E whai akei nei, on the Tuesday Wire today:
- This week on Dear Science, Spike and Milly sit down with Allan Blackman to dive deep into the scary world of lost radioactive substances, cancer smelling ants that can be trained in just 10 minutes, and the mass extinction that was discovered all by using mercury.
- Milly speaks to Phillip Duncan from WeatherWatch about the meteorological conditions that created this weekends wild weather. Additionally, Milly asks about how to better manage and predict weather extremes as they become more common due to climate change.
- Spike delivers a report detailing the timeline of flooding in Auckland, when and where it occurred, and how exactly organisations failed to act in the face of major flooding across the city.
- Milly speaks with Dr Lucy Telfar Barnard from the University of Otago department of Public Health regarding flood clean up and advise on how to stay safe in the wake of floods in Auckland. Dr Barnard also speaks on the importance of dry and healthy homes.