News: Parks

World Leisure Day to be celebrated for the first time on 16th April

The World Leisure Organisation has announced its newest international initiative - the World Leisure Day - to be celebrated for the first time on 16th April. In a statement World Leisure…

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Mar 30, 2021 Education / Parks / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Singapore sets sustainable targets for next 10 years

The Government of Singapore has this week released details of a national agenda on sustainable development with the unveiling of the Singapore Green Plan 2030. Introduced as a…

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Feb 13, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Government / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Global Wellness Summit highlights benefits of outdoor experiences

The most recent Global Wellness Summit (GWS) highlighted extensive lockdowns and social distancing - as well as an acute awareness of the destruction of the environment spurred by…

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Jan 7, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

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 /

 
 

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