New Zealand risks scoring an environmental ''own goal'' by
heavily damaging our freshwaters and the ''clean green''
image on which our lucrative export and tourist industries
A 3-D printer will print out an artificial hand and visitors
will be able to walk through a large inflatable brain at the
University of Otago's latest Science Expo this weekend.
More action is needed to halt a brain drain involving early
to mid-career researchers, Dr Sian Halcrow says.
Otago Museum's first Maori curator, Migoto Eria, was given a
full Maori ceremonial welcome at the museum yesterday as she
began her new job.
New Zealand's clean green image could be damaged if our
freshwater is not managed sustainably.
Collaboration has a crucial role to play in water governance,
Otago Regional Council deputy chairman Cr Gretchen Robertson
New Zealand has been ''blessed'' with abundant supplies of
fresh water, but its availability and quality is declining
and it is becoming a scarce resource.
University of Otago researcher Prof Murray Thomson has become
the first New Zealander to win two awards from the
International Association for Dental Research (IADR).
Resorting to conflict over global resource-scarcity issues
would amount to a policy ''failure'', chief executive and
secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade John Allen said
There is no room for complacency about the threat ocean
acidification poses to New Zealand's lucrative shellfish
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