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.
Our air needs to be valued for its potential to contribute to good health, air pollution scientist Gary Fuller tells Tom McKinlay.
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.
A certified passive house, this Dunedin home stays at a comfortable temperature year-round while needing very little energy to operate. Kim Dungey reports.
Sustainable gastronomy. What does it mean? It means consuming food in a responsible way; which is to say, minimising waste by avoiding processed food and choosing local organic produce.
If we look to the heavens we might just spot the answer to transforming our economies away from carbon-based fuels, analyst Matt Gray tells Tom McKinlay.
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.
You won't find a human being anywhere in the luxurious landscape paintings created by Dunedin artist Anya Sinclair. Maureen Howard finds out why.
Making nitrogen readily available to your plants will give them the energy to grow, Ben Elms writes.
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?
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.
Energy demand will ramp up as we head towards 2050 and electricity generation will need to increase. Can we push beyond a 100% renewable electricity system to a 100% renewable energy NZ?
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?
If you inhabited a world in which there was always more debt than money and the only way to address the debt was to undermine the environment, you'd be looking to change the system.
Sara Walton is director of the master of sustainable business programme at Otago University and coordinator of the Otago Climate Change Network.