Funding shows breadth of research at University of Auckland
17 September 2019
Funding of almost $27 million has been awarded to the University of Auckland for a wide range of research projects affecting the physical and environmental health of New Zealanders.
Helen Clark – keeping the end goal in sight
19 August 2019
Universities have a crucial part to play in making the world a more inclusive and sustainable place, says the Rt Hon. Helen Clark.
Extinction of a native freshwater fish – will history repeat?
23 July 2019
It is the only known New Zealand freshwater fish to have gone extinct but the speed at which upokororo disappeared forever has remained something of a puzzle.
Will climate change create a more unjust world?
17 July 2019
As the Government shapes our climate policy, a University of Auckland researcher and paediatrician shares her hopes and fears with the NZ Herald.
Pacific atolls can adapt to rising seas and extreme storms – new study
16 July 2019
Low-lying Pacific islands in atoll archipelagos such as Tuvalu, Tokelau and Kiribati are likely to adapt to the effects of climate change rather than simply sink beneath the waves.
Anne Salmond: Billion Trees policy being rorted
16 July 2019
Opinion: Natural forests take up 40 times more carbon than plantations, but most new planting under NZ’s Billion Trees policy is pine, writes Dame Anne Salmond.
We must face climate emergency head-on
4 July 2019
Opinion: Declaring a climate emergency isn’t about political agendas, it is about getting our leaders to call a spade a spade, writes Professor Quentin Atkinson.
An organic future for food sustainability
19 June 2019
Opinion: Organic farming fits well into discussions on sustainable food production and consumption but it falls off the radar in New Zealand, says Julia Schmack.
Scientists concerned at seabird decline - report
31 May 2019
A major review of seabird populations in northern Aotearoa New Zealand reveals they are in serious decline, with scientists estimating up to 90 percent are at risk of extinction.
Climate chaos in home country inspires PhD
1 May 2019
Growing up in the Ba Province of Fiji gave University of Auckland PhD student Sivendra Michael a first-hand appreciation of how climate change is destroying Pacific communities.
Student climate action strikers - so much to lose
10 April 2019
On 15 March thousands of students across New Zealand marched to demand that our government do more to halt the effects of climate change.
A climate-neutral NZ? Yes, it’s possible
29 March 2019
Opinion: NZ could show much larger emitters how climate change policy can be ambitious, fair and above all transparent, writes University of Oxford's Myles Allen.