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Nature conservation: information, costs, and evaluation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2007-07)
Public understanding of conservation is flawed in New Zealand and the level of threat to species and ecosystems is poorly understood. Pursuit of conservation goals is costly. We invest resources and effort to maintain ...
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.
Antarctica: tourism, wilderness, and "ambassadorship"
(United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 2001)
Antarctica, as a continent, is one of the most beautiful, remote places on the planet. For many people Antarctica is a place of mystery, a place of historic exploration, discovery, and suffering. Antarctica is where huge ...
Agribusiness for rural development: a peripheral view?
(Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network, 2008-12)
This paper argues that new technology used in the production of biofuels and adopted rapidly during the recent oil and food price crisis has altered the longterm relationship between energy and food prices as these products ...
Current contribution of four biotechnologies to New Zealand's primary sector
Over the last several decades, changes to production technologies have significantly increased output from the primary sector. The contribution of improved genetics has been variously estimated, and the impacts of genetic ...
Fatty acid, tocopherol and phytosterol composition of cucurbit seeds grown in Marlborough, New Zealand.
Cucurbits are a group of plants that can grow well with irrigation in hot dry conditions. In New Zealand cucurbits are grown mostly for their edible flesh, however in other countries they are prized for their tasty oil ...
Effect of weaning age on growth rates of lambs infected by gastrointestinal parasites
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 2006)
Gastrointestinal parasitism is one of the most important challenges facing low chemical or organic livestock production systems but also conventional farmers as resistance to anthelmintics becomes more widespread. Young ...
Does tenure review in New Zealand's South Island give rise to rents?
We examine land prices arising from tenure review of South Island high country pastoral leases. Tenure review splits the leasehold – part is converted to freehold ownership, and part is converted to public conservation ...
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) ...