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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New Zealand's greenhouse gas shame
New Zealand's greenhouse gas shame

Instead of cutting our greenhouse gas emissions they have risen by 23 per cent, and net emissions by…

Z's green diesel about to flow

Z Energy is about to open the country's first commercial scale biofuels plant in a bid to become part of the emissions solution…

Sam Judd: War against rodents

COMMENT: The emergence of highly successful predator-free sanctuaries has given native bird life a hand-up, by providing…

Yellowstone's 'selfie' problem

A group of travelling videomakers are in hot water for walking onto a sensitive hot spring at Yellowstone National Park

Heat on diplomats as climate talks begin
Heat on diplomats as climate talks begin

Diplomats kicked off a new round of talks yesterday tasked with converting a political blueprint into…

Sam Judd: All we need is the air that we breathe to be clean

COMMENT: The two biggest causes of air pollution - open fires and transport - are highly challenging to address, writes…

Japan startup spins future for synthetic silk

Later this year, outdoor-gear retailer North Face will offer its environmentally conscious shoppers at its outlet in Tokyo's…

Mobil to face court after oil spill

Fuel giant Mobil Oil New Zealand will appear in Tauranga District Court today after an oil spill which leached into the…

Frank Duffield: Natural gas can smooth transition

COMMENT: The Royal Society has called for urgent action in NZ on carbon emissions. But the transition to renewable energy…

Peter Whitmore: Emissions trading scheme needs meaningful overhaul
Peter Whitmore: Emissions trading scheme needs meaningful overhaul

COMMENT: The sooner we take action, the lower the cost will be and the less damage we will pass on to…

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