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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Yet another popular Canterbury swimming spot is closed to the public due to toxic algae
     27 January 2020
    Yet another popular Canterbury swimming spot is closed to the public due to toxic algae
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    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
    There'll be no easing into the Super Rugby season for the Hurricanes' All Black pairing
    25 Jan: There'll be no easing into the Super Rugby season for the Hurricanes' All Black pairing... more
    There'll be a heatwave in parts of the South Island over the next few days, with warm temperatures in the North Island too
    25 Jan: There'll be a heatwave in parts of the South Island over the next few days, with warm temperatures in the North Island too... more
    A crew of three from the United States have died, after their aerial water tanker crashed while battling blazes in southern New South Wales
    23 Jan: A crew of three from the United States have died, after their aerial water tanker crashed while battling blazes in southern New South Wales... more
    A funding boost for community projects in the Chatham Islands
    23 Jan: A funding boost for community projects in the Chatham Islands... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     03 Feb: Heavy rain has cut power and roads in South Westland - and there's more rain to come +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     01 Feb: More Nelson reserves may be closed in the coming weeks - if the weather stays hot and dry ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     03 Feb: Heavy rain's still affecting the West Coast with more on the way throughout the day ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     11 Feb: More Nelson reserves are being closed in response to the hot, dry weather ++++++++++++++++
     14 Feb: A magnitude 4.4 earthquake was felt in Seddon this morning ++++++++++++
     15 Feb: An investigator is heading out to the hills of Otira this morning, after a fire on the West Coast +++++++++
     19 Feb: Germany is shutting down its coal industry for good, so far without sacking a single worker ++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      25 Feb: Africa grapples with clean energy conundrum (BBCWorld)
      25 Feb: Climate change chapter moves up in marlborough environment plan (RadioNZ)
      25 Feb: 'important' climate change chapter moved closer to front of environment plan (Stuff.co.nz)
      25 Feb: Farming better off to mimic diverse natural systems (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Feb: Environment southland spends more than $700,000 on consultants (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Feb: The new organisation helping finance environmental action (RadioNZ)
      20 Feb: Council staff pull 19-hour shift to get marlborough environment plan ready for release (Stuff.co.nz)
      20 Feb: Southland ballance farm finalists announced (Stuff.co.nz)
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