Environment

Oldest known animal – scientists discover 558m-year-old fossils

Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) and overseas have discovered molecules of fat in an ancient fossil to reveal […]

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Giant plastic catcher heads for Pacific Ocean

A massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 24-year-old Dutch teenager is headed out to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch for […]

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Gold ‘Mother lode’ unearthed in Australia

Miners in Western Australia say they have discovered two huge gold-encrusted rocks that are each estimated to be worth millions […]

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My Car, My Life

MiNDFOOD and Mazda2 asked readers what their car really means to them and what it is they cherish in a […]

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World’s first legally binding treaty to protect the high seas

Treaty negotiations to conserve and protect nearly two-thirds of the ocean open today at the United Nations (UN) in what is widely regarded as the greatest opportunity in a generation to turn the tide […]

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The great bean rescue: how you can ensure future food security

People of Nelson, your beans need your help! A unique collection of dwarf and climbing beans was recently gifted to […]

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In pictures: The world’s largest fish

Started in 2012, International Whale Shark Day (August 30) celebrates these gentle giants. The slow-moving, filter-feeding carpet sharks are the […]

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New virtual 3D heart designed to reduce stroke risk

Over 7,000 New Zealanders, every year have a stroke, 1 out of 5 strokes in people aged over 60 years […]

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Sowing the seeds for biodiversity in New Zealand

The Akaroa Long Red carrot, Ponsonby Red tomato, Ruapehu cauliflower, and many more Kiwi vegetables are under threat of extinction. […]

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Our birdlife is worst affected by climate change

The rate at which our climate is warming has been found to be the best explanation for bird population declines, […]

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Is Antarctica our new plastic dumping ground?

Antarctica is not as isolated from the rest of the world as scientists have previously thought, new research reveals the […]

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The story of a zero-waste life

Be inspired by Bea Johnson, and give the zero-waste challenge your best go. As part of their campaign to encourage […]

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Five ways to a plastic-free day

Have you checked if the fish you eat has been labeled plastic free? If you have not yet, soon, you might have to if we don’t start doing something about our own plastic consumption and pollution. Try out these five tips for a plastic-free day.

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Our favourite Giraffe snaps

With their long necks, spider-like legs and distinctive furry coasts, giraffes are strange looking creatures – albeit quite cute. June […]

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Become an eco-friendly coffee drinker

Coffee is big business globally, but then so is its environmental footprint. Do your bit to ensure your coffee habits […]

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Large waves cause Antarctic ice shelves to collapse

Storm-driven ocean swells have triggered the catastrophic disintegration of Antarctic ice shelves in recent decades, according to new research published […]

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Global company gives back to local communities

Doing its bit for the environment, a global liquor distribution company is encouraging its employees to get involved in a […]

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YOU are the solution to our rising food waste problem

Believe it or not, but food waste is having devastating effects on the environment, and the sad truth is that […]

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Ban the bag – save our whales

Plastic is an important material in our economy and daily lives – and does have its place, such as packaging […]

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Today is World Turtle Day

Do your bit to help out on World Turtle Day.

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The Endangered Animals Of Our World

In acknowledgement of Endangered Species Day, view our gallery of some of the incredible endangered animals in our world.

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New Beetle Species Named After Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio has been honoured for his environmental activism by having a new species of beetle named after him.

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Major Ban On Plastic Huge Win For Environment

Over forty of Britain’s biggest supermarket, food and drink brands have pledged to eliminate throwaway plastic in just seven years.

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‘Antarctica: The First Dance’ Addresses Climate Change In Unique Light

Madeleine Graham, star of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, features in Kiwi choreographer Corey Baker’s breathtaking short film ‘Antarctica: The First Dance’.

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