Displaying items by tag: climate change
"We already have low-emission climate-friendly farming practices – it's called organic farming," says Marion Thomson, co-chair of Soil & Health.
Soil's ability to store carbon and contain greenhouse gases could globally limit climate warming, says a University of Sydney expert.
The environment is one of the biggest issues facing sheep and beef farmers, says the northern Beef + Lamb NZ farmer council chairman Andrew McKenzie.
A further $20m was pledged by Prime Minister John Key at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris for research into reduced agricultural greenhouse gases emissions.
Federated Farmers has welcomed the Government's decision not to include agriculture in the scope of the Emissions Trading Scheme review.
Being a dairy farmer and an environmentalist, I have been perplexed by the banter and politicking over the regional council's One Plan implementation.
Ultraviolet radiation (UV) could be used to enhance the quality of many crops, says Lincoln University UV-B expert Professor Brian Jordan.
As part of their Living Water partnership, Fonterra and DOC are supporting an international partnership to secure a safe flight path for NZ's bird of the year.
The French ambassador to New Zealand, Florence Jeanblanc-Risler, opened the first session of the Auckland climate change conference stating, "the world is on track for a robust agreement at COP21 in Paris".