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What does COVID-19 really mean for climate change?

There is no doubt that a global lockdown will have big impacts of greenhouse gas emissions. For example, China’s emissions were estimated to be 25% lower than normal during their month-long shutdown. A reduction equal to about three times New Zealand’s gross annual emissions. But what does this really mean for climate change?

No place for dirty politics in fisheries

The Government’s response to new revelations that one of the country’s biggest fishing companies, Talley’s, and its managing director has donated tens of thousands of undisclosed dollars to the New Zealand First Foundation is unacceptable.

The Flying Mobula Rays

Mobula rays make a habit of leaping out of the ocean in amazing acrobatic form, particularly when they gather in groups This behaviour is still poorly understood by scientists however possible reasons include communication, courtship, feeding, and even a behaviour to parasite removal.

For a Plastic-Free Christmas

We’ve shared our top tips for having a plastic-free, sustainable Christmas so you can stay environmentally conscious during this festive season at ease.

Our Marine Environment

New Zealand lives and breathes its ocean. It’s the core of our identity, survival, quality of life and even our economy. Tangata whenua have a

Fishing Industry Spin on Maui Dolphin

A series of full page advertisements in the Dominion Post by Seafood NZ is suggestive of an industry throwing its weight and money behind a ‘lip service’ campaign to reassure the public of a sustainable industry. Science Advisor for Our Seas Our Future, Veronica Rotman, provides some feedback to these Seafood NZ advertisements..

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