Big Science: Can we stop Antarctica's collapse?

It packs the potential to raise our oceans by metres. Will West Antarctica collapse?
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How tourism is 'eroding' NZ's world-famous environment

"The sheer numbers of people are eroding the sense of isolation, tranquillity and access to nature that many overseas tourists seek when visiting New Zealand."


Jacinda Ardern to take climate change stage in New York, but is her record strong enough?

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is expected to unveil a New Zealand-led trade initiative to remove tariffs on climate change technology and cut global fossil fuel subsidies while in New York this week.


Climate change doomsday report predicts end of human civilisation

Reports states we may only have 30 more years before complete environmental catastrophe.

Simon Wilson: It's not climate change, it's a climate crisis, so let's treat it as one

New Zealand is not a world-leader on the climate crisis and it's time we took it more seriously.


A fateful dip: Daughter still ill, a year after swimming in contaminated Napier pond

Georgia Beal is still suffering after swimming in Napier's Pandora Pond a year ago.

Last chance to save world's wilderness

Every nation needs to mandate global conservation target.

Drying rivers can help drive climate change - study

Dry rivers could be making a hidden contribution to climate change, according to a new study.


New Zealand ready to stand up on climate change Jacinda Ardern says

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has told former US Vice President Al Gore that New Zealand has a history of standing up on big issues, and climate change is the one at the moment.

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Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the "Fractured" investigation

"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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