Climate, Freshwater & Ocean Science

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Climate change

Climate change effects are accelerating, driving the need for actions informed by sound climate knowledge.

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Ocean acidification—what is it?

The on-going rise of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is not only changing our climate—it is also changing our oceans. Take a look at the work of the NIWA-led CARIM project into what these changes may mean for the delicate balance of marine life.

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Time for bold actions guided by science

New Zealanders are fast becoming aware that our changing climate matters a great deal. NIWA Chief Executive John Morgan explains.

Climate Matters - shaping our climate solutions

NIWA is bringing together decision makers and influencers from across New Zealand this month to shape the science we need to respond to our changing climate.

A bird's-eye view of our carbon balance

Dr Sara Mikaloff-Fletcher is looking to turn the internationally accepted science of monitoring greenhouse gas emissions upside down – and the rest of the world is watching closely.