News & events
17 Apr 14 by Ronny Groenteman
Researchers will shortly begin investigating a promising new biocontrol agent that could over time impact on European wasps.
15 Apr 14 by Eric Spurr
Latest results show tui, fantail, house sparrow, and eastern rosella counts have increased and blackbird and song thrush counts have decreased over the last 7 years.
25 Feb 14 by Andrew Trevelyan
Landcare Research and Plant & Food Research are leading the development of a proposal for the New Zealand’s Biological Heritage national science challenge
14 Feb 14 by John Dymond
Ecosystem Services in New Zealand, a 538-page publication on the conditions and trends of ecosystem services in this country, was launched at the Ministry for the Environment’s offices in Wellington last night.
10 Feb 14 by Bruce Warburton
The concept of a predator-free New Zealand will gain further momentum this week with enthusiasts taking part in a 10-day online collaboration to explore potential solutions.
31 Jan 14 by Phil Novis
A new website hosted by Landcare Research will assist members of the community to find, collect, and identify freshwater algae.
23 Jan 14 by Graham Nugent
Ongoing work by a team of Landcare Research wildlife ecology and management researchers to resolve problems caused by mammal pests has been recognised by their peers.
29 Dec 13 by Pen Holland
A just-released downloadable smartphone ‘App’ alerting the user to the plight of New Zealand’s native birds is proving popular just a week after its official launch.
20 Dec 13 by Pen Holland
A just-released downloadable smartphone ‘App’ will provide enjoyment this summer and alert the user to the plight of New Zealand’s native birds. It is also set to be a precursor of new tools to challenge how New Zealanders think about pest control.
11 Dec 13
Characters in Tolkien’s book ‘Lord of the Rings’ have influenced the names of newly discovered species of wasps that are small, short and stout – just like Hobbits.