Environment

“Human beings have overrun the world”, David Attenborough makes powerful statement in new documentary

At 93-years-old, Sir David Attenborough will be releasing a powerful new documentary on Netflix. “This film is my witness statement […]

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How to make sustainable choices when buying seafood

This Sustainable Seafood Week, make sure you are being a responsible consumer when purchasing fish.

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Our World’s Incredible Wildlife

In celebration of World Wildlife Day, view our gallery of the planet’s incredible animals.

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How a Mediterranean diet can help achieve sustainability goals

The Mediterranean diet is already known for its host of health benefits, but it’s being praised for its low environmental footprint too.

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Is organic the future of food?

Ceres Organics supports organic and biodynamic farmers around the world as part of their commitment to the sustainability of the Earth.

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Pow to plastic: a guide to compostable packaging

Ceres Organics’ commitment to sustainability doesn’t end once they source their ingredients – packaging is also a major focus, and an area they strive to continuously improve on.

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Harvest of hope: growing your own produce

Whether it’s in a community garden or a balcony pot, more and more people are learning to grow their own produce – and enjoying a surprising range of benefits.

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Smart Thinker: Fleur Caulton

As the world grapples with increasing threats to our environment, sustainability is fast becoming a priority for business. Fleur Caulton is leading the way to encourage environmentally-friendly practices in New Zealand hospitality.

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Oscars to continue plant-based awards season trend

The Oscars is the latest awards show this season to announce plant-based menus, in an effort to raise environmental awareness about food consumption.

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Stunning blue waters light up Auckland’s beaches

What’s behind the unusual glow on Auckland’s shores?

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Clean Up Australia to celebrate 30th birthday

Back in the 1980s avid sailor Ian Kiernan (1940-2018) was shocked and disgusted by the rubbish he found in the ocean. Wanting to make a difference in his own backyard, he launched Clean Up Australia Day in 1990.

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The Future of Hemp

With a histroy dating back to 8000BC, MiNDFOOD explores the future of hemp.

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The ground-breaking technology that keeps avocados ripe for longer

Breakthrough technology by a US company makes avocados more environmentally-friendly and allows them to stay ripe for longer.

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New treatment to save sea lions

A world-first trial is under way to treat the Australian sea lion with a topical anti-parasitic in an attempt to rid the endangered species of debilitating hookworm infestation.

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Prince William and Kate christen polar research ship Sir David Attenborough

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have launched the polar research vessel, the RSS Sir David Attenborough, the ship the public wanted named Boaty McBoatface.

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New Zealand Climate Strike protests: Everything you need to know

Around 170,000 Kiwi school students took to the streets nationwide in the name of climate change on Friday. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Tackling climate change anxiety

As the news about climate change becomes increasingly alarming, it’s natural to feel worried and helpless. Here’s how to manage those feelings and act in an impactful way.

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Five things you need to know from the UN Climate Summit

Here are five things you may have missed after Greta Thunberg held world leaders to account in a scathing attack at the UN Climate Summit in New York on Monday.

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Greta Thunberg tells UN world leaders: ‘You’ve failed us’

Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of “betrayal” and stealing the dreams of future generations in scathing speech at the UN.

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Hen party turns relief mission after Hurricane Dorian hits Bahamas

For bride-to-be Rikki Kahley, a dream pre-wedding shindig to the Bahamas became a relief mission when she and her bachelorettes brought 50 suitcases full of aid and supplies to help communities devastated by Hurricane Dorian.

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Hungry for Change

A lack of food is one of the biggest health challenges facing the world – and it’s only likely to […]

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Bear Park preschools: Promoting sustainability in early childhood

“No-one is too small to make a difference,” says teenage environmentalist Greta Thunberg, and that belief is put into practice […]

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Record wildfires rage in Amazon Rainforest as President fans flames

Thousands of wildfires are raging in the Amazon as scientists and conservations blame Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro for allowing the most destructive year in the rainforest on record.

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Expedition Earth: The Kiwis on the road for 500 days – and counting

New Zealanders Topher Richwhite and Bridget Thackwray are Expedition Earth. The couple are about to complete 500 days on the road in the same jeep, traversing all seven continents and clocking up 350,000kms in the process.

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