Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you New Zealand
stories about science, nature and the environment. With Alison Ballance.
Thursdays 9:06pm, repeated at 1:05am Sundays. One feature plays at 3:35pm on Wednesdays
Researchers from the sciences and the humanities have had their achievements recognised with awards from the Royal Society Te Apārangi. Read more
Deep sea corals are being put to the test at NIWA to find out how they cope with sediment. Read more Audio
NIWA ecologists have been stress testing deep sea corals to find out they cope with sediment. Audio
Jocelyn Turnbull from GNS Science is measuring how much CO2 we're producing in NZ towns - and she's doing it by cutting the grass. Read more Audio
GNS Science is measuring how much carbon dioxide we're producing in different towns as part of the Carbon Watch NZ project. Audio
Dave Lowe on measuring CO2 in New Zealand for 50 years, and how Carbon Watch NZ is a bird's eye view on our carbon balance. Read more Audio
Fifty years ago Dave Lowe started measuring carbon dioxide in New Zealand's atmosphere. And Gordon Brailsford and Sara Mikaloff Fletcher talk about Carbon Watch NZ project. Audio
A replay of a story from May 2018: a citizens' jury on euthanasia. Read more Audio
When is the Covid-19 vaccine coming? Will it work? William Ray talks to NZ experts charting our path towards immunity. Read more Audio
Lawn owner William Ray looks at the ecological benefits of not mowing and letting your grass grow longer. Read more Audio
Emily Parker and her team at Victoria University of Wellington are identifying the genes that allow fungi to create natural medicinal compounds. Read more Audio
Unlocking the genetic secrets of natural compounds and the evolution of tieke calls. Audio
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Each week Our Changing World features an eclectic mix of sound-rich stories about science, the environment and medical research, recorded around New Zealand in labs and in the field.