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SMC Media Tracker: March 2010

Peter Griffin posted in on April 16th, 2010.

In the latest of its Media Tracker series, the SMC looks at some of the events which caused news spikes during March. (Click on the picture to enlarge it) As always the weekly news cycle is clearly in evidence, with coverage of science-related issues dropping off over the weekend. Science-based news in March was dominated […]

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Radio NZ: Greenhouse gas research centre opens

Peter Griffin posted in on March 4th, 2010.

Radio New Zealand also reports on the newly opened Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre in Palmerston North. The centre, which has been given $50 million over the next decade by Prime Minister John Key, will investigate ways to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. An excerpt (read in full here) “It will be run by AgResearch […]

3 News: Govt pledges $50M to reducing greenhouse gases

Peter Griffin posted in on March 4th, 2010.

Samantha Hayes of 3 News reports on Prime Minister John Key’s pledge of $50 million towards research into reducing agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. Specifically to do so, a new centre has been opened in Palmerston North, with $5 million each year for the next ten years. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Proof the Government […]

Agricultural greenhouse gas research – new centre launched

Dacia Herbulock posted in on March 3rd, 2010.

Prime Minister John Key today launched the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre, which will be headquartered in Palmerston North at AgResearch. The Centre is a partnership between AgResearch, DairyNZ, Landcare Research, Lincoln University, Massey University, NIWA, Plant & Food Research, the Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Research Consortium (PGgRc) and Scion. What research will be […]

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