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De-extinction: Sci-Fi or reality? – In the News

Tessa Evans posted in on May 10th, 2017.

New Zealand scientists have cemented their role at the forefront of discussions around de-extinctions with a leading role in a special journal issue on the topic.  University of Otago’s Professor Philip Seddon guest-edited the special issue of Functional Ecology, published this week, which included contributions from other New Zealand scientists, including University of Canterbury conservation […]

Media coverage: Dung beetles to improve kiwi farms

John Kerr posted in on April 8th, 2011.

Landcare Research has announced its plans to use at least two species of dung beetle to improve New Zealand’s environment. The beetles, currently in quarantine, will be used in New Zealand paddocks to quickly incorporate dung back into the soil, improving soil quality, minimising river pollution, and possibly reducing emissions. Media coverage: Press: Beetles may […]

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