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Sustaining the sea

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Sustaining the sea

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sustaining the sea We examine how the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge plans to enhance the use of marine resources within biological constraints. A report from the Ministry for the Environment in October 2016 found that most of […]

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Sustaining the sea | NIWA

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Sustaining the sea | NIWA

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Sustaining the sea | NIWA We examine how the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge plans to enhance the use of marine resources within biological constraints. A report from the Ministry for the Environment in October 2016 found that most […]

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NIWA research vessel surveying fish in Tasman and Golden Bays

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA research vessel surveying fish in Tasman and Golden Bays

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA research vessel surveying fish in Tasman and Golden Bays Boaties in Tasman and Golden Bays are likely to notice a larger than usual vessel working close to shore over the next few days. It’s NIWA’s research vessel Kaharoa, […]

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Muddy sinks | NIWA

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Muddy sinks | NIWA

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Muddy sinks | NIWA New Zealand’s mangrove swamps and coastal marshes may be particularly adept at absorbing and storing the carbon we emit. One of the newest fields of climate change studies is into what is being called “Blue […]

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Wasp biocontrol update 10 | News snippets

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Agriculture, Environment, Landcare Research, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Wasp biocontrol update 10 | News snippets

MIL OSI – Source: Landcare Research – Release/Statement Headline: Wasp biocontrol update 10 | News snippets Home» About Us » News & events » News snippets » Wasp biocontrol update 10 Published: 22 March 2017 – by Ronny Groenteman Sphecophaga male in quarantine at Lincoln.” readability=”1″> Sphecophaga male in quarantine at Lincoln. ” data-copyright=” Image […]

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Musicians Go “Live” in Global Rally to Fight Climate Change

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Musicians Go “Live” in Global Rally to Fight Climate Change

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Musicians Go “Live” in Global Rally to Fight Climate Change This Saturday, World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour will sweep across the globe as skylines from Sydney to San Francisco go dark as a symbolic call for urgent action in the fight against climate change. As […]

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Arctic Sea Ice Hits Another Record Low

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Arctic Sea Ice Hits Another Record Low

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Arctic Sea Ice Hits Another Record Low Date March 22, 2017 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to today’s announcement from the National Snow and Ice Data Center on the lowest Arctic sea ice maximum on record, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement […]

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Photo of the week: Fur seal pup at Cape Palliser

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Cape Palliser, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kekeno, Native animals, New Zealand fur seal, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Public Sector, Wairarapa  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Fur seal pup at Cape Palliser

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Fur seal pup at Cape Palliser Visit Cape Palliser in the Wairarapa this time of year and the New Zealand fur seal/kekeno pups are sure to be performing their underwater acrobatics in rock pools or having a snooze in the sun. Today’s photo […]

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World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: World Wildlife Fund, American Hotel & Lodging Association and The Rockefeller Foundation Bring Hotel Brands Together to Prevent Hotel Food Waste World Wildlife Fund (WWF), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), today launched a series of pilot […]

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Building-specific seismic resilience assessment frameworks considering content sliding and injury

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Building-specific seismic resilience assessment frameworks considering content sliding and injury

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Building-specific seismic resilience assessment frameworks considering content sliding and injury Trevor Zhiqing Yeow (supervised by Greg MacRae) University of Canterbury (EQC funded project 14/U685) A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy was accepted as […]

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Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe 20 March 2016 ​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking submissions on proposals to update rules and controls relating to safe use and management of a range of agricultural chemicals. The proposals are part of the […]

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OECD environment report welcomed

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on OECD environment report welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: OECD environment report welcomed The Government has welcomed today’s release of the OECD 2017 Environment Performance Review, saying it highlights New Zealand’s green credentials and the strong progress we have made over the past decade, as well as the challenges we need to address, Environment […]

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We may not understand them, but we can help when whales strand

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, farewell spit, Marine, New Zealand Government, Project Jonah, Public Sector, whale stranding  /  Comments Off on We may not understand them, but we can help when whales strand

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: We may not understand them, but we can help when whales strand By Clare Moore, Community Ranger. One of New Zealand’s largest ever pilot whale strandings took place last month at Farewell Spit. About 200 pilot whales died but DOC, Project Jonah, tangata whenua and many volunteers […]

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Hiatus to end soon

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Climate Change, Environment, Gareth Renowden, Hot Topic, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Region, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Hiatus to end soon

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Hot Topic – By Gareth Renowden – Analysis published with permission of Hot-Topic.co.nz Headline: Hiatus to end soon It’s three months since Jim Renwick’s demolition of Guy McPherson’s enthusiastic doom-mongering, and I have been remiss in not following up with more topical observations. It’s not as though there’s any […]

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Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research 20 March 2017 Poor management practices or misinformation mean farmers are failing to maximise profitability from fodder beet crops. The expansion of the dairy sector has led to increased demand for specialist forage […]

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Environmental Educational Expo at Auckland Botanic Gardens

Published By   /  March 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Environment, Events, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Environmental Educational Expo at Auckland Botanic Gardens

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – Release/Statement Headline: Environmental Educational Expo at Auckland Botanic Gardens (PR.co.nz) Many wonderful activities await Auckland families at this educational event: hang out with your favourite Sticky TV presenters; navigate a bush walk to discover native bugs with Rudd Kleinpaste; plant seedlings in recycled materials; learn how to […]

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Audio: Kiwis Against Seabed Mining Claim Bias Among Environmental Protection Officials

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Audio, Editor's Picks, Environment, Environment Protection Agency, Environmental activism, EPA, Evening Report, KASM, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining, MIL NZ OSI, seabed mining, TTR, Webcasts  /  Comments Off on Audio: Kiwis Against Seabed Mining Claim Bias Among Environmental Protection Officials

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Kiwis Against Seabed Mining Claim Bias At The EPA Hearings – Interview by Raglan Community Radio. https://archive.org/download/JuneKASMBiasAtTheEPAHearings170317/June%20KASM%20-%20Bias%20at%20the%20EPA%20Hearings%20170317.mp3Interview: March 17, 2017. Synopsis: There has been a series of decisions made at the Environmental Protection Agency that appear to make life hard for opponents of seabed mining. There are also claims from those […]

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WWF Statement on President Trump’s Foreign Assistance Budget

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on President Trump’s Foreign Assistance Budget

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on President Trump’s Foreign Assistance Budget Date March 16, 2017 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to significant foreign assistance funding reductions proposed in the President’s FY2018 budget request, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from president and CEO […]

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Hotspot Watch for 16 March 2017

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Hotspot Watch for 16 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Hotspot Watch for 16 March 2017 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.  Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent hotspot […]

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NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Craig Kirk, Delta Insurance, Environment, environmental risk, Insurance, liability, Make Lemonade Media, Make Lemonade NZ, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, pollution, Press Release, Press Release Service, risk, rma  /  Comments Off on NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

MIL OSI – Auckland – The increase in environmental pollution and contamination incidents in New Zealand means businesses are increasingly vulnerable to the potentially high financial cost of such events, a leading insurance expert says. Delta Insurance general manager Craig Kirk says various combinations of traditional liability policies, albeit each coming with their own exclusions, […]

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