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

Oil wells drilled without consent - Greens
Oil wells drilled without consent - Greens

Shell Todd Oil has drilled two wells off the coast of Taranaki without marine consent, the Green Party…

Morgan sorry for 'bloody horrible' smoke

Trade Me founder Sam Morgan has tweeted an apology for a farm burn-off near Wanaka that choked thge town in smoke: "Looked…

Cannibal ladybirds pose threat

Cannibal harlequin ladybirds are posing a new threat to Britain's native species after scientists warned the variety was…

Shocked dogs avoid kiwi

Stewart Island showcases Kiwi avoidance training for dogs, now available nationwide

Fracking sparks natural gas boom
Fracking sparks natural gas boom

Fracking technology has driven a boom in natural gas that many hope will prompt a switch away from coal…

Sam Judd: Solutions to water pollution

Over and again we hear about the problems that we face with regards to water quality. I will be the first to admit my…

New campaign to put ecocide on a par with genocide

A global campaign to make "ecocide" a crime under international law is to be launched tomorrow in an attempt to outlaw the…

Scientists blame ocean acidification on emissions

Ocean acidification has risen by a quarter since pre-industrial times as a result of carbon emissions, casting a shadow…

Shark too close for comfort?

A schoolteacher from New Jersey has returned from her trip to South Africa with a remarkable up-close photo of a great white…

Sam Judd: Stars unite for nature
Sam Judd: Stars unite for nature

We are all familiar with Leonardo DiCaprio's campaign for saving the environment. He was the poster…

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