From milk and merino to wine and tourism, a new book talks about how New Zealanders are transforming how we make a living off our land. The New Biological Economy is the second book that has come out of a project funded by the Marsden Fund in 2009. The first book Biological Economies: Experimentation and the politics of agri-food frontiers (Routledge Hardback 2016, paperback 2018) had a more academic focus but this one is written for a public audience. It poses some key questions: Do dairy and tourism have a sustainable future? Can the primary industries keep growing without destroying…
At the recent International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting, governments highlighted the plight of Māui dolphins, expressed concern over their lack of protection, and called on New Zealand to do more.
New Zealand’s largest waste and environmental services provider, Waste Management NZ, has launched its inaugural sustainability strategy, For Future Generations, which sets out the its sustainability goals.
Wellington researcher Dr Michael Jackson is a step closer to seeing his innovative, sustained-release rat lure products on the global pest control market, with assistance from the KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Programme.
02 Nov: 0830 | A new report released today by an independent Urban Water Working Group is a great step toward integrating urban and infrastructure design with improvements in environmental, social and cultural wellbeing, said the Associate Minister for the Environment, Hon Nanaia Mahuta.