Monday, October 23, 2017

Environment

New Zealand: Teens to Visit the Remote Kermadec Islands

A group of 30 New Zealand teenagers are getting ready for the trip of a lifetime; they’ve been chosen to travel to the far-flung, uninhabited Kermadec Islands to learn about conservation.

(Image of Raoul Island by NASA)

For young students, trips away from home are always an exciting adventure – …Read More: New Zealand: Teens to Visit the Remote Kermadec Islands

Environment

New Zealand: Kermadec islands safe after experiencing a 7.6 earthquake

Raoul Island by NASA courtesy of Wikipedia

International press and newswires are reporting that the remote volcanic Kermadec Islands, located in the South Pacific Ocean 800–1’000 km  northeast of New Zealand’s North Island are unharmed after a powerful earthquake registering 7.6 struck this morning.

Raoul Island by NASA courtesy of Wikipedia

The islands, which belong to New …Read More: New Zealand: Kermadec islands safe after experiencing a 7.6 earthquake