Latest EDS News now available!

21 Sep

(Photo by Bernard Spragg) EDS's latest newsletter covers:  Election & Environment, Climate and Business Conference, New staff, Resource management review, Crisis in the Mackenzie Country, Fisheries management review nears completion Read more...

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12 Sep

Climate Change & Business Conference: the countdown is on!

Register now for the key climate change event for 2017 – now just 3 weeks away! The conference is a one-stop shop to get real-time updates on the fast-moving world of climate change policies. We’ll invite the Minister to outline the new government’s intentions over the next 3 years and beyond. Local and international experts will give specialized commentary on implications for business. Business leaders will respond. Session 3: Government innovating:…

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28 Aug

Key election issues - the environment: Radio Live

Gary Taylor from EDS and Russel Norman from Greenpeace discuss environmental issues on Radio Live this afternoon. Listen in....

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16 Aug

Tipping Points Conference: session videos & powerpoint presentations now available!

All sessions at the recent Tipping Points conference were video recorded and are now available for viewing. Check them out on this website on the EDS Conferences page.

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14 Aug

Kennedy Warne on Tipping Points: RNZ National

Off the beaten track with Kennedy Warne Outdoorsman Kennedy Warne discusses environmental tipping points.

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11 Aug

Media Release: EDS welcomes new commitments to freshwater reform from National and Labour and criticises Federated Farmers for misleading comments

The Environmental Defence Society has welcomed the commitment by the Labour Leader, Jacinda Ardern, to put a charge on commercial uses of freshwater. The announcement was made at the EDS conference earlier this week. “Imposing a differential royalty on freshwater taken from rivers, lakes and aquifers has always made good sense,” says EDS CEO Gary Taylor. “Freshwater is a public good and when it is taken for a profit-making enterprise,…