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An overview of prioritisation and evaluation approaches for biodiversity projects
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance., 2012-02)
The need for biodiversity conservation has been recognised for at least 25 years. Conserving biodiversity is a big challenge ‘We cannot preserve everything ... The laws of economics apply to diversity’ Weitzman 1992. Opportunism ...
Assignment of measureable costs and benefits to wildlife conservation projects
(CSIRO Publishing, 2012-12-11)
Success of wildlife conservation projects is determined by a suite of biological and economic factors. Donor and public understanding of the economic factors is becoming increasingly central to the longevity of funding for ...
Biodiversity protection prioritisation: a 25-year review
(CSIRO Publishing, 2012-09-04)
There are insufficient resources available globally, nationally and in many regions, to conserve all species, habitats and ecosystems. Prioritisation of targets or actions is a rational response to resource scarcity. ...
Socioeconomic impacts of public forest policies on heterogeneous agricultural households
(Springer Verlag on behalf of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2012-09)
Nepal has a long history of returning public forests to local people as part of its community forestry programme. In principle the community forestry programme is designed to address both environmental quality and poverty ...
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) ...