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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Africa has the world's most under-reported humanitarian crises — but why are we turning a blind eye?
     28 January 2020
    Day-to-day life for those living in drought-stricken Madagascar and other parts of Africa consist of hoping to get enough food and water to survive. So why are extreme poverty and climate change issues in Africa given less media coverage than others?
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    Dozens of Wellington businesses are bracing themselves for another two months of disruptions from wastewater repairs
    28 Jan: Dozens of Wellington businesses are bracing themselves for another two months of disruptions from wastewater repairs... more
    Emergency teams have recovered the last two missing victims from an earthquake in eastern Turkey
    28 Jan: Emergency teams have recovered the last two missing victims from an earthquake in eastern Turkey... more
    A woman and her baby pulled out alive from collapsed building from Turkey's earthquake
    27 Jan: A woman and her baby have been pulled out alive from under a collapsed building, just as Turkey prepares to wind down its rescue operation from the weekend's earthquake... more
    Yet another popular Canterbury swimming spot is closed to the public due to toxic algae
    27 Jan: Yet another popular Canterbury swimming spot is closed to the public due to toxic algae... more
    Dinosaurs had shorter days than us, thanks to the Moon's gravity
    27 Jan: If it feels like the days are zipping by too quickly, spare a thought for the dinosaurs, whose days were even shorter. That's right, when dinos walked the Earth, a day was only 23 hours — and it has to do with the Moon.... more
    A seismologist says the shallow depth of last night's Paraparaumu earthquake is part of the reason it was so widely felt
    26 Jan: A seismologist says the shallow depth of last night's Paraparaumu earthquake is part of the reason it was so widely felt... more
    A magnitude 5.4 earthquake off the coast of Paraparaumu has broken a GeoNet record for the most "felt reports" the agency has ever received
    26 Jan: A magnitude 5.4 earthquake off the coast of Paraparaumu has broken a GeoNet record for the most "felt reports" the agency has ever received... more
    There were two widely-felt earthquakes off the southern North Island last night
    26 Jan: There were two widely-felt earthquakes off the southern North Island last night... more
    The death toll in eastern Turkey is continuing to rise after part of the country was rocked by a powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake
    25 Jan: The death toll in eastern Turkey is continuing to rise after part of the country was rocked by a powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     04 Jan: People wanting to take in the wonders of the West Coast this summer are urged not to let a little rain put them off +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     12 Jan: More wild weather for the West Coast ++++++++++++++++++
     12 Jan: In the wake of Cyclone Blake's passing, Western Australia's northwest coast has been forced to brace again as a second tropical low moves through Darwin's southwest +++++++++++++++++
     12 Jan: Heavy rain and winds along the west coast of the South Island are expected to ease by tonight ++++++++++++++++
     18 Jan: Boaties in Buller are being praised for their proactive behaviour ++++++++++
     08 Jan: Fonterra's on high alert in Australia as the bushfires rage on and drought continues ++++++++++
     04 Jan: Residents in the Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau will have to boil their drinking water until further notice, because E coli has been detected in the water supply ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      26 Jan: Environment southland water and land plan appeals close on friday (Stuff.co.nz)
      26 Jan: Budget buster: getting rich by reducing your carbon footprint (Stuff.co.nz)
      24 Jan: Mining company bathurst coal fined $18k for discharge in 'vulnerable environment' (Stuff.co.nz)
      23 Jan: Polystyrene blocks from wrecked pontoon left to degrade for almost two decades (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Jan: Trump davos 2020: us president's speech fact-checked (BBCWorld)
      21 Jan: Boaties heading north urged to clean hulls to avoid carrying marine pests (RadioNZ)
      21 Jan: Government failing to get kiwis back into work - louise upston (voxy.co.nz)
      21 Jan: Malaysia returns 42 containers of 'illegal' plastic waste to uk (BBCWorld)
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