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Eco-tourism: An ally of nature conservation? Defining the rule and measuring the outcomes
(Isaac Centre for Nature Conservation. Lincoln University, 2002-04)
Public perceptions - issues in where we want rural New Zealand to head in the 21st Century
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-08)
The ongoing biennial environmental perceptions survey has been used to consider issues when setting future directions for rural New Zealand in the 21st Century. The overall state of the environment is very good, although ...
Conservation and sustainable use of New Zealand flora: on non-conservation land
(Isaac Centre for Nature Conservation. Lincoln University, 2001-03)
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. ...
Values of ecosystem services on arable land and the role of organic farming
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2005-08)
Nationwide mail surveys implemented in November 2004 report New Zealand residents' willingness to pay for improvement in ecosystem services and support for organic farming on arable land. The surveys were split into two ...
Tourism, water and waste in Westland : implications of increasing demand on infrastructure
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2001-07)
The growth of tourism, and its consequent benefits, are dependent on the maintenance, if not enhancement, of the West Coast's unique natural environment. Parts of this natural environment have been described as ecologically ...
Some external costs of dairy farming in Canterbury
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2006)
Intensification of agricultural practices is occurring in Canterbury. Dairy farm conversions continue with land use increasing 132% since 1995. Current concerns emanate predominantly from issues of water quantity and ...
Managing recreation and tourism in New Zealand mountains
(International Mountain Society and United Nations University, 2001-11)
New Zealand is a very mountainous country with sparsely populated mountain lands. While large tracts are held in private ownership used in pastoral production, the majority is state owned. New Zealand's protected natural ...
Assignment of measureable costs and benefits to wildlife conservation projects
(CSIRO Publishing, 2012-12-11)
Success of wildlife conservation projects is determined by a suite of biological and economic factors. Donor and public understanding of the economic factors is becoming increasingly central to the longevity of funding for ...
Interdisciplinarity in biodiversity project evaluation: a work in progress
(CSIRO Publishing, 2013)
A range of methodological frameworks is available to assist decision-makers with evaluations of projects concerned with biodiversity conservation (the protection, management or restoration of biodiversity), but their uptake ...