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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Climate change, battery boom threatens life on the 'roof of the world' — the Tibetan Plateau
     19 September 2018
    The very existence of Tibet's traditional nomads is under threat, as glaciers melt and grassland turns to desert. But that's not the only hazard — the tech industry's thirst for lithium is also causing concern.
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    The heavy rain is easing on Auckland's Great Barrier Island
    19 Sep: The heavy rain is easing on Auckland's Great Barrier Island... more
    Scientists fly into the eye of Hurricane Florence as it approaches US coast
    18 Sep: As one million people evacuate three US states ahead of Hurricane Florence, one group of scientists fly right into harm's way.... more
    People who've been without power in the Wakatipu Basin overnight are being thanked for their patience
    18 Sep: People who've been without power in the Wakatipu Basin overnight are being thanked for their patience... more
    Pretty much back to business-as-usual at Queenstown Airport
    18 Sep: Pretty much back to business-as-usual at Queenstown Airport, after the disruption from heavy snow... more
    Hurricane Florence: Pastor Matthew Drake rides jet ski to the rescue in flooded Jacksonville
    17 Sep: Jacksonville, North Carolina, is cut off by floodwaters and concerns are growing about supplies of food and fuel. But there's at least one bright spot: a local religious leader willing to ride to the rescue.... more
    While snow has caused road closures and power outages in the South Island .... it's been a boon for the central North Island
    17 Sep: While snow has caused road closures and power outages in the South Island .... it's been a boon for the central North Island... more
    There are problems getting the power back on to everyone in Wakatipu after heavy snowfalls
    17 Sep: There are problems getting the power back on to everyone in Wakatipu after heavy snowfalls... more
    West Australians may feel aftershocks from today's a 5.6 magnitude earthquake for days
    16 Sep: West Australians may feel aftershocks from today's a 5.6 magnitude earthquake for days... more
    Typhoon Mangkhut heads for China after passing Hong Kong, lashing the Philippines
    16 Sep: A super typhoon swirls past Hong Kong and barrels towards the Chinese coast after earlier lashing the Philippines and killing at least 29 people.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     29 Aug: Cambodian court details Australian filmmaker's contact with outlawed opposition party ++++++++++++++++++++
     24 Aug: DNA reveals ancient girl from Siberia had Neanderthal mother and Denisovan father ++++++++++++
     31 Aug: Fossil record points to 'major transformation' of Australian ecosystems in next 100 years ++++++++
     22 Aug: Christchurch earthquake minister pushing back on claims an insurance offer undermines the industry +++++
     20 Aug: Tornado strikes several houses in New Plymouth +++++
     02 Sep: Vector's switched the lights out for the Auckland suburb of Mount Albert +++++
     26 Aug: Lombok's tourist haven remains a scene of destruction following series of earthquakes +++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      19 Sep: Shh! introverts share travel survival secrets (NZ Herald)
      19 Sep: Samaranch approves beijing's environmental outlook for 2022 (NZ Herald)
      19 Sep: Samaranch approves beijing's environmental outlook for 2022 (NZ Herald)
      18 Sep: Ponting defends australian cricket culture (RadioNZ)
      18 Sep: Over 9000 new zealanders have their say on binning plastic bags (Stuff.co.nz)
      17 Sep: Federated farmers boss critical of environment southland (Stuff.co.nz)
      17 Sep: Post-brexit uk pm 'could change strategy' (BBCWorld)
      14 Sep: Court extends temporary injunction on 1080 poison drop in hunua ranges (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

    Business:
    The Commerce Commission has opened an investigation into Vodafone's "unlimited" mobile plan 15:27

    Entertainment:
    Marvin and Rochelle Humes will renew their wedding vows abroad 15:19

    Rugby League:
    Tonga coach Kristian Woolf has praised the players' commitment to the cause after naming a strong 29-man squad for next month's historic Test against the Kangaroos in Auckland 14:57

    Entertainment:
    Amber Rose thinks her engagement ring has been stolen 14:49

    Entertainment:
    Timbaland has accused a man who used to rent his mansion of stealing his mail 14:19

    Tennis:
    Auckland's ASB tennis Classic will reveal its first major men's signing this afternoon 14:17

    International:
    Woody Allen's wife Soon-Yi Previn breaks silence on pair's relationship as magazine defends article 14:07

    Environment:
    Climate change, battery boom threatens life on the 'roof of the world' — the Tibetan Plateau 14:07

    Living & Travel:
    A lotto Powerball player in Silverdale is still sitting on a 7.2 million dollar winning ticket 14:07

    Entertainment:
    Khloe Kardashian chose Kim Kardashian West to be her daughter True's godmother because she's "so secure in her life" 13:49

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