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MARKET LATEST: NZUs $17.15

Friday - Spot NZUs opened today at $17.10 bid and $17.20 offered, after last fixing at $17.15.
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Nathan Guy

Government agrees dairying can't keep growing

Friday - The Government is publicly acknowledging that the dairy industry is running into environmental limits.

FACE THE FACTS: The Government has done little

Ralph Sims

Friday - Two major reports on climate change – one on the likely impacts on New Zealand, the other on ways the country can cut emissions – were released a year ago by the country’s top scientific body, the...

Put your mattress to bed and help save the planet

Friday - A mattress-recycling scheme in Auckland could divert more than 8000 tonnes of waste a year and save $14.5 million.

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Is deep sea mining worth the risk?

Friday - Scientists have discovered massive amounts of a rare metal called tellurium, a key element in cutting-edge solar technology.

Deep in the forest, there are trees giving off methane

Friday - Scientists have long been aware of a forest’s ability to absorb carbon, but a new US study has discovered trees that emit methane.

American climate refugees likely to flee inland

Friday - The population of inland American cities will alter drastically if predictions of dramatic sea level rises by 2100 are correct, a new report suggests.

Bangladesh ... a climate tragedy waiting to happen

Friday - A three-foot rise in sea level would submerge almost 20 per cent of Bangladesh and displace more than 30 million people - and the actual rise by 2100 could be significantly more.

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Forestry News

Deadline looms for forest planting grants

Thursday - Applications for the latest round of the Government’s Afforestation Grants...

Native forests have potential to earn millions

Wednesday - Landowners with 10,000 hectares of native forest could earn $1.5 million a year...

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Energy

IT'S OFFICIAL: Our water quality is getting worse

Thursday - Water quality in New Zealand’s rivers is getting worse, says an official...

Energy Star rating loses its twinkle

21 Apr 17 - The Government is scrapping the Energy Star rating on home appliances.

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Youth hostels reach sustainable milestone

24 Nov 16 - YHA New Zealand is the first accommodation network in the world be certified by...

Sharp's green efforts pay dividend

24 Nov 16 - Sharp Corporation’s efforts to responsibly manage the environmental effects of...

Business network wins sustainability award

10 Oct 16 - The Sustainable Business Network has won the Sustainability Support category in...

Children's sunscreen fails tests

22 Sep 16 - Makers of a children’s sunscreen marketed as “organic” have been warned by the...

Child labour not for us, says Karen Walker

Karen Walker

12 Aug 16 - Kiwi clothing designer Karen Walker has certified that none of its garments are...

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