Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

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  • May 15

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    Buried tea bags unearthed

    19 May 15 by Barbara Anderson

    It was a “race against the weather” for Landcare Research scientist Barbara Anderson to unearth 810 tea bags buried on Mt Cardrona.

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  • Apr 15

    22

    Elusive moth found

    22 Apr 15 by Robert Hoare

    An elusive species of moth that hasn’t been seen in New Zealand for almost 20 years has been found.

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  • Apr 15

    15

    Areas where Brazilian beetles were released to control a weed, hated by conservationists, gardeners and dog owners alike, are showing signs it’s working.

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  • Apr 15

    1

    Fire huge setback to dune restoration

    1 Apr 15 by Colin Meurk

    The ecologist behind a dune restoration project extensively damaged by a suspicious fire holds hope some of the native plants will regenerate.

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  • Mar 15

    19

    A tiny Chilean beetle has been introduced to New Zealand in a bid to control a weed that if left unchecked could potentially become as big a problem as gorse.

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  • Mar 15

    2

    Pests may help spread wilding pines

    2 Mar 15 by Jamie Wood

    New research has found pests may be assisting the spread of wilding pines which have invaded more than 1.5 million hectares in New Zealand.

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  • Feb 15

    3

    Tea bags as a research tool

    3 Feb 15 by Barbara Anderson

    Landcare Research is using a novel approach, called the Tea Bag Index, to understand climate change.

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  • Jan 15

    6

    Coprosma key mobile app

    6 Jan 15 by Murray Dawson

    The first of our Landcare Research LucidMobile identification apps for smartphones/tablets has just become available.

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  • Jan 15

    5

    Wasp biocontrol update 2

    5 Jan 15 by Ronny Groenteman & Bob Brown

    An update on the project investigating the biocontrol potential of promising-looking mites that were recently discovered and that appear to attack wasps.

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  • Dec 14

    17

    The staff at Landcare Research are away on their holidays from December 25th to January 5th and respones to issues may be delayed during this time. Enjoy your festive season.

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