Mar 13, 2023 · New Zealand can expect to see changes in wind and sea current patterns, storm tracks, the occurrence of droughts and frosts and the frequency of heavy rainfall events, as well as rising temperatures. The impacts of climate change in New Zealand will become more pronounced as time goes on.
Sep 30, 2021 · Climate change can affect our mental and physical health Higher temperatures can negatively affect the physical health of people particularly over the age of 65 and people who work outdoors. For example, models indicate that in Christchurch we are already seeing an average of 14 heat-related deaths per year in adults over 65 years old.
Oct 1, 2019 · Climate change is affecting New Zealand and the health of New Zealanders as many factors that contribute to our health and well-being are threatened by climate change. Over time, increasing climate change will lead to our health being impacted more severely, and more of us will be affected.
1 day ago · A warming climate may increase the likelihood of tropical diseases, such as dengue fever and malaria, reaching New Zealand. New Zealand is currently too cold for most of the mosquitoes and ticks that spread tropical diseases, however, as our climate warms they may be able to establish populations here.
Mar 29, 2021 · Ministry for the Environment — Manatū Mō Te Taiao
13 hours ago · Guam has experienced severe impacts from invasive species upon the natural biodiversity of the island. These include the local extinction of endemic bird species after the introduction of the brown tree snake , an infestation of the Asiatic rhinoceros beetle destroying coconut palms, and the effect of introduced feral mammals and amphibians .