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Implications of the Resource Management Act 1991 for the marine farming industry in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1992)
In October 1991 the Resource Management Act was introduced. It was an unprecedented piece of legislation which resulted in fundamental changes to resource management in New Zealand. The purpose of the Act is to promote the ...
Ecotourism : a mechanism for selling the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity? : scoping the issues
(Lincoln University, 1995)
Ecotourism is promoted as an economic incentive for the conservation and sustainable use of aspects of biodiversity by a number of International Conservation Organisations. Under the Convention on Biological Diversity the ...
"What can integrated environmental management do for urban environments?"
(Lincoln University, 1999)
According to the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology and the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, more attention needs to be paid to the integrated development of sustainable urban environments as ...
Environmental monitoring in the Ross Sea region : towards integration
(Lincoln University, 1998)
We have set in place a robust framework and guidelines for the management of activities by all New Zealand visitors to the Ross Dependency ... We will continue to show strong leadership and demonstrate the highest standards ...
Environmental auditing : the New Zealand response to an evolving discipline
(Lincoln University, 1991)
Following US trends, several companies in New Zealand are now carrying out environmental audits as a means of improving their environmental management. This type of auditing is distinct from environmental accounting, and ...
The integration of ecological and planning principles for the purpose of marine systems management
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1982)
Planning is a decision-making process characterised as being normative, forward-looking and comprehensive, whereas ecology is the study of the structure and function of nature. My hypothesis is that ecological input is ...
The impact of landfills on rural communities
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2005)
This report looks at the site selection process and construction of the modern day landfill and what the impact is on the local rural community.
Social assessment : theory, process and techniques
(Centre for Resource Management, 1990-08)
Impetus in New Zealand for the development of theory, process, and techniques of social assessment comes from major social change. This change has been in the restructuring and reform of the public service and the resource ...
Effectiveness of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in addressing development-induced disasters: a comparison of the EIA processes of Sri Lanka and New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2014)
There is an on-going exponential increase in development-induced disasters globally, especially in low and middle-income countries. This upward trend in the occurrence of development-induced disasters challenges sustainable ...
Snares Island rodent quarantine : a rat control programme for southern New Zealand ports and anchorages
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
From the tine of our earliest settlement sea borne explorers have ventured forth around our extensive coasts seeking out the opportunities presented to gain a living from the diverse natural wealth presented. Those early ...