How can we sustain Aotearoa’s wildlife? ▶

How can we sustain Aotearoa’s wildlife? ▶

In this seminar hosted by the University of Auckland Faculty of Science, experts across several disciplines share their knowledge of how we can help sustain Aotearoa’s wildlife into the future. They share their experience in applying Te Tiriti o Waitangi...
Are we living in the Sixth Extinction?

Are we living in the Sixth Extinction?

By Michael Hannah There are solutions to the ecological problems facing the planet and we have some time to implement them – we had better use that time wisely. Towards the end of the Permian period, a little (geologically speaking) over 250 million years ago, the...
How are we fighting kauri dieback?

How are we fighting kauri dieback?

By Anthony Doesburg Progress is being made in the fight against kauri dieback. Anthony Doesburg meets researchers at the University determined to help save the mighty native conifer. There are green shoots of hope in the effort to save New Zealand’s majestic kauri...
How can we address biodiversity loss? ▶

How can we address biodiversity loss? ▶

Biodiversity loss and climate change are paramount global existential threats. A conservation scientist must wield a scientific Swiss army knife to successfully undertake research in these topics that informs policy. James Russell has been researching conservation and...
Why is marine life fleeing the equator?

Why is marine life fleeing the equator?

By Anthony Richardson, Chhaya Chaudhary, David Schoeman & Mark John Costello Marine life is fleeing the equator to cooler waters. History tells us this could trigger a mass extinction event. The tropical water at the equator is renowned for having the richest...
How can we preserve New Zealand’s biodiversity?

How can we preserve New Zealand’s biodiversity?

Creating a safe place for our wildlife to thrive is not only key to preserving biodiversity but also a crucial ingredient for a sustainable world and our own existence. The frequent sighting of native birds during lockdown-enforced neighbourhood walks has served to...