10 Oct '11, 11am

On Our Radar: Oil Spill Off New Zealand: The prime minister asks how a ship could have plowed into a well- docum...

Maritime New Zealand/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Rough weather has slowed the recovery of oil from a ship off New Zealand’s northeastern coast. Five days after a container ship hit a reef, clumps of oil begin washing up on New Zealand’s North Island, stirring fear that the fuel could foul delicate estuaries. Workers had begun pumping fuel from the ship but halted the effort after weather predictions of gale-force winds. [Associated Press] Federal officials plan to meet this week to discuss potential risks from erionite , a fibrous mineral that has been linked to mesothelioma, a rare and lethal form of cancer. [FairWarning] TransCanada’s chief executive blames the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico for fomenting opposition against a plan to import oil-sands crude through a pipeline that would run from Canada to the Gulf Coast. [Bloomberg News] The Republican preside...

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WELLINGTON (AFP) - Oil from a stranded container ship began washing up on the shore of New Zealand's pristine Bay of Plent...

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European Pressphoto Agency The stricken cargo ship Rena, which ran aground on a reef off New Zealand. The container ship t...

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Action needed to prevent environmental disaster in New Zealand: Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) have sai...

Action needed to prevent environmental disaster...

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Great-winged Petrel (angrysunbird; flickr.com) Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) have said urgent action is needed t...

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Bad news from New Zealand: oil spill to get "si...

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The ongoing oil spill off the coast of New Zealand is going to get "significantly worse," according to the country's Envir...

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The world’s most endangered sea dolphins are sliding towards extinction in the face of damaging fishing methods, experts a...

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The debate over horizontal hydraulic fracturing spreads to North Carolina, where geologists have identified deposits of na...

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The debate over horizontal hydraulic fracturing spreads to North Carolina, where geologists have identified deposits of na...

New Zealand beat Argentina in World Cup quarter...

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AUCKLAND (AFP) - New Zealand beat Argentina 33-10 in a World Cup quarter-final here on Sunday. The tournament hosts will n...

Criminal Charges Filed as the New Zealand Oil S...

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The oil spill off the New Zealand coast, already the country's worst environmental disaster in decades, continues to worse...