Sarah Sale, growing a troublesome fungus for good

Sarah Sale, a PhD candidate and new member of the Beyond Myrtle Rust programme, started her research amid New Zealand’s lockdown.

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Studying the response of the forest soil microbiota to kauri dieback

Alexa Byers writes about her PhD research into kauri dieback and soil microbiota

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To mix or not to mix (genetics)?

How can we best use genomics to enhance conservation translocations?

The best way to build resilience in threatened species is often debated, but do we even know how to measure what we’re trying to compare?

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If you build it, will they come?

University of Canterbury PhD student Issie Barrett writes about ecological tipping points, and why some restoration projects don’t always go as planned.

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The climate crisis is also a biodiversity crisis

Like many of us, the summer break has seen me transfixed with horror at the scale and magnitude of the bushfire crisis in Australia. 

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Genetic and genomic technologies

Our current position is that gene drives and/or other GE technologies will potentially be useful for the eradication of pests…

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State of biodiversity in NZ

BioHeritage Director Dr Andrea Byrom responds to the NZ Herald about the state of our environment.

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Predator eradication: range of options essential

Effective predator control needs new technologies and tools, so science investment is essential, Says Dr James Buwalda.

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Why New Zealand needs alternatives to 1080

1080 is safe to use, but we need a range of alternatives, says BioHeritage Director Dr Andrea Byrom.

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Kauri dieback – act now or it will be too late

Kauri are too important to lose, and if we don’t act now it will be too late. Dr Monica Gerth

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