29 Apr 2021

Alison Ballance retrospective 5: kauri dieback disease

From Our Changing World, 9:06 pm on 29 April 2021

Alison Ballance’s archive choice this week is about kauri dieback disease – she goes back to a feature recorded in 2013, and then hears from Nick Waipara about the situation in 2021.

Kauri trees

Kauri trees Photo: RNZ/Dan Cook

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For more information head to the original 2013 feature: kauri dieback disease.

For further research into kauri dieback disease:

Kauri dieback and how microbes sense the world

Hunt for kauri that are resistant to kauri dieback disease

For stories on kauri’s role as a keeper of past climate records:

Giant kauri trees and climate change

Climate data from kauri trees

Swamp kauri and past climates

Time travelling with a climate scientist

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