An innovative biological treatment to overcome antibiotic resistance, a pioneering technique to create environmentally friendly, near-zero waste processes in the galvanising industry, and a diagnostic test to save mother and baby from life-threatening pre-eclampsia are among the winners in this year’s University of Canterbury (UC) Innovation Jumpstart competition.
A plastic washing-up liquid bottle dating back at least 47 years has washed up on a British beach, prompting calls for action to combat the “modern-day scourge” of man-made waste reports Alice Cuddy for EuroNews.
WWF-New Zealand says that today’s new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on the science of keeping average global warming below 1.5°C shows both the real challenges we face and the opportunities we have to unlock a safe climate future.
DOC’s proposal to kill 17,500 Himalayan tahr over the next 10 months is rushed, based on slender evidence, and could spell the demise of a unique and valuable trophy herd, says NZ Deerstalkers’ Association spokesman Bill O’Leary.
The Department of Conservation is taking safety tips from one of the world’s biggest mining companies, while spending millions on Australian consultants with strong links to the industry. David Williams reports for Newsroom