Browsing by Author "Stephens, R. T. Theo"

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  • Compensating for ecological harm - the state of play in New Zealand

    Brown, Marie Amanda; Clarkson, Bruce D.; Stephens, R. T. Theo; Barton, Barry (New Zealand Ecological Society, 2014-01-01)
    Ecological compensation involves measures to create positive conservation outcomes intended to offset the residual impacts of development (e.g. restoration planting, pest control). Rarely, however, have the exchanges ...
  • Halting indigenous biodiversity decline: ambiguity, equity, and outcomes in RMA assessment of significance

    Walker, Susan F.; Brower, Ann L.; Clarkson, Bruce D.; Lee, William G.; Myers, Shona C.; Shaw, William B.; Stephens, R. T. Theo (New Zealand Ecological Society, 2008)
    In New Zealand, assessment of ‘significance’ is undertaken to give effect to a legal requirement for local authorities to provide for protection of significant sites under the Resource Management Act (1991). The ambiguity ...