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Effects of ivermectin in dairy discharges on terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates
(New Zealand Department of Conservation, 2002-09)
Ivermectin (22,23-dihydroavermectin B₁) is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic drug that was introduced for the control of parasitic worms and lice in sheep and cattle. This review summarises what is known about the impact of ...
Monitoring and enhancing the lake’s ecosytem services
Key topics of this talk include what are ecosystem services, the current state of Lake Ellesmere and who is monitoring it. Work WET is undertaking is discussed along with which ecosystem services associated with riparian ...
Faeces of generalist predators as 'biodiversity capsules': A new tool for biodiversity assessment in remote and inaccessible habitats
Molecular methods are increasingly used to identify prey DNA in predators' faeces to describe diet composition. However, such analysis can reveal much more ecological information. If faeces are regarded as 'biodiversity ...
Ecosystem services on New Zealand arable farms
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
Researchers have estimated the total economic value of global ecosystem goods and services showing that a significant portion of humanity's economic well being is unaccounted for in conventional GNP accounting (Constanza ...
Scarcity of ecosystem services: an experimental manipulation of declining pollination rates and its economic consequences for agriculture
Ecosystem services (ES) such as pollination are vital for the continuous supply of food to a growing human population, but the decline in populations of insect pollinators worldwide poses a threat to food and nutritional ...