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An appraisal of coastal zone management problems and potential approaches for institutional reform
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1986)
The coastal zone is identified as a finite resource, with a limited capacity to meet demands for its use. Problems occur, or are perceived, when demands conflict or people's expectations are not met. It is proposed in this ...
Biological diversity and the Resource Management Act 1991 : toward the implementation of the conservation and sustainable use objectives of the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity
(Lincoln University, 1996)
The Convention on Biological Diversity arose from the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development as a response to global concern over the rapid degradation of the earth's biodiversity. Because New Zealand ...
The export of fresh water from Deep Cove, Fiordland
(Lincoln University, 1995)
The purpose of this study is to examine the use of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the management of preservation, conservation and use of resources in a national park. This study uses a comparative approach ...
Conserving New Zealand’s endemic carnivorous land snail Powelliphanta patrickensis through restoration of a functioning ecosystem
(Lincoln University, 2014)
As of 2014, New Zealand’s largest active opencast mine, covering approximately 2500 hectares, and located on the West Coast of the South Island has been granted an extension that will further impact the diverse range of ...
A review of some aspects of the protection of native flora in New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
The many special features of the New Zealand environment are the culmination of its natural and geological history and, more latterly, human history. The isolation of New Zealand for such a long time ensured that it remained ...