Genetic Rescue Foundation was formed in 2015 as a way to address extinction at its root - the loss of genetic biodiversity. Our focus is game changing conservation science in partnership with the world's best scientists.
Joining the world's efforts to understand our family of mega-birds, we've begun sequencing the genome of the giant moa. Despite the significant challenges, we are delighted have begun compiling data from sub-fossil bones.
Our initial work on Koreke has seen us complete the genomes of its two closest Australian relatives. We'll be working with this information to develop our programme for the sequencing of the Koreke genome.