Why is the Kererū so important? 🔊

Why is the Kererū so important? 🔊

They are known to get drunk on berries, fall out of trees, and hang around humans, but Kererū have become something of a New Zealand icon. They are also the only bird left in New Zealand that can distribute large seeds, and their disappearance would be a disaster for...
What is the future of cities? 🔊

What is the future of cities? 🔊

What will the cities of the future look like? Steve Matthewman and Stephen Knight-Lenihan discuss the urban future, covering topics such as ecological resilience, biodiversity, living buildings and floating suburbs. Steve Matthewman is an Associate Professor of...
Can the bee colony collapse be stopped? 🔊

Can the bee colony collapse be stopped? 🔊

Throughout much of the world, bee populations have been declining, threatening food supplies that rely on pollinators to reproduce. Their deaths have been tied to insecticides, climate change, and killer mites. What is the latest research on the global health of bees,...