Environment

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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Royals Prince Harry and Meghan Markle fly Archie on private jet

Eco-conscious Royals Harry and Meghan have hit some serious turbulence for taking a private jet to Ibiza for Meghan’s birthday.

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Remains of world’s largest giant penguin identified in New Zealand

A chance find in North Canterbury last year has today led to a remarkable discovery: that a giant penguin almost […]

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9 novel ideas on how to reduce your plastic use

We are producing over 300 million tons of plastic a year globally and 50 per cent of it is for single-use, designed to be used for a few moments and remain for several hundreds of years. We take a look at some novel ideas on how to reduce your plastic use.

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Helen Clark follows in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary with inspiring journey to Nepal

In the August issue of MiNDFOOD New Zealand, Helen Clark shares her incredible journey into Nepal to see the inspiring legacy left behind by Sir Edmund Hillary.

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Angelina Jolie is now a magazine editor

Angelina Jolie can now add magazine editor to her extensive resume as the new contributing editor for Time.

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Jane Goodall on the future of our planet, and living in hope

Dr Jane Goodall sits down with MiNDFOOD to talk about her current projects, how climate change action starts with our youth and her hope for the future.

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Rhino poacher killed by elephant, then eaten by lions

Only a skull and a pair of trousers remained after a suspected rhino poacher was killed by an elephant and […]

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Watch: Sir David Attenborough’s ‘Our Planet’ trailer

Share the wonder of the extraordinary place we call home. Utilising the latest technology ‘Our Planet’ was filmed entirely in […]

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Four-legged whale with hooves discovered in Peru

Scientists have unearthed ancient fossils of a four-legged whale in southern Peru that walked the Earth, and swam the seas […]

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Pregnant sperm whale found dead along Italian coastline with 22kg of plastic in its belly

The carcass of a pregnant sperm whale, which washed up in Sardinia, has been found have fishing nets, plastic plates and […]

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Space technology predicts droughts several months in advance

Scientists use new space technology to predict droughts and increased bushfire risk up to five months in advance. Researchers from […]

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Our oceans are warming faster than previously thought

The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, setting a new temperature record in 2018, according to a report published. […]

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Tips for creating the perfect summer garden

Top tips for keeping your outdoor space under control and looking good this summer. Summer gardens are an important component […]

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The everyday ingredient packed with microplastics

Chances are you have salt on the dinner table every night, but a recent study has shown that your commonly […]

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Real versus artificial – the Christmas tree debate

If you love the smell of a real Christmas tree, and spend time selecting the right one, adorning it with […]

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Sir David Attenborough issues dire climate change warning

Legendary natural history documentary maker Sir David Attenborough has spoken out about the dangers of climate change. A stark message […]

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