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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Indonesia tries cloud seeding as flood death toll rises to 46
     4 January 2020
    Indonesia's air force drops salt flares on storm clouds in an effort to stop further rain in the capital Jakarta, after deadly floods ravaged the city over the New Year period.
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    Around a thousand people have gathered in the Coromandel to help a group of stranded pilot whales
    4 Jan: Around a thousand people have gathered in the Coromandel to help a group of stranded pilot whales... more
    People wanting to take in the wonders of the West Coast this summer are urged not to let a little rain put them off
    4 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... more
    Amazon allegedly threatened to fire employees for speaking out about climate change
    3 Jan: The company warned two employees they could be sacked if they continued to speak publicly about Amazon's environmental policies.... more
    Israel's food tech scene experiments with insects and computer-designed sweeteners
    3 Jan: In a world with a growing population and diminishing resources, the farmer of the future could be a scientist in a lab coat. They've already designed vegan 'eggs,' fruit fly larvae protein and a zero-kilojoule sweetener which builds muscle.... more
    Jakarta residents inundated as severe flooding kills dozens of people in Indonesia
    3 Jan: Just after lunch on New Year's Day, Nidya Desianti received a text alert, telling her to evacuate from her Jakarta home. But it was too late to leave.... more
    Soaring temperatures and gusty winds in New South Wales are forecast to elevate fire dangers in the same coastal communities ravaged by bushfires on New Year's Eve
    2 Jan: Soaring temperatures and gusty winds in New South Wales are forecast to elevate fire dangers in the same coastal communities ravaged by bushfires on New Year's Eve... more
    Pacific nation of Palau bans sunscreen toxic to coral reefs in environmental world first
    2 Jan: The Pacific nation of Palau is the first country in the world to ban sunscreen which contains chemicals that are "incredibly toxic" to its coral reefs.... more
    It's time to put away the boogie board and suntan lotion ... in some parts of the country
    2 Jan: It's time to put away the boogie board and suntan lotion ... in some parts of the country... more
    More than two-thousand homes have been lost to wild fires in New South Wales since the start of the fire season
    2 Jan: More than two-thousand homes have been lost to wild fires in New South Wales since the start of the fire season... 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 ++++++++++
     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 +++++++++
     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 ++++++++
     12 Jan: Heavy rain and winds along the west coast of the South Island are expected to ease by tonight ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      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 enhance our marine reserves - sarah dowie (voxy.co.nz)
      21 Jan: Malaysia returns 42 containers of 'illegal' plastic waste to uk (BBCWorld)
      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)
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