June 13th, 2024

Environment

4 weeks ago

Global renewables reach new milestone, generating 30% of electricity in 2023

2023 marked a significant turning point in global electricity production, with renewable energy sources—principally solar and wind—contributing an unprecedented 30% to the global electricity...

1 month ago

Detailed NIWA study reveals impact of Cyclone Gabrielle on New Zealand's marine ecosystems

A comprehensive study conducted by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) for Fisheries New Zealand has mapped the extensive impacts...

1 month ago

New Zealand completes its largest subantarctic marine research season

New Zealand's Department of Conservation (DOC) has successfully concluded what is described as the largest marine field season in the subantarctic region, involving extensive...

1 month ago

Study links top global brands directly to increasing plastic pollution

In a groundbreaking study published on April 24 researchers have exposed the significant role major global brands play in contributing to plastic pollution....

1 month ago

New Zealand launches first hydrogen refuelling station network

New Zealand's Energy Minister, Simeon Brown, on Tuesday heralded the launch of the country's inaugural network of hydrogen refuelling stations located in Wiri, a...

1 month ago

Environmental concerns at the forefront as New Zealand debates significant RMA reforms

The New Zealand government's announcement of forthcoming amendments to the Resource Management Act (RMA), aimed at reducing regulatory burdens and fostering economic development, has...

1 month ago

Global coral bleaching hits unprecedented levels, NOAA reports

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have confirmed that the world is currently facing the fourth global coral bleaching event...