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

video California drought could doom endangered fish
California drought could doom endangered fish

California’s record drought is pushing the delta smelt and other endangered fish to the brink of extinction…

Peter Whitmore: The TPP and climate change

If we are going to continue down the TPP path then we need to have confidence that it is not taking us in the wrong direction…

Airline bans hunting trophies

Delta Air Lines says it will no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies for shipment.

We won't recognise glaciers

New Zealand's postcard glaciers will by 2100 bear little resemblance to how they appear today - and climate change will…

Fonterra fined $362k over pollution
Fonterra fined $362k over pollution

Fonterra says it sets itself high environmental standards despite being fined $362,000 in two separate…

The perplexing case of the SS Ventnor

Paul Charman argues that returning remains of miners to China should remain a possibility I've written my share of stories…

Kiwi scientists imagine NZ's future

Want to know what the weather's going to be doing in Christmas next year?

Alexander Gillespie: Endangered species and cultural traditions must be protected

In contemporary NZ, our collective impacts have resulted in 25 bird species, with populations of less than 250 individuals…

Sam Judd: How to reduce shark attacks

The other day, during the world surfing tour, social media exploded when three-time world champion surfer had an up close…

Onion exports drop on increased competition
Onion exports drop on increased competition

Germany is the largest export market for New Zealand onions, followed by Indonesia and Japan.

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