Youth leaders paddled down the Whanganui River this week in kayaks made out of recycled plastic bottles to raise awareness about pollution in New Zealand.
All over the country there's pockets of dioxin contamination that need to be cleaned up or "remediated".
Residents of a small North Island town are demanding the removal of a rubbish dump where rusty contents are being dragged into the Hauraki Gulf by the tide.
The sea grass in the Kaipara Harbour is a crucial feeding ground for snapper. But there are fears the fish numbers will drop.
Sea Week's Mels Barton says Kiwis should take personal responsibility for keeping our oceans and waterways clean.
Beijing authorities have introduced stricter guidelines on car emissions in an effort to tackle the city's pollution problem.
With more than 13 million cars sold in China last year, motor vehicles have emerged as the chief culprit for air pollution in big cities.
Thick, off-the-scale smog has shrouded eastern China for the second time in about two weeks, forcing airlines to cancel flights due to poor visibility.
Beijing's pollution has reached especially high levels again as smog blankets much of China's central and eastern areas.
Fish & Game is accusing the dairy sector of using concerns over DCD to try to force the lowering of pollution standards.
NIWA research has found paint used to protect boats from marine life could in fact be harming the creatures.
A new and legally binding international treaty to reduce harmful emissions of mercury was adopted Saturday by more than 140 nations.
Throwing a bottle into the sea, with or without a message, is now an offence under new international maritime rules.
One of Beijing's worst rounds of air pollution kept schoolchildren indoors and sent coughing residents to hospitals Monday.
People refused to venture outdoors and buildings disappeared into Beijing's murky skyline on Sunday.
More industry means higher levels of pollution, and Delhi is struggling to cope.
It's been an ongoing battle between Environment Southland and local truckies for years.
After a weekend of protests by thousands of citizens over pollution fears, a local Chinese government has agreed to halt expansion of a petrochemical factory.
US-based billionaire Julian Robertson says New Zealand needs to look after its land better.
Report claims climate change kills an estimated 5 million people a year, and already costs the world $1.2 trillion annually.
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