Rena oil spill

Rena salvors face seabed junkyard Rena salvors face seabed junkyard

Alongside a dock at the Port of Tauranga, men in orange…

Editorial: Consult with iwi Editorial: Consult with iwi

The fate of the wreckage of the Rena should be a straightforward…

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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

Earth experiences hottest June ever
Earth experiences hottest June ever

Last month was the hottest June since record-keeping began in 1880, according to a monthly report by…

Beef the most costly protein for environment - study

Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle…

Sam Judd: Help! We (all) need somebody

I can tell you from experience - it is very hard to find the money necessary to have a big impact on environmental challenges…

Australia scraps pollution levy

Australia's decision to repeal its levy limiting fossil-fuel pollution makes it the first nation to turn back from a market…

Obama: Climate change a direct threat to US cities
Obama: Climate change a direct threat to US cities

Harsher storms, worsening flooding and rising seas threaten the public's safety and health across the…

Crush NZ's seized ivory, petition asks

The Government is being urged to make an international gesture by destroying its stockpile of up to 800 confiscated ivory…

Chicken's global domination

The world's appetite for chicken is growing faster than any other meat, while pork consumption is slowing, according to…

Climate tipping points - what to look out for

The concept of a "tipping point" - a threshold beyond which a system shifts to a new state - is becoming a familiar one…

Well-known whale killed in collision

US federal law enforcement officials are investigating after a 14.6-metre female whale well-known in the waters of southeast…

Sam Judd: Keeping coral
Sam Judd: Keeping coral

Whilst I was hitchhiking across the Pacific Ocean on sailboats in 2008, I saw some incredible, untouched…

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