Mystery plastic polluter owns up
Mystery plastic polluter owns up

A mystery surrounding thousands of curious, bright-blue plastic shavings found washed up on New Zealand beaches appears…

Herald on Sunday Editorial: Beach busting makes an impact
Herald on Sunday Editorial: Beach busting makes an impact

Our Beach Busters campaign, in association with Sustainable Coastlines, continues this weekend as hundreds of people take…

Beach Busters: Hundreds pitch in to help
Beach Busters: Hundreds pitch in to help

Volunteers, businesses and celebrities are pitching in to help our Beach Busters campaign. Sustainable Coastlines has recorded…

Beach Busters: What is washing up on our shoreline?
Beach Busters: What is washing up on our shoreline?

Beach volunteers cleaning up the country's coastline are scratching their heads over this piece of distorted, clear plastic…

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Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Poland
Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Poland

A suspected arson fire in southwestern Poland has damaged a 750-year-old oak tree believed to be the…

Your Business: Sustainability with Rachel Brown, Sustainable Business Network

Sustainability is a buzzword you hear often in business, but it's a topic where there can sometimes be more talk than walk…

Paul Little: If we fail here, how will Earth II fare?

Paul Little writes: The sci-fi blockbuster Interstellar is one of those movies that has got everyone talking - jam-packed…

Possum blitz key to rescue of birdlife

From his office window Mick Clout can see the outline of Hauraki Gulf islands in the hazy distance.

Surrogate sushi: Japan biotech for bluefin tuna
Surrogate sushi: Japan biotech for bluefin tuna

Of all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened.

UN climate fund falls short of $10 billion target

A UN fund that will help poor countries tackle climate change has fallen short, for now, of its target of collecting $10…

NOAA: Globe sets 5th hottest-month record of 2014

Despite a bitter US cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting…

Peter Bromhead: Cursing at weeds will only help them

When Prince Charles admitted in 1986 that he enthusiastically talked to his garden plants, this was perceived by British…

UN: World not close to avoiding dangerous warming

The world still isn't close to preventing what leaders call a dangerous level of man-made warming, a new United Nations…

Sam Judd: Nature enter me
Sam Judd: Nature enter me

It seems that New Zealanders and foreigners alike consider that we are lucky in this land of ours. …

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