Archive for December, 2018

Best UK Trail Walks through National Parks

Best UK Trail Walks through National Parks

For many people, the UK’s National Parks are, indeed, national treasures. The carefully preserved unspoiled landscapes, the fascinating and sometimes endangered wildlife, and the traditional ways of life found within them are widely thought of as well worth looking after. But what’s the best way to enjoy these dramatic and […]

by December 27, 2018
The Maldives’ First National Marine Park

The Maldives’ First National Marine Park

The Maldives’ first national marine park (NMP) covers over 1,000 hectares in the Noonu Atoll area of the Indian Ocean island chain. This environmentally diverse lagoon is known as Edu Faru. Nine uninhabited islets were granted national park status by the Maldives government in 2017, with the aim of conserving […]

by December 25, 2018
America’s National Parks Damaged During Government Shutdown

America’s National Parks Damaged During Government Shutdown

In a lesser-foreseen consequence of the longest shutdown in US Government history, the National Park service has taken a big hit. About to re-open this week, visiting correspondents report overflowing bins and toilets as well as signs of vandalism and litter everywhere. In California, the historic Joshua Tree National Park […]

by December 22, 2018
Three Great Movies About National Parks

Three Great Movies About National Parks

Literally thousands of films have been shot on location in National Parks. With huge areas of isolated and beautiful vistas, it’s no wonder that amateur filmmakers, Hollywood directors and documentarians alike have long been attracted to these lands, cameras in tow. From alien deserts to civil war battlefields and dinosaur […]

by December 18, 2018
Top National Parks in Australia

Top National Parks in Australia

Australian culture involves taking pride in an outdoor lifestyle. The Oceanic country, and its 28 million hectares of national park land, is perfect for spending some one-on-one time with nature. These landscapes vary immensely throughout Australia, from deserts in the ‘outback’ wilderness to white sandy beaches and forests in coastal […]

by December 14, 2018
Plans for a New National Park in Southern England

Plans for a New National Park in Southern England

Recently, the board responsible for reviewing the value of national parks has called for evidence to support Dorset and Devon’s bid to have some of their outstanding natural coastal areas gain national park status. The independent Glover Review, who review whether natural land in England should become national parks, are […]

by December 6, 2018
The Most Beautiful National Parks in South America

The Most Beautiful National Parks in South America

South America has over 300 national parks, each of their landscapes different from the last. They include some of the most beautiful national parks in the world. These are our favourite to look at. Torres del Paine, Chile Located in the Patagonia mountain region of Chile, the national park’s famous […]

by December 1, 2018