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New Zealand Environmental Science Snippets
DairyNZ boosts spend on environmental science
DairyNZ has announced it will spend $11 million this financial year - up from $6.7 million the year before - to meet its obligations under the Sustainable Dairying Water Accord. More…
Is This the Most Anti-Science, Anti-Environmental TV Ad Ever?
Here is how Toys "R" Us apparently sees the world, and wants our children to see it. More...
Govt to end water quality bickering with national standards
By Pattrick Smellie
The (New Zealand) government is hailing as a breakthrough national agreement among water scientists on benchmarks to dictate new bottom lines for freshwater quality across New Zealand.
Environment and Agriculture Ministers Amy Adams and Nathan Guy released proposals to update the two-year-old National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management, including quantifiable benchmarks for a range of measures of freshwater health. More...