Published: 03 Feb 2016 8:06am
The Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce launched the “Our Land and Water” National Science Challenge in Wellington on 26th January.
Published: 08 Jul 2015 9:58am
The Government will take a highly conditional pledge to cut New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to 11 per cent below 1990 levels — and therefore about 28 per cent from current levels — to the Paris climate conference in December.
Published: 08 Jul 2015 9:53am
Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced the reappointment of Dr Kevin Thompson as deputy chair of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board and the appointment two new members, Dayle Hunia and Geoffrey Thompson, to the board.
Published: 08 Jul 2015 9:50am
Six forward-thinking, passionate young people have been selected to represent New Zealand at a summit focused on solving one of the world's most important issues — how to feed a growing population.
Published: 08 Jul 2015 9:42am
For the first time, what goes on underneath Southland has been revealed. And scientists are excited.
Published: 08 Jul 2015 9:10am
A leading freshwater scientist has applauded the addition of water quantity data to the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) environmental website.
Published: 01 Jul 2015 7:32am
More measures are needed to stop the degradation of New Zealand's lakes and rivers, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment said today.
Published: 01 Jul 2015 7:05am
A website, launced by Waikato University and the New Zealand Society of Soil Science, is designed to promote the public understanding and appreciation of soils and to celebrate the International Year of Soils.
Published: 01 Jul 2015 6:53am
Waikato Regional Council’s efforts to manage erosion on vulnerable west coast farm land, as well as prevent sediment getting into waterways, have been given a major boost through $630,000 worth of new central Government funding.
The effect of land use on slope failure and sediment generation in the Coromandel region of New Zealand following a major storm in 1995
Published: 01 Jul 2015 6:48am
Part of the Coromandel region (North Island, New Zealand) was subjected to a severe storm in March 1995. Analysis of relevant data provides a valuable opportunity to assess the type, extent, distribution and sediment generation rates by slope failures associated with steep-land forests and harvest practice.