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UN sounds ‘code red for humanity’ warning over irreversible climate impact [RNZ]

From RNZ: “The UN climate panel sounded a dire warning this evening, saying the world is dangerously close to runaway warming and that humans are “unequivocally” to blame.” Read article: See also: Why government’s won’t act on climate change

IPCC climate report released October 2018

Photo: NASA/NOAA GOES Project ‘We have just 12 years to make massive and unprecedented changes to global energy infrastructure to limit global warming to moderate levels, the United Nation’s climate science body said in a monumental new report released Sunday.’ Read discussion on this major report: Climate report warns of need for rapid, unprecedented change […]

Trees That Count 2017

Many hands make light work How many native trees are we planting in New Zealand? Could we do more? With your help we can. Trees That Count is building a movement to help New Zealand plant more native trees. It’s about counting how many native trees that you great Kiwis already plant each year, and […]

Special Birthday Offer from SiloStay

To celebrate their two year anniversary, SiloStay are offering a 15% discount to EcoFind readers until the end of October 2016. Plus free bike hire! Enjoy a unique, eco-friendly accommodation and explore the beauty of the rugged landscape of the Banks Peninsula region. Offer Details Bookings for this offer need to be made by phone. […]

Tell the World about your Sustainable Business

We’ve just made it easier for you to tell potential customers about your sustainable business. There’s always something going on behind the scenes at EcoFind. Generally, we’re so busy actually making improvements that we don’t get around to talking about them here. However, we’d like to tell you about this new feature so you can […]

Ōtākaro Orchard Community Garden Project gets the Green Light

Ōtākaro Orchard

Associate Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Nicky Wagner has welcomed an agreement reached for a community garden and food hub on Crown-owned land in central Christchurch.

The Dorito Effect – The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor

This is a great interview on Radio NZ’s ‘This way up’ on a fascinating and relevant topic.

Nelson Nature $6m Biodiversity Project Partners with DOC

DOC has teamed up with Nelson City Council for three years of the 10 year Nelson Nature project, which aims to protect and restore Nelson’s natural environment.

The Environment Aotearoa 2015 report released

Wind Farm

A major report paints a bleak picture of the current state of NZ’s environment. Read the Report here »

Ecofind in Business South magazine

Ecofind in Business South 2015

Business South by Waterhouse Press, did a nice wee article on Ecofind this month.

Green Pest Eradication Tech

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Growing up with Star Wars and the promises that technology would deliver a utopian existence well before the turn of the century, I’m surprised someone hasn’t developed something like this sooner! Although, who knows when or if it will find a viable commercial application in the near future. When you’ve got hot lasers targeting and […]

Tiny Apartment Showcases Space Optimisation

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‘Located in Barcelona’s hip Born district, the tiny apartment is a remodelled pigeon loft. Designed by architect Barbara Appolloni, Christian says the space was inspired by the space-saving furniture aboard boats, as well as the clean lines of a small Japanese home…’ Via