Experts and Doctors on environment in Auckland, New Zealand


Locale: Auckland, New Zealand
Topic: environment

Top Publications

  1. Coleman T, Kearns R. The role of bluespaces in experiencing place, aging and wellbeing: Insights from Waiheke Island, New Zealand. Health Place. 2015;35:206-17 pubmed publisher
    ..g. potential isolation, and a lack of advanced care), drawing on the qualities of bluespaces helps maintain a secure sense of self anchored in strong affective ties to place. ..
  2. Carter S, Williams M, Paterson J, Iusitini L. Do perceptions of neighbourhood problems contribute to maternal health?: findings from the Pacific Islands Families study. Health Place. 2009;15:622-630 pubmed publisher
    ..Improvements to services and regulations may contribute to health gains. ..
  3. Wright S, Gray R, Gardner R. Energy and the rate of evolution: inferences from plant rDNA substitution rates in the western Pacific. Evolution. 2003;57:2893-8 pubmed
    ..If higher rates of molecular evolution where there is greater available energy are found to be widespread this might bring an additional dimension to the understanding of macroevolutionary pattern and process. ..
  4. Cooper T, Morby A, Gunn A, Schneider D. Effect of random and hub gene disruptions on environmental and mutational robustness in Escherichia coli. BMC Genomics. 2006;7:237 pubmed
    ..That E. coli can reduce the effect of environmental stress without reducing the phenotypic effect of additional mutations, indicates that robustness and evolvability need not be antagonistic. ..
  5. Sutherland W, Broad S, Caine J, Clout M, Dicks L, Doran H, et al. A Horizon Scan of Global Conservation Issues for 2016. Trends Ecol Evol. 2016;31:44-53 pubmed publisher
  6. Beaglehole R, Bonita R. Global public health: a scorecard. Lancet. 2008;372:1988-96 pubmed publisher
    ..We view global public health as a barometer of more general development. Our responses to the current health challenges are at the forefront of the global struggle for survival. ..
  7. Beaumont H, Gallie J, Kost C, Ferguson G, Rainey P. Experimental evolution of bet hedging. Nature. 2009;462:90-3 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings capture the adaptive evolution of bet hedging in the simplest of organisms, and suggest that risk-spreading strategies may have been among the earliest evolutionary solutions to life in fluctuating environments. ..
  8. Postlethwaite C, Walker M. A geometric model for initial orientation errors in pigeon navigation. J Theor Biol. 2011;269:273-9 pubmed publisher
  9. Gluckman P, Beedle A. Match fitness: development, evolution, and behavior: comment on Frankenhuis and Del Giudice (2012). Dev Psychol. 2012;48:643-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we set a discussion of maladaptation and mismatch as a cause of psychopathology (Frankenhuis & Del Giudice, 2012) in the broader framework of developmental plasticity and life history trade-offs. ..

More Information


  1. Ni Mhurchu C, Vandevijvere S, Waterlander W, Thornton L, Kelly B, Cameron A, et al. Monitoring the availability of healthy and unhealthy foods and non-alcoholic beverages in community and consumer retail food environments globally. Obes Rev. 2013;14 Suppl 1:108-19 pubmed publisher
  2. Zhang X, Rainey P. Exploring the sociobiology of pyoverdin-producing Pseudomonas. Evolution. 2013;67:3161-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Together these findings give reason to question the generality of the conclusion that pyoverdin is a social trait. ..
  3. Vaidyanathan V, Naidu V, Kao C, Karunasinghe N, Bishop K, Wang A, et al. Environmental factors and risk of aggressive prostate cancer among a population of New Zealand men - a genotypic approach. Mol Biosyst. 2017;13:681-698 pubmed publisher
    ..The list of genes with SNPs identified as being associated with the risk of PCa in a New Zealand population is provided in the graphical abstract. ..
  4. Farmer V, Williams S, Mann J, Schofield G, McPhee J, Taylor R. Change of School Playground Environment on Bullying: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics. 2017;139: pubmed publisher
    ..Whether this indicates increased resilience as indicated by lower reporting of bullying to teachers may be an unanticipated benefit. ..