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Biodiversity breakdown in NZ – experts respond

Dacia Herbulock posted in on February 4th, 2011.

Knock-on effects from bird loss are relentlessly changing the make-up of New Zealand native forests, according to new research published online today in the journal Science. Researchers from Canterbury and Auckland Universities studied plant life on three pest-free island sanctuaries where pollinating birds — bellbirds, tui and hihi — are abundant. When compared with mainland […]

NZ Herald: Comment – We’re talking about my generation

Peter Griffin posted in on September 16th, 2009.

Dr Andrew West, Chairman of Innovation Waikato and Chief Executive of AgResearch, says that his generation has let New Zealand down. Dr West, who will be speaking today at the ARMS 2009 conference, says that New Zealand should consider turning its running over to those under 25, as those who are older have been responsible, […]

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