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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    The Amazon's lost tribes are inspiring Colombia's cocaine farmers to become conservationists
     19 January 2020
    The cocaine trade stripped thousands of hectares of Amazon rainforest to grow coca. But inspired by traditional methods and feeling threatened by climate change, a small group of Colombian farmers are fighting back, writes Luke Taylor.
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    A warning from Tukituki MP Lawrence Yule against undermining adventure tourism
    19 Jan: A warning from Tukituki MP Lawrence Yule against undermining adventure tourism... more
    Sun bathers on the East Coast next week - don't let the sun deceive you
    18 Jan: Sun bathers on the East Coast next week - don't let the sun deceive you... more
    Summer safety guide to hot weather, water hazards, and common holiday accidents
    18 Jan: Going swimming? Having a barbeque? Heading outdoors? There are some health hazards unique to summer — here's what to look out for.... more
    Boaties in Buller are being praised for their proactive behaviour
    18 Jan: Boaties in Buller are being praised for their proactive behaviour... more
    Genetically engineered mosquitoes are immune to all strains of dengue virus for first time
    17 Jan: Locked in a secure lab near Melbourne is the newest addition in the fight against dengue: genetically engineered mosquitoes that are resistant to all strains of the potentially deadly virus.... more
    Rain's been falling across firegrounds in New South Wales and Victoria
    16 Jan: Rain's been falling across firegrounds in New South Wales and Victoria... more
    'The blob', a huge marine heatwave, killed nearly a million seabirds in the biggest known die-off of its kind
    16 Jan: 'The blob', a mass of warm, nutrient-poor water that emerged off the US coast in 2013, was responsible for the biggest seabird die off in recorded history, according to new research.... more
    Saudi Arabia's north-west desert covered in snow after unusual winter storm
    15 Jan: A powerful storm bringing sub-zero temperatures transforms parts of the Saudi Arabian desert into a winter wonderland.... more
    Work to upgrade Rangiora's police station to earthquake standards is expected to take several more months
    15 Jan: Work to upgrade Rangiora's police station to earthquake standards is expected to take several more months... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     24 Dec: Nelson, New Plymouth and the South Island's West Coast are the picks for a sunny Christmas Day ++++++++++++++++++++++
     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 ++++++++++++++++++
     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 ++++++++
     04 Jan: A number of people have reported feeling an earthquake earlier this hour ++++++++
     28 Dec: Coral in the Gulf of Aqaba is thriving despite rising sea temperatures and scientists want to know why +++++++
     29 Dec: Tropical Cyclone Sarai claims two lives as more than 2,000 remain under evacuation in Fiji +++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      17 Jan: Microsoft makes 'carbon negative' pledge (RadioNZ)
      17 Jan: China trade deal won't be good for most americans (NZ Herald)
      16 Jan: Japan minister's paternity leave challenges work pressure (BBCWorld)
      14 Jan: Abby huntsman left the view over 'toxic' environment and drama with meghan mccain: report (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Jan: Mission bay development: battle over $200m project headed for environment court (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Jan: Tourism industry working to ensure a sustainable future (RadioNZ)
      14 Jan: Council expects additional 1200 consents under freshwater package (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Jan: Modelling used by national mp to condemn freshwater proposals 'misinterpreted' - environment minster's office (Stuff.co.nz)
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