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Amenity values of spring fed streams and rivers in Canterbury: a methodological exploration
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-12)
Groundwater allocation decisions have effects beyond the enterprises and land uses for which water is used. They may influence the quantity, quality and flow of spring fed streams within the catchment, and the in-stream ...
New Zealand fresh water management and agricultural impacts
In New Zealand it is increasingly recognised, including by government, that water resource allocation and water quality are issues of national importance. Agriculture is frequently portrayed by public media as a major ...
Perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment - water
(New Zealand Environment., 2003)
The second biennial survey of people’s perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment was undertaken in February 2002. The survey is based on the Pressure-State-Response model of state of the environment reporting. ...
Application of the pressure-state-response framework to perceptions reporting of the state of the New Zealand environment
The Pressure–State–Response framework for environmental reporting was used as a basis to develop a long-term study of people's perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment. A postal survey of 2000 people, randomly ...
Choice experiment assessment of public expenditure preferences
(Taylor & Francis, 2010)
Preferences for changes to public expenditures were evaluated using a choice experiment. Results indicate potential efficiency gains from reallocation of expenditures to items with higher marginal welfare. In particular, ...
Why some community forests are performing better than others: a case of forest user groups in Nepal
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
Management of many Nepalese forests has been devolved to local communities. Forest products, which are used by the community and which may also be traded, are essential contributors to community well-being. Forests are ...
Small forest owners and environmental sustainability in Guatemala: The potential of the Carbon Banking approach
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society., 2012-08)
Forest carbon is potentially an important income stream for small land owners in Guatemala that would help to cease deforestation and forest degradation pressures. However, the temporary nature of sequestered forest carbon, ...
Cultural service values of a small river in Canterbury
Slides from presentation made to the Forest Ecosystem Services Forum 2014.
Predator free Banks Peninsula: scoping analysis
(Lincoln University. LEaP, 2017-05)
There has been considerable public interest in predator control following the release of the government’s goal to make New Zealand predator free by 2050. Prompted and supported by the Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust, this ...