While albatross couples have traditionally stuck together year after year, a new study has linked a rise in water warmth is far higher rates of ‘divorce’ amongst these seabirds. Yes, bird divorce is a thing.
At Topflite we’re not just focused on growing great crops and making delicious feed. There’s also a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes making sure our products get to our customers with maximum quality and minimal environmental impact.
We’re taught from an early age that birds need trees to live in. But so too do trees often need birds to survive. There are some great examples of birds helping to grow valuable areas of forest. Take the pink-necked green pigeon of South-East Asia for instance...
Over the last six months the launch of an exciting new conservation initiative has seen researchers at the University of Otago walking into the backyards of 78 homes to check out and mark down what’s growing where.
Since introducing the Soar Initiative in 2020 we have provided support both for the Orokonui Ecosanctuary on the north coast of Dunedin and for Forest & Bird’s efforts around New Zealand. Now we’re proud to share the news of our most recent Soar recipient – the Kākāpō Recovery Programme.