Research

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View Optimising the process for microplastic analysis page

Optimising the process for microplastic analysis

Microplastics are small plastic particles in the environment that come from a variety of sources, including cosmetics, clothing, and industrial processes.

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View Managing the risk of emerging organic contaminants page

Managing the risk of emerging organic contaminants

Emerging Organic Contaminants (EOCs) are natural or manufactured chemicals in household and personal care products, pharmaceuticals, and agrichemicals; their use and...

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View Restoring the health and wellbeing of the lake and whanau of Matahuru page

Restoring the health and wellbeing of the lake and whanau of Matahuru

At one time Lake Waikare at Lower Waikato was a source of sustenance for the whanau of Matahuru.

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View Recreational shellfish gathering guidelines page

Recreational shellfish gathering guidelines

New Zealand has a strong cultural relationship with the oceans.

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View Using New Zealand native vegetation for improving water quality page

Using New Zealand native vegetation for improving water quality

According to the report Our Fresh Water 2017 by the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment, the continuous degradation of...

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View Enhanced mitigation of nitrate in groundwater page

Enhanced mitigation of nitrate in groundwater

As a result of funding for Freshwater research announced by the government in the budget in 2016, ESR has a...

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