environment

Cruise

Damning court report reveals Carnival continuing to violate environmental laws

Although efforts aimed at environmental compliance are underway by Carnival, a court report has revealed the company continues to violate laws.

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Cruise

“We’re not there, and we should be”: Judge calls on Carnival to fix pollution problems faster

Carnival has spoken out after being put in the naughty corner by a federal judge who has deemed it’s not doing enough to pull its environmental weight.

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Tourism

UK government to investigate environmental cost of travel and tourism

by Christian Fleetwood

With Travel DAZE just around the corner (and a fab early bird deal on tickets up and running) comes this sustainability-related announcement out of the UK.

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Cruise

Carnival to pay $28m penalty over cruise ship pollution

With today being World Environment Day, we thought it would be prudent to highlight how the world’s largest cruise company is rectifying its polluted ways.

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Destinations

Thailand’s new laws impact major tourism hotspots

Thailand is focusing on curbing the damage tourists have done to its famous beaches, with new laws being implemented in July.

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Cruise

World’s largest cruise line vows to cut plastic

by Daisy Doctor

If the world’s biggest cruise line can cut plastic, then you have no excuse not to buy a KeepCup. You can even customise the colours!

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Cruise

Gold Coast cruise terminal delayed

A report investigating a new Gold Coast cruise terminal has been delayed, as has the publishing of this story. We’re a bit hungover this morning, bear with us.

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Aviation

UN proposes airplane pollution standards

by AP

A UN panel has proposed greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs.

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Aviation

Air travellers could drink “battery water”

by PAA

Low cost airline passengers could be served water created as a waste product from hydrogen batteries in a bid to reduce carbon emissions.

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Aviation

Electric planes set to clean up skies

by AAP

A small Slovenian company now hopes to revolutionise the aviation industry with its award-winning electric planes.

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Tourism

Govt pledges $58m for Great Barrier Reef

by AAP

The federal government will spend $58 million on improving water quality of the Great Barrier Reef and repairing wetlands in the region.

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Tourism

Sunscreen threatens Great Barrier Reef

We may have grown up with the slip, slap, slop message, but it turns out that our use of sunscreen could be putting the Great Barrier Reef at risk.

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