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Option and existence values for the Waitaki catchment
This report examines two economic concepts - option and existence values - which can be used to value natural resources. It discusses how these could apply in the Waitaki catchment.
New Zealand big game hunting values: a benefit transfer study
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design, 2010-10)
New Zealand recreational hunting interests have argued that the larger introduced mammals, including deer (various species, but most prominently Red deer), chamois (rupicapra rupicapra), tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus) and ...
Valuation of impacts of incursions on biodiversity: A review of the literature
(Nimmo-Bell & Company Ltd., 2006-06-30)
This report provides an overview of the economic literature on invasive species with focus aimed at economic valuation. The report opens with an overview of economics concepts related to invasive species. Costs of invasive ...
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 ...
Fishing for more understanding: a mixed logit-error component model of freshwater angler site choice
(Lincoln University. Department of Environmental Management., 2010)
Recreational anglers are known to seek different types of experiences in different settings. Such preference and behavioural diversity has important management implications. Research methods which assume only a limited ...
What's your game? Heterogeneity amongst New Zealand hunters
The introduction of the New Zealand Game Animal Council in 2014 heralds a new era for New Zealand big game management. Now that management of game animals to enhance benefits from susutained use is possible, it is important ...
Biodiversity management: Lake Rotoiti choice modelling study
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 2008-09)
Invasive species are non-indigenous species that adversely affect the habitat they invade. The adverse impact can be ecological (e.g. extinction of indigenous species), environmental (e.g. altering ecosystem function) ...
Marine recreational fishing : perceptions and contingent behaviour
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division., 2003-09)
The 2002 biennial survey of citizen perceptions of the environment and its management (Hughey et al., 2002) assessed perceptions about the marine environment, participation in marine recreational fishing, and responses to ...
New Zealanders’ perceptions of the environment and quality of environmental management
(New Zealand Association of Economists., 2001)
This study reveals that preferences for allocation of government spending on aspects of the New Zealand environment are related to concerns for the state of the environment and quality of management. Drawing upon selected ...
Criteria to evaluate the application of policy instruments designed to internalise externalities from commercial fisheries : report to Ministry of Fisheries
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-12)
New Zealand has the world's fourth largest Exclusive Economic Zone and a very large commercial fishery. Arguably this fishery is one of the best managed in the world. Nevertheless, many problems remain to be solved, ...