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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New Zealanders urge tourists to "leave no trace"

New Zealand: Residents urge tourists to “proceed with caution and leave no trace”

After two years, the first foreign tourists and travellers are returning to New Zealand. But the tiny island nation, world-famous for its unspoilt natural landscape, has a message for visitors. “The future will not be like the past.” These are the words of Aotearoa Tourism Industry (TIA) chief executive Rebecca Ingram. But they encapsulate the …

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You Can't Do This: Revelations of tourists, confessions of their worst sins in the open air.

You Can’t Do This: Revelations of tourists, confessions of their worst sins in the open air.

Leave no traces on the confession: we decided to publish some of the stories that tourists told us. And they ask for forgiveness. All stories are published without names. Most campers and hikers try to travel as light as possible, sticking to the trail and trying to leave the campsites as they were before camping. …

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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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AGA Parts Co. offers reliable spare parts for heavy machinery produced by 90 international manufacturers

AGA Parts (Brooklyn, NY) supplies genuine and aftermarket spare parts for special-purpose machinery produced by leading manufacturers: Caterpillar, Cummins, Komatsu, Hitachi, CNH, Atlas Copco, John Deere, Volvo, Sandvik, and JCB. AGA Parts offers an online catalog featuring extensive part number lists. Its auto-search system based on part numbers enables instant search of specific parts for …

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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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Leave No Trace at Festivals

With hope the new year will finally bring a return to normal, plans are underway to hold large outdoor festivals that had been canceled due to the pandemic.  One of the best things about the 7-principals is that they can be applied to anything that involves recreating in the outdoors. 

Leave No Trace Ireland launches ambitious new Strategic Plan 2021-2024

Minister of State for Heritage Malcolm Noonan (TD Malcolm Noonan) unveiled an ambitious new Strategic Plan to inspire responsible outdoor recreation over the next three years. In February 2021, a stakeholder engagement process was launched involving key Leave No Trace stakeholders and the public through interviews and surveys. As a result of this process, Leave …

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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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