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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Methane emissions are probably much higher than we thought and that could be a good thing
     20 February 2020
    Research using Greenland ice cores has found that humans are responsible for much more methane than previously estimated, but the short lifespan of methane means swift action could yield swift results.
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    A new study shows earthquakes have a serious impact on sperm whales' ability to find food
    20 Feb: A new study shows earthquakes have a serious impact on sperm whales' ability to find food... more
    Every child's future under threat from climate change and poor health, major report warns
    20 Feb: Climate and commercial threats are jeopardising the future of every child around the world, a major international report warns.... more
    The Christchurch Arts Centre appears to have been caught out by the recent water restrictions
    19 Feb: The Christchurch Arts Centre appears to have been caught out by the recent water restrictions... more
    Germany is shutting down its coal industry for good, so far without sacking a single worker
    19 Feb: Germany is doing what Australia says it can't — shutting down every coal mine and coal-fired power plant in the country. But there's a cost.... more
    The Government's allocating up to two-million-dollars to help parts of drought-stricken Northland
    18 Feb: The Government's allocating up to two-million-dollars to help parts of drought-stricken Northland... more
    Southland's state of emergency will be lifted this afternoon
    18 Feb: Southland's state of emergency will be lifted this afternoon... more
    A world first -- as New Zealand successfully eradicates the pea weevil
    17 Feb: A world first -- as New Zealand successfully eradicates the pea weevil... more
    MetService has cranked up the urgency of its message to the South Island
    16 Feb: MetService has cranked up the urgency of its message to the South Island... more
    Southern parts of the South Island are in for another wet spell, from the remnants of Cyclone Uesi
    16 Feb: Southern parts of the South Island are in for another wet spell, from the remnants of Cyclone Uesi... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     03 Feb: Heavy rain has cut power and roads in South Westland - and there's more rain to come ++++++++++++++++++++
     01 Feb: More Nelson reserves may be closed in the coming weeks - if the weather stays hot and dry ++++++++++++++++++++
     03 Feb: Heavy rain's still affecting the West Coast with more on the way throughout the day +++++++++++++++++
     11 Feb: More Nelson reserves are being closed in response to the hot, dry weather +++++++++
     26 Jan: A magnitude 5.4 earthquake off the coast of Paraparaumu has broken a GeoNet record for the most "felt reports" the agency has ever received +++++++
     19 Feb: Germany is shutting down its coal industry for good, so far without sacking a single worker +++++
     02 Feb: How Molly and John Chester quit their city life and built a farm from scratch +++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      20 Feb: Southland ballance farm finalists announced (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Feb: Crown drops charges against auckland father after death of infant son (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Feb: Bus patronage decreasing as environment canterbury moots 9.8 per cent rates rise (Stuff.co.nz)
      18 Feb: Is it time to start charging freedom campers?: 'there is always going to be a cost' (Stuff.co.nz)
      17 Feb: Human compost funerals 'better for environment' (BBCWorld)
      17 Feb: Climate subsidies not 'environmentally defensible', environment commissioner says (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Feb: Manawatu gorge replacement road hearing to go straight to environment court (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Feb: Marlborough business owners champing at the bit over bridge completion (Stuff.co.nz)
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