Kate Bush and the mongoose: character displacement and release

When my sons look back on their childhoods they will likely remember many things. Lots of cricket. Great holidays in the Catlins full of boogie boards and board games. Our big old house that could hold as many friends as they cared to bring home. And too much Kate Bush. As…

Does size matter in restoration?

Lindsay Jackman is a postgraduate student who wrote this article as part of her Euroleague for Life Sciences course work at Lincoln University. Growing up in the prairies of Canada, I had rarely heard of, let along seen in practice, the idea of conservation. Then again, the prairie ecosystem is hard…

Ecological restoration is more successful with conflict management

  Nathalie Kowalski is a postgraduate student who wrote this article as part of her Euroleague for Life Sciences course work at Lincoln University. Ecological restoration is important for re-establishing ecosystems. Ecological restoration, however, it is not just about recreating habitats but also about changing the way humans act. The…