Welcome to ENNZ Volume 2, Issue No. 5. This issue showcases two recent books exploring aspects of Australasian ecology. Tom Brooking reviews Libby Robin’s new book, How a Continent Created a Nation, and highlights its applicability to New Zealand environmental history, while Charles Dawson reviews David Young’s recently published book, Whio: Saving New Zealand’s Blue Duck. Benedict Taylor also reports on a conference held earlier this year in Christchurch by the Australian Forest History Society, ‘Trans-Tasman Forest History’. A recent announcements for post-doctoral research positions and an upcoming one-day symposium on the fascinating scientific polymath James Hector round out the issue.
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