Let’s stick together

It’s been just over four years since the Greendale 7.1 earthquake that shook us up here in Lincoln and almost four years since the major aftershock that destroyed a good chunk of Christchurch. Time flies and time heals. There are few signs around Lincoln of the quakes (although the local…

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Bartering Biodiversity – Offset or Upset?

This blog post was written by postgraduate student Cathy Mountier as part of the course, Research Methods in Ecology (Ecol 608). Cathy revisits a Lincoln University research area that looks at the value of biodiversity offsets published in 2008. I love a win-win approach to problem solving. Wouldn’t it be…

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Conservation in our time!

This blog post was written by postgraduate student Alex Rowell as part of the course, Research Methods in Ecology (Ecol 608). Alex revisits a Lincoln University research area that looks at the value of biodiversity offsets published in 2009.   Is biodiversity offsetting a viable conservation strategy? Or does it simply distract us…