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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Your Business: Sustainability with Steve Rickerby, We Compost
Your Business: Sustainability with Steve Rickerby, We Compost

We Compost collects around 500 tonnes of compostable waste each year, helping customers avoid about…

How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

Celebrating the Christmas season doesn't need to be at the expense of the environment. Consider spreading some of your festive…

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 country's oldest.

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: 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…

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

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
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…

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