Category Archives: Water & Climate Change

CWMS Workshop 30.10.15

The next five years need to be focused on the maintenance and enhancement of environmental services and on the anticipation of accelerated climate change. The clear, unequivocal advocacy for biodiversity and ecosystems health by Ecan should be a top priority and this needs to be coordinated at the highest level. We are coming to the end of...
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Environmental Defence Society conference ‘Navigating Our Future ‘

I attended the Environmental Defence Society conference Navigating Our Future in Auckland last year. My thanks to Ecan for a partial subsidy to make it possible. The conference was a useful helicopter view of how the collaborative process is working and of the state of New Zealand’s biodiversity and environment. International speakers focused on the 1950’s as...
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Banks Peninsula, water and climate change

Banks Peninsula, water and climate change. Several years ago the Trust identified climate change as a looming issue both globally and for the Peninsula. Since then the effects have become increasingly apparent. We have fewer Southerlies and more weather from the North and Nor’west. We have high tides which get higher and higher and the average temperature...
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