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How nature shapes health around the world

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Health, Healthy nature healthy people, KB, Mental Health, mental health awareness, nature, New Zealand Government, Partnerships, Public Sector, Stephen O'Dea award  /  Comments Off on How nature shapes health around the world

Source: Department of Conservation Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 8-14 October. Healthy Nature Healthy People Co-ordinator Helen Gillespie spent time earlier this year discovering how countries around the world are enabling their people to let nature in. Helen was the recipient of the 2017 Stephen O’Dea award which provides professional development opportunities to staff in […]

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100 ways kids can get involved in nature

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Adventure, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kids, medals, National parks, nature, New Zealand Government, outdoors, Partnerships, Public Sector, Regions, sites, Toyota Kiwi Guardians, Walking/hiking/tramping  /  Comments Off on 100 ways kids can get involved in nature

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 100 ways kids can get involved in nature Getting children outdoors with friends and family is an easy, cheap and fun way to grow healthy and happy kids. Simple idea, right? But in the age of technology and social media, maybe not. Forget millennials, today’s […]

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How academic researchers are opening online access and ousting profiteers

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Academic collaboration, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Global, IKAT, Independent media, Indonesia, Journals, Language, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, nature, New Zealand, Pacific Journalism Review, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Publishing, Reports  /  Comments Off on How academic researchers are opening online access and ousting profiteers

Journalist Duncan Graham talking to IKAT co-editor Dr Vissia Ita Yulianto and Professor David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review, about the academic journal publishing industry in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, last month. Image: Del Abcede/PMC By Duncan Graham in Malang, East Java The academic world is supposed to be a bright-lit landscape of independent research pushing […]

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Conservation Week: Exploring the Oparara Basin with my son

By   /  September 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Family, Green Party, mojo, Mojo Mathers, nature, Opposition News, Politics, river, snail, The Issues, water, whanau  /  Comments Off on Conservation Week: Exploring the Oparara Basin with my son

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Conservation Week: Exploring the Oparara Basin with my son This week is Conservation Week. The overarching theme for Conservation Week is ‘Healthy Nature Healthy People’. It encourages people to become aware of the link between a healthy natural environment and their own health. We all benefit from conservation, so we all must play a […]

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