Russia Creates New National Parks

Russia Creates New National Parks By David Rutter The Russian government has moved to create 13 new national parks and 9 new nature reserves, covering an area of over 3.8 million hectares – boosting its national pr...

Alwal National Park

Alwal National Park, west of Cooktown on the Cape York peninsular, is Australia's newest national park.

Pakistan Sets Record For Most Trees Planted in a Day

Pakistan Sets Record For Most Trees Planted in a Day Pakistan has set a new Guinness World Record for the most trees planted in a day, a record previously held by India. 300 volunteers, working in temperatures of up to 3...

Killalea Named National Surfing Reserve

Killalea, on New South Wales’ south coast, has been honoured for its history as a significant surfing location by being officially recognized as a national surfing reserve by the Australian government.

Indonesia’s Islands For Rent

The Indonesian Maritime Minister has proposed the idea of renting out some of Indonesia's islands to nations affected by the rising sea levels resulting from climate change.

First Section of Murray Valley Trail Opens

First Section of Murray Valley Trail Opens The first section of the Murray Valley Trail, a trail that runs through Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales, opened recently. The opened section runs from Ouyen to Mil...