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Cover for Case Study New Zealand: Planning responses to coastal climate change risks: the case of Christchurch and the Akaroa Harbour, New Zealand.

This chapter examines the planning response to climate change and sea level rise (SLR) in the Akaroa Harbour area of Banks Peninsula near Christchurch in the South Island of New Zealand. The area is of historical significance as a second home and day-trip destination for Christchurch residents. The ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Balancing the need for conservation and the welfare of individual animals.

Human activities and climate change have contributed to a dramatic decline in populations and species, and conservation activities are required to slow this decline. Conservation of nature is considered worthwhile by many, but for different reasons. This means that ideas about our moral obligations ...

Author(s)
Beausoleil, N. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642161)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Decentralized, outcome oriented management of agricultural environmental issues in New Zealand.

This chapter provides a brief overview of New Zealand's agriculture and environmental issues and environmental management. Throughout the chapter, illustrations have been provided of the growing regulations for the management of water quality, soil erosion, the preservation of biodiversity, and...

Author(s)
Meister, A.; Beechey, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The nature of risk in no-tillage.

The results and associated implications of risks in no-tillage systems are examined. These risks include: biological (pests, diseases, toxins, nutrient stress, physiological stress and seed quality); physical (weather and machine function); chemical (weed control and fertilizer toxicity); and...

Author(s)
Baker, C. J.; Ritchie, W. R.; Saxton, K. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931162)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The changing context of forestry.

Considerable emphasis has been placed on the interactions between environmental change and forests in recent years. Organizations such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have produced reports detailing scenarios of forest development associated with particular changes in climate....

Author(s)
Innes, J. L.; Hoen, H. F.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990026)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indicators for sustained productive capacity of New Zealand and Australian plantation forests.

Australia and New Zealand are committed to the concept of sustainable forest management. Extensive portions of native forest in each country are managed primarily for conservation purposes. Substantial investment has been made in both countries to establish planted production forests, which...

Author(s)
Smith, C. T.; Gordon, A. D.; Payn, T. W.; Richardson, B.; Schoenholtz, S. H.; Skinner, M. F.; Snowdon, P.; West, G. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993928)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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