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Government has a clear mandate to clean up freshwater

Tuesday, 8 May 2018, 2:48 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society says that the reaction to Environment Minister David Parker’s comments about cows has been ill-informed. More >>

Green Light or Light Green? The Govt’s environmental reforms

Monday, 7 May 2018, 12:03 pm | Environmental Defence Society

Freshwater was a prominent election issue and is high on this government’s agenda. On Sunday, Minister Parker announced big changes to freshwater policy including a reformed national policy statement on freshwater management. This conference session ... More >>

Fisheries Reform Seminar: Panelists Announced

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 1:34 pm | Environmental Defence Society

Please join us for this evening seminar to hear the highlights from EDS’s recent investigation into inshore fisheries management and a panel which will consider options for fisheries reform. Copies of the recent EDS publication Voices from the Sea: Managing ... More >>

EDS disappointed at TOKM’s denial of problems in fisheries

Sunday, 29 April 2018, 7:16 pm | Environmental Defence Society

Te Ohu Kaimoana (TOKM) today released a media statement attacking the credibility of the recently released EDS book Voices from the Sea: Managing New Zealand’s Fisheries . More >>

Report is a call for action on environment

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:24 am | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society has commended the Ministry for the Environment and Stats New Zealand for their latest environmental report, Our Land 2018. More >>

New book concludes inshore fisheries need a radical shakeup

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 11:32 am | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society today launched its latest publication ‘Voices from the Sea’ which is the result of an in-depth investigation into the operation of New Zealand’s inshore fisheries management system. Authored by EDS Policy Analyst ... More >>

Positive decision on the Hauraki Gulf/Bay of Plenty

Monday, 26 March 2018, 7:51 pm | Environmental Defence Society

Positive decision on the Hauraki Gulf/Bay of Plenty rock lobster fishery, but more still to be done More >>

A Zero Carbon Act for New Zealand

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 1:05 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society says that the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s latest report is “a compelling read from someone who knows what he’s talking about.” More >>

EDS calls for donations to support 2 key areas

Friday, 23 February 2018, 9:13 pm | Environmental Defence Society

EDS calls for donations to support 2 key areas of New Zealand: Mackenzie Country & Te Mata Peak More >>

EDS Welcomes Mackenzie Country Report but calls for action

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 10:07 am | Environmental Defence Society

EDS says that the Mackenzie Basin Agency Alignment Report , released yesterday, is an important step forward in the fight to save the Mackenzie Country from large-scale dairy intensification. More >>

EDS happy with Minister’s approach on King Salmon farms

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 2:16 pm | Environmental Defence Society

EDS has expressed support for the approach being taken by the Minister of Fisheries on the King Salmon report and recommendations that he released today. More >>

EDS releases first working paper from RMA reform project

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 2:27 pm | Environmental Defence Society

EDS releases first working paper from Resource Management Reform Project EDS has released its first working paper as part of its RM Reform Project. The project is taking a first principles look at how New Zealand’s resource management system ... More >>

EDS welcomes Craggy Range decision

Saturday, 23 December 2017, 11:45 am | Environmental Defence Society

EDS has welcomed the decision of Craggy Range Winery to restore Te Mata Peak in Hawkes Bay to its original condition. More >>

EDS Calls for Commission of Inquiry into Fisheries Managemen

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:50 am | EDS

Earlier this week Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash announced the creation of Fisheries New Zealand as a dedicated business unit within the Ministry of Primary Industries. More >>

EDS calls for an independent inquiry into fisheries

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 10:05 am | Environmental Defence Society

In response to the release of the Future Catch report by the New Zealand Initiative earlier this week, EDS has called for a wide-ranging public inquiry into New Zealand’s fisheries management system. More >>

Port Pegasus salmon canned

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 5:07 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society has confirmed that the proposed salmon farm at Port Pegasus, a remote part of Stewart Island, is not going to proceed. At a meeting of the Southland Aquaculture Reference Group earlier this week, it was decided that ... More >>

EDS releases new report on Biobanking in New Zealand

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 4:08 pm | Environmental Defence Society

Media Release: EDS releases new report on Biobanking in New Zealand The Environmental Defence Society has released a new research report aimed at exploring how habitat banking could contribute to the management of New Zealand’s biodiversity. Banking ... More >>

EDS welcomes strong line up for the environment

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 2:21 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) is delighted with the portfolio allocation in the new Government. More >>

EDS welcomes new government and environmental reforms

Friday, 20 October 2017, 12:27 pm | Environmental Defence Society

“The policy commitments from Labour, NZ First and the Greens promise a remarkably progressive trajectory for the environment and conservation over the next 3 years,” says EDS CEO Gary Taylor. More >>

Gov Report Confirms Need for More Action on Climate Change

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 11:24 am | Environmental Defence Society

The latest in the series of environmental assessment reports from the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand confirms the need for more urgent action to curb our burgeoning greenhouse gas emissions. More >>

   

 

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