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SMC Bulletin - Polar ice sheets under 1.5C

Published: Fri 16 Nov 2018 07:20 PM
Under the Paris Agreement, nations agreed to limit global warming to less than 2C above pre-industrial levels, but even that might not be enough to stop the collapse of Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. Read more...

Antibiotic resistant organisms on the increase

Published: Fri 16 Nov 2018 11:14 AM
ESR’s Antibiotic Reference Laboratory is responsible for national surveillance of antimicrobial resistance among human pathogens, on behalf of the Ministry of Health. Read more...

Yellow-eyed penguin nests down 12%

Published: Fri 16 Nov 2018 10:35 AM
The ongoing decline in yellow-eyed penguin nests on mainland New Zealand is cause for alarm and demands unequivocal action from the government and the fishing industry, says Forest & Bird. Read more...

Otago scientists’ contributions recognised nationally

Published: Fri 16 Nov 2018 10:13 AM
Three University of Otago scientists have been recognised for their significant contributions to New Zealand’s science community with awards from the New Zealand Association of Scientists. Read more...

University of Auckland scientists honoured

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 07:34 PM
Two leading scientists from the University of Auckland have been honoured in this year’s New Zealand Association of Scientists awards. Read more...

Shared science MOU to benefit the Waikato region

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 01:58 PM
Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research and Waikato Regional Council will be working closer together on science programmes in the future. Read more...

Introducing the NZ-VR Project

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 12:26 PM
Introducing the NZ-VR Project Today, a virtually real experience of New Zealand’s wild places is available to every New Zealander on their smartphone, desktop computer or headset. Read more...

Warm weather won't last

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 12:11 PM
This weekend marks a turning point from the warm, settled weather that New Zealand has enjoyed for the last few days to a changeable, and even stormy regime. Read more...

NZ research set to impact international opioid crisis

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 11:48 AM
Ground breaking research that looks at a novel technique for pain management is set to influence the global opioid addiction crisis. Read more...

Bioengineers tackle underwater fouling in new way

Published: Wed 14 Nov 2018 04:24 PM
University of Auckland bioengineers have developed an innovative way to get rid of the underwater biofouling that creates such a headache for marinas, boaties and aqua farmers. Electroclear, a new spin-out company based at Auckland Bioengineering ... Read more...
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