prev next prev next (ANSAmed) - AMMAN, NOVEMBER 12 - From Dead Sea to the Red Sea, Italian national, Giuliano Pugolotti ran from lowest point on earth through scorched desert of Wadi Araba to raise awareness about shrinking level of the Dead Sea. The 220 km running track saw Pugolotti pass through stunning scenery on way to south Jordan, known to be part of the Great Rift Valley that runs between Turkey in the north down to and Madagascar south. "Despite its small area, Jordan is like many countries in one, as it combines several climates and ecosystems, thus displaying diverse flora and fauna," Pugolotti told the Jordan Times. Among 23 running trips around the world that he has done, Pugolotti said that Wadi Araba is "one of the best trails on the globe" as it combines distinguished landscape, location, nature, culture and history. The trail attracts athletes running ultra-marathons, with a message of nature preservation, especially the disappearing Dead Sea, he was … [Read more...] about Italian runs from Dead Sea to Red Sea to support nature
Poll PUBLISHED: 15:53 03 November 2018 Barrell, Nicola Britain's Barrier Reef - chalk reef off the coast of Cromer and Sheringham Chris Taylor Visit Norfolk is encouraging tourists to appreciate the county’s natural landscape at any time of year by identifiying our county’s seven natural wonders. From Cromer Reef known as Britain’s Great Barrier Reef to the forests of The Brecks – Norfolk’s top seven natural wonders have been selected as sites and monuments untouched by man.Visit Norfolk’s chief executive Pete Walters selected the seven natural wonders based on his personal knowledge and love of the natural beauty and geological history of the area.And it is hoped that the identification of these stunning landscapes and natural features will further boost the number of visitors to the country – which currently stand at 43 million day trippers and 3.27 million staying visitors.Visit Norfolk’s chief … [Read more...] about How many of Norfolk’s natural wonders have you visited?
PUBLISHED: 15:40 02 November 2018 | UPDATED: 15:40 02 November 2018 Nicola Barrell Britain's Barrier Reef - chalk reef off the coast of Cromer and Sheringham Chris Taylor Norfolk’s Seven Natural Wonders have been unveiled but do you agree? Cromer Forest bed. Photo: © Norfolk Museums Service (Painting by Nick Arber)Visit Norfolk is encouraging tourists to appreciate the county’s natural landscape at any time of year by identifiying our county’s seven natural wonders.From Cromer Reef known as Britain’s Great Barrier Reef to the forests of The Brecks – Norfolk’s top seven natural wonders have been selected as sites and monuments untouched by man.Visit Norfolk’s chief executive Pete Walters selected the seven natural wonders based on his personal knowledge and love of the natural beauty and geological history of the area.And it is hoped that the identification of these stunning landscapes and natural features will … [Read more...] about The Top Seven Natural Wonders of Norfolk revealed
0 Post a comment Friday, 2 November 2018 - Golf by Contributor - Supplied Content @tavistocktimes [email protected] THIRTY six players competed over the summer months for the right to be in the final of the Frank Humphrey Memorial Trophy at Yelverton Golf Club. Numerous rounds of single matchplay format saw a final between John Soutar and David Kelly pit their skills to secure this veteran’s trophy.It was an even match which was only decided on the putting skills of John to secure a 3 and 2 win. This secured John’s third win of this trophy, a feat only surpassed by one other.There were 33 competitors this week for the Mid-Week Stableford at Yelverton Golf Club. Phil Pond, this year’s winner of the Lumby Cup, took first place with an excellent score of 39 points.Results: 1, Phil Pond 39pts; 2, Tom Stacey 35pts; 3, Barry Searle 35pts; Andrew Stewart 35pts.The veteran’s Mid-Week Stableford this week saw 34 competitors play a … [Read more...] about Yelverton golfers help out to preserve moorlands
The pond dipping platform at Cley Marshes. Picture: Norfolk Wildlife Trust Archant Sir David Attenborough called it one of the best places to see wildlife in the world. David Attenborough said Cley Marshes was one of the most importance places for wildlife in the world. Picture: Andi SapeyNow, the Cley to Salthouse Project has been completed after five years of work.The Norfolk Wildlife Trust project sort to reconnect Cley Marshes, Cley next the Sea, and the Salthouse Marshes, buying 58 hectares of land creating pools with shallow water as refuges and feeding habitats for wetland species.After a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund the project could go ahead.Head of development Nik Khandpur said: “Reconnecting Cley and Salthouse Marshes was something that we never thought we’d be able to do because the land in-between was private ownership.The Lookout at Cley Marshes. Picture: Richard Osbourne“New habitat areas have been created for species such as wintering Brent … [Read more...] about Sir David Attenborough endorsed nature reserve completes five year project