Mapping the tohorā/southern right whale
The tohorā/southern right whale story is one of survival against extraordinary odds. This sentinel species for climate change was once decimated by whaling. The now recovering species faces a new threat, the changing ocean.
Restoring kelp to the Tīkapa Moana/Hauraki Gulf
The Hauraki Gulf is beautiful from the surface, below the waterline the ecosystem is in crises. A key tohu or indicator is the kina (sea urchin) barrens that are overtaking in the Hauraki Gulf where kelp used to flourish, a vital part of a healthy ecosystem.