This riverfront pier is revitalized after Cyclone Maria ravaged Rockhampton

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phto Florian Groehn

 

When Cyclone Maria hit Rockhampton and Queensland in 2015, the whole community quickly began restoration efforts. The community joined forces to rebuild and repair local homes and businesses and now one of the most prized community assets, the Rockhampton Riverside Precinct, is getting a major makeover that everyone can enjoy.

 

The massive 7.4+ acre riverfront pier site suffered from neglect even before the cyclone hit but its potential… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



The World Wildlife Fund created a fake store to call out Singapore’s ivory laws

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), also know as the World Wide Fund for Nature, revealed on Tuesday that it is behind the fake online ivory shop Ivory Lane in Singapore. The wildlife charity set up the store, which received widespread international disapproval, in an effort to shed light on Singapore’s local ivory laws. The legal framework set up by the government continues to facilitate the global trade of illicit ivories, something the WWF is attempting to alter.

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