George Mason Centre for the Natural Environment

We are a multi-disciplinary research centre based in the Faculty of Science that focuses on environmental restoration, conservation and sustainability.

Hilltops to oceans project in Mahurangi Harbour.

We are proud to be a nexus of research for and about the natural environment. Learn more about our mission and partnerships.

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Kauri dieback plate samples

Find out more about how our researchers are working to improve New Zealand's natural environment.

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Kelp underwater

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Postdoctoral research fellow, Jenny Hillman.

The George Mason Centre for the Environment brings together people from across the University.

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The Science of Restoring Mussels

The Science of Restoring Mussels

Our researchers are collaborating with Revive Our Gulf to study the most efficient ways that mussels arrange themselves for replacement of lost beds.

Remote Monitoring of Seabirds

Remote Monitoring of Seabirds

Brendon Dunphy is working on developing remote monitoring technologies for assessing provisioning, growths, and breeding success of seabird chicks.