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Deep sea oil spill projections – experts respond

Dacia Herbulock posted in on October 23rd, 2013.

How widespread an impact would the failure of a deep sea oil well in New Zealand waters have on coastlines and fishing grounds? A report attempting to answer this question, commissioned by Greenpeace NZ from data modelling firm Dumpark, has been released today. It models the potential spread of a major deep sea oil spill in […]

Niwa scientist leads call for global approach to oceans

Peter Griffin posted in on March 21st, 2012.

A leading New Zealand oceanographer is one of a team of international scientists warning that so many threats are converging on the world’s oceans, a global, integrated approach is urgently needed. The marine researchers, which includes NIWA biological oceanographer, Dr Julie Hall, have warned that the cost of damage to the world’s oceans from climate change […]

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