The Eco-index team have developed a digital toolkit to help reverse the decline of native biodiversity across Aotearoa New Zealand. They are committed to creating useful, open access tools to share their research findings. Working alongside data analysts and communication advisors, the interdisciplinary team are developing an interactive online map that allows users to explore […]
Month: October 2023
Back in December 2022, we spoke with Jennifer Bufford about the two-phase horizon scan that was just starting up to identity future needs in weed research. “The first phase of the project was developing possible future scenarios relevant to invasive plant management,” says Jennifer. Earlier this year, the team invited people from a range of […]
As Liam was finishing up his Bachelor of Laws in 2022 at the University of Canterbury, he came across a Master’s scholarship to critically analyse the coherence of New Zealand’s approach to biosecurity. “This scholarship interested me because growing up, I’ve always been quite keen on the outdoors,” says Liam. “I do a lot tramping […]
Say you are a decision-maker deciding between two projects – should I fund this public works project for x amount that will take y time for a future benefit of z or do I fund this other project for amount a that will take b time to yield c benefit? For big decisions like these, […]
Keith Lyons in southwest China.