Our Changing World
9:40 PM.In its latest report on climate change, the Royal Society of New Zealand lays out options for how we coudl reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
9:38 PM.Satellite tagging has revealed that humpback whales that breed in Oceania socialise at Raoul Island in the Kermadecs and has shown where in Antarctica they go to feed.
9:20 PM.Sediment samples collected from 6,000 - 9,000m deep in the Kermadec Trench were teeming with tiny nematode worms – over 100 new species were collected from just four samples.
9:06 PM.After 35 years of counting threatened Archey's frog on the Coromandel Peninsula, Ben Bell has seen their numbers crash due to the chytrid fungal disease, and the population slowly recover.
9:46 PM.The 451 topographic maps that cover the length and breadth of New Zealand are a testament to the skills of a team of map makers at LINZ.
9:34 PM.Staff at the Island Bay Marine Education Centre have played midwife to baby carpet sharks that hatched almost a year after a female shark deposited the egg cases in a tank.
9:20 PM.To understand the food webs of ponds and lakes you need to understand the personalities and lives of individual fish
9:06 PM.A new report published by the Royal Society of New Zealand highlights six key climate change implications for New Zealand.
9:45 PM.Mangroves have a mixed reputation, with some people thinking of them as weeds while others, including writer Kennedy Warne, value them for their ecosystem function and as a natural breakwater.
9:40 PM.Yellow-eyed penguins have hit their lowest numbers on mainland New Zealand since the early 1990s, and it's the result of a number of issues in the marine environment
9:36 PM.In a novel extension of the 'hygeine hypothesis', biologists argue we should save the parasites of endangered species for the sake of their host's immune system.
9:20 PM.Dementia researchers are looking for people with mild cognitive impairment for a longitudinal study to explore how Alzheimer's Disease develops from early stages of memory loss.
9:06 PM.Smart socks and an ankle bracelet that uses small vibration motors might help us to retrain how we walk and stave off joint surgery
9:46 PM.After more than 30 years of studying the world's smallest dolphins Liz Slooten and Steve Dawson still enjoy getting out on the water to observe Hector's dolphins, writes Alison Ballance.
9:35 PM.NIWA oceanographers are using Deep Cove in Doubtful Sound, where the tailrace from the Manapouri power station flows into the sea, as a natural laboratory to study complex fluid dynamics.