Why are sea levels rising fastest in big cities?

Why are sea levels rising fastest in big cities?

By Sally Brown & Robert James Nicholls Increased urbanisation especially in deltas areas and the demand for freshwater means subsidence will remain a pressing issue in the coming decades. It is well known that climate-induced sea level rise is a major threat. What...
Climate change: Where to next for Aotearoa?

Climate change: Where to next for Aotearoa?

By James Renwick In a new report, the Climate Change Commission has called on the New Zealand government to take ‘immediate and decisive action’ to cut emissions.  New Zealand’s Climate Change Commission today released its long-anticipated advice to the...
How can we preserve New Zealand’s biodiversity?

How can we preserve New Zealand’s biodiversity?

Creating a safe place for our wildlife to thrive is not only key to preserving biodiversity but also a crucial ingredient for a sustainable world and our own existence. The frequent sighting of native birds during lockdown-enforced neighbourhood walks has served to...