New University of Otago research is providing the most
comprehensive picture of the nearly 40million year-long
evolutionary history of baleen whales, which are the largest
animals ever to live on Earth.
University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne has
warned there will be consequences if there is ''overt
promotion of illegal behaviour'' at the screening of a
Dunedin-inspired documentary about the war on drugs.
An international expedition, including University of Otago
researchers, is gaining striking new views of an underwater
volcano in the Kermadec Islands, which recently produced a
floating pumice island the size of Israel.