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World’s great forests could lose half of all wildlife

Thursday - The world’s greatest forests could lose more than half of their plant species by the end of the century unless nations ramp up efforts to tackle climate change, says a new report.

What is biodiversity and why does it matter?

Wednesday - The air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat all rely on biodiversity, but right now it is in crisis – because of us.

Climate change is a disaster foretold (just like World War I)

Tuesday - The warnings about an unfolding climate catastrophe are getting more desperate, yet the march to destruction continues.

Demand for rare metals brings new risks

12 Mar 18 - The increasing global demand for rare earth metals is bringing new risks.

Central banks threat to green energy boom

9 Mar 18 - Central banks are emerging as a bigger threat to the green-energy revolution than Donald Trump.

Women coming off second best in the world of climate change

9 Mar 18 - Women are more likely than men to be affected by climate change, new studies show.

Fiji's climate talks presidency turns messy

8 Mar 18 - Fiji's Nazhat Shameem Khan has been removed from her role in the UN climate talks presidency after what observers say was a protracted power struggle with Australian and European advisers.

We must cut down on meat, says Greenpeace

8 Mar 18 - The world needs to cut the production and consumption of meat in half by 2050 in order to meet the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, a new Greenpeace report says.

Bloomberg has new climate job at the UN

8 Mar 18 - Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has landed a new job as UN special envoy for climate change.

Life after plastic? We have inventions out there that promise a cleaner world

7 Mar 18 - As the backlash against plastic waste grows, industry is replacing and redesigning single-use products, from recyclable bottles to biodegradable film.

Sustainable eating will remain a minefield

7 Mar 18 - Millions of people probably feel confused, conflicted or downright overwhelmed by their eatging habits.

Paris aside, the health benefits are huge

6 Mar 18 - Health savings from cutting greenhouse gas emissions outweigh the cost of implementing the Paris Agreement, scientists say.

BRANCHING OUT: When Lego says green, it means green

6 Mar 18 - Fans of Lego can rest assured that when they come to use tree, leaf or bush pieces they will now more closely resemble the real thing.

Only one country to blame if Paris deal fails

5 Mar 18 - The Paris Agreement’s challenges should not be painted as a collective global failure: the US, with its malignant politics, is the only country that truly matters.

Climate change fallout no quick threat, says Chevron

5 Mar 18 - Climate change is critical to future energy markets but its effect on Chevron Corp’s oil and gas business will be minimal for decades to come, says a company report.

These people know climate change is real, it's deadly and it's here right now

5 Mar 18 - Are you driving around and flying on airplanes and ordering things to be shipped by truck and making money off oil stock like there’s no tomorrow? We are here to tell you there is a tomorrow and we...

SKIP THE DIP: It could be a good idea to stay on the beach

2 Mar 18 - People who swim in the sea are at significantly higher risk of stomach bugs, ear problems and other illnesses than those who stick to the sand.

Terrifying phenomenon is pushing species to extinction

28 Feb 18 - Scientists are alarmed by a rise in mass mortality events – when species die in their thousands. Is it all down to climate change?

Mangroves making way for fish farms

28 Feb 18 - Deforestation – often to make way for fish farming – has seen the global area of mangroves decline by 2 per cent between 2000 and 2012.

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Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

7 Mar 18 - Mercury has taken a step to inspire New Zealanders to embrace the future of...

Calix gets finance for carbon-captue project

1 Feb 18 - Australian technology company Calix says it has secured 3.4 million euros in...

Minesto eyes first ocean current electricity generation

24 Jan 18 - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto is intensifying activities in Taiwan to...

Mercury confirms Tesla battery for grid trial

23 Jan 18 - Tesla has been confirmed as the battery provider for Mercury’s scalable...

Auckland takes zero-waste world crown

6 Dec 17 - Auckland is one of 10 international cities honoured today at the C40 Cities...

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