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PF2050 Ltd Supporting Breakthrough Science For Predator Eradication

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 6:54 am | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited (PF2050 Ltd) today announced it is investing $6.7 million into research projects aiming to enable the Predator Free 2050 mission to eradicate invasive rats, stoats and possums from the whole of New Zealand, to help reverse ... More >>

David MacLeod Appointed Chair Of Predator Free 2050 Ltd

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 4:02 pm | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited (PF2050) has welcomed the Minister of Conservation’s appointment of David MacLeod as its Board chair until 30 November 2025. Mr MacLeod was appointed to the PF2050 Board in November 2016 and has been acting chair since ... More >>

Wānanga To Push For Genuine Partnership Postponed

Monday, 28 February 2022, 12:12 pm | Predator Free 2050

The Taurikura Anamata wānanga has been postponed because of Covid and the outbreak of Omicron. Korehāhā Whakahau was planning to host the wānanga, in partnership with Predator 2050 Limited (PF2050 Ltd) to amplify the voice, role, and leadership ... More >>

Ngāti Awa And PF2050 Combine To Prove Indigenous Knowledge Key To Best Practice

Friday, 31 December 2021, 6:51 pm | Predator Free 2050

An Eastern Bay iwi has launched a research project to prove that local knowledge coupled with the latest innovations in technology is best practice when it comes to pest eradication. The Korehāhā Whakahau project, administered by post-settlement ... More >>

Predator Free 2050 Ltd Announces Funding For Genetics Research Into Possums

Friday, 19 November 2021, 8:30 am | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited (PF2050 Ltd) has partnered with the University of Otago to support a research team investigating new genetic technologies that could help eradicate possums from Aotearoa New Zealand by 2050. PF2050 Ltd Science Director ... More >>

Pest Eradication Could Bring Massive Climate Change Gains - Predator Free 2050 Limited

Friday, 12 November 2021, 3:51 pm | Predator Free 2050

Eradicating pest animals from New Zealand could bring significant gains for Aotearoa’s climate change goals, Predator Free 2050 Ltd (PF2050 Ltd) Science Director Dan Tompkins says. Predator Free 2050 Ltd was established by the government in 2016 with the goal ... More >>

Jobs For Nature Funding To Support Pest Eradication Projects On Farewell Spit/Wharariki, Kawau Island And Kaipara

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 11:08 am | Predator Free 2050

More than $6 million in Jobs for Nature funding is being made available to support three iwi-, community- and council-led projects targeting the eradication of rats, stoats and possums as part of the Predator Free New Zealand 2050 mission, Predator ... More >>

Jobs For Nature Funding To Support Pest Eradication Projects On Farewell Spit/Wharariki, Kawau Island And Kaipara

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 6:55 am | Predator Free 2050

More than $6 million in Jobs for Nature funding is being made available to support three iwi-, community- and council-led projects targeting the eradication of rats, stoats and possums as part of the Predator Free New Zealand 2050 mission, Predator ... More >>

Homegrown Talent To Tackle Pesky Problems - PF2050 Ltd

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 6:13 am | Predator Free 2050

Six of Aotearoa’s brightest young minds are setting out to revolutionise pest management, helping efforts to eradicate possums, stoats and rats from New Zealand by 2050. Supported by Predator Free 2050 Limited (PF2050 Ltd) and $2.4m in Jobs for ... More >>

Predator Free 2050 Farewells Outgoing CEO, Names Interim Replacement

Friday, 6 August 2021, 9:27 am | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Ltd has appointed Brett Butland acting Chief Executive while it begins its search to replace Abbie Reynolds, who finishes up with the company this week. Acting Chair David MacLeod said the Board was proud of Abbie’s contribution ... More >>

Call For New Product And Research Ideas To Support The Predator Free 2050 Effort

Monday, 18 January 2021, 4:12 pm | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited is asking developers and graduates to consider new products and research that will fast track the eradication of stoats, possums and rats from New Zealand. Predator Free 2050 Limited Chief Executive Abbie Reynolds said “we’re ... More >>

Innovative New Predator Control Products On The Way

Saturday, 28 November 2020, 2:21 pm | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited has announced three new predator control products it believes can play an important part in achieving the goal of eliminating rats, stoats and possums from New Zealand at the Auckland Pestival Weekend. Image recognition ... More >>

Abbie Reynolds To Head Predator Free 2050 Limited

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 4:01 pm | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited has appointed Abbie Reynolds as its new CEO Abbie Reynolds is the former Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Council and in that role helped establish the Climate Leaders Coalition, motivating more than 100 member ... More >>

New Zealand’s Most Devastating Predators’ Genomes Sequenced. DNA Codes Broken For Stoat And Ship Rat

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 3:13 pm | Predator Free 2050

The DNA secrets of the Predator Free 2050 programme’s most wanted species have been revealed. The complete genome of the stoat is now available to researchers on the US-based National Center for Biotechnology Information genome database, hard ... More >>

Predator Free 2050 Limited Welcomes Budget 2020 Funding Announcement

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:44 pm | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited welcomes the emphasis of Budget 2020 on creating environmental jobs. As part of a $1.1 billion COVID response package designed to create 11,000 environment jobs, Predator Free 2050 Limited will receive an extra $76 million ($19 ... More >>

New generation tools for predator free 2050 effort

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 10:05 am | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited is partnering with the private sector to create the next generation of predator control tools. More >>

81 submissions made to Predator Free 2050

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 2:03 pm | Predator Free 2050

Provincial New Zealand is keen to embrace the Predator Free 2050 goal, a recent call for expressions of interest process has found. More >>

The Predator Free 2050 Research Strategy

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 2:32 pm | Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Ltd today revealed the organisation’s four-part science research strategy to help save our natural heritage. Developed in partnership with leading scientists and predator control experts, the strategy is designed to achieve one ... More >>

Predator Free 2050 to Fund Bold Conservation Projects

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 9:24 am | Predator Free 2050

Starting today (12 September), New Zealand conservation groups committed to broad scale predator eradication are encouraged to lodge an expression of interest for funding and support from Predator Free 2050 Ltd. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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