UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration & Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

The United Nations Decade on Biodiversity gives way to the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.  This aims to prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems worldwide. Restoration is a monumental task. Over the next ten years, every action counts. Every single day. Every country, company, organization, and individual has...

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Climate Crisis

The digital version of Auckland’s Climate Plan (Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri) is online. CTA was one of the submitters to this plan and our submission is here. The launch of the digital plan was marked by a climate action focussed Auckland Conversation: So, Auckland has a climate plan… now what? A recording...

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Resource management reform

New Directions for Resource Management in New Zealand is the most significant, broad ranging and inclusive review to take place within the system since the Resource Management Act came into force in 1991.  The reform of the resource management system addresses significant pressures on both the natural and built environments....

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Cameras on fishing boats petition

When commercial fishing boats are out at sea, what they pull up from the ocean goes largely unchecked. The number of fish reported caught, or any dolphins, penguins and seabirds encountered, is based on what the industry reports. Commercial fishing has been plundering the seas, dumping fish and killing native...

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