Viewing entries tagged with 'conservation'

A very warm welcome to our newest Business member, Queensland Trust for Nature!

26 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Queensland Trust for Nature (QTFN) is an independent, not for profit organisation focused on the protection of Queensland’s biodiversity and natural landscapes.

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Seal Bay Conservation Park Achieve Advanced Ecotourism Certification!

30 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Ecotourism Australia extends a warm welcome to Seal Bay Conservation Park for achieving Advanced Ecotourism Certification for their Boardwalk Tour, Seal Bay Experience, Twilight Beach Tour and for the Seal Bay Visitor Centre!

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Trees, Lungs of the Planet!

8 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you considered, where would we be without trees? We’ve explored the multiple benefits humans derive from trees, and wish to feed your curiosity with some facts you may have not known until now!

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Connecting People with Wildlife

6 June 2017 | 0 Comments

Photo courtesy of Traveller and South Australia Tourism Commission 

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Gwinganna Lifstyle Luxury Retreat: Green Initiatives for the Win

29 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Having achieved Ecotourism Certification in 2010, Gwinganna Lifestyle Luxury Retreat has continued its pathway to success by winning multiple awards. Along with excellence in their product offering, these awards recognise Gwinganna’s ecological achievements and commitment to sustainable practices and conservation. Gwinganna offers itself as a green alternative when competing in international awards competitions. In 2016, the resort won the International Spa Innovate Award in the Experiences category, the Eco-Spa of the year award with AsiaSpa awards and was the best the luxury destination spa in Australia with World Luxury Spa Awards.

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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Parks Breeding Program- Orange-bellied Parrot

4 May 2017 | 0 Comments

We would like to acknowledge the efforts of Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, an Ecotourism Certified operator, in contributing to conservation breeding programs aimed at reintroducing endangered species into the wild.

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African Safari experience comes to regional NSW

8 December 2016 | 0 Comments

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has always been a favorite stop for domestic and international tourists visiting New South Wales and they were recently recognised as the state’s top tourist attraction at the New South Wales Tourism Awards, making them a major draw card for visitors to the region. In addition, the recently opened African Savannah exhibit, allowing nature-lovers to experience an African safari-style experience without leaving New South Wales, is the talk of the town!

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What an achievement, Yondah Beach House is now 100% water self-sufficient!

17 November 2016 | 0 Comments

Where do you find a secluded, 4.5 star architect-designed beach house that offers seclusion and simple elegance by the sea - just for you? Yondah!

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How Drones Help Conservation Efforts

26 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Conservationists across Africa have a new tool to aid their efforts to save some of the planet’s most magnificent creatures. For over 200 years, if not longer, these animals have been hunted remorselessly. First as trophies to be stuffed and mounted, then for their horns, their ivory, pelts, and for pseudo-medicinal purposes in the far east. Still more are taken as cubs in the case of big cats, and sold to the middle east and other parts as pets.

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Raising the bar for Ecotourism

26 October 2016 | 0 Comments

We are proud to announce that Ecotourism Australia board member and leading ecotourism industry spokesman, Peter Cochrane, has been elected to represent Oceania for a four-year term on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Governing Council.

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