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Assessment of public reponses to policies designed to internalise environmental externalities associated with transport sector in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2006-09)
Outline: The background (including brief methods) for the overall state of the environment perceptions research. The 2006 transport, society and environment case study, context, results, conclusions and policy implications.
Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of Yellow-Eyed Penguin conservation measures
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-02)
Although an estimated US$6 billion is invested annually in our planet's biological diversity, little research has been conducted on which conservation treatments work best or provide best value for money. Conserving ...
What the public thinks : where do we want to go with rural New Zealand in the 21st century?
(Lincoln University, 2008-06)
The ongoing biennial environmental survey, undertaken by staff at Lincoln University since 2000, has been used as a basis for identifying some future directions for rural New Zealand in the 21st Century. In the main, New ...
Public perceptions of New Zealand's environment: 2008
(EOS Ecology., 2008)
Beginning in 2000 Lincoln University has completed biennial surveys of people's perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment. The surveys use the Pressure-State-Response framework for state of the environment ...
Output measurement in evaluation of ecosystem protection programmes
(Environmental Economics Research Group. Department of Economics, University of Stirling, UK, 1995-06)
Protection of species and ecosystems from damage by introduced species typically involves use of taxpayer funds. Governments are increasingly concerned to ensure value for money is achieved, and request evaluation of these ...
Public perception of the urban environment: comparison of Wellington with national data
The first State of the Environment Reporting (SER) exercise based on a survey of New Zealanders' perceptions of the environment was undertaken in 2000. The survey questionnaire is constructed upon a Pressure-State-Response ...
Measuring the costs and benefits of plant protection
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society, 1993)
Plant protection can encompass a number of activities. Weed control in cereals, competitor suppression for pine seedlings, weevil control in lucerne, control of fruit worm in tomatoes, black spot on apples, powdery mildew ...
Potential economic impacts of providing for Aquaculture Management Areas in Canterbury
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
This research estimates the commercial costs and benefits associated with selected aquaculture projects in the Canterbury region. Mussel farming employment will most likely be generated in coastal communities that at present ...
Key factors determining the costs of New Zealand threatened species programmes
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Environmental Management., 2003-12)
In 2002, 845 “threatened” NZ species and annual expenditure of NZ$35.8 million. NZBS - extra $26.5 million over 5 years, incl. NZ$10 million for kiwi sanctuaries. Unclear why some threatened species programmes have high ...
Conservation and sustainable use of New Zealand flora: on non-conservation land
(Isaac Centre for Nature Conservation. Lincoln University, 2001-03)