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Water and livelihoods : a participatory analysis of a Mexican rural community
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group., 2000-12)
Over 70% of Mexican farms produce only for self subsistence and lack the necessary economies of scale to be commercial. In the arid and semi-arid regions of the country, which represents 52% of Mexico's total land, farming ...
The conservation status of invertebrates in Canterbury
This report uses a species-based approach to identify invertebrates that are threatened / endangered, and, in some cases, needing short- or long-term management to ensure their survival. The aims of this project were to: ...
The potential for eradication of hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) from Quail Island, Banks Peninsula
(Lincoln University. Ecology and Entomology Group, 2000-02)
European hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) are the most abundant mammal species remaining on Quail Island in Lyttelton Harbour. They are likely to be impacting on the existing native fauna of the island and will impede any ...
Interactions between tourists and the natural environment : impacts of tourist trampling on geothermal vegetation and tourist experiences at geothermal sites in Rotorua
(Lincoln University. Tourism Research and Education Centre, 2000-02)
The main objective of this research was to evaluate tourist impacts on geothermal vegetation and to examine visitor's attitudes towards their impacts on vegetation. Two commercially operated sites near Rotorua were selected ...
Instruments for internalising the environmental externalities in commercial fisheries : report to Ministry of Fisheries
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-07)
Commercial fisheries in New Zealand having significant environmental externalities are identified and a framework for comparative Environmental Impact Assessment is proposed. From this analysis and from a survey of ...
Forestry and agriculture on the New Zealand East Coast: socio-economic characteristics associated with land use change
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-06)
The topics of land use, and issues associated with land use change, have been a major theme of research in the AERU since its inception in 1962. In earlier years the research focused on pastoral land uses, reflecting the ...