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Priorities for, and preferred approaches to, management of New Zealand fresh waters
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
Since 2000 six standardised biennial public surveys of the state of the New Zealand environment have been undertaken. A fresh water case study was included in the 2010 postal survey and in an electronic survey. Desirable ...
Perceptions of NZ's environment : do perceptions align with science?
(Lincoln University, 2009-10-20)
Discusses results and trends from the biennial survey of people's perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment. The survey is based on the Pressure-State-Response model of state of the environment reporting. ...
Measuring the success and cost effectiveness of New Zealand multiple-species projects to the conservation of threatened species
Much attention is focused on conservation efforts to protect and recover threatened species. As part of these efforts, many projects attempt to manage sites containing populations of more than one threatened species. ...
From poachers to gamekeepers: perceptions of farmers towards ecosystem services on arable farmland
(International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability., 2007)
Management of ecosystem services (ES) is vital to maintain and improve the productivity of agricultural systems in order to meet the food demands of a growing human population. However, some land management practices can ...
The nature of wellbeing: How nature’s ecosystem services contribute to the wellbeing of New Zealand and New Zealanders
(Department of Conservation, 2015-03)
What do we need for a ‘good life’? At one level, the answer to this question will differ for each person. Yet at a deeper level, we all share a common set of fundamental needs that must be met for us to experience wellbeing. ...
Testing for benefit transfer in valuation of ecosystem services in New Zealand winegrowing regions
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2008)
Benefit transfer (BT) is a pragmatic way of estimating values by transferring values from existing valuation studies to a target area of interest if there are limited resources or funding available to carry out an original ...