100% Pure? Not The Air Of Invercargill

A South Island respiratory specialist Dr Roland Meyer has linked a “terrible increase” in respirable problems in the city of  Invercargill to poor air quality. Apparently air quality standards have been breached 17 times this year, which is thrice the number of breaches in 2009. SCOT MACKAY, writing for the Southland times An alarming rise…

New Zealand Lakes – Not 100% Pure

Nearly a third of them are unhealthy, according to a NIWA report and pastoral land use has got a lot to do with it. The quality of healthy lakes is declining because of nutrients coming off of livestock farming, New Zealand’s fresh waters are paying a heavy price for industrial dairying and intensive agriculture –…