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Native fish in Northland: application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+)
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport, 2013-07)
The fourth application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) for native fisheries value was made in the Northland region. Data for nine out of ten indicators were provided from modelling undertaken by ...
Issues and indicators of acceptable change : a study of visitors’ and stakeholders’ concerns about three natural attractions in the Paparoa area, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2001-03)
This report presents results from visitor surveys and stakeholder interviews at three natural attractions in the Paparoa National Park. The sites were the Pancake Rocks (Dolomite Point), the Fox River caves, and the Westland ...
Development of an environmental effects and tourist flow data management system
(Lincoln University., 2002)
There is increasing concern about the environmental sustainability of tourism based on natural attractions. We have developed a preliminary computer-based data management system that integrates information about tourists ...
A national-level screening exercise to assess tourism’s vulnerability to climate change
(Lincoln University. LEaP, 2010)
It is widely acknowledged that over the 21st century the global community will need to adapt to the effects of climate change. Current climate models predict that New Zealand will experience increasing temperatures, changing ...
Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere management and modelling – setting the scene
In this oral presentation the state of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere is considered, along with three possible future scenarios. Resilience, adaptive cycles and tolerance ranges are introduced and the principles and practices ...
All for naught: the plastic bag debate as a window into the abandonment of zero waste in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Department of Environmental Management., 2011-05-08)
In 2002, New Zealand became one of the first countries in the world to adopt zero waste as a national policy. In doing so, it acquired a global reputation as a pioneer country in applying innovative approaches to the problem ...
The birdlife of Te Waihora Lake Ellesmere: verification of the PLOVER lake management model
In this oral presentation the number of bird species recorded at Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere are compared with the total number of bird species in New Zealand. Using the PLOVER model the findings record that there are very ...
Zero waste to landfill: An unacknowledged supermegaproject
(Lincoln University Planning Association, 2013)
Zero Waste is a global movement focused on replacing linear resource-to-waste systems with circular systems found elsewhere in nature, and Zero Waste to Landfill (ZWtL) is a specific interpretation implying the total ...
Public perceptions of New Zealand's environment: 2010
(EOS Ecology, 2010)