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Modern development and population growth have generated severe pollution problems in some Pacific Island nations.
At the age of seven, NIWA’s youngest climate scientist, Nava Fedaeff, swapped sub-arctic Siberia for balmy Auckland – and her first job was to learn to swim.
NIWA scientists are among a small group working to understand why New Zealand's sea lion population is declining. Using a range of methods, they're finding that the cause of the decline is varied, and includes changes in diet, bacterial infection, low pupping rates and low survival rates.


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