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Seasick: Saving the Hauraki Gulf

Mawae Morton, EnviroStrat Chairman and Nigel Bradly, CEO, were interviewed for Stuff’s Seasick series. They feature in Episode 7 talking about the future of the Hauraki Gulf. Seasick: Saving the Hauraki Gulf | April 2022  
EnviroStrat
June 23, 2022
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Founders Fireside Chat with BlueTechBase News

In this edited conversation with Peter Green from BlueTechBase News, Nigel Bradly spoke about his journey with EnviroStrat, advice he would give to others in this space and the importance of bridging the gap between investors and sustainable project developers. “For me, a particularly fascinating area lies at the intersection between economics, finance and science. As a result, EnviroStrat operates in that arena and our real value comes from our belief that being transdisciplinary is a superpower.” Founders Fireside Chat with BlueTechBase News | November 2021
EnviroStrat
June 23, 2022
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Sea change aquaculture

Nigel Bradly, EnviroStrat CEO, was interviewed by NZBusiness about the challenges and opportunities for New Zealand’s aquaculture industry post Covid-19, and the initiatives that could unlock its true export potential. “As a country we haven’t invested enough to date in critical assets like hatcheries to provide the certainty of supply that you see in a lot of other countries. He also believes that the sector hasn’t necessarily kept up to speed on R&D and technology as much as other sectors. Climate change is also a significant challenge for the sector - with warming seas, acidification and biosecurity risks that come…
EnviroStrat
June 23, 2022
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Blue economy series

In this series written for Pure Advantage, Fraser Stobie unlocks some new thinking about the world’s aquatic economy. In Blue is the new green, Fraser touches on what it means for the ocean economy to be blue; exploring definitions of the Blue Economy and highlighting in particular, the need for sustainable growth in our oceans to meet a variety of economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes. In The value proposition of the blue economy, Fraser explores how local communities can benefit from the Blue Economy and illustrates how alternate measures of success can change the way we generate greater value…
EnviroStrat
June 23, 2022
In The News

Farming the sea bed for weed

Nigel Bradly was interviewed for Radio New Zealand's article about how the seaweed market is a golden opportunity for New Zealand. “The government is working really hard so that it can enable, not prevent, a sector like this from growing. Part of the reason Aotearoa has been so slow to the industry is because it’s very good at farming other aquaculture such as mussels, oysters and salmon, and there wasn’t an appetite or demand for trying out a new species. Big global producers have very mature supply chains that New Zealand companies would have to compete with. But the tide…
EnviroStrat
June 23, 2022
Central Gov'tCoastal, Marine & Blue EconomyOur WorkStrategy, Research & AnalysisUncategorised

Supporting the growth of New Zealand’s rapidly evolving seaweed sector

About the client Established in 2014, the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge is a 10-year, two phase government-funded research programme set up to address how we can best develop our marine economy, while protecting the taonga of our marine environment. Executive Summary EnviroStrat has been a significant contributor to the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge blue economy workstream. In 2018/2019 we led a research project to identify marine activities that have the potential to create economic value whilst contributing positively to social, cultural and ecological wellbeing in New Zealand. This included a stocktake of national and international blue economy developments,…
EnviroStrat
June 23, 2022
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Demystifying the Blue Economy in New Zealand

Watch Dr Nigel Bradly’s presentation to the Changing Tides Tai Tōrua: Ocean resilience in Aotearoa conference | June 2021. There are some great initiatives happening in New Zealand at the moment, but what’s important is that they are scalable and repeatable to be able to generate the scale of restoration required. Dr. Nigel Bradley (EnviroStrat) - Demystifying the Blue Economy in New Zealand - YouTube 
EnviroStrat
June 23, 2022