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Valuation of impacts of incursions on biodiversity: A review of the literature
(Nimmo-Bell & Company Ltd., 2006-06-30)
This report provides an overview of the economic literature on invasive species with focus aimed at economic valuation. The report opens with an overview of economics concepts related to invasive species. Costs of invasive ...
Ecosystem Services in Productive Landscapes: New Zealand’s emerging agricultural pattern and land-use change
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection Research Centre, 2008-06)
It is considered that New Zealand has the greatest rate of land-use change in the Western world (Penman 2008 pers. comm.). Although New Zealand’s land-use changes may be dynamic, reflecting overseas market needs in ...
Greening Waipara: a ‘grape roots’ project to include biodiversity in the wine experience
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2006)
It is no secret that New Zealand’s developed landscapes have lost most of their biodiversity - indigenous plants, habitats and wildlife. Biodiversity is a defining element in a district’s sense of place and there seems to ...
Evaluating nature's services on Canterbury arable farmland: a summary of results for farmers participating in this research project
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection Research Centre, 2005-10)
The importance of ES or nature’s services is now very well established and ES have been demonstrated to be of very high economic value. However, intensification of agriculture in the last century has resulted in the ...