Environment Headlines

Targets Progress Report 2015 Released for Discussion

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

The Canterbury Water Management Strategy Targets Progress Report 2015 has been released by Environment Canterbury. Read more »

ARANZ Geo launches insider’s guide to 3D implicit modelling

Press Release – ARANZ

CHRISTCHURCH, 5 August 2015 ARANZ Geo Limited, a 3D modelling pioneer and world leader in the interpretation and visualisation of geological data, has launched www.implicit-modelling.com , an insiders guide to 3D implicit modelling. The website shares world leading … Read more »

Horizons monitoring river levels

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council operations and emergency management staff are keeping an eye on river levels with the Metservice forecasting rain for much of the region overnight. Read more »

Rena Recovery Plan helps restore mauri

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

The $2.4m government funded Rena Recovery Plan has now been completed. Through the Plan, iwi representatives worked alongside government agencies and research providers to deliver on a set of environmental and cultural restoration and research projects, … Read more »

Russia lays claim to North Pole, Greenpeace reacts

Press Release – Greenpeace

Moscow, 4 August, 2014 Reacting to news that Russia has submitted a claim to the seabed around the North Pole [1], Greenpeace Russia Arctic campaigner Vladimir Chuprov said: Read more »

Deliberate discharges ‘staggering’

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Deliberate discharges staggering A farmer has been convicted and fined $72,750 for deliberately discharging dairy effluent into farm drains that flow to the Tairua River on the Coromandel Peninsula. Peter Craig Darrah was convicted and sentenced … Read more »

Getting Uber Excited About Electric Vehicles

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

To celebrate the Smart Transport Forum being held on the 6th of August, Leading the Charge and Uber joined forces this week to give members of the Sustainable Business Network the opportunity to experience the thrill of riding in an electric vehicle. Read more »

Foresters to discuss a better future

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Forestry

Over 100 forest sector stakeholders are gathering in Wellington next week to discuss developing a national forest policy. They want the policy to be accepted and used by the forestry sector and for it to guide the Governments thinking on forestry. Read more »

Solid Energy a stranded asset – Coal Action Network

Press Release – Coal Action Network

Solid Energy is a stranded asset and the sooner the Government and the Labour Party realise this, the faster New Zealand can start seriously discussing a Just Transition away from fossil fuels, Coal Action Network Aotearoa said today. Several commentators … Read more »

Volcanic bacteria take minimalist approach to survival

Press Release – Otago University

New research by scientists at the University of Otago and GNS Science is helping to solve the puzzle of how bacteria are able to live in nutrient-starved environments. It is well-established that the majority of bacteria in soil ecosystems live in dormant … Read more »

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