Environment Headlines

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Ugly dumping bestowed on fish and game

Opinion – Martin Doyle

Never before in human history has anyone been so maligned for sticking up for clean water as the poor Fish and Game people who had the pleasure of meeting with Minister of Conservation Nick Smith. Read more »

National’s desperate oil drilling agenda exposed

Press Release – Green Party

A Wall Street Journal article exposing the Governments attempts to lure deep sea oil drillers to New Zealand shows National will stop at nothing to open up our coastlines to deep sea oil, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Levin landowners get behind native fish

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Over 1,000 native plants have been planted on the Mitchell property in Levin to protect and enhance native fish habitat under the Manawatu River Leaders Accord. Read more »

Regional council committed to coastal co-operation

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Regional council committed to Coromandel coastal co-operation Waikato Regional Council says it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, … Read more »

PQ 1. Ministers—Confidence

Press Release – Hansard

1. MinistersConfidence [Sitting date: 29 July 2014. Volume:700;Page:1. Text is subject to correction.] 1. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader – Green) to the Prime Minister : Does he have confidence in all his Ministers? Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): … Read more »

Peru’s Independence Day

Speech – United Nations

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of Peru as you celebrate your independence July 28. The United States has called Peru a friend since soon after Jos de San Martn crossed the Andes … Read more »

New Zealand criticised by Pacific Island leaders

Press Release – Green Party

New Zealand needs to listen to Pacific Island leaders when it comes to climate change action, said the Green Party today. Discontent with New Zealand and Australia is rife at the 2014 Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ summit which commenced today in Palau. Read more »

Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing – July 28, 2014

Speech – US Department Of State

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ASEAN and America: Partners for the Future

Speech – US Department Of State

Remarks Daniel R. Russel Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Commonwealth Club San Francisco, CA As Prepared for Delivery Read more »

Developing bioenergy without threatening food-security

Press Release – Food and Agriculture Organisation

Bangkok, Thailand : Pursuing sustainable bioenergy opportunities in Southeast Asia without threatening food security is not just possible but achievable, a UN and multi-agency sponsored workshop heard today. Read more »

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