World-class science for a better future.
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What We Do
Cawthron Institute is New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation. We deliver world-class science that helps to protect the environment and support the sustainable development of primary industries in New Zealand and worldwide.
Investing in Science as a Solution
Science and innovation are key to helping humanity thrive. Partner with us by investing in science solutions that tackle the most pressing challenges of our time, including climate change, biodiversity loss and food security.
Science solutions that protect, restore and enhance ecosystem health.
Science solutions that support thriving people and communities through genuine partnership.
Prosperous Blue Economy
Science solutions that support blue economy growth in Aotearoa New Zealand and abroad, to the benefit of the environment and people.
Who We Are
Up-to-date news about Cawthron projects and research, opinion pieces, and multimedia content.