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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    NZer leads global invasive species project
     24 January 2018
    An Auckland University researcher has led an international collaboration to compile the first worldwide register of invasive species.
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    Famous Wanaka willow harmed by climbers
    24 Jan: Wanaka's famous willow tree is a popular photo stop for tourists, but those climbing on the tree to get the perfect photo are actually harming it.... more
    Magnitude-6.1 earthquake shakes Indonesia, leaves dozens injured
    24 Jan: Homes and buildings collapse and dozens of people are injured when a magnitude-6.1 earthquake hits Indonesia.... more
    Bacteria warning for Kapiti swimmers
    24 Jan: Kapiti Coast swimmers have been advised to steer clear of river and stream mouths when at the beach because of at-times higher than usual bacteria levels.... more
    Otago albatross colony has new celebrity
    24 Jan: A royal albatross chick is set to become the next internet star out of the breeding colony on Otago Peninsula as its early life is tracked by webcam.... more
    North Island highway closed by flooding
    23 Jan: A section of State Highway 46 in the central North Island has been closed by flooding, which also forced seven people to evacuate from a nearby house.... more
    Contamination risk for Christchurch wells
    23 Jan: Several underground wells across Christchurch will be upgraded after an assessment found the wells could be at risk of contamination.... more
    The baby trade torturing orangutans to extinction
    22 Jan: 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.... more
    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

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     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 ++++++++++++++++
     13 Jan: Thunderstorms in lower North Island +++++++++++++++
     27 Dec: Another holiday quake for central country ++++++++++++++
     09 Jan: Kaikoura seabed to be re-mapped +++++++++++++
     12 Jan: Wild weather forces dozen out of homes +++++++++++++
     11 Jan: Firefighters battle Christchurch blaze ++++++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      23 Jan: Can a zebra crossing change its stripes? (CNN)
      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)
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