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Biodiversity monitoring by community-based restoration groups in New Zealand
(Wiley Online on behalf of the Ecological Society of Australia, 2016-09)
In recent decades, community groups have transformed habitat restoration, pest control and species translocations in New Zealand. Large areas of wild New Zealand benefit hugely from ongoing management by community-based ...
Quantifying the extent of anthropogenic eutrophication of lakes at a national scale in New Zealand
(American Chemical Society, 2019-08-20)
Quantifying environmental changes relative to ecosystem reference conditions (baseline or natural states) can inform assessment of anthropogenic impacts and the development of restoration objectives and targets. We developed ...
Response of endemic and exotic earthworm communities to ecological restoration
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc. on behalf of the Society for Ecological Restoration International, 2016-11)
Land conversion and environmental changes associated with agronomic practices are believed to have led to the disappearance of New Zealand endemic earthworms from agricultural land. Introduced European earthworms have since ...
Investigating arsenic impact of ACC treated timbers in compost production (A case study in Christchurch, New Zealand)
(Elsevier BV, 2020-07)
The arsenic concentration is an important issue in compost production. The main inputs of a compost factory, including kerbsides, green wastes, food industry wastes, and river weeds are investigated in this study. Also, ...
Sustainability in the New Zealand horticulture industry
(Elsevier B.V., 2016-01-20)
© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This paper reports on a study examining sustainability in the New Zealand horticulture industry. Despite the growing body of sustainability literature, there remains a lack of prior ...
Comparative study of the Chatham Islands Odonata, II: Morphometric and molecular comparison between Xanthocnemis tuanuii Rowe, 1981 and X. zealandica (McLachlan, 1873) with notes on the taxonomic position of Xanthocnemis sinclairi Rowe, 1987 (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae)
(International Dragonfly Fund, 2014-07-28)
We compared Chatham Island endemic species Xanthocnemis tuanuii to its congenerics from the New Zealand South Island: X. zealandica (newly collected specimens) and X. sinclairi (type specimens plus newly collected material). ...
Tracking New Zealanders' environmental perceptions: A comparison of responses from two survey approaches
(Common Ground Research Networks, 2013)
By 2010, the Hughey et al. biennial "Public perceptions of New Zealand's Environment" survey had run for a decade. Their survey, built around the PSR (Pressure-State-Response) model of environmental reporting, involved ...
Estimating the mitigation of anthropogenic loss of phosphorus in New Zealand grassland catchments
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-01-15)
Managing phosphorus in catchments is central to improving surface water quality, but knowing how much can be mitigated from agricultural land, and at what cost relative to a natural baseline (or reference condition), is ...
(Berkshire Publishing Group, 2012)
Encyclopedia entry in Berkshire encyclopedia of sustainabilty. Volume 8, The Americas and Oceania: assessing sustainability
Trees on farms: Investigating and mapping woody re-vegetation potential in an intensely-farmed agricultural landscape
Deforestation, to meet agricultural demands, has driven woody vegetation cover change across many landscapes globally. The further intensification of farming has created greater pressures on ecosystems and increased the ...