New Zealand: Study of effect of climate change on kauri trees

Radio New Zealand: An Auckland University scientist is studying what impact climate change will have on kauri trees. Kauri are considered a taonga to many Maori and were an important resource for early Maori who burned kauri gum as an insecticide, used their resin to make ink for moko and felled trees to make giant waka. Dr Cate Macinnis-Ngreceived a grant of $345,000 from the Marsden Fund to research the effects of climate change on kauri. Dr Macinnis-Ng said it is unclear how vulnerable kauri are to the more frequent......

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