Displaying items by tag: Environment

Thursday, 20 February 2020 12:17

Co-op doing its bit for sustainability

OPINION: Sustainability is at the heart of Fonterra's new strategy.

Published in Opinion
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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 10:47

UK to bring beavers back, despite farmer concern

They help prevent flooding and drought by building leaky dams, but UK farmers are concerned about their reintroduction.

Published in World News
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Thursday, 13 February 2020 16:25

Zespri’s sustainability pledge

Kiwifruit marketer Zespri says all its packaging will become 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 February 2020 10:04

No sense — Editorial

OPINION: How can you be green when you are in the red? 

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Wednesday, 12 February 2020 11:10

New ryegrass ‘boosts production, reduces methane’

A new higher-fat variety of ryegrass could help farmers boost production while lowering methane emissions, says agricultural seed company Germinal.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 09:45

Don’t force farms into forests

Farmers are warning that the Government’s proposed reforms to the Emissions Trading Scheme could accelerate conversion of productive pasture land into forestry.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 January 2020 09:14

Fonterra Te Awamutu site to go coal free

Fonterra is taking another step forward in its commitment to renewable energy.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 January 2020 10:55

No more coal-fired boilers

Canterbury-based Synlait Milk has reaffirmed its policy of building no more coal-fired boilers, with the official opening of the country’s first large-scale electrode boiler at its Dunsandel headquarters.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 12:42

Think again

Have you given up milk in the name of sustainability? Think again.

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 21 January 2020 08:55

Te Papa responds to exhibit criticism

Te Papa has responded to farmer criticism of its exhibition on water quality.

Published in General News
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