From homeless to Eco Warrior, our first Māori Environment Commissioner shares her emotional journey

Proud and accomplished, Kiri Danielle was admitted to the bar last year and is now the first Māori Environment Commissioner after years of dedication to the care and restoration of the taiao. Photo / Supplied Aotearoa’s first Māori Environment Commissioner. Eco-Warrior. Lawyer. Wāhine Toa Journalist. Broadcaster. Television Presenter. Teacher. GlobalContinue Reading

EU Environment Commissioner urges more action to save biodiversity

It is an almost invisible crisis that threatens our food security, our health and the quality of the atmosphere in which we live. The collapse of biodiversity threatens to wipe out one million living species. Euronews spoke to the European Commissioner for the Environment, Virginijus Sinkevičius to discuss the deal recentlyContinue Reading

Fonterra restructure law risks pushing up emissions and diminishing freshwater quality, environment commissioner warns

A proposed law change bolstering Fonterra’s dominant market position risks increasing climate and freshwater pollution, the environment watchdog says, and should be paused until more analysis is done. The Government appears to be unmoved by those concerns, however, and says it does not plan to look into the potential environmentalContinue Reading

Platkin in his appearance today.

Acting AG Platkin, DEP Commissioner LaTourette Announce Groundwater Contamination Lawsuit in Environmental Justice Community TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has filed suit against a Connecticut-based chemical company that, the complaint alleges,Continue Reading

NYSDEC Commissioner Seggos on the Adirondacks, green energy, Dunn, Norlite, the Environmental Bond Act and the state budget

A major focus of both the Biden administration and New York Governor Kathy Hochul’s first budget plan is using green energy to spur the economy. This week, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos was in Plattsburgh to speak at the Quebec-New York Transportation-Aerospace Rendezvous. While there,Continue Reading

Healthcare in India, digital healthcare, Cecilia Oskarsson, Swedish Trade Commissioner to India

‘Innovation and nurturing the start-up ecosystem has been one of the key agendas for the Government of India.’ COVID-19 has disrupted the healthcare delivery in our country and has infected over 40 million people. Government and private hospitals are continuously working towards improving the delivery of healthcare. In India, allContinue Reading