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Testing different types of benefit transfer in valuation of ecosystem services: New Zealand winegrowing case studies
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2009-02)
Most ecosystem services (ES) are neither priced nor marketed. Resource managers may fail to take into account degradation of unpriced services in their resource management decisions. Being able to estimate values for ES ...
Ecosystem services review of water projects
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010)
Water projects are typically evaluated using benefit cost analysis. Ecosystem services are the direct and indirect benefits that people obtain from ecosystems. Many of these benefits are ignored in benefit cost analysis, ...
Biodiversity protection: measurement of output
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 1999)
The term biodiversity conservation can be applied to efforts to conserve genetic diversity, species diversity and ecosystem diversity. This paper focuses on efforts to conserve species and ecosystem diversity. Efforts to ...
Analysis of oil and gas exploration and discovery in New Zealand - a basis for supply forecasting
(Ministry of Economic Development, 1998-04)
The long term sustainability of oil and natural gas supply in New Zealand will depend upon several factors, in particular the size and location of commercially exploitable resources, and the success of industry in ...
A phenomenological exploration into environmental orientation of firms in India
(Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy., 2005-12)
This paper examines the environmental issues that organisations in India consider significant, the ways they deal with these issues and the factors that propel them to address environmental concerns. Depth interviews with ...
A decade of public perceptions of the New Zealand environment: a focus on water and its management
(New Zealand Association of Economists and Law and Economics Association of New Zealand, 2010-07)
Six biennial public perception surveys of the environment have been completed at Lincoln University. The survey asks 2000 people their perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment and its management. 2010 ...
Public perceptions of New Zealand's environment: 2010
(EOS Ecology, 2010)
Least cost emission reductions
There seems plenty of evidence that human induced climate change is occurring. If the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continues to increase for the next few decades it seems highly likely there will be ...
Are predator-proof fences the answer to New Zealand's terrestrial faunal biodiversity crisis?
(New Zealand Ecological Society, 2011)
A review of pest-exclusion fences throughout New Zealand shows that the goals of fence projects are frequently not achieved and cost-benefit analyses often do not adequately quantify ongoing costs. The creation of these ...
Fenced sanctuaries need critical evaluation: a reply to Innes et al. (2012)
(New Zealand Ecological Society, 2012)
We welcome a reply by Innes et al. (2012) to our article (Scofield et al. 2011) questioning the contribution of ‘predator-proof’ fences. We note that Innes et al. do not question the fundamental points of our thesis: (1) ...