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Masungi Geopark Project wins UN award

THE Masungi Geopark Project won the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Award under the Inspire Category. Out of 3,000 entries from over 150 countries, the Masungi Georeserve Foundation topped the competition for its youth-led efforts in combating deforestation and climate change through the restoration and protection of the Masungi landscape and parts of the …

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Sappi : President Ramaphosa opens Sappi Saiccor Mill expansion and environmental upgrade project – increased foreign earnings for South Africa

Largest expansion and environmental upgrade project in over 80 years undertaken by Sappi in South Africa. Significant contribution to Sappi’s decarbonisation commitments. Additional ZAR1 billion per annum direct contribution to the KZN economy. Strengthens South Africa’s role as key global supplier of Lyocell, the fiber of the future for sustainable textiles. A mammoth expansion and …

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Far North: What would you do with $4m of council cash?

An extension of the popular Treaty Grounds-Haruru Falls walkway as far as Waimate North is one of the suggestions for council funding left over after the Paihia breakwater project was cancelled. Photo / Malcolm Pullman Suggestions of how to spend more than $4 million of council money left over after a controversial seawall project was …

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From the deepest depths of the oceans to outer space for Marbella tourism summit

Carlos Díaz de la Lastra, CEO of Les Roches speaking on the first day of the 2021 event / JOSELE The American (NASA), European (ESA) and Japanese (JAXA) space agencies will attend the international SUTUS summit taking place on the Costa del Sol at the end of September Marbella will once again become the epicentre …

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Despite electing heavyweights, educational hub Kota years for growth

KOTA: The coaching city of Kota, despite earning thousands of crores, seems to be fearing its own demise due to the neglect by heavyweight politicians who allegedly have left no scope for the welfare and growth of the city dwellers for their own vested interests. The people who voted for these leaders have now started …

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Ontario Place redevelopment faces new hurdles after private partner exits

Ontario Place opened on Toronto’s waterfront in 1971 and closed in 2012 amid declining attendance numbers. Although some of the land remained a popular park, parts of it fell into disuse.Michelle Siu/The Globe and Mail/The Globe and Mail One of the three companies chosen to redevelop Ontario Place has pulled out of the project, raising …

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Residents asked to ‘get on board’ at this evening’s marina celebration | Daily Democrat

Residents are asked to “get on board” this evening for a public celebration and fundraiser for the Fort Madison marina project. The event 5-8 pm today will be held near the marina launch site and will include free Busch Light, along with other beers and wine sold by River Rocks. Food will be available for …

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Te Anau residents oppose Scott Farming 2012 Ltd’s bid to build four wintering barns

A dairying development planned for the edge of a national park could damage one of the last strongholds of “100% Pure New Zealand”, neighbors who oppose the project say. Te Anau tourism operator Martin Sliva said about 30 Te Anau residents and supporters had met to oppose Scott Farming 2012 Ltd’s bid to build a …

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Drilling on new geothermal project to start in Taitung, Taiwan

Coastal stretch, Taitung County, Taiwan (source: flickr/ Ken Marshall, creative commons) Taiwan Cement group is to kick of drilling for a 1 MW geothermal power project at Hongye in Taitung, Taiwan in September 2022. The Taiwan Cement Enterprise Group, which has been transformed into TCC Green Energy Group, has cooperated with CNPC to develop geothermal …

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