Keep up to date with the latest news from the School of Biological Sciences.

  • A rat sits on top of an open coconut

    Raising environmental awareness in Kiribati schools

    Invasive species including plants, insects and birds are a big problem in the Pacific, affecting the health of people and the environment and even driving people from their homes and land. In the drive to help Pacific communities manage this threat, researchers from Victoria University of Wellington and Viclink have developed a series of educational resources for primary school children to help them learn about invasive species.

  • Empty paua shell on beach

    Native marine species threatened by climate change

    New research led by Victoria University of Wellington has shown a significant threat to an organism crucial to the growth of many marine species including native New Zealand pāua and kina.

  • Cat problem can only be solved by owners

    The key to managing the impact of domestic cats on New Zealand’s wildlife is to get their owners and vets on board, says Victoria University of Wellington’s Associate Professor Wayne Linklater.