In June 2020, the New Zealand Government passed the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Act 2020 (ETR Act) to reform the architecture of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS). As a result of the ETR Act, from 1 January 2023, post-1989...
Despite many examples of innovative and sustainable land management practices, a barrier to broader adoption is the immaturity of tools and systems to enable adequate, consistent measurement of ‘natural capital’. This natural capital roadmap seeks to enable sustainable land use transitions through the measurement and...
This report documents how illegal logging by criminal networks and resulting forest fires are connected to acts of violence and intimidation against forest defenders and the Brazilian state’s failure to investigate and prosecute these crimes.
This book identifies a range of potential response measures that could be implemented to significantly reduce exposure to climate related risks and enable the Pacific Community to better cope with emerging impacts.
Assessing the amenity value of forest ecosystem services: perspectives from the use of sustainable green spaces
Due to the fragility of forest ecosystems, developing forest recreational resources must consider sustainable ecological, economic, and social development, and reduce impacts from recreational activities. Diverse forests with different biodiversity could promote forest ecosystem services and resistance to the pressure of tourism development. Under such...
This plan describes how the New Zealand Government intends to grow innovative industries, as part of its new, sector-led approach to growing industry innovation and boosting productivity.
Details the findings of the Comprehensive Carbon Assessment Program (CCAP) in improving the estimation of above-ground and below-ground biomass accumulation.
Australia is well endowed with energy resources and has some of the best managed primary industries in the world. Our success as a country has been because of the competitive advantage provided by these abundant resources. We will ensure that the Federal Government strike the...
This Victorian State of the Forests 2018 report is produced to evaluate and report on the condition of Victoria’s forests, with recommendations for systemic and policy reforms.