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Valuable Seas

Posted on 06 December 2018

Developing ecosystem-based management principles for NZ

The Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge leadership team have proposed seven major principles for ecosystem-based management (EBM) in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Mussel beds at Tonga Island Alex Connolly

Posted on 16 October 2017

New term, new NZ marine science resources

School pupils can now explore a real-world issue facing New Zealand – how to best manage our vast marine resources – thanks to a collaboration between the Sustainable Seas Challenge…

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Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 18 August 2017

New expertise for leadership team

We are pleased to announce that Conrad Pilditch and Janet Stephenson have joined the Science Leadership Team, bringing both continuity and new blood.

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Incorporation of indigenous approaches to guardianship and stewardship in Canada Credit Zack Embree Greenpeace
Credit: Zack Embree Greenpeace

Posted on 26 July 2017

Lessons learned from Canada

A recently published paper in AlterNative identifies 5 elements to consider when developing ecosystem-based management (EBM) for Aotearoa. Our project investigating indigenous approaches to EBM completed in early 2017.

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Kid with fish credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 12 June 2017

Request for proposals: Tangaroa research project

This call for proposals in Tangaroa is for one project that combines two previously described projects outlined in the Research and Business plan.

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