Kaitiakitanga: protecting New Zealand's native biodiversity
Morad, M. &Jay, M. (2000). Kaitiakitanga: protecting New Zealand's native biodiversity. Biologist, 47(4), 197-201.
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Species diversity is a very important component of a healthy ecosystem, and a necessary condition for long-term sustainable development. However, it is widely recognised that species extinction is on the increase in New Zealand, as biological diversity comes under pressure from landuse activity and environmental change.
Institute of Biology
This is an author’s version of an article published in the journal: Biologist.