Michael Pringle is a Wellington-based writer, researcher and environmental advocate. He is a researcher and archivist in environmental history, biodiversity and current events. Michael is a researcher for environment-related publications and oral histories associated with the green movement. He has published newsletters for NGO’s. His writing spans contemporary issues in Aotearoa New Zealand, always mindful of the global dimensions of climate change, the biodiversity crisis and COVID-19 recovery. When not engaged in formal research in New Zealand his literary interests extend to Asia. Literature, history, gardening and long walks are his favourites, along with keeping RadioNZ’s Concert programme on air.