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Posted on 31 August 2019

Media coverage in August 2019

Open ocean farming: Push for shellfish, finfish aquaculture out at seaRNZ Art helps children grasp science behind changing seasNelson Mail/Stuff Bursting the science bubbleNelson Leader

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Our Seas

Posted on 29 July 2019

Beyond The Unseen: Engaging communities with science

Early findings from The Unseen research project show that participants take home clear science messages through working on art.

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Our Seas

Posted on 29 July 2019

Local and international marine governance showcased at conference

Jim Sinner and Marc Tadaki (Cawthron Institute) convened a session at the Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG) Conference held in Tasmania on 13 July.

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Sediment tolerance and mortality thresholds of benthic habitats

Posted on 29 July 2019

Sharing our latest sedimentation science

In a workshop hosted in Wellington in early May, NIWA and Victoria University of Wellington researchers shared their latest findings on the effects of sediment on both shallow water and…

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Kaikoura credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 29 July 2019

Tool for collaboratively managing cumulative effects

Managing cumulative effects (CE) from human activities and natural events is one of the most urgent and complex problems facing Aotearoa’s coastal and marine decision-makers today.

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Enhancing EBM practices
Credit: Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018

Posted on 18 July 2019

Welcome to our new project leaders

We are pleased to announce the following Phase II research project leaders.

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Aerial headland Credit Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018
Credit: Ayushi Kachhara NIWA 2018

Posted on 17 July 2019

New faces on stakeholder panel

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Sharleen Gargiulo and Oliver Wade who have recently joined our Stakeholder Panel.

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Posted on 04 July 2019

Have your say on our website

We are reviewing the Sustainable Seas website and would love your feedback. Please take our website survey – it takes less than 5 minutes.

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Tangaroa credit MyChillyBin
Credit: Graham Prentice, mychillybin

Posted on 03 July 2019

Haere mai: new leader for Tangaroa

We are delighted to welcome Beth Tupara-Katene as the leader for Tangaroa.

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Estimating historic effects from sedimentation and fishing

Posted on 03 July 2019

Haere rā to programme leaders

With the first phase of Sustainable Seas research coming to a close it is time to say farewell and thank you to Carolyn Lundquist (NIWA/University of Auckland), James Whetu (Whetu…

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Estimating historic effects from sedimentation and fishing

Posted on 18 June 2019

Phase II research project portfolio

We are pleased to release the Phase II Core Research Project Portfolio for 2019-2024.

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Whai Rawa Whai Mana Whai Oranga  Creating a world leading indigenous blue economy credit Sara Orme
Credit: Sara Orme

Posted on 20 May 2019

Survey seeks views on Māori marine enterprises

We want to hear from people who work with, or for, marine-based Māori enterprises, particularly those involved in commercial, customary or recreational fishing.

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