Reference

Environment

Categories

* Biodiversity
* Conservation
* Endangered Species
* Government Agencies
* Marine & Oceans
* Sustainable Business
* Waste Minimisation
* Water Quality & Supply

Sites

* Environment @ Te Puna Web Directory
Links to New Zealand organisations and information.
* Best Fish Guide
Forest & Bird provides NZ consumers with this guide which ranks the ecological sustainability of seafood from our commercial fisheries.
* Ecological Footprint Calculator
Estimates the size of your personal footprint using information you provide about your consumption habits. From the Ministry for the Environment.
* Environment New Zealand 2007
Full report of Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of New Zealand's environment report.
* Environmental Education Directory
The directory contains resources relating to the sustainable management of the New Zealand environment. It contains New Zealand produced material and has been devised for practical use by teachers, councils and community groups or individuals.
* Enviroschools: learning for a sustainable future
The Enviroschools Foundation is a charitable trust that provides support and strategic direction for a nation-wide environmental education programme, and the creation of sustainable schools
* The foreshore and seabed of New Zealand
Historical information relating to the New Zealand government's policy proposal for the foreshore and seabed in 2004.
* Forest and Bird magazine
Selected articles from past issues and articles index.
* Freshwater Biodata Information System (FBIS)
Freshwater Biodata Information System contains fish, algae, aquatic plant and invertebrate data and metadata gathered from New Zealand's freshwater streams, rivers and lakes.
* Friends of Mana Island
The Friends of Mana Island Incorporated was formed in 1999 to provide support for the Restoration Plan prepared by the Department of Conservation (DoC) in 1987.
* Global Invasive Species Database (GISD)
Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) aims to increase awareness about invasive alien species and to facilitate effective prevention and management activities.
* Green Pages
Directory of organisations active in the areas of conservation and environmental protection, education, and restoration in Aotearoa/New Zealand
* Kaipatiki Ecological Restoration Project (KERP)
* Monitoring Progress Towards a Sustainable New Zealand
Provides a selection of information related to sustainable development in New Zealand.
* No Take Marine Reserves - Waiho nga Kai a Tangaroa
About 'no-take' marine reserves - areas of the sea in which there is no fishing at all; as little other human disturbance as can be reasonably arranged, but where people are encouraged to learn about the more natural marine life and processes that this produces. The focus is upon the New Zealand experience within such reserves, the practical lessons this has taught us, and the scientific principles that have emerged.
* Phase2
Phase2 is dedicated to the advancement and adoption of science- and ethics-based (strong) sustainability through leadership and engagement.
* Risk assessment for contaminated sites in New Zealand
This web site aims to guide environmental managers through a framework for assessing contaminated sites and to provide information resources relevant to New Zealand assessors, auditors or reviewers. The site is a collaborative venture between a number of organisations.
* The State of New Zealand's Environment 1997
Reports on New Zealand's natural environment, what we have done to it, and what we are doing now. From the Ministry for the Environment.
* State of Southland's environment
* Sustainable Christchurch
Aims to actively contribute within Otautahi-Christchurch to opportunities and means for achievement of long term sustainability
* Water & Atmosphere
A quarterly magazine that highlights research conducted at NIWA in articles aimed at the general reader.
* www.RubbishFree.co.nz
Guide to becoming rubbish free in New Zealand. Based on the experience of Matthew Luxon and Waveney Warth in Christchurch.