Queensland

Photo: Steve Austin, Glass House Mountains viewed from Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (Some rights reserved) Queensland has a bit of everything, including the Gold Coast’s subtropical rainforests, the Great Barrier Reef and Fraser Island. Prominent cities are Brisbane and Cairns. Pay attention to smaller towns such as Cooktown and Townsville. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KoRH5qJHmWLwRJ8f8 Stray Observations Queensland …

Report: Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Coral Reefs (2017)

New report: In June 2017 UNESCO released the report Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Coral Reefs A First Global Scientic Assessment Download as PDF Questions Can we arrange a video conversation/webinar to discuss the report? From the report: Since 1972, the UNESCO World Heritage Convention has united the world around a shared responsibility …

World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate (2016)

Report Cover The latest UNESCO report on World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate was published this week, with a startling omission: At the request of the Government of Australia, references to Australian sites were removed from the Report (recent information about the state of conservation of the Great Barrier Reef is available on …