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The Advertising Standards Authority has determined a Forest & Bird advertisement about freshwater degradation is responsible and truthful, despite a number of complaints being made.
Forest & Bird is celebrating the success of a campaign to protect the wild Waitaha River from a hydro scheme.
Voting dates have been announced for one of New Zealand’s most hotly anticipated annual elections – Forest & Bird’s competition for Bird of the Year.
An estimated 30 hoiho deaths in commercial set nets in the most recent annual data underlines the urgent need for action to stop the mainland population of the world’s rarest penguins becoming extinct, Forest and Bird says.
Forest & Bird says WWF-NZ's plan for protecting Māui dolphins is based on testing unproven methods on a species that is almost extinct, and is urging the Government to reject the proposal.
The Government’s proposed rescue plan must be strengthened because it is the last chance to save Māui dolphins from extinction and secure the future for Hector’s dolphins, Forest & Bird says.
Rat numbers have soared to record winter levels in the Waitakere ranges' largest conservation project and emergency efforts are underway to protect endangered kōkako and other native wildlife.
On the opening day of the whitebait season, Forest & Bird is calling for bold steps to save the four endangered native fish in the whitebait catch from extinction.
Forest & Bird is urging the government not to fund an environmentally damaging marina development in Coromandel.
An “incredibly exciting” find of a new population of native giant kokopu has been made on Waiheke Island.
New Zealand faces a stark choice between a “business as usual” march to extinction of 4000 native species or a new Biodiversity Strategy that puts nature at the heart of everything we do.
Correction: Unfortunately, there were some errors in our original statement below.
Forest & Bird is calling on Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage to create more marine reserves around Auckland’s coasts.
The Supreme Court has sided with Forest & Bird and stopped an appeal for the development of an open cast coal mine at Te Kuha.
Forest & Bird is trying to stop the NZ Transport Agency ploughing ahead with an Auckland highway that poses a threat to rare native birds and special places.
Environment Canterbury is taking dangerous risks with human and environment health by failing to take action on the toxic levels of nitrates in fresh water.
The Resource Management Act has largely failed to protect biodiversity and water quality, and a review is desperately needed to fix the legislation.
Forest & Bird is beginning a court battle to protect the habitat of New Zealand’s most endangered bird, the fairy tern or tara iti.
After kicking the can down the road for decades, the Government and agriculture industry have now agreed to a price on agriculture emissions, which is woefully inadequate and won't be implemented until 2025.
Kiwi, kākā and whio are just some of the native forest birds at risk of being wiped out as introduced predators increase with climate change.
A plague of marine pests could invade Auckland’s bays unless Auckland Council makes better plans to tackle the problem, says Forest & Bird.
Forest & Bird will be in the Court of Appeal Tuesday and Wednesday, defending the ability of regional councils to protect their coastal marine species and habitats from the effects of fishing.
Forest & Bird is calling on Auckland Council to act urgently to stop kauri dieback disease spreading to Waiheke Island.
Forest & Bird’s rat trapping experts have pointed to official maps of this year’s mega-mast, and are pleading with Government and councils to increase their 1080 rat control programmes.
Forest & Bird is taking legal action against Auckland Council over its plans for pouring stormwater into streams and the sea.
Forest & Bird is welcoming the Department of Conservation taking over the clean-up of the Fox River rubbish disaster, but is concerned that without additional funding, it will come at the expense of important conservation work on the West Coast.
The International Whaling Commission is calling on the government to stop commercial fishing with set nets and trawling in the range of Maui dolphins.
"New Zealand has a clear choice to make.
Forest & Bird is releasing letters showing Talley’s fishing co, along with other bottom trawling companies, lobbied against seabed protection in the South Pacific.
The Government’s announcement this morning they’re paying for cameras on 28 fishing boats is yet another major back down to the fishing industry, says Forest & Bird.
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.
Forest & Bird says the improved threat status for New Zealand sea lions and Hector’s dolphins masks the ongoing dangers facing these species.
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.
The Zero Carbon Bill has passed its first reading in Parliament today, and Forest & Bird is welcoming the progress on this landmark legislation to make Aotearoa carbon neutral.
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