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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 ...
An inventory of natural asset monitoring tools: with recommendations for visitor impact monitoring applications
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2006)
The overall goal of the study is to develop a baseline inventory of natural asset condition and impact monitoring tools that can be used to derive lists of standard tools for visitor impact monitoring applications. It is ...
Best practice policies for local government management of natural assets developed for tourists
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2004-11)
With the tourism sector now a significant contributor to the New Zealand economy ($5.9 billion direct tourism value added in the year ended March 2003), and strong growth patterns forecast to continue for the 2003-2009 ...
Public perceptions of New Zealand's environment: 2006
(EOS Ecology, 2006)
The fourth biennial survey of people’s perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment was undertaken in February - March 2006. The survey is based on the Pressure-State-Response (PSR) model of state of the environment ...
Environmental indicators of tourism impacts on natural West Coast assets, Aotearoa New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2001-11)
We examined the environmental effects of visitor activities at three different natural assets (scenic icon sites, seabirds, and caves) on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand. To catalogue the effects of different ...
Sustainability needs good economics
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2007-09)
1. Key economics ideas • Economics - how we make choices over scarce items • People respond to incentives in making choices • Scarce items have alternative uses • If we choose one use of a resource we forgo the benefit ...
A tolerance range approach for the investigation of values provided by Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere.
This report develops and applies a tolerance range approach for investigating the set of values provided by the shallow lake ecosystem, Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. A tolerance range refers to the extent to which a selected ...
The Natural Step environmental management system performance : an evaluation of eight organisations in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Environment Society and Design Division, 2009-05)
A qualitative evaluation of the performance of The Natural Step (TNS) implemented by eight Canterbury based organisations was undertaken. An evaluative framework containing a series of questions was formulated to facilitate ...
A framework for managing the biophysical effects of tourism on the natural environment in New Zealand
(Channel View Publications, 2002)
Tourists in New Zealand often impact on the natural environments that are the very reason for their visits. It is, therefore, necessary to manage those natural environments to help ensure that tourism is an environmentally ...
Eco-tourism: An ally of nature conservation? Defining the rule and measuring the outcomes
(Isaac Centre for Nature Conservation. Lincoln University, 2002-04)