Media highlights: 18-28 Feb 2014

A third of the world’s food is never eaten  (NZ Herald, 28 Feb)

Public shut out of oil drilling consent process  (Te Karere TV, 27 Feb)

No hearings for deep sea drilling – Govt (NZ Herald, 27 Feb)  – Read also EDS’ response re “regulatory capture”

US orders tests on ‘explosive’ fracked oil  (Telegraph, 26 Feb)  – Danger in transporting unclassified crude oil

Jobs cut, mine delayed as price slumps  (Radio NZ, 26 Feb) – Just shows how uncertain and unreliable mining-based jobs and economies really are – boom and bust!

World’s largest drilling company posts huge lost  (NZ Herald, 25 Feb)

Seabed mining hearing in March  (TDN, 24 Feb) – Of the 4702 submissions, only 11 support the proposal either in full or in part, see also EPA’s analysis report

Farmers will need to change environment thinking  (stuff, 22 Feb) – Can this be a way forward to reduce waterway pollution and more sustainable farming?

Shell to pay cost of whale necropsy  (Otago Daily Times, 22 Feb)

Origin bullish about LNG export prospects from drilling project off Otago  (NZ Herald, 22 Feb)

Exxon CEO comes out against fracking project because it will affect his property values  (Climate Progress, 21 Feb)

Farmers to face random milk testing  (stuff, 19 Feb)

Group pleads for others to ignore ‘propaganda’  (Wanganui Chronicle, 19 Feb)

David Suzuki:  Fracking and drought are deeply connected  (,  18 Feb)


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