29 September 2015
A vast stretch of New Zealand's exclusive economic zone is being turned into an ocean sanctuary in a landmark deal to preserve one of the most pristine and unique environments on earth.
Prime Minister John Key announced the deal in New York Tuesday NZT, and said it would encompass 620,000 km2 in the seas north-east of New Zealand in the Kermadec region.
27 Sep EDS welcomes new Environmental Reporting Act
EDS welcomes the passing in Parliament on Thursday of the Environmental Reporting Act 2015. National environmental reporting will now be mandatory in New Zealand, catching us up to the rest of the OECD. “Earlier this year, EDS released our landmark book Vanishing Nature: facing New Zealand’s biodiversity crisis.
23 Sep Climate Change & Business Summit: now just 1 month away!
Session 3 on 20 October: Domestic Policy Settings This important session will provide a comprehensive breakdown of New Zealand’s and Australia’s current domestic policy settings and potential recalibrations in the near future.
03 Sep WILD THINGS: speaker presentations & videos now available
Powerpoint presentations and videos of most conference sessions are now available. 31 August 15: Kennedy Warne talks on National Radio about the conference and EDS's latest publication, Sustainable Seas. Listen to more....
03 Sep Environmental Essay Competition
Each year EDS runs an essay competition for university students. The competition is open to all New Zealand universities and the prize for the 2015 competition is attendance at EDS's 2016 conference and travel and accommodation if required. To see more information on the competition and previous winners, visit that page on our website.
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