Winner of the United Nations Sustainability Award 2014
At the recent United Nations World Environment Day Awards 2014, local business the Daintree Discovery Centre took out the category for Sustainability Leadership.
Winners of these prestigious awards were announced on Friday 13th of June, at a gala presentation at Luna Park in Sydney.
Owners of the Daintree Discovery Centre, Pam and Ron Birkett, attended the event and were delighted to put the spotlight on the Daintree once again, by taking out another national award for sustainable ecotourism.
In accepting the United Nations trophy, Ron paid tribute to the magnificent work being done at the Discovery Centre in Rainforest Conservation and their ongoing partnership with James Cook University in Carbon Offset and Biosequestration.
For more information: http://www.daintree-rec.com.au/eco-tourism/
The Daintree Discovery Centre is located 10km north of the Daintree River. The centre is an award-winning, world-class facility that allows visitors easy access to one of Far North Queensland’s few remaining unspoiled pockets of lowland rainforest.
Offering a 23 metre high canopy tower, 10 metre high aerial walkway, a large indoor display centre and climate change displays, the Daintree Discovery Centre offers an informative insight into the Daintree Rainforest and this fascinating ancient environment.
For more information, visit the official awards site here: http://www.unaavictoria.org.au/awards- programs/world-environment-day-awards/winners-finalists/
For photo opportunities and interviews please contact:
Adam Smith – Marketing Manager
Daintree Discovery Centre
Mob: 0499 989 171
Attached images: The Honorable. Rob Stokes MP, Minister for the Environment, Minister for Heritage, Minister for the Central Coast, Assistant Minister for Planning presenting the award to Pam and Ron Birkett.