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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 >>

Removal of Environmental Protections will Inflame

Sunday, 11 August 2013, 2:54 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS OF NZ INC. Media Release - Wellington, Sunday 11 August 2013 National’s Removal of Environmental Protections will Inflame Reputational Damage to New Zealand The National Party’s decision to announce the ... More >>

Earth Day 22 April 2013

Monday, 22 April 2013, 5:24 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Today, Earth Day, is a day for celebrating all the people who take action to protect the environment, says the Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ, ECO. More >>

RMA Changes Undermine Environmental Protection

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 11:25 am | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Thursday 28 February 2013 Resource Management Act Changes Undermine Environmental Protection and Introduce Uncertainty Government proposed changes to the Resource Management Act will undermine environmental protection and introduce uncertainty, ... More >>

Solid Energy: ETS policies and investments require rethink

Sunday, 24 February 2013, 12:59 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Solid Energy has done the right thing to abandon plans to dig and process lignite, but suggestions that the coal market will return to normal is unlikely and a re-think is needed, says the Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ (ECO). More >>

World Watches as CCAMLR Stalls on Ross Sea Marine Protection

Friday, 2 November 2012, 12:28 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) wrapped up in Hobart, with no agreement on Ross Sea Protection. More >>

Widespread concern over proposed RMA changes

Sunday, 8 July 2012, 10:01 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Media Release – Sunday – 8 July 2012 Widespread concern over proposed Resource Management Act changes There was widespread concern at the proposed changes to the Resource Management Act at the Environment and Conservation Organisations’ (ECO) ... More >>

World Heritage should be protected by Schedule 4

Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 2:29 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS of NZ Inc. Website: www.eco.org.nz Wellington – Tuesday 25 June 2012 World Heritage should be protected by Schedule 4 of Crown Minerals Act The Government should take action to protect World Heritage and other ... More >>

Tasmanian Devils at risk

Monday, 7 May 2012, 12:00 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Plans to destroy Tasmanian native forest and threatened species’ habitat by the New Plymouth District Council’s were condemned by the Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ (ECO) today. More >>

Quota Management System no guarantee of sustainability

Tuesday, 7 February 2012, 4:30 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The New Zealand quota management system is no guarantee of sustainability and consumers should look for industry independent guides the Environment and Conservation Organisations said today. More >>

Ross Sea threatened by another fishing vessel disaster

Wednesday, 11 January 2012, 12:21 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The Korean fishing vessel on fire (the Jung Woo 2) is the second fishing vessel in trouble this season in the special Ross Sea area of Antarctica say the Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ (ECO). More >>

Input needed on coastal management

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 11:41 am | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

No time has been more important to re-think coastal management says the Environment and Conservation Organisations (ECO). The trends show that increasing pressure on the coastal environment is happening and is unlikely to change, said Shane Orchard ... More >>

National Party Environment and Climate Policy Too Weak

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 12:09 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

National's Climate and environmental policies released today are too weak, too slow, and inadequate, the Environment and Conservation Organisations (ECO) said today. More >>

Flora and Fauna Wai 262 Report Welcomed

Sunday, 3 July 2011, 5:19 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The Waitangi Tribunal Flora and Fauna Wai 262 report[1] is thoughtful, constructive and deserving of careful consideration, says the Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ Inc, ECO. More >>

Emperor Penguins threatened by climate change

Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 2:57 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

While the prognosis improves for Happy Feet, all emperor penguins are at grave risk of extinction from climate change by the end of the century, the Environment and Conservation Organisations (ECO) said today. More >>

Job losses at the DOC will undermine conservation

Monday, 27 June 2011, 1:23 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

The loss of over 100 jobs at the Department of Conservation is a body blow and will severely impact their capacity, the Environment and Conservation Organisations (ECO) said today. More >>

Call for ban on minerals activities in World Heritage Areas

Sunday, 26 June 2011, 4:55 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS of NZ Inc. Wellington – Sunday 26 June 2011 ECO calls on government to heed IUCN call for a ban on minerals activities in World Heritage Areas The Environment and Conservation Organisations (ECO) welcomed ... More >>

Environment - Community Resilience – Conference - Auckland

Sunday, 19 June 2011, 8:14 pm | Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

How do a strong and resilient environment and resilient community provide mutual support? That’s the question at the heart of the ECO conference Friday – Sunday 1-3 July where experts and the community will engage with the challenges ahead. More >>

 

 

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