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A Carbon-Neutral World Focus of World Environment Day 2008

A Carbon-Neutral World Focus of World Environment Day 2008

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, June 5, 2008 (ENS) – New Zealand, one of the first countries to pledge a carbon-neutral future, is the main host of today’s celebration of World Environment Day 2008. The theme this year, “Kick the CO2 Habit,” is meant to inspire and encourage actions to eliminate the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, CO2,…

New Zealand Imposes Fishing Rules to Help Endangered Seabirds

New Zealand Imposes Fishing Rules to Help Endangered Seabirds

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, February 27, 2008 (ENS) – The government of New Zealand has established a new set of temporary measures to keep endanagered seabirds from being killed when commercial vessels are fishing. The new practices will be in place while the government develops longer term solutions to the problem of seabird mortality. “No one…