The creativity expressed in art might be more important than the hard data of science when it comes to our processing environmental problems, artist and scientist Jenny Rock tells Maureen Howard....
Art about climate change is not a extra, Dunedin School of Art art-historian Dr Bridie Lonie tells Maureen Howard.
Whether it is swales or community-owned electric vehicles, recent QSM recipient Dugald MacTavish is thinking of the future, writes Maureen Howard.
From her Lighthouse Studio, artist Lynn Taylor uses printmaking to shed light on the environment, writes Maureen Howard.
As school pupils around the world protest for a liveable climate, what role are educators playing to equip children with the perspectives and skills they will need to create an ecologically...
Big cities don't spring to mind as destinations for eco retreats. But as Maureen Howard discovered, there are oases if you know where to look.
The challenge of feeding billions more by mid century has prompted some to call for a great food transition. Maureen Howard talks to a farmer playing his part.
You won't find a human being anywhere in the luxurious landscape paintings created by Dunedin artist Anya Sinclair. Maureen Howard finds out why.
All pathways to net zero carbon by 2050 depend on planting more trees. But does the type of tree make a difference and what role can natives play in the Government's One Billion Tree Programme?
Destructive wildfires, driven by climate change, are going to occur more frequently. Bruce Munro and Maureen Howard look at what we know about that near future, what it's like fighting those fires, and minimising the damage.
What are the options available for businesses to divert their food waste from the landfill? Maureen Howard talks to one Dunedin enterprise that isn't waiting for a kerbside collection scheme.
Retrofitting our streets to create human-centric towns and cities is the new "old" goal of urban planners. And it's about more than making room for cyclists and pedestrians.
Not too worried about environmental issues? That's good, but if species extinction, pollution and climate change get any worse, more of us are likely to experience the enviro-blues.
The tiny single-cell aquatic plants that produce half of all our oxygen are threatened by ocean acidification. Maureen Howard talks to researchers about the danger and what's to be done.
Flying is often the best way for academics to get where they want to go, both geographically and in terms of their career. But what if staying grounded is better for the planet?
There's canvas and proximity to nature, but a stay at Valley Views in the Waitaki Valley is not camping as you know it, writes Maureen Howard.