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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Speculation 'cloud seeding' caused Dubai record rainfall refuted by experts blaming climate change
     18 April 2024
    Speculation swirled on social media that the weather technology was to blame for the largest ever rainfall Dubai has seen. But experts say the record rains were on a totally different scale to what seeding would produce.
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    A reminder New Zealand is called the Shaky Islands for a reason, following earthquake strengthening deadline changes
    18 Apr: A reminder New Zealand is called the Shaky Islands for a reason, following earthquake strengthening deadline changes... more
    Tread carefully over plans to extend earthquake-strengthening work deadlines
    18 Apr: Tread carefully over plans to extend earthquake-strengthening work deadlines... more
    The unbeaten Hurricanes will utilise their squad depth for Friday's Super Rugby match against the Fijian Drua in Suva
    17 Apr: The unbeaten Hurricanes will utilise their squad depth for Friday's Super Rugby match against the Fijian Drua in Suva... more
    Spire collapses after fire breaks out at Copenhagen's 17th-century Old Stock Exchange
    16 Apr: A fire has broken out at Copenhagen's Old Stock Exchange, one of the Danish capital's best-known buildings, engulfing its spire which collapsed onto the roof in a scene reminiscent of the 2019 blaze at Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral.... more
    Lightning and heavy rain kill dozens in Pakistan and Afghanistan in three days
    16 Apr: Pakistani officials say most of the deaths occurred when farmers were struck by lightning while harvesting wheat and rain caused houses to collapse in Punjab province.... more
    Fears an Otago town's water supply could be affected, if a bypass isn't formed in the Phoenix Dam
    16 Apr: Fears an Otago town's water supply could be affected, if a bypass isn't formed in the Phoenix Dam... more
    Auckland Pride says the court process for the Karangahape Road Vandal has only helped Destiny Church
    15 Apr: Auckland Pride says the court process for the Karangahape Road Vandal has only helped Destiny Church... more
    Fears more wild weather could disrupt work to repair a major South Island rail bridge
    14 Apr: Fears more wild weather could disrupt work to repair a major South Island rail bridge... more
    The Hurricanes are backing their most capped player to fill their major injury void at halfback for the rest of the Super Rugby season
    13 Apr: The Hurricanes are backing their most capped player to fill their major injury void at halfback for the rest of the Super Rugby season... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     25 Mar: A Christchurch high school will reopen today after two earthquake-prone buildings were discovered last week +++++++++++++++++++
     27 Mar: Women and girls sacrifice their education as climate change haunts the classroom +++++++++++++++++
     04 Apr: Taiwan's strongest earthquake in 25 years kills nine, tsunami warnings lifted +++++++++++
     24 Mar: The depth of an earthquake in Papua New Guinea, has now been revised +++++++++++
     24 Mar: Dozens of staff and residents at a dementia care unit in Levin were forced to evacuate overnight, after a fire broke out at the home ++++++++++
     26 Mar: Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals recent pacemaker surgery due to genetic heart condition ++++++++
     26 Mar: Northland's rolling out the welcome mat as the quickest route from Auckland opens for the long weekend ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      21 Apr: 'i want to erase my own footprint': the women looking after an island paradise (BBCWorld)
      17 Apr: 5 reasons why the fast-track approvals bill threatens nz's already fragile ecosystems (RadioNZ)
      12 Apr: Fresh questions for barclay on incinerator decision (BBCWorld)
      11 Apr: Flood warnings remain after gales and high tides (BBCWorld)
      10 Apr: Doc job cuts plan: tourism, backcountry huts, flora and fauna at risk, groups say (RadioNZ)
      10 Apr: Fresh water farm plans rollout to be reviewed, work underway may be halted (RadioNZ)
      10 Apr: More productive land being used for urban development, study finds (RadioNZ)
      9 Apr: Lawyers call on mps to include right to sustainable environment in legislation (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Wellington:
    Police have arrived at the scene of suspicious blaze at an historic Wellington building this morning 8:17

    Living & Travel:
    Full steam ahead with plans to re-build Christchurch's Catholic Cathedral - on the same site as before 8:07

    Golf:
    The Nelly Korda show is in full effect in the final round of the year's first women's golf major 7:57

    Law and Order:
    Details have emerged, about how an Auckland motorist had two guns pulled on him for unknowingly merging into a gang convoy, that was on its way to a fatal brawl 7:57

    Business:
    Growing operational costs are partially to blame for an increase in domestic airfares 7:47

    Entertainment:
    It's 'Bluey House' now, as London awards show for its cultural success 7:27

    Business:
    Some building owners in Wellington are scratching their heads around changes to quake-prone sites 7:27

    Health & Safety:
    Otago University researchers are pushing for more drug checking services in Aotearoa 7:17

    International:
    'I knew it was dynamite': Inside Israel's 'doomsday' development 7:07

    Motorsports:
    Max Verstappen has reigned supreme once again - taking the chequered flag in Formula 1's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai 5:17

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