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Travellers’ Reactions To Machu Picchu’s New Airport Reveals The Hypocrisy Of Western Tourism

The Peruvian government has decided to build an international airport for Machu Picchu, allowing direct flights from Latin America and the USA to fly straight to the doorstep of one of the world’s most stunning World Heritage Sites. The move is set to create 2,500 construction jobs, provide more lucrative …

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Rock lobster industry rejects new WA deal that would increase supply for local consumers

Updated May 23, 2019 22:57:53 Photo: The Government has been keen to increase the number of lobsters available for local consumption. (LANDLINE: Glyn Jones) The state’s rock lobster industry has turned down a deal it earlier struck with the WA Government to make more lobsters available at lower prices to …

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Travellers’ Reactions To Machu Picchu’s Proposed New Airport Reveals The Hypocrisy Of Western Tourism

The Peruvian government has decided to build an international airport for Machu Picchu, allowing direct flights from Latin America and the USA to fly straight to the doorstep of one of the world’s most stunning World Heritage Sites. The move is set to create 2,500 construction jobs, provide more lucrative …

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Spoilt Travellers’ Reaction To Machu Picchu’s New Airport Reveals The Hypocrisy Of Western Tourism

The Peruvian government has decided to build an international airport for Machu Picchu, allowing direct flights from Latin America and the USA to fly straight to the doorstep of one of the world’s most stunning World Heritage Sites. The move is set to create 2,500 construction jobs, provide more lucrative …

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Ningaloo, Western Australia: Face-to-face with an ocean monster

​Ningaloo, Western Australia, is a riddle: sodden yet parched, empty yet congested, far-flung yet so very easy to reach. It’s a topographical conundrum, a collision of thirsty earth against a body of water powerless to quench it. Nothing survives here, it seems, except for a hint of withered foliage. Yet …

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“Un-discover” Western Australia

The essence of this campaign became meaningful when I explored parts of the 1100 km long Coral Coast in the state of Western Australia, often referred simply as WA. This state in size accounts for one-third of the whole country and boasts of almost limitless km of pristine Indian Ocean …

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Western Sahara: UNSC resolution draft and calls for neighboring commitments

To live in one of the most unequal yet highly urbanised societies in the world means that there are high levels of inequality, poverty and other injustices that the majority of the population have to live with  (Burger, Van der Berg, van der Walt, and Yu, 2017). This reality carries …

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London murder rate overtakes New York as stabbings surge

London murder rate overtakes New York as stabbings surge The “shocked” reactions are amazing! Who would have thought that violent crimes and fatalities by knives can happen. Just goes to show that when one type of weapon is restricted or banned people will find and use substitutes. Now it’s knives. …

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The last straw: Western Australia’s prime tourist destination bans plastic straws

McDonald’s recently banned plastic straws at its stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with Starbucks in the US pledging to phase out plastic straws by next year. Environment Minister Stephen Dawson said most plastic took years to degrade, in some cases centuries. “We want to do more to stop …

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Could The U.S. Navy’s War Plan Orange (For Fighting Japan) Be Used Against China?

Everyone says it: Newport, as in where the U.S. Naval War College is located and where yours truly works, underwent a golden age of strategy-making during the interwar decades. It must usher in a new golden age to prevail in strategic competition against the likes of China and Russia. Revisiting …

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