State of New Zealand's Future: 2008 Report

Gould, Mike
August 2008
Future Times;2008, Vol. 3, p5
The article presents a 2008 report as a forecast of New Zealand's status in the future. The new knowledge drivers in the country are information communication technology (ICT), further understanding of the human genome, neuroscience, and nanotechnology. Due to the country's over-intensive agricultural systems, there is deteriorating water quality in lakes and underground aquifers. The status of New Zealand in terms of economy, social inequalities, climate change, energy, and population dynamics is also explained.


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