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24 May 2018 22:02
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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Environmental scientists search South Pacific islands for five rare bat species
     23 May 2018
    Reminiscent of a scientific expedition from a bygone era, a group of researchers goes island-hopping in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands on the hunt for rare bats and flying foxes, some which haven't been seen since 1907.
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    Manus Island fire forces 120 asylum seekers to relocate
    21 May: Immigration authorities in Papua New Guinea relocate 120 asylum seekers after a fire breaks out in their accommodation, as police investigate whether a resident started the blaze.... more
    It's been confirmed the Middlemore Hospital's Galbraith building is 'earthquake prone'
    21 May: It's been confirmed the Middlemore Hospital's Galbraith building is 'earthquake prone'... more
    The South Island could be in for a wild night according to the MetService
    20 May: The South Island could be in for a wild night according to the MetService... more
    The Government is considering an Earthquake Commission style fund...for biosecurity threats
    20 May: The Government is considering an Earthquake Commission style fund...for biosecurity threats... more
    Hurricanes coach believes All Blacks selectors will be loyal to players already capped at test level
    19 May: Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd believes the All Blacks selectors will be loyal to players already capped at test level - at the expense of several of his side's players... more
    The Hurricanes have snuck to a 38-34 Super Rugby win over the Reds in Wellington
    18 May: The Hurricanes have snuck to a 38-34 Super Rugby win over the Reds in Wellington... more
    Team preparing South Island for severe Alpine Fault quake releases videos to mark major milestone
    16 May: The team preparing the South Island for a severe Alpine Fault earthquake has released a video series to mark a major milestone... more
    A group of Christchurch earthquake claimants with insurer Southern Response have dropped their class action proceedings
    15 May: A group of Christchurch earthquake claimants with insurer Southern Response have dropped their class action proceedings... more
    The Earthquake Commission says the number of open claims it's working to settle is almost a thousand more than initially thought
    15 May: The Earthquake Commission says the number of open claims it's working to settle is almost a thousand more than initially thought... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     29 Apr: More than More than two thousand submissions received for Te Waikoropupu Springs conservation +++++++++++++++
     01 May: Recyclable waste stockpiles continue to grow  ++++++++++
     03 May: New effluent technology allows farmers to recycle water +++++++++
     30 Apr: Rain easing in Rotorua ++++++++
     30 Apr: Productivity Commission wants to turn waste into electricity ++++++++
     29 Apr: Emergency staff working throughout the night in Rotorua ++++++++
     29 Apr: Hobbiton movie set going green ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      24 May: Minister 'inclined towards' ban on plastic bags (RadioNZ)
      24 May: Comment: nostalgia is a trap that won't save the environment (NZ Herald)
      24 May: 1.7 million tourists in 12 months: can new zealand's environment handle it? (NZ Herald)
      24 May: Eugenie sage: recycle smart with bright new bins (voxy.co.nz)
      23 May: Local focus: 'ploggers' get fit and clean up the environment (NZ Herald)
      23 May: Are compostable bags actually helping the environment? (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 May: Trust doubts benefit of retailers' compost bag switch (RadioNZ)
      22 May: Solid as a rock: country community stands against quarry's creep (Stuff.co.nz)
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