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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 ...
Funding allocations and the cost- effectiveness of New Zealand threatened species programmes.
Aim: To investigate the effects of relaxing the budget constraint on the cost effectiveness of threatened species programmes.
Greenhouse gas emissions reduction potential of the forest of the Terai Arc landscape of Nepal
Global concern over climate change and potential effects of forests has derived both challenges and opportunities in modern forestry over the past decades. Since the forests are source and sink of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) ...
Ecosystem health demystified: an ecological concept determined by economic means
(The Australian National University, 2005-05-05)
This paper addresses “ecosystem health”, a concept recently popularised as the way forward in evaluating nature. The concept is often defined in vague expressions and is being seen more as a broad societal aspiration rather ...
An overview of prioritisation and evaluation approaches for biodiversity projects
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2012-02)
The need for biodiversity conservation has been recognised for at least 25 years. Conserving biodiversity is a big challenge ‘We cannot preserve everything ... The laws of economics apply to diversity’ Weitzman 1992. Opportunism ...
Using choice modeling to value ecosystem services on arable land
(Lincoln University., 2005-02)
The objectives are to more accurately measure values of non-market ecosystem services (ES) on New Zealand arable land by estimating values of: gas regulation (greenhouse gas emissions); waste treatment (nitrogen leaching); ...
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 ...
Analysis of choice modeling data with various choice sets
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2005-06-30)
To explore individual’s behavior on willingness to pay (WTP) decision making in the multiple question format in choice modeling. Case study: estimation of values of Ecosystem Services (water quality, air quality, soil ...
Perceptions of freshwater and its management in New Zealand: 2000-2010
(Lincoln University., 2011-06-25)
This oral presentation outlines the methods of surveying freshwater, and records the key ongoing trends from ten years of perceptions of monitoring. It covers the most important values of freshwater and the desired futures ...
Demand for ‘good wine’ from a ‘good environment’
This poster provides results from a project estimating the value of ecosystem services in New Zealand agriculture. Survey results for wine buying behaviour, knowledge and preferences regarding wine safety and sustainable ...