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…

Environment

Antarctica - our big icy threat
Antarctica - our big icy threat

Scientists are watching the dramatic death throes of the huge Larsen B ice shelf in Antarctica, which…

Herald on Sunday editorial: NZ should be doing its bit for the climate

Icy conditions throughout the country and floods in some districts have made it hard to worry about the rising temperature…

Editorial: Illegal taking of kereru likely to stir public anger

Poaching of the native wood pigeon is widespread, notably in Northland.

Medal-winner links eco values with economics

This year's Blake Medal winner has a talent for persuading us all that our natural environment is our biggest priority…

Tyre dumping situation 'as bad as ever'
Tyre dumping situation 'as bad as ever'

Tyres are being dumped secretly all over the country, poisoning the environment and wasting economic…

Protester in it for 'long haul'

In April the Herald talked to one of the protesters who scaled Parliament after he climbed an oil rig in the middle of the…

Sam Judd: Farmers that lead the way

We have heard plenty in the news about the problems associated with farming. As land use intensifies, our rivers receive…

Kids wing it for butterflies

Kiwi kids have flooded an Auckland environmentalist's mailbox with droves of paper monarch butterflies.

Vast ecosystem discovered in ice

Research efforts and modern technology have revealed tens of thousands of new creatures we never knew could even survive…

video Hudson River cleanup project enters homestretch
Hudson River cleanup project enters homestretch

Dredging of the upper-Hudson River is scheduled to end in 2015 after six years. Federal officials say…

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