The second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light has opened in Alice Springs, home of the Arrernte. Illuminating Alice Springs Desert Park for 10 nights, the free outdoor public event showcases contemporary art by talented Aboriginal artists from around Central Australia.
Co-owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is now in its 49th year and recently announced the winners. Depicting the candid beauty and often harsh reality of nature, the images serve to raise awareness and appreciation of our surroundings.
Brazil has Carnival, America has Thanksgiving, England has Guys Fawkes and Ireland has… Halloween.
Summer Sailstice is a chance for the global sailing community to get together and help promote and celebrate sailing. Why not join in?
Last year, hundreds of millions of people switched off their lights for Earth Hour. Yet, surprisingly, when I speak to people about it; ask them what they’re doing to mark the occasion I am met with blank stares. Like they have no idea what I’m taking about.
Festivals bring out the best in people. Whether the sun is splitting the rocks, the rain is falling freely or the mud is knee-deep, you’re still guaranteed to see smiles and good humor. Here are a just a few on around the world in January.
Stairway to the moon occurs once a month over a three day period from March to October, so if you want to see it you need to plan your travels around those dates. Broome’s community website releases the dates every year.
This week, the Supreme Court in India has banned tourism in tiger reserves across the country in a further attempt to protect the endangered big cats. But, despite their good intentions, there is growing concern that the ruling will do more harm than good.
It’s not often you get something for nothing, so take note: to celebrate National Public Lands Day this year, Yosemite National Park will be waiving all entry fees for the day!
The International Green Awards were launched in 2006 with the aim of scouring the globe for effective, innovative and creative approaches to sustainability. The event has become a forum that connects people wanting to make a difference with those that have game changing ideas and best practices.