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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Salamanders' ability to 'skydive' in California redwood forests discovered by scientists
     27 May 2022
    Scientists have discovered that a species of salamander that inhabits some of the world's tallest forests, is able to "skydive", controlling its descent as it leaps from trees.
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    An extension to Christchurch's tram network marks the end of work to upgrade earthquake-damaged High Street
    27 May: An extension to Christchurch's tram network marks the end of work to upgrade earthquake-damaged High Street... more
    Firefighters young and old are getting hands-on training in Dunedin
    27 May: Firefighters young and old are getting hands-on training in Dunedin... more
    A Wellington City Councillor says it's impossible to say no to the 37-million dollars more needed to strengthen the town hall
    27 May: A Wellington City Councillor says it's impossible to say no to the 37-million dollars more needed to strengthen the town hall... more
    The Hurricanes squad continues to be plagued by the winter flu
    26 May: The Hurricanes squad continues to be plagued by the winter flu... more
    A number of organisations are said to be struggling with the costs of earthquake strengthening
    26 May: A number of organisations are said to be struggling with the costs of earthquake strengthening... more
    A storm of events could see a proportion of this year's pipfruit harvest left on the trees
    25 May: A storm of events could see a proportion of this year's pipfruit harvest left on the trees... more
    Dunedin residents have been jolted awake by a short, sharp earthquake this morning
    24 May: Dunedin residents have been jolted awake by a short, sharp earthquake this morning... more
    Aniwaka Haumaha is facing a hectic few months
    24 May: Aniwaka Haumaha is facing a hectic few months... more
    Rare northern Michigan tornado kills two, injures more than 40, flipping cars and tearing off roofs
    22 May: A rare northern Michigan tornado tears¬†through a small community, killing at least two people¬†and injuring more than 40 others as it flipped vehicles, tore roofs from buildings and downed trees and power lines.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     06 May: It's o'clock....I'm.... +++++++++++++++++++
     18 May: It's thought Hutt Hospital's earthquake prone rating speaks to nationwide infrastructure issues +++++++++++
     29 Apr: Water is back on for residents in Christchurch city centre +++++++++++
     03 May: Research from Auckland Council shows intensification isn't just something happening close to the central city +++++++++
     18 May: Fire and Emergency's shooting down claims staffing in Auckland has hit a crisis point +++++++++
     02 May: Councils want to change how building consents are handled ++++++++
     11 May: NASA's scrapped the launch of a giant helium balloon today, because of unfavourable weather ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      26 May: The meat and dairy farmers who are going vegan (BBCWorld)
      24 May: Environment court hearing begins over te waikoropupu springs in tasman (RadioNZ)
      19 May: Budget 2022: millions for rma overhaul, biodiversity plan (NZ Herald)
      17 May: Otago farming company fined $5000 after burning tyres (NZ Herald)
      9 May: A 'toxic environment': third of city's family harm calls to emergency accommodation (RadioNZ)
      4 May: Local focus: breaking the silence - real talk (NZ Herald)
      29 Apr: Compostable packaging: environment ministry urges cautious approach (RadioNZ)
      28 Apr: Govt's $1.4b housing funding: 'this is what tamaki makaurau desperately needs' (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Environment:
    Salamanders' ability to 'skydive' in California redwood forests discovered by scientists 16:00

    Entertainment:
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    Entertainment:
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    Law and Order:
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    Entertainment:
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    Education:
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    Entertainment:
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    Living & Travel:
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    Health & Safety:
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