Climate, Freshwater & Ocean Science

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CarbonWatchNZ

Combining measurements of greenhouse gases in the air above New Zealand with models that tell where those gases have come from, CarbonWatch NZ is giving us a bird's eye view of our country’s carbon balance.

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Features

Glacier melt: A Time Capsule

Since 2016 enough ice has melted from the South Island’s Brewster Glacier to meet the drinking water needs of all New Zealanders for three years.

Tracking our ocean wanderers

Albatrosses may be masters of the skies, but they are surprisingly vulnerable on the water. Campbell Gardiner talks to two scientists working to keep these magnificent seabirds airborne.

Getting the taste for kingfish

This award-winning kingfish sashimi dish is creating quite a splash – but it doesn’t come from the sea. We look at NIWA’s latest aquaculture success story and the new opportunities it’s on path to deliver.

Building pathways

It has been a whirlwind first six months for Ngāpera Keegan and Tekiteora Rolleston-Gabel, the first two young researchers in NIWA’s newly established Māori Graduate Internship Programme.