The case to plant more native forests to off-set emissions has been again pushed in another major research report - and this time, researchers say businesses could benefit.
Professor Peter J. de Lange FLS has been awarded the Loder Cup for 2017. His nomination came from the New Zealand Botanical Society and New Zealand Plant Conservation Network, with support from other regional botanical societies and conservation organizations. The award was made at the Beehive on June 8 2017 as part of the annual Green Ribbon Awards
Almost 2000 new species of plant have been discovered in the past year, according to a report by the UK's Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.
Read about myrtle rust on mainland New Zealand, a rare plant expedition to the Tin Range, Stewart Island and much more
The NZ Indigenous Flora Seed Bank has secured funding for an 18 week Myrtle Rust seed bank coordinator position, starting with immediate effect (within +/- 2 weeks).