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  • Sum of Us

    I wholeheartedly support organisations that are fighting to stop big corporations such as Big Pharma from overrunning the planet and turning it into a toxic soup.   Good afternoon Dear friend: SumOfUs exists to put bad corporations back in their place. We’ve only got 32 members of staff, but SumOfUs tames corporate beasts like Pepsi, […]

  • Garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean

    Click this link to latest environmental disaster looming in the pacific: Great Pacific garbage patch’ sprawling with far more debris than thought The patch of detritus is more than twice the size of France and is up to 16 times larger than previously estimated https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/22/great-pacific-garbage-patch-sprawling-with-far-more-debris-than-thought

  • The Hazards of Asbestos

    What is asbestos? According to Worksafe NZ, it is stated: The term “asbestos” is used for a group of naturally occurring minerals that take the form of long thin fibres and fibre bundles. These minerals are non – biodegradable, have great tensile strength, conduct heat poorly and are relatively resistant to chemical weathering, such as […]

  • Environmental Health Indicators in New Zealand

    Understanding environmental health according to ehinz The environment can directly and indirectly impact on our health and wellbeing. Environmental health examines the interaction between the environment and our health. We use the following definitions: Environmental health refers to aspects of human health (including quality of life) that are determined by physical, chemical, biological, social and […]