Aussies Being Green

The Sydney games were designed to be the most environmentally friendly ever, as a nonenvironmentally friendly number of printed brochures were quick to point out. Mother Nature, however, was not always so considerate.

The original site for the Tennis Centre was a brick pit that turned out to be the breeding ground for the rare GREEN AND GOLDEN BELL FROG. Half a million dollars was then spent to create a lush new habitat for the frogs in the pit, but many of the creatures declined to use their new digs. The Centre was built elsewhere.

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