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Having a look inside an eruption

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Having a look inside an eruption

Source: Massey University Ermanno Brosch on the summit of Stromboli volcano in Italy, where Mr Brosch was flying a drone, filming ongoing eruptions. PhD student Ermanno Brosch has been all over the world pursuing his passion for volcanology, so when he got the chance to peer inside one of the deadliest results of an eruption, […]

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Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - Natural-environment, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

Source: Massey University Dr Trisia Farrelly (second from left, standing) at the UN in Geneva with representatives from Centre for International Environmental Law, Environmental Investigation Agency, Centre for Oceanic Awareness, International Pops Elimination Network, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Break Free From Plastic, MarViva, World Wildlife Fund and the Centre for Environmental […]

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Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

Source: Massey University Shark Vertebrae, a locally-discovered fossil which students will be using to reconstruct the life and living environment of a fossil shark Massey University researchers have been given the green-light to co-create knowledge with Kiwi youth, with the announcement Unlocking Curious Minds funding. The projects include using aerial vehicles to explore jobs in mapping […]

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The grasshopper becomes the master

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - Natural-environment, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The grasshopper becomes the master

Source: Massey University Dr Emily Koot. Morbi pulvinar iaculis sapien. Suspendisse felis elit, nonummy euismod, placerat vitae, malesuada ac, sem. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos hymenaeos. Nunc dignissim augue ac lorem. In adipiscing tortor nec quam. Morbi imperdiet ligula.nec nibh vitae turpis venenatis euismod. Mauris ut turpis vitae […]

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BA students behind plastic-free Opunake

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Extramural, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on BA students behind plastic-free Opunake

Source: Massey University Bachelor of Arts Tu Tira Mai student Kelly Langton (standing) with members of the Opunake Business Association. It’s almost the last straw for Opunake where residents will soon say good riddance to single-use plastics. The Taranaki coastal settlement could soon become New Zealand’s first town free of single-use plastics thanks to a […]

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‘Feral’ conference explores how humans frame nature

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on ‘Feral’ conference explores how humans frame nature

Source: Massey University Feral cats are among topics in an online conference about human responses to nature, wilderness and the meaning of ‘feral’ (image/Wikimedia Commons) Science has names, categories, definitions and systems to understand the natural world – but labelling something a ‘pest’ or a ‘weed’ is cultural, not scientific, says Dr Nicholas Holm, co-convener […]

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Early settler’s photos reveal a changing landscape

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Early settler’s photos reveal a changing landscape

Source: Massey University Environmental historian Dr Catherine Knight’s new book explores the fascinating life and photographic legacy of Charles E Wildbore. Environmental historian Dr Catherine Knight’s new book celebrates the life and work of a 19th century farmer and beekeeper whose photographs captured colonial life in a remote Manawatū valley and the dramatic changes to […]

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Massey’s global voice on marine plastic waste

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey’s global voice on marine plastic waste

Source: Massey University Dr Trisia Farrelly (centre) at the Klosters Forum with leading endocrinologist Dr John Peterson “Pete” Myers (CEO and chief scientist – Environmental Health Services, United States) and Dianna Cohen (American artist, activist and co-founder of the Plastic Pollution Coalition).   Environmental anthropologist, political ecologist and single-use plastic-free campaigner, Dr Trisia Farrelly, has been appointed […]

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Climate change and its implications for Antarctica

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - Natural-environment, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - 21st century, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Climate change and its implications for Antarctica

Source: Massey University A panel of Massey University international security specialists will debate different aspects of New Zealand’s continued interest in Antarctica on Tuesday as part of the University’s Our Changing World public lecture series. New Zealand’s interest in Antarctica dates back to the days of Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott when their expeditions […]

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Exploring Galapagos snakes on volcanoes

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Exploring Galapagos snakes on volcanoes

Source: Massey University Western Galapagos Racer (Pseudalsophis occidentalis) Finding snakes in the Galapagos islands is a gargantuan undertaking, one that has lead Massey University’s Dr Luis Ortiz-Catedral to the summit of an active volcano. The Islands are home to reptiles of all shapes and sizes from giant tortoises, iguanas, lizards and geckos, but little thought is […]

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