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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    How genetics could soon become the new frontier for advantage in sport
     25 August 2019
    While average humans have a cap on their physical abilities, elite athletes like Usain Bolt have a higher threshold, and genetic researchers are slowly piecing together the reason for this.
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    The Black Caps believe they can still draw the test series against Sri Lanka, despite rain dominating the first two days of the second test against Sri Lanka
    24 Aug: The Black Caps believe they can still draw the test series against Sri Lanka, despite rain dominating the first two days of the second test against Sri Lanka... more
    Climate change evacuation planning needs to start now, scientists urge
    23 Aug: Low-lying islands, coastal towns and cities will need to be abandoned in the future as climate change gets worse. Researchers say it's time to start preparing for equitable and managed relocation, rather than leaving it to a last minute, chaotic retreat.... more
    Wild weather has prompted a warning to Auckland motorists
    22 Aug: Wild weather has prompted a warning to Auckland motorists... more
    Aucklanders are being warned to brace for another stormy night
    22 Aug: Aucklanders are being warned to brace for another stormy night... more
    Wellington Regional Council says the cost of inaction is too high when it comes to climate change
    22 Aug: Wellington Regional Council says the cost of inaction is too high when it comes to climate change... more
    Record wildfires raging through the Amazon can now be seen from space
    22 Aug: Swathes of Brazil, including some of its biggest cities, have been covered in thick smoke as wildfires continue to ravage the world's largest tropical rainforest.... more
    Elton John hits out at 'relentless' criticism of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over use of private jets
    20 Aug: The singer lashes out at "malicious" reporting of the couple's decision to fly to France on a private jet, saying he paid for their flights and feels an obligation to protect them from the press intrusion "that contributed to Diana's untimely death".... more
    Wellington's new Children's Hospital will have cutting-edge technology to protect it from earthquakes
    20 Aug: Wellington's new Children's Hospital will have cutting-edge technology to protect it from earthquakes... more
    Australia is the world's third-largest exporter of CO2 in fossil fuels, report finds
    20 Aug: A new report places us third, behind only Russia and Saudi Arabia, for exported fossil fuel emissions. Australia beats major exporters like the USA and Iraq, almost entirely thanks to coal.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     09 Aug: Sharks glow in the dark thanks to newly discovered molecules ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     31 Jul: A type of flu is being blamed for temporarily closing down a Westport primary school +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     03 Aug: Boaties thinking of heading out anywhere on the country's West Coast are being warned to watch out for "rogue waves" of up to 10 metres tall +++++++++++++++++++++++
     05 Aug: Children at Mamaku School near Rotorua are sweeping snow from the decks +++++++++++++++
     13 Aug: Southerners could be in for a shaky week as aftershocks of last night's quake rock Fiordland +++++++++
     15 Aug: Frustrations from Wellington commuters with all trains brought to a halt for a second time this morning +++++++++
     27 Jul: Have you got climate zombies? We debunk the myths that refuse to die ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      23 Aug: Brazil environment minister heckled over amazon fires (BBCWorld)
      21 Aug: Paying down debt is the smart move in a low interest environment (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Aug: Public servants deserve a safe working environment - psa (voxy.co.nz)
      20 Aug: New zealand team taking valuable learnings from olympic test events (voxy.co.nz)
      20 Aug: Gina lopez, philippine anti-mining advocate, dies aged 65 (BBCWorld)
      19 Aug: Unleash your unique style (NZ Herald)
      19 Aug: More certainty for canterbury homebuyers - robertson (voxy.co.nz)
      19 Aug: Phil goff's clean, green mayoralty re-election campaign launch (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Tennis:
    Former finalist Kevin Anderson has withdrawn from the US tennis Open due to a knee injury 10:07

    Law and Order:
    Michael van Gerwen's made it back to back New Zealand darts titles 10:07

    International:
    Prince Andrew says it was a 'mistake and an error' to continue friendship with Jeffrey Epstein 10:07

    Environment:
    How genetics could soon become the new frontier for advantage in sport 9:37

    Accident and Emergency:
    Two motorcyclists have been taken to hospital with critical injuries after their bikes crashed in Waihi 9:27

    Law and Order:
    Spies in our suburbs 9:17

    General:
    Lisa Carrington's romped to a seventh consecutive world title 8:07

    International:
    Why Macau hasn't been swept up by Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests 7:57

    Basketball:
    A poor third quarter has cost the Tall Blacks in their opening game of a pre-basketball World Cup four-team invitation tournament in China 7:57

    Business:
    A Maori group says it'll take its legal battle over Sydney's largest business district to Australia's highest court 7:47

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