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September 10, 2018

Turning on the technology tap to protect water

Twenty-one farms left reeling after the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake have recently been kitted out with some new technology - part of a programme designed to get their farms back to the same, if not better, state than they were before the big shake.

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August 31, 2018

Getting behind New Zealand’s waterway restoration movement

This week is World Water Week and 3,000 decision-makers, scientists and experts from over 130 countries are converging on Stockholm, Sweden to develop plans to preserve this precious natural resource. 

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August 24, 2018

Why short and long-lived greenhouse gases belong in different baskets

Keith Woodford explains why methane and carbon dioxide need to be treated separately rather than being lumped together in a single emissions trading scheme.

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August 24, 2018

Not all gases are created equal

Gases that trap heat in the atmosphere are called greenhouse gases.

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August 21, 2018

New research into animals that give off less nitrogen

New research may hold the key to lowering our emissions, by breeding animals that naturally excrete less nitrogen. 

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August 20, 2018

Finding a better way to achieve our sustainability goals on farm

Charlotte Rutherford, Fonterra’s General Manager of Sustainable Dairying is always looking for new ways to support the Co-op’s farmers in achieving their sustainability goals. 

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August 16, 2018

Why we're transitioning to a zero emissions future

If you live in New Zealand, you probably already know Fonterra is the country’s biggest business. Our scale is important. It helps us compete on the global stage, against some of the largest and most efficient companies in the world. 

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August 14, 2018

Infographic: What is Climate Change? 

Scratching your head about what Climate Change is and how it works? Here’s some help.

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August 01, 2018

Taranaki riding the water quality wave

Scientific research shows water quality in Taranaki is improving in record setting leaps and bounds. Find out how the Taranaki Regional Council is working with farmers to continue these impressive water quality trends.

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