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Urban Eels Wins National and International Planning Awards

Such a great start to 2022! I’m delighted to share with you that “Urban Eels: Our Sustainable City” received the New Zealand PIanning Institute Rodney Davis Project Award 2021 and won the Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP) Award for Conservation of the Built and Natural Environment and Cultural Heritage, announced at the Malaysia City Expo … Continue reading Urban Eels Wins National and International Planning Awards

Urban Eels Dawn Blessing

On 31st July we held a dawn blessing for “Urban Eels: Our Sustainable City”. Together, we have created a new space within our urban fabric to reconnect with nature and share and experience Tikanga Māori. Feeling grateful and honoured to have shared this journey with so many inspiring people. Mihimihi / speeches – Fiona Gordon … Continue reading Urban Eels Dawn Blessing

Covid-19 and New Zealand’s Role in the Global Illegal Wildlife Trade

By Fiona Gordon – Environmental Policy Analyst & Ambassador to the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand The pandemic which has sent countries into lock down and wiped billions from economies has refocused attention on the illicit trade of wild animals.  From pangolin scales to primate skulls, elephant ivory and tiger bone the wildlife products arriving at New Zealand’s border … Continue reading Covid-19 and New Zealand’s Role in the Global Illegal Wildlife Trade

NEW ZEALAND DOMESTIC IVORY TRADE DOUBLES

By Fiona Gordon – Director of Gordon Consulting and an Ambassador to the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand. The meeting of Parties to the Convention on International trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Geneva this week marks almost 3 years since CITES agreed for the first time in its history that national ivory markets contributing to poaching or … Continue reading NEW ZEALAND DOMESTIC IVORY TRADE DOUBLES

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Hi, I’m Fiona Gordon, Director of Gordon Consulting and an Ambassador to the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand. Welcome to my blog highlighting some of my latest work.

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