Sea levels are rising and major floods becoming more frequent. How will we cope? Environment Commissioner Jan Wright answers your questions live from midday.
Parliament's environmental watchdog has torn a chunk out of the Government.
Flying spiders could pose another risk to our landscape as a dry summer increases the risk of fire.
Researchers fight a disease that in bad years kills up to 90 per cent of yellow-eyed penguin chicks born along the Otago coast.
The fairy tern wins the New Zealand Seabird of the Year poll.
Dozens of people entered chilly north Auckland waters this morning to swim with a pod of dolphins.
Govt "fails to take world-leading stance" on reducing greenhouse gas emissons, commissioner says.
Hawke's Bay man hopes to be the first to commercially cook tyres that clog up our landfills.
Commissioners sure wastewater discharge is harming Manawatu River want specialists to advise them on fix.
This is the time when great whites gather in our waters and throw their weight around, shark style.
After 10 years and close to $10 million the One Plan has had its final sign-off.
Carelessness of a ship's crew led to damage of a protected piece of Taranaki's coastline.
A $300,000 grant to a Cawthron Institute scientist could help to find answers to questions around how climate change will affect marine species.
Scientists are working on developing an army of mutant possums to help control the pest.
A young fur seal was spotted at a bus stop in Nelson — possibly trying to catch a ride out of town.
Japan is to vastly expand its Antarctic whaling area, and take up to 333 minke whales, under new "scientific research plan".
Council applies again to disrupt Oreti River with trail, but submissions from as far as Norway oppose plan.
A Morepork chick blown from its perch during storm spends the night in police custody.
Nasa has released a satellite image of ash spewing 9km high from an Alaskan volcano.
Phosphate mining on the Chatham Rise could damage coral and create toxic leaks, opposition groups tell hearing.
Fish numbers have declined in the Manawatu River and it is no longer safe to swim in.
Baby Chacma baboons are not alone in facing their greatest threat from within.
What would you expect to find living within a square metre patch of the Southland shoreline?
A pest known as the Yellow Spotted Stink Bug has been spotted in a South Island garden.
DOC hits back at anti-1080 group claims of 'chaos' in the Marlborough Sounds.
Summer will see China install a fifth station in Antarctica under the Antarctic Treaty.
A dire picture for kiwi in the wild has been painted for new Conservation Minister Maggie Barry.
Council and ECan to roll out soil testing programme after arsenic was found in several properties.
Health warning issued for popular Lake Hakanoa in Huntly after a rise in toxic algae.
Mudfish have been released into Hamilton's city waters in an effort to restore biodiversity of days gone by.