Moa Manipulation

Digital manipulation is an example of Stephen Jay Gould’s ‘Great Asymmetry’: creation takes much longer than destruction or consumption. “It takes millions or billions of years for evolution to produce a species well-adapted to its environment, while it takes just ‘a momentary blow or shot from human hands’ to kill the last African blaubok or New Zealand moa.”


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New Zealand, India, Collaborate on Leading-Edge Research, Education

New Zealand, India, Collaborate on Leading-Edge Research, Education

New Zealand’s education ties with India have been strengthened by a New Zealand university-led academic workshop at the Indian Institute of Technology, culminating today with a Memorandum of Understanding to establish…