We’re all about meeting challenges just at the moment; globally, nationally, and in our wardrobes, writes Gina Dempster.
As our climate and ecological crises deepen, attention has been turning to viable and efficient ways to restore natural ecosystems. Maureen Howard talks to volunteers restoring native beech forest to slopes of Wakatipu Basin.
Dunedin is home to a small but growing number of apartments. Kim Dungey talks to a couple who own one of them and who enjoy living with less.
The icons of a politically charged environmental spirituality are taking to the street, writes Tom McKinlay.
Leaving fossil fuels unburned remains the first urgent priority of climate action, but protecting and restoring natural ecosystems will also be critical, according to a recent review of the scientific literature.
When it comes to sequestering carbon, New Zealand’s peatlands are champions. Maureen Howard finds out why.
Grey hair and wrinkles are par for the course in farming circles these days. Maureen Howard talks to a new generation of organic market gardeners who have created a living by going local, small and...
Autumn is harvest time, and what better way to celebrate the abundance of our fertile earth, than through sharing meals, savouring natural flavours and textures of locally grown vegetables, herbs,...
We still burn a lot of coal to ward off the cold and to fuel industry, despite the price in carbon emissions. But as Maureen Howard reveals, there’s a cleaner, plentiful alternative ready and...
Gathering good evidence will be vital to designing food systems fit for the future, writes Sean Connelly.
Single-use takeaway packaging harms both people and the planet, writes Kate Hall. The Takeaway Throwaways campaign exists to change this.
If you don't measure it, it's tough to manage. That's as true for a business' carbon emissions as it is for anything else, writes Sara Walton.
Christiana Figueres, the leader of the 2015 Paris climate accord, tells Damian Carrington about her new book, The Future We Choose, and why it's crunch time for humanity.
The true extent of the biodiversity crisis may be hidden by our inability to document what's out there.
It turns out those big planet-saving dietary changes can have unforeseen implications, writes Hilary Rowley.