The response to a changing climate is well advanced in the Pacific, providing lessons for the rest of us, writes Tom McKinlay.
Ngai Tahu’s takiwa encompasses the dry Canterbury Plains, the wet West Coast and sun-baked Marlborough. Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai tells Tom McKinlay about the iwi’s strategy to tackle...
We need to change and change big. Environmental psychology can help, Dr Wokje Abrahamse says. Tom McKinlay tries to get his head around it.
The small and overlooked becomes larger than life in Suus Agnes Claessen's art, writes Tom McKinlay.
The verb to charge can describe rapid movement. But it has other meanings too, reports Tom McKinlay.
When the poisons we spill into the environment accumulate in ourselves to critical levels, what then will be the body’s response? A British novelist has sketched one terrifying possibility. Tom...
A heady mix of German technology and New Zealand topography provided food for thought on a skiing holiday, Tom McKinlay writes.
Repair cafes are putting the focus back on alternatives to our disposable consumer culture, Tom McKinlay.
A new New Zealand film on the work of a French economist strikes at the heart of wealth and power, writes Tom McKinlay.
A new report from the Royal Society paints a picture of a plastic addiction out of control, one our recyclers can do only so much to address, reports Tom McKinlay.
In order to care for the environment we must also care for its people, Prof Henrik Moller tells Tom McKinlay.
Climate fiction has exploded in recent years, telling tales of sunken worlds and dust-bowl post-civilisations. Now, in a new novel, it’s Otago’s turn to have its future told.
Maori are employing intergenerational traditional knowledge to face new environmental challenges. There are clearly lessons for the wider community, Tom McKinlay learns.
The world of food production is changing, from the paddock to the lab and other newly engineered environments. It’s something we might need to get used to, food scientist Prof Rickey Yada tells Tom McKinlay.
Clementine Ford's visit to Dunedin went without incident. That's if you don't count body blows to the patriarchy as incidents, Tom McKinlay writes.