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The Nelson Mail: Heat is on to cool climate

Peter Griffin posted in on November 23rd, 2009.

Niwa chief climate scientist Dr David Wratt says the world has only six years to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to avoid severe global consequences, writes Naomi Arnold of The Nelson Mail. Dr Wratt was speaking on “Climate Change: Choice and Consequences” at the 66th annual Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture, to a crowd of 400 […]

Dinosaur footprints discovered in the South Island

Peter Griffin posted in on November 9th, 2009.

70 million-year-old dinosaur footprints have been discovered in New Zealand’s South Island, in northwest Nelson, by GNS Science geologist Greg Browne. The footprints are the first such to be found in New Zealand, and are also the first evidence of dinosaurs in the South Island.  After considering a number of different alternative, Dr Browne concluded […]

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