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Canterbury is blessed with an abundance of water resources, but they must be managed sustainably to ensure future supply.
Despite the challenges and hurdles, 2021 was a year of progress.
A careless act can have serious consequences for our special birdlife.
The Ashburton Lakes/Ōtuwharekai are in danger of flipping due to an increase in nutrients in the water.
The recent Canterbury floods raise questions around the impact of climate change and the need to plan ahead.
Keeping black-billed gulls safe is one of our top priorities and it was disheartening to see that the latest incident has caused great damage to the colony.
Steve Lowndes is wrapping up his experience as a councillor and chair and reflects on achievements and the challenges lying ahead for the new council.
Environment Canterbury’s role in consenting water use, and protecting our water supply.
Steve Lowndes discusses what the Waimakariri in flood would really look like, and whether our current protection measures are resilient enough.
Farmers have a lot to contend with, much more than the average townie can understand, in dealing with emissions, nutrient leaching and environmental risks.
Audit. It’s a word with all sorts of connotations, and none of them especially pleasant. For me, it stirs up memories of long dark nights poring over paperwork.