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News and Events

Emperor’s New Clothes

August 19, 2017

Australian federal government plans to drastically reduce the core protection zones in its marine parks, allowing fishing and exploration for oil.

New Zealand’s own oceanic plastic garbage patch – bigger than Greenland

July 23, 2017

Time we gave up on plastic!

Court Hands Control of Fisheries to Councils – Rena Case

July 2, 2017

Blow for fisheries!

Fishers Caught at Taputeranga Marine Reserve

June 14, 2017

DOC has reported a successful compliance operation at TMR, assisted by local observers. Story here.

Zero Carbon Act

June 6, 2017

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Chronic Pollution from Landfill into Owhiro Stream Continues.

April 28, 2017

Climate Change: Global Reshuffle of Wildlife

April 13, 2017

Scientists see species moving pole-wards in response to climate changes and global warming.

Rare Whales in Cook Strait

April 2, 2017

Niwa’s Kim Goetz talks to Alison Ballance

Global Setback on Climate Change

March 28, 2017

US president Trump is dismantling climate change measures, which is likely to result in reopening coal mines and restarting thermal power stations.

Vivid Economics – Net Greenhouse Emissions for NZ -Report for Globe NZ

March 25, 2017

Summary report