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in Australia, Labor victory gives hope to environmentalists

In Australia, Labor victory gives hope to environmentalists

In a country ravaged by megafires, Labor’s new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese gives hope to eco-conscious Australians. The Liberal Party (conservative right) has been in charge for nine years. In Australia, the Labor Party (center left) finally regained power this Saturday, May 21, after the heavy defeat of its main opponent in the legislative elections. …

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Cruise ships are returning to the Great Lakes with expeditions starting in May

Cruise ships are returning to the Great Lakes with expeditions starting in May and ending in October.

After a two-year hiatus, Great Lakes cruisers are back and the industry is trying to get ready. “There is a huge unmet demand for cruises,” said David Lorenz, vice president of Travel Michigan. “There’s more demand for cruise travel than most travel categories, and I think the reason for that is because people want to …

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This is the world’s first fully compostable, disposable face mask.

While standard face masks take up to 450 years to decompose, Masuku Daily masks compost in about four weeks in water, soil or a plant pot. Pentatonic , an eco-friendly design and technology company, teamed up with fashion industry expert Natalia Vodanova to develop the “world’s first highly effective, fully compostable” face mask: Masuku Daily. …

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BARDI JAWI

BARDI JAWI BOOK LAUNCH

The surging 9 meter tides, the largely unchanged islands, the coastlines and savannah forests of Bardi Jawi country capture anyone fortunate enough to have visited, camped, or travelled to Bardi Jawi country. Leave No Trace Australia has worked in partnership with Irene and Wossy Davey, Bardi Jawi elders and traditional custodians of Bardi Jawi country, …

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FITZROY KAYAKING EXPEDITION 2013

FITZROY KAYAKING EXPEDITION 2013 SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

In late January 2013 a group of Western Australian kayakers chartered a plane to access the Barnett River, a tributary to the Fitzroy River in Western Australia’s remote Kimberley region. Whilst exploring this amazing river system the team raised funds for and practised the principles of Leave No Trace Australia. They spent two weeks completely …

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