The Race to Climb Uluru


Australia: NSW – Arakoon National Park


The link below is to a media release concerning Little Bay Beach at Arakoon National Park in New South Wales, Australia. The release reports on the closure of the northern section of the beach due to a rock fall and the possibility of further falls.

For more visit:
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/OEHmedia13111801.htm

Costa Rica: Releasing All Zoo Animals


The link below is to an article reporting on the planned closure of Costa Rica’s zoos and letting the animals go free.

For more visit:
http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/costa-rica-announces-plans-close-all-zoos-saying-animals-deserve-be-nature.html

Dharug National Park: Myrtle Rust Brings Closure of the Mill Creek Camping Area


The introduced fungal infection ‘Myrtle Rust’ has spread from gardens and nurseries into the Dharug National Park. The Mill Creek Camping Area has been temporarily closed in consequence of the spread, with National Park and Wildlife Service staff carrying our control measures during the closure in an attempt to prevent any further spread of the disease.

For more information see:

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/media/DecMedia10112604.htm