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26 March 2021

New York has transformed the world’s largest landfill into a green oasis

The Fresh Kills landfill used to contain all of New York City’s garbage, a place with stinky smells and whose view, made up of piles of […]
9 March 2021

Sentosa Island in Singapore to become carbon-neutral by 2030

To ensure that Sentosa Island in Singapore continues to develop as a sustainable leisure destination, Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) will transform the resort island into a […]
9 March 2021

Can tourism make peace with nature?

At first sight, this is an odd question. Nature, wildlife, pristine natural habitats, birds, coral reefs, whales & dolphins and the charismatic mega fauna like the […]
2 March 2021

This is the critical decade

For the last year, the pandemic has dominated the news. Understandably so, some of us have had Covid-19, most of us will have relatives, friends and […]
1 March 2021

Major iceberg calves from Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica worries scientists

A huge iceberg (1270 km²) the size of the county of Bedfordshire has broken off the 150-m thick Brunt Ice Shelf, almost a decade after scientists […]
23 February 2021

Viruses: What’s in a name?

The 1918 flu pandemic was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. We remember it as the Spanish Flu because it was reported […]
16 February 2021

Living with pandemics

An H1N1 virus caused the last major pandemic with genes of avian origin. It was rampant 1918-1920, often referred to as Spanish Flu it was first […]
20 January 2021

Balearic Islands to ban single use plastic

The Balaeric Islands, an achipelago off the east coast of Spain and extremely popular with sun-seeking tourists, is looking to become a more environmentally friendly destination […]
11 January 2021

Amazon lost almost 8,500 square kilometers of forest in Brazil in 2020

Nearly 8,500 square kilometers of Amazonian forest were destroyed in Brazil in 2020, according to the National Institute of Space Research (INPE). This has been the […]
23 December 2020

Global carbon emissions down by 7% in 2020

Carbon dioxide emissions in 2020 fell by 7% given that many countries around the world have imposed travel restrictions to control the spread of Covid-19 contagion […]
14 September 2020

How will the tourism sector confront climate change and the pandemic?

In the USA wildfires have been raging for nearly a month across Oregon, California and Washington State. Thirty-five have died, many more are missing, and tens […]
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