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Temporary Road Closure First Step In Restoring Waipopo Wetland

Press Release – Land Information New Zealand

Toit Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand is working with Te Rnanga o Arowhenua and the Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) to restore the Waipopo wetland north of Timaru. In early December basalt boulders will be installed along the southern … Read more »

Climate Levy A Cash Grab Dressed Up As A Green Fig Leaf

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Auckland Councils climate levy is costly greenwashing when the Council should be focusing on getting homes built and keeping the sewage off the beach, says ACTs Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court. This is just a way for Mayor … Read more »

Little Pepper Tree Preschool Unveils Award Winning Mural In Rangiora

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Little Pepper Tree Preschool in Rangiora has unveiled their award-winning mural, titled Whiria Te Tangata’ as one of ten winners in this year’s Keep New Zealand Beautiful Resene Wall Worthy Competition. <img src=”” … Read more »

Another La Niña Impacts Temperatures And Precipitation – But Not Climate Change

Press Release – World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, 30 November 2021 (WMO) – La Nia has developed for the second consecutive year and is expected to last into early 2022, influencing temperatures and precipitation. Despite the cooling influence of this naturally occurring climate phenomenon, temperatures … Read more »

BRAZIL: New Images Show Beef Production Destroying Uncontacted Tribes’ Lands

Press Release – Survival International

New overflight photos have revealed that the land of one of the worlds most vulnerable uncontacted tribes is being illegally invaded and destroyed for beef production. The land invasion now underway is in flagrant violation of a 6-month Land Protection … Read more »

YY Nation Launches With The Lowest Carbon Footprint Sneaker In The World

Press Release – YY Nation

New Zero Carbon Sustainable Shoe Brand Now Available in New Zealand WELLINGTON, New Zealand – YY Nation , a new sustainable shoe brand from New Zealand, is launching here and in the U.S. with its eco-friendly Legacy Footwear Collection, which includes … Read more »

India Makes Bangladesh’s Part Of The Teesta River Into A Dead Canal!

Opinion – Hafizur Talukdar

It is India which is a very self-realist state in South Asia. Self-proclaimed as the world’s largest democracy, India has no respect for the rights of its neighbors. India knows only taking from others, doesnt know giving to others. For example, … Read more »

Council Emissions Bounce Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

A Hamilton City Council report has revealed that operational emissions have risen compared to 2020 a year that saw Covid-19 lockdowns cause a big drop in emissions. Councils emissions profile for 1 July 2020 30 June 2021 shows operational … Read more »

Waste Levy Fund Recipients Announced

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kpiti Coast District Council Grants Allocation Committee has awarded Waste Levy funds to 15 recipients across three categories. The grants support waste minimisation projects in the community, focusing on community projects, seed funding, and business … Read more »

New Funding Available To Support Otago Catchment Groups

Press Release – Otago Catchment Community Inc

Community-led catchment groups across Otago are being offered funding to support their work to improve land management practices. The Otago Catchment Community (OCC) has been allocated $545,000 by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) to expand … Read more »

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