Think pieces

  • Think pieces. Image - John Hunt

    Think pieces. Image - John Hunt

Welcome to the section of our website where we post our opinions – whether that be about current events, trends in biodiversity and biosecurity issues, or responses to the opinions of others. This section of our website is split into two: firstly, ideas and opinions from our Governance Group, and secondly, from the Challenge Director and Science Leadership Group. The opinions of these individuals may, or may not, differ slightly from the official position of the Challenge.

Governance Group

Dr James Buwalda
Exploring a range of science-based options for predator eradication is essential

Dr James Buwalda

28 November 2017 - Governace Group

Effective predator control (including eradication of possums, rats and stoats – the goal of the Predator Free 2050…

Challenge Director and Science Leadership Group

Dr Andrea Byrom
State of biodiversity in NZ

Dr Andrea Byrom

18 January 2017 - Challenge Director and Science Leadership Group

Things are not looking good for the native plants and animals of New Zealand. Many of our threatened…