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Marine scientists swamp Stewart Island

John Kerr posted in on July 7th, 2011.

The New Zealand Marine Science Society’s annual conference is this year being held far south in Oban, Stewart Island, but hasn’t been missed by some reporters. The theme of this year’s conference is “Understanding, Managing, and Conserving our Marine Environment” and will see presentations from both local and international speakers. Several outlets have already covered […]

Business Day: Wider use tipped for animal tagging scheme

Peter Griffin posted in on July 12th, 2010.

Claire McEntee writes in Business Day about a tracking system, already used for cattle and deer, which could be expanded to other disease-prone animals including pigs and horses. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The software could include disease-risk information for potential buyers. “It could also be used to provide information on the fat content […]

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