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Here are some good resources from other researchers, experts, and organisations that we find useful, and thought you might too. If you think we are missing anything essential on our list, please let us know!

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🌏 environment  |  🐾 conservation  |  🍎 nutrition  |  💚 health  |  🏃🏻‍♂️ movement

A Safe Operating Space for New Zealand / Aotearoa


Translating the planetary boundaries framework for New Zealand to inform government approaches to environmental stewardship, well-being and economic development; December 2020

Australian Beef & Deforestation Corporate Scorecard


There are close links between deforestation and beef production. This report ranks companies on deforestation-free beef policies and implementation activities.

Banking on Climate Chaos


This report analyses fossil fuel financing from the world's 60 largest commercial and investment banks - aggregating their leading roles in funding and underwriting of debt and equity issuances - and finds that these banks poured a total of $3.8 trillion into fossil fuels from 2016-2020.

Beyond Zero Emissions


Land use: Agriculture and forestry discussion paper. Outlining research showing how GHG emissions from land use can be reduced to zero net emissions.

Bridging The Divide In Sport And Sustainable Development


A guide for translating policy into practice and effective programme management.

The BROAD Study


A randomised control trial using a whole food plant-based diet in the community for obesity, ischaemic heart disease or diabetes.

Climate Risk Governance Guide


This guide is an introductory resource for directors on climate change risk governance. It provides a plain-language introduction to fundamental climate change concepts and considers the issue in the context of the non-executive director's roles and duties.

EAT-Lancet Commission - Food Planet Health


Summary report of the EAT-Lancet Commission on health diets from sustainable food systems

Eating and Activity Guidelines New Zealand


Providing population health advice on healthy eating and being physically active, updated 2020 to include advice for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

EcoFood Guide


Important facts about how food choices impact the environment, plus recipes, tips and further resources.

Emissions Gap Report 2019


A UN Environment Program report comparing where GHG emissions are heading against where they need to be, and the best ways to close that gap.

Environment Aotearoa 2019


A three-yearly report on the state of the environment in New Zealand, produced by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ.

From Townsville to Tuvalu


Health and climate change in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Food Marketing Exposure And Power And Their Associations with Food-Related Attitudes, Beliefs & Behaviours


A narrative review commissioned by the Safe, Healthy and Sustainable Diet Unit of the Department of Nutrition and Food Safety; Published by World Health Organization. 

The Future of Food; Our Deadly Nitrogen Addiction


Dr Mike Joy's presentation slides on what we must do to feed a burgeoning population within our planetary boundaries.

The Green Protein Report


Meeting New Zealand's climate change targets by 2030 through reduced reliance on animal agriculture. 

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report 2021


The Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report 2021:  Regional Fact Sheet - Australasia


This regional fact sheet constitutes an entry point for regionalised information in the AR6 Working Group I report, fully traceable to the Chapters, the Technical Summary and the Interactive Atlas.

IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability - Policymakers Summary


This Summary for Policymakers (SPM) presents key findings of the Working Group II (WGII) contribution

to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) of the IPCC.

IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability - Australasia


Chapter 11: Climate trends and extreme events have combined with exposure and vulnerabilities to cause major impacts for many natural systems, with some experiencing or at risk of irreversible change in Australia (very high confidence) and in New Zealand (high confidence).

IPCC Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change - Policymakers Summary


This Summary for Policymakers (SPM) presents key findings of the Working Group III (WGIII) contribution

to the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Marketing Exposed - A Global Health Threat for Food Policy


This report shows how ultra-processed food and beverage product marketing threatens public health by decreasing state action to regulate food environments.

More Active People for A Healthier World


A global action plan by World Health Organisation to promote physical activity, 2018 to 2030.

Our Land 2021 - New Zealand


New Zealand's environmental reporting series by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ.

PCRM Vegan Starter Kit


The Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine's popular introduction to a plant-based diet.

Plant-Based Diets


WWF's summary report 'Bending the Curve: The Restorative Power of a Planet-Based Diet'. Outlining dietary shifts which can benefit human and planetary health.

Plant-Based Eating and Cardiometabolic Health


An Alpro foundation 2020 summary paper regarding the science supporting plant-based eating for cardiometabolic health.

Plant-Based Eating for the Planet


Alpro Foundation resource focusing on the needed dietary shift towards more plant-based products to improve human and planetary health.

Plant-Based Micronutrients Infographic


A downloadable infographic focusing on the nutrients to pay a little more attention to when eating plant-based.

Plant-Based Nutrition and Health


Doctors For Nutrition have designed a range of educational and practical resources with input from medical experts and dietitians.

Red And Processed Meat In The Context of Health And The Environment


This information brief synthesizes the evidence on the role of red and processed meat production and consumption in health and environmental outcomes, and in different social and political contexts. 

The Risks to Australia of A 3°C Warmer World


The report focuses on the consequences of 3°C of global warming in the absence of greater mitigation strategies for four areas of importance to Australia’s future: our ecosystems, food production, cities and towns, and health and wellbeing.

State of The Climate 2018


The fifth biennial report from the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO, drawing on the latest monitoring, science and projection modelling.



Based on the documentary of the same name, this booklet tackles the facts and stories about the burning Amazon that traditional media outlets don't cover.

Towards Zero Deforestation - Australia


A plan to end deforestation and land clearing, save our iconic native animals like the koala, invest in ecological restoration our forests and bushland, create a new income stream for landholders, and significantly reduce our carbon pollution footprint.

WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour 2020


Providing evidence-based public health recommendations on the amount of physical activity required to offer significant health benefits and mitigate health risks.

World Ocean Assessment II


Released in April 2021, the second United Nations World Oceans Assessment (WOAII) is the main output of the second cycle of the Regular Process which ran from 2016 to 2020. 

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