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The Great Barrier Reef: working together to keep it great

The Great Barrier Reef: working together to keep it great

The Great Barrier Reef in Australia was the first reef to be recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and is one of the seven natural wonders of the world While coral reefs generally are very sensitive to climate change, the Great Barrier Reef is extremely resilient due to its size, diversity and charismatic […]

Looking back at Vancouver and forward to London

Since 1994, sustainability has been the “third pillar”—alongside sport and culture—of the Olympic movement VANOC, organisers of the Vancouver Winter Olympics, went all-out to stage “the greenest games ever”, its mission was to leave no negative impact on the environment. For the 2012 games, London is going a step further, vowing to positively enhance the […]

Cape Town: A tale of two cities

Cape Town appears to have it all A beautiful, cosmopolitan and vibrant city set at the foot of magnificent Table Mountain and hugging the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, it has spectacular beaches, world-class restaurants, award-winning vineyards and unique flora and fauna. No wonder it attracts 3.5 million tourists annually and is South Africa’s most […]