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Funding of Private 1080 Operations Draws Fire

Monday, 12 February 2018, 9:03 am | UCLA

A Coromandel conservation group is calling for a halt to regional funding of toxin use on private land for wild animal control. More >>

Pest Numbers Fail To Support Coromandel Aerial 1080 Plans

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 2:16 pm | UCLA

Pest Numbers Fail To Support Coromandel Aerial 1080 Plans Plans by the Department of Conservation to aerially poison two large tracts on the northern Coromandel this winter are “unwarranted” and should be immediately shelved, according to a local ... More >>

Peninsula Residents Eligible for Pest Control Grants

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 9:49 am | UCLA

Individual Peninsula Residents Eligible for Pest Control Grants A Coromandel conservation group is urging peninsula residents to take advantage of a new funding option to support individuals working independently on animal and plant pest control on their ... More >>

UCLA scientists create quick-charging hybrid supercapacitors

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 11:02 am | UCLA

UCLA scientists create quick-charging hybrid supercapacitors Charge storage device created at California NanoSystems Institute is vast improvement over existing models More >>

Conservation Group Calls for Royal Commission on 1080

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 1:02 pm | UCLA

A Coromandel conservation group has called on Prime Minister John Key to back a Royal Commission to investigate and report on use of the controversial toxin 1080 in the New Zealand environment. More >>

DOC Chief “Out of Touch” With Public and the Facts

Sunday, 15 November 2009, 12:22 pm | UCLA

A Coromandel-based conservation group in the forefront of the nationwide fight against burgeoning use of supertoxin 1080 and other residual poisons by government has dismissed this week’s DOC defense of its pest poison regime as “the tired cry of career ... More >>

Aurora Borealis Mystery Solved By UCLA Scientists

Monday, 28 July 2008, 7:40 am | UCLA

UCLA space scientists & colleagues have identified the mechanism that triggers substorms in space; wreaks havoc on satellites, power grids & communications systems; leads to the explosive release of energy that causes the aurora borealis (northern lights). More >>

Those Who Don’t Agree To Aerial 1080 To Be Charged

Friday, 13 June 2008, 10:22 am | UCLA

In a bold policy shift, Environment Waikato Regional Council (EW) staff are proposing to systematically charge communities and landowners that choose pest control methods other than that which council says is the cheapest -- blanket aerial applications ... More >>

EW Manager in Secret 080 Planning Group Meetings

Friday, 30 November 2007, 9:52 am | UCLA

A Coromandel conservation group is asking why a senior Environment Waikato (EW) manager was part of a behind-the-scenes group formed to promote the successful reassessment of 1080 poison by the Environment Risk Management Authority (ERMA). More >>

 

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