Centre for Land Environment and People (LEaP)
LEaP aims to enhance the economic, environmental and social sustainability of societies by improving the understanding of local-global change interactions and by motivating and engaging stakeholders in New Zealand and elsewhere. The Centre's mission statement is 'a network for creating and sharing knowledge', with strategic goals to:
- Undertake high quality interdisciplinary theoretical and applied research and critique of the changing relationships within and between society and the environment
- Promote stewardship, health and wellbeing of the environment, society and its diverse cultures, through our educational and research activities
More information is available from the LEaP Web site.
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(Lincoln University | Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki. LEaPLincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2021-05)This report presents the findings from a 2020 survey of visitors to tourist attractions in Waitaki and Mackenzie districts. COVID-19 cancelled fieldwork before data collection was complete. The limited data indicate that ...
Degrowth, green growth, a-growth and post-growth: The debate on ways forward from our growth addiction (Lincoln University | Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki. LEaPLincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2020)It is widely recognised that averting catastrophic climate change and ecological disaster requires society to relinquish the current growth-focused economic system. However, what this change might include and how it can ...
Exploring the impacts of the Covid-19 national lockdown on outdoor recreationists' activity and perceptions of tourism (Lincoln University | Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki. LEaPLincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2021-03)The Covid-19 pandemic had an unprecedented effect on tourism and outdoor recreation across the world in the year 2020. In New Zealand, a national lockdown for a period of 5 weeks confined New Zealanders to their local ...
A synthesis of historical environmental changes to Brooklands Lagoon/Te Riu o Te Aika Kawa, Canterbury (Lincoln University | Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki. LEaPLincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2021-02)Brooklands Lagoon / Te Riu o Te Aika Kawa (‘Brooklands’) is an important wetland and estuarine ecosystem in Canterbury. It is a site of cultural significance to Ngāi Tūāhuriri, and is also valued by the wider community. ...
A snapshot of water quality from sampling freshwater invertebrates in Purau stream, Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō (Lincoln University | Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki. LEaPLincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, 2021-02)Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour is a partnership between Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, the Lyttelton Port Company, Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council. The partnership is working to restore the ...