Beyond recycling, what to do about climate change?
21 September 2023
The first leaders' debate was a sobering reminder that we're not taking climate change seriously enough. Kevin Trenberth looks beyond the usual talking points.
Covid changed our view of possibilities for the planet
23 August 2023
Covid has fundamentally changed how people view the environment, their relationship to it and their vision for the future, according to new research from the University of Auckland.
Green roof trial blooms with potential
14 August 2023
A project to understand the benefits of 'living' roofs is sprouting up at the Faculty of Engineering.
Seabirds, teachers of the oceans
13 August 2023
Opinion: Research showing increased stress in seabirds as they struggle to find food is also an indicator of oceanic changes across hemispheres, writes Brendon Dunphy
Environmental engineering in early taro and kūmara cultivation
1 August 2023
Field work is archaeologist Alex Queenin’s happy place. At the moment, she’s finding that happy place on Ahuahu, an island off the west coast of Coromandel.
Our leafy oases shouldn’t be reserved for the privileged
26 July 2023
Opinion: We need to prioritise green spaces for those who need them the most – those without their own backyard and living in more dense and deprived neighbourhoods, argues I-Ting Chuang
University partners with hapū to build freshwater knowledge
3 July 2023
Waipapa Taumata Rau and Winiata marae are working together to improve freshwater quality in the rural town of Taihape.
Dan Hikuroa: in tune with the natural world
1 July 2023
Associate Professor Dan Hikuroa is working to overcome our biggest environmental challenges by weaving science with Indigenous knowledge.
Klaus Bosselmann: an activist for Earth and its inhabitants
1 July 2023
After losing his appointment as a judge, Klaus Bosselmann turned to teaching environmental law. This year he’s assisting the UN Secretary-General with preparations for the Summit of the Future.
We need to know what's in the water
22 June 2023
New Zealand's freshwater and drinking water is in a state of desperation. Lokesh Padhye makes the case for rigorous source water quality monitoring.
University excels in international sustainability Impact Rankings
1 June 2023
The University of Auckland has maintained a top place (12th) in the Global Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2023.
Engineering alumnus awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship
18 May 2023
Recent graduate Michael Allison is committed to improving the lives of people in need. His work has earned him a place at the University of Cambridge.