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History, current situation and challenges for conservation biological control
Meeting the growing global demand for agricultural products requires the development and use of ecologically-based strategies that will allow sustainable intensification based on ecosystem services. An important component ...
Evaluating the sustainability of impounded rivers: An ecosystem services approach
(Imperial College Press, 2014-12)
There has been increasing demand in Canterbury, New Zealand for the abstraction of water from rivers. This demand has led to the increased interest in dam projects. But, while river impoundment can result in significant ...
Estimation of carbon stock under different management regimes of tropical forest in the Terai Arc Landscape, Nepal
Carbon (C) stocks in the forests of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) participating countries have to be estimated and monitored to determine accurate financial incentives and compensation. ...
The ecology of wellbeing: How ecosystem services enhance the wellbeing of New Zealanders
(Ecosystem Services Partnership, 2015-11)
Most research on ecosystem services has focused on the supply side of the supply–demand equation – what are ecosystem services, and how to classify, value and manage them to protect supply. These approaches are generally ...
Non-adoption of environmental innovations in wine growing
(Taylor and Francis Online, on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2013)
Environmental innovations are frequently developed for use in agriculture, but their uptake and continued use is often patchy. In contrast to commercial innovations, environmental innovations often bring social benefits ...