Think pieces

  • Think pieces. Image - John Hunt

    Think pieces. Image - John Hunt

Read opinions from those involved with the BioHeritage Challenge – a collaboration of top scientists from around New Zealand. Please note that the opinions of these individuals may differ 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 - Governance Group

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

Science Leadership Group & Project Leaders

Monica Gerth
Kauri dieback – act now or it will be too late

Dr Monica Gerth

22 June 2018 - Science Leadership Group & Project Leaders

The number of trees affected by kauri dieback is increasing at an alarming rate but this isn’t stopping…

Dr Andrea Byrom
State of biodiversity in NZ

Dr Andrea Byrom

18 January 2017 - Science Leadership Group & Project Leaders

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