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

Sam Judd: Ban the bad bug killers
Sam Judd: Ban the bad bug killers

Every morning, I sweeten my coffee with a spoon of manuka honey and give silent thanks to the diligent…

Southern Alps snow, ice vanishing

A third of the permanent snow and ice on the Southern Alps has vanished in less than four decades, according to an analysis…

Minister defends money spent on oil and gas promotion

Energy Minister Simon Bridges is defending hundreds of thousands of taxpayers' money spent every year on oil and gas promotion…

Pangolin being eaten out of existence

The scaly anteater, which looks like an artichoke with legs and a tail, is being eaten out of existence as its tasty meat…

Ian Mackenzie: Green policy muddying water on purity
Ian Mackenzie: Green policy muddying water on purity

The National Policy Statement (NPS) for freshwater may not have razzmatazz, but it arose from that exercise…

Minister's legal threat over bully claim

Conservation Minister Nick Smith is considering legal action after he was accused of trying to stop advocacy group Fish…

Kiwis would pay to protect NZ's dolphins

New Zealanders want Maui’s and Hector’s dolphins protected, and are prepared to pay for it, according to a new report.

Pampas takes over

Many weeds attack our ecosystems but one which closely resembles the native toetoe is among the most insidious. Pampas…

As humans multiply, bugs decline and violence grows

As the number of humans on Earth has nearly doubled over the past four decades, the number of bugs, slugs, worms and crustaceans…

Earth survived solar storm near-miss
Earth survived solar storm near-miss

Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough…

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