15, 2022 Environment / Parks / Technology /

 
 

MPavilion 2022 commission for Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens announced

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has awarded the MPavilion 2022 commission – to be housed in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens - to internationally renowned architecture and design…

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May 19, 2022 Arts / Culture / Design / Environment / Parks /

 
 

Dunedin’s hosting of 17th World Leisure Congress rescheduled to December 2023

The World Leisure Organisation has advised that the 17th World Leisure Congress, due to be held in Dunedin, has been rescheduled to 11th to 15th December 2023. Originally planned for…

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Mar 17, 2022 Education / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

International Association of Horticultural Producers invites entries for the World Green City Awards

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is counting down to the closing date for its World Green City Awards, the flagship initiative of its Green City program.…

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Mar 1, 2022 Environment / Marketing / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Celebrating 2022 World Wetlands Day

Sydney Olympic Park and Lake Macquarie City Council are among those acknowledging World Wetlands Day - celebrated internationally each year on 2nd February which marks the International…

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Feb 2, 2022 Environment / Parks /

 
 

Multi-generational wellness garden in Singapore’s East Coast Park to be launched as of the end of 2023

KPMG in Singapore has partnered with Singapore’s National Parks Board (NParks) to develop a first-of-its-kind multigenerational Wellness Garden at East Coast Park, anticipated to be…

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Jan 12, 2022 Fitness / Parks / Play / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

Abu Dhabi authorities launch ‘Active Parks’ community fitness program

Authorities in Abu Dhabi have announced a new community fitness program to encourage people to exercise regularly and pursue an active, outdoor lifestyle by leveraging the Emirate’s…

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Dec 30, 2021 Fitness / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

Tributes paid to Singapore’s first Parks Commissioner Wong Yew Kwan

The death of Singapore's first Commissioner of Parks and Recreation, Wong Yew Kwan, has prompted a range of tributes, including from the nation’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.…

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Dec 16, 2021 Parks / Recreation /

 
 

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