Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

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  • Dec 15

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    Christmas closure

    17 Dec 15

    The staff at Landcare Research are away on their holidays from December 25th to January 5th and our response to issues may be delayed during this time.

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  • Dec 15

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    App aids conserving native orchids

    16 Dec 15 by Murray Dawson

    An app to identify native orchids could help save some of the more rare and endangered species from being picked like a common daisy.

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  • Dec 15

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    Soil is fundamental to life on Earth – and as our soil and land resources come under increasing pressure, choices will need to be made for optimum and sustained use.

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  • Nov 15

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    Bright ideas brimming at hackathon

    20 Nov 15 by Justine Daw

    Three strangers have developed a web app to help landowners know how suitable their property is for bees.

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  • Nov 15

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    Hackers with a cause

    6 Nov 15 by Ngaire Raikabula

    Hackers will converge at a mystery location in Wellington this weekend. But there won’t be anything illegal going on.

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  • Oct 15

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    Landcare Research welcomes Environment Aotearoa 2015 – the third national state of environment report released today by the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) and Statistics New Zealand.

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  • Oct 15

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    Wasp biocontrol update 4

    14 Oct 15 by Ronny Groenteman & Bob Brown

    Recently our project went through a Stop/Go assessment, and I am pleased to report that MPI approved the Committee’s recommendation that the project should continue.

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  • Sep 15

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    Fowl smells could help native birds

    10 Sep 15 by Grant Norbury

    A Kiwi scientist is following his nose and testing a novel approach which could help save nesting native birds from predators.

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  • Sep 15

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    A new study has found there are more than three trillion trees in the world – about eight times higher than previous estimates.

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  • Aug 15

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    Survey to comb NZ beehives

    20 Aug 15 by Pike Brown

    A national survey of beekeepers will provide a “starting point” to explore the potential causes behind colony losses in New Zealand.

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