Conservation organisation Forest & Bird has uncovered Government plans to allow mining in 7000 hectares of high-value conservation land in the West Coast’s Paparoa National Park, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel Peninsula.
Imagine a swimming pool complete with aquatic plants, beneficial insects and a filtration system – just as Mother Nature intended it. Imported European technology and expertise finally makes these natural wonders possible in New Zealand, writes Lorri Lesiak Natural swimming pools, or ponds, are not new. Every Kiwi kid could probably tell a happy childhood tale of frolicking in a […]
The met service has reported that we had the warmest August ever since records began with about 1.5 degrees above average, which does not seem a much on those odd cold days, but for a lot of insect pests it means an early arrival. A good hard, cold winter takes its toll on insect populations […]
Auckland, New Zealand, 31 August 2009 – The National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) and IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a multi-million dollar partnership where NIWA will purchase one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers for use in environmental forecasting.
Sunlight brightens the paved streets and historic buildings of Havana, Cuba, bouncing off the tents of vendors and the tin drums of a street band. Once stricken by poverty and inequality, the city has slowly blossomed as a result of the bustling enterprise of urban agriculture. Between buildings and behind street walls, in every green […]
Denmark is truckloads of waste ahead of New Zealand when it comes to recycling. When you visit a typical recycling depot in Denmark it can be difficult to know where to back in the trailer. After all there’s the not just the sections for paper or glass, but rows of options like for gib-board, electronic […]
Potential to slash world greenhouse gas emissions The first significant change in internal pump design has been patented by New Fluid Technologies and will be on display at the SPLASH! New Zealand Trade Show on July 29 and July 30 at the Auckland Hilton. This global launch will showcase a pump using an entirely new […]