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Forest & Bird is welcoming a budget that devotes new funding and research to protecting and restoring New Zealand’s natural environment.
Tamariki and the young at heart are invited to ‘Be With a Tree’ from 31 May to 9 June, by completing our 10 tree challenges.
World-renowned conservationist Dr Jane Goodall and a coalition of Aotearoa's leading environmental organisations have released an ambitious plan for reversing New Zealand’s environmental crisis.
Forest & Bird says the country must take bold action to reverse an environmental crisis, following the release of the Environment Aotearoa 2019 report.
The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) and Forest & Bird have released an analysis of the current regulations governing plantation forestry in New Zealand.
In a ‘mast’ year, trees experience extremely heavy flowering, fruiting and seeding. Historically this would trigger an abundance of food for native wildlife to make up for lean years. But now mast events boost rodent numbers, and in turn stoat numbers.
There are at least a hundred historic rubbish dumps around the country exposed to flooding and climate change effects, just like the site in South Westland which has strewn rubbish across beaches after flooding, Forest & Bird says.
Forest & Bird has asked central Government agencies to urgently step in and provide leadership and resourcing for dealing with Westland’s huge rubbish spill crisis.
Forest & Bird is warning that this year’s ‘megamast’ in New Zealand’s forests is likely to be the most widespread in 45 years.
The Government’s announcement that the Mōkihinui River catchment will be added to Kahurangi National Park is the culmination of a long, hard campaign, led by Forest & Bird.
Photos of the area can be downloaded here.
A plan for renewed tahr control operations breaches the National Parks Act, and does more for wealthy overseas heli-hunters than it does for protecting the environment, says Forest & Bird.
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