Towards a ‘total economic value’ of coastal marine ecosystem services in Nelson Bays, Nelson Tasman region, New Zealand

Abstract Ecosystem services underpin all market economic activity and yet their contribution to human welfare often goes unnoticed because of the difficulties associated with measurement in monetary units of account.

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Culture matters, too: achieving Ecological Economic outcomes through the expression of Māori cultural identity

Abstract This report explores emerging technology-based creative activities of Māori communities in New Zealand as part of their efforts to achieve the goals of cultural wellbeing and survival. We use

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Earthrise: The effects of climate change in Antarctica

Al Jazeera’s Earthrise documentaries provide a wonderful insight into efforts that are being made by businesses and communities all 0ver the world to give expression to kaitiakitanga and whanaungatanga in

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Earthrise: Reforestation in the Sahara, six-legged meat and efforts to save the freshwater pearl mussel

Al Jazeera’s Earthrise documentaries provide a wonderful insight into efforts that are being made by businesses and communities all 0ver the world to give expression to kaitiakitanga and whanaungatanga in

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Ecosystem services valuation of the Nelson Bays: results and outcomes

Abstract This study found that in the year 2012, coastal marine ecosystems within the Tasman-Golden Bays study area made a net total economic value contribution to human welfare of $4,797M/yr,

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Ecosystem services valuation of the Nelson Bays: ecosystem services valuation method

In this investigation an effort has been made, where ever possible to comply with recent theoretical and methodological developments in ecosystem services valuation and benefits transfer method. However, as a

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