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EDS welcomes Discussion Document on Biodiversity

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 12:25 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) welcomes the release of He Kura Koiora I hokia: A discussion document on a proposed National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity (NPS-IB). More >>

EDS endorses Commissioner for the Environment’s report

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 2:40 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) strongly supports Rt Hon Simon Upton’s call for significant improvements to New Zealand’s environmental reporting regime. More >>

EDS submission on Resource Management Reform Bill

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:53 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has filed its submission on the Resource Management Amendment Bill 2019 with the Environment Select Committee of Parliament. More >>

EDS strongly supports freshwater reforms

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 4:56 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has finalised its submission on Action for Healthy Waterways and has filed it today with the Ministry for the Environment. More >>

EDS calls for submissions on its submission

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 3:44 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has released a draft of its proposed submission on the Government’s freshwater reform proposals. More >>

EDS says farmers will need to perform as promised

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 11:21 am | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has cautiously welcomed the announcement today of the new plan to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. More >>

EDS: Second working paper on resource management reform

Sunday, 20 October 2019, 6:30 pm | Environmental Defence Society

Media Release: EDS releases second working paper in Phase 2 of its Resource Management Reform project More >>

EDS calls for urgent action on marine management

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 11:47 am | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) has welcomed the publication by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ of Our Marine Environment 2019 , the latest in the reports on the state of our environment. The report is available here . More >>

Climate Change + Business Conference: Conference Communique

Monday, 14 October 2019, 7:58 am | Environmental Defence Society

This year’s Climate Change and Business Conference concluded with a wide-ranging address by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who affirmed the Government’s intention to enact the Zero Carbon Bill before year end. Her address bookended the announcement ... More >>

EDS welcomes appointment of Dr Rod Carr

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 10:10 am | Environmental Defence Society

At the EDS Climate Change and Business Conference this morning, Climate Minister James Shaw announced the appointment of the new Chair of the proposed Climate Commission. More >>

EDS receives award for reform project

Saturday, 28 September 2019, 1:14 pm | Environmental Defence Society

EDS is very pleased to have received a prestigious award for its work on the resource management system reform. More >>

EDS looks forward to RM System Review now underway

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 12:29 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) is pleased that the Government has announced membership of its Resource Management Review Panel. The Review was announced by Hon David Parker in June this year and is to develop a modern, fit-for-purpose resource ... More >>

Freshwater reforms response

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 11:01 am | Environmental Defence Society

EDS compliments the Government on the release of its discussion document Action for Healthy Waterways . This report seeks public feedback on further initiatives for freshwater management and follows work undertaken over the past 18 months by four ... More >>

EDS launches new framework for marine spatial planning

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 4:08 pm | Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society today launched its report Healthy Seas: Implementing Marine Spatial Planning in New Zealand . Co-authored by Kelsey Serjeant and Raewyn Peart, the report proposes a new legal and policy framework to support the implementation ... More >>

EDS Welcomes NZ Biodiversity Strategy Discussion Document

Monday, 5 August 2019, 8:36 am | Environmental Defence Society

EDS welcomes the release of Te koiroa o te koiroa – Our shared vision for living with nature, a discussion document seeking feedback on New Zealand’s Biodiversity Strategy for 2020 -2030. The strategy will give effect to New Zealand’s international ... More >>

EDS welcomes Government’s resource management system review

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 10:51 am | Environmental Defence Society

Environment Minister Hon David Parker today announced the Government’s comprehensive review of the resource management system. More >>

EDS submission on Zero Carbon Bill

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 2:40 pm | Environmental Defence Society

EDS has filed its submission on the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill. The Bill sets targets for greenhouse gas reductions, provides for the government to set a series of carbon budgets, and sets up a new, independent, Climate Change ... More >>

THROUGH NEW EYES: Rethinking trees in the landscape

Monday, 8 July 2019, 4:24 pm | Environmental Defence Society

Forestry has become a very topical and controversial issue as the One Billion Trees programme rolls out. There are concerns that massive expansion of exotic forestry could threaten the environment and rural communities. On the other hand, natives ... More >>

RMA Enforcement Report welcome but reveals some problems

Monday, 8 July 2019, 11:50 am | Environmental Defence Society

EDS has welcomed a report that analyses the effectiveness of regional council enforcement performance under the Resource Management Act. The report, Independent Analysis of the 2017/108 Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Metrics for the Regional Sector ... More >>

EDS delighted at appointment of the Sea Change Committee

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 6:44 pm | Environmental Defence Society

EDS delighted at the appointment of the Sea Change Tai Tamu Tai Pari Ministerial Advisory Committee More >>

 

 

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