THE ELLEN MACARTHUR FOUNDATION
Our Mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation works with business, government and academia to build a framework for an economy that is restorative and regenerative by design.
In April 2019, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and The Ministry for the Environment hosted Ōhanga Āmiomio, the world’s first Pacific Summit on the circular economy, in Rotorua, New Zealand.
THE UNDERSTATEMENT OF
EXISTENTIAL CLIMATE RISK
BY DAVID SPRATT & IAN DUNLOP | FOREWORD BY HANS JOACHIM SCHELLNHUBER
Climate change is now reaching the end-game,
where very soon humanity must choose between taking unprecedented action, or accepting that it has been left too late to bear the consequences.
It is all the more important to listen to the non-mainstream voices who do understand the issues and are less hesitatnt to cry wolf.DAVID
AOTEAROA WATER ACTION
Many kiwi are becoming increasingly concerned about what is happening with our water in New Zealand as corporations are attempting to buy up water rights to bottle vast quantities of our water and sell it. Aotearoa Water Action (AWA) wants to bring attention to the reality of what is happening in this country and what it means for the future. Water is life, and is required for the well-being of all living things. We do not want to lose control of our precious water to corporate interests.
MINISTRY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
ENVIRONMENT AOTEAROA 2019
Environment Aotearoa 2019 provides an overview of the state of our environment. Using five broad themes the report presents nine priority environmental issues. Each issue includes information about why it matters, what has changed, and the consequences.
INTERGOVERNMENTAL SCIENCE-POLICY PLATFORM ON BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
The Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is an independent intergovernmental body established to strengthen the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, long-term human well-being and sustainable development.
This Think-Piece brings together the international agenda of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
(SDGs) and the New Zealand Science agenda of the National Science Challenges (NSCs). It highlights
an opportunity for New Zealand to show leadership and make a distinctive and lasting contribution
towards the SDG Agenda.