EDS welcomes the release of the latest Land and Water Forum report and says the most important phase is yet to come27 Nov
The Environmental Defence Society has welcomed the release of the Land and Water Forum’s fourth report outlining 60 new recommendations on how New Zealand can improve the management of fresh water.
“The quality of fresh water in New Zealand is an extremely important and pressing issue.
26 Nov Climate change: Home front action is crucial
In this series, being run to coincide with the Paris climate change talks, RNZ will publish opinion pieces from Greenpeace, Sanford, the Motor Industry Association, 350 Aotearoa, Mainfreight, Straterra, Federated Farmers and the Environmental Defence Society. It is apparent there has been a sea change in attitudes to climate change in the past couple of years, especially amongst business leaders.
26 Nov EDS cautiously welcomes Resource Legislation Amendment Bill
The Resource Legislation Amendment Bill, introduced in Parliament earlier today has been cautiously welcomed by the Environmental Defence Society. “The Bill apparently puts in place a moderate set of progressive reforms. It has dropped the objectionable elements proposed earlier and in that respect is a significant win for our natural heritage and is consistent with our advocacy,” says EDS Chairman Gary Taylor.
22 Nov Call for climate forum on rising sea levels
The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has reiterated its call to create a climate forum to tackle issues such as rising sea levels. It follows the release of a report that revealed at least 9000 homes throughout the country are low-lying and potentially at risk.
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