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Climate impacts in New Zealand

Page | August 4, 2010 at 19:53

Climate change is already being felt in New Zealand.

Getting used to the ‘new normal’

Blog entry by Cindy Baxter, Coal Action Network | March 12, 2013

As I flew up the country from Wellington to Auckland this week, on yet another beautiful day, I was struck by the colour of our country. Brown. Burned to a crisp.  The occasional smattering of green forest, but an island suffering...

Health, food and water

Page | March 16, 2006 at 22:32

The Amazon’s ability to withstand climate change weakened by severe drought

Blog entry by Dr. Janet Cotter, Greenpeace Science Unit | February 4, 2011

This year an important Amazon river tributary, the Rio Negro, fell to its lowest ever recorded level. Droughts are likely to occur more frequently and become more intense in the future due to climate change. Image: Rodrigo Baléia /...

'In the middle of the Amazon Basin, people have no water to drink'

Blog entry by Rodrigo Baléia, Photographer | November 12, 2010

Rodrigo Baléia has been photographing the Amazon Basin for the past decade. He has become accustomed to the constrasts embodied by this unique region and through his lens he has captured both the beauty and the destruction of the...

The Himalayas and other red herrings

Blog entry by nick | February 24, 2010

The media has been buzzing about the IPCC's Himalayan glacier controversy . The international climate panel headed by Dr. Rajendra Pachauri won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for a ground-breaking report on climate change. Several...

Farming and climate change

Blog entry by geoff | February 15, 2008

New Zealand's farmers are currently experiencing a severe drought that dairy farmer cooperative Fonterra warns may cost farmers $500M. The Government has been meeting with farmers this week to arrange a support package. The effects...

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