Category: conservation

Thoughts of the week

It’s amazing to me that so much time and energy is spent focusing on identifying causes for biodversity and environmental change that, in reality, are only a fraction of the problem. They are also...

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Owha is the name of a resident leopard seal here in New Zealand. This is a relatively new event and as a biologist I thought I would share information with you about these seals and Owha in particular. Background...

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Weekend trip to the Catlins

13-15 July The Department of Conservation (DOC) in New Zealand is roughly equivalent to the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Government run, they do everything from protecting species, restoring habitat, research, development, monitoring, reporting, and...

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