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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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