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International report card on New Zealand’s indigenous nature – we must do better

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Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage says the latest report on how New Zealand is tracking against national and global biodiversity targets demonstrates the importance of increased investment in conservation.
“Earlier this year I announced details of how the Department of Conservation is spending an additional $76 million in Government funding to address New Zealand’s biodiversity crisis. The 6th National…

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Teen smoking at lowest level

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New research showing a record low in smoking among New Zealand students and a decrease in the uptake of vaping was announced today by Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa in a speech to the Vaping Policy Forum at Parliament.  Action for Smokefree 2025 (ASH) has released its 2018 Year 10 Snapshot which surveyed almost 29,000 Year 10…

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Government of Canada invests in geoscience research and the mining sector in Nunavut

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With the continued growth of the mining industry in Nunavut, and the challenges of a changing climate, geoscience research has never been more important. The information gathered by this research helps identify new mineral resources for economic development and job creation. This research also helps assess areas potentially affected by climate change and what steps can be…

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