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New Zealand’s Environmental Reporting Series: Our land 2018

Author: Ministry for the Environment; StatsNZ

Organisation: Ministry for the Environment; StatsNZ

Published: April 2018

Country: New Zealand

Research type: Report

This publication reports on the state of the soil, and the state of indigenous biodiversity and ecosystems in New Zealand. The aim is to provide an overview of condition, and changes over time, to support decision-making at all levels of society. Themes explored in Our Land 2018 include: the pressure of human activities on natural resources and likely impacts of climate change; the threat this presents to New Zealand’s soils, indigenous biodiversity and ecosystems; the impact this and recent natural disasters, particularly earthquakes, can have on our
social, cultural, environmental, and economic well-being.