Our summers are getting hotter but winters are not getting colder - the last summer was the hottest ever on record. Climate change affects many aspects of our life, including what we eat. It will influence what is available at the supermarket, when we get our food, where it comes from, and how much we pay for it.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
A milk alternative for lactose intolerance sufferers, the eradication of wilding trees and increased livestock breeding are just some of the potential benefits of gene editing outlined in a discussion paper released yesterday by the Royal Society Te Aparanga.Read More
The North Island's first offshore fish farm took a step closer after Coromandel iwi received permission to apply for resource consents to farm kingfish in the Hauraki Gulf.
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Once a fashionable party drug, a gas produced by cow’s urine is a growing climate problem. Eloise Gibson talks to the scientists and farmers who are leading efforts keep nitrogen in the ground and out of the atmosphere.Read More