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    Raising environmental awareness in Kiribati schools

    Invasive species including plants, insects and birds are a big problem in the Pacific, affecting the health of people and the environment and even driving people from their homes and land. In the drive to help Pacific communities manage this threat, researchers from Victoria University of Wellington and Viclink have developed a series of educational resources for primary school children to help them learn about invasive species.

  • University geographers receive awards

    Three researchers from the University’s School of Geography, Environment, and Earth Sciences have been honoured at this year’s New Zealand Geographical Society awards.