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Postgraduate education for sustainability at Lincoln University, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2012-08)
Sustainability is an inexact and contested term: – Jacobs (1999) places it in the same category as ‘social justice’ and ‘liberty’ i.e. concepts that are elusive but nonetheless vital to political functioning. Despite the ...
A tolerance range approach for the investigation of values provided by Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere.
This report develops and applies a tolerance range approach for investigating the set of values provided by the shallow lake ecosystem, Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. A tolerance range refers to the extent to which a selected ...
Pathways towards applied policy integration for sustainable agricultural systems: workshop proceedings
(Lincoln University and University of Copenhagen, 2011-09)
Change in agricultural landscape systems is driven by a combination of external driving forces and local dynamics. Structural developments in agriculture and urbanisation processes of different kinds are of particular ...
The potential for improved water management using a legal social contract
(Lincoln University. LEaP., 2011-07)
This review examines the proposed social contract to improve water management in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand. This contract defines expectations of resource access and use, forming a boundary of responsibility ...
The Natural Step environmental management system performance : an evaluation of eight organisations in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Environment Society and Design Division, 2009-05)
A qualitative evaluation of the performance of The Natural Step (TNS) implemented by eight Canterbury based organisations was undertaken. An evaluative framework containing a series of questions was formulated to facilitate ...