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Provoking possibilities for stronger relationships with nature

Scientific information tends to be distributed as neatly packaged facts with simplified stories. This can be effective at raising awareness of issues, but it can also make solutions seem simpler than they are – people are then left wondering why change isn’t happening faster.

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How to: form a national biodiversity vision

Iwi, conservation groups, farmers, industry, businesses, government and individuals… everyone has options they can take to help reverse the decline of native biodiversity in Aotearoa New Zealand. But which options are best?

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Ngarara in the Ngahere – a Toi Taiao Whakatairanga project

On 21 June 2021, about 25 adults and children assembled in the Auckland Art Gallery | Toi o Tāmaki’s Todd Foundation Creative Learning Centre to participate in an immersive art and science workshop.

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Kauriland Summit 2021

Over 120 attendees representing community groups, iwi, research organisations, councils and government agencies came together online for the inaugural Kauriland…

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The role of gene editing in pest control

The Challenge supported a panel discussion on the role of gene editing for pest control in Aotearoa New Zealand, as a part of the New Zealand International Science Festival, in Ōtepoti Dunedin.

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Invasive wasp control: Are Māori businesses keen?

A new paper in New Genetics and Society details the perceptions of Māori businesses around using biotechnologies in pest control.

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A new way to tell science stories

Mobilising for Action co-lead Dr Marie McEntee has joined with colleagues from the University of Auckland and with Kauri Rescue to tell the story of this citizen science project in a new, interactive and immersive way.

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Can feral cat control increase lambing rates?

This summer could tell the Cape to City team if their efforts to control feral cats have paid off.

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Tranche 2 Dec 2019 update

The scoping and design process for Tranche 2 is now complete and we have several new projects underway . . .

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Myrtle rust featured at Tauranga Conservation week

There’s still plenty of local community interest about the research and management of myrtle rust.

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