News & events
4th Dec 2017 - 8th Dec 2017
Event Name Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee Meeting Start Date 4 Dec… Read more
Landcare Research announced today that some species counted in the annual New Zealand Garden Bird Survey have declined over the last 10 years. The most spectacular decline has been for the silvereye, the most common native bird in our gardens, which has declined by 44% nationally.
26 May 17 by David Medyckyj-Scott
The Open Geospatial Consortium Technical and Planning Committee Meeting will take place in Palmerston North in December 2017.
David Whitehead is famously unflappable, but the senior Landcare Research scientist was barely able to contain his excitement for most of early May.
24 Apr 17 by Phil Novis
Update 4: Environmental data. We are conducting a project to investigate relationships between Antarctic terrestrial species and their environment, and our ability to estimate these.
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.
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