Seeding Change

New Zealand scientists from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research have been collaborating with their Australian and British counterparts in experiments that may hold the answer to global warming. By adding extra iron to the sea they hope to encourage the growth of phytoplankton which capture CO2, a major greenhouse gas.


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Ocado Retail CEO Mel Smith Takes on M&S

Ocado Retail CEO Mel Smith Takes on M&S

Mel Smith is a plain-speaking, cheery New Zealander who joined online supermarket Ocado as CEO of Ocado Retail just over a year ago from Marks & Spencer, Harry Wallop reports in…