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Call for national plastic recycling strategy

Juliet was interviewed on RNZ Summer Times on 15 January 2020 about plastic recycling and rethinking Aotearoa New Zealand's waste and recycling infrastructure. Read the story and listen to the interview on RNZ Read the Rethinking Plastics report

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Together we can keep antibiotics working

Dr Ian Town (Chief Science Advisor, Ministry of Health) discusses antibiotic resistance, how all New Zealanders contribute to the issue and what we can do to help combat it here. The Ministry for Health has accessible information on antibiotic resistance, including...

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