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Greens urged to clarify Marine Conservation, DoC advocacy

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 4:55 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Greens urged to clarify Marine Conservation, DoC advocacy, Biosecurity in their Thriving Nature Plan The Green Party’s “Thriving Nature” Conservation Plan issued by Co-Leader, James Shaw, is good news for on-land conservation, but they ... More >>

ECO welcomes call for climate commission

Friday, 28 July 2017, 12:07 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

ECO welcomes call for climate commission and carbon budgeting The Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ (ECO) today welcomed the carbon emissions reduction report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment and her recommendations ... More >>

Call for Climate Commission & Carbon Budgeting Welcomed

Friday, 28 July 2017, 9:27 am | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The Environment and Conservation Organistions of NZ (ECO) today welcomed the carbon emissions reduction report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment and her recommendations to establish a Climate Commission and that New Zealand institute ... More >>

Call for climate commission and carbon budgeting welcomed

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 8:32 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Call for climate commission and carbon budgeting welcomed The Environment and Conservation Organistions of NZ (ECO) today welcomed the carbon emissions reduction report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment and her recommendations to establish ... More >>

Special Economic Zones Opposed

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 3:20 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Special Economic Zones Opposed ECO today challenged the Government to reveal any plans for special legislation and "special economic zones" to fast track environmentally and socially harmful projects. This call follows the release to Forest ... More >>

Congratulations on Court Decision to Protect Ruataniwha

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 7:17 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Congratulations on Court Decision to Protect Ruataniwha Conservation Land The Environment and Conservation Organisations, ECO, welcomes the Supreme Court decision protecting land in Ruahine Forest Park and congratulates Forest and Bird on the verdict and ... More >>

Comprehensive Solutions for Clean Water

Friday, 9 June 2017, 9:53 am | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Environment and Conservation Organizations (ECO) fully supports the Seven point Plan proposed by a coalition of environmental organizations led by Choose Clean Water with Public health and tourism organizations. ‘The Freshwater Rescue Plan is the ... More >>

OECD Report – Pathways for improvement

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 3:03 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The OECD international peer review of New Zealand’s environmental performance shows we are doing much less than we could to improve the environment, the Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ said. More >>

Antarctic Marine Protection Celebrated

Friday, 28 October 2016, 10:19 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Media Release - Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ Inc - 28 October 2016 Antarctic Marine Protection Celebrated “The decision of the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, CCAMLR, in Hobart, to create ... More >>

Sanctuary subject to international law obligations

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 11:37 am | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

“In the discussion of the Kermadecs Sanctuary proposal, Maori and others are overlooking that any rights to fish are explicitly conditional on a binding obligation to “preserve and protect the marine environment” under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea”, ... More >>

New Zealand needs to reform fisheries management

Monday, 16 May 2016, 4:03 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Research published today by Auckland, Oxford and Vancouver academics on fisheries catch mis-reporting is very welcome says Cath Wallace, fisheries management specialist and former senior lecturer in public economics and policy at Victoria University ... More >>

Wangapeka Track too Precious to Road

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 3:06 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The problems of the Karamea and northern West Coast can be addressed with more and better marketing, not putting in roads that destroy the environmental values of the place, says Cath Wallace of the Environment and Conservation Organisations of New ... More >>

Action urged to improve water quality and aquatic life

Monday, 31 August 2015, 2:23 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

How to improve water quality and the social, cultural, and economic gains to New Zealand from doing so was the focus of the ECO conference. More >>

Native Trees Endangered by Resource Management Law Changes

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 12:10 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Land owner attempts to destroy 500 year kauri and other native trees is an example of changes to the resource law between 2009 and 2013 which undermine urban tree protection, and it will get worse, the Environment and Conservation Organisations said today. ... More >>

Changes won't cure house prices, will undermine protections

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 5:18 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Major changes to Resource Management Act (RMA) proposed by the Minister for the Environment will weaken environmental safeguards and will not solve housing affordability issues, says the Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ, ECO. More >>

Antarctic Toothfish Pirate fishing: The rule book is slim

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 5:39 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The national environmental alliance ECO NZ has congratulated the New Zealand Navy and government for monitoring unauthorized and unreported fishing in Southern Ocean. More >>

Achieving Genuine progress for the Environment?

Friday, 22 August 2014, 10:53 am | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Achieving genuine progress for the Environment is the question at the heart of the ECO conference Friday – Saturday 22-23 August where experts and the community will engage with the challenges ahead. More >>

ECO Backs Greens Emissions Policy

Monday, 2 June 2014, 5:00 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Policy Stability, greater economic efficiency and better environmental outcomes expected from Green’s climate policy package The Green’s climate policy is an important proposal to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions, the most important issue ... More >>

Which Way NZ? National Environmental Summit in Thames

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 12:55 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

A national environmental summit to chart environmentally better ways forward is planned for Thames, Friday to Sunday 29 and 30 November and 1 December. The Environment and Conservation Organisations meets in the Kaueranga Christian Centre, near Thames. More >>

Anadarko Oil spill equipment grossly inadequate

Friday, 22 November 2013, 10:27 am | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Relax on oil spills: Anadarko’s drill ship has pads, pillows, “socks”, one shovel, gloves and 15 bags with ties, according to their Environmental Impact Report. More >>

 

 

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