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Sydney cruise ship plan for Garden Island rejected, leaving Botany Bay as next option - ABC News


ABC News
The NSW Government is preparing a business case to develop Port Botany as a cruise ship hub to deal with increasing demand, after the Federal Government rejected plans for cruise ships to dock alongside naval vessels at Garden Island in Sydney Harbour ...
St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
Seatrade Cruise News
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"American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic" by Victoria Johnson - Santa Fe New Mexican


Santa Fe New Mexican
The continent was, after all, abundant with undiscovered medicinal plants, and Hosack believed it would be possible for medical students to benefit from fieldwork experience with this New World botany. He named the 20-acre space on Fifth Avenue between ...

'A city in a garden': Singapore's journey to becoming a biodiversity model - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
You wouldn't know it today, but in 1965 Singapore was a polluter's paradise: mucky rivers, polluted canals and raw sewage running rampant. It was a developing country, newly split from neighbouring Malaysia, an island surrounded by waters that now they ...

Kano Botanic Garden

Kano - Nigeria

The Kano Botanic Garden is an independent establishment conceived and created to serve as an educational, research, biodiversity conservation and recreational outfit. The garden intends to strive to meet the educational, social and recreational needs of the people of Kano. It is the first of its kind in Kano state. Kano Botanic Garden came into being in August, 2008 and it is located at Tamburawa, Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State on a land purchased to implement the first phase of the project from which wider concepts shall spawn.

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