26 Nov 2018

Understanding ecosystems through mātauranga Māori

From Afternoons, 1:18 pm on 26 November 2018

Mātauranga Māori is a source of knowledge in Aotearoa, it encompasses values, cultural practice and worldview. 

And that worldview could inform they way we shape freshwater and marine management, according to a new special issue in New Zealand's Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research.
Freshwater ecologist and the editor of the paper, Joanne Clapcott joins us now to explain what it is and how mātauranga Māori could enhance our understand our aquatic ecosystems. 

Life depends on freshwater.

Life depends on freshwater. Photo: CC BY-NC 2.0 Timothy Swinson