Story: Law of the sea

Sniffing out intruders

Border control and biosecurity are serious issues affecting management of the oceans. With the aid of computer technology, Christchurch AgResearch staff have developed an ‘artificial nose’. In 2003 tests were under way to see if it could sniff out biological pests in shipping containers.

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Bill Mansfield, 'Law of the sea - Protecting the oceans', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/6974/sniffing-out-intruders (accessed 8 December 2019)

Story by Bill Mansfield, published 12 Jun 2006