Antarctic life – highly diverse, unusually structured
The variety of plant and animal life in the Antarctic is much greater than previously thought, reveals an assessment of Antarctic biodiversity published by a team of scientists in the journal Nature this week.
Stoats make a splash
Stoats are generally considered capable of swimming up to about 1.5km, but the discovery of a stoat on Rangitoto Island (3 km offshore) in 2010, and another on Kapiti (5 km offshore) in 2011 suggested they may be able to ...
PEFT: Clever thinking creates cleaner water
Two chemists from the University of Waikato have come up with an innovative method for treating bore water on Waikato farms.