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Criteria to evaluate the application of policy instruments designed to internalise externalities from commercial fisheries : report to Ministry of Fisheries
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-12)
New Zealand has the world's fourth largest Exclusive Economic Zone and a very large commercial fishery. Arguably this fishery is one of the best managed in the world. Nevertheless, many problems remain to be solved, ...
An evaluation of self-governance in the New Zealand Bluff oyster fishery - The indicator system approach
The use of self-governance as a fisheries management tool is increasing in New Zealand and elsewhere. Researchers argue that in theory self-governance can lead to improved outcomes, but evaluating actual benefits is difficult ...
New methodology for the ecological footprint with an application to the New Zealand economy
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 1997-04)
Sustainable development has become a primary objective for many countries throughout the world since the late 1980’s. A major difficulty associated with sustainable development objectives, however, is the absence of reliable ...
Natural areas: accessibility, entry, and equity
(New Zealand Ministry of Tourism, 1994)
A very large proportion of New Zealand's land area is reserved for conservation and recreation purposes. The Department of Conservation claims responsibility for the management of thirty percent of New Zealand land. Entry ...
Measuring the costs and benefits of plant protection
(New Zealand Plant Protection Society, 1993)
Plant protection can encompass a number of activities. Weed control in cereals, competitor suppression for pine seedlings, weevil control in lucerne, control of fruit worm in tomatoes, black spot on apples, powdery mildew ...
Climate change policies in New Zealand
This presentation covers New Zealand's climate change policies, and looks at the proposed amendments beyond 2012. The New Zealand economy, land use, and energy use are outlined in the context of greenhouse gas emmissions, ...
Key factors determining the costs of New Zealand threatened species programmes
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Environmental Management., 2003-12)
In 2002, 845 “threatened” NZ species and annual expenditure of NZ$35.8 million. NZBS - extra $26.5 million over 5 years, incl. NZ$10 million for kiwi sanctuaries. Unclear why some threatened species programmes have high ...
Assessment of public responses to policies designed to internalise environmental and social externalities associated with the transport sector in New Zealand
(Environment Institute of Australia New Zealand., 2006-09)
An integrated approach to the environmental and social externalities associated with the transport sector was explored within an omnibus biennial survey of peoples’ perceptions of the New Zealand environment carried out ...
Costs, effectiveness, evaluation of biodiversity projects
Conservation requires hard choices.‘We cannot preserve everything ... The laws of economics apply todiversity’ Weitzman 1992.Failure to use economic analyses will result in less conservationgains than are potentially ...
Assessment of public reponses to policies designed to internalise environmental externalities associated with transport sector in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2006-09)
Outline: The background (including brief methods) for the overall state of the environment perceptions research. The 2006 transport, society and environment case study, context, results, conclusions and policy implications.