The outcome of last month’s controversial Johnson Vs Monsanto lawsuit left some scratching their heads, while others jumped for joy.
Dewayne Johnson, a former school caretaker suffering from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, filed a lawsuit against Agrochemical company Monsanto in 2016, claiming long-term exposure to their widely-used herbicide Roundup was the cause of his affliction.
Kiwis think of New Zealand as a small, relatively minor polluter, but its reliance on agriculture and tourism make it a "huge player" that can make a difference on climate change, despite political opposition overseas, IPCC authors say.
Freshwater insects, worms and snails - important food sources for many native fish and bird species - are under pressure, but scientists are divided over what this means for the overall state of our rivers.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and its farming industry partners have taken the next step in the phased eradication of Mycoplasma bovis by starting a survey of about 200 calf rearing properties across the country.