News & events
22 Mar 17 by Ronny Groenteman
The first update for 2017 brings excellent news to open the year with!
Update 3: A school visit. On 10 March 2017 Phil Novis visited Russley School, Christchurch, to talk to Year 7 and 8 students about Antarctica, including the current project.
10 Mar 17 by Pike Brown
Landcare Research’s reputation as the leading provider of survey services that gather solid scientifically proven data has been further enhanced with the release of the 2016 Colony Loss Survey of beekeepers.
8th May 2017 - 10th May 2017
Event Name Crazy and Ambitious Conference Start Date 8 May 2017 … Read more
Update 2: Meet the strains. Continental Antarctica is home to a huge variety of organisms. Eight of these are being studied in culture as part of our project. Some of these are plants, some are bacteria, and some have traditionally been treated as both. There are also two species of fungi.
28 Feb 17 by Phil Novis
Update 1: How modern DNA-based methods can be used to infer the environmental preferences of Antarctic terrestrial species.
Landcare Research has successfully released two insects to tackle a weed threatening the viability of New Zealand farms.
21 Feb 17
The National Science Challenge for NZ’s Biological Heritage is calling its first meeting at Te Papa, Wellington.
Landcare Research has appointed Holden Hohaia as its new general manager for Māori Development.
16 Dec 16
A group of New Zealand and American scientists have discovered a new way of chemically converting reactive nitrogen common in soil before it turns into a harmful greenhouse gas.
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