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Forest & Bird says New Zealand’s sea lions are in serious trouble, but the Sea Lion Threat Management Plan released today does not address the fishing industry’s deadly impact on the species.
In a significant victory for New Zealand’s coastal wildlife, the High Court has backed a landmark 2016 Environment Court finding that Regional Councils can protect their marine environment using the RMA.
Margaret and Malcolm McPherson of Timaru have been awarded Forest & Bird’s prestigious Old Blue for four decades of exceptional service to the organisation and to conservation in South Canterbury.
Forest & Bird has named Hillcrest teenager Oscar Thomas as winner of its 2017 Youth Award following an eventful year in which the 17-year-old plotted the successful campaign for the kōkako in the Bird of the Year contest.
Wanda Tate has been awarded Forest & Bird’s prestigious Old Blue in recognition of quarter of a century of work at the Pauatahanui Wildlife Reserve near Porirua, culminating this year in the return of rare fernbirds to the wetlands reserve.
Forest & Bird has awarded the outgoing Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment an ‘Old Blue’ for her significant contribution to New Zealand’s environment and wildlife.
Bay of Plenty man Bill Kerrison has been awarded one of Forest & Bird’s highest honours, the Old Blue, for his work to save millions of longfin eels on the region’s rivers.
Protecting yellow-eyed penguins, advocating for marine reserves and restoring native bush are all in a day’s work for Forest & Bird’s South Otago branch, which has received the organisation’s new annual Branch Award.
Forest & Bird has awarded Glenys Mather of West Auckland the prestigious Old Blue for nearly 20 years’ service to the Waitakere branch and especially for inspiring new generations of conservationists in the Kiwi Conservation Club.
Forest & Bird has awarded Central Hawke’s Bay its new annual Branch Award for its outstanding conservation and advocacy work, especially its staunch defence of nature in the face of plans to develop the environmentally damaging Ruataniwha dam and ir
Leaders from major tourism, science, health, recreation and environmental organisations are coming together to launch an unprecedented plan for solving the country’s freshwater crisis.
Forest & Bird is calling on the Ministry of Primary Industries to set a zero bycatch target for seabird deaths after official figures revealed an estimated 1000 albatross, petrels, and shearwaters were killed by surface longline fishing boats during
Forest & Bird says the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s (PCE’s) report on native birds makes clear that New Zealand’s environment is in crisis, with four out of every five native birds heading for extinction.
The Kōkako has been crowned New Zealand's Bird of the Year after two weeks of close competition and heated campaigning.
Best known for its deep organ-like call, the Kōkako is a large slate-grey bird with blue wattles.
A director of West Coast fishing company Robson Fishing Partnership/Impulse Fishing admitted the company failed to report seabird deaths for three years, in an Employment Relations Authority case.
The bar-tailed godwit (kuaka) has been crowned New Zealand's Bird of the Year after three weeks of close competition, heated campaigning and scandal.
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