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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    The baby trade torturing orangutans to extinction
     22 January 2018
    A former orangutan smuggler shares the secrets of how gangs are slaughtering the great apes to steal their babies to sell as pets or status symbols, pushing an endangered species closer to the brink.
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    Campers use wilderness as 'a giant toilet'
    22 Jan: Queenstown locals are upset freedom campers are overpopulating reserves and using the wilderness as "a giant toilet".... more
    Aftershocks normal seven years after quake
    22 Jan: The seismic activity around Christchurch has seen 20,000 earthquakes in the region over the past seven years.... more
    Track upgrades finished in kauri forests
    21 Jan: Authorities have completed walking track upgrades in kauri forests throughout Hauraki, Coromandel and Tauranga to try to prevent further spread of dieback.... more
    Buying habits easy way to reduce waste
    20 Jan: One rubbish-free couple says reducing New Zealand's waste is as easy as changing small consumer habits and getting a compost bin.... more
    Canadian artist carves car out of snow so realistic it fools Montreal police
    19 Jan: Police in Canada investigate an illegally parked car and discover a prank sculpture made out of snow instead.... more
    DOC joins Westport mine consent appeal
    19 Jan: The Department of Conservation has joined appeal proceedings against a council decision to grant resource consent for an open-cast coal mine near Westport.... more
    Ferries cancelled as downpour hits north
    18 Jan: MetService is warning the North Island could be in for a downpour on Thursday with Auckland Transport cancelling Gulf Harbour crossings.... more
    Parents told to forget phones at the pool
    18 Jan: Parents and guardians are being urged to forget about looking at their mobile phones at the swimming pool but to watch the children in their care.... more
    Many Kiwis have no water plan in place
    17 Jan: A national survey has shown many New Zealanders are not ready should their water supply be cut off.... more

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     05 Jan: King tide awaited after damaging storm ++++++++++++++++++
     09 Jan: It is so cold in the United States right now that sharks are dying and turtles are cold-stunned ++++++++++++++++
     27 Dec: Another holiday quake for central country ++++++++++++++
     13 Jan: Thunderstorms in lower North Island +++++++++++++
     14 Jan: Record high temperature in Invercargill ++++++++++++
     09 Jan: Kaikoura seabed to be re-mapped +++++++++++
     12 Jan: Wild weather forces dozen out of homes +++++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      21 Jan: E-waste a 'priority issue' promises associate environment minister eugenie sage (
      19 Jan: Open office plans make you miserable, say scientists (NZ Herald)
      19 Jan: Time to turnaround new zealand's rubbish record on waste - sage (
      17 Jan: Fresh start for water quality standards (
      17 Jan: Bathurst's coalgate mine avoids abatement notice - for now (
      17 Jan: 50 questions about the environment: our oceans (NZ Herald)
      15 Jan: The big read: climate change – the best and worst for nz (NZ Herald)
      13 Jan: Greece insists on environmental fines on gold mining firm (NZ Herald)
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