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Systematic, transparent and repeatable species prioritisation
(Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand., 2009-08)
New Zealand has a very large number of threatened and endangered species. The resources available to tackle the challenges of managing biodiversity are limited. The efforts applied, have to date proved insufficient to ...
Are we failing on weeds?
(Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand., 2009-02)
New Zealand has several systems in place to prevent entry, eradicate, contain, provide surveillance of weeds. The success of those efforts is far less than some of us hope for and the numbers of naturalised weedy plants, ...
Demand for ‘good wine’ from a ‘good environment’
This poster provides results from a project estimating the value of ecosystem services in New Zealand agriculture. Survey results for wine buying behaviour, knowledge and preferences regarding wine safety and sustainable ...
Potential economic impacts of providing for Aquaculture Management Areas in Canterbury
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
This research estimates the commercial costs and benefits associated with selected aquaculture projects in the Canterbury region. Mussel farming employment will most likely be generated in coastal communities that at present ...
Evaluation of externality management instruments in marine fisheries
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2001-01)
New Zealand marine fishing activities create many types of environmental externalities, which by law must be internalised. Selection of best intemalisation instruments can be aided by following a hierarchical decision ...
Evaluating ecosystem services on farmland: a novel, experimental, 'bottom up' approach
(International Federation of Organic Cultural Movements, 2005-09)
Human life is supported by natural ecosystems and species that constitute them through conditions and processes which are known as ecosystem services or nature’s services. To date, ES value has been assessed using a ...
Testing for benefit transfer in valuation of ecosystem services in New Zealand winegrowing regions
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2008)
Objectives of this study are to estimate average Willingness-to-Pay (WTP) of Marlborough (MARL) and Hawke’s Bay (HB) households for reductions in environmental impacts caused by winegrowing practices.
Key factors determining the costs of New Zealand threatened species programmes
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2003-12)
In 2002, 603 “Acutely Threatened” NZ species; total expenditure NZ$35.8 million. NZBS - extra NZ$26.5 million over 5 years, incl. NZ$10 million for kiwi sanctuaries. Unclear why some threatened species programmes have high ...
Consumer attitudes regarding environmentally sustainable wine: an exploratory study of the New Zealand marketplace
Previous research has suggested that consumers are becoming increasingly concerned by the effects of conventional agricultural food production practices on human health and environmental wellbeing. This study sought to ...
Assessment of public responses to policies designed to internalise environmental and social externalities associated with the transport sector in New Zealand
(Environment Institute of Australia New Zealand., 2006-09)
An integrated approach to the environmental and social externalities associated with the transport sector was explored within an omnibus biennial survey of peoples’ perceptions of the New Zealand environment carried out ...