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The impact of wilding trees on indigenous biodiversity: a choice modelling study
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 2007-12)
Invasive species are typically non-indigenous species that adversely affect the habitat they invade. The adverse impact can be ecological (e.g. extinction of indigenous species), environmental (e.g. altering ecosystem ...
Understanding values associated with stormwater remediation options in marine coastal ecosystems: a case study from Auckland, New Zealand
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010)
This paper describes the design and implementation of a choice experiment to understand Aucklanders’ preferences for environmental qualities associated with the effects of urban run-off on marine coastal environments. ...
Transfer of choice model benefits: a case study of stream mitigation
(Environmental Management and Development Programme, National Centre for Development Studies, Australian National University, 2003-12)
Development activities place pressures on the natural environment that are very costly to avoid or remedy. In these cases, off-site mitigation may be used to address the effects of development. A choice model is applied ...
Option and existence values for the Waitaki catchment
This report examines two economic concepts - option and existence values - which can be used to value natural resources. It discusses how these could apply in the Waitaki catchment.
Instream water values : Canterbury's Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-09)
This paper reports previously unpublished results from an early study of instream values associated with two Canterbury Rivers, the Waimakariri and the Rakaia. The studies utilised several different approaches to valuation ...
Valuing indigenous biodiversity
The primary objective of the project is to create a method that can be applied by Biosecurity New Zealand (BNZ) to rapidly and accurately evaluate and rank projects aimed at protecting indigenous biodiversity from incursions ...