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Forest & Bird is acting on behalf of future generations in taking the Southland District Council to court over coal exploration expansion, says Chief Executive Kevin Hague.
Joint press release from Forest & Bird Youth, Forest & Bird, Greenpeace Aotearoa, 350 Aotearoa, Generation Zero, WWF-New Zealand, Coal Action Network Aotearoa, School Strike 4 Climate NZ, and Parents for Climate Aotearoa.
Forest & Bird submitted to Auckland Council on the Animal Management Bylaw review. Forest & Bird has for many years had a strong interest and involvement in the greater Auckland area and has a long-standing interest in improving biodiversity and
Forest & Bird is urging government to continue collaborative reforms to build a better future for people and planet, with clean water, healthy landscapes, and climate change resilience.
Forest & Bird is calling for the Government to focus on delivering clean and healthy freshwater for New Zealand in spite of pressure from some in the agriculture industry.
Four of New Zealand’s leading environmental organisations are urging the Government to defend native species and human health by setting a nitrate pollution limit under one milligram per litre for waterways.
Forest & Bird welcomes the release of the draft purpose of the Natural and Built Environment Act (NBA) but wants a clearer hierarchy to put preserving nature first.
The Government needs to urgently consider how to stop new or expanded coal mines in New Zealand to keep climate warming to safe levels, says Forest & Bird.
Anne Denny’s outstanding work for more than two decades for the Forest & Bird’s North Shore branch and her leading role in the restoration of Tuff Crater has been recognised with the organisation’s Ti Kōuka Award.
Forest & Bird’s Southland branch has been honoured with the organisation’s Branch Award in recognition of its outstanding restoration and advocacy work over many years to protect nature in one of New Zealand’s most extensive and diverse regions.
The Government needs to be more ambitious with its plans to restore the Hauraki Gulf back to the thriving ocean ecosystem it was only a few generations ago.
A new Forest & Bird report gives a stark warning that ongoing damage by introduced browsing pests causes native habitats to bleed stored carbon.
Forest & Bird is celebrating the Government’s announcement to put cameras on over 300 commercial fishing boats.
Forest & Bird has won a High Court legal decision confirming tarakihi catch limit decisions must put sustainability before the commercial interests of the fishing industry.
Forest & Bird has written to Auckland Council for the second time in a week asking that construction work next to a kororā little blue penguin colony on Waiheke Island stop, after getting footage showing construction work next to active penguin site
Forest & Bird is calling for ambitious climate action to protect natural ecosystems in tandem with eliminating fossil fuels, following the release of the Climate Commission’s report this morning.
Ahead of tomorrow’s hikoi in the Far North, and the Far North District Council’s online forum on Significant Natural Areas (SNAs), Forest & Bird has made an FAQ available to provide reliable information for media and landowners.
Forest & Bird is extremely concerned by footage and images which show marina works at Waiheke Island’s Kennedy Point are having significant impacts on the resident little blue penguin (kororā) colony, and have just written to Auckland Council to see
“The changes to whitebait fishing announced today are fluff around the edges. They won’t bring back native fish from breaking point,” says Forest & Bird freshwater advocate Annabeth Cohen.
Forest & Bird is celebrating the announcement of a new wetland restoration project near Lake Horowhenua, and calling for strong rules for wetlands and freshwater protection around the country.
A lack of enforcement over burning, wetland clearance, and spraying on crown pastoral lease land shows how poorly some high country stations have been managed and highlights the need for more clarity over what is environmentally acceptable, says Forest
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Forest & Bird has three branches and a long history of conservation in the Hawke’s Bay region.
Forest & Bird supports Save Kennedy Point (SKP) and others who have filed an injunction and judicial review aimed at halting marina construction activity on Waiheke Island, until Kennedy Point Boat Harbour Limited (KPBL) has properly set out how the
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Overfishing caused the whitebait fishery to close in Tasmania.
The Tasmanian whitebait fishery introduced a raft of sustainable fishing rules following the collapse of fish stocks in the late 1980s.
The Ministry for the Environment’s latest environmental report presents a damning indictment of the way food is produced in New Zealand.
Feedback on the Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) Long Term Plan Te Pae Tawhiti 2021/31
The inshore tarakihi fishing industry has admitted it's failing to adhere to voluntary measures it promised in a 2019 tarakihi catch limit deal with then Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash.
Forest & Bird has for many years had a strong interest and involvement in the greater Auckland area. Our strategic vision for the region is:
Forest & Bird is calling on the Department of Conservation to decline an application for a new opencast mine that would destroy native forest on conservation land.
The Government has caved to pressure from industry by backing away from rules that would protect Southland’s rivers from pollution.
A rāhui has been placed around Waiheke Island for the next two years by local iwi Ngāti Pāoa supported by the local Waiheke community.
Te Rūnanga o Awarua are progressing three mātaitai reserves around the Murihiku (Southland) coastline.
The Water Services Bill addresses the need for a regulatory regime that will “ensure that drinking water suppliers provide safe drinking water to consumers”.
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