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Award-winning advertising agency Colenso BBDO has been working with Forest & Bird on a new predator-free poster campaign.
Nesting banded dotterels and special coastal daisies will have better protection thanks to a new planned bylaw banning driving on a large stretch of Marlborough's coastline affected by uplift after the Kaikōura earthquake.
Hard work from South Auckland residents has led to a drop in rat and possum numbers in the South-East Wildlink, despite challenging mast year conditions.
Joint statement: Forest & Bird and Federated Farmers
Kōkako nests have been hard hit by rats at Forest & Bird’s Ark in the Park in the Waitakere Ranges.
Forest & Bird is calling on New Zealanders to back strong rules to protect penguins, albatross, and other seabirds from fishing nets and hooks, as the Government releases its National Plan of Action on Seabirds for consultation.
Conservationists are relieved after this year’s migratory tītī/sooty shearwater finally returned to a colony on the Otago Peninsula.
Unconsented works have been carried out in a Coromandel coastal wetland by a council that should be enforcing environmental laws – not breaking them, says Forest & Bird.
As whitebait season ends, Forest & Bird is calling for action to protect endangered native fish before it’s too late.
Widely considered an underdog, the valiant hoiho (yellow-eyed penguin) has smashed the feathered ceiling to win Bird of the Year, a first for seabirds in the competition's 14 year history.
Forest & Bird says rare native bats desperately need better protection in Hamilton, before they disappear from the region.
Forest & Bird says that new evidence showing that Hector’s and Māui dolphins are often present off the Taranaki coast is further support for a precautionary approach towards fishing and other threats.
Forest & Bird is applauding the passage of the Zero Carbon Bill though Parliament today, 119 votes to 1.
Forest & Bird says a new Government strategy for the minerals and petroleum sector lacks the urgency needed to address the biodiversity and climate crises.
Amid fevered Bird of the Year campaigning, Forest & Bird has issued a mid-election voting result update.
Forest & Bird says a Court of Appeal decision allowing local councils to regulate fishing activity is hugely significant for New Zealand’s coastal environment.
Forest & Bird welcomes the Action for Healthy Waterways discussion document but considers that significant changes are required to achieve Ministers’ intention to make real change as quickly as possible.
The agriculture industry has agreed to make a plan for pricing their carbon emissions, but not with the urgency that’s needed.
More of New Zealand’s natural treasures could go under the bulldozer if the government adopts an urban development policy as proposed, says Forest & Bird.
Environment, health, recreation, and water infrastructure groups have come together to support four essential policies to save fresh water in Aotearoa New Zealand.
The Ministry for the Environment’s latest report on the state of New Zealand’s oceans makes clear New Zealand is failing to do even the minimum for our oceans, which are in a state of crisis.
Forest & Bird is concerned that about five hectares of a Significant Natural Area could be destroyed by OceanaGold's planned tailings dump near Waihi.
New Zealand’s longest-running conservation magazine has just been added to the National Library’s Papers Past website.
New Zealanders will be able to vote for a whole flock of their favourite native birds in Forest & Bird’s Bird of the Year contest this year.
Forest & Bird has released a proposal for a new sea lion protection area off the remote Auckland Islands calling it a win-win for New Zealand sea lions and commercial squid fishing.
Greenhouse gas emissions could double the acidity of New Zealand’s oceans within 80 years, damaging sea life and the fishing industry, says a new report by Forest & Bird.
New Zealand's new fresh water regulation rules will have no major impacts on the national economy, according to an independent report just out.
A new species of endangered moth is living on conservation land slated for an open-cast coal mine.
Forest & Bird says the government urgently needs to fund wallaby control, before the pest reaches plague proportions.
This information sheet will help branch members and other Forest & Bird supporters attend local public meetings to defend strong freshwater rules. Our goal is to speak up for a healthy environment and balance industry voices.
Forest & Bird is welcoming a new Government policy on fresh water, which will go a long way to restore waterways in New Zealand by curbing pollution and improving protection for wetland habitats.
The National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (NPS-FM) and the National Environment Standard (NES) have the potential to reverse or cement New Zealand’s freshwater crisis.
The dairy industry’s decision to disband an environmental leaders group that includes representatives from outside the industry undermines the credibility and accountability of the industry’s attempts to reduce freshwater pollution, Forest & Bird sa
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