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Seaweed brewers, thisNZlife.co.nz
Breakfast, TVNZ - Director Julie Hall was interviewed about the report Our Marine Environment 2019
A call to arms on New Zealanders’ abuse of the ocean, The Spinoff
Climate change, pollution threaten NZ's marine environment, Stuff/Dom Post
Today's marine environment report from MfE and StatsNZ, media statement
Building a social licence, Aquaculture magazine (click on the preview)
Sustainable Seas breakfast talk series: Empowering kaitiaki, Auckland Magazine
Art helps children grasp science behind changing seas, Nelson Mail/Stuff
Bursting the science bubble, Nelson Leader
Kina is a delicacy, but what about the shell, Māori Television
Tairawhiti’s sustainable blue economy, Gisborne Herald
New Zealand scientists research health properties of sea urchin, Undercurrent News
Science and mātauranga Māori, Te Ao Māori, Radio New Zealand
What we do in the Shallows, New Zealand Geographic, July/August 2018
A feature story by Naomi Arnold about the Sustainable Seas Challenge. It includes interviews with Julie Hall, Craig Stevens, Steve Wing, Conrad Pilditch and Simon Thrush.
Light Nelson event, Instagram
TV3 Ocean Bounty, S2 Ep7
Sir Rob Fenwick our Chairman was interviewed about Sustainable Seas Challenge on Season TV3’s Ocean Bounty which aired Sunday 24 June and is available
Students write to PM Jacinda Ardern to push through marine protection, Stuff
Minister Sage talked about the Sustainable Seas Challenge in an article about some research by Marlborough Girls’ College students on marine reserves.
Art project helps children tackle affect of climate change on oceans, Stuff
Gabby O’Connor’s sci art exhibition at the Suter Gallery in Nelson was the result of a collaboration with over 1300 school children.
Seaweek 2018 teaching units and links, NZAEE Seaweek
LEARNZ virtual fieldtrip and Science Learning Hub resources.
Tipping Points and the health of estuaries, Our Changing World, Radio New Zealand
An in-depth piece that gets into the detail of what the Tipping points project is investigating, and why.
'Seaworthy' scientists outrun ex-Cyclone Gita as they flee Sounds, Stuff
Professor Steve Wing from Otago University and the team working on ecosystem connectivity were in the news during Cyclone Gita
Ships seek refuge from ex-cyclone Gita, Marlborough Express
This story about ships affected by Cyclone Gita led with the fact that the Polaris II’s research voyage was cut short due to the weather.
50 questions about the environment: Our oceans, NZ Herald, Jan 2018
Simon Thrush, leader of the Tipping Points project, was interviewed about key issues facing ocean and coastal ecosystems, including threats and pressures like ocean acidification, tipping points, and considerations for marine management.
Latest news and updates
The latest Resource Management Journal is a special issue about our collaborative research into how management of cumulative effects (CE) can be improved. It includes a suite of co-developed recommendations and guidance regarding how to progress work on CE management in Aotearoa.
A web-based interactive tool tracks how floating plastic waste moves around New Zealand's coastline. Initially designed as an educational tool for schools, the Ocean Plastic Simulator also has potential for environmental and biosecurity monitoring, and aquaculture.
If you're interested in being involved in co-developing our core research projects and/or want notifications about our Innovation Fund then email sustainableseasNC@niwa.co.nz