Environmental protection

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913324

Report

19 Jun 2018

This paper seeks to provide a short and simple description of how carbon, water, nutrients, organic matter and microbes interact to underpin the health of soils.

Discussion paper

15 Jun 2018

This discussion paper has been released to seek views on a proposal to implement a levy on international visitors travelling to New Zealand to fund tourism infrastructure and conservation.

Report

The success of women caring for country as Indigenous rangers and on Indigenous Protected Areas
18 May 2018

The case studies in this report demonstrate that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls are taking advantage of opportunities through land and sea management to further express and develop their strength, confidence and leadership.

Strategy

27 Apr 2018

This decadal plan seeks to use new and emerging technologies, develop key infrastructure, and create a unified and dynamic science that will serve the needs of society, government, industry and Australia and New Zealand's unique biodiversity.

Research report

Data to 2017
19 Apr 2018

This report shows that, in some areas, soil and biodiversity are being seriously compromised by human actions. The evidence in the report highlights that the way land is used is contributing directly to erosion, and soil and water degradation, and is reducing the health and...

Report

29 Mar 2018

This audit examined whether natural and built assets on Victoria’s coastline are adequately protected against current and future erosion and inundation hazards.

Report

21 Mar 2018

The Burrup Peninsula is known for its cultural and archaeological significance, as it is the densest known concentration of rock engravings anywhere in the world. It contains Australia's largest collection of Aboriginal rock art (also known as petroglyphs), with more than one million images in...

Research report

RRecommendations towards implementation of the Marine Protected Areas Policy on the South Island’s south-east coast of New Zealand
7 Mar 2018

The South-East Marine Protection Forum has provided this final report on marine protection on the South Island’s south-east coast to the Ministers of Conservation and Fisheries.

Report

A dynamic computable general equilibrium modelling assessment
27 Feb 2018

Horticulture New Zealand asked NZIER to estimate the potential impacts of an incursion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) on the New Zealand economy. We used NZIER’s computable general equilibrium (CGE) model of the New Zealand economy to estimate these economic impacts.

Research report

24 Feb 2018

The former Federal Water Minister, Barnaby Joyce, approved the $17 million purchase of water in the Warrego valley, after criticising the Labor government for the same thing. This was a deal that required amendments to the Basin Plan to later adjust Basin Plan limits between...

Strategy

20 Feb 2018

Environment Canterbury has released this report commissioned by the five agencies with statutory responsibility for land and water management in the iconic Mackenzie Basin.

Report

14 Feb 2018

This report highlights that whilst the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) claims to base its recommendations on best available science, the proposed amendments allow the MDBA and the states change the Sustainable Diversion Limits (SDLs) without considering the science.

Journal article

14 Feb 2018

This study confirms 90-99% of Australia’s shellfish reefs have disappeared, making them our most endangered ocean ecosystem.

Report

14 Feb 2018

The Minister of Fisheries has publically released this report and recommendations from the Marlborough Sounds Salmon Farm Relocation Advisory Panel for the relocation of salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds.

Research report

8 Feb 2018

This analysis paper describes and discusses the history, structure, objectives and achievements of the National Landcare Programme.

Report

13th Edition
17 Jan 2018

The Global Risks Report 2018 is published at a time of encouraging headline global growth. Any breathing space this offers to leaders should not be squandered: the urgency of facing up to systemic challenges has intensified over the past year amid proliferating signs of uncertainty,...

Report

19 Dec 2017

This report questions using averages to represent flows in the Barwon-Darling and challenges the NSW Water Minister’s claims about how much water is going into maintain river health.

Strategy

15 Dec 2017

This draft strategy document describes the vision, shared goals and objectives in managing nature in both urban and non-urban settings, and sets a framework for government, non-government and community action to care for nature in all our many environments.

Evaluation

12 Dec 2017

It’s been five years since the Basin Plan was established – it’s time to check how implementation is going. The 2017 evaluation considers environmental, social, cultural and economic outcomes seen so far, and whether these outcomes are in line with what was expected five years...