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...
What happens if we lose the Amazon?

What happens if we lose the Amazon?

By Vanessa Andreotti Brazil is voting to legalize the destruction of the Amazon forest and the extermination of Indigenous peoples, the forest’s last line of defense.  It is not just the people of Brazil who will suffer in the face of their government’s smartly...
How dangerous are humans to sharks?

How dangerous are humans to sharks?

By Rob Day & Terry Walker A new approach estimates the risks that fishing and climate change pose to any shark species in Australia, and potentially worldwide.  Southern Australia has many species of sharks and their relatives. Very few of these species pose any...
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 can we clean up space?

How can we clean up space?

By Gilbert Wong Space might be the final frontier, but, like all frontiers it’s strewn with junk. Luckily, Professor Guglielmo Aglietti, director of the Auckland Space Institute has a plan. Three giant monitors line the front of the Mission Operations Control Centre...