The ability of New Zealand's freshwater ecosystems to cope
with land use intensification will be debated at a national
conference in Dunedin.
The New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society's annual
conference will be held at the University of Otago from
Conference convener Assoc Prof Gerry Closs said about 200
people had registered.
The first day, open to the public, would feature talks on the
conference theme "Beyond the Limits" by University of Hong
Kong chair professor in ecology and biodiversity David
Dudgeon, Massey University Centre for Freshwater Ecosystem
Management and Modelling director Mike Joy and Land and Water
Forum chairman Alastair Bisley.