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Tourism focus at mountain conference – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on August 9th, 2016.

At the country shivers during winter’s first real cold snap, conservationists and mountaineers have gathered at Aoraki/Mt Cook to discuss protecting mountains for future generations to enjoy. The Sustainable Summits Conference, hosted by the New Zealand Alpine Club, follows on from an international conference held in Colorado, USA in 2014. The conference has a strong […]

The business of wildlife conservation – Wayne Linklater

John Kerr posted in on March 3rd, 2015.

Writing in the Dominion Post, Victoria University Wellington Associate Professor of Conservation Science Wayne Linklater looks at the economics of our native wildlife, saying “Wildlife conservation should not be a charity but a business.” An excerpt (read in full here): The benefits of rent-a-kakapo New Zealand’s wildlife – whales, dolphins, red deer, tahr, albatross, kiwi, […]

ODT: Climate change may favour resort

Peter Griffin posted in on February 15th, 2010.

Joanne Carroll of the Otago Daily Times reports that climate change could in fact benefit Queenstown’s tourism industry as many of the other snowfields in the world disappear, according to local scientists. New Zealand experts in climate science will be giving a talk in which they will discuss the effects of climate change on the […]

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