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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How demand for health supplements is harming the environment
How demand for health supplements is harming the environment

Growing demand for omega-3 health supplements is leaving Antarctic waters short of krill, according…

video Gulf oil spill settlement reached with BP

$18.7B(US) Gulf Oil Spill Settlement Reached with BP.

video From divers to farmers: Growing veggies under the sea

In the homeland of pesto, a group of diving enthusiasts have come up with a way of growing basil beneath the sea that could…

Sam Judd: World war on water

Out of all the basic necessities for human life, surely water has to be the most important of them all. But despite how…

Scrapping of waste monitoring programme defended
Scrapping of waste monitoring programme defended

Environment Minister Nick Smith has rejected criticism his Government is putting the environment at…

Antarctica - our big icy threat

Scientists are watching the dramatic death throes of the huge Larsen B ice shelf in Antarctica, which is giving way after…

Herald on Sunday editorial: NZ should be doing its bit for the climate

Icy conditions throughout the country and floods in some districts have made it hard to worry about the rising temperature…

Editorial: Illegal taking of kereru likely to stir public anger

Poaching of the native wood pigeon is widespread, notably in Northland.

Medal-winner links eco values with economics

This year's Blake Medal winner has a talent for persuading us all that our natural environment is our biggest priority…

Tyre dumping situation 'as bad as ever'
Tyre dumping situation 'as bad as ever'

Tyres are being dumped secretly all over the country, poisoning the environment and wasting economic…

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