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7 unusual traits our native species have

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Kakapo, kiwi, Native animals, New Zealand animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Takahē, Unique animals  /  Comments Off on 7 unusual traits our native species have

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 7 unusual traits our native species have Isolated from the rest of the world on a little island in the Pacific, we New Zealanders sometimes do things differently from the rest of the world. This can be great (we pioneered the women’s vote and bungy […]

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La conferencia de la ONU sobre el cambio climático pone énfasis sobre la ambición | Press Releases | WWF

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on La conferencia de la ONU sobre el cambio climático pone énfasis sobre la ambición | Press Releases | WWF

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: La conferencia de la ONU sobre el cambio climático pone énfasis sobre la ambición | Press Releases | WWF Lou Leonard, Vicepresidente Senior de Cambio Climático y Energía, emitió la siguiente declaración en relación a la clausura de la conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre […]

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UN Climate Talks Put Strong Focus On Ambition | Press Releases | WWF

By   /  November 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on UN Climate Talks Put Strong Focus On Ambition | Press Releases | WWF

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: UN Climate Talks Put Strong Focus On Ambition | Press Releases | WWF In response to the close COP23 and commenting on the unprecedented coalition of American leaders who attended the talks, Lou Leonard, World Wildlife Fund (WWF)’s senior vice president of climate change and […]

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WWF and Green Climate Fund Join Forces to Accelerate Global Climate Action

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF and Green Climate Fund Join Forces to Accelerate Global Climate Action

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF and Green Climate Fund Join Forces to Accelerate Global Climate Action Bonn, Germany — The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) today formalized an agreement uniting the two organizations in efforts to develop and oversee large-scale climate adaptation and mitigation projects […]

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Get to know New Zealand better on a Great Ride

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Great Rides, New Zealand Government, NZ Cycle Trail, Public Sector, Recreation  /  Comments Off on Get to know New Zealand better on a Great Ride

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Get to know New Zealand better on a Great Ride By Sarah Bennett ‘Amazing landscapes’, ‘breathtaking scenery’ and ‘stunning vistas’ are all well and good, but this country deserves better than being judged on its looks alone. So why not saddle up this summer and […]

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Using Tech to Save the Oceans

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Using Tech to Save the Oceans

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Using Tech to Save the Oceans With the launch of a new web tool, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), TRAFFIC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are teaming up to fight one of the greatest threats to our oceans: illegal fishing. DETECT-IT, a new data analytics tool […]

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Hotel Industry Teams Up With World Wildlife Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation to Reduce Food Waste

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Hotel Industry Teams Up With World Wildlife Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation to Reduce Food Waste

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Hotel Industry Teams Up With World Wildlife Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation to Reduce Food Waste New York, New York – Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, unveil results from a set […]

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Big oil is destructive in more ways than one

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Big oil is destructive in more ways than one

Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Big oil is destructive in more ways than one This September I took my first trip to Russia to join the celebration of Greenpeace Russia’s 25 Year Anniversary. In big cities like Moscow, oil powered transport is a major source of pollution and greenhouse gases emissions. This […]

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When the earth moved: A year on since the Kaikōura quake

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, earthquake, Environment, Hutton's shearwaters, kaikoura, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand fur seal, New Zealand Government, Ohau Stream Walk, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on When the earth moved: A year on since the Kaikōura quake

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: When the earth moved: A year on since the Kaikōura quake Tomorrow marks a year since the earth moved in Kaikōura, causing significant damage to the local landscapes and affected some of our native wildlife. We’ve had a busy year managing the quake’s impact on […]

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Bhutan, WWF and Partners Announce Deal to Permanently Secure Bhutan’s Extensive Network of Protected Areas

By   /  November 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Bhutan, WWF and Partners Announce Deal to Permanently Secure Bhutan’s Extensive Network of Protected Areas

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Bhutan, WWF and Partners Announce Deal to Permanently Secure Bhutan’s Extensive Network of Protected Areas THIMPHU, BHUTAN: The Royal Government of Bhutan, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), donors and partners from around the world today announced their commitment to create a USD $43 million fund—the first […]

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New Kiwi Guardians medal for Māori Language Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sep17  /  Comments Off on New Kiwi Guardians medal for Māori Language Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New Kiwi Guardians medal for Māori Language Week Date:  12 September 2017 Nic Toki, DOC’s Threatened Species Ambassador says, “Toyota Kiwi Guardians is an education programme designed to get kids out into nature and foster a love for the environment.” Kids can go on mapped adventures […]

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Hawke’s Bay backyards to go greener this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Hawke’s Bay backyards to go greener this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Hawke’s Bay backyards to go greener this Conservation Week Date:  11 October 2017 Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and this year the DOC is trying to get people to convert their love of nature into action. “We know that the vast majority of New Zealanders […]

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Show your Wellington backyard some love this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Show your Wellington backyard some love this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Show your Wellington backyard some love this Conservation Week Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and the DOC is asking people to convert their love of nature into action. “New Zealanders love getting outdoors and enjoying nature – this Conservation Week is about making people […]

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Dog mauls seal – appeal for information

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Dog mauls seal – appeal for information

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Dog mauls seal – appeal for information Date:  11 October 2017 The dog, described as “large and tan-coloured”, was seen attacking a juvenile female New Zealand fur seal/kekeno after chasing it out of the sand dunes at around midday.   Seal attacked by dog on South […]

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Love your Auckland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your Auckland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your Auckland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week Date:  12 October 2017 People of all ages are encouraged to take a look in their back yard this Conservation Week to see how they can help protect and nurture our amazing and unique wildlife. […]

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Love your Rotorua backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your Rotorua backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your Rotorua backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week Date:  12 October 2017 Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and this year DOC is trying to get people to convert their love of nature into action. “We know that the vast majority of New […]

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More canine commandos enlisted for predator-free battle

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, predatorfree2050story2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on More canine commandos enlisted for predator-free battle

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: More canine commandos enlisted for predator-free battle An elite squad leading the fight to rid New Zealand of predators has received reinforcements today, with four puppies to join the Conservation Dogs Programme, thanks to major partner Kiwibank.  The new Border Terrier-cross pups will undergo specialist […]

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Love your Southland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Love your Southland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Love your Southland backyard and make a difference this Conservation Week Date:  13 October 2017 Conservation Week runs from 14-22 October and this year the DOC is trying to get people to convert their love of nature into action.  “It’s no surprise New Zealanders love our […]

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DOC upgrading tracks to help prevent spread of kauri dieback

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC upgrading tracks to help prevent spread of kauri dieback

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC upgrading tracks to help prevent spread of kauri dieback Date:  13 October 2017 The Whenuakite Track near Tairua will be closed for approximately 5 weeks from 16 October 2017. These tracks will be closed  for approximately six weeks from early November 2017 (weather permitting): Coromandel Walkway […]

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Show your Nelson backyard some love this Conservation Week

By   /  November 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Show your Nelson backyard some love this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Show your Nelson backyard some love this Conservation Week The event showcases the special places and amazing wildlife in our backyard and it’s on from 10 am to 2 pm at Branford Park in the Maitai Valley. There will be exciting activities for all ages […]

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