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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    How did coronavirus start? Where did bats get the virus from and how did it spread to humans?
     9 April 2020
    It's clear this coronavirus came from wildlife, but we may never know the exact host species it directly jumped from into humans.
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    Testing is underway to confirm the presence of potentially toxic algae in some Tauranga waterways
    9 Apr: Testing is underway to confirm the presence of potentially toxic algae in some Tauranga waterways... more
    No surprises from a report into the failings at EQC.
    9 Apr: No surprises from a report into the failings at EQC.... more
    A shake this morning in Christchurch
    9 Apr: A shake this morning in Christchurch... more
    Two baby tuatara spotted in a South Island eco-sanctuary are possibly the first in hundreds of years
    8 Apr: Two baby tuatara spotted in a South Island eco-sanctuary are possibly the first in hundreds of years... more
    Southlanders lighting uncontrolled fires are earning the wrath of rural fire managers
    8 Apr: Southlanders lighting uncontrolled fires are earning the wrath of rural fire managers... more
    Fire crews have extinguished a massive scrub fire in Auckland's Mt Wellington
    8 Apr: Fire crews have extinguished a massive scrub fire in Auckland's Mt Wellington... more
    A farming company's been charged with releasing 180,000 litres of dairy effluent into a Hawkes Bay stream last year
    7 Apr: A farming company's been charged with releasing 180,000 litres of dairy effluent into a Hawkes Bay stream last year... more
    The hunt for hydroxyl radicals in Antarctica could reveal the secrets of our future climate
    7 Apr: Trapped deep under layers of solid Antarctic ice are air bubbles from before the industrial age holding clues to a climate riddle which could radically reshape our understanding of global warming.... more
    Watercare is urging people to think wisely before they turn their taps on
    7 Apr: Watercare is urging people to think wisely before they turn their taps on... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     11 Mar: A protected red billed gull in Kaikoura has been shot by what appears to be an arrow or crossbow bolt +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     29 Mar: A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the top of the South Island this morning ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     20 Mar: A Marlborough council will be chlorinating some drinking water - to stop the spread of Covid-19 ++++++++++++++++++++++
     24 Mar: Thousands of Kiwis hoping to get to the North Island on a ferry have clogged Picton streets +++++++++++++++++
     28 Mar: Fire crews in Wellington are working to put out a small fire at a primary school +++++++++++++
     29 Mar: A severe weather warning has been issued for the Kaikoura Coast and Canterbury Plains +++++++++++
     17 Mar: Coronavirus has evolved to spread. Here's how you can slow it down ++++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      8 Apr: Liam napier: how rugby's north versus south match should work (NZ Herald)
      7 Apr: Climate change: we're borrowing from our children, so let's make it count (Stuff.co.nz)
      3 Apr: Coronavirus: emergency services adapting to lockdown environment (Stuff.co.nz)
      2 Apr: Commissioners agree: awatarariki unsafe and residents must go (RadioNZ)
      1 Apr: Stranded in paradise: kiwi family in lockdown on luxury private island resort (Stuff.co.nz)
      31 Mar: Oil and gas ban lacked consultation - report (RadioNZ)
      30 Mar: Lockdown prompts extension of marlborough environment plan appeals (RadioNZ)
      25 Mar: Mammal study explains 'why females live longer' (BBCWorld)
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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's new charity is called Archewell 19:14

    Living & Travel:
    Air New Zealand's cabin crew members are facing massive cuts. 18:57

    International:
    Tonga braces for Cyclone Harold damage after destruction in Fiji and Vanuatu 18:57

    Entertainment:
    Camila, Duchess of Cornwall, missed "hugging" her grandchildren whilst in self-isolation 18:44

    Health & Safety:
    Clinical trials for a potential Covid-19 vaccine are under way in the United States 18:37

    International:
    Peaks of Himalayas visible from India for first time in decades as pollution drops amid lockdown 18:17

    Entertainment:
    Hilaria Baldwin is expecting her fifth child 18:14

    Law and Order:
    Three men have been arrested after armed robberies at two Dunedin petrol stations 18:07

    Health & Safety:
    Should we be wearing face masks in public during the coronavirus pandemic? Can a cloth mask protect you against COVID-19? 17:47

    Entertainment:
    Florence Pugh marked her "special person" Zach Braff's birthday with a special Instagram tribute 17:44

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