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Development of valuation frameworks and principles Marlborough Sounds credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 02 April 2019

Marlborough Girls’ College students receive Marine Award

Marlborough Girls’ College students won the Marine Award at the 2019 Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards (CMEA) in late March.

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Development of valuation frameworks and principles Marlborough Sounds credit Dave Allen NIWA
Credit: Dave Allen NIWA

Posted on 29 October 2018

Valuation and decision-making in NZ’s marine environment

A study from researchers in the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge has found that processes to include people’s values in marine management and decision-making in New Zealand can be damaging for the…

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Participatory processes for marine ecosystem restoration low res

Posted on 29 October 2018

Success factors for marine conservation planning: a case study

A recently completed Sustainable Seas Challenge research project has examined the Kaituna River re-diversion as a case study for how best to involve and engage communities and Māori in marine resource management.…

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Kids on tree at beach

Posted on 14 December 2017

Video: The Unseen

The story so far: 14 workshops, 1,300 school children and 15km of rope! This arts-science-education project is working with communities and school children to explore the risks associated with environmental and…

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Ecosystem based management within Aotearoa New Zealands existing legislative framework
Credit: NZ Story/Chris Williams

Posted on 01 December 2017

Video: How current legislative frameworks in NZ enable EBM

Lara Taylor and Tania Te Whenua gave this presentation at the NZ Coastal Society conference.

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Incorporation of indigenous approaches to guardianship and stewardship in Canada Credit Zack Embree Greenpeace
Credit: Zack Embree Greenpeace

Posted on 26 July 2017

Lessons learned from Canada

A recently published paper in AlterNative identifies 5 elements to consider when developing ecosystem-based management (EBM) for Aotearoa. Our project investigating indigenous approaches to EBM completed in early 2017.

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